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Jarmarka – A legend amongst fairs

Jarmarka is a legendary student art fair happening once a year, usually around Christmas time, so I would say it’s a bit of a Christmas market without making a sloppy mistake. Earnings from the sales are donated to restore the beauty of the art Academy of Latvia building.

The fair has a rich history back to the year 2003 and for many locals including me it is a dear tradition to visit it every year. For some it is more like an event than a market as so many interesting artworks, people, miracles and emotions can be found there. At least I have always enjoyed my time spent there.

This year the event will take place at the Art Academy of Latvia premises from December 15 – December 30 but please note of the blackout period from December 24 – December 26 when the fair will take a short break.

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Details about this spot



Kalpaka boulevard 13, Riga

Opening Times

Dec 16 - 23 & 27 - 30 11:00 - 20:00 daily



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Last Changed Date: 2016-05-19 11:45:13 +0200 (Thu, 19 May 2016)