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Opening of Christmas in Helsinki 2022

The Christmas season traditionally begins in Helsinki with the opening of the Christmas Street, which takes place this year on 27 November.

The Christmas season traditionally begins in Helsinki with the opening of the Christmas Street, which takes place this year on 27 November. 

The opening ceremonies include the eagerly anticipated switching on of the Christmas lights along Aleksanterinkatu, that is one of the oldest Christmas traditions since 1949.

The Christmas parade runs through the city centre.

The parade route: Hallituskatu - Snellmaninkatu - Aleksanterinkatu - Pohjoisesplanadi - Mariankatu - back on Aleksanterinkatu to the Senate Square.

Aleksanterinkatu & city centre

19.11.2022

Free entry

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