Helsinki Christmas Market may not be one of the best known Christmas markets in Europe, but it’s certainly among the most unique!
After all, Christmas time in Finland means Christmas saunas, hot glögi and pikkujoulu, a ‘small Christmas’ that entails partying in bars and restaurants.
If you’re currently planning your own trip, or simply curious about what Helsinki Christmas Market is like, then we’re here to help.
Read on for an overview of Helsinki Christmas Market, with official dates, hotel recommendations, photos & more.
NOTE: This is a Christmas market we haven’t personally visited yet, so all the information below is taken from official sources for your reference! If you have any personal tips from first-hand experience to add, let us know in the comments so we can improve this guide!
Helsinki Christmas Market Dates
According to the event’s official website, this year’s edition of the Old Christmas Market will take place from December 15 – 22, 2023.
Helsinki Christmas Market Hotels
Looking for a place to stay nearby while you visit Helsinki’s Christmas markets? Here are some recommendations:
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Helsinki Christmas Market Location
Due to renovations in 2021, the Helsinki Christmas Market took place on Market Square rather than Senate Square.
For this year however, the market will once again be held in Senate Square, as it used to prior to renovations.
Official Helsinki Christmas Market Website
For the most up-to-date information and announcements, be sure to visit the official Helsinki Christmas Market website.
Help Us Improve This Helsinki Christmas Market Guide!
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