Reims Christmas Market: an unforgettable winter holiday

Marché de Noël de Reims

Each year, the Reims Christmas Market welcomes you from the end of November to the end of December, for a winter getaway in beautiful Champagne region.

It takes place on the forecourt of Notre-Dame de Reims Cathedral and throughout the city center. The Christmas market in Reims is one of the largest in the Grand Est along with that of Strasbourg.

Only 45 minutes away from Paris, go discover the City of Kings and its beautiful market for a cosy French Christmas holiday to remember.

We are here to help you prepare your visit tin Reims during the Christmas. A perfect balance between Christmas spirit and discovering the best Champagne houses in Reims.

What to find at the Reims Christmas market?

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Reims Cathedral Christmas market chalets

At the Reims Christmas Market, you will find 135 chalets that offer you enough to dream of a perfect holiday season: decorative objects, craft creations, gourmet baskets, to offer or to treat yourself.

And of course, it would not truly be a Champagne Christmas experience if you don’t take a short break around a flute of Champagne in one of the three Veuve Clicquot, Lanson or Besserat de Bellefon kiosks or tents.

For those with a sweet tooth, you will find some local addresses such as La Case à Pain (bread, cakes and pastries), Billiotte (biscuits), Fossier, Biscuiterie de Reims, Clovis (mustard) and Piquets (pies).

Many activities also take place, both on the Reims Christmas market and around: pony rides for children, musical entertainment, brass-bands and other street-troupes that grace that Christmas feeling.

The Ferris wheel at Place d’Erlon

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Experience Champagne from a bird’s eye view when you take the 50-meter sky wheel for an unforgettable ride! During daytime, admire the stunning views of both city and vineyards. When night falls, be mesmerized by glittering lights that will bring joy to all ages.

Kids can join at €6 per person while adults pay only 8€ each – every day between 10am to 10pm! Don’t miss out this one in a lifetime opportunity; book your tickets now before it runs out!

The Christmas and Kings Fair

Ready for a fun-filled day? From the Christmas market near the cathedral, you can access our free shuttle service and be transported to Chaussée Bocquaine. Here we have attractions that cater to all ages – from captivating rides for kids to thrilling roller coasters for adults! Come join us, young and old alike, at this amazing amusement park today!

Children’s Kingdom

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For the little ones, go to the Place du Forum where many free activities are dedicated to kids in their age froup.

  • Le Palais Enchanté (Enchanted Palace)
  • Le Chalet du Père Noël (Santa Clause’s Chalet)
  • Le Petit train (Little train)
  • L’Accrobranche de Noël (Christmas Tree climbing)

The village of craftsmen

Experience the exceptional work and creations of master artisans while exploring the Promenades Jean-Louis Schneiter in an illuminated splendor. All that remains is to find out when you can visit this enchanting Christmas Market at Reims – stay tuned for further updates from its organizers!

The cellars and Champagne houses in the surroundings

Take advantage of your stay in Reims to meet Champagne producers!

Spending a few days in Reims and not visiting a cellar would be a too bad. If you want to discover the Crayères which make the reputation of the Champagne cellars of the city, book your visit to the Champagne Pommery tour or Champagne Veuve Clicquot cellars, you will not be disappointed!

And if you are looking for a more complete visit, we the Champagne Mumm and Champagne Taittinger cellars that are also worth a visit.

Enjoy your Champagne Christmas break in Reims!

More about Reims Christmas Market

How to get to the Christmas Market in Reims: where to park?

Are you visiting Reims during the Advent period and want to visit the Christmas market? To facilitate your access to the city center of Reims, if you come by car, relay car parks (P+R) are available to users.

Indeed, the public transportation network offers three park and ride facilities for motorists:
Neuchâtel relay car park (north of Reims – entrance and exit Rue de la Ferme Pierquin), Belgian park and ride car park (North of Reims – entrance and exit on Avenue de Laon) Hôpital Debré park and ride car park (South of Reims – entrance and exit from Carrefour June – Koenig).