Santa Claus is coming to Zagreb from Rovaniemi on December 6th. He will stay for two days. He has heard a lot of good things about the children in Zagreb and also how special their city is, especially at this time of year. As the ambassador of Christmas, he has decided to come for a brief visit to see the good children of Zagreb and find out why their hometown was voted the Best European Christmas Market in 2016. The good old grandad did not pick the date for his visit by chance. Indeed, he is coming on December 6th which is the Finnish Independence Day.
He plans to come to the Ice Park, Advent in Zrinjevac and he will also pay a visit to Rudolf, who is in charge of Advent for Children and Adults in Strossmayer Square.
On December 7th he will visit Advent in Vranicanijeva Poljana and Advent in Klovićevi Dvori Gallery, and children will be able to see him in both places.
He will also visit the Balbi Palace, which is one of the locations of the Courtyards project – the Advent edition.
6 December 2016
18:00 Santa arrives and meets children, with special programme on the ice
18:30 Santa leaves the Ice Park in his sleigh
AT RUDOLF´S – Advent for kids and adults, Strossmayer Square
18:45 Santa arrives and gives presents to children on the stage
19:45 Santa leaves from Strossmayer Square in his sleigh
ADVENT AT ZRINJEVAC
19:50 Santa arrives at Zrinjevac where a children's choir greets him; children can talk
to Santa and have photos taken with Santa at the Music Pavilion until 20:30
7 December 2016 VISITS TO ADVENT VENUES IN THE UPPER TOWN
15:30 Santa arrives by funicular to the Lotrščak Tower
15:45 TALE FROM GRIČ – ADVENT AT VRANICANIJEVA POLJANA
Visit with children, photo opportunity
16:20 ADVENT IN KLOVIĆEVI DVORI – opportunity for children to have their photos taken with Santa on the Gradec plateau, a special photo spot with a great view of the Zagreb Cathedral
17:10– 17:50 THE COURTYARDS – ADVENT EDITION – visit to one of The Courtyards at the BALBI PALACE (Old Slavonic Institute) at Demetrova 11
Afterwork party with Santa