Marbella Town Hall Christmas Programme 2016


Fri Nov 25th 2016 to Thu Jan 5th 2017
Marbella, Marbella City Centre

Event Details

24 November
Christmas Lights switched on:
17.00 Animation show for the children in the Alameda Park ‘The Colour of Joy’.
18.30 Christmas Parade through the old town. The inauguration of the Nativity in the Alameda Park and Papa Noel’s House.
Route: Paseo de la Alameda, Av. Ramón y Cajal, Calle África, Calle Fortaleza, Calle Pedraza, Victory Square, Calle Estación, Plaza de los Naranjos, Plaza de General Chinchilla, Calle Carmen, Calle Trinidad, Plaza Santo Sepulcro, Calle Salinas, Calle Arte, Plaza Puente Málaga, Av. Nabeul, Calle Marqués de Nájera, Practical Plaza Manuel Cantos, Calle Tetuán, Calle Enrique del Castillo, Av. Ramón y Cajal y Parque de Alameda.
19.30 Christmas lighting in Avenida del Mar and a welcome by Papa Noel. Then in Av. Nabeul ‘Flashmob’ everyone is encouraged to dance to a remix of Christmas songs.

25 November
20.00 Free tango dances for all in the Parque Alameda.

25 November – 24 December
Papa Noel will receive all the children in his house in the Plaza de la Iglesia every evening from 16.00

4 December
12.30 Musical Contest ‘Choirs for Christmas’. In the Parque Alameda, Choirs from Sierra Blanca, Entrepinares, Virgen del Carmen, Virgen Madre, Veredas and Coro Hermandad San Isidro de Guaro.

6 December
19.00 Concert to celebrate Constitution Day at the castle wall in the old town Plaza de la Iglesia.

18 December
12.00 Live Nativity in the Parque de Alameda.
The Maldonado Brothers Dance School will perform a spectacular performance of the Bethlehem in two sessions at 12.00 and 16.00, benefiting the Palliative Care Unit of the Spanish Association against Cancer in Marbella.
19.00 Christmas Concert of the Municipal Band of Music in the Castle Wall (Church Square).

23 December 
17.00 Christmas parades “Zambombas and Tambourines” through different streets.
Route: Av. Trapiche, Calle Salvador Rueda, Calle San Francisco, Plaza Santo Cristo, Calle Ancha, Calle Remedios, Calle Virgen de los Dolores, Calle Carmen, Plaza de la Iglesia, Calle Caridad, Calle San Juan de Dios, Calle Enrique del Castillo, Av. Ramón y Cajal ending at the Paseo de la Alameda.
17.30 Children’s Christmas party in the Paseo de la Alameda with different activities for the little ones, inflatable castles, workshops.
18.30 Children’s entertainment show “Illusions” in the Parque de Alameda Temple.

24 December
Masses in the Parish of Our Lady of the Incarnation at 08.30, 19.30 and 00.00 (Midnight Mass).

25 December
Masses in the Parish of Our Lady of the Incarnation at 10.00, 11.00, 12.30 and 20.00.

26 December
11.00 Parade of “Kings”
Route: Exit Miraflores Park Building, José Luis Morales Avenue, Calle Mayorazgo, Av. Trapiche, Calle Salvador Rueda, Calle San Francisco, Plaza Santo Cristo, Calle Ancha, Calle Peral, Plaza de la Victoria, Calle Estación, Plaza de los Naranjos, Plaza General Chinchilla, Calle Carmen and Plaza de la Iglesia.
12.00 Children’s entertainment show “Chispitas de Navidad”, in the Plaza de la Iglesia.

31 December 
21.00 Afternoons of Tango (free tango dances for all the public) in the Temple of the Parque Alameda.
23.00 New Year’s Eve party in the Plaza de la Iglesia, Marbella Old Town enlivened by the Arenal group.

3 January
11.00 Parade by your favourite characters and many surprises.
Route: Parroquia Divina Pastora, Av. Europa, Calle San Antonio, Av. Peñuelas, Calle Los Naranjos, Av. Europa, Av. Maíz Viñals, ending at the Parque de la Represa.
12.00 Children’s Christmas Party “La Minipandilla” in the Parque de la Represa with different activities for the little ones, Inflatable castles and Pintacaras. Tasting Roscón de Reyes for all children attending the party.

5 January
The Three Kings of the East arrive with the following protocol:
10.00 Visit to the Hospital Costa del Sol, next to the Hospital Quirón.
12.00 The Three Kings of the Orient arrive at the Marina of Marbella on board the ship “Fly Blue”.
They will then tour the main streets of the centre of Marbella in vintage cars. A welcome to the Three Kings of the Orient in the Town Hall of Marbella (Plaza de los Naranjos) who greet all the attendees from the balcony.
18.00 The Three Kings Parade with the following route:
Av. Severo Ochoa (La Zambomba Building), Av. Ramón y Cajal, Av. Ricardo Soriano, ending in Plaza Monseñor Rodrigo Bocanegra (El Pirulí).

Also take note of the following dates:
Flamenco Performances
26 November – 19.00 Zambomba Flamenco in the Plaza de Santo Cristo with performances from Veredas.
1 December – 19.00 Zambomba in the Plaza Ramon Martinez (Theater Plaza).
10 December – 19.00 Zambomba Flamenco “From Santiago to Perchel” in the Plaza de los Naranjos.
15 December – 19.00 Zambomba Flamenco Los Nocheros in Calle Alfredo Palma 18.
16 December – 19.00 Flamenco Zambomba of the Choir Rociero Entre Pinares in Calle San Antonio, 33 (Santa Marta).

For any queries email the delgate for parties and celebrations at the town hall

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