16 Dec 2014

Time to welcome Christmas to the Riga Central Market

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Starting from noon on Monday, 22 December, the Riga Central Market will become a venue for the Christmas greeting event, during which every visitor will be able to taste and enjoy a variety of goodies and also become a creator of the holidays!

Anatolijs Abramovs, Chairman of the Board of Riga Municipality JSC Riga Central Market, says: “Each time before the festive season the Riga Central Market is surrounded by the atmosphere of joyful alacrity. People appreciate the fact that diverse, high quality and fresh products for making delicious and healthy meals are available all in one place. There is hardly a better way to celebrate the holidays than gatherings with family in the house, which is filled with the flavour of homemade meal. To brighten up the pre-holiday shopping with musical surprises and creative activities, we are happy to treat visitors, sellers and employees of the Riga Central Market to a heartwarming, vibrant and delicious Christmas greeting event”.

LET’S CREATE THE HOLIDAYS!

Creative workshops during the event will be open at noon. In the ornament workshop, everyone will be able to make their own Christmas tree ornaments and decorate the tree in the Vegetable Pavilion or at home. In the gingerbread glazing workshop, everyone, big and small, will get a chance to create their own unique gingerbread man.

LET’S TASTE THE HOLIDAYS!

All those visitors who want to taste the holidays will have the opportunity to attend the demonstrations by the young cooks from Ventspils Vocational Secondary School in the Vegetable Pavilion where a real Christmas dinner will be prepared. Outside, on Nēģu Square, visitors will be able to get warm by the fire, enjoying the hot apple winter drink made by the Snow White.

LET’S GREET THE HOLIDAYS!

To give a warm welcome to the holidays, a variety of musical performances will take place throughout the entire event. The virtuoso guitarist Rihards Lībietis will take care of the festive mood in the Vegetable Pavilion. A true Christmas elves orchestra will fill the Meat, Vegetable and Fish Pavilions with popular Christmas tunes. We have also some Christmas musical surprises in store.

Since Christmas is unimaginable without baked gingerbread, the visitors are welcome to participate in the blind tasting event and choose the most delicious gingerbread, which can be bought right on the spot at the Riga Central Market.

The recipes wall of the Riga Central Market’s Gourmet Club will be created by joint efforts, and everyone is welcome to share their own Christmas treat recipes.

The event will be hosted by the Snow White who will entertain the public. All activities during the event will be free of charge. Enjoy the positive atmosphere, shop for the freshest ingredients for your Christmas feast and engage in creative and exciting activities!

On 22 and 23 December, the Riga Central Market and Vidzeme Market will host a Christmas fair of craftsmen and artisans.

Come… You will love it!
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