Fossano – Christmas’ time

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A rich appointment of Christmas events starting from December 1st.

It starts on December 1st with the Christmas Children’s Market for charity and the Christmas lights lighting ceremony with the participation of the Arrigo Boito Philharmonic – City of Fossano.

On Sunday 8th December, in the Cathedral, the Exhibition of the nativity scenes and Christmas trees of the Fossano schools begins. In the afternoon, Christmas walk with stop points for the city streets. Arrival in Piazza 27 Marzo, 1861 (called “piazza delle uova”) for lighting the Christmas Tree made by Pro Loco Fossano. Distribution of hot drinks and for the smallest rides on the Elven sleigh, the helpers of Santa Claus.

On Sunday, December 15th, in piazza 27 Marzo 1861 (called “piazza delle uova”), lunch with polenta and stew for everyone (euro 7, with glass of wine). In the afternoon Santa Claus arrives in his sleigh. Delivery of children’s letters and photos along with Santa Claus, ride on the Elven Sledge.

On Sunday 22nd December, in the afternoon, in piazza 27 Marzo 1861 (called “piazza delle uova”), lots of music and distribution of hot drinks and Christmas cakes. For the smaller rounds on the Elven Sledge. During the afternoon, Prize-giving Exhibition of nativity scenes and Christmas trees.

On Tuesday, December 24th, 11.15pm, Renaissance Living Nativity with readings and Christmas carols in the Cathedral.

During the holiday season, the Fossano Musica Foundation proposes the Christmas essays of its students. Many scheduled appointments, the calendar is available on

The calendar includes:

On Thursday 5th December, at 21.00, at the I Portici Theater in Fossano, a concert show in favor of the local Avis The notes of the heart with Raffaella Buzzi and directed by Federica Faccaro. An atypical Christmas concert, which will develop through pieces of Italian and international music. Info and reservations: tel. 333 476 5631 – e-mail:

On Saturday 21st December, at 21.00, at the church of the Capuchin Friars, 27th Winter Concert, traditional performance of the CAI choir Albino Bonavita. Guests the female choir La Ginestra of Savona and the La Cevitou choir of Monterosso Grana. Free admission.

On Sunday, December 22nd, 5 pm, at the Church of Sant’Antonio Abate in Via Marconi in Fossano, Classical FFM Orchestra in concert. Conducts Master Julius Kalmar. Free admission.


From December 8th to January 6th, from Monday to Friday, from 9am to 12pm and from 5pm to 7.30pm, and Saturday and Sunday, from 9am to 12pm and from 2.30pm to 7.30pm, to the church of San Giovanni in Borgo Vecchio, Art at Christmas, exhibition of works of art, and Exhibition of Nativity scenes made by the artist Elsa Pinta. Free admission. Opening on Sunday 8 December at 16.00

Saturday, December 14th, 3.30 pm, at the Unitre headquarters in via Salita al Castello, The painting of Christmas is music, colors and notes to penetrate the magical and authentic atmosphere of Christmas in the paintings. Presents Remigio Menarello.

On Sunday 15th December, at the church of San Giovanni in Borgo Vecchio in Fossano, Local Craft Show. The stalls will be present all day starting at 9am. Free entry.

Sport is not lacking in this Christmas of Fossano:

On Sunday 22nd December sixth edition of the Fisherman’s Trail. There are two routes: a 10 km walk and a free family run, competitive from 18 or 27 km. Info and registration:


Info: Ufficio Turistico IAT del Fossanese

800 210 762 – Tel.: +39 0172 60 160


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