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Christmas in Parma

Countless events for kids and grownups ranging from concerts to markets and starting in December will brighten up the town once a year to celebrate Christmas time.

From Nov 24, 2019
To Jan 14, 2020
Location Various venues
Parma (PR)
Cost Please check the programme
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Christmas tree lightning ceremony
Piazza Garibaldi
Sunday December 8 at 6pm

Christmas electric train
Sunday December 8; every Friday, Saturdays and Sundays from December 13 to 22; every day from December 23 to January 6.


Christmas markets on Piazza Ghiaia
Piazza Ghiaia
November Sunday 24 , December Sunday 1, Sunday 8, Sunday 15, Sunday 22, December Monday 23 and December Sunday 29

Market of Santa Lucia
Via Garibaldi
Sunday December 8

Christmas under the tree
Via D'Azeglio
Sunday December 15


Auguri in Musica
Wednesday December 4 , at 8.30 pm
Sala dei Concerti Casa della Musica - Piazzale San Francesco, 1
concert by Roberta Di Mario.
Free entrance. For further information tel. 0521 031170.

Harlem Gospel choir
Tuesday December 10


Concerto di Natale
Teatro Regio - Strada Garibaldi, 16
Alle 18.00 concerto di Natale offerto dalla Fondazione Cariparma alla città, con l'Orchestra giovanile della Via Emilia diretta da Michele Gamba. Ingresso gratuito.

Christmas concert
Regio theatre Strada Garibaldi, 16
at 6pm Christmas concert offered by the Fondazione Cariparma with the Orchestra giovanile della Via Emilia directed by Michele Gamba
free entrance

Jethro Tull. The Christmas Concert
Chiesa di San Vitale - Strada della Repubblica 3
Friday December 20, at 9pm
benefit concert for Snupi by Ian Anderson and Jethro Tull a Parma per un concerto di beneficenza. Tickets online on Ticketone


Christmas in music
Church of San Giovanni Evangelista
At 8.30pm benefit concert for the association La doppia elica, with the Ensemble Simone Molinaro, the tenors Salvatore Gaias and Claudio Isoardi, the baritones Tiziano Tassi and Matteo Armanino, the bass Marco Piretta, director Francesco Lambertini.
Tickets euros 15,00 on sale on

New year's eve at the theatre
Regio theatre
Monday December 31

New year's eve celebrations
Piazza Garibaldi
Live concert by Ron, Morgan, Andy, orchestra di piazza Vittorio and Massimo Cotto
free entrance

Il pipistrello die fledermaus
Regio theatre of Parma
On Tuesday December 31st, at 9pm
peretta in three acts from book  by Carl Haffner and Richard Genée. With the Company Corrado Abbati, the Orchestra Città di Ferrara and the Dance Ensemble Inscena Ensemble, music by Johann Strauss Jr. Following, toast at the end of the year. Information and tickets on

La Toscanini. New year's day cocert
Auditorium Paganini
January Wenesday 1, 2020, at 10.45
Julian Rachlin and Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini
For information and tiecktes

New year's day concert

January Wednesday 1, 2020, at 5.30pm

Nativity scene exhibitions:

Nativity scene exhibition
from December 1 to January 6

The Three Wise Men parade
Monday January 6


Christmas in Rocca
November 23, 24 ; November 30 novembre and December 1 ; December 7, 8

Christmas at the Labyrinth
Labirinto della Masone - strada della Masone, Fontanellato
from November 23 to December 21

Christmas in Borgo Val di Taro
from December 1 to January 6
Music, literature, traditins in the programme of the Christmas events in Borgo Val di Taro (please note the programme is in Italian)

Bazzano the Nativity scenes village
from Dcember 13 to January 6

New Year's in the Castles
Tuesday December 31 and Wednesday January 1
Castelli del Ducato of Parma, Piacenza, Pontremoli
Detailed programme on

The events are in progress.

Iat Comune di Parma Piazza Garibaldi, 1 - 43121 Parma Tel. +39 0521218889 Iat Parma

Last update :
Dec 05, 2019