A festive delight: Aalborg’s Christmas market has opened

by Aske M. Randa

Step into a world of festive enchantment as Aalborg’s Christmas Market on Gammeltorv opens its gates.

This beloved holiday tradition transforms the heart of the city into a winter wonderland, offering an abundance of Christmas delights that captivate the senses and warm the soul.

The festive celebration has kicked off with a grand opening in the city square with the flicker of thousands of twinkling lights and the aroma of freshly baked pastries, setting the stage for a month-long celebration of joy and togetherness.

You can visit the market until the 23rd of December.

Market stalls and delights

The heart of the Christmas market lies in its enchanting stalls, each adorned with festive decorations and offering a wide array of seasonal delights.

From handcrafted ornaments to traditional Danish treats, the stalls create a picturesque scene reminiscent of a winter wonderland.

Local artisans proudly display their products, providing visitors with the perfect opportunity to find unique and meaningful gifts for loved ones.

One cannot visit Aalborg’s Christmas Market without indulging in the culinary delights that define the holiday season.

Practical details:

  • The Christmas Market at Gammeltorv in Aalborg city center welcomes visitors with open arms throughout the holiday season.
  • From Monday to Friday, the market operates from 12:00 to 18:00, and on weekends from 10:00 to 18:00.
  • On Friday, November 24th, in celebration of Black Friday, the market extends its hours from 12:00 to 22:00.
  • As the holiday spirit intensifies, the market remains open every day from 10:00 to 19:00, from Friday the 15th of December to Saturday the 23rd of December.

The market boasts an impressive array of food stalls, serving up traditional Danish dishes alongside international festive fare.

Visitors can savour fresh “æbleskiver”, a classic Danish treat, or warm up with a cup of mulled wine while exploring the myriad of flavours that the market has to offer.

One of the highlights of Aalborg’s Christmas Market is the breathtaking light displays that transform the city into a magical spectacle.

The market square is adorned with twinkling lights, creating a warm and inviting ambience.

Visitors are encouraged to take a leisurely stroll through the illuminated pathways, capturing the perfect Instagram-worthy moments against the backdrop of festive decorations.

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