Magical christmas experiences

Christmas Entertainment

The best time of the year

Join Santa Claus

Lighting of the Christmas tree

Join Santa Claus when he lights up the giant Christmas tree of Trainsbury on Saturday 16 November - and lets the magic season begin. The Tivoli Youth Guard and Rasmus Klump will accompany with tender Christmas carols too!

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Santa Claus in Tivoli

Visit Santa Claus

Santa's grotto in the Pantomime Theatre is bubbling over with Christmas spirit and Santa Claus has sharpened his pencil and prepared his long list. So come and tell him what you'd like for Christmas. Once again, you and your family can have a photo taken with Santa Claus himself!

As Santa Claus will be flying his sleigh home to Greenland on 24 December, he won't be in Tivoli between Christmas and the New Year.

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Candle in the wind

Tivoli's Lucia Parade

True to tradition, the Lucia parade will feature about a hundred boys and girls on 13 December. Enjoy as they fill the Gardens with songs and candlelight.

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Christmas music on the march

The Tivoli Youth Guard

Watch the Tivoli Youth Guard Christmas ensemble in full regalia perform Christmas music at select dates and locations around the gardens. The guards are between 11 and 16 years - and are dressed in their characteristic red uniform jackets and bearskins.

Copenhagen Parade  Christmas Parade

A magic universe of light and sound

Christmas Illuminations

Every evening, the still waters of the Tivoli Lake are transformed into a universe of sound, light, fire, smoke and lots of surprising effects. The Christmas illuminations this year feature music from Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker” and are best viewed from the bridge over the Tivoli Lake. Please note that there are no Christmas illuminations on 24 December.

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