It is time to dig out your Christmas s holiday spirits and being in Taiwan offers many ways to do so.
There are endless sparkling lights and Christmas trees, as well as colorful decorations and art installations to be found throughout Taiwan. In this article, we will focus on events around Taipei, where you can be dazzled by the spirit.
So bring your family and friends together and follow this heartwarming Christmas atmosphere! All locations could be reached by public transport, which is recommended, as the venues are well visited.
We hope you will find your Christmas spirit in Taipei.
Christmasland in New Taipei City
November 13 – January 03
Christmasland in New Taipei City is undoubtedly the most well-known Christmas venue in Taipei with various family-friendly events, an uncountable number of Christmas lights, concerts, and markets scattered around Banqiao station. Here you will definitely get a great Christmas feel. This year there will be Disney characters such as Snow White, Peter Pan, Dumbo, and Alice in Wonderland.
Location: Along the way from New Taipei City Hall Square to Fuzhong Shopping Area
MRT: Take the blue line, alight at Banqiao station, and go to Exit 2 or 3A.
Train or THSR: Alight at Banqiao station and walk for a rough 5 mins.
Please visit Christmasland English official website for dates, maps, and more info
In Ji-Qing Village of Beitou district, see the dazzling lights and ornaments of the residents in the area and immerse yourself in their creative Christmas decorations
Are you more in the mood for a stroll to see the Christmas lights, then Ji-Qing Christmas alley is the way to go. Originally a local church activity at the San-Ai church, and now become the annual celebration of the village. Each year a theme is chosen, whereafter all families in the area decorate their house accordingly. The Ji-Qing Christmas Alley has been voted as one of the ten most romantic Christmas attractions of Taiwan, even though the decorations are very individual: It is a very festive walk of lights and ornaments in a residential area.
Location/Transport: Take the MRT red line and alight at Shi-pai station. Exit 1 will give you the easiest access to the alley.
A total of 15 department stores, 4 signature shopping districts, and numerous signature stores have been enlisted for this festival activity. Stamp collection activities, challenge games, and countless discounts and special offers are available at all major department stores, in the participating shopping districts, and at signature stores!
Certificates issued when purchases exceeding a specified amount can be redeemed for limited-edition Christmas gifts. Visitor magnets and a joyful Christmas atmosphere are created through the linkage of attractive Christmas decorations in cooperating department stores, romantic street zones with sparkling, interwoven Christmas lighting, and uniquely decorated Puncar. Experience the festive Christmas feel in Taipei and spend a vacation full of joy and excitement from Christmas to New Year’s Eve.
November 20 – January 03
Are you looking for a Christmas market with that American Mall feeling and light displays, falling snow, Santa and reindeer photo opportunity, and a Fantasy Show – then this is the one to go for.
Location: Gloria Outlet.
Transport: Take the HSR 20 minutes from Taipei Main, and get those Holiday gifts sorted in one go.
More information here
International Christmas Bazaar
December 04 – December 06
At this market, you can take pictures at Santas house. This is the place to go if you are on the lookout for European products, as well as freshly made food and drinks for you to enjoy from Europe. There will be lucky draws and cultural performances. Bring your loved ones along to enjoy this holly-jolly holiday event! Get a taste of Europe without having to travel abroad!
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A free Christmas charity festival aimed at helping local charities while bringing the festive spirit to Taiwan arranged by Latina Taiwan!
More information here
Join the German Christmas Market at one of 50 booths promoting and selling German food, beverages, snacks, brands, kids’ products and more! There will be special exhibition areas and on-site activities for German beer competitions, Football shooting, Hand-made Christmas cookies etc.
Location: Flower Sea Area, Yuanshan Park, No. 1, Yumen Street, Zhongshan District, 10491 Taipei City
More information here
That’s it for now.
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