You’ll find another market next to the Orthodox Cathedral on the Esplanāde from December 1 - January 6 (11:00 - 19:00), but it has the added benefit of a so-called rabbit village. Yes, the wee ones can get up close and personal with dozens of the furry creatures living in a scale model of a chocolate box town.
Art lovers on the other hand can stop by the Latvian Art Academy for its annual JaunMarka Student Art Fair from December 14 - January 5 (closed December 24, 25, 26 & 31 and January 1). Drop by this unique building and browse through thousands of unique paintings, sculpture, glassware, ceramics and jewellery by the nation's best and brightest art students.
Built between 1876 and 1884, this yellow-brick church capped with five gilded cupolas was turned into a planetarium during the occupation but was finally …