Invitation to Enjoy Christmas Spirit in Ventspils

07.12.2018 - 17:03
We invite you to enjoy the Christmas spirit by spending time in Ventspils.
Invitation to Enjoy Christmas Spirit in Ventspils
We invite you to enjoy the Christmas spirit by spending time in Ventspils. You can get into true Christmas spirit in evenings when lights and Christmas trees shine in the city streets, and daily rush turns into leisurely joy of indulging into holidays. Weekend in Ventspils will be very interesting and filled with various events and surprises, so a visit to the city will bring positive emotions to everyone and make you feel as in a true winter wonderland.

Thousands of lights are decorating the city during the holidays. Beautiful Christmas ornaments can be seen all around, and nine Christmas trees complement the spirit of holiday, the most luxurious and brightest of which are situated in the Town Hall and the Grand Square at the new Concert Hall "Latvia" and the Fountain "Frigate "Whale"", which even during the winter time brings joy with its special movement of lights.  

Hearts during the pre-holiday time - on December 9 will be filled with light and warmth by the charity concert "I Brought from Heaven" organized by the Baptist Church, where the angel voices will be heard through the musicians, cheering listeners with spiritual Christmas songs and inviting everyone to donate for charity.   A holiday spirit will be brought to everyone enjoying culture already on December 9 when Guntars Račs and the group Saldās sejas will give a concert programme "Once during the Christmas Time" of the most popular Christmas songs. The spirit of holidays will continue to be brought on December 19 by the concert programme "Christmas Idyll" by Normunds Rutulis, Denisa Dārzniece and the Ventspils Big Band. On December 27, fun to the viewers will be provided by the New Year's event of St. Petersburg "New Year's Adventures of Three Piglets", while the artist of electronic music from Sweden and the producer "The Field" will visit Ventspils on December 29, in anticipation of New Year. On December 22 at 19:00, at the Dzirnavu Square of Ventspils, we will use powerful songs and playful dances to chase away the problems of the Old Year and greet the New Year with energetic activities.  

The Christmas fair at 40 Saules Street during the time between December 21 and 23 will help you to enjoy the holiday spirit and commotion. The fair will provide an opportunity to purchase the goodies created by craftsmen and artisans for beautiful gifts, meet and take photographs with the Santa Claus, participate in creative dwarfs' workshops and pamper tummies with holiday treats.    
 The Christmas atmosphere on December 25 will be created by the Little Train Festivity at the Seaside Open Air Museum. The steam engine Small Train (Mazbānītis) will be woken up from sleep, decorated with holiday lights and take everyone on a ride along the Jurmala Park. On December 31 at 22:00, the Culture Centre of Ventspils will invite everyone to the ball played by the trio of Mārtiņš Ruskis and the legendary group "Credo", while the attractive DJ Matīss Uplejs will organize dance music in the small hall. The New Year's celebration will take place at the Grand Square where visitors will be treated to a beautiful concert, a speech by the Chairman of Ventspils A. Lembergs and magnificent holiday fireworks in the night sky of Ventspils. Families with children are most welcome to spend the Christmas holidays in Ventspils. Children can find joy in the city also during the winter time, by exploring 36 children's play grounds and two large Children's Towns with free events for children taking place each Sunday. Merry dwarfs, happy songs and dances will be a part of the holidays also during the Christmas time. Winter joys in Ventspils can be explored at the skiing hill "Lemberga Hūte", where several ski slopes, snow park with trampolines, slides and rails, a children's hill for sleigh rides will bring joy to visitors. The summer sensation during the winter time will be created by a visit to the Water Adventure Park, where children can enjoy the attraction area, while adults can indulge in saunas and a salt room while listening to relaxing music.  Warmth, treats for your stomach and a special atmosphere has been ensured also by the catering companies of Ventspils, making special holiday offers to visitors and creating wintery decorations. The Restaurant and Café Guide and the Cafeteria and Fast Food Company Guide. Come and visit Ventspils and enjoy true holiday spirit!