Sat 19.11.2016 at 16 The Grand Opening of the Christmas Season. Santa Claus Village, Arctic Circle
Let’s open the Christmas season together with Santa Claus!
Rovaniemi is the hometown of Santa Claus and it is christmassy all year round. The highlight of the year is though at the end of November, when the Christmas season is opened officially by the most famous citizen of Rovaniemi. Many elves, citizens and tourists take also part in the festivity.
At 16.00, the Grand Opening of The Christmas Season starts at the central square of Santa Claus Village
The elves put on a festive spectacle that culminates in Santa Claus’ speech – what’s he got in store for us this year?
The evening is rounded off with dancing to Christmassy disco tunes. The event ends about at 17.00 but Santa Claus continues receiving visitors at Santa Claus Office even after.
View the event live on Facebook on the Visit Rovaniemi – the Official Hometown of Santa Claus page on 19th November at 15.30 – 17.00 or on this website www.visitrovaniemi.fi/watch-live.
Getting to Santa Claus Village from central Rovaniemi is easy with bus nr. 8.
The event is organized by Visit Rovaniemi.
In co-operation: Santa Claus Office, Rovaniemi Theatre and MTI Multidimensional Tourism Institute in Rovaniemi.