Cagnes-sur-Mer 🎄 Christmas Events
The charming coastal town of Cagnes-sur-Mer has a lot going on every December. In fact, it has more holiday events happening than almost any other small town on the French Riviera!
Important note about this holiday guide: Please make sure to double-check the official holiday itinerary and verify with the local tourism office or venue before going to an event. Make sure to also check our complete guide to spending your Christmas season holidays on the French Riviera.
Want to know what to see in Cagnes-sur-Mer this Christmas? The following are the details of events you do not want to miss.
Christmas Markets & Villages
There will be a Christmas market for gift ideas and food delicacies, with a large aerial ride. Musical events, holiday delicacies, hot chocolate and mulled wine. There’s also many workshops to participate in, and a Santon (figurines of saints) market, with a workshop for making and modeling Santon figures.
- Timing and surrounding events: Check the official schedule, which should be updated regularly by the tourism board, as there may be last-minute changes.
Christmas Holiday Events for Kids 🎅🏼
This town is packed with events for kids. Santa Claus’ mailbox will be on the Cagnes Grand Center.
Enjoy the free entertainment in the pedestrianized city center. Have fun with the inflatable structures, mini Ferris wheel, trampoline, and giant wooden games for kids.
You and your family can take a look in Santa’s Forest with trees, decorative lighting, wood carvings, and moving animations. Meeting with Santa Claus, his elves and its two mascots with distribution of butterflies in the city center.
You kids can learn while having fun in the animal farm and enjoying educational workshops.
Your kids will love the Disney Parade where Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Daizy, and Olaf will meet the children in the city center at and then perform a parade several times each afternoon. Join the lantern parade accompanied by Chabada and the Disney Parade with free lanterns and free hot chocolate for participating children.
- Locations, timing, and surrounding events: Check the official schedule, which should be updated regularly by the tourism board, as there may be last-minute changes.
Christmas Masses ⛪
There are several traditional Christmas Mass events in Cagnes-sur-Mer. Make sure to double-check with the church before planning to attend, as the timing may change.