Xmas in Alençon

Halle au Blé, Alençon
Halle au Blé, Alençon

The outdoor Christmas Market in the Place de la Magdeleine may be over (13th to 15th December) but a number of other special events have been organised to celebrate the Christmas holiday.

  • the Xmas lights will illuminate the town centre and the old St Léonard quarter every day from 4.30pm to 9.30pm until the 4th January
  • there will be a synthetic skating rink installed in the Halle au Blé – a new feature this year, open every afternoon from 2.00pm to 7.00pm – from 20th December until 4th January.  Best of all, entry and loan of skates are free!
  • Saturday 20th December the troupe “Mon Cirque à Moi” and a jazz band will be touring the shops in the town centre to entertain shoppers
  • Sunday 21st December in the Place de la Magdeleine pony rides and sleigh rides with Father Christmas
  • Sundays 14th and 21st December shops will be open
  • Saturday 20th December 5.00pm Christmas Choirs in the Eglise de Montsort
  • Friday 19th December 8.30pm Handel’s Messiah performed by the Ensemble de Basse Normandie and Musiciens de Paradis in the Eglise de Montsort – tickets from the Tourist Office
  • Sunday 21st December at 3.00pm English Christmas Carol concert at the church of La Lacelle
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