Takes place in Santa Claus Village on the Arctic Circle in Rovaniemi, Lapland, Finland on Sunday 8th November at 16.00 – 17.00 (local time, UTC +2).
At 16.00, the Grand Opening of The Christmas Season starts at the central square of Santa Claus Village. 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?
The evening is rounded off with dancing to Christmassy disco tunes. The event ends at 17.00, but Santa Claus continues receiving visitors at Santa Claus Office even after.
Event is free of charge!
The event is organized by Visit Rovaniemi – the Official Hometown of Santa Claus®.