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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 ๐ŸŽ…๐ŸŽ„? 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:

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In the Museum

Photo Credit: Rickard L. Eriksson

WHERE: ๐ŸŽ„ The Royal Palace

WHEN: ๐Ÿ“… December 26 - January 8 โŒš 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: ๐ŸŽ„ Historiska Museum

WHEN: ๐Ÿ“… December 27 - January 8 (closed on 31.12&2.01) โŒš 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: ๐ŸŽ„ Hallwyl Museum

WHEN: ๐Ÿ“… 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: ๐ŸŽ„ Stockholm City Museum

WHAT: Christmas Holiday Puzzle CANCELED!

WHEN: ๐Ÿ“… January 3 - January 8 โŒš 11:30-15:30

FOR WHO: Children and their parents

HOW MUCH: Free, drop-in


WHERE: ๐ŸŽ„ Stockholm City Museum

WHEN: ๐Ÿ“… January 3 - January 8 โŒš 12:00 or 13:00 or 14:00 or 15:00

FOR WHO: Children and their parents

HOW MUCH: Free, reservation required


WHERE: ๐ŸŽ„ Maritime Museum

WHEN: ๐Ÿ“… December 26 - December 30 & January 2 - January 8 โŒš 10:00-17:00

FOR WHO: Children and their parents

HOW MUCH: Free, drop-in


WHERE: ๐ŸŽ„ Tumba Mill Museum

WHEN: ๐Ÿ“… Saturday 7 January โŒš 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: ๐ŸŽ„ Performing Arts Museum

WHEN: ๐Ÿ“… December 27 - December 30 โŒš 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: ๐ŸŽ„ Tumba Mill Museum

WHEN: ๐Ÿ“… Every Advent Sunday (27.11, 4.12, 11.12, 18.12) โŒš11:00-12:30

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

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


WHERE: ๐ŸŽ„ Nordiska Museet

WHEN: ๐Ÿ“… Sunday, November 27 & Sunday, December 11 โŒš 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: ๐ŸŽ„ Stockholm City Museum

WHEN: ๐Ÿ“… Every Advent Sunday (27.11, 4.12, 11.12, 18.12) โŒš 12:00-15:00

FOR WHO: Children and their parents

HOW MUCH: Free, drop-in

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At the Christmas Market

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

WHERE: ๐ŸŽ„ Gamla Stan

WHEN: ๐Ÿ“… Every day from November 19 until December 23 โŒš 11:00-18:00

FOR WHO: Children and their parents

HOW MUCH: Free, drop-in


WHERE: ๐ŸŽ„ Skansen

WHEN: ๐Ÿ“… Every advent weekend (Friday-Sunday: 25.11-27.11, 2.12.-4.12, 9.12-11.12, 16.12-18.12) โŒš 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: ๐ŸŽ„ Vallentuna 4H Farm

WHEN: ๐Ÿ“… Saturday, December 17 10:00-14:00 11:00-14:00

FOR WHO: Children and their parents

HOW MUCH: 80SEK/person, reservation required


WHERE: ๐ŸŽ„ Eolshรคlls 4H Farm

WHEN: ๐Ÿ“… Sunday, December 11 (more details to come)

FOR WHO: Children and their parents

HOW MUCH: Free, drop-in.


WHERE: ๐ŸŽ„ Maritime Museum

WHEN: ๐Ÿ“… 3 December โŒš 10:00-17:00

FOR WHO: Children and their parents

HOW MUCH: Free, drop-in


WHERE: ๐ŸŽ„ Fรคrsna 4H Farm

WHEN: ๐Ÿ“… Saturday, November 26 โŒš 11:00-14:00

FOR WHO: Children and their parents

HOW MUCH: Free, drop-in.


WHERE: ๐ŸŽ„ Stockholm Toy Museum

WHEN: ๐Ÿ“… Saturday, December 10 โŒš 10:00-15:00

FOR WHO: Children and their parents

HOW MUCH: Standard Museum Entrance Fee, drop-in


WHERE: ๐ŸŽ„ The Viking Museum (the market is outside the museum)

WHEN: ๐Ÿ“… December 17&18 โŒš 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


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Listen to the Christmas Music


WHERE: ๐ŸŽ„ Nordiska Museet

WHEN: ๐Ÿ“… Tuesday, December 13 โŒš 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: ๐ŸŽ„ Konserthuset

WHEN: ๐Ÿ“… December 3 โŒš 14:00-15:00 & 16:00-17:00

FOR WHO: Children and their parents

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


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In the Library

Foto: Ivan Matejiฤ‡

WHERE: ๐Ÿ“šSkรคrholmen Library

WHAT: Santa Hunt

WHEN: ๐Ÿ“… 23 December-6 January โŒš During Library Opening Hours

FOR WHO: Children (and their parents)

HOW MUCH: Free, drop-in


WHERE: ๐Ÿ“šTensta Library

WHEN: ๐Ÿ“… 23 December-8 January โŒš During Library Opening Hours

FOR WHO: Children (and their parents)

