An article by Vokya D, added on 07 December 2023 6 min. reading

Explore the Christmas festivities in Grand Roissy: activities and events to discover!

Écouen celebrates Christmas

Écouen lights up for the holidays: A month of magic and magical events

From December 8, 2023 to January 8, 2024, the town of Écouen is adorned with lights to celebrate the festive period with a program rich in enchanting activities. The illuminations will kick off on Friday, December 8 at 20 p.m. on the square of the Manor and the church, promising a sparkling spectacle that will mark the start of the celebrations.

At the Manoir des Tourelles: a magical garden to discover

From December 8, 2023 to January 8, 2024, the Manoir des Tourelles opens its doors to a magical garden. Creative enthusiasts will have the opportunity to participate in captivating workshops, such as tealight making on Wednesday, December 6 from 14 p.m. to 18 p.m., and Christmas wreath making on Saturday, December 9, also from 14 p.m. to 18 p.m. h. To immerse yourself in the Christmas spirit, dramatized tales will be presented on Saturday December 16 and Sunday December 17 from 15 p.m. A Christmas decoration workshop, with the making of Christmas socks and baubles, will be open on Wednesday, December 20 from 14 p.m. to 18 p.m.

Activities in the city center: markets, carousels and creative workshops

In the city center, a carousel installed on the church square will be accessible free of charge on Friday, December 22 from 16:30 p.m. A local producers' market hosted by a Christmas carriage will be held the same day from 13 p.m. h. On December 9 and 10, the Lemaire gymnasium will host a Christmas market with a Christmas carol choir, makeup stands, a Christmas purse creation workshop, photo sessions with Santa Claus and the distribution of chocolates.

Crafts and treats at the craft market

On Saturday and Sunday, a craft market will offer a variety of products such as jams, candles, jewelry, paintings, books, bags, soft toys, ceramics and honey. Crepe and drink stands will also be present to delight visitors.

Activities at the library: creations and shows

At the library, creative workshops will be organized, including a “Christmas sweater” workshop for adults on Saturday, December 2 at 14 p.m. and a similar workshop for children on Saturday, December 16 at 14 p.m. Free shows upon reservation will also be available, with “A real Christmas” by Yaïda Jardines Ochoa and Pity on Wednesday, December 13 at 10:30 a.m., followed by “Le Noël de petit-piano” by Jean-Christophe Cornier at 15 p.m. h.

Christmas concert at Saint-Acceul Church
The Saint-Acceul church will vibrate to the sound of the Christmas Concert presented by the singing school l'Eveil Lyrique on Sunday, December 17 at 16 p.m., offering an enchanted musical experience to the residents of Écouen.

Roissy-en-France Christmas market

The Roissy-en-France Christmas Market: A Magical Weekend from December 15 to 17

From Friday December 15 to Sunday December 17, the Roissy-en-France Christmas market promises to be an unmissable event to immerse yourself in the magic of the holidays. Numerous chalets and activities invite you to live an enchanted experience in the heart of the city.

Program of festivities:

Friday, December 15 (18 p.m. to midnight):

  • Meeting Santa Claus and his Elf: A magical moment for young and old.
  • Caricaturist: A personalized artistic touch to immortalize the moment.
  • Sugar Shack (Canada Theme): Music, stories and entertainment in a Canadian atmosphere with taffy on snow.
  • Horse-drawn carriage ride: A magical ride to admire the illuminations.
  • The Christmas Elves: Mischievous characters to brighten up the evening.
  • Enchanted Carousel: A carousel ride for the youngest.
  • Luminous stilt walkers: A luminous parade to enchant the streets.
  • 19 p.m.: Choir of the Municipal School of Music
  • 21 p.m.: Gospel

Saturday December 16 (14 p.m. to midnight):

  • Meeting Santa Claus and his Elf
  • Sugar Shack (Canada Theme)
  • Horse-drawn carriage ride
  • Elf Manual Workshops
  • Enchanted Carousel
  • Magician Mime
  • 16 p.m.: Christmas parade
  • 17 p.m.: Tasting of the Giant Log
  • 21 p.m.: Songs and Humor of Canada

Sunday, December 17 (11 a.m. to 19 p.m.):

  • 11:30 a.m.: Christmas-themed Escape Game
  • Meeting Santa Claus and his Elf
  • Sugar Shack (Canada Theme)
  • Cartoonist
  • Horse-drawn carriage ride
  • Elf Manual Workshops
  • Enchanted Carousel
  • Magician Mime
  • 16 p.m.: Christmas parade

These three days of festivities are the perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in the warm Christmas atmosphere, discover artisanal creations, taste gourmet specialties, and above all, share moments of joy with family or friends. Come experience the magic of Christmas in Roissy-en-France!

Golf-Hotel Mont Griffon Christmas Market

The Golf Hôtel Mont Griffon in Luzarches is transformed into an enchanted place December 13 from 10 a.m. to 17 p.m. to celebrate the magic of Christmas. An unmissable event for the whole family, this event promises a day full of conviviality and festivities in the heart of a warm atmosphere.

In the programme :

Artisanal stands: Explore a variety of craft stalls where you will find unique and handmade gifts. From local crafts to original creations, everyone will be able to find the perfect gift for their loved ones.

Festive Treats: Let yourself be tempted by sweet and savory delights that will awaken your taste buds with the festive flavors of Christmas. A gastronomic experience that will add a gourmet touch to your day.

This event is the perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in the Christmas spirit, share moments of joy with family and create unforgettable memories. The magic of Christmas operates at the Golf Hôtel Mont Griffon, where the conviviality and warmth of this time of year combine to offer an exceptional day.