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Christmas Markets in Helsinki

7.12.2019 Text: Helsinki This Week Photos: Jussi Hellsten / Helsinki Marketing
Christmas Markets

Christmas Market season is here! Sure signs of approaching Christmas are the several Christmas markets organised in the city.

Manta’s Market 23.11.-8.1.2020

Manta Christmas market will be held at Havis Amanda square, next to the Market Square. There are dozens of stalls from which you can buy food and beverages both hot and cold, Finnish bakery products, packed delicacies and crafts for yourself or to give to your loved ones. Santa Claus will also be visiting the market. Enjoy the warm Christmas atmosphere in a beautiful environment at the heart of Helsinki!

Manta Christmas market will be open 10–18 every day except on Christmas Day, the 25 December. 
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Tokyo Christmas Bazaar 29.11.-1.12.

Young art students are organizing yearly TOKYO Christmas Bazaar that offers unique Christmas presents.

Museum of Conteporary Art Kiasma, Mannerheiminaukio 2.
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Kaurila Christmas Market 30.11.-1.12.

The festive season is here again and for the 10th consecutive year, Kaurilan Sauna is proud to host its Christmas market featuring an array of beautiful handcrafted products. Come and be inspired – soak up the unique atmosphere of the sauna building, savour the delicacies on offer at the market café and take advantage of this fantastic opportunity to get your Christmas shopping done.

Heikinniementie 9. More info.


Hvitträsk Christmas Market 31.11.-1.12.

The Christmas Market at the Hvitträsk art museum is full of Christmas decorations, gifts and crafts in a unique setting. The museum is open on market days.

Hvitträskintie 166, open both days at 11–17.
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Christmas Sales at Suomenlinna Sea Fortress 1.-2.12.

Christmas sales event at ceramic studio Pot Viapori offers visitors the opportunity to explore studio’s art work and premises. Pot Viapori was founded in 1972 and it’s located in an old cannon hall bastion Palmstierna. Pot Viapori plays an important role in Finnish ceramic art and it’s an integral part of Suomenlinna fortress cultural and artistic activities.

Pot Viapori, Susisaari B 45, Suomenlinna. At 12-16.
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Mimmit & Mummot Christmas Market, 5.-8.12.

This lovely Christmas market celebrates Finnish artisans and the culture of craftsmanship. The event brings together especially women of all ages. Admission fee 6€, 10 % of the ticket income will be donated to organisations that empower women in Finland and abroad.

Wanha Satama (Old Harbour), Pikku Satamakatu 3-5. Open 5.12. 14–19, 6.12. 11–17, 7.12. 11–19, 8.12. 11–18.
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Helsinki Christmas Market 6.–22.12.

Helsinki Christmas Market is located in the Senate Square and is the oldest and largest event of its kind in Helsinki. At the market, over 100 vendors sell quality crafts, Christmas ornaments, Finnish design products, and hand-made candles – just to mention a few!
All sorts of smells and tastes of Christmas are in the air as the vendors, restaurants and street food chains offer sweet and savoury delicacies, plus modern and traditional Finnish seasonal food.
The heart of the market beats to a hugely popular, old-fashioned merry-go-round offering free rides.

Open Tue-Fri 11-20, Sat-Sun 10-20, Mon closed.
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Christmas Markets

Ornamo Design Market 7.-9.12.

Ornamo’s annual Design Christmas will again take place at Helsinki’s Cable Factory. The three-day market is a unique event to meet Finnish designers, explore the latest design trends and purchase Finnish design, textile, glass and ceramic art, fashion and other lifestyle products. 

Cable Factory, Tallberginkatu 1, Fri 15–19, Sat 10–18 and Sun 10–18. More info.

Christmas Market at Old Student House 14.-22.12.

It’s time again for the traditional Christmas Market at the historic venue, Old Student House, in heart of the city. Embrace the Christmas spirit with two floors of high-quality Finnish handicrafts.

Old Student House, Mannerheimintie 3. Open Mon–Fri 11–20, Sat–Sun 11–18.
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Christmas Market

Teurastamo Christmas Market 14.-15.2.

You’ll find one of the newest traditional Christmas markets at the Abattoir area. Two days full of vendors selling crafts, design products, home goods, jewellery, and all sorts of gifts. Furthermore, dozens of food stalls with delicacies of many kinds.

The Abattoir, Työpajankatu 2, at 10–17.
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