Every place in every country is well-prepared for this grand event, so is Taiwan. Though Taiwan is a Buddhist society, Taiwanese people tend to attend all kinds of celebrations. (Read more: Taiwanese Temple Culture) You can see giant Christmas trees and colorful decorations or installation arts everywhere during this festival. There are some special events held for Christmas in Taiwan. We introduce different cities’ Christmas celebrations in Taiwan for you. Bring your family and friends together to have a Taiwan family trip or Taipei day tour, and follow this heartwarming Christmas atmosphere! Hope you enjoy your festival!

Christmas in Taipei

  • Date: Nov 09, 2020 – Jan 01, 2021
  • Location: along the way from Taipei City Hall Center to East District

Last year (2019), the Christmas celebration in Taipei was confined in several department stores shopping area; but this year there will be a grander event! Four streets will be lightening up with fancy Christmas decorations – A: City Hall Surrounding Area, B: Sec. 4, Ren’ai Rd., C: Sec. 4, Zhongxiao E. Rd. and D: Sec. 1, Dunhua S. Rd.

You can also explore the alley according to the map and all those installation arts, so excited isn’t it? Joining 2021 Taipei New Year’s Live Party, Taipei’s new year eve performance is always the most attractive, especially the world famous fireworks display. (Read more: Top 3 Things To do To Celebrate 2020 New Year’s Eve Around Taipei)

Let’s have a reminder of last year’s X’mas iconic celebrations:

1. Dior Christmas Tree at Taipei 101

The facade of the boutique of the famous brand Dior was decorated with a huge Christmas tree with illumination to Christmas at Taipei 101. This artificial tree is enlivened with 120 animal decoration and a large statue of tigers and giraffe. This Christmas tree is up to 7.5 meters tall.

2. Christmas wonderland at Bellavita

When you enter the lobby of Bellavita, you will be attracted to this stunning scene. The light blue transparent films were hung from the ceiling. Under this decoration, you will see this snow and a glacier. Stepping through the snow, you can enjoy the Christmas atmosphere here in this transparent glass house.

3. I-Sharing

“I-Sharing” is the Christmas event that is held by Uni-President each year. The theme city this year is Milan, the most romantic art city in Italy. The design of the beautiful Christmas tree, Purple Wish, is based on the famous glass window of Milan. The visitors can enjoy the romantic Christmas atmosphere at Uni-President Department Store and Kaohsiung Dream Mall.

Night of National Palace Museum

  • Date: Dec 19, 2020
  • Location: National Palace Museum

There will be performances and some activities taken place right in the one and only – National Palace Museum. From 18:30 to 21:00, music band performance, catwalk and the finale: real escape game will be taking turns coming up.

Christmasland in New Taipei City (Banqiao)

  • Date: Nov 13, 2020 – Jan 03, 2021
  • Location: along the way from New Taipei City Hall Square to Fuzhong Shopping Area

To celebrate its 10th anniversary, New Taipei City government is collaborating with Disney this year (2020) for its yearly event – Christmasland. The theme this year is “Disney Fairy Tales”, including the images of Pinocchio, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Peter Pan, Dumbo and all those iconic princess characters. The innovative Christmasland in New Taipei City makes sure to keep up with global trends. It invites the world’s most outstanding light-sculpting team to present the event, with special activities of international standard held to attract people. Visitors can expect to feel pleasantly surprised all the time.

The theme light art (photo below) is located right at New Taipei City Hall Square, the “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” area is here as well. There will be bunch of art installations in front of Banqiao Station. The most anticipated “Disney princess area” is sit in the block that formed by Wenhua Rd., Zhanqian Rd., Xinfu Rd. and Minquan Rd.

The theme light art installation.

Let’s have a preview of this year’s stunning Disney installation arts!

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Christmas in Taoyuan – GLORIDAY

  • Date: Nov 20, 2020 – Jan 3, 2021
  • Location: Gloria Outlet
  • Address: No. 189, Chunde Rd., Zhongli District, Taoyuan City

Christmas in Taichung

Wow! I’ll have to say that there are so much to see in Taichung! Let’s list it out what you can enjoy during this Christmas time.


  • Date: Nov 20, 2020 – Dec 28, 2020
  • Location: Park Lane by CMP
  • Address: No. 68, Gongyi Rd., West District, Taichung City
Source by: https://parklane.com.tw/event/%E8%81%96%E8%AA%95%E5%BF%AB%E6%A8%82%E9%80%81-santa-express/

Besides some decorations here, you can also buy a designer’s post card and SANTA EXPRESS will help it delivered to the loving one. To see the whole collection, click here, they are so fantastic isn’t it?

2. Mitsui Outlet Park Taichungport

  • Date: Nov 13, 2020 – Mar 26, 2021
  • Location: Mitsui Outlet Park Taichungport
  • Address: No. 168, Sec. 10, Taiwan Blvd., Wuqi District, Taichung City

3. Kuang San SOGO Department Stores

  • Date: Nov 27, 2020 – Jan 10, 2021
  • Location: Kuang San SOGO Department Stores
  • Address:No. 459, Sec. 2, Taiwan Blvd., West District, Taichung City
Source by: https://jatraveling.tw/blog/post/212231815

4. Shin Kong Mitsukoshi Taichung Zhonggang Store

  • Date: Nov 20, 2020 – Jan 3, 2021
  • Location: Shin Kong Mitsukoshi Taichung Zhonggang Store
  • Address: No. 301, Sec. 3, Taiwan Blvd., Xitun District, Taichung City

It looks like almost a Pokémon theme park amusement park in front of the department store, with so many cute installations. It is definitely one of the most family friendly place to celebrate X’mas in Taiwan!

