While Santa may still be on his way, Christmas in Copenhagen is in full swing. With dozens of quirky Christmas markets opening their stalls selling trinkets and tasty treats, the city is well and truly filled with Christmas cheer. Rug up and venture to these arty markets to find the perfect gift for your nearest and dearest, shop for your Christmas dinner or simply enjoy the festive atmosphere.
New Designers’ Christmas Market
HC Ørstedsvej 18, Frederiksberg; starts Sat 30 Nov, ends 15 Dec; open Sat-Sun 10:00-17:00; www. dndm.dk
With over 4,000 visitors each year, the New Designer’s Market is a must for those looking for quirky and unique gifts. Featuring over 21 designers selling their deliciously unconventional and aesthetically delightful products, you’re sure to find something for even that eccentric aunty of yours.
Design 19E Textile Market
Design 19E, 2nd floor, Ryesgade 19, Cph K; starts Fri Nov 29, ends Sat Nov 30; open Fri 17:00-24:00, Sat 12:00-17:00; www.facebook.com/events/173651392840563
Boosting the title as the friendliest Christmas bazaar, textile artists will be flaunting their creations at Design 19E. Enjoy music by DJ Christian d’Or and Pladevennerne as you peruse the stalls stocked with unique jewellery, art, clothing, home decor, ceramics, natural wines and a whole lot more.
PB43, Prague Boulevard 43 Cph S; starts Nov 30, ends Dec 1; open 10:00-17:00; tickets: 25kr
Creative community ArtRebels will help present art, music and a great vibe reminiscent of this year’s popular Trailerpark Festival. Keep an eye out for the special Christmas created by the various artists and designers.
Fine arts and architecture market
Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts School, Philip De Langes Allé 10, Cph K; Sat Nov 30, 10:00-18:00; www.kadk.dk/en
Stumble across a one-off piece as the talented design and architecture students display their stunning drawings, prints, paintings, creative decorations, sculptures, jewellery and more.
Rita Blå’s Julelopper
Multisalen Den Røde Plads Cph N; Sun Dec 8, 12:00-17:00 & AFUK, Enghavevej 82B, Cph V; Sat Dec 14, 12:00-17:00; free adm
Nab yourself a bargain at Copenhagen’s favourite flea market’s special Xmas edition. At two hip locations, enjoy a combination of second-hand wares, crafts, design, homemade food and music.