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Saint Nicholas celebration

Dates and timetable

From 3 Dec 2021 to 5 Dec 2021

Fribourg Tourisme et Région
Place Jean-Tinguely 1
Case postale 448
1700 Fribourg

+41 26 350 11 11

www.fribourgtourisme.ch

Every year during the first weekend of December, the city of Fribourg honours its patron saint, St. Nicholas, with a special celebration.

PARADE:
The parade start officialy at 5 pm.
The route: St. Michael's College - Rue de Romont - Rue de Lausanne - Rue du Pont Muré - stop at the St. Nicholas Cathedral - back to Rue de Lausanne and Rue St-Michel
The speech of St. Nicholas to the "children" of Fribourg is held on the terrasse of the cathedral.


ACTIVITIES DURING the SAINT NICHOLAS EVENT:
FRIDAY:
Official opening at the Chruch of Saint Nicholas

SATURDAY:
at the College St-Michael :
* Handycrafts Market
* The St. Nicholas' Garden (funny route at the College square)
* Make-up workshop, storytelling Contemuse
* Chalet Soup
* Sheeps / goats
* Donkey ride
* Puppets theater
* Music/Concerts

MARKET at the Notre-Dame and Ormeaux Square :
* Crafts Market (mugs on sale)
* Carousels
* Barbe & Sainte Barbe - Foto studio (rue Lausanne 21)

LES RENDEZ-VOUS MUSICAUX
6.30pm Pontifical MASS of St. Nicholas at the Cathedral

SUNDAY :
Familiy day at the Bourg district with 20 proposed activities

On Saturday the Bourg is closed to traffic from 7am.
On Sunday the rue Pierre-Aeby will be partially closed to traffic between 10am to 6pm.

Parking proposition:
Parking Belle-Croix (Coop Fribourg-Sud, Villars-sur-Glâne, P+R Corbaroche (Marly), P+R La Grange (Platy, Villars-sur-Glâne), P+R Heitera (Schoenberg, Fribourg) and P+R St-Léonard (Fribourg).

Dates and timetable

From 3 Dec 2021 to 5 Dec 2021

Fribourg Tourisme et Région
Place Jean-Tinguely 1
Case postale 448
1700 Fribourg

+41 26 350 11 11

www.fribourgtourisme.ch

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