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Living Nativity Scenes in Naples and Campania for Christmas 2019: appearing in costumes and re-enactments

Living Nativity

The best living cribs in Naples and the rest of Campania for Christmas 2019 with costumed figures, re-enactments, markets and music!

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Also this year the municipalities of Campania, including the city of Naples, are preparing to stage the beautiful living nativity scenes for the period of Christmas .

These are true and proper re-enactments of the Nativity and of 'ancient Bethlehem with hundreds of participants who, in costume, walk along a route within a context that recalls the workshops of the past, the Cave, the roads and religious traditions of the moment of the birth of Jesus.

In many cases there are also gods markets with many artisan products and music background.

here are the the best living nativity scenes in Naples and Campania.



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The program of Christmas events in Barra includes many initiatives, including a living nativity scene in various days in the squares of the municipality.

More information in our article.

When: from 26 to 29 December 2019 and 3 January 2020


The Living Nativity of Gragnano takes place from 26 to 28 December 2019 and on 1, 3, 4, 5 and 6 January 2020 in Caprile, in the Parish of San Ciro. Parking is also available at the Roncalli Middle School.

Where: Caprile, a hamlet of Gragnano

When: from 26 to 28 December 2019 and on 1, 3, 4, 5 and 6 January 2020

Time: from the 18.00 20.00

Price: free

More information.


The living crib of Agerola can be visited near the Palasport which is in the hamlet Campora. A parking area is also provided in the Palapasport. The event is included in the dense program of "The path of the Gods".

Where: Agerola, hamlet Campora

When: 21, 26, 29 December 2019 and 4 January 2020

Time: from the 17.00 20.00

Price: free, if you want to do the tasting, you will need to get a ticket at the checkout for € 6

More information.


At its twelfth edition, the living nativity of Casarlano is considered the "Bethlehem of Sorrento" and its itinerary presents characteristic citrus groves, vineyards and olive groves of rustic funds. It is staged thanks to the work of the masters of the arbor with the chestnut and the masons mason for the masonry works in tuff

Where: Arena Casarlano Via Casarlano 10 - Sorrento (NA)

When: from 26 to 29 December 2019 and 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 11, 12 January 2020

Time: from the 18.00 20.00

Price: free

Info: 3396495740 - 3348591659 | More information.

Torre Annunziata

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The Neapolitan Folkloric Living Nativity is organized by the Folk Group 'O Pazziariello since 1998. It is made unique by its structure in three floors and a scenography that reproduces the Grotto, the taverns and the shops. the figurants wear typical of the 800 and animate the crib with music, songs and dances.

Where: Sanctuary of the Holy Spirit of Torre Annunziata, Corso Vittorio Emanuele III 316

When: from 27 to 29 December 2019 and from 3 to 5 January 2020

Timetable: 19.15

Price: free

Info: Rita Scognamiglio 3922602617 3475758369 0818621670 | Official website



In the center of Vaccheria di Caserta the Neapolitan Living Nativity is staged on a course of about 700km and it also crosses the wood adjacent to the village reproducing situations included in the Bible.

Where: Vaccheria di Caserta, Piazza Madonna delle Grazie, Vaccheria, 81100 Caserta

When: 28 and 29 December 2019 and 5 and 6 January 2020

Timetable: from 16: 30 to 19: 30

Price: free

More info in our article.


Cava de 'Tirreni

Living Nativity

About 200 characters will guide you through the various scenes of the crib that will revive the ancient crafts with the many traditional characters. There will also be stands with food products

Where: Cava de 'Tirreni


  • Thursday 26, Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 December 2019
  • Wednesday 1, Sunday 5, Monday 6 and Saturday 11 January 2020
  • Saturday 11 January: Final procession from the village to the parish church

Price: Free Event


  • Living Nativity from 17: 00 to 21: 30
  • 11 January procession: from 21: 30

Information and contacts: 3341144307 or 3338062707 | More information



The peculiarity of this living crib is that it takes place in two acts. In the first there is a visit to the "ancient" environments recreated in the historic center, among stairs, alleys and squares. We find ourselves, then, outside Porta San Marco to witness the Nativity.

Where: Morcone

When: 4 and 5 January 2020

Price: Free Event

Schedule: consult the program

Information and contacts: Official site

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