December in Reykjavík

Our wonderful Christmas season, crowned regularly with displays of enchanting Northern Lights, is one of the city’s main winter attractions; however, it’s not just those otherworldly illuminations and extravagant decorations getting all the attention.

Reykjavík’s growing reputation as an alternative Christmas destination has exceeded all expectations, attracting much international media attention and a record number of visitors to the city.

Compiled below are all the spectacular Christmas events and attractions that are going on in December.

All stores in the city centre are open til 22:00 on the10th of December.
From the 15th of December, the stores will stay open daily until 22:00.