Christmas Markets in and around Reims

From November 23, 2012 to December 30, 2012
  • © Mairie de Charleville-Mézières / CRT Champagne-Ardenne

  • © Greg Oxley / CRT Champagne-Ardenne

  • © Greg Oxley / CRT Champagne-Ardenne



    From November 23 to December 30

    • Christmas Market (‘Le village de Noël’):  23 November – 30 December
      Reims Christmas market is one of the largest and best in France with more than 135 chalets offering a range of gourmet products, arts and crafts and creative gift suggestions.  This renowned market is held annually in the tree-lined pedestrian streets around Place d’Erlon and the city centre, all beautifully illuminated and decorated.  Open every day 10-30am – 7.30pm (9pm Saturday),  Mondays 2pm – 7.30pm  
    • Gourmet Village at Place de l’Hotel de Ville:  14 – 16, 21 – 23 December
      Shop for regional treats and luxury items 


    From December 5 to 23

    Gastronomy, art, decorations, street entertainment, concerts and childrens activities around the town.


    From December 5 to 24

    Christmas Canadian Style
    The historic setting of the Place Ducale is transformed into a Canadian-themed Christmas village with traditional cabins, food tastings, music and a whole host of festive activities, including  a welcome from Santa and his elves from 8 December. Chalet stalls offering gourmet treats, regional produce, festive fare, and arts & crafts.


    December 1st

    Saint-Eloi Christmas market: exhibitions, activities for children (Santa Claus) and adults.

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