Fééries d'Auteuil Christmas Market 2023: flea market, nativity scene competition, workshops & concerts

Published by Audrey de Sortiraparis · Published on November 17th, 2023 at 11:54 a.m.
Come and experience the magic of the Apprentis d'Auteuil Christmas Market in the heart of Paris' 16th arrondissement, from December 2 to 10, 2023. With stands selling Christmas trees and handcrafted creations, and treasures from the Brocante de la Ressourcerie, there's something for everyone! Not forgetting an unusual exhibition of original nativity scenes, children's workshops and exceptional concerts in the Sainte-Thérèse chapel. Fill up on gift ideas and unique family moments!

As the first illuminations dance across the Parisian landscape, the City of Light comes alive with the unparalleled magic of Christmas markets. Among these enchanted havens, the historicApprentis d'Auteuil site, nestled in the prestigious 16th arrondissement of Paris, is transformed into a merry Christmas market from Saturday December 2 to Sunday December 10, 2023. This ephemeral extravaganza promises total immersion in the warm, festive spirit of the holiday season.

Let yourself be transported to the heart of this traditional celebration, where every nook and cranny overflows with a myriad ofgift ideas and gourmet delights. From Christmas tree stands (1m to 2.20m tall) to handcrafted creations (jewelry, fashion accessories, home decor, leather goods), mouth-watering gourmet specialties and an exhibition-sale of paintings and photographs, the Apprentis d'Auteuil Christmas Market celebrates authenticity and craftsmanship in an atmosphere imbued with joy and generosity. Not far away, the Apprentis d'Auteuil Resourcerie Brocante offers a veritable gold mine of treasures at low prices: furniture, unusual objects, toys, books...

Beyond the sparkle of Christmas decorations and shopping, the event has a whole host of magical surprises in store for you. Discover theexhibition of some thirty original nativity scenes created by young people from Apprentis d'Auteuil and vote for your favorite! Here, the festive season is a family affair, with a variety ofactivities for children, from LEGO workshops to santon customization workshops. There's also dancing, storytelling and magic classes!

Finally, treat yourself to a musical interlude at the Chapelle Sainte-Thérèse, with exceptional concerts ranging from opera to sacred melodies and world music.

Part of the proceeds will be donated to the Apprentis d'Auteuil. Recognized as a public utility since 1929, this foundation supports over 30,000 young people and 6,000 families in difficulty. It supports young people in difficulty through programs of welcome, education, training and integration in France and abroad.

Fééries d'Auteuil 2023 program:

Children's entertainment (paying)

  • Every day: Old-fashioned merry-go-round

  • Weekend and Wednesday:
    3pm to 5pm: LEGO® Workshops: Contest for the most beautiful creation!
  • Saturday, December 2:
    2.30pm - 3.30pm - 4.30pm: Introduction to hip-hop dance, parent-child duo
  • Sunday, December 3:
    2.30pm: "Personalize your santon" (magician king, ox, donkey, villagers...)
    4pm: enchanting fairy tales, with Marie-Hélène and Florence
  • Wednesday, December 6
    4pm: screening of Azur et Asmar, animated film by Michel Ocelot (running time 1h40)
  • Saturday, December 9:
    2:30pm: introductory magic workshop(registration required)
    4pm: magic show with Thomas Rembault
  • Sunday, December 10:
    From 2:30pm: "2024, je te vœux", greetings card workshop, with MC Marès

Concerts at Sainte-Thérèse Chapel

  • Saturday, December 2, 5pm
    Conservatoire Paris XVIe, "Concert de l'avent, chant lyrique" (Advent concert, lyrical singing)

  • Sunday, December 3, 5pm
    La Lyre, wind band "Rencontres musicales, du baroque à nos jours" (Musical encounters, from the Baroque to the present day)

  • Saturday, December 9, 5pm
    Les Petits Chanteurs de Passy, "Sacred music and world songs".

  • Sunday, December 10, 5pm
    Family One, Gospel choir: "Venez chanter Noël!

Come and experience the enchantment of Christmas at the Apprentis d'Auteuil site, a magical event not to be missed this season.

Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
From December 2nd, 2023 to December 10th, 2023

× Approximate opening times: to confirm opening times, please contact the establishment.


    40, rue Jean de la Fontaine
    75116 Paris 16

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