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Christmas in Lugano 2019

The lighting of the Christmas tree in Lugano marks the beginning of the Christmas period. From that moment on, in the city centre you can breathe the magical atmosphere of Christmas with lights, perfumes and markets.

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01.12 | 17:30
Piazza della Riforma

As per tradition, the first of December will be lit the Christmas tree in Piazza della Riforma. For all the children present there will be a nice gift and will follow the concert of the Gospel group "Harmony Gospel Choir" until the time to light the tree together.


City Center
30.11 - 24.12

From via Nassa dino to Piazza Dante, as per tradition, many stalls with red roofs will brighten up the days of Christmas. In addition, in Piazza Manzoni the wooden houses will offer original and handcrafted objects for shopping.

Piazza della Riforma
30.11 – 06.01

the meeting point in December are the Chalets in Piazza della Riforma, whether with the family for a hot chocolate with roasted chestnuts or with friends for an aperitif or a mulled wine. Naturally to accompany with tasty seasonal proposals such as raclette.

Manzoni Square
30.11 – 06.01

In Piazza Manzoni you can breathe the atmosphere of a real Christmas village with wooden houses, a giant Santa Claus, a fairytale landscape to photograph, horse wheels to trot around the fountain, workshops, stories, animations and music inside the Great Hut.

SHOPPING: extraordinary openings

Take advantage of the special openings of the centre's shops for your Christmas shopping.

08.12 | 10:00 – 18:00
15.12 | 10:00 – 18:00
22.12 | 10:00 – 18:00