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Christmas markets to prepare for the festive season

Plunge into the end-of-year festive atmosphere by unearthing your ideal Christmas tree in one of the four Christmas tree markets in the city of Geneva or with a stroll through the 2021 Christmas markets scattered around Geneva: here is a selection. 

enfant tenant un sapin de Noël

Christmas tree markets

To decorate your interior and create a festive atmosphere, come and buy your Christmas tree from one of the four Christmas tree markets in the city of Geneva. From 1 to 24 December, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., tree nurseries and producers will set up stall in the four corners of the city and you will surely find your ideal Christmas tree: 

Craft markets

The wooden cabins and stands in the Christmas markets scattered around Geneva are a sure source of ideas for original presents! Go on a stroll of discovery around the city’s various markets. 


Christmas market in the Jardin Anglais

cerf en rose sur fond bleu

Christmas on the farm 2021

13 November to 18 December, Ferme de Budé

The Ferme de Budé is organising a series events in preparation for the end-of-year festivities. The festivities, including a Christmas market and produce tastings, brings together craftsmen and women from around the region. There’s plenty on offer to prepare a local and organic Christmas! 

dessin d'ambiance de Noël avec sapin décoré et petits chalets

Christmas in the Jardin

18 November to 26 December, Jardin anglais 

With its new location in the Jardin anglais, Christmas in les Bastions will become Christmas in the Jardin, inviting you to enjoy the festive atmosphere for a period of five weeks. A fondue chalet, Christmas pub, children’s village, big wheel and numerous events await you by the lake shore in a fairytale atmosphere. 

chalets avec illuminations au-dessus de la tête des gens qui déambulent

Mont Blanc Christmas Market

26 November to 26 December, rue du Mont-Blanc 

For one month, the Mont Blanc Christmas market is setting up stall not far from the Cornavin railway station, selling a wide range of local and craft products. It is the perfect chance for the public to stroll around the little chalets and enjoy the festive atmosphere under the colourful Christmas lights.

visuel orange avec immeubles dessinés

Plainpalais arts and crafts market

26 to 28 November, Plainpalais community centre 

The annual market at the Plainpalais community centre brings together a number of artists and craftsmen from the local neighbourhood. There should be plenty of opportunity to find something for under the Christmas tree while enjoying the festive music.

cerf dessiné en lunettes de soleil avec des boules accrochées aux bois

Les Pâquis associative and craft market

26 to 28 November, Le Onze 

Les Pâquis Christmas market returns this year, from 26 to 28 November, with an attractive programme of free entertainment in addition to numerous craft objects, much to the pleasure of young and old alike.

image avec des feuilles d'automne dessinées

The Bubble Ethic eco market

4 and 5 December, Saint-Gervais neighbourhood centre 

Only a stone’s throw from the station, the new Saint-Gervais neighbourhood centre and the co-working café will host an eco-market on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 December, shining the spotlight on local and sustainable creation.


affiche du marché des créateurs à la Salle Madeleine


Market «Ten creators Christmas»

6 to 15 December, Salle Madeleine

Ten Swiss creators will gather in this market that will take place at the Salle Madeleine, at the food of the Old Town. The visitors will find bags, decorative items, candles, fashion, children's room decoration, jewelry, natural cosmetics, silk scarves and many other gift ideas.


image de nuit de la place du Marché à Carouge

Carouge Christmas Market

10 to 12 December, in the centre of Carouge town

This market will be held on rue St-Joseph, the quares Place du Temple and Place du Marché as well as in front of the town hall. The visitors will find artisanal delicatessen products such as foie gras, chocolates, syrups, beers, but alos edible herbs and flowers from the Geneva countryside. Various artistic objects will be sold, and among them there will be pieces made of ceramics, which is a very present tradition in Carouge.

chouette sur une branche

Christmas market at the Manège en Ville

11 December, Manège en Ville

A group of local residents are organising a Christmas market at the Manège en Ville. Discover drinks, food, delicious seasonal goodies and Christmas treats!

eglise illuminée avec stands de Noël

La Fusterie Christmas market

12 to 24 December, Place de la Fusterie

The creative minds at la Fusterie invite you to their Christmas market at Place de la Fusterie, from 12 to 24 December 2021, open during regular business hours. You are sure to find plenty of gifts for under the tree at one of the little chalets!

photo du musicien guinéen Djeli Moussa Condé

Grand-Saconnex Solidarity Market

18 and 19 December, Salle Communale des Délices

The Franco-Swiss association Amoddou organizes the Solidarity Christmas market in Grand-Saconnex. In addition to the stands, there will be workshops for children. Saturday night at 6pm the famous Guinean musician Djeli Moussa Condé will also give a concert.

Article modifié le 09.12.2021 à 16:16