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Get in the Christmas spirit at the Polygone Riviera

The magic of Christmas has arrived at the Polygone Riviera shopping centre! Decorations, Santa’s office, ice-skating & hockey, a Christmas market and more!

The Polygone Riviera is decked-out with their massive installation of lights and spreading Christmas magic to all who stroll through their open-air alleys. Aside from great shopping, discover the Christmas market, the ice at the skating rink, and get a professional photo with Father Christmas. Don't miss the ice-skating show on Sat, 4 Dec with France's top ice-skating champion! See below for details.

Polygone Riviera has gone all-out this year to surprise visitors and make their family moments while Christmas shopping unforgettable! Arthur BAILLY, director of Polygone Riviera is excited for the holiday season. He said:

"A centre adorned with a thousand lights to invite our visitors to travel and meet up with their families. Activities to share a moment of magic on a café terrace and allow everyone to experience simple and unforgettable moments".

This year, they have a 13-metre high fir tree has in front of the cinema on Promenade des Palmiers, with glorious red and gold decorations.

On the Place des Arcades, children and adults alike can marvel at the Santa Claus village, which is open from 15 November to 24 December. A special souvenir: a photograph with Saint Nicholas, taken by a professional photographer. It’s also where you can mail a letter to Santa in the letterbox directly linked to Santa's House in Lapland! And for even more fun, the centre's brown bear mascot comes to life with each letter posted! Visitors can also find him in the different alleys.

Christmas Market

You will also find the centre’s Christmas Market at the Dancing Fountain which offers the opportunity to take a gourmet break and share a sweet treat during your Christmas shopping spree.

Ice skating

From 27 November until 2 January 2022, the 300 m2 ice rink makes its grand return. Accessible to all, the ice rink will for the first time this year, offer other activities such as pétanque on ice, ice hockey and cycling. Sure to delight young and old alike!

This Saturday 4 December 2021 at 3pm, Brian Joubert, France's greatest ice skating champion, will put on his skates again for a 15-minute show* on the 300 m2 ice rink installed on the Dancing Fountain at Polygone Riviera - just a stone's throw from the main entrance, at the foot of the Guetteur. The world ice skating champion will be available for a signing session from 4 to 5 pm.

In order to meet the demands of visitors and prevent long lines, Polygone Riviera has opened oline booking for their on-ice activities! Click here to pick a time slot:

Wrap it up for charity with Secours Populaire

Because Christmas also rhymes with SOLIDARITY, the Secours Populaire sets up every December on the Place des Arcades to wrap gifts. The funds are allocated to the association's annual initiatives.

Agenda 2021 - 2022

15 November to 10 January

Christmas lights and decorations and decorations

15 November to 24 December

Father Christmas is in the centre!

20 November to 2 January

Christmas market, with waffles, churros, nougats, and love apples

27 November to 2 January

Ice rink and ice activities

4 December

Ice skating show by Brian Joubert, France's greatest ice skating champion

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