During Christmas season Helsinki is filled with markets, starting from end November. Various markets offer a wide selection of food and beverages, shopping spots, Finnish design and of course a warm atmosphere. Father Christmas and the elves also pay a visit to many of these markets. Here are our tips for the Christmas markets.
Tuomaan Markkinat – Helsinki Christmas Market
27.11-22.12. – Tuomaan Markkinat – The Helsinki Christmas Market brings traditiona market stalls to Market Square, located at the end of Aleksanterinkatu near the harbour.. Visitors can find Finnish design, Christmas decorations, handicrafts. The traditional Finnish Christmas drink, mulled wine – Glögi is also available on the market along with wide selection of food. .
Ornamo Design Christmas 2021
4.–6.12.– Ornamo’s annual Design Christmas Market will take place at Kaapelitehdas in Helsinki (Cable Factory). The three-day event is a market to explore Finnish design, textiles, glass and ceramic art, fashion and other lifestyle products.
Helsinki Christmas Market at Old Student House
15.-22.12. –The traditional Christmas Market has opened every Christmas time already over 30 years at Old Student House. Selection of high-quality Finnish handicrafts, created by many talented Finnish designers and artisans will be available on two floors.
Teurastamo Christmas Market
18.-19.12. – Teurastamo Christmas will offer traditional Christmas delights but also some more rare and exotic flavors in tastings and in the restaurants. You can as well find some kitchen products. You can relax in the area in many ways.. The market venue is an old abattoir courtyard (Teurastamo).
Images: Helsinki Marketing, Ornamo and Tuomaan markkinat. (click image for details.) Featured image: Jussi Hellsten / Tuomaan markkinat.