This happen at Skansen in December

By on November 10, 2018
Marie Andersson

December month at Skansen is about Christmas – Christmas traditions, christmas market, lucia celebrations, secret Christmas presents, music and choir singing, crafts, coal bulls, christmas tables, dancing around the christmas tree, craftsmanship and own pyssel, Christmas atmosphere in all walks, hot mulled wine, freshly baked gingerbread …

Christmas Market 1 – 2, 8 – 9 and 15 – 16 December
Now it’s Christmas and Christmas market at Skansen. The sheds open the gaps, sellers from all over the country pack up Christmas food, textiles, herring and sweets, jewelry and saffron buns. There is dancing around the Christmas tree with Christmas orchestra, it is served smoking hot mulled wine and freshly baked small donuts, roasted almonds and charcoal buns and much more. The craftsmen in the city district – glassworks, pottery and several other small workshops are open. Christmas market is in progress 1-2, 8 – 9 and 15 – 16 December.

Christmas in houses and farms
Experience Christmas before in houses and farms. Here is a story about how Christmas was celebrated in different epochs. In some cottages the Christmas trees are decorated and in others there are decorated Christmas tables.
Visit the bookprints family celebrating Christmas in Boktryckarbostaden. Enter a Christmas celebration as in Hälsingland in 1850 at Delsbogården. See how a decorated Christmas table appeared in 1870 at the Oktorpsgården from Halland.
The family in Järnhandlarbostaden prepares for Christmas in town in the 1930s, and in the Posthuset, both spruce and room are decorated with Christmas. At the poor family in Statarlängan is christmas simpler, but Christmas atmosphere is still there. The Christmas tree in Väla school is decorated with Christmas crackers and for a few days there will be Christmas baking in the house.
24 November – 6 January

Christmas pyssel and candle making
In the forest’s house there is a workshop that is open weekdays 10:00 – 15:00, Christmas market weekends 10:00 – 16:00 and Christmas holidays until 6 January 10:00 – 16:00. Candle making is taking place 24 November – 23 December. 30: – per pyssel.

Lucia celebrations 13, 15-16 December
Lucia is celebrated with traditional Lucia train in Seglora church at 11.30, 13.00 and 14.30. In Bragehallen Lucia is celebrated as in the 1940s – a musical experience with Lucia from before 11.00, 13.00 and 15.00.

Lucia celebrations December 13th
Lucia is celebrated with traditional Lucia train in Seglora church at 11.30, 13.00 and 14.30.

Lucia – the myth and legend Bollnässtugan at 11.00-15.00.

Lucia train outdoor Sollentuna music classes lussar across the area from 10:00 to 16:00.

Skansens Lucia December 15th
Skansen’s Lucia with terns comes with a cortege from H.M.Konungens Hovstall. They illuminate an otherwise extinguished Skansen with both light and song. Conference: Alexandra Pascalidou. Sollidenscenen 15th of Dec at 16.00.

Lucia celebration 15-16 December
Lucia, who in the 1920s is celebrating in Ordenshuset at 12.00, 13.30 and 15.00. This is how it could be when Lucia was celebrated in a 1920s union hall.

Christmas Eve
Open in Järnhandlarbostaden, Delsbogården, Seglora church, Skansen shop in Logen, Skansen shop at Lill-Skansen, Lill-Skansen from 10:00 to 14:00 with discounted entrance.
The Skansen Aquarium has a free entrance and is open from 10:00 to 15:00. The lynxs are fed at 12.00, wolverines 12.30, the seals 13.00 and guerezorna 13.30. Pony ride at Bredablick, price 50: -, runs from 11:00 to 13:00. Restauration Gubbhyllan is open from 10:00 to 15:00.

Christmas day
Early service on christmas day in Seglora church at 07.00-07.45 with the following Early service on christmas day coffee at Restauration Gubbhyllan. Christmas music in Seglora church 14:00

Music at Christmas time
Concerts in Seglora church every Christmas market weekends at 13.00 and 14.30. Christmas music 25th and 26th of December at 2pm. New Year’s Concert December 31 at 22:00. Thirteenth day concert 6 January at 2 pm.
Advent music at the Mission House every Christmas market weekends at 14.00.
Folk music with Skansen’s musicians in Delsbogården, Folkets hus and Älvrosgården every Christmas market weekends from 11:00 to 13:00 and from 14:00 to 16:00. In addition, song play with Skansen’s musicians in Älvrosgården on 26 and 31 December, and 1-5, 6 and 6 pm from 12:00 to 14:00.

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Skansen
Daytime from 10:00 to 16:00, evening time from 20:00 to 24:00.
New Year’s Concert in Seglora church at 22:00.
The stroke of midnight at Skansen – festive celebration with song, music and Tennyson’s poems New Year’s clock at Sollidenscenen at 23.10-00.15. Directly broadcast in SVT.

The Skansen Aquarium celebrates 40 years!
They celebrate with free entry from 22 December to 6 January. Welcome greet Jonas Wahlström!

Little Skansen
The children’s Lill-Skansen is open every day in December. Visit at the guinea pigs, the city rats, the rabbits and the cats and all the other little animals. Do not miss the animals of the day at 13.15.

Pony rides
The tours take place at the Bredablick tower weekdays from 13.00 to 14.00, weekends and Christmas holidays from 12:00 to 15.00.

Talk about animals
Talk about the reindeer, in English, every day at 12.30
Today’s animals at Lill-Skansen every day at 13.15
Seals, herring and whistles every day at 2 pm

Helena Olofsson, Culture & Music | Stockholm