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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 25, 2018
To Jan 14, 2019
Location Various venues
Parma (PR)
Cost Please check the programme
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Christmas tree lightning ceremony
Piazza Garibaldi
Saturday December 8 at 6pm


Christmas markets on Piazza Ghiaia
from November 25 to December 24

Piazza Ghiaia

Station market
WOPA Temporary - Via Palermo, 6
Saturday Deemeber 8 , from 11am to 10pm
Sunday December 9 , from 10am to 8pm
market with more than 40 stand with books, discos, poster, clothes second-hand, bags, shoes and accessorizes, vintage, handmade and design. And arts, workshop, Bar & Food, area kids and area relax. Free entrance

Market of Santa Lucia
Via Garibaldi
Sunday December 9
from 9am to 8.30pm

Christmas under the tree
Via D'Azeglio
Sunday December 16


Cor dè Natale

Auditorium del Carmine
Friday November 30 , at 8.30 pm
best wishes to the city by Cor dè vocali and Coro del Liceo G. Marconi. Entrance euros 10,00; under 16 euros 5,00. Informations and bookings tel. 3484412158 -
For benefit to Vapa - Volontari assistenza pasti anziani

Christmas corner
House of Music
Sunday December 9, at 3.30pm
I musicanti di Brema

Christmas concert

Teatro Regio
Thursday December 13 , at 6pm
concert by Banda musicale dell'Arma dei Carabinieri, maestro direttore Col. Massimo Martinelli
free entrance

The spirit of soul
with Jane Jeresa

Church of  San Giovanni Evangelista
Friday December 14 , at 9pm
beenfit concert to Associazione Affidarca

Avis Christmas concert
Saturday December 15
Teatro al Parco
At 8.30pm concert with the band Giuseppe Verdi and the junior band I fiatini. Music by Rossini, Verdi, Strauss and a bit of rock and roll. Entrance by donation.

Concert under the Christmas tree

Teatro Regio
Sunday December 16, at 5.30pm
concert with Filarmonica dell’Opera Italiana Bruno Bartoletti and Corale Verdi, maestro Andrea Chinaglia, with Matteo Fedeli, violin. Presented by Paolo Zoppi
Entrance by offer for Hospice Centro cure palliative di Parma

Concert for the city

Auditorium Paganini
Saturday December 22, at 6pmChristmas concert sponsored by Banca Mediolanum with the Filarmonica Toscanini directed by Giuseppe Montesano. Music by Strauss, Rossini
free entrance until full capacity. For information tel. +39 0521709085

Harlem Gospel choir
Paganini Auditorium
Sunday December 23

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

New year's eve celebrations
Piazza Garibaldi
Live concert with PFM
free entrance

New year's day concert
Auditorium Paganini
January Tuesday 1, at 3.30pm and 6pm
with Filarmonici di Busseto

Concerto dell'Epifania
Sala Pizzetti Paganini congressi – Via Toscana 5,a
Saturday January 5, at 5pm
concert by Orchestra Regionale dell’Emilia-Romagna, music by Rossini and Strauss. Entrance euros 5,00; under 14 euros 1,00. Tickets at the CPM Toscanini, Viale Barilla 27/A and on-line sul sito For information

Nativity scene echibitions: 

XXIV Nativity scene exhibition
Cloister of Church of SS. Annunziata
from December 8 to January 6

The Three Wise Men parade
from Piazza Duomo to the Annunziata church
January 6

Bazzano the Nativity scenes village
more than two hundred Nativity scenes enlighted and scattered along the streets of the village for a fascinating Christmas itinerary



Ma che marchè!
Sala Baganza
Saturday December 1 and Sunday 2, from 10am to 7.30pm
Saturday December 8 and Sunday 9, from 10am to 7.30pm
market with crafts and ideas for Christmas
entrance euros 5,00; free entrance under 18

Canto di Natale
Labyrinth of the Masone
from December 8 to 23
festival of choirs Christmas concerts at the Layrinth of Fontanellato

Sala Baganza
Saturday December 8 , from 9am to 7pm
anolini , plays for kids, market of Cinque Terre

Nativity scene
Along the streets of Calestano
Saturday December 22, from 8.30pm

New year's day concert
Teatro Nuovo - Salsomaggiore Terme
Tuesday January 1, 2019, at 11am
with Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini
entrance fee, for information Iat Salsomaggiore tel. 0524580211

The events are in progress.

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

Last update :
Dec 20, 2018