Finding your Christmas spirit in Taipei 2021

It is time to dig out your Christmas 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

December 03.2021 – January 02. 2022

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


Gongguan Christmas

(Taipei Water Park)
November 28 – December 31

For the Christmas season, Taipei Water Park is completely redecorated with lights, flowers, and decorations.

Location: Taipei Water Parc
Transport: Please see the official web for Taipei Water Park


Stroll down Ji-Qing Christmas Alley

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.
Map: here


Gloriday Christmas Reunion

November 20 – January 03
Are you looking for a Christmas market with that American Mall feeling and light displays, falling snow, Santa and 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


December 02 – December 05 – 11am to 10pm

🇪🇺 European Food / Beverages / Crafts / Gifting
🎪 European Cultural Performances
💗 Charity Event & Lucky Draws
🎄 European Christmas Spirits
🎅 Christmas vibes and decorations

The event revenue will be donated to a local charity dedicated to CCSA (Chinese Childrenhome & Shelter Association /社團法人中華育幼機構兒童關懷協會).
Location: Xiangti Plaza, Xinyi District (near Taipei 101, next to Mitsukoshi)
More information: https://fb.me/e/1TaPyFIno

German Christmas Market 2021

December 10-12

Join the German Christmas Market at one of 50 booths promoting and selling German food, beverages, snacks, brands, kids’ products, and more! Experience an authentic German Christmas atmosphere around a sparkling Christmas tree while enjoying German specialties, Christmas music, and fun family activities. It will be a family-friendly event including an entertaining stage program and fun activities such as live Christmas choir music, singing, storytelling for children, quiz, live candle making, model railway show, boardgame area, and meeting with Santa Claus.

Location: Butterfly Hall – Front Plaza, Yuanshan Expo Park (next to Zhongshan North Road), around 10 minutes’ walk from Yuanshan MRT Station (red line), Exit 1

2021/12/10 16:00-21:00
2021/12/11 11:00-21:00
2021/12/12 11:00-20:00
More information here


December 26 & 27
Christmas with a Latin flavor.
At Expo park (close to Taipei Art museum), the Latin Xmas market with great music and dance will be there for you on Dec 25-26.
Free Entry!
Moreover, you can share your love and generosity with the charity association on the spot that day!
Location: Taiwan Taipei CityNo. 151號, Section 3, Zhongshan N Rd, Zhongshan District(原民風味館前廣場)
More information here

Shilin Residence Chrysanthemum Show 2021

November 26 – December 12

For a beautiful flower landscape with a feeling of Christmas go to the Shilin Residence Chrysanthemum Show, which is the largest autumn chrysanthemum show in Taipei. Each year. And keep in mind that not all Christmas is connected to Santa and the red color but also the beauty that nature brings us in the shape of flowers.


That’s it for now.
If you have any markets and fairs, you would like to share, then please write to pia@communitycenter.org.tw