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Christmas in Bibione and Lignano with children.

Another year rich with events and unmissable celebrations of the Christmas in Bibione and Lignano, which means even more fun, bright lights and music. Those who have chosen to spend their Winter vacations at the seaside will definitely not regret it! From the sand nativity scene on Lignano Sabbiadoro, already at its 14th annual installment, to Bibione’s own Christmas Market, this season 2017-2018 is going to bring us precious moments to share with our loved ones.
Enjoy Christmas in Bibione and Lignano with your family and children, it is a special way to spend some time together and make some unique memories!

Christmas in Lignano and sand nativity

This year as well, Lignano Sabbiadoro’s ‘Pro Loco’ association is proud to present “Natale d’A…mare 2017” with its renowned Christmas Square, the street markets, the ice skating rink and the nativity scene made out of sand organised by DomeAghe&SavalonD’Aur and crafted by maestro Antonio Molin and the artists of the “Sand Academy”, who amaze us every year with their stunning works.

Christmas in Bibione

Bibione “Un Mare di Feste” is back with a super rich programme sponsored by San Michele al Tagliamento’s municipality, in collaboration with ‘ProLoco’, Bibione Spiaggia and many other local associations. From December 8th until January 7th, Piazzale Zenith is going to host a covered structure of 200sqm containing an ice skating rink for both kids and adults, the ever-awaited Christmas Market with local handcraft products and the typical wooden huts, the two-pony drawn cart, entertainment and lots of music for an exciting Christmas in Bibione. Not to mention Bibione’s suggestive lighthouse, which will stay open in the holidays to bring you lots of surprises.
Bibione’s main programme:
December 5th  2017
Bibione, h 3pm: Opening of the nativity scenes exhibition at Bibione’s parish church of “Santa Maria Assunta”, via Antares 20.
December 8th  2017
San Michele al Tagliamento h 5pm: Opening of ‘Presepe in Villa’ and lighting of the Christmas Tree.
Bibione, @ Piazzale Zenith
Grand opening of Christmas Town h 10am > 9pm;
Free pony-drawn cart ride from 10am to 12am and from 2pm to 4pm;
Creative lab “Let’s decorate our Christmas tree”;
Arts&crafts exposition;
6.30pm: Blessing of Christmas Town and lighting of the tree;
6.45pm: live concert with “Miani”.
From December 8th 2017 until January 6th 2018
The nativity scenes by the River: tour of the artistic nativity scenes on the banks of the Tagliamento river.
From December 8th 2017 until January 7th 2018
Bibione, a sea of festivities
Big, covered ice skating rink with real ice and lighting @ Piazzale Zenith. The rink will follow these opening hours:
Monday to Thursday h 2pm – 7pm;
Friday h 2pm – 9pm;
Saturday, Sunday, holidays h 10 am – 9pm;
On December 25th, Christmas Day, h 2pm to 9pm;
On December 31st, the rink is open until midnight.
Christmas Town (Piazzale Zenith) with typical local food&wine, handcraft and festive products on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays from 10am to 9pm;
Works Sea Bibione Landart
On the boardwalk from Piazzale Zenith to the lighthouse and up the Tagliamento river
2nd landscape art exposition in Bibione. Everyone is invited to participate! For info:
San Michele al Tagliamento
Nativity scene @ Villa de Buoi: Christmas in the farming tradition. Nativity scene with lights and animations.
Open to the public in the following days and hours:
Dec. 8th, 10th, 17th, 24th, 26th, Jan. 1st, 7th: h 4pm>7pm
Dec. 31st 2017: h 10am>12.30am
Live exhibitions | dates and times:
Dec. 26th 2017 and Jan. 6th 2018 – h 5pm
December 14th 2017
Bibione – Conference Room at Savoy Beach Hotel & Thermal Spa, h 8.30 pm: Theatre play “L’eredità dello zio Buonanimo”, presented by Bibione’s amateur acting company “Teatro IN…stabile”. Charity night for the benefit of the municipality’s volunteer associations.
December 15th 2017
Bibione – Conference Room Savoy Beach Hotel (corso Europa 51)
h 5pm: live music with Udine’s music society brought to you by Lions Club Bibione – San Michele al Tagliamento.
December 16th 2017
Church of San Giorgio al Tagliamento
h 8.30pm: Christmas Concert with Corale San Giorgio.
December 26th 2017
San Michele al Tagliamento
Starting at 5pm: Reenactment of the nativity scene “Jesus Child is born”, @ Villa de’ Buoi.
December 28th 2017
Hotel Savoy Beach in Bibione
h 9pm: Gospel music show – ” The Colours of Gospel”
December 31st 2017
Bibione a sea of festivities (piazzale Zenith-Bibione)
Opening of Christmas Town from 10am to 9pm;
h 6pm: Sacred Mass to thank for the past year 6 pm at the Church;
Entertainment for kids;
New Year’s Eve Feast;
Music live show with “Maria del Rovere”;
Fireworks at midnight.
January 1st 2018
Bibione, Piazzale Zenith
New Year celebrations with the traditional dip in the sea at Bibione Spiaggia, right in front of Piazzale Zenith.
January 6th 2018
San Michele al Tagliamento
Starting 5pm: Reenactment of the nativity scene “Jesus Child is born”, @ Villa de’ Buoi.
Lignano Sabbiadoro’s main programme:
Christmas street markets and ice skating rink.
from 10am to 7pm:
December 8th, 9th, 10th 2017
December 16th, 17th 2017
Every day from Dec. 23rd 2017 till Jan. 7th 2018
Sand nativity scene in Lignano Sabbiadoro
Opening dates and times:
December 8th – 10th 2017 from 10am to 6pm
December 11th – 15th 2017 from 2pm to 6pm
December 16th – 24th 2017 from 10am to 6pm
December 25th 2017 from 2pm to 6pm
December 26th – 31st 2017 from 10am to 6pm
January 1st – 7th 2018 from 10am to 6pm
January 13th, 20th, 27th 2018 from 2pm to 6pm
January 14th, 21st, 28th 2018 from 10am to 6pm
For info on the sandnativity:
Accademia della Sabbia
tel 064390398 mob. 3346578836
For info on the tours:
Mario Montrone 3397485334



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