Fairytale Nouméa

Nouméa -

Christmas magic

  • fête lumière


For over forty days, Nouméa will celebrate the festive season with a fairyland fantasy of colourful,twinkling lights and a host of sparkling shows and attractions. A magic world of Christmas enchantment with streets and trees shimmering with 12 km of fairy lights and 350 energy-efficient LED decorations.
The old bandstand is the focus for attractions from 1st to 23 December, with fifteen or so local and international ensembles performing shows to delight kids and adults alike.

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And from 15 to 30 December, it’s Festival of Light time, with projection mapping, light sculptures and light shows transforming Place de Cocotiers and its surroundings into a faerie vision. 

More dates to remember:
Sunday 23 December at 6.15 p.m.
A highlight for the kids, with hundreds of heartfelt wish-lists collected from Santa's Post Box set up at the foot of the giant Christmas tree on Place de la Marne.
Monday 24 December at 7 p.m.
Santa makes a big entrance on his enchanted sleigh at the Céleste Fountain to meet up with Noumea's mayor who will hand over the Town Keys to the big man.  
Tuesday 1st January 2019 at 8 p.m.
The City of Nouméa greets 2019 in style with a breathtaking firework display launched from Sainte Marie islet: a non-stop extravaganza lasting twenty minutes. Dazzling and absolutely unmissable.

Coming soon

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