Events in Sweden

December 2015

  • Christmas at Liseberg 20 November 2015 - 30 December 2015
    Christmas at Liseberg

    Scandinavia’s largest Christmas market at Liseberg and innovative, stylish lighting design and attractions along the central three kilometre Lane of Light. Liseberg is open until the end of December, the city illuminations all over New Years.
    Place: Liseberg Amusement Park

    Location: Gothenburg
  • Old Town Christmas Market 21 November 2015 - 23 December 2015
    Old Town Christmas Market

    Welcome to visit this famous, oldest and most traditional Christmas Market in Stockholm with a special cheery festive atmosphere! It is located in the heart of the Old Town (Gamla Stan) at Stortorget square (close to the Royal Palace).

    In the Old Town Christmas Market you will find Swedish Christmas sweets smoked sausages, reindeer, elkmeat and other delicacies.

    There is also Glögg (mulled wine), a range of Swedish handicrafts and decorative arts of high-quality workmanship.

    Open daily between 11.00 and 18.00 hours.

    Location: Old Town, Stockholm
  • Christmas Market at Skansen 28 November 2015 - 21 December 2015
    Christmas Market at Skansen

    Dates: 28- 29 Nov; 5-6 Dec; 12 - 13 Dec; 19 - 20 Dec.
    10am - 4pm
    Traditional Christmas market at Skansen
    At the Bollnäs Square and in the Town Quarter. Enjoy our traditional Christmas market with stands filled with Swedish handicraft, sweets and lovely food.

    Location: Stockholm
  • Sigtuna Christmas Markets 29 November 2015 - 20 December 2015
    Sigtuna Christmas Markets

    Enjoy Swedish Christmas traditions in Sweden’s oldest town with dancing, singing and Swedish traditional handicraft.This year the Christmas market occurs on the 29/11, 6/12, 13/12 and 20/12 at 11 AM to 16 PM.


    Location: Sigtuna
  • Nobel Prize Day 10 December 2015
    Nobel Prize Day

    Nobel Prize Day Every year, on December 10, the anniversary of Alfred Nobel's death, His Majesty Carl XVI Gustaf presents the Nobel Prizes in economics, chemistry, physics, medicine, and literature. The ceremony takes place in Konserthuset in Stockholm. Afterwards, a banquet for 1,200 invited guests is held in Blå Hallen in Stockholms Stadshus (City Hall). One hundred years ago marks the tenth time the Nobel Prizes were awarded according to Alfred Nobel's will.

    Location: Stockholm
  • Lucia celebration at Skansen 13 December 2015
    Lucia celebration at Skansen

    At Bollnäs House, where Skansen’s first Lucia celebrations were held, you can find out about Lucia traditions. A Lucia procession with music students from Stockholm will take place at Seglora Church, and the main Lucia concert will be held on the Solliden Stage at 4 in the evening of 13 December. This year’s Lucia celebrations will take place from 12 to13 December, with daily Lucia concerts.

    Location: Stockholm
  • Christmas 24 December 2015

    After nearly a month of waiting, Christmas Eve finally arrives — the height of the celebration in Sweden. Work is at an end, schoolchildren are on holiday and the Christmas preparations are complete.


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