What’s On In Reykjavík

Dec 1 – Dec 29 all-day
12:00 am
AS THE SEASON OF ELEVATED BLOOD PRESSURE AND GIFT-GIVING GUILT APPROACHES, WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO STAY RELAXED AND TREAT YOURSELF! HERE IS OUR SCHEDULE! GOOD TIMES GUARANTEED! Thursday, December 1 at 21:00 Christmas Concert with
KEX Hostel
Dec 10 @ 12:00 pm – Dec 12 @ 5:00 pm
12:00 pm
The Christmas Village in Hafnarfjörður Chrismas Market with Icelandic design and food! And more!   The Christmas Village will be open every weekend (Sat & Sun) until Christmas 12:00 -17:00  
Thorsplan
12:00 am
Björk Digital is an experimental VR project, a total merging of Björk’s music and cutting-edge technology that expands the musical experiment realm. Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre presents the project in Iceland in cooperation with
Harpa
12:00 am
Christmas Market in Café Flóra (Laugardalur Valley), open every weekend until Christmas 11am-5pm.
Café Flóra
Dec 11 @ 12:00 pm – Dec 13 @ 5:00 pm
12:00 pm
The Christmas Village in Hafnarfjörður Chrismas Market with Icelandic design and food! And more!   The Christmas Village will be open every weekend (Sat & Sun) until Christmas 12:00 -17:00  
Thorsplan
1:00 pm
Christmas at the Árbær Open Air Museum is a must for visitors to the city during Advent. Offering a great program of events for the whole family, you’ll not find a more cosy or cheerful
Árbær Open Air Museum
Dec 11 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
2:00 pm
NORDIC HOUSE CHRISTMAS MARKET December 11th at the Nordic House, 14:00 – 17:00 HIG-END REDESIGN FOR CHRISTMAS Designers and artists will come together at the Nordic House and show you how you can use whatever
The Nordic House
2:00 pm
Brothers Jón Jónsson and Friðrik Dór are among Iceland’s most popular artists. Their Christmas concerts were well received last year so this year, there will be four shows, at 14 and 17, 11th and 1bth
Austurbær
Dec 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
6:00 pm
Sissel Kyrkjebø is one of the most popular soprano singers in Scandinavia. This is her third time giving a Christmas concert in Iceland and tickets are in great demand! All dates: 11. Dec 2016 –
Harpa Concert Hall and Conference
8:00 pm
Sundays are live jazz nights at Bryggjan Brugghús, bistro & brewery, by the old harbour in downtown Reykjavík. You can expect some jazz standards, warm spirits and very good beer! ENTRANCE IS FREE
Dec 11 @ 8:15 pm – 8:15 pm
8:15 pm
Presented by two of Icelands finest actors Icelandic Sagas – The Greatest hits is a 75 minute theatrical comedy roller coaster ride through Iceland’s literary heritage. The Icelandic Sagas are the 40 true stories of
Dec 11 @ 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm
8:30 pm
The female choir Graduale Nobili will hold their annual christmas concerts on the 11th of December in Langholtskirkja. The choir will be performing Benjamin Britten’s Ceremony of Carols with soloists from the choir and will
Langholtskirkja
12:00 am
Björk Digital is an experimental VR project, a total merging of Björk’s music and cutting-edge technology that expands the musical experiment realm. Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre presents the project in Iceland in cooperation with
Harpa
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
6:00 pm
Sissel Kyrkjebø is one of the most popular soprano singers in Scandinavia. This is her third time giving a Christmas concert in Iceland and tickets are in great demand! All dates: 11. Dec 2016 –
Harpa Concert Hall and Conference
Dec 12 @ 9:00 pm – 9:00 pm
9:00 pm
Every Monday, Húrra has a jazz evening. Cozy atmosphere and sweet tunes of jazz. The entry is free and everyone is welcome!