HOW MUCH: Free, drop-in


WHERE: ๐Ÿ“šTranstrรถmer Library

WHEN: ๐Ÿ“… Thursday 5 January โŒš 14:00-16:00

FOR WHO: Children (and their parents)

HOW MUCH: Free, drop-in


WHERE: ๐Ÿ“šร–stberga Library

WHEN: ๐Ÿ“… 27 December-29 December โŒš 13:00-17:00

FOR WHO: Children (and their parents)

HOW MUCH: Free, drop-in


WHERE: ๐Ÿ“šTranstrรถmer Library

WHEN: ๐Ÿ“… Wednesday 28 December โŒš 14:00-16:00

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

HOW MUCH: Free, drop-in


WHERE: ๐Ÿ“šHusby Library

WHEN: ๐Ÿ“… Wednesday 28 December โŒš 14:00-16:00

FOR WHO: Children (and their parents)

HOW MUCH: Free, drop-in


WHERE: ๐Ÿ“šKista Library

WHEN: ๐Ÿ“… Friday 30 December โŒš 14:00-16:00

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

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


WHERE: ๐Ÿ“šHusby Library

WHEN: ๐Ÿ“… Friday 23 December โŒš 15:00-16:00

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

HOW MUCH: Free, drop-in


WHERE: ๐Ÿ“š Stora Essingen Library

WHEN: ๐Ÿ“… Thursday 15 December โŒš 15:30-16:30

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

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


WHERE: ๐Ÿ“šCity Library

WHEN: ๐Ÿ“… Tuesday 12 December โŒš 15:00-15:30

FOR WHO: Everyone

HOW MUCH: Free


WHERE: ๐Ÿ“šร–stberga Library

WHEN: ๐Ÿ“… Thursday 15 December โŒš 18:00-20:00

FOR WHO: Children (and their parents)

HOW MUCH: Free, reservation required


WHERE: ๐Ÿ“šKungsholmen International Library

WHEN: ๐Ÿ“… Wednesday 7 December โŒš 11:00-12:30

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

HOW MUCH: Free, drop-in


WHERE: ๐Ÿ“šFarsta Library

WHEN: ๐Ÿ“… Wednesday 7 December โŒš 16:30-17:00

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

HOW MUCH: Free, reservation required


WHERE: ๐Ÿ“šร–stberga Library

WHEN: ๐Ÿ“… Friday 16 December โŒš 15:00-17:00

FOR WHO: Children 8-14 years old

HOW MUCH: Free, reservation required, max 8 participants


WHERE: ๐Ÿ“šHusby Library

WHEN: ๐Ÿ“… Monday 19 December โŒš 16:00-17:00

FOR WHO: Everyone is welcome

HOW MUCH: Free, drop-in


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At the Open Preschool or Parklek


WHERE: ๐ŸŽ„ Draken Parklek

WHEN: ๐Ÿ“… ??? โŒš 11:30-15:30

FOR WHO: Children 8-12 years old

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


WHERE: ๐ŸŽ„ Hogalid Parklek

WHEN: ๐Ÿ“… Tuesday 3 January โŒš 10:30-16:00

FOR WHO: Children 8-12 years old

HOW MUCH: Free, reservation required


WHERE: ๐ŸŽ„ Stora Blecktornsparken

WHEN: ๐Ÿ“… Wednesday 4 January โŒš 9:30-16:00

FOR WHO: Children 8-12 years old

HOW MUCH: Free, reservation required


WHERE: ๐ŸŽ„ Stora Blecktornsparken

WHEN: ๐Ÿ“… Sunday 18 December โŒš 11:00-16:00

FOR WHO: Children and their parents

HOW MUCH: Free, drop-in


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Meet Santa

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

WHERE: ๐ŸŽ… NK Stockholm (Entrance Level)

WHAT: Meet Santa

WHEN:

๐Ÿ“… 20 November - at 11.00โ€“17.00 ๐Ÿ“… 2 โ€“ 11 December Friday at 12.00โ€“18.00 (Santa's porridge break at 15.00โ€“15.30) Saturday at 11.00โ€“16.00 (Santa's Porridge Break at 13.00โ€“13.30) Sunday at 12.00โ€“16.00 (Santa's Porridge Break at 14.00โ€“14.30) ๐Ÿ“… 16 โ€“ 23 December Monday โ€“ Thursday at 12.00โ€“17.00 (Santa's porridge break at 15.00โ€“15.30) Friday at 12.00โ€“18.00 (Santa's porridge break at 15.00โ€“15.30) Saturday at 11.00โ€“16.00 (Santa's Porridge Break at 13.00โ€“13.30) Sunday at 12.00โ€“16.00 (Santa's Porridge Break at 14.00โ€“14.30)


WHERE: ๐ŸŽ… SoftHoney (Marievik)

WHAT: Meet Santa

WHEN: ๐Ÿ“… November 26-November 27 โŒš 10:00-13:00 and 14:00-16:00


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On the Farm


WHERE: ๐ŸŽ„ Hรฅgelby 4H Farm

WHEN: ๐Ÿ“… Sunday 11 December โŒš 12:00-15:00

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

HOW MUCH: 35 SEK/child, reservation required



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

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