Julshow Cirkus Cirkör

Christmas Show with Cirkus Cirkör

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Selected dates are available between November 30th and December 15th, 2018 .


This year, the entertainment for Artipelag’s traditional Christmas buffet will be provided by Cirkus Cirkör. Throughout the evening, guests will experience absolute top-class circus artistry and a classic Swedish Christmas buffet at the same time. With a lot of heart and a sparkle in the eye, visitors are invited to watch the hottest act in this new circus genre.

Cirkus Cirkör presents a specially composed show consisting of a world-class master of ceremonies, live musicians, and circus artists. In true Cirkus Cirkör spirit, the audience will experience something they did not expect. All seats give the spectators a unique experience of the show and there is circus everywhere: on stage, among the guests, and in the air.

Why not take the chance and experience a spectacular show together with friends and family and at the same time, enjoy a well-prepared Christmas buffet presented by our head chef Gustav Otterberg (with a background from Stockholm’s finest restaurants), as well as head baker Fredrik Otterberg, who represented Swedish on our National Pastry Team.

When you arrive at Artipelag you will be warmly welcomed by our hostess who will direct you to you reserved table. The full Christmas table is then unveiled and the entertainment of Cirkus Cirkör is ongoing throughout your meal.

Welcome to Artipelag and an evening you will never forget!

Dates, Prices, and Bookings


Fri Nov 30th at 7pm
Sat Dec 1st at 7pm

Wed Dec 5th at 7pm
Thurs Dec 6th at 7pm
Fri Dec 7th at 7pm
Sat Dec 8th at 7pm

Wed Dec 12th at 7pm
Thurs Dec 13th at 7pm
Fri Dec 14th at 7pm (sold out)
Sat Dec 15th at 7pm


6.30 pm – Arrival
7 pm – Dinner and show
Approx. 10pm – The show ends


Prices start at SEK 895 (incl. VAT) per person. We apply dynamic prices, which means that the price may vary depending on the day, availability, and demand. Your ticket includes a traditional Swedish Christmas buffet of the highest quality, as well as a performance by Cirkus Cirkör in our Artbox.

Recommended age

No recommended age for the show.




Classic Flavours on a Swedish Christmas Table
Food & Drinks

Classic Flavours on a Swedish Christmas Buffet

Our Christmas table includes all the classic Swedish dishes as well as a few exciting surprises. All of our Christmas food is made here at Artipelag or delivered from local producers in Värmdö or nearby. We smoke the fish and meat in our own smokers’ shop, we catch our own herring, and the bread is baked by Artipelag’s own bakery. There will also be several vegetarian options on this year’s Christmas buffet. In other words, a classic Swedish Christmas buffet with flavors to suit everyone!

Drinks Package

For Christmas, our sommelier Tim Good has produced a variety of drinks packages that are perfect compliments to the classic flavours of the Christmas buffet. Alcohol-free beverages are also available but can only be ordered on site.

One aquavit (5 cl)
Two beers (50 cl) or two glasses of wine
SEK 290 (incl. VAT)

One aquavit (5 cl)
Two beers (50 cl) or two glasses of wine
One digestif (5 cl)
SEK 445 (incl. VAT)

One glass champagne
One aquavit (5 cl)
Two beers (50 cl) or two glasses of wine
One premium digestif (5 cl)
SEK 655 (incl. VAT)

Transportation & Parking

Buses and Transportation

By the time the show ends, public transportation will have stopped for the day. You can book a seat on our shuttle bus for SEK 70 and this will take you both to and from Artipelag. The bus departs in connection with the concert and the journey takes about 25 minutes

The shuttle bus is booked and paid for via Ticketmaster at the same time as your ticket. Please note that your bus ticket must be booked no later than 3 pm the day before the concert.

Departures from Vasagatan

The bus departs at 4.30 pm and 6 pm.

Our shuttle buses are yellow and are operated by Traveller. They depart from Vasagatan 24, outside the McDonalds restaurant that is located under the bridge for Klarabergsviadukten. A sign on a post with the text ”Artipelag” marks the departure point.

Cars and Parking

For those who wish to arrive with their own vehicles, we have many parking spaces available.

From the exit of Highway 222, a narrow road winds between fields, meadows and other stunning archipelago nature. Therefore, we humbly ask everyone who arrives in their own vehicle to drive slowly and enjoy nature, thus showing consideration for other cars, buses and people.

Frequently Asked Questions

Bordsdukning på Gyllene hjulet i Artipelags Artbox

How are the tables arranged?
Placement of groups is arranged by Artipelag and your table will be ready when you arrive. Simply make your group known to the hostess and she will see you to your reserved table. Note that other groups may be seated at the same table. Everyone in your reservation are, of course, seated together. If your group booked several seats separately, but want to sit all together, you will need to notify jul@artipelag.se no later than one week before your booking.

I’m vegan and would like a special menu, how does it work?
No problem. Just send us an email jul@artipelag.se or call us at +46 8 570 130 50 together with your booking number and date and we will help you.

Do you have to pre-book your drinks package?
Yes. Larger groups should pre-book all of their beverage packages so you do not have to queue for the bar. All drinks packages are pre-booked at the same time as your tickets are purchased. Book your drinks package by email jul@artipelag.se or call us at +46 8 570 130 50 together with your booking number and date and we will help you.

Is the bar in the same room?
The bar is in the same room as your meal and the show.

Julshow med Cirkus Cirkör

When does the performance begin?
Entry to the Artbox is from 6.30 pm. The Christmas buffet and show starts at about 7 pm.

Is there a coat check?
An unattended coat check is available downstairs from the foyer.

How long is the performance?
About 3 hours. The Christmas show is expected to end at about 10pm. The performance does not have an intermission but consists of shorter circus numbers that are interspersed with the Christmas buffet.

Is the dinner and show wheelchair accessible?
Yes. We have an unlimited number of spaces inside the Artbox designed for wheelchairs. These may be booked via jul@artipelag.se or call us at +46 8 570 130 50 together with your booking number and date and we will help you.

"I think that through the art of circus, we reflect Artipelag: how Björn and Lillemor made the impossible possible when those with great visions combined their strong work ethic to create this unique place. We are inspired by the archipelago in winter and I forsee a breathtaking, finely serene and contemporary show with artists who, through their arts, show what is needed to make the impossible possible - cooperation, balance, trust ... an excellent start for a really lovely Christmas."

Tilde Björfors, Artistic Director & Founder, Cirkus Cirkör
About Cirkus Cirkör

Scandinavia’s Leading New Circus Company

Since its inception in 1995, Cirkus Cirkör has performed for over 2 million people and over 500,000 children and young people have trained, created, and learned through circus. Cirkus Cirkör’s activities now include touring performances, courses and educational programs for young people with or without disabilities as well as for the elderly, secondary school programs, and events for companies and organisations. Tilde Björfors is the founder and artistic director of Cirkus Cirkör as well as the director behind most of Cirkus Cirkör’s major successes such as Borders, Knitting Peace, Wear it like a Crown and Inside out. Beyond her role in the Cirkus Cirkör leadership, Tilde also holds a professorship at the Dance and Circus School in Stockholm, where she presented the Circus Research Project as a cross-border artist in society.


Cirkus Cirkör’s Christmas show is under the direction of Jesper Nikolajeff, a long-standing circus performer who participated in over 400 performances with Cirkör, including their greatest success: the performance of Wear it like a Crown.