Christmas market in Friheden, Aarhus

Christmas highlights in Aarhus

Christmas is atmosphere, cosiness and traditions. In Aarhus you will find it all.

Jul i Den Gamle By, Aarhus
Christmas in Den Gamle By - The Old Town Museum

In Den Gamle By (Old Town Museum) you can experience the history of Christmas through more than four centuries. Tables are set and it is beautifully decorated everywhere in the same way that it was done from the 17th century right up to 1974.

Ferris wheel and Christmas in Tivoli Friheden, Aarhus
Christmas in Tivoli Friheden

Enjoy and experience the magic of Tivoli Friheden as it is transformed into a enchanting Christmas market where Christmas lights, decorations and the normal rides set the scene for a magical Christmas day.

Christmas shopping in Vestergade, Aarhus
Christmas shopping in Aarhus

A stroll through the charming city quarters in Aarhus at Christmas time is always an atmosphere-filled experience. Find the perfect Christmas gift in one of the small shops or in one of the shopping centers. 

Christmas market in Ridehuset, Aarhus
Visit the best Christmas markets in Aarhus

Visit one of the cosy Christmas markets in Aarhus where you can buy everything from unique Christmas gifts, beautiful Christmas decorations and try some of the traditional Danish Christmas treats. Bring along you family and get in the right Christmas spirit.

Guard change at Marselisborg Slot, Aarhus
Changing of the Guard

Watch the changing of the Royal Life Guards everyday at noon when the Danish Monarchy takes residence in Aarhus. 

Salling ROOFTOP, Aarhus
Enjoy a glass of wine or a mulled wine on Salling ROOFTOP

The Salling Rooftop is a sensational roof terrace with a café and a urban oasis on the roof of the Salling department store in the centre of Aarhus. From the rooftop there are fabulous panoramic views of ARoS Art Museum, Aarhus Cathedral, the Aarhus Ø city quarter, and many other popular Aarhus locations.

Christmas concert in the Cathedral, Aarhus
Christmas concerts in the churches of Aarhus

Let the peace of Christmas descend you during December when the churches of Aarhus offer a superb programme of classical Yuletide concerts and Christmas events.

Christmas tree by the City Hall, Aarhus
See the giant Christmas tree light up

Experience the magical moment where Aarhus' giant Christmas tree is lit up. Afterwards there will be entertainment and music.

Nytår hos Langhoff & Juul, Aarhus
Celebrate New Years eve in Aarhus

What about spending New Year's Eve in Aarhus? No matter if you are celebrating New Years with just your partner or going to party with all your friends - you will find it all in Aarhus!