Christmas Markets in Helsinki 2015

After the switching-on of the Christmas lights on Aleksanterinkatu, officially  the Christmas season in Helsinki has begun, meaning that Christmas markets open every day! 

I started this list because I wanted to visit as many Christmas markets as possible . And since Christmas is about caring, I want to share with you my collection, so that you don`t miss on any of these events!

Naisten joulumessut2.-6.12.2015

At this fair, you will find hand-knit and embroidered Christmas decorations, pottery, jewellery, candles, leather, wood products and much more. They are all hand made in Finland by Finnish women.
Place: Pikku Satamakatu 3-5

Ornamon Design -joulumyyjäiset , 4.– 6.12.2015

Ornamon Design Christmas fair will offer treasures for everyone from top design artists. Check out all the 241  participants here.
Place: Kaapelitehdas, Merikaapelihalli ja Puristamo, Tallberginkatu 1, Helsinki 

Arts and Crafts goes HAPPI , 5.12.2015

At this market you will find hand made items and art supplies. I will participate in this Christmas market! I will be very happy if you drop by 🙂
Place: Sörnäisten rantatie 31, 00500 Helsinki

Malmin Lentoaseman Joulu  5.12.2015

This is a non-profit event organized by Malmi`s airport. At this family friendly event you can enjoy a full day program. The program starts at 10am with Christmas songs. Santa Claus will be there distributing lottery tickets and candy for the kids.
Place: Malmi Airport

Joulupolku Herttoniemen kartanolla  5.12.2015 

You are warmly invited to celebrate Christmas like Finnish people did in the XVIII century. At the event you there will be music,theatre performances, Christmas market and more.

Place: Herttoniemen kartano, Linnanrakentajantie 12

At this market you will find goods that have been given a second life thanks to the artisans. Come feel the Holiday spirit in an impressive Baroque banquet hall!
Place: Aleksanterinkatu 12

Christmas sale of the students of the Academy of  Fine Arts.
Place: Merimiehenkatu 36,Exhibition laboratory

This is a non-profit event and anyone is welcome to sell, help with the decoration,etc. More than 100 vendors will take part in this Christmas market. There will be food,drinks and all kind of hand made items.

Place: Karhupuisto

Ursan joulumyyjäiset 12.12.2015

Ursa arranges the traditional Christmas market in Helsinki`s Observatory. More information at:

Place: Kopernikuksentie 1, Helsinki Observatory 

Tuomaan markkinat 4.–22.12.2015

The detailed programme of the Christmas Market will be announced later on the event`s page. But one thing is certain, the event is promising to be amazing as each year. At the Christmas Market you will find many traditional as well as more modern gift ideas and home items, delicious food and warm drinks will be served as usual.

Place: Senaatintori

Karjalatalon joulumyyjäiset 12.12.2015

At this Christmas fair you can find variety of hand made items, delicious pastries and of course Karelian pies.

Place: Käpylänkuja 1

Nosturin joulukirppis  12.12.2015

Come to enjoy a day full of happening: blogger interviews, workshops, shopping, lottery etc. The flea market is organized in cooperation with The Helsinki Society for Animal Protection HESY. All funds from the lottery will be given for animal protection.

Place: Telakkakatu 8

Arabian kääntöpaikan joulumyyjäiset 12.12.2015

Come to enjoy the Christmas market that offers snacks,drink and many small gifts.

Place: Intiankatu 1

Seurasaaren joulupolku 13.12.2015

More information on the Christmas market will be announced later.

Place: Seurasaari

Vuosaaren joulupolku 13.12.2015

Santa Claus and his elves welcome you warmly to this event full of many interesting things to experience,see and buy. Check out the full program of the event here.

Place: Uutelantie 1,Vuosaari

Hakaniemen maalaismarkkinat 13.12.2015

Hakaniemi`s Christmas market will offer as every year: food, drinks, warm clothes and all kind of Christmas related goods.

Place: Hakaniemen Torikatu

Teurastamon joulumyyjäiset 19.-20.12.2015

About 50 vendors will offer what they are doing. Yes, you read that correctly. It can be art, food, service, design… Come by and see for yourself!

Place: Työpajankatu 2

Kaapelin joulu -tapahtuma 12.-21.12.2015 

Come and feel the Christmas spirit over  selected exhibitions, performances, Christmas market and workshops!

Place: Tallberginkatu 1

We Got Beefin joulumarkkinat  18.-20.12.2015

More than 30 vendors will offer their hand crafts at the Christmas market. Come and join the fun!

Place: Iso Roobertinkatu 21

Vanhan Joulutori  15.-23.12.2015 

At the Old Christmas Market domestic handicraft entrepreneurs and designers will be selling their goods. 

Place: Mannerheimintie 5

Joulumaailma  29.11. – 6.1.2015

Christmas World brings the Christmas atmosphere in the heart of Helsinki. Santa Claus will be there every day before Christmas. You can enjoy delicious delicacies and unique gifts for your loved ones!

Place: Aleksanterinkatu 23

For me, as an artist, it is very important to support the local hand crafters, therefore I challenge you: This year, buy hand made gifts! Make yourself and a small business owner happy!


This is me at the outdoor Christmas market in Porvoo two years ago.


This one is from last year`s indoor Christmas market in Porvoo. It lasted 3 days and was more successful for me than the previous one 🙂

Have fun shopping from the Christmas markets!

P.S. Let me know about any other Christmas markets in Helsinki and I will add them to the list!


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