According to old tradition, the market always begins the first Thursday in February and lasts for three intense days. There are different activities throughout the week.
The big market with all trading and sales as well as all other different activities and events takes place over three days, Thursday-Saturday.
We start posting program items on the web as soon as they are ready. The printed program will be ready for mailing at the beginning of December each year.
It can be ordered from Jokkmokk’s Tourist Information Center, +46 (0) 971-222 50, email@example.com, or from any of the tourist bureau’s in Norrbotten.
Jokkmokk’s Winter Market is in the middle of winter so it can be really cold. 2012 mercury decreases to -40°C but it is unusual with such temperatures. Some years it has even been + degrees.
In addition to sturdy outerwear, it is important to wear warm shoes, hat and good gloves/mittens. Please dress wearing several layers. If you still get cold then there are several warm places with sales, exhibitions, food and more to visit.
Central accommodation is the first to get booked, however there are usually several other alternatives such as residents of Jokkmokk renting out their houses, apartments or rooms. Or perhaps stay in one of the neighbouring villages in the municipality like Kåbdalis, Porjus or Vuollerim. Contact details can be found under the service / lodging tab.
There is no exact answer to that question. The number of hotel rooms is strictly limited so contact the hotels as soon as you decide to visit Jokkmokk’s Winter Market. Private lodging at the upcoming market can be booked from September 1st. Although it may seem difficult at first, it usually work out with accommodation for the vast majority of people who want to come to Jokkmokk’s Winter Market.
You can fly to Luleå or Gällivare for further transport by bus or rental car. If you come by train from somewhere else in Sweden Murjek is then the station to get off. It’s located between Boden and Gällivare, from there, take a bus to Jokkmokk in connection with the trains. Inlandsbanan has its own chartered journeys.
There is currently no central booking office for tickets. See the program for which prerequisite applies to each performance.
The norm is approximately 35,000-45,000 visitors during the three market days. In extreme cold temperatures, it is significantly less. The community of Jokkmokk have approximately 3,000 inhabitants.
There are plenty of parking available in the industrial area at the entrance on road 97. Follow the signs available from all the routes. Parking hosts are attending on site. The fee (40 kr. 2016) goes to a non for profit organisation or association in need. Kindly respect the parking and stopping bans in Jokkmokk’s municipality. They are there to avoid traffic jams and potential traffic problems.
Parking for chartered buses is available on the soccer field at the Eastern School. There are some parking for disabled located in the centre of Jokkmokk. Contact the Tourist Information Centre at the start of the market week for more information on their location.
No, there is no such rental available, there may however be some privately owned. Ask at the Tourist Information Centre on 0971-222 50 or firstname.lastname@example.org
By 15 October, latest. Booking/applying for a spot directly on the web is available between 15 Feb -15 Oct, under the “Application for Stall holders” tab.