Join us and discover our Christmas day for families in Gruyères. Many activities are planned such as a present hunting, a children's bingo, the procession of Saint Nicholas and a concert. A real Christmas atmosphere which will enchant everyone.
The Christmas festivities in Gruyères offer a new approach for this 2019 edition! Indeed, a full day is dedicated to families on Saturday December 7, 2019.
The traditional present hunting is back in the heart of the medieval town of Gruyères between 2:30 pm and 3:30 pm. Open to children up to 12 years old and free of charge, the present hunting requires a registration at the Tourist Office, until 1:00 pm on the day of the hunt. Free animation ¦ All donations are welcome.
The children's bingo will follow at 4:15 pm at Le Saint-Georges restaurant, while waiting for the arrival of Saint-Nicholas, expected around 5:30 pm.
This great festive moment will be marked by the procession of St. Nicholas in Gruyères, accompanied by his companions and his donkey. Children can take a moment to pass on a message as well as share a song with the Patron Saint of Children, or simply enjoy the distribution of oranges and gingerbread.
This Christmas day will end with a concert by “l’Ensemble vocal de Bruxelles” in the St-Théodule Church at 7:00 pm.
Come and enjoy the Christmas atmosphere before the Christmas Market on December 13-15 and 20-22, 2019.
Inscription for the present hunt:
By phone at +41 (0)848 424 424 424 or at the tourist office until 13:00. A donation is welcome for registration at the discretion of each individual.