Christmas Fair at Pioneer Square
From December 19th to January 11th, 2015, citizens and guests to Saint Petersburg will be able to feel the spirit of the upcoming holidays, where guests can visit Cottage crafts or skate on the ice rink and even get acquainted with the Christmas traditions of Europe, Asia, and America.
The St. Petersburg Christmas Fair will open its doors to visitors on Pioneer Square on December 19th to January 11th with guest houses to be an open-representation of foreign countries, where St. Petersburg will become familiar with their Christmas traditions and culture. Representatives of the United Kingdom, Germany, Spain, China, the USA and many other countries will demonstrate to the public their own entertainment program and treat guests to festive dishes of their national cuisine.
Besides traditional amusements at this year's Christmas Fair, visitors will pay much attention to charity: for example, there will be an event for orphans and pensioners, and large charities will be collected from funds to help children and adults with cancer.
IX St. Petersburg Christmas Fair will be held with the support of the Government of St. Petersburg and foreign consulates.
The event is free for everyone to visit and includes an ice-skating rink and a small amusement park.