6 meter high inflated Pikachu.
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A Christmas tree on merry-go-round with Pokémon’s characters decorations (ex. Bulbasaur, Charmander, Squirtle, Meowth and Pikachu)
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Ferris Wheel and Hot Air Balloon.
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Tainan Christmas & New Year’s Eve Party

  • Date: Oct 22, 2020 – Jan 3, 2021
  • Location: Shin Kong Mitsukoshi Tainan Ximen Store
  • Address: No. 658-1, Section 1, Ximen Rd., West Central District, Tainan City, Taiwan

This year, there is an exclusively 2-dimension style Christmas boulevard “Walking In White” in Tainan. The most exciting part in this boulevard is that there will be snow dropping every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, on 18:00, 19:00, 20:00 and 21:00.

There will be several events held by Tainan government, we make a list here:

  • Light Up Tainan City Music Event
    • Date: Dec 01, 2020
    • Time: 15:00-16:00
    • Location: first floor of Taiwan Spinning (TS) Mall
    • Performance: Dutch singer Marten Hurkens and chorus from elementary schools

  • Parent-child Troupe & X’mas Market
    • Date: Dec 14, 2020
    • Time: 10:00-21:00
    • Location: Soulangh Cultural Park
    • Performance: Troupe will perform at 16:00

  • Tainan So Young Merry Christmas Concert
    • Date: Dec 21, 2020
    • Time: 18:00-22:00
    • Location: Tainan City Government Yonghua Civic Center (west side)
    • Performance: Taiwanese singers

  • Tainan So Young New Year’s Eve Concert
    • Date: Dec 28, 2020
    • Time: 18:00-22:00
    • Location: Tainan City Government Yonghua Civic Center (west side)
    • Performance: Taiwanese singers

  • Tainan City New Year’s Eve Celebration and the Drama Play
    • Date: Dec 31, 2020
    • Time: 16:00-00:30
    • Location: Tainan City Art Museum Building 2
    • Performance: Local drama troupes,

Tainan Chimei Museum 2020 Christmas Weekend

  • Date: There are four days: Dec 12, 2020, Dec 13, 2020, Dec 19, 2020, Dec 20, 2020.
  • Location: Chimei Museum
  • Address: No. 66, Sec. 2, Wenhua Rd., Rende District, Tainan City

  • Christmas Tree Light Show
    • Date: Dec 12, 2020, Dec 13, 2020, Dec 19, 2020 and Dec 20, 2020.
    • Time: 19:00, 20:00 and 21:00.

There are activities such as Swing Dance Party, Outdoor Movie Party, music performance (String Orchestra, Orchestra, Percussion group and Jazz band) and all those Taiwan family friendly events.

Christmas in Kaohsiung

  • Date: Nov 12, 2020 – Jan 3, 2021.
  • Location: Dream Mall
  • Address: No. 789, Zhonghua 5th Rd., Qianzhen District, Kaohsiung City

There will be some temporary amusement park with total 7 rides such as: Carousel, Rotate Plane, Swing Ride, Teacups, Fishing Machine and Pirate Ship. The most attracting fact is that all the rides are in white! Which is perfect spot for people to take picture. The price of one ride is $100, and 5 for a discount price $300. Here are some preview photos that provided by the organizer, are you ready folks in Kaohsiung!!!

Christmas in Pingtung

  • Date: Nov 27, 2020 – Mar 01, 2021
  • Location: Pingtung Park
  • Address: Gongyuan Road, Pingtung City, Pingtung County

The theme last year (2019) was “Golden Dream”, the entire Pingtung Park was filled with Golden lights. “Aurora” is representing this year, you can feel that North Europe vibes in the air.

  • Opening ceremony of the X’mas Village
    • Date: Nov 27, 2020
    • Performance: LED lights show and Absence Dance Crew’s street dance.

  • X’mas Creatives Market
    • Date: Dec 24, 2020 – Dec 27, 2020
    • Time: 16:00-22:00

More details please visit here.

Christmas in Hualien – Look For The Star

  • Date: Dec 05, 2020 – Dec 24, 2020
  • Location: (not set)
  • Address: (not set)

  • Light Up Ceremony
    • Date: Dec 05, 2020
    • Time: 19:00-20:00
    • Location: No. 10-1, Huadao Rd., Hualien City, Hualien County

  • Lantern Painting
    • Date: Dec 05, 2020 and Dec 12, 2020
    • Time: 9:00-17:00
    • Location: No. 52, Minzu Rd., Hualien City, Hualien County
Lantern Painting.
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  • Christmas Market
    • Date: Dec 19, 2020 – Dec 24, 2020
    • Time: 17:00-21:00
    • Location: No. 10-1, Huadao Rd., Hualien City, Hualien County

Before we update the details for this year (2020), let’s take a look of last year’s (2019) feature photos!

Hualien (and Taitung) is known for their indigenous tribes situated here, due to the historical reason, most of Taiwanese aborigines are Christians. That is to say, Christmas is one of the most essential festival in Hualien County, the whole events of this celebration is surrounding the church. (Read more: All You Need to Know About Taiwanese Indigenous Peoples)

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