This year, Christmas in Umeå Centrum offers a packed program with everything from Christmas cinema on Rådhustorget, Santa run and a visits by Santa himself and his reindeers. Here you will find this year's Christmas activities in Umeå City centre 2021

 

Activities in Umeå center

November 27

Advent activities in Utopia

Create nice advent stars from pieces of wallpaper and newsprint, make nice snow lanterns from glass jars and taste a warm apple drink with a Christmas taste. You can also bring your old candlestick and you will get tips on decorations that will give your candlestick a new life. Electricians are on site for help if needed. 

28 November

Santa disco on Rådhustorget

The 1st Advent weekend begins with a thrilling Christmas disco! Santa will play music from Studio400 and dance with all the disco-hungry children. Put your Santa hat on - now we fill the entire Rådhustorget with little dancing Santas. Read more here.   

November 11 - 24 december 

Send a wishlist to Santa Claus

In the city center, Santa Claus has placed a large, magical mailbox where all children send their wish lists to Santa. The mailbox is at Äppellunden on Rådhustorget and if you do not have a wish list for the center - no problem - at Sandberg's paper shop , all children can get free stationery. Just go into the store and they will provide you with everything you need to send your wish list.      

November 29

Christmas gift hunt in the center

On the 1st of Advent, there is a Christmas gift hunt in Umeå Centrum with 10 hidden Christmas presents containing Umeå Centrum's gift card. The presents contains gift card with an amount between  2,000 - 200 SEK. Read more about the Christmas gift hunt here.     

Julklappsjakt Philip Avesand

December 4th 

Run a Santa Run

For the sixth year, Santa Run is arranged in Umeå, which means that the city ​​center will be crowded with both small and large Santa Clauses. The race is a "Fun Run" that is walked, jogged or run completely without agitation and stress - all dressed up as santas! The course is about 1 km for the small participants and 4 km for adults. Read more hereDuring the day, there will also be live music and entertainment by Emelie Conradzon.         

Santa run 

December 5th

Christmas gift hunt in the center

On the 2nd of Advent, there is a Christmas gift hunt in Umeå Centrum with 10 hidden Christmas presents containing Umeå Centrum's gift card. One of the pats contains a gift card of SEK 1,000 and the rest of SEK 200. Read more about the Christmas gift hunt here.    
 

December 4-5, December 11-12, December 18-19

Visit the Christmas world in MVG

MVG will traditionally create a completely magical Christmas world in the mall where you can, among other things visit Santa, make a Christmas card, take this year's finest Christmas photo and spin on the chocolate wheel if you have shopped for more than SEK 500. 

Tomte MVG   

11 December 

Listen to winter stories in Studio400

December 11 is the story time in Studio400 on Rådhustorget. Then librarians from the City Library read exciting Christmas stories for all children. There is both space inside the glass house but also the opportunity to listen to the story outside the studio where there are benches and reindeer skins to snuggle on. Visit Umeå also offers mulled wine and gingerbread for all children and adults. Read more here.         

11 December 

Christmas market with UF

A whole bunch of Young Entrepreneurs will sell their smart and innovative products during the market on Rådhustorget. Maybe this is where you can find one of this year's Christmas presents? Read more here. 

11 December 

Christmas crafts in Utopia

In Utopia, all children (and adults!) Can decorate gingerbread, make Christmas tree decorations and at the same time taste wonderful Christmas from Tehörnan. There is also atmospheric Christmas music by Elin Örebrand.
 

12 December 

Christmas gift hunt in the center

On the 3rd of Advent, there is again a Christmas gift hunt in Umeå Centrum with 10 hidden Christmas presents containing Umeå Centrum's gift card. One of the gifts contains a gift card of as much as SEK 1,000 and the remaining gifts contain SEK 200. Read more about the Christmas gift hunt here.   

13 December  

Lucia train through the center  

At Lucia we will enjoy a magical Lucia train that runs through the center. The train starts at 16.00 at Stadskyrkan, go towards the center for a stop in Utopia's eastern entrance, then continue to Rådhustorget and on to MVG for the next stop. The choir ends with a stop at Studio400 and finally with a tour of Åhlèns City. The whole trip is estimated to take about 1 hour and 45 minutes.        

Lucia - fredrik larsson

18 december  

Christmas cinema on Rådhustorget

Now Visit Umeå invites you to a Christmas cinema at Rådhustorget! We create the ultimate Christmas coziness with the Christmas film Kalle Anka's Christmas favorites on the big screen, benches with reindeer skins and warm juice for everyone who wants them. Santa and his reindeer are also on site to wish Merry Christmas to all Umeå residents. Read more here.      
 

19 december  

Christmas gift hunt in the center

Also on the 4th of Advent, there will be a Christmas gift hunt in Umeå Centrum with 10 hidden Christmas presents containing Umeå Centrum's gift card. One of the gifts contains a gift card of as much as SEK 1,000 and the remaining gifts contain SEK 200. Read more about the Christmas gift hunt here.    

 

 Presentkort - Philip

Gift card Umeå center

With over 100 different redemption points in Umeå Centrum, Visit Umeå's gift card is a perfect gift that suits most people. The gift card can be used at everything from shops and restaurants to cafes and hotels. Read more about our gift card here .