Held for the second time now, Rovaniemi Countdown to Christmas opens the Christmas season in the Official Hometown of Santa Claus. The weekend is full of small and big events, that culminate on Sunday 8th in Santa Claus Village, where the annual celebration of Rovaniemi Grand Opening of Christmas Season 2020 happens
The festivities start on Saturday 7th November at 12 am with a Jouluparaati – Christmas Parade. The parade goes from the Rovaniemi City Hall toward the Lordi’s Square. The parade is free of charge and it’s open for everyone – and it’s led by Santa Claus himself!
SantaPark – the Home Cavern of Santa Claus opens its doors for the season at 10 am on Saturday 7th November. Open also on Sunday 8th November at 10 am.
The annual Rovaniemi Grand Opening of Christmas Season 2020 starts in Santa Claus Village at the central square of Santa Claus Village on Sunday 8th November at 4 pm. The elves and local artists put on a festive concert that culminates in Santa Claus’ speech – what’s he got in store for us this year?
There are also special programs and discounts in the companies of Santa Claus Village during the whole Christmas Opening day.