Toivola Christmas Courtyard

Toivolan Vanha Piha jouluna.

Photo: TiituDesign/Toivola Old Courtyard

Under Christmas time the Toivola Old Courtyard transforms into an atmospheric Christmas Courtyard. For a whole month you can catch all those Christmas feels in an old fashioned environment. The Christmas Courtyard consists of small shops with quality hand made products and local Christmas treats. Also the local museums will dress themselves in late 1800's Christmas attire. Christmas Courtyard also offers different kinds of musical happenings and fun programming. Get into Christmas spirit fo example by eating Christmas lunch and spend a relaxing moment at the Toivola Christmas Courtyard! 

Happenings at Toivola Christmas Courtyard  23.11.-23.12.



Christmas Courtyard Opening
Saturday 23.11. from 10am to 10pm

Christmas time is here! Toivola Christmas Courtyard is dressed in beautiful christmas lights and 20 decorated christmas trees.

-Café is open from 10am to 10pm (to 12am if there is plenty of people) 
-Buy mulled wine and rice pudding from 10am to 8pm
-Christmas gift watch at Titityy until 12am
-Christmas music 
-Lumberjack's candle burning, starting from 6.15pm
-Kipinät-choir performance at 6.30pm
-Santa claus visits from 6.30pm to 9pm
-Christmas jukebox

Sunday 24.11. from 11am to 4pm
- Museum and Titityy are open 
- Restaurant is open
- Seppä is open

Producer market
-Saturday 30.11. from 10am to 5pm



Producer market
-1.12. Sunday from 11am to 4pm

Finnish Independence Day
-6.12. Friday from 11am to 4pm
-Titityy: macrame, workshops, Finnish flag decoration 
-Museum is open

Christmas for Families
-7.12. Saturday from 10am to 5pm
-8.12. Sunday from 11am to 4pm
-Christmas hobby crafts at the museum
-Events for the families


Toivola Christmas lunch

During Christmas time 2.-23.12. you can relish with delicious Toivola Christmas lunch. Enjoy a starter plate, fish, bolette risotto or pork for main course and have a christmas gelato for dessert. The lunch is available every weekday from 10.30am to 1.30pm.

Book your table in advance at Toivola or by calling the number +358 44 491 0060 or by email myynti (at) 


December opening hours


13.12. fri (10am-5pm)
14.12. sat (10am-17pm)
15.12. sun (11am-4pm)
16.-19.12. mon-thu (10am-5pm)
20.12. fri (10am-5pm)
21.12. sat (10am-5pm)
22.12. sun (11am-4pm)
23.12. mon (10am-5pm)

When can I see santa?


23.11. sat (6.30pm-9pm)
24.11. sun (2pm-4pm)
30.11. sat (10am-12pm)
1.12. sun (2pm-4pm)
6.12. fri (2pm-4pm)
7.12. sat (10am-12pm)
8.12. sun (2pm-4pm)
13.12. fri (11am-1pm)
14.12. sat (10am-12pm)
15.12. sun (2pm-4pm)
16.-19.12. mon-thu (11am-1pm)
20.12. fri (11am-1pm)
21.12. sat (10am-12pm)
22.12. sun (2pm-4pm)
23.12. mon (11am-1pm)

Sellers at Christmas Courtyard


Crafts and design:
Design Sirkku & Savi-Minna 
Lapelland – also Lapelland christmas sauna

Christmas delicacies:
Herkkulauantai – products from home bakery 
Ahontuvan Tarhat – honey
Art Catering – food experiences
Art Food Heaven – premium-food products
Jorma Martinmäki – smoked fish products
Paahtimo Papu and Teeleidi



Toivola Christmas Courtyard contact info:

Cygnaeuksenkatu 2
40100 Jyväskylä

Boutiques and the museum: 
One Man Band: info (at)
Museum of Central Finland's Craftmen's houses: ksmuseo.kasityolaismuseot (at), tel. +358 50 563 8823
Blacksmith's Workshop: markus (at)
Yarn Shop TitiTyy: info (at)

Toivola (café):
myynti (at), tel. +358 44 491 0060


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