Things to do during the Christmas holidays 2017

There are a lot of fun events and things to do during the Christmas holiday season in Finland.

Here is a short list of some things you might like to check out before and during the holidays:

Christmas openings

November 24th - 26th, Jyväskylä Christmas opening at the city centre (kompassi area). Outdoor christmas market, Santa Claus with elfs and fireworks on Sunday 26th at 18:00 (time will be confirmed soon)


December 3rd Ti-Ti Nalle (Ti-Ti Teddybear) Christmas Concert for children, Paviljonki

December 14th Swinging Christmas: Christmas Concert by the Jyväskylä Symphony, Jyväskylä City Theatre

December 14th Club For Five -joulukiertue, A cappella, Paviljonki 

Christmas Markets

November 25th - December 23th(weekends) Toivola Old Courtyard Christmas Market

December 2nd and 3rd Christmas Market 2017, Paviljonki

December 9th and 10th Artisan's Christmas Market at the Craft Museum of Finland

During the holidays, in addition to relaxing with family and friends, people often book holiday trips.

Popular trips include local spas (see sports), cruises to Estonia and Sweden, visit to the Santa Claus Villiage in Lapland.

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