Christmas in Denmark

Feel Denmark at its warmest this Christmas; a season steeped in unique traditions and magical experiences. As the weather cools down, the festive spirit heats up and Denmark glows with Christmas markets and traditional Danish celebrations, both indoors and out.

Here you can browse guides on Denmark's best Christmas markets, be inspired on where to go Christmas shopping or prepare for a Christmas with a distinctly Danish twist.

Danish Christmas

Christmas is a glorious time to visit Denmark. The festive seasons starts early and everybody gets involved. Food, design, socialising, culture - all the great aspects of Denmark combine and truly come to life during the months leading up to the big night itself on December 24th.

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Seasonal activities

From skating in the open air to a cosy stroll around the world-famous Tivoli Gardens Christmas Market, Denmark is full of fun things to do around Christmas time. Shopping, dining, decking your halls with Danish decorations; fill your holiday, and your stockings, with help from our guides. 

Experience the warmth of a Danish Christmas at one of Denmark's top Christmas markets, dotted all over the country during the festive season!

Tivoli is transformed over Christmas into a winter wonderland of lights, sights and magical experiences for all the family.

Plan your Christmas

Get ready for Christmas in Denmark with the help of our practical information and useful links. Search and book accommodation, find out about public transport and general opening hours over Christmas and read more about how you can celebrate in Denmark.

The whole of Denmark gets into the festive spirit this time of year. Visit the Danish regional tourist offices and get inspiration for your Christmas visit.

Further reading

Find out more about our Christmas partners and see what others have to say about celebrating Christmas in Denmark in our links section.

Christmas recipes with Danish Butter Cookies

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