Events Nov 19, 2020

Learn About Iceland’s Famous Christmas Village!

Each year, Hafnarfjörður is transformed into a beautiful winter wonderland

Although holiday celebrations may look a little different this year due to the pandemic and social distancing measures, Iceland is still bustling with holiday cheer! 

Each year, Hafnarfjörður centre is transformed into a winter wonderland in the weeks before Christmas. Tourists and native Icelanders alike look forward to the Christmas Village all year, from the Christmas music, to horse-drawn carriage rides, and visits from the beloved Icelandic Yule Lads. The town center also features jewelry shops, cafes, bakeries, and studio galleries with artwork from local Icelandic artists! 

Get into the Icelandic Christmas spirit with this video of the Christmas Village and let us know your favorite holiday traditions in the comments below. 

Gleðilega Hátíð! (Happy Holidays!)