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23 December 2022 —
8 January 2023
About the festival
From 23 December to 08 January 2023, Muscovites and Moscow guests will be able to go on a big winter expedition around the country directly from the Journey to Christmas festival venues! Festival visitors will learn how the New Year holidays are celebrated even in the most remote regions of the country, taste traditional dishes, and be able to purchase handicrafts and local products.

Participants will find gift workshops, cookery masterclasses, skating rinks and curling, Moscow Helps New Year gift collection offices, and very much more.
orienteering sessions
humanitarian aid
collection points
skating rinks
festival venues
Moscow Seasons skating rinks
Moscow Seasons
skating rinks
19 locations
from December 9, 2022
Moscow Seasons skating rinks welcome guests again! The 2022-2023 season starts on 9 December.

Dear guests! You should pre-register before visiting the skating rink. You can do it using the Moscow Seasons app and on our website.
Curling School
Curling School
Shkolnaya Street, 39-45
from 23 December 2022 to 08 January 2023
We welcome everyone at the curling school! At the venue you can meet with professional curlers and take part in the tournament of amateur teams in Moscow.

  • Masterclasses from professional instructors for everyone
  • Mini-tournament among registered participants
  • Masterclass and mini-tournament for little guests
  • Tournament among amateur teams of Moscow and demonstration performances
  • Masterclasses and sparrings for everyone
  • Determination of the winner of the Best Throw / Breakthrough of the Year and other competitions
On weekends:
  • Masterclasses
  • Training events of children’s sports curling schools in Moscow
  • Mini-tournament among registered participants
  • Competitions among amateur curling teams in Moscow
Christmas Trees
Designer Christmas Trees
Unique designer Christmas trees will grow again on the square near the Central Department Store (TSUM). The theme of designs for 2022-23 is Great Russia: Science. Culture. Sport. Kandinsky’s abstract art, Tchaikovsky’s ballet, Pushkin’s fairy tales welcome guests in the author’s interpretation of designers and artists.
Designer Christmas Trees
Masterclasses and games
and games
Guests of the festival will go on a big New Year’s journey and get to know the traditions of the Central, Northwestern, Southern, North Caucasian, Volga, Ural, Southwestern, Siberian and Far Eastern regions of Russia. Young participants will visit a Christmas animation studio and a gift factory, and learn how to cook festive dishes from different regions of the country, visit workshops for Christmas tree decorations and sweet houses.

Outdoor sports facilities will also appear on the district venues. For example, hockey maze, shooting gallery, spring riders and others. And also merry-go-rounds.
Fairs and animation
Fairs and animation
Ded Moroz and Snegurochka will meet Muscovites and Moscow guests at the venues. Other folklore and magical characters will also appear on Manezhnaya Square, Revolution Square and in the passages between them.

There will also be a wide range of fairs. Guests will be able to taste the festive dishes of the national cuisines of the country, able to buy handicrafts and local products as New Year gifts for relatives and friends. It is noteworthy that the venue on Pushkinskaya Embankment will unite all regions of Russia: from Kaliningrad to Vladivostok, from Arkhangelsk to Derbent. Here you can find Crimean teas and lavender, Kalmyk leather products, Yakut bone carving and much more. Restaurants will prepare a special menu, where they will present dishes of the peoples of Russia in addition to New Year`s dishes and drinks.
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