Húrra
12:00 am
Björk Digital is an experimental VR project, a total merging of Björk’s music and cutting-edge technology that expands the musical experiment realm. Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre presents the project in Iceland in cooperation with
Harpa
12:00 am
NORDIC HOUSE CHRISTMAS MARKET December 11th at the Nordic House, 14:00 – 17:00 HIG-END REDESIGN FOR CHRISTMAS Designers and artists will come together at the Nordic House and show you how you can use whatever
The Nordic House
8:00 pm
The Icelandic seasons through icelandic folksongs surrounded by sound-effects by Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson and duets by G. de Machaut. Jóhanna Halldórsdóttir voice Helga A. Jónsdóttir recorders Location: Iðnó Theater by  Reykjavík City hall Every Tuesday
Iðnó
Dec 13 @ 8:30 pm – 9:00 pm
8:30 pm
The 48 Preludes and Fugues of J.S. Bach are regarded as the most influential works which ultimately revolutionized western classical music. Icelandic pianist Ólafur Elíasson plays 6 selected preludes and fugues from The Well-Tempered Clavier
Dómkirkjan
8:30 pm
Jazz concert at Kex Hostel
Kex Hostel
Dec 13 @ 9:00 pm – 9:00 pm
9:00 pm
Borgardætur’s yearly Christmas Concert. Last year, all six concerts got sold out – so make sure to get a ticket! SOLD OUT:  8.DEC, 14.DEC & 15.DEC
Café Rósenberg
12:00 am
Björk Digital is an experimental VR project, a total merging of Björk’s music and cutting-edge technology that expands the musical experiment realm. Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre presents the project in Iceland in cooperation with
Harpa
Dec 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Lunch concert at Hannesarholt 14. December   Andri Björn Róbertsson bassbaryton and Ruth Jenkins-Róbertsson sopran. They will perform poems and arias with Kristinn Örn Kristinsson on Piano. The tickets can be bought at Hannesarholt. 2000 ISK
Hannesarholt
4:30 pm
Christmas is around the corner which means it is about time to start looking for the perfect postcard for all your relatives and friends. We all love this time of the year, but we will
Loft Hostel
Dec 14 @ 9:00 pm – 9:00 pm
9:00 pm
Borgardætur’s yearly Christmas Concert. Last year, all six concerts got sold out – so make sure to get a ticket! SOLD OUT:  8.DEC, 14.DEC & 15.DEC
Café Rósenberg
12:00 am
Björk Digital is an experimental VR project, a total merging of Björk’s music and cutting-edge technology that expands the musical experiment realm. Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre presents the project in Iceland in cooperation with
Harpa
9:00 pm
Croon & Swoon is a seasonal jazz/blues project that started in November 2015. The band consists of singers Andrea Gylfadóttir & Daníel Hjálmtýsson, guitarist Benjamín Náttmörður Árnason, bassist Pétur Sigurðsson and Pétur D. Pétursson on
Boston
Dec 15 @ 9:00 pm – 9:00 pm
9:00 pm
Borgardætur’s yearly Christmas Concert. Last year, all six concerts got sold out – so make sure to get a ticket! SOLD OUT:  8.DEC, 14.DEC & 15.DEC
Café Rósenberg
Dec 15 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
9:00 pm
The month of KEXMas is coming we´re gonna celebrate the holidays with a special Funky Christmas Party with Samúel Jón Samúelsson Big Band at KEX Hostel. Come join us in a funky holiday spirit and
Kex Hostel
12:00 am
Björk Digital is an experimental VR project, a total merging of Björk’s music and cutting-edge technology that expands the musical experiment realm. Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre presents the project in Iceland in cooperation with
Harpa
Dec 16 @ 10:00 pm
10:00 pm
Prins Póló Christmas concert at Húrra https://soundcloud.com/prinspolo Ticket sales at tix.is
Húrra
11:00 pm
This year, The Langholt Church Choir will give its annual Christmas concerts which are one of the oldest traditions during the Christmas holdidays in Iceland. This will be the 39th year that The Langholt Church
Langholtskirkja
12:00 am
Björk Digital is an experimental VR project, a total merging of Björk’s music and cutting-edge technology that expands the musical experiment realm. Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre presents the project in Iceland in cooperation with
Harpa
12:00 am
Christmas Market in Café Flóra (Laugardalur Valley), open every weekend until Christmas 11am-5pm.
