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Winter in Antwerp: a sparkling festival to celebrate the year-end in the city
Food and drink. Twinkling lights that light up the winter night. Fun stalls where you can buy gifts. China, Disney and Buscemi. From the end of November to mid-January numerous attractions will a touch of magic to the city centre.
This year again Winter in Antwerp will guarantee a pleasant and heart-warming atmosphere in the city with a magical opening spectacular, the traditional Christmas market, the ice-skating rink and many other novelties.
Pop-up performances in Groenplaats from 6 to 27 December
opening spectacular Saturday 6 December at 7.30 p.m.
every Friday and Saturday at 8.30 p.m., every Sunday at 2.30 p.m.
Wednesday 24 and Thursday 25 December at 2.30 p.m.
Mysterious China in Antwerp’s Zoo
Chinese artists will transform the Antwerp ZOO into a magical paradise with a light spectacular. Feel as if you’ve been transported to China as you walk among hundreds of enchanting light objects of animals and flowers. Authentic Chinese performances will make your evening at the China Light Festival an unforgettable experience. The China Light Festival also will pop up in various locations in the city centre.
from 6 December to 18 January (not on 24 and 31 December, 3 and 9 January)
from 6 p.m. to 9.30 p.m.
Antwerp ZOO and the city centre: Meir, Koningin Astridplein and the Christmas market
More information: www.zooantwerpen.be/chinalight
Experience Disneyland Paris in Antwerp
This year an enchanted world, made of snow and ice, will materialise in Antwerp’s Waalse and Vlaamse Kaai. It is inspired by well-known attractions in Disneyland Paris and features several of Disney’s best loved and fantastic figures. Do not forget to bring a hat and gloves because the temperature is six degrees below zero. From 29 November to 11 January, daily from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
More information: http://www.ijs.be
Saturday 6 December 2014:
Sunday shopping: Sunday 7, Sunday 14 and Sunday 21 December 2014
Don't forget to book your room or Suite
New Year’s Fireworks: 31 December 2014