There are a number of Christmas markets in and around Copenhagen however, it is the one at the Tivoli Gardens that should not be missed. Tivoli Gardens is Denmark’s most popular tourist attraction, and the inspiration for Disneyland in California. Normally closed during the winter, Tivoli opens its gates for the month of December and is transformed into a winter wonderland.

Take a stroll through the gardens and explore the many festive stalls full of Christmas cheer and goodies, then enjoy the rides of the amusement park that are also open for the season. There is also the annual Fireworks Festival, which takes place from December 26 – 30.

This annual event is one of the most popular holiday events in Copenhagen and features six tables set by
different artists and celebrities who use Royal Copenhagen china to create festive table settings.

Christmas is Tivoli runs from mid-November through December 31. Visit the Tivoli Gardens website for more information on admission times and prices.