Café Flóra
Dec 17 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
11:00 am
Delve into a magic world of fairy tales through shadow play. Join us for an afternoon of fantasy fun filled activities making a shadow puppet performance with the little ones aged 5-10. Creating short tales
Listastofan
Dec 17 @ 12:00 pm – Dec 19 @ 5:00 pm
12:00 pm
The Christmas Village in Hafnarfjörður Chrismas Market with Icelandic design and food! And more!   The Christmas Village will be open every weekend (Sat & Sun) until Christmas 12:00 -17:00  
Thorsplan
Dec 17 @ 1:00 pm
1:00 pm
Every Saturday during the Advent, Harpa will offer live music and other events in Harpa’s open spaces. All the events are free unless specifically mentioned and for the whole family. Saturday 3 December 13:00 Fjárlaganefndin, vocal
Harpa
2:00 pm
All dates: 17. Dec 2016 – Time. 14–15 17. Dec 2016 – Time. 16–17 18. Dec 2016 – Time. 14–15 18. Dec 2016 – Time. 16–17
Harpa Concert Hall
4:00 pm
Christmas at the Symphony All dates: 17. Dec 2016 – Time. 14–15 17. Dec 2016 – Time. 16–17 18. Dec 2016 – Time. 14–15 18. Dec 2016 – Time. 16–17
Harpa Concert Hall
Dec 17 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
5:00 pm
Reykjavík Male Choir and Elmar Gilbertsson tenor. Two concerts per day, the 17th and 18th Dec. At 5pm and 8pm. The location is  Hallgrímskirkja.  
Hallgrímskirkja
Dec 17 @ 9:00 pm – 11:30 pm
9:00 pm
Croon & Swoon is a seasonal jazz/blues project that started in November 2015. The band consists of singers Andrea Gylfadóttir & Daníel Hjálmtýsson, guitarist Benjamín Náttmörður Árnason, bassist Pétur Sigurðsson and Pétur D. Pétursson on
Café Rósenberg
9:00 pm
Croon & Swoon is a seasonal jazz/blues project that started in November 2015. The band consists of singers Andrea Gylfadóttir & Daníel Hjálmtýsson, guitarist Benjamín Náttmörður Árnason, bassist Pétur Sigurðsson and Pétur D. Pétursson on
Dillon
9:00 pm
This year, The Langholt Church Choir will give its annual Christmas concerts which are one of the oldest traditions during the Christmas holdidays in Iceland. This will be the 39th year that The Langholt Church
Langholtskirkja
12:00 am
Björk Digital is an experimental VR project, a total merging of Björk’s music and cutting-edge technology that expands the musical experiment realm. Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre presents the project in Iceland in cooperation with
Harpa
12:00 am
Christmas Market in Café Flóra (Laugardalur Valley), open every weekend until Christmas 11am-5pm.
Café Flóra
Dec 18 @ 12:00 pm – Dec 20 @ 5:00 pm
12:00 pm
The Christmas Village in Hafnarfjörður Chrismas Market with Icelandic design and food! And more!   The Christmas Village will be open every weekend (Sat & Sun) until Christmas 12:00 -17:00  
Thorsplan
1:00 pm
Christmas at the Árbær Open Air Museum is a must for visitors to the city during Advent. Offering a great program of events for the whole family, you’ll not find a more cosy or cheerful
Árbær Open Air Museum
2:00 pm
Brothers Jón Jónsson and Friðrik Dór are among Iceland’s most popular artists. Their Christmas concerts were well received last year so this year, there will be four shows, at 14 and 17, 11th and 1bth
Austurbær
4:00 pm
Christmas at the Symphony
Harpa Concert Hall
Dec 18 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
5:00 pm
Reykjavík Male Choir and Elmar Gilbertsson tenor. Two concerts per day, the 17th and 18th Dec. At 5pm and 8pm. The location is  Hallgrímskirkja.  
