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Celebrate Christmas in Stockholm with kids!

Updated: Jan 10, 2023



Wow, can you believe that 2022 is almost over?

Are you in a Christmas mood 🎅🎄? If not, here are some tips to help get the Christmas spirit in Stockholm.


This list will be updated as I find (by myself or with your help) more Christmas-themed events in Stockholm suitable for families with children.

For now, here are some events that can help you to get yourself in Christmas Mood:

 

In the Museum

Photo Credit: Rickard L. Eriksson

WHERE: 🎄 The Royal Palace

WHEN: 📅 December 26 - January 8 10:00-16:00

FOR WHO: Children from 4 years old and their parents

HOW MUCH: Paid, but free for kids under 6 years old.


WHERE: 🎄 Historiska Museum

WHEN: 📅 December 27 - January 8 (closed on 31.12&2.01) 11:30-15:30

FOR WHO: Children from 4 years old and their parents

HOW MUCH: Free (watch out for the dates when Entrance is no longer free for adults), tickets for the activity collected at the entrance (first come first serve)


WHERE: 🎄 Hallwyl Museum

WHEN: 📅 November 26 - January 8 (except Monday)

FOR WHO: Children from 9 years old (and their parents)

HOW MUCH: 160SEK/adults and 80SEK/children (under 19 yo), reservation required


WHERE: 🎄 Stockholm City Museum

WHAT: Christmas Holiday Puzzle CANCELED!

WHEN: 📅 January 3 - January 8 11:30-15:30

FOR WHO: Children and their parents

HOW MUCH: Free, drop-in


WHERE: 🎄 Stockholm City Museum

WHEN: 📅 January 3 - January 8 12:00 or 13:00 or 14:00 or 15:00

FOR WHO: Children and their parents

HOW MUCH: Free, reservation required


WHERE: 🎄 Maritime Museum

WHEN: 📅 December 26 - December 30 & January 2 - January 8 10:00-17:00

FOR WHO: Children and their parents

HOW MUCH: Free, drop-in


WHERE: 🎄 Tumba Mill Museum

WHEN: 📅 Saturday 7 January 11:00 & 13:00

FOR WHO: Children and their parents

HOW MUCH: 75 SEK/kids, 155 SEK/adults (free for kids under 2 yo), reservation required


WHERE: 🎄 Performing Arts Museum

WHEN: 📅 December 27 - December 30 12:00-16:00

FOR WHO: Children from 4 years old and their parents

HOW MUCH: Free, tickets for the activity collected at the entrance (first come first serve)


WHERE: 🎄 Tumba Mill Museum

WHEN: 📅 Every Advent Sunday (27.11, 4.12, 11.12, 18.12) 11:00-12:30

FOR WHO: Children from 6 years old (and their parents)

HOW MUCH: Free, tickets picked up at the Entrance of the museum


WHERE: 🎄 Nordiska Museet

WHEN: 📅 Sunday, November 27 & Sunday, December 11 12:00-14:00

FOR WHO: Children and their parents

HOW MUCH: Standard Museum Entrance ticket fee, drop-in, a limited amount of seats


WHERE: 🎄 Stockholm City Museum

WHEN: 📅 Every Advent Sunday (27.11, 4.12, 11.12, 18.12) 12:00-15:00

FOR WHO: Children and their parents

HOW MUCH: Free, drop-in

 

At the Christmas Market

SOURCE: https://www.stortorgetsjulmarknad.com/

WHERE: 🎄 Gamla Stan

WHEN: 📅 Every day from November 19 until December 23 11:00-18:00

FOR WHO: Children and their parents

HOW MUCH: Free, drop-in


WHERE: 🎄 Skansen

WHEN: 📅 Every advent weekend (Friday-Sunday: 25.11-27.11, 2.12.-4.12, 9.12-11.12, 16.12-18.12) 10:00-16:00

FOR WHO: Children and their parents

HOW MUCH: free, drop-in, but you have to pay the entrance to Skansen


WHERE: 🎄 Vallentuna 4H Farm

WHEN: 📅 Saturday, December 17 10:00-14:00 11:00-14:00

FOR WHO: Children and their parents

HOW MUCH: 80SEK/person, reservation required


WHERE: 🎄 Eolshälls 4H Farm

WHEN: 📅 Sunday, December 11 (more details to come)

FOR WHO: Children and their parents

HOW MUCH: Free, drop-in.


WHERE: 🎄 Maritime Museum

WHEN: 📅 3 December 10:00-17:00

FOR WHO: Children and their parents

HOW MUCH: Free, drop-in


WHERE: 🎄 Färsna 4H Farm

WHEN: 📅 Saturday, November 26 11:00-14:00

FOR WHO: Children and their parents

HOW MUCH: Free, drop-in.


