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Saint Nicholas celebration

Fribourg Tourisme et Région
Place Jean-Tinguely 1
Case postale 448
1700 Fribourg

+41 26 350 11 11

www.fribourgtourisme.ch

Every year during the first weekend of December, the city of Fribourg honours its patron saint, St. Nicholas, with a special celebration.

PARADE:
The parade start officialy at 5 pm.
The route: St. Michael's College - Rue de Romont - Rue de Lausanne - Rue du Pont Muré - stop at the St. Nicholas Cathedral - back to Rue de Lausanne and Rue St-Michel
The speech of St. Nicholas to the "children" of Fribourg is held on the terrasse of the cathedral.


ACTIVITIES DURING the SAINT NICHOLAS EVENT:
FRIDAY:
Official opening at the Chruch of Saint Nicholas

SATURDAY:
at the College St-Michael :
* Handycrafts Market
* The St. Nicholas' Garden (funny route at the College square)
* Make-up workshop, storytelling Contemuse
* Chalet Soup
* Sheeps / goats
* Donkey ride
* Puppets theater
* Music/Concerts : Les Rendez-vous musicaux de la St-Nicolas from 9.30 am until 4 pm



MARKET at the Notre-Dame and Ormeaux Square :
* Crafts Market (mugs on sale)
* Carousels
* Barbe & Sainte Barbe - Foto studio (rue Lausanne 21)


SUNDAY :
Familiy day at the Bourg district with 20 proposed activities

On Saturday the Bourg is closed to traffic from 7am. (to be confirmed)
On Sunday the rue Pierre-Aeby will be partially closed to traffic between 10am to 6pm.

Saturday, December 3rd, 2022: LestPublic transportation is offered by the City and Agglomeration of Freiburg in zones 10 and 11.

Parking proposition:
Parking Belle-Croix (Coop Fribourg-Sud, Villars-sur-Glâne, P+R Corbaroche (Marly), P+R La Grange (Platy, Villars-sur-Glâne), P+R Heitera (Schoenberg, Fribourg) and P+R St-Léonard (Fribourg).

Fribourg Tourisme et Région
Place Jean-Tinguely 1
Case postale 448
1700 Fribourg

+41 26 350 11 11

www.fribourgtourisme.ch

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