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Christmas in Copenhagen

It's December, and the holiday spirit is sweeping through Copenhagen! Here is a small selection of the many events you can experience this month during the city's festival, Copenhagen Christmas.

Danish Christmas traditions

Read 'Yuletide in Denmark'

Girl and Christmas tree

Danish Christmas traditions

Warm up at Tivoli Christmas Market and atmospheric Christmas markets around Denmark

Denmark's Best Christmas Markets

Make Christmas shopping a memorable experience this year, with a trip to one of Denmark's atmospheric Christmas markets. From November onwards, Denmark explodes with magical Christmas markets.

Copenhagen Christmas Nyhavn

Things to do this Christmas

You won't run out of fun things to do in Denmark over the Christmas season. As well as the wealth of unique Danish Christmas events and attractions, such as Tivoli Christmas Market, many of Denmark's most-popular attractions are open for indoor and outdoor entertainment. So grab your coat, head out and experience Denmark in the midst of midwinter!

Practical information Denmark Chrsitmas

Practical Christmas information

Christmas candle

Public holidays during the Christmas period

Christmas in Denmark

Celebrate Christmas around Denmark

The whole of Denmark gets into the festive spirit this time of year. Towns and cities around Denmark, such as Aarhus and Odense, are ablaze with Christmas lights and good cheer. Christmas markets, exhibitions, music in the streets; Christmas in Denmark is truly magical.

Christmas Toffee Apples - Credit: Niclas Jessen

Danish Christmas Food

Christmas dinner

Danish Christmas dinner

Danish Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve in Denmark

Couple at beach

Old Christmas beliefs

The Christmas tree

Traditionally the Danish Christmas tree is the common spruce type, also known as Norwegian spruce. In more recent time, the common spruce has made way for the Normann spruce as it lasts a bit longer and results in fewer scattered needles on your living room floor by New Year's Eve.

Danish christmas

Danish Christmas traditions

Take home your own Advent wreath

Let loose at Copenhagen's famous fairground!

Tivoli Gardens: Let loose at Copenhagen's famous fairground!

Tivoli is the world’s most-visited seasonal theme park