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Maihaugen's Christmas market 2022

26. November

27. November

Saturday 11.00–18.00 and Sunday 11.00–17.00

At the Christmas market you can experience the good old Christmas feeling. The Christmas market takes place during the first weekend of Advent and thousands of visitors come to Lillehammer.

At the Christmas market there is a workshop sale, market sale, entertainment, lots of good food and lots of activities for children. The common denominator is quality.  

 We guarantee that Maihaugen decorated for Christmas will give you the real Christmas feeling. 


Sales booths

You will find a broad collection of  sales booths with products for sale, such as arts and crafts, food and other Christmas products of good quality.  Many nice Christmas presents.


Christmas decorated houses

Visit houses decorated for Christmas from various periods in time, experience getting ready for Christmas like in the old days. 


Maihaugen's Christmas tree

Maihaugens Christmas tree in the visitor center is decorated by different artists every year.   

In the cabin Vy in the Cabin Section in the open-air museum you can see Christmas decorations made for Maihaugen's Christmas tree in the past years.   

Cosy activities

We have a well-filled programme of activities during the Christmas market. You can take part in sleigh rides, horse riding, Christmas workshop, wood carving, barn visits, Christmas card photography and candle making,




Juleforberedelser Prestegarden Maihaugen

Christmas preparations. Photo: Esben Haakenstad

Gode glaserte epler på julemarked Maihaugen

Glazed apples! Photo: Audbjørn Rønning/Maihaugen

Vakkert ved torget i skumringen. Foto: Esben Haakenstad

Sleigh rides in beautiful surroundings. Photo: Jørgen Skaug. 

God stemning ved bålet. Foto: Jørgen Skaug

Hyggelig stund i Øygarden. Julepyntet som i 1890-åra. Foto: Audbjørn Rønning/Maihaugen

Juletreet pyntes i Apotekerleiligheten, jul i år 1900. Besøk våre 10 julepyntede hus. Foto: Audbjørn Rønning/Maihaugen

Har du spørsmål om julemarkedet? Kontakt oss på post@lillehammermuseum.no