Stories, street artists, light shows, a big wheel offering a splendid 360° panorama on top of 33m, ice sculptures, fashion shows, fire or sand drawing shows, a great ice show, not to mention the various Gospel or talented artists’ concerts, is there a better way to enjoy the holiday season and its magical moments? 

Know that from 6 December 2019 until 5 January 2020, Etoile Bella Lui will illuminate the holiday period with this innovative festival that pays tribute to the magic of winter in the mountains.

Inauguration of the lantern path

The lantern path will be truly enchanting for its inuguration evening ! With friends or family, let yourself be guided by the magic of the lanterns, allow yourself to be astonished by stilt-walkers and musicians, linger to admire the light installations, and watch fire jugglers in wonder. With: Cie Desmodium, Compagnie Pi-roman and Baptiste Crettaz (violonist)

7th December

From 18.00 to 19.30

Lantern Path, Jack Nicklaus golf course

Hanro Crans-Montana fashion

A dozen boutiques will be presenting their new fashion in a fairytale atmosphere. The biggest sports, fashion, accessory and lingerie brands will be unveiling the latest trends, ready to start the year 2020 with a touch of glamour.

Boutiques :

Alex Sport – Bagnoud Optique – Calida – Fusalp – KA/NOA – La Frileuse – Montblanc – Rossignol – Street Contact – Zermatten Sport

13th December

at 20.00


14th December 

at 16.00 and 19.00


Apero Plaza, Scandia

Fire shows

The incessant ballet of flames is quite fascinating. Celebrate the magic of fire art with a variety of dazzling performances. With: Cie Agartha, Cie Attrap’lune and Cie Suko de Vivo.

21st, 27th December, 1st January

From 18.00 to 18.30

Apero Plaza, Scandia

Sand drawing show

Discover an original creation by sand artist Cédric Cassimo, inspired by the tale of *The Shepherd and the Bella Lui Star*. A touching and poetic performance, live and projected on the big screen.  

28th December

Apero plaza, Scandia


30th December 

at the Lantern Village


From 18.00 to 18.30


Gospel concerts

A dynamic group of artists, the Your Gospel Team group promises to put you in a good mood and take you on a journey with Afro-American gospel songs, accompanied by a piano.  A variety of other groups and singers will also be giving concerts during the festival.

8th, 15th December

At 16.00, 18.00 and 19.30

Chef’s Market, Prado


22nd, 29th December, 5th January

At 16.00, 18.00 and 19.30

Apero plaza, Scandia

Christmas parade

Departing from Ycoor, join the grand Christmas parade with torches and magical creatures that leads you to the Big Wheel Village.

25th December 

at 17.00



Christmas celebration

Meet at the Big Wheel Village as soon as the parade arrives to take a photo and greet Father Christmas.

25th December 


From 18.00 to 20.00


Big Wheel Village, Sporting


Grand ice show

With the support of professional ice skaters, including Swiss Champion Stéphane Walker and Ariana Wroblewska and the sand artist Cédric Cassimo, the Ice Skating Club Crans-Montana Sierre & Region is preparing a unique « fairytale on ice » to amaze the whole family ! With: Enigma Art.

3th January


From 20.00 to 21.00



Ice sculptures

No less than four blocks of ice will be taking spectacular artistic form in front of your eyes, thanks to the meticulous work of a talented artist. With: Christophe Gessler.

4th January


From 16.00 to 20.00


Apero Plaza, Scandia


Big wheel

Head up high and climb to the top of the 33 metre Big Wheel, a first for a mountain resort ! Only CHF 7.- per adult and CHF 4.- per child (up to 10 years), you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy Crans-Montana’s majestic panorama from the top of the big wheel.

From 6th December to 5th January

From 11.00 to 20.00

Big Wheel Village, Sporting

Screening of the film *Une cloche pour Ursli*

This famous Swiss film, which follows the journey of a young shepherd, Ursli, takes us back to childhood with its endearing characters and captivating story. Presented by Swiss Made Culture.

27th December

At 18.00


In search of the Bella Lui star

Set off to search for the *Bella Lui* Star on a thrilling treasure hunt, dotted with clues and riddles that will lead you towards the light. Pick up everything you need for the treasure hunt, including a sweet “Bonne Maman” surprise, at the tourist office and you can start the activity whenever you like. It takes around 1 hour, and we advise you do it in the early evening, just as it is getting dark.

From 7th December to 22nd March

From 8.30 to 18.00

Crans Tourist Office

Recommended age: from 3 years old

Estimated duration: 1 hour / 1:30 hour

Horse-drawn carriage rides

Accompanied by Maurice, our passionate coachman, set off for a short ride that will take you through some of the most beautiful streets in the resort.

7th, 8th, 21st, 22nd December


From 16.00 to 20.00

Big Wheel Village, Sporting

Denis Kormann exhibition

The illustrator of the fairytale *The Shepherd and the Bella Lui Star* is exhibiting his artwork and the original illustrations from the fairytale at the Crans-Montana Library every day. Denis Kormann, will be present on Thursday 2 January between 18.00 and 19.00 at the library for a storytelling and signing session.

From 6th December to 5th January 


Open during library opening hours


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