WHERE: 🎄 Stockholm Toy Museum

WHEN: 📅 Saturday, December 10 10:00-15:00

FOR WHO: Children and their parents

HOW MUCH: Standard Museum Entrance Fee, drop-in


WHERE: 🎄 The Viking Museum (the market is outside the museum)

WHEN: 📅 December 17&18 10:00-17:00

FOR WHO: Children and their parents

HOW MUCH: Free, drop-in


There are so many more Christmas Markets organised in Stockholm (and other cities). Check them out here: https://www.julmarknad.nu


 

Listen to the Christmas Music


WHERE: 🎄 Nordiska Museet

WHEN: 📅 Tuesday, December 13 16:00-16:30

FOR WHO: Children and their parents

HOW MUCH: Standard Museum Entrance ticket fee, drop-in, a limited amount of seats


WHERE: 🎄 Konserthuset

WHEN: 📅 December 3 14:00-15:00 & 16:00-17:00

FOR WHO: Children and their parents

HOW MUCH: 165 SEK/adult, 90 SEK/child, reservation required


 

In the Library

Foto: Ivan Matejić

WHERE: 📚Skärholmen Library

WHAT: Santa Hunt

WHEN: 📅 23 December-6 January During Library Opening Hours

FOR WHO: Children (and their parents)

HOW MUCH: Free, drop-in


WHERE: 📚Tensta Library

WHEN: 📅 23 December-8 January During Library Opening Hours

FOR WHO: Children (and their parents)

HOW MUCH: Free, drop-in


WHERE: 📚Tranströmer Library

WHEN: 📅 Thursday 5 January 14:00-16:00

FOR WHO: Children (and their parents)

HOW MUCH: Free, drop-in


WHERE: 📚Östberga Library

WHEN: 📅 27 December-29 December 13:00-17:00

FOR WHO: Children (and their parents)

HOW MUCH: Free, drop-in


WHERE: 📚Tranströmer Library

WHEN: 📅 Wednesday 28 December 14:00-16:00

FOR WHO: Children 0-12 years old (and their parents)

HOW MUCH: Free, drop-in


WHERE: 📚Husby Library

WHEN: 📅 Wednesday 28 December 14:00-16:00

FOR WHO: Children (and their parents)

HOW MUCH: Free, drop-in


WHERE: 📚Kista Library

WHEN: 📅 Friday 30 December 14:00-16:00

FOR WHO: Children 6-12 (and their parents)

HOW MUCH: Free, drop-in, first come first serve


WHERE: 📚Husby Library

WHEN: 📅 Friday 23 December 15:00-16:00

FOR WHO: Children from 6 years old (and their parents)

HOW MUCH: Free, drop-in


WHERE: 📚 Stora Essingen Library

WHEN: 📅 Thursday 15 December 15:30-16:30

FOR WHO: Children 2-6 years old (and their parents).

HOW MUCH: Free, drop-in, first come first serve


WHERE: 📚City Library

WHEN: 📅 Tuesday 12 December 15:00-15:30

FOR WHO: Everyone

HOW MUCH: Free


WHERE: 📚Östberga Library

WHEN: 📅 Thursday 15 December 18:00-20:00

FOR WHO: Children (and their parents)

HOW MUCH: Free, reservation required


WHERE: 📚Kungsholmen International Library

WHEN: 📅 Wednesday 7 December 11:00-12:30

FOR WHO: Children 0-3 years old (and their parents)

HOW MUCH: Free, drop-in


WHERE: 📚Farsta Library

WHEN: 📅 Wednesday 7 December 16:30-17:00

FOR WHO: Children from 2 years old (and their parents)

HOW MUCH: Free, reservation required


WHERE: 📚Östberga Library

WHEN: 📅 Friday 16 December 15:00-17:00

FOR WHO: Children 8-14 years old

HOW MUCH: Free, reservation required, max 8 participants


WHERE: 📚Husby Library

WHEN: 📅 Monday 19 December 16:00-17:00

FOR WHO: Everyone is welcome

HOW MUCH: Free, drop-in


 

At the Open Preschool or Parklek


WHERE: 🎄 Draken Parklek

WHEN: 📅 ???11:30-15:30

FOR WHO: Children 8-12 years old

HOW MUCH: Free, reservation required (latest by 2.01.23)


WHERE: 🎄 Hogalid Parklek

WHEN: 📅 Tuesday 3 January10:30-16:00

FOR WHO: Children 8-12 years old

HOW MUCH: Free, reservation required


WHERE: 🎄 Stora Blecktornsparken

WHEN: 📅 Wednesday 4 January9:30-16:00

FOR WHO: Children 8-12 years old

HOW MUCH: Free, reservation required


WHERE: 🎄 Stora Blecktornsparken

WHEN: 📅 Sunday 18 December11:00-16:00

FOR WHO: Children and their parents

HOW MUCH: Free, drop-in


 

Meet Santa

SOURCE: https://www.nk.se/varuhusen/evenemang/jultomten-nk

WHERE: 🎅 NK Stockholm (Entrance Level)

WHAT: Meet Santa

WHEN:

📅 20 November - at 11.00–17.00 📅 2 – 11 December Friday at 12.00–18.00 (Santa's porridge break at 15.00–15.30) Saturday at 11.00–16.00 (Santa's Porridge Break at 13.00–13.30) Sunday at 12.00–16.00 (Santa's Porridge Break at 14.00–14.30) 📅 16 – 23 December Monday – Thursday at 12.00–17.00 (Santa's porridge break at 15.00–15.30) Friday at 12.00–18.00 (Santa's porridge break at 15.00–15.30) Saturday at 11.00–16.00 (Santa's Porridge Break at 13.00–13.30) Sunday at 12.00–16.00 (Santa's Porridge Break at 14.00–14.30)


WHERE: 🎅 SoftHoney (Marievik)

WHAT: Meet Santa

WHEN: 📅 November 26-November 27 10:00-13:00 and 14:00-16:00


 

On the Farm


WHERE: 🎄 Hågelby 4H Farm

WHEN: 📅 Sunday 11 December12:00-15:00

FOR WHO: Children 5-9 years old and their parents

HOW MUCH: 35 SEK/child, reservation required



 

Do you know more Christmas-themed events coming up in Stockholm? Comment below!

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Dec 03, 2022

Thank you for creating! These are wonderful ideas!

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