Lots of Christmas events: Find the Christmas spirit with other internationals

by Nathalia Hentze Nielsen

If you’re in the Christmas spirit and want to explore Danish Christmas traditions in the region there’s many amazing activities to keep an eye out for.

The International House North Denmark has created a list of Christmas events and things to do around the region.

To find out more about each of them, simply use the QR-code or links provided in the text description.

Aalbæk, Christmas Market

What: One of North Jutland’s biggest outside Christmas markets
When: Open from Friday, December 9th, to Sunday, December 11th. Friday: 14:00-18:00. Saturday & Sunday 11:00-18:00
Where: Skagensvej 42, 9982 Aalbæk

Read more here.

Børglum Abbey, Christmas Market

What: The Christmas market is the biggest event of the year with many locals participating Christmas booths in arts, crafts, decorations and delicacies
When: Open from Saturday, December 10th, to Sunday, December 11th. Saturday & Sunday 10:00-16:00. Also on the 29th of December, 16:00-20:00
Where: Børglum Klostervej 255, 9760 Vrå

Read more here.

Kildeparken, the singing Christmas trees

What: Press the button on one of the 60 trees in Kildeparken to play cozy Christmas music
When: Can be experienced daily in the month of December. On Sunday the 11th and 18th of December from 15:30 you can furthermore experience more than 250 candles be lit
Where: Kildeparken, 9000 Aalborg

Read more here.

Budolfi Church, Nine Lessons and Carols – International Christmas vibes

What: There will be music, singing, light shows and readings when the rectors from AAU and UCN together with international and Danish students will form the framework for Nine Lessons & Carols 2022
When: Wednesday, December 7th, at 19:00
Where: Aalborg Cathedral – Church of St. Budolfi, Algade 40, 9000 Aalborg

Read more here.

Christmas “hygge” with I-Life

What: Free Christmas arts and craft event with “æbleskiver” (a real danish Christmas treat) and Christmas cookies
When: Thursday, December 8th, 19:00
Where: International House North Denmark, Rantzausgade 4, 9000 Aalborg

Read more here.

Hirtshals, International Christmas meeting

What: International Christmas meeting for all expats or foreigners and their families in Hjørring municipality
When: Saturday, December 10th, 10:00-14:00
Where: Den Svenske Sømandskirke – Hirtshals Kulturhus, Skagerakvej 2, 9850 Hirtshals

Read more here.

Dorf Møllegård, Christmas at the old mill farm 

What: The museum hosts an authentic Danish Christmas like in the old days
When: Saturday, December 10th, and Sunday, December 11th, 10:00-16:00
Where: Dorf Møllegård, Storskovvej 39, 9330 Dronninglund

Read more here.

The Rebild Center, Festival of lights

What: Lucia procession and magical tricks in nature
When: Sunday, December 11th, 10:00-16:00
Where: Rebildcentret with Thingbæk Kalkminer, Røde Møllevej 4, 9520 Skørping

Read more here.

Thy, Christmas market at Doverodde Købmandsgaard

What: Christmas market with lots of activities for children and adults
When: Saturday, December 17th, 10:00-17:00
Where: Lille Fjordstræde 7, 7760 Hurup Thy

Read more here.

Løgstør, Santa arrives by boat

What: Santa and all his Christmas elves arrive by boat in the world’s oldest Christmas ship show
When: Sunday, December 18th, 13:00-15:00
Where: The dock in front of Løgstør Badehotel – Havnevej, 9670 Løgstør

Read more here.

Aalborg International Friends, Christmas Celebration

What: Christmas service, songs, stories, and food
When: Sunday, December 25th, 16:00
Where: Bethelkirken, Niels Ebbesens Gade 14, 9000 Aalborg

Read more here.

Blokhus Sculpture Park, Magical Christmas

What: Celebrate a magical Christmas with a light and sound show in the Sculpture Park
When: Every day until December 30th (except the 24th and 25th), 15:00-21:00
Where: Vesterhavsvej 6, Hune, 9492 Blokhus

Read more here.

If you’re looking for more Christmas markets in North Jutland visit: https://www.visitnordjylland.com/north-jutland/four-seasons/christmas-north-jutland

Overview of Christmas events in Aalborg (Allevents.in):

It’s cold outside but our hearts are warm – International House North Denmark wishes all internationals a Merry Christmas.

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