In December, both shopping and entertainment centres AKROPOLE Riga and AKROPOLE Alfa will hold a variety of festive events – markets, concerts, meetings with Santa Claus and creative workshops, offering visitors even more shopping and entertainment opportunities during the festive month. The administration of AKROPOLE also draws attention to the changes in opening hours on Christmas and New Year’s Eve.
A wide programme of festive events for children and adults
The annual indoor Christmas market has already started in both shopping centres, bringing together dozens of merchants selling gifts, treats and festive decorations in one place. From 9 December, it will be possible to buy Christmas trees in both shopping centres.
Christmas workshops will be held at AKROPOLE Alfa shopping centre on 10, 11, 17 December (from 12:00 to 17:00) and on 23 December (from 11:00 to 16:00), offering younger visitors the chance to make Christmas tree ornaments, create their own dream catcher, make original garlands, and participate in a gingerbread decorating masterclass.
On 15 December at 18:30, AKROPOLE Riga visitors are invited to a concert by popular and beloved local bands – The Sound Poets and Melo-M. An additional concert will also be held at AKROPOLE Alfa on 18 December, at 15:00, where visitors will be able to enjoy the performance of Melo-M in the central square near the Christmas tree.
From 12 December, a magical telephone booth will be placed in AKROPOLE Riga, giving a chance to call and talk to Santa Claus. From 16–18 December and on 23–24 December, in both shopping centres, you will have the chance to meet Santa Claus in person and tell him your festive wish.
Detailed information about the programme of festive events can be found on the social networks and websites of AKROPOLE Alfa and AKROPOLE Riga.
Information about changes in opening hours on holidays and New Year’s Eve
The stores and service points of the shopping centres AKROPOLE Riga and AKROPOLE Alfa will work on 24 December from 10:00 to 20:00, on 25 December from 12:00 to 21:00, on 31 December from 10:00 to 20:00, on 1 January the stores will be closed.
With separate opening hours on holidays and New Year’s Eve, the following stores/services will work:
AKROPOLE Riga (Maskavas iela 257)
AKROPOLE Alfa (Brīvības gatve 372)