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Everything You Need to Know About Christmas Fairs in Vilnius 

Choosing the perfect Christmas gift is an art, but Vilnius makes it easy and fun. The six Christmas fairs of Vilnius have your back – you can find a gift to make anybody smile. From traditional crafts to modern designs, local creators make Santa proud. Every gift from one of the Christmas fairs has a wonderful story to go with it – talk to the artisans, find out more about their processes and experience the festive atmosphere. Gift a piece of a Christmas fairy tale from Vilnius and don’t forget to treat yourself as well!

Christmas Village at Cathedral Square

You simply can’t miss seeing one of the most beautiful Christmas trees in the world; and it’s right here in Vilnius’ Cathedral Square. Explore the Christmas Village packed with local food and souvenirs while you’re at it. Boost your Christmas spirit with some gingerbread and hot chocolate, smell the aroma of roasted almonds, get traditional crafts, candles, Christmas wreaths or wooden kitchen utensils that every Lithuanian has in their home. It’s not really Christmas until you find a souvenir from the Christmas Village in Vilnius.

27 November - 9 January 

International Christmas Charity Bazaar

You simply can’t miss seeing one of the most beautiful Christmas trees in the world; and it’s right here in Vilnius’ Cathedral Square. Explore the Christmas Village packed with local food and souvenirs while you’re at it. Boost your Christmas spirit with some gingerbread and hot chocolate, smell the aroma of roasted almonds, get traditional crafts, candles, Christmas wreaths or wooden kitchen utensils that every Lithuanian has in their home. It’s not really Christmas until you find a souvenir from the Christmas Village in Vilnius.

Vilnius Town Hall, Didžioji St. 31

Design Square

For those who love all things modern and trendy, this is a must-visit Christmas market! Forget traditional Lithuanian crafts and take a look at the impressive works of new designers, contemporary artists, current creators and visionaries. You can be sure that even traditional Lithuanian materials, such as amber and wool, can be reinterpreted to fit the modern lifestyle. Most of the items are one of a kind, so don’t wait too long, or else someone else will grab them. 

V. Kudirkos Square 
14-19 December

Panorama Christmas Market

If you’re already shopping for gifts at a shopping mall, consider getting some local arts and crafts at the Christmas Market in Panorama. Make it a personal experience – talk to the creators, taste the food, learn the story of your gift and get something special. If you’ve waited until the last minute to get your gifts, this Christmas Market will save you. Bonus: you won’t freeze while shopping! 

Saltoniškių St. 9 
3-24 December

Loftas kalėdų mugė 

Experience the alternative side of Christmas in an urban environment. If you can’t bear listening to Last Christmas anymore, this is the place to be. Discover the contemporary creators following the latest trends in fashion, accessories and food – be ready for surprises. Warm up while enjoying the various flavours of street food. Bonus: explore the contemporary Open Gallery in the courtyards of the former factory. 

Švitrigailos St. 29 

E.market 

Christmas shopping in Vilnius can be an exciting experience, but the best way to prepare for Christmas is to feel relaxed. If you need more time to decide or if don’t have space in your luggage, shopping for Christmas gifts online can give you peace of mind. Plenty of local creators have online stores with overseas shipping, so Santa can deliver your chosen gifts right to their recipients. The choice is yours! 

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