“Jul I Vinterland” (Christmas in Winterland) is a magical Christmas universe right in the center of Oslo, around the ice skating rank “Spikersuppa” next to Karl Johans gate. In addition to the traditional Christmas market where you can find unique local products and traditional Christmas items, you can bring along the whole family to participate in a variety of Christmas activities.
Christmas in Winterland has free entrance every day!
For a truly unique experience, take a trip with the Ferris wheel and witness the best view over Oslo, 33 meters above the ground. For children there are several traditional Christmas workshops to participate in which are guaranteed to bring true Christmas spirit. One of the most popular ones is decorating and making beautiful homemade Christmas presents they can take home with them. We also offer gingerbread decoration, and meeting with Santa Claus!
If you simply want to sit down for a meal or a drink, there are a variety of places to enjoy food and drinks, whether you feel like porridge, a traditional hot beverage or a light snack.
Open every day from 18th November to 30th December from 10:00 to 20:00.
Friday and Saturday: 10.00-21.00.
23. December: 10.00-18.00
Christmas Eve: Closed
Christmas Day: Closed
How to get there:
It's easy to get to Christmas in Winterland by public transport, whether it's by bus, tram or subway.
Subway: The closest stop to Christmas in Winterland is the National Theater or the “Storting” Metro Station.
Tram: You can take tram numbers 11, 12 and 13 which will take you straight to the Christmas market. Get off at Øvre Slottsgate or National Theater.
Train: Take the train to the National Theater or Oslo Central Station. Christmas in Winterland is a 10-15-minute walk from Oslo Central Station along Karl Johans gate towards the Royal Castle.
Bus: If you arrive by bus and it does not stop outside the National Theater you can take it to the stop called “Rådhuset” (City Hall). From there, Christmas in Winterland is only a five-minute walk.
Stay: If you need somewhere to stay during your visit in Oslo, there are a variety of options to choose from. Comfort Hotel Karl Johan is a perfect alternative if you wish to stay in the middle of the city for a good price. Another option is Hotel Christiania Teater, which is a modern design hotel just a short distance from Christmas in Winterland. For more hotel alternatives in Oslo, please click here.
Welcome to a magical place filled with excitement, Christmas traditions and unforgettable memories!