The holidays are here, and that means it’s time for those traditional Christmas markets, woot! Grab your cash-swollen wallets and get ready to find good offers on junk you didn’t know you (or your loved ones) needed!
The annual Elliðavatn Christmas Market features a market (obviously) and is frequently visited by those Yule Lads everybody keeps talking about. You can also pick and cut down your own Christmas tree!
December 11-13 and 19-20 from 11:00-16:00
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Loft Hostel (Bankastræti 7)
The Icelandic Academy of the Arts (Listaháskóli Íslands) runs a Christmas market at Loft Hostel, where art students sell their wares.
December 12 from 15:00-20:00
Loft Hostel is located at Bankastræti 7. See our listings page for more information.
In addition to having its own skating rink, Ingólfstorg also plays host to a Christmas market that’s running throughout December.
December 9-13 from 12:00-20:00 and December 14-23 from 12:00-22:00
Kolaportið (Tryggvagata 19)
While technically not a Christmas Market, the Kolaportið flea market turns Christmas-themed each December, and always has a varied selection of goods.
December 12-13 and 19-20 from 11:00-17:00