Namur Christmas market

Christmas markets in the Ardennes


Christmas markets in the Ardennes

When the Ardennes region lights up for Christmas, the magic works every time.
At the end of November, the Ardennes region displays its most beautiful lights and Christmas carols ring out on either side of the borders. The festive season is imminent and, once again, the hope of a white Christmas is in everyone's hearts. In the towns and villages, everyone goes into action to ensure the pleasures of winter are as magical as ever.

Charleville-Mézières, the most characteristic of the Ardennes

This Christmas market maintains the same appeal year after year, with its constant good humour, naturally, but also its fire performances, concerts and arts and crafts all from the local region!

Other events such as the Christmas parade, the appearance of Saint Nicholas and various other shows add to the already enchanting programme.


Dates: from 26 November to 31 December 2022.
Venue: On Place Ducale in Charleville-Mézières
Infos: Christmas market Charleville-Mézières

Charleville Mézières
Father Christmas

Rethel, the most family-spirited

If you feel like doing a Christmas market with your family, then don't miss the one in Rethel. Horse-drawn carriage rides, mascot parades, the presence of Father Christmas, hot wine and chocolate... everything is done to make the little ones' eyes shine (and the big ones' as well!). 

Date: from 16 to 19 December 2022
Venue: Rue de la République and place de la Mairie
Infos: Christmas market Rethel

Léglise, 100% local

Since 2013, Léglise has been organising a local market. As every year, the local producers meet one last time to offer you their best products to put under the Christmas tree or to taste on New Year's Eve!


Date: 17 December 2022
Venue: Market Square and Salle 'Nos loisirs' at Léglise
Infos: Local market of Léglise

Local Christmas Market - J.P. Remy / WBT
Slate Museum

At the Slate Museum, the most typical

This market that occupies a former slate quarry is one of the most typical. It is also one of the first Christmas markets to open every year, launching the season with a promise of wonderful agape feasts. At this venue steeped in history, it takes just a glance at the array of chalets to plunge you straight into the Christmas spirit!


Dates: Friday, 25th of November 2022, 19h-23h and Saturday, 26th of November 2022, 17h-23h. 
Venue:  Slate Museum, 3 - 8823 Haut-Martelange
Infos: Christmas market Slate Museum

Durbuy, the most magical

The little streets of the world's smallest town are quite simply magical during the winter holiday season. Succumb to the enchantment of the soothing atmosphere and don't leave without trying the famous "Foie gras potato of Durbuy" as you celebrate with the crowds of locals.


Dates: from 25 November 2022, every weekend, then every day from 23 December 2022 to 8 January 2023. 
Venue: All over the town
Infos: Discover the magic of Christmas in Durbuy


Eupen, the most ancient

Around sixty chalets await you in Belgium's oldest Christmas village. With food and music, a living nativity scene and concerts inside the church, you'll find all the atmosphere of Christmas in one spot!


Dates: from 9 to 11 December 2022.
Venue: Eupen
Infos: Christmas market Eupen

Maredsous, the best Christmas spirit

The reindeer chalet, the lit-up Abbey, a huge skating rink and more than 60 chalets ensure you'll leave Maredsous with enough Christmas spirit to last until the grand occasion! Don't miss this event if you love the atmosphere of Christmas!

Dates: Every weekend from the 18th of November untill the 25th of December 2022.
Venue: Maredsous Abbey
Infos: Christmas Market Maredsous

ice rink

Arlon, the most caring

The Christmas market at Arlon takes place under a heated marquee and in a spirit of solidarity. Indeed, for several years now, most of the product sales have been in aid of charities for the deprived of Belgium and elsewhere. There'll also be an ice rink!

Dates : 9 - 11 december & 16 - 18 december 2022
Venue: Place Léopold in Arlon and Le Palais
Infos: Christmas market Arlon

Wiltz, the most convivial

Every year, the Liichtwochen festival of Wiltz aims to bring the best of the Christmas spirit back to the region. Culinary specialities, drinks, the 'Light of Dance' light show... The various activities all contribute to the enchanting atmosphere of this Christmas market.

Dates: 9 December 2022, starting at 5pm
Venue: Wiltz, capital of the Ardennes region of Luxembourg
Infos: Christmas market Wiltz

Liège Christmas market

Liège, the biggest

150 chalets, 1.5 million visitors, 30 years of existence... This Christmas market seems enormous! And it is, but you won't even notice the crowds because the market stalls are spread throughout the town. A magical moment in the heart of the city. 

Dates: from the 25th of November untill the 30th of December 2022
Venue: Place Saint-Lambert and Place du Marché
Infos: Christmas market Liège

Namur, the most festive

Never spent an evening at the Reindeer Chalet? What are you waiting for? Go along and enjoy the great atmosphere! You'll also find around a hundred chalets and plenty of entertainment throughout the duration of the Christmas market!

Dates : from the 25th of November untill the 31th of December 2022. 
Venue: Place de l'Ange, Place du Théatre and Place d'Armes
Infos: Christmas market Namur

Namur Christmas market
Christmas lights

Dinant, the post-christmas market

The citadel of Dinant has been hosting a Christmas market for a few years now. The incredible setting of the place is certainly one of the major reasons. Funny fact, this market takes place just after Christmas!  Dinant will also organise several weekends of Christmas markets on the Croisette. Dont’ miss these markets!

Dates: Avenue Cadoux, from 8 to 11 and from 17 to 18 December 2022 at Leffe Abbey. At the citadel, from 26 to 28 December 2022. 
Venue: along the Meuse and at the citadel of Dinant
Infos: Dinant Christmas Market

Ciney, the brightest

Large Christmas market in Saint-Roch Park in a fairytale setting. Discover 270 stalls offering a wide range of handicraft products in the glow of the lights. On the Place Monseu, you will find the Fééries du centre, entertainment for children and an ice rink.

Dates: Les Fééries du parc: from 8 to 12 December and from 15 to 19 December 2022 / Les Fééries du centre: from 3 December 2022 to 8 January 2023 
Venue: Parc Saint-Roch, Ciney / Place Monseu, Ciney
Infos: Christmas Market "Les fééries du Parc"

Christmas market Ciney
Christmas market la Spirale - craft products

Natoye, the most artisanal

For more than 30 years, the Centre des Métiers d'Art (Centre for Art Professions) "La Spirale" has organised a Christmas market to promote craft products. Here, in Natoye , you will find the most beautiful handmade gifts to spoil your friends and family with an original present!


Dates: 10 and 11 December 2022
Venue: La Spirale in Natoye

All the Christmas activities in the Ardennes

Marché de Léon

Marché de Léon


17 December 2023