Christmas Shopping – La Fête de Noué

Christmas Shopping on Jersey High Street

Christmas Shopping – La Fête de Noué

Christmas shopping is heralded by La Fête dé Noué in Jersey with a spectacular of festive events in the capital town of St Helier. The event name translates from the old Norman-French language and means ‘Christmas Festival’.


The early sprinkling of seasonal magic ensures that visitors and locals can enjoy night parades, dazzling lights, festive films, street theatre, open air carol concerts and ice skating.


La Fete de Noue Parade Floats
Visitors and shoppers line the streets to watch the La Fête de Noué parade.


Visitors can also shop at the special food and craft markets brimming over with festive treats and thoughtful gifts in the lead up to the big day.


Christmas shopping breaks in Jersey mean fun and festivities in addition to the huge variety of artisan outdoor markets.


Outdoor market in Royal Square
Lé Marchi Nourmand is a Norman French Market that takes place in Jersey’s Royal Square.


You can make the most of the late night shop openings, key high street favourites and independent boutiques. All minus the VAT of course!

Jersey’s shops are also open on Sundays (a special occurrence reserved for the month of December).


Jersey shops winter sale
Jersey shops open on Sundays and late night Thursdays during Christmas season.


In the lead up to Christmas, when it’s time to put those bags down and your feet up for a well deserved glass of something, there are plenty of cafes and bars to choose from.


Couple in the pub
Young couple enjoying a drink in the pub after a hard day shopping.