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Saturday 26 November 2022 - Monday 02 January 2023

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- Lifestyle
Events for Christmas in Cannes.


The Christmas period in Cannes is always magical and exceptional thanks to the numerous animations proposed in all the districts of the city, but also to the workshops and shows dedicated to children.

The youngest will have the chance to meet Santa Claus and to close the year, young and old will be able to admire the traditional and majestic fireworks which will be fired in the bay of Cannes on Saturday, December 31st at midnight on the theme of rock'n roll.

As every year end, the City of Cannes is decorated with splendid illuminations, and proposes to the families numerous Christmas animations. The lighting will take place on Saturday, November 26th at 5 pm. Find this year the Christmas lights throughout the city on the theme of an authentic and traditional Christmas with golden tones, fir green, touches of white ... and a low energy consumption.

- Lighted subjects in the Christmas village: a Santa Claus, snowmen and giant Christmas balls.
- 18 luminous trees of different heights, installed at the city entrances and in squares or squares. From December 16th, the giant 32m high luminous tree will be displayed on the square in front of the Palais des festivals et des congrès and, as a novelty this year, will be smelled thanks to its pine and resin odors in its interior space.
- Projections of stars and snowflakes in motion will decorate the streets of downtown.
- Colorful projections on the facades of many documents of the luminographer Gaspare di Caro as the Tower of Castre and the church of Our Lady of Hope, the church of St. Margaret, the Chapel of Mercy and the church of Our Lady of Good Voyage.
- Transparent inflatable bubbles containing a scenography on the magic of Christmas arranged on several places in Cannes and Cannes La Bocca.

From Saturday, November 26, 2022 to Monday, January 2, 2023, find Santa's Chalet, the ice rink, shows and creative workshops for children. This year, the Christmas village will be redesigned as a promenade that starts at the Cours Félix Faure and continues along the renovated Allées de la Liberté and around the Lord Brougham fountain.

Free access and free animations.
Cannes, an open-air shopping center, gathers in a restricted perimeter the greatest fashion, luxury and lifestyle brands; the embarrassment of choice to fill with precision, diversity and originality Santa's sack.

The famous Palais des Festivals and Congresses of Cannes will be dressed in lights from Saturday, December 10.

The Christmas Village on the Allées de la Liberté
Young and old are invited to celebrate the end of the year on the Allées de la Liberté with lots of surprises (ice rink, children's workshops). This year, the Christmas village will be redesigned as a promenade starting from the Cours Félix Faure and continuing along the renovated Allées de la Liberté and around the Lord Brougham fountain.

Opening hours
From 11am to 9pm (Friday and Saturday until 10pm)

My beautiful tree
The largest stylized Christmas tree in the Alpes-Maritimes is back in Cannes, on the square in front of the Palais des festivals et des congrès with a height of 32 meters from December 16.

The ice rink
From Saturday, November 26th 2022 to Monday, January 2nd 2023
Like every year, the ice rink, with its 350 m2 natural ice, located on the Christmas village, returns with a varied program of activities to delight young and old.

From 10 am to 1 pm :
Free for children from 4 to 10 years old (3 € for accompanying persons).
An instructor will be present every morning and initiations will be offered to beginners (registration on site).

From 1pm :
3 € entry for all.
Session of 45 minutes, equipment included. Gloves required (not provided).

Opening hours
- Sun. to Thu. from 10am to 9pm
- Fri. and Sat. from 10am to 10pm
- Every morning from 10am to 1pm: reserved for children from 4 to 10 years old

Fair on the Esplanade Pantiero
The fair will offer everyone moments of laughter, thrills and emotions with no less than 55 attractions.

Opening hours:
Sat. Nov. 26 to Fri. Dec. 16:
Mon. to Thu. from 4pm to 9pm
Fri., Sat. and Sun. from 4pm to 11pm

Sat. Dec. 17, 2022 to Mon. Jan. 2, 2023 inclusive:
Every day from 2pm to 11pm

Christmas Village Chalet
Provencal crib with 150 terracotta santons representing the port and maritime life of Cannes as well as a moving pastoral scene in the heart of a Provencal village.

Opening hours :
Sun. to Thu. from 10 am to 9 pm
Fri. and Sat. from 10am to 10pm
Closing on Fri. 31 Dec. at 10 pm

Giant crib, animated and musical at the Church of Our Lady of Hope in Le Suquet

Opening hours:
From Mon. Dec. 5, 2022 to Wed. Feb. 1, 2023 from 9am to 12pm and from 2pm to 6pm (except during religious services and concerts)

Nativity scene at the Moulin Forville
The Moulin Forville-Musée Victor Tuby (15 and 17 rue Forville, Cannes) invites you to visit its traditional exhibition of cribs from around the world. No less than 40 cribs are exposed, from the smallest one that fits in a shell, to the most meticulous, including Italian or Provencal cribs.
Free guided tour (possibility by appointment: 06 09 87 08 87).

Inauguration: Sat. Dec. 17 at 5 pm
Guided tours from 3pm to 6pm: Mon. 19, Wed. 21, Fri. 23, Mon. 26, Wed. 28 and Fri. 30 Dec.
Mon. Jan. 2, Wed. 4 and Fri. 7

Christmas at la Bocca Avenue Pierre Sémard from Saturday 17 to Friday 30 December 2022 from 2:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Christmas at République with the show "La Boule de Noël" on Wednesday, December 14 at 3:30 pm
Place : Gilbert Fort room, 45 rue Mimont in Cannes
Free entrance within the limits of available seats
All public - Duration : 50 min

A funny and poetic Christmas fable where Jean Balthazar, the whipping father's son, reveals himself in a new light by helping a little creature who has been locked up in a Christmas ball for several years.
A show with juggling, magic, acrobatics, balancing on objects, dance and singing. Followed by a snack offered by the AMIREAN (association of shopkeepers).

New Year's Eve fireworks
Bay of Cannes - Saturday December 31st at midnight on the theme of rock'n roll

Cannes, my shopping city
For Christmas, Cannes is dressed with its most beautiful lights and decorations to welcome you in its stores, businesses and restaurants... The most beautiful gifts are in Cannes.
To help you park easily while shopping, find the exceptional rates of the eight municipal parking lots Cannes Parking.
And if you don't drive or prefer to leave your car in the garage, think of the buses (schedules on )
Happy shopping and happy holidays!

Shows and parties in Cannes
Gospel for 100 Voices - Palais des Festivals
Saturday December 31st, show from 8:30 pm

Gift idea
Give the gift of shows!
With our gift card, you can choose among all the shows offered by the Palais des Festivals Ticket Office during 1 year!
Are you looking for a unique and prestigious gift? Our gift card is made for you!
- The gift card is valid for all shows at the Palais des Festivals box office
- The " loading " of the card is done with a minimum of 10€ of credit
- It is valid for 1 year from the date of purchase
Buy the gift card
For any information, contact the Tourist Office
Tourist Office - Main Office - Palais des Festivals et des Congrès de Cannes : Located at the foot of the famous Palais des Festivals et des Congrès, this office welcomes you every day without interruption from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm from November to February, from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm from March to October and from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm in July and August.

The office is exceptionally closed on December 25th and January 1st.
Open on December 24 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on December 31 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
1, boulevard de la Croisette
06400 Cannes
Phone : + 33 (0) 4 92 99 84 22
Fax: + 33 (0) 4 92 99 84 23


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