Welcome to Jokkmokk, a Sámi meeting place

Jokkmokk is a natural meeting place for Sámi people from all over Sápmi. Since 1606 – for more than four hundred years – the colourful Jokkmokk market has been celebrated annually, starting on the first Thursday in February. This warm celebration features cultural activities and amazing culinary experiences right in the coldest midwinter weather. The market attracts tens of thousands of international visitors. You won’t be able to find these genuine food experiences anywhere else. The town is a centre for Sámi culture, with unique knowledge about the natural resources of the region: game meat, featuring reindeer is its biggest star, berries, herbs and exclusive fish.

Do you wish to know more about Destination Jokkmokk?
Read our visitors guide here.
Lesen Sie die Besuchsbroschure hier.

Tourist Information opening hours

Monday – Friday: 9:00-12.00  13.00-16.00
Saturday – Sunday: CLOSED