Christmas time in Lappeenranta

Spend a relaxing Christmas and celebrate the New Year in Lappeenranta on the shores of Lake Saimaa! At the Market Square, the traditional Christmas Market offers  unique Christmas presents made by locals, glögi café and entertainment for the whole family are guaranteed to bring you into holiday mood.


You can also have your picture taken in a Christmas and winter setting with a Lappeenrata-frame at the Market square, harbour and the fortress. As you're promenading to the harbour or Market square, make sure to stop by the Central Park to admire blacklight art made by children.


The city also offers plenty of concerts and events to enjoy culture and entertainment! Make sure to check out the event calendar.