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Christmas markets and fairs in Tallinn

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By  •  20.11.2019

The magical Christmas time is here. In Tallinn, this means an abundance of wonderful Christmas markets and fairs taking place all over the city. Enjoy the jolly good Christmas spirit and discover lots of cute little things just waiting to be wrapped into presents!

See our list below to find the best and most unique Christmas fairs to visit in Tallinn, many of them organised for a good cause!

Christmas Market on the Town Hall Square


Traditional Tallinn Christmas Market turns the Town Hall Square into a winter wonderland. A must-experience market is open daily from November to January. Small huts offer local Christmas treats, hot mulled wine, handicraft and decorations. Everyone's favourite, Santa Claus, has his own cottage where you can meet him.

Tallinn Christmas has been voted the Best Christmas Market in Europe in 2019

Facebook page: Tallinna Jõuluturg

Photo by: Sergei Zjuganov

Estonian National Library's Design and Art Fair

06.-07.12.2019 10:00-19:00

This annual event takes place in a majestic limsetone building in central Tallinn – the National Library of Estonia. At the Design and Art Fair, Estonian artists sell their ceramics, glass, leather and textile products as well as pieces of jewellery.

Facebook event: Tarbekunstimüük 2019

Tallinn Handicraft Fair


Browse and shop for Estonian handicraft at the Tallinn Handicraft Fair. Large selection of goods guarantees you'll find all presents needed from one place.

Christmas market at the Asian Lantern Festival

06.12.2019-12.01.2020 (open on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and Christmas holidays)

Christmas festival and market with an Oriental flair. Explore a vast light sculptures' park, theatrical shows, and discover different mythical creatures. 

Unusual Christmas Market at Astangu

07.12.2019 10:00-14:00
Astangu Vocational Rehabilitation Centre (Astangu 27)

The gifts at Astangu Vocational Rehabilitation Centre's Unusual Christmas Market carry the messages of joy, hope and dreams. Behind each handcrafted item is a person with a disabilty or special needs. The market also has a children's craft area, a kids's zoo and a visit from Santa is to be expected... 

Coastal Folk's Christmas Fair

07.12.2019, 10:00-16:00

On the second Saturday in December, takes place the traditional Christmas fair at the Coastal Folk Museum in Viimsi. Stop by to find heart-warming presents and seasonal decorations.

Facebook event: Jõululaat

Christmas Gifts' Rescue Operation in Telliskivi

07.12.2019 11:00-19:00

Shopping streets of the Telliskivi Creative City celebrate Christmas with a special event. In addition to the many shops of Telliskivi other Estonian designers and sellers are also present during this weekend. 

Facebook event: Jõulukingipäevak

ARS Art Factory's Pop-up Christmas Fair

07.12.2019 11:00-18:00
ARS Art Factory (Pärnu maantee 154)

Estonian professional artists and designers showcase and sell their masterpieces at this unique pop-up fair.

Facebook event: ARSi Hüpikmüük

Pre-Christmas Design Market Bazaar

08.12.2019 11:00-18:00
Tallinn Creative Incubator, Veerenni 24

Calendars, posters, textiles, cosmetics, ceramics and other beautiful items are available at the annual Design Market. This year the Design Market focuses on outlet sales, so be sure to visit, you just might find the best deals in town!

EKA Christmas Fair

09.12.2018 10:00-18:00
Estonian Academy of Arts, Põhja pst 7

Students and alumni of Estonian Academy of Arts (EKA) sell unique and interesting items at this traditional Christmas Fair. The fair takes place across five floors at the new main building of  EKA. A Pop-Up café serves food and drinks.

Facebook event: EKA Jõuluturg 2019

Handicraft, Design, and Art Fair in Telliskivi

08.12.2019, 10:00-15:00
Telliskivi Creative City (Roheline saal / Green Hall)

The fair puts a special focus on contemporary handicraft and hand-made design items so it is a perfect place to find unique, masterfully crafted gifts. 

Estonian Refugee Council's Christmas Bazaar

11.12.2019, 15:00-18:00

The Estonian Refugee Council's Christmas Bazaar brings together locals, visitors, and people who have received international protection in Estonia. You can buy unique Christmas gifts and simply have a great time at the organisation's premises in Tallinn (Liivalaia 28). 

Christmas fair at the Balti Jaam Market

14.12.2019 11:00-18:00

Before Christmas Balti Jaam Market offers gingerbread workshops for kids, surprise performances and selection of perfect Christmas gifts. Santa Claus will also visit the Christmas fair at Balti Jaam Market.

Facebook event: Jõululaat

Telliskivi Flea Market's Christmas Fair

16.12.2019 10:00-15:00
Telliskivi Creative City (Roheline saal / Green Hall)

Large selection of handicraft, second-hand and vintage items in the Green Hall (Roheline saal) of the Telliskivi Creative City (Telliskivi Loomelinnak). 

The selection is a mix of second-hand, re-use and hand-made, including accessories and home decor, vintage books and vinyls, and designer clothes for adults as well as kids.

Facebook event: Jõululaat

Design market "Home for Christmas"

16.12.2018 11:00-18:00

Annual Christmas fair “Home for Christmas” is organised by the Estonian Design Centre. Hundred of Baltic designers have been chosen to present their unique products at the design fair. “Home for Christmas” is a great place to shop for something different for Christmas and to see the latest design trends in Estonia.

Tallinn's Great Christmas Fair


This two-day festival is filled with lovely Christmas music, goods and the spirit of giving. Join the family celebration at the T1 Mall of Tallinn shopping centre and tell your secret Christmas wish directly to the Santa.

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Open Mon-Sat
Noblessner, Peetri street 3

Shishi is a Tallinn-based company offering beautiful seasonal decorations. Loved by locals, you can find their unique decorations and ornaments from several malls in Tallinn. For true treasure chest, head to their store in the Noblessner area.

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