Christmas Markets in Copenhagen 2024


Guide to Copenhagen Christmas Markets 2024

In Copenhagen, there are several different Christmas markets that can be combined with Christmas shopping in Copenhagen’s festive city center. For example, you can visit the Christmas market at Tivoli and then go to Royal Copenhagen on Strøget, where every Christmas, selected famous Danes have the tradition of setting their own Christmas table with porcelain and decorations.

The major department stores, Illum and Magasin, are also impressive with all their Christmas decorations, and all other shops, cafes, etc., do their best to create a Christmas atmosphere. Don’t miss the impressive Christmas decoration at Hotel D’Angleterre near Kongens Nytorv.

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Store Opening Hours during Christmas and New Year

Here is some information about some of Copenhagen’s Christmas markets:

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Tivoli Christmas Market

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Tivoli’s Christmas market is undoubtedly one of the most visited Christmas markets. It opens on November 19 and remains open until January 2, including Christmas days and New Year. Here, Christmas is everywhere, with snow on the roofs and smoke from the chimneys, a large “Alp Gasthaus” next to the alpine express. There is a Christmas atmosphere with snow, Christmas trees, decorations, Christmas flowers, and the scent of “Kleiner” and cinnamon. Naturally, there are plenty of Christmas lights, Christmas trees, Christmas stalls (about 50 of them), carousels, and attractions. Everything related to Christmas and a little more, making it a perfect destination when visiting Copenhagen.

Location: Tivoli, Vesterbrogade, Copenhagen

Dates: November 17 – December 31, 2023

Opening Hours:

Monday – Thursday: 11 am – 10 pm
Friday – Saturday: 11 am – 11 pm
Sunday: 11 am – 10 pm
December 24: Closed

Website: Tivoli

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Højbro Plads Christmas Market

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The Christmas market at Højbro Plads is located right next to Strøget. It is a traditional Christmas market that has been held at Højbro Plads for many years and was one of the first in Copenhagen. It calls itself “Københavns hyggeligste julemarked” (Copenhagen’s coziest Christmas market), with many stalls and its own Santa Claus. Inspired by Germany, you can buy Glühwein and Currywurst, as well as many other things like Italian and French delicacies, clothes, crafts, Danish Christmas food, etc. Free admission.

Location: Højbro Plads, Strøget, Copenhagen

Dates: November 3 – December 21, 2023

Opening Hours:
Monday – Wednesday: 11 am – 7 pm
Thursday: 11 am – 8 pm
Friday – Saturday: 11 am – 9 pm
Sunday: 12 pm – 7 pm

Website: Julemarked Højbro Plads
Facebook: julemarked

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H.C. Andersen’s Christmas Market

In its fifth year and now a tradition, H.C. Andersen’s Christmas market is located in the heart of Copenhagen, at Nytorv. There are stalls, Santa Claus, and H.C. Andersen, among others. Free admission.

Location: Nytorv, 1609 Copenhagen

Dates: November 17 – December 21, 2023

Opening Hours:
Sunday – Thursday: 11 am – 7 pm
Friday + Saturday: 11 am – 8 pm

Website: HC Andersen Julemarked

Kongens Nytorv Christmas Market

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Hotel D’Angleterre beautifully decorated for Christmas

At Kongens Nytorv, the square where Strøget ends and Nyhavn begins, they aim for a Christmas atmosphere reminiscent of old times, inspired by the large Christmas markets in Lübeck, among others. It is also at Kongens Nytorv where you can admire the beautiful Christmas decoration at Hotel D’Angleterre, an attraction that draws many visitors every year.

Free admission.

Location: Kongens Nytorv,  1050 Copenhagen K

Dates: November 3 – December 21, 2023

Opening Hours:
Monday – Wednesday: 11 am – 7 pm
Thursday: 11 am – 8 pm
Friday – Saturday: 11 am – 9 pm
Sunday: 12 pm – 7 pm

Website: Julemarked Kongens Nytorv

Nyhavns Christmas Market

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In Nyhavn, there is also their own Christmas market. Along the quayside, you will find festively decorated stalls selling traditional Christmas items, mulled wine, Æbleskiver (Danish Christmas doughnuts), Christmas decorations, crafts, etc.

