Tampere Christmas Market fills the Central Square with warm and cozy Christmas atmosphere! Little wooden booths are filled with handicrafts, design, jewellery, treats, toys and much more from Finland and abroad. You can also try the delicious dishes and snacks of the cafes and restaurants on the area or enjoy the daily program. Tampere Christmas Market is like another world in the center of Tampere. You can read more about Tampere Christmas market here!
Tallipiha Stable Yards’ Christmas celebrates their 20 -year anniversary! In the beautiful wooden houses you can find shops, boutiques and a cafe with delicious treats, hot beverages and freshly baked goods. Little booths at the yard are filled with quality handicrafts and design. Children will enjoy the pretty carousel in the yard and petting the farm animals in the stable. You can read more about Tallipiha Stable Yards here!
Doghill’s Christmas in Särkänniemi Amusement Park welcomes children to decorate gingerbreads, to do arts and crafts, to play and sing in the beautiful milieu inspired by Mauri Kunnas’ books. Children can also meet the farm animals, enjoy some Christmassy treats and they might just see a glimpse of Santa Claus as well. You can read more about Doghill’s Christmas and check the opening times here!
Experiental Christmas of Finlayson brings together 40 events in milieu of Finlayson during Christmas time. Come shopping in the pop up boutiques, take part in handicraft workshops, enjoy music in Finlayson Church or admire art at Art Centers and exhibitions! Check the complete list of events and opening times from here!
Liuttu farmhouse is a traditional 1900-century farmhouse located in Teisko area. At the farmhouse you can enjoy treats in the atmospheric cafe or do some Christmas shopping in the vintage boutique. Liuttu Farmhouse is open from 12-16 on Sundays in November and from 12-16 on Saturdays and Sundays in December.
The biggest indoor market in the Nordic countries, Tampere Market Hall gets ready for the holiday season! There are a lot of events taking place at Tampere Market Hall before Christmas such as Independence Day concert (5.12.), Market Hall’s popular evening market (7.12.), Christmas opening for children (8.12.) and a Christmas concert by singer Katri Metso (15.12.).
At the Runeberg’s Hut you will find handicrafted products from twenty different artesans from Pirkanmaa region. The products are made for example from class, wood and ceramics. The Hut is open from Wednesday to Sunday between 24.11. – 23.12. at 13-18. The Hut is located at the mansion are of Haihara.
Telakka organizes again their traditional Christmas Fair on 12th of December. The event will have 26 different companies and sellers showcasing their products. Come and find some unique gifts for Christmas!
Traditional Christmas Fair of Pispala is organized at Haulitehdas. At the fair you can find food, drinks, music, handmade crafts, baked goods and even literature! The fair starts at 13.00 and continue to 20.00.
Traditional Martta Christmas Fair offers handicrafted items, treats and delicacies as well as warm atmosphere. You will also find a café, where you can enjoy pea soup on Friday and Christmas porridge on Saturday. The fair is open on Friday between 10-18 and on Saturday between 9-16.
The fact is that locals of Tampere love doughnuts any time of the year! The best doughnuts of Tampere are made by Pyynikin Näkötorni cafe. You can get your hands on these delicious treats at Central Square at the Tampere Christmas Market or at their own cafe at the edge of Central Square. You can also enjoy these treats at their birthplace in Pyynikki Observation Tower. Buy your doughnut and cup of coffee and climb to the top to see the frozen views! If you want to experience the Christmas feeling in don’t forget to check out these charming cafés!