Christmas in Lund

Christmas in Lund

Lund’s medieval city centre offers cozyness, not least during Christmas time when lights decorate the streets, when children enjoy ice skating in the main square and you mender between Christmas markets and Lucia concerts. Here are some Christmas highlights in Lund.

Grantändning på Stortorget

A wide-ranging winter programme

Vinterlund is a wide-ranging programme of events in central Lund, from the First of Advent when the Christmas tree is lit, to the end of February.

Come and enjoy the start of Vinterlund, December 1st, on Stortorget.

More Vinterlund programme here

Tända ljusslingor på julmarknad

Christmas markets all over Lund

December 1–3, Kulturen

December 9, Vinterlund

December 9–10, Ateljé Råbygård

December 16, Stångby

Christmas dinner

Meatballs, pickled herring, stewed kale, rice porrige... try a traditional Swedish Christmas dinner. Here are some ideas of restaurants serving Christmas dinner:


Elite hotel Ideon

Grand hotel

Hos Talevskis i Stadsparken


Människor som sitter runt ett bord på en restaurang

Lucia concerts and Christmas tunes from churches, theaters and squares all over Lund. Here's a list of several opportunities to get into the Christmas spirit.

December 31 Some of southern Sweden's best musical artists meet up at Lund City theatre for a New Year's concert

Christmas at Kulturen

Christmas at Kulturen in Lund kicks off with a Christmas Fair stretching over three days, and ends in January when saying goodbye to the Christmas tree.

All Christmas activities at Kulturen

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Updated: 2022-01-12

More top tips

So where to go first and what should you not miss? Here are a few ideas.


Where can I find the Botanical gardens? How do I find my way to the City park? Use the Lund map to find your way around town and its outskirts.

Welcome to a city for foodies! In Lund you’ll find restaurants in different price ranges and with varied menus.