Fun Over the holidays
Are you looking for fun festivities in Reykjavík during the holidays? Do you need information about opening hours of museums, cultural institutions, thermal pools, restaurants, shops, pharmacies or other services? You don‘t have to look far, here are listings of registered opening hours during the Holidays.
Various Events in the Center of Reykjavík on the 23rd of December, St. Thorlák’s Mass
The annual peace march will take place at Laugavegur, Reykjavík’s main shopping street on St Thorlák´s Mass. Walkers will gather at the Hlemmur bus terminal with lit torches at 17:45 and begin the walk from there at 18:00.
Expect to see the Yule lads, their father and their mother Ogress, in the city center from 16:00 - 22:00. Choirs and adventurous characters will also sing and perform.
The Christmas Creatures of Reykjavík City will be present on houses in the city center throughout December. You can also find the creatures at the Reykjavík Art Museum, Hafnarhús, Kjarvalsstaðir and City Hall.
You can also head to Ingólfstorg square to the great ice-skating rink, decorated with beautiful lights. A Christmas village is located next to the rink where you can shop and indulge in hot chocolate and traditional gingerbread biscuits.
Near the ice skating rink is the Reykjavík official Tourist Information Centre where you can drop by and find our friendly staff who can give you useful information about the city. There you can find all the latest information on what’s on in Reykjavík, activities, restaurants, nightlife, thermal pools, hot tubs and much more. The staff can help you plan the rest of your trip in Iceland and book various adventures. At the Information Centre visitors can also pick up brochures and change money outside bank hours.
Reykjavík official Tourist Information Centre is open every day from 8:00-20:00
The Opening Hours Over the Holidays
24 December - 08:00-14:00
25 December - CLOSED
26 December - 8:00-20:00
31 December - 8:00-16:00
1 January - 12:00-18:00