Location: Nyhavn 1 – 47, Copenhagen

Christiania Christmas Market

The freetown of Christiania organizes a Christmas market in “Den Grå Hal,” a tradition since the 70s. There are plenty of stalls, many of them somewhat unconventional, reminiscent of exotic bazaars in warmer countries.

Location: Den Grå Hal, Refshalevej 2, 1432 Copenhagen K

Dates: December 8 – 20, 2023

Opening Hours: Every day 12 pm – 8 pm (on December 20, it closes at 6 pm)

Website: Facebook sida

Christmas in Zoo

In “Christmas in Zoo” in Copenhagen, you can experience traditional Christmas atmosphere and lots of activities. Visit Santa Claus and his wife in Santa’s house, roller skate among pandas and penguins, visit Christmas stalls, and taste Christmas in all the new food stalls that have opened in the Zoo.

Location: Zoo, Roskildevej 32, 2000 Frederiksberg

Dates: November 18, 2023 – January 1, 2024

Opening Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 10 am – 4 pm
Friday – Sunday: 9 am – 8 pm
December 24 + 31: 9 am – 2 pm
December 25 + 26: 9 am – 4 pm
December 27 – 30: 9 am – 8 pm

Admission: Annual pass or regular ticket

Website: Zoologisk Have

Christmas bazaar at the Swedish church in Copenhagen

The Christmas bazaar at the Swedish church in Copenhagen is an annual tradition since 1912. A Christmas market that always focuses on Swedish craftsmanship and traditions. The opening takes place on Friday, November 19, and then the bazaar continues throughout the weekend. Here, you can, for example, taste Swedish specialties, buy crafts, and purchase raffle tickets for various prizes. Music and song, as well as crafts and activities for children.

Location: Svenska Gustafskyrkan, Folke Bernadottes Allé 4, 2100 Copenhagen Ø

Dates: November 24 – 26, 2023

Opening Hours: Friday 3 pm – 6 pm, Saturday 11 am – 5 pm, Sunday 11 am – 4 pm

Website: Julbasar

Christmas Market in the Garden of the Garden Society – Haveselskabets have

The Christmas market that calls itself “Byens smukkeste julemarked” (the city’s most beautiful Christmas market). It might have something to it, as it is organized by the garden society on Frederiksberg. Indoors, you will find Christmas items and art crafts, and in the greenhouse, Christmas decorations and ornaments from the garden are sold.

They also sell regional delicacies, and the Haveselskabet’s own café offers cookies, mulled wine, and coffee. In the park, adorned with torches and Christmas trees, there are also stalls.

Location: Frederiksberg Runddel 1, Haveselskabets have, 2000 Frederiksberg

Dates: November 18 – 19, 2023

Opening Hours: 11 am – 7 pm

Website: Julemarkedet i Haveselskabets have

“Værk” Christmas Market in KPH-Volume

All exhibitors are members of the association Danske Kunsthåndværkere & Designere, and therefore, they already work professionally with crafts and design. The Christmas market is a perfect destination for design enthusiasts looking for high-quality Christmas gifts. Here, a range of Denmark’s most talented designers and craftsmen present new products and unique crafts, including textile, glass, ceramics, jewelry, and much more. The Christmas market takes place in a large, heated circus tent located in the beautiful garden of the Designmuseum.

Free admission to the Christmas market

Location: Bredgade 66, 1260 Copenhagen K

Dates: December 1 – 3 & 9 – 10, 2023

Opening Hours:  10 am – 6 pm

Website: Julemarkedet Værk

Vesterbro RAW Christmas Market 2023

Once again the Vesterbro RAW art and crafts market will be held at DGI byen next to Hovedbanegården (the main train station). Here, you will find many different, raw, creative, and unique arts and crafts, design items, and art. RAW aims to promote diversity and versatility, so you can make unique finds here.

Location: DGI byen, 1711 Copenhagen V

Dates: December 2, 2023

Opening Hours: 11 am – 5 pm

Website: Vesterbro RAW julemarked

Flids Christmas Market

At Flids Christmas market, which is an art and design market, you can, for example, buy works by artists, designers, and craftsmen.

Location: Nørrebrohallen, Nørrebrogade 208, 2200 Copenhagen

Dates: December 8 – 10, 2023

Opening Hours:
Friday 2 pm – 7 pm
Saturday 11 am – 5 pm
Sunday 11 am – 5 pm

Admission: 40 DKK

Hemsida: Flids julemarked