ABOUT FESTIVAL

“Christmas in Vilnius” is the largest and most impressive festival of the capital of Lithuania. This is five unforgettable weeks of winter holidays in Vilnius, where the variety of festivities and pleasant Christmas surprises in the capital make Vilnius the true Christmas capital.

The Christmas tree on the Cathedral Square become the pride of Lithuania and the celebrity of the whole Europe for several years in a row. Last year European travel portal “Europe Best Destinations“ elected the Christmas tree of Vilnius the most beautiful in Europe, and one of the world’s leading travel portals from the US “Conde Nast Travaller“ included the Christmas tree of Vilnius in the list of the 15 most beautiful Christmas trees in the world.

Saulius Žiūra photo

The Christmas towns in the Cathedral and Vilnius Town Hall squares create a speacial festive mood in the heart of Vilnius Old Town and offer a show of remarkable Christmas beauties and goodies.

A special holiday tradition in the Lithuanian capital has become the Vilnius Christmas Train, which turns festive circles around the center of Vilnius and a unique 3D projection of a Christmas Fairy Tale, which is displayed in all its vivid colours on the main outside wall of Vilnius Cathedral on evenings of 25–29 December.

New Year’s Eve, the Cathedral Square full of the residents of Vilnius and guests of the city welcome the New Year with colorful festive fireworks.

On 6 January, the end of the “Christmas in Vilnius“ announce the traditional playful “Three Kings” procession.

“Christmas in Vilnius” pleasantly surprise the residents of Vilnius and the guests of the city with new ideas and special celebrations every year.

Come and become a part of “Christmas in Vilnius”!

Wishing You warm Christmas