Christmas magic brought events back to Lebanon in a spirit of solidarity and compassion. Some markets kept a discreet traditional aspect, while others took it really big to meet international standards!
Let’s discover the top 12 Christmas markets as seen on Lebtivity.com, happening all over Lebanon this year!
12- Le Noël des Associations
WHEN: 17 December and 18 December, from 11 am to 7 pm
WHERE: Les Créneaux, Achrafieh
Thirty-two associations are waiting for the public in a special market at the Club des Créneaux in Achrafieh on Friday 17 and Saturday 18 December from 11 am to 7 pm. Candles, Christmas arrangements, chocolates and many other ideas for Christmas gifts await you at Le Noël des Associations. You’ll be helping a good cause!
11- Noël pour Elle
WHEN: 18 December and 19 December from 12pm to 8pm
WHERE: Saifi Village, Beirut
At Le Bazar of Noël Pour Elle is a Christmas event like no other where you can enjoy tasty food, listen to good music, shop for Christmas gifts and have a lot of fun all while supporting women suffering from breast cancer.
10- La Magie sur la colline
WHEN: 18 December until 23 December from 12 pm to 9 pm
WHERE: Collège Notre-Dame de Jamhour
Students, scouts, alumni, parents and friends of Notre Dame de Jamhour come together this year in a Christmas market at Jamhour to spread this season’s joy. This initiative also aims to support the merchants, artisans and small businesses and make a difference this year regardless of the hard times Lebanon is going through.
9- Christmas Fair at Bossa Nova Hotel
WHEN: 18 December and 19 December, from 11 am to 9 pm; 20 December until 22 December, from 3 pm to 8 pm
WHERE: Bossa Nova Beirut Hotel, Sin El Fil, Beirut
This second edition of the Christmas Fair gathers over 60 local designers and producers portraying great Lebanese talents and creativity. When you visit this Fair, you can have a wonderful festive experience while shopping, trying tasty food and enjoying good activities suitable for all ages!
8- “La Campagne en Ville, The Christmas Market”
WHEN: 16 December to 19 December from 12 pm to 8 pm
WHERE: Nature by Marc Beyrouthy
This Christmas event is a revival of the Lebanese Producers Market that aims to help farmers, Lebanese producers, local artisans and women cooperatives to promote their local rural products and better sustain their livelihoods. At this Christmas market, you can expect live cooking stations, where you will be able to taste traditional food from all four corners of Lebanon and enjoy awesome Christmas vibes.
7- Christmas Market at Citymall
WHEN: 17 December 2021 until 4 January 2022, from 10 am to 10 pm
WHERE: Citymall, Dora
For fun kids’ activities and great Christmas vibes, you can visit the classical Christmas Market taking place at Citymall. Numerous local producers and brands are present at this event, so you can enjoy great shopping while supporting small business owners. (While at Citymall, don’t forget to pass by the roller skating area.)
6- Solidarity Christmas Village
WHEN: 16 December until 19 December, from 4 pm to 10 pm
WHERE: Mar Mikhael, Beirut
A place to celebrate Christmas in its true meaning, the Solidarity Christmas Village aims at spreading joy and hope among the community. Entertainment and music will feature on the program, with many surprises all in a great festive atmosphere.
5- Christmas Fair at D Beirut
WHEN: 18 December to 23 December, from 12 pm to 8 pm
WHERE: D Beirut Karantina, Beirut
With daily concerts and exhibitions of the works of local artisans, musicians, chefs, farmers, designers and many more, the Christmas Fair at D Beirut is a celebration of Lebanese art, heritage and history.
4- Arnaoon Christmas Village
WHEN: 18 December 2021 to 16 January 2022, from 11 am to 11 pm
WHERE: Arnaoon Village, Batroun
The magical setup of Arnaoon Christmas Village makes it a dream destination for kids and grownups. Get ready to be amazed by the chocolate factory, Santa’s show, entertainment programs and much more!
3- Vegan Christmas Market
WHEN: 18 December, from 5 pm to 10 pm
WHERE: Lebanese Vegans Social Hub
Attend a special market for vegans in Lebanon, featuring speeches delivered by vegan activists, interesting Q&A sessions, amazing food and a live band. You’re bound to enjoy the festive atmosphere.
WHEN: Until 30 Dec 2021, from 4:30 pm to 11 pm
WHERE: Beirut Souks
Browse the stands and find the perfect gift. Local brews, food, arts, crafts and so much more on offer. Special touch by the Swedish Embassy.
1- Batroun Capitale de Noël
WHEN: Monday – Thursday from 4 pm to 11 pm, from 20 December 2021 to 30 December 2021
Friday – Sunday from 12 pm to 12 am, from 16 December 2021 to 2 January 2022
WHERE: Batroun Souks, Batroun
The first place definitely goes to “Batroun Capitale de Noël” – an outstanding outdoor market with more than 70 stands, animation shows, parades and concerts. The Christmas decorations in the streets of Batroun are all made with dead trees collected from the burned forests of Akkar and surroundings, sending an important environmental message. You can live the best Christmas vibes at this fair and visit the Disapora Village to learn more about Christmas traditions from all around the world, like those celebrated in Mexico, Russia, Brazil and beyond.
To discover all the Christmas events taking place in Lebanon these holidays, visit Lebtivity.Loading