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Christmas celebrations in Mandelieu-la Napoule

From 9 to 31 December, the magic of Christmas comes to Mandelieu-La-Napoule with gourmet and craft cabins, a roller rink, a large musical stage, parades and a funfair. On the programme, a month of festivities to celebrate the most magical of Christmases in a package overflowing with new things!


On 9 and 10 December, the Christmas market will set up in the village of La Napoule from 10.00am to 6.00pm.

Its retailers will present their very best creations to delight families and friends.

Obviously, jewellery, decorative objects for children’s rooms, childcare and fashion accessories, interior decoration items, candles, as well as chocolate, fruit jellies and other treats to give as a gift or enjoy on site.

A catering area with a large dining space and musical entertainment will be set up in the St Fainéant car park with food trucks and other stands to delight your taste buds.

Several musical events will be held over these two days for you to enjoy. Organ demonstration, “Father Christmas’ workshop” show, and an open-air Pop Art Brass Band concert.

For the little ones, meet Father Christmas and creative workshop, face painting and balloon sculpture, plus other surprises in store!

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Useful information: Avenue du 23 août will be closed between Rue de la Poste and Rue Charles Pierrugues between 8.00am and 7.00pm. Detours will be signposted. The Saint Fainéant and Soustelle car parks will be closed. Free access. Prices according to attractions.

check out THE CHRISTMAS cabins

This year from 22 to 31 December, Place de France will take on a completely different look. Three large cabins will be set up on the square to welcome children and offer them gourmet creative workshops. They can also meet Santa Claus on 22, 23 and 24 December.

  • Santa’s cabin

Children can meet Santa to tell him their secrets before the big day.

– 22 December: from 5.00pm to 6.30pm

– 23 and 24 December: from 2.30pm to 4.30pm

  • Face painting workshops

Leisure centre staff lead the face painting workshop that children love so much.

26 to 30 December: from 4.00pm to 5.30pm – 31 December from 3.00pm to 4.00pm

  • The gourmet cabin

Culinary workshops: children can prepare sweets and pastries they can then take home with them!

– 23 to 30 December: from 10.30am to 12.30pm and 2.30pm to 5.00pm

– Except 24 and 31 December: 10.30am – 12.30pm and 2.30pm – 4.00pm

  • The decoration cabin

Creative workshops: children can make table decorations, Christmas baubles, greeting cards!

– 23 to 30 December: from 10.30am to 12.30pm and 2.30pm to 5.00pm

– Except 24 and 31 December: 10.30am – 12.30pm and 2.30pm – 4.00pm

A magician will be present from 26 to 31 December from 4.00pm to 5.30pm, to perform magic tricks to children.

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Every day from 11.00am to 9.30pm

From 5.00pm to 9.30pm on 22 and 25 December

From 11.00am to 5.00pm on 24 and 31 December

christmas PARADE

The Association of Traders of Siagne Mandelieu is organising the event “Father Christmas of Siagne”

Father Christmas invites you to Siagne on the afternoon of 16 December to “help his elves hand out the gifts provided by the traders of Siagne Mandelieu”. 4 stops are planned in establishments bordering the waterway. Some will be invited to come on board!

The programme:

2.00pm: Santa Claus arrives at “Bistro Inland” in Port Inland (701 Avenue Gaston de Fontmichel)

3.00pm: Departure to join the elves by boat and on foot on the pontoon of the Ilot du Golf hotel (681 Avenue de la Mer).

4.30pm: Head for the pontoon on the terrace of “Café D’Antan” and “des Bateaux Au fil de l’eau” in the Pinéa car park (388 Route de la Pinéa).

6.00pm: Arrive at the pontoon of the “Casa Rose” hotel, for “Rose de Noël drinks” (780 Avenue de la Mer).

Watch out for the Grinch!

Free access.

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Entertainment every day from 22 to 31 December from 11.00am to 9.30pm.

Inauguration evening on the roller track Friday 22 December at 6.30pm

You’ll find activities for young and old, every day at 5.30pm (except 22, 24, 25 and 31/12). A host invites you to dive back into the 80s. Music, cult films, games, gifts and lots of surprises await as you enjoy a friendly time in this festive, excited atmosphere!


Single price: €6 for one hour (skate hire and safety kit included)

Beyond an hour: €10