Hallgrímskirkja
8:00 pm
Sundays are live jazz nights at Bryggjan Brugghús, bistro & brewery, by the old harbour in downtown Reykjavík. You can expect some jazz standards, warm spirits and very good beer! ENTRANCE IS FREE
Dec 18 @ 8:15 pm – 8:15 pm
8:15 pm
Presented by two of Icelands finest actors Icelandic Sagas – The Greatest hits is a 75 minute theatrical comedy roller coaster ride through Iceland’s literary heritage. The Icelandic Sagas are the 40 true stories of
9:00 pm
This year, The Langholt Church Choir will give its annual Christmas concerts which are one of the oldest traditions during the Christmas holdidays in Iceland. This will be the 39th year that The Langholt Church
Langholtskirkja
12:00 am
Björk Digital is an experimental VR project, a total merging of Björk’s music and cutting-edge technology that expands the musical experiment realm. Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre presents the project in Iceland in cooperation with
Harpa
8:00 pm
  Christmas concert with the female choir Katla and the male choir Bartínar of Kaffibarinn.
Gamla Bió
Dec 19 @ 9:00 pm – 9:00 pm
9:00 pm
Every Monday, Húrra has a jazz evening. Cozy atmosphere and sweet tunes of jazz. The entry is free and everyone is welcome!
Húrra
9:00 pm
Camerarctica plays music by Mozart by Candlelight. Chamber group Camerarctica has played some chamber music by Mozart by candlelight annually during the last days before Christmas for the past twenty-four years.The audience is treated to
Hafnarfjarðarkirkja
12:00 am
Björk Digital is an experimental VR project, a total merging of Björk’s music and cutting-edge technology that expands the musical experiment realm. Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre presents the project in Iceland in cooperation with
Harpa
8:00 pm
The Icelandic seasons through icelandic folksongs surrounded by sound-effects by Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson and duets by G. de Machaut. Jóhanna Halldórsdóttir voice Helga A. Jónsdóttir recorders Location: Iðnó Theater by  Reykjavík City hall Every Tuesday
Iðnó
8:00 pm
Sigríður Thorlacius & Sigurður Guðmundsson – Festival Concert Two of Iceland’s most beloved singers Sigríður Thorlacius and Sigurður Guðmundsson join forces to celebrate the true holiday spirit. This is the third year Sigríður and Sigurður
Harpa
Dec 20 @ 8:30 pm – 9:00 pm
8:30 pm
The 48 Preludes and Fugues of J.S. Bach are regarded as the most influential works which ultimately revolutionized western classical music. Icelandic pianist Ólafur Elíasson plays 6 selected preludes and fugues from The Well-Tempered Clavier
Dómkirkjan
12:00 am
Björk Digital is an experimental VR project, a total merging of Björk’s music and cutting-edge technology that expands the musical experiment realm. Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre presents the project in Iceland in cooperation with
Harpa
Dec 21 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
9:00 pm
Camerarctica plays music by Mozart by Candlelight. Chamber group Camerarctica has played some chamber music by Mozart by candlelight annually during the last days before Christmas for the past twenty-four years.The audience is treated to
Garðakirkja
12:00 am
Björk Digital is an experimental VR project, a total merging of Björk’s music and cutting-edge technology that expands the musical experiment realm. Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre presents the project in Iceland in cooperation with
Harpa
Dec 22 @ 8:15 pm – 8:15 pm
8:15 pm
Presented by two of Icelands finest actors Icelandic Sagas – The Greatest hits is a 75 minute theatrical comedy roller coaster ride through Iceland’s literary heritage. The Icelandic Sagas are the 40 true stories of
Dec 22 @ 9:00 pm – 11:30 pm
9:00 pm
Croon & Swoon is a seasonal jazz/blues project that started in November 2015. The band consists of singers Andrea Gylfadóttir & Daníel Hjálmtýsson, guitarist Benjamín Náttmörður Árnason, bassist Pétur Sigurðsson and Pétur D. Pétursson on
Café Rósenberg
9:00 pm
Croon & Swoon is a seasonal jazz/blues project that started in November 2015. The band consists of singers Andrea Gylfadóttir & Daníel Hjálmtýsson, guitarist Benjamín Náttmörður Árnason, bassist Pétur Sigurðsson and Pétur D. Pétursson on
Gaukurinn
9:00 pm
Camerarctica plays music by Mozart by Candlelight. Chamber group Camerarctica has played some chamber music by Mozart by candlelight annually during the last days before Christmas for the past twenty-four years.The audience is treated to
Dómkirkjan in Reykjavík