Fuengirola Christmas Events 

Fuengirola Christmas Events are abundant. If you are fortunate enough to be spending the holiday season in Fuengirola, you'll want to read up on all the upcoming Christmas events in Fuengirola. 

2016 Fuengirola Christmas Events Schedule

The 2016 Fuengirola Christmas Events Schedule has not yet been posted by the Fuengirola town hall or Ayuntamiento. Please check back with us closer to the date and we'll have all the information you'll need for a magical holiday in Fuengirola. See you soon.

2015 Fuengirola Christmas Events Schedule

Friday, 27th November

5.30 pm will see start of the Christmas Market in Plaza de la Constitution, which will be open each day until 16th December.
Organised by Department of Commerce.

6.30 pm The official opening of the Nativity Scene (Belén Municipal).
With a blessing by the Rev. Father Damien, Parish priest, will take place in the Fuengirola Museum (next to the Town Hall). This spectacular presentation will remain open until 5 January.
Opening times: Monday to Friday from 10.00 to 14.00 and 17.00 to 21.00 with the exceptions of 24th and 31st December when it will be closed in the afternoon and 25th December and 1st January when it will be closed in the mornings.

Following the blessing of the crib, there will be a performance by the Choir of the Fuengirola Brotherhood of Rocio.
Sra. Rosa Maria Ortiz Aragon and D. Miguel Blanco Moreno are the creators of this Fuengirola spectacular, which is original in it’s beauty and meticulous detail.
After the inauguration and blessing of the Belén, the wonderland of Fuengirola Christmas lights will be officially switched on at a ceremony in La Plaza de España. 
We will then be entertained by the Youth Council ‘workshop’ students, singing under the leadership of Paula Adiego.

9 pm Blessing of the Nativity Scene (Belen). Hermandad Jesús Cautivo in the salón de tronos de la Casa Hermandad of The Jesus Brotherhood (Avd. Jesus Captive No. 1).

Visitors will be able to view the Nativity Scene (Belen) from 5thDecember until January 6th, as follows:
Tuesday, Saturday, Sunday and holidays from 11 am to 1.30 pm and on the remaining days from 5 pm to 8.30 pm.

Following the inauguration, the XVI Jesus Captive will present a carol service assisted by the choirs of:

- Pastoral La Rosa.
- Pastoral Las Lagunas.
- Pastoral Santa Fe de Los Boliches.
- Pastoral The Fullers (Benalmádena).
- Pastoral Santiago.

28th November

‘Get to Know Your Province’
For those registered on the Padron, there will be the possibility of a trip to Frigiliana.
Departing from Mercacentro (indoor market) at 8 in the morning.
Price: 10 euros. Organised by: Department of Festivities.

29th November

10 am There will be competitive running races ‘Race Against Gender Violence’.

Distances: For juveniles 600 meters. 10.15 am, for adults over a distance of 2.5 km (2 laps).
The course will be from la Plaza España, Avda.Condes de San Isidro, C/ España, Paseo Maritimo, C/
Cuesta, Plaza España

Registration

Children up to 15 years, 1 euro. Over 16 years, 3 euros.
Souvenir Shirts will be given to the first 50 children under 10 who register, and to the next 400 registered participants 11 years and above.

2 pm The festival by the Parish Charity Group of Our Lady of Carmen.
Location: Friends of the Peña Nuevas, Recinto Ferial (the Fairground).
Organised by: the Parish Group of Our Lady of Carmen.

30th November

5 pm Workshop “The art of wrapping presents.”
Location: The Town Museum.
Only those on the Padrón may attend, by making a prior registration with the Department of Festivals (phone: 952 589 378). Open to a maximum 20 participants, This is aimed at those older than 16 years; there is No charge.

2nd December

‘Get to Know your Province.’
Trip to Antequera.
Open to those on the Fuengirola Padron. Departure at 8 am from Mercacentro (indoor market).
Price: 10 euros. Organised by: Department of Festivities.

5pm Workshop “Design of Christmas cards.”
Location: Fuengirola Town Museum.
Only those on the Padrón may attend by making a prior registration in the Department of Festivals (phone: 952 589 378). Maximum 20 participants. Aimed at older than 12 years. No charge.
Organisers: Department of Festivities.

3rd December

8pm Exhibition of the Napolitano Nativity Scene.
Open from 3rdDecember to 30th January.
Location: Casa de Cultura. Organisers: Department of Culture.
8.30 pm. Constitution Day concert by the Municipal Band.
Location: Palacio de la Paz (Fairground) Organised by: Department of Culture.

4th December

5 pm Workshop “Flower Arranging.”
Location: Fuengirola Town Museum.
Only those on the Padrón may attend by making a prior registrationin the Department of Festivals
(phone: 952 589 378). Maximum 20 participants. Organised by: Department of Festivities.

6th December

12.00 mid-day Events Commemorating Constitution Day.
Awards for the school essay contest.
Flag-raising. Location: Plaza del Carmen, Los Boliches.

7th December

5 pm Workshop “Creating Nativity Scenes (Belens) using recycled materials.”
Location: Fuengirola Town Museum.
Only those on the Padrón may attend by making a prior registrationin the Department of Festivals
(phone: 952 589 378). Maximum 20 participants. Aimed at children between 6 and 12 years. No charge.

8th December

8.30 Belen inauguration of the Brotherhood of Rocio.
Location: Casa Hermandad in C/ Aragon.

7.00 pm Musical Performance by Senior Citizens Choir of the Department of Senior Citizens.
Approximately 45 minutes.
Location: Museum. Admission No charge, until full capacity.

9th December

5 pm  Workshop “Christmas snacks”
Location: Fuengirola Town Museum.
Only those on the Padrón may attend by making a prior registrationin the Department of Festivals
(phone: 952 589 378). Maximum 20 participants. Aimed at older than 16 years. No charge.

10th December

6 pm Christmas Afternoon tea with a performance by the Chorus of Puebla Lucia.
Location: Hogar del Complejo Elola Complex.Organised by: Department of the Senior Citizens.

7 pm Musical performance by Isabel Guerrero and family.
Approximately 45 minutes
Location: Fuengirola Town Museum. Admission: No charge, to fill seats.

11th December

5 pm Workshop “Christmas Decorations”.
Location: Fuengirola Town Museum.
Only those on the Padrón may attend by making a prior registration in the Department of Festivals
(phone: 952 589 378). Maximum 20 participants. Aimed at children between 6 and 12 years. No charge.

9 pm XI choir Christmas concert in the throne room of the Brotherhood of Jesus Cautvio House (Avd. Jesus Cautivo, nº1).
- Peña Flamenca Union Choir sing.
- Virgen del Carmen Parish Choir and Santa Fe.
- Benalmádena Choir sings.
- Coro Aquamarine (Málag)

6 pm Christmas Afternoon tea.
Performance Choir Puebla Lucia.
Location: Hogar de San Antonio. Organised by: Department of the Senior Citizens.

8.30 pm Theatre “METRO” - Spanish
A stimulating play of ingenuity and amorality which starts one night in the hot month of August, when two strangersmeet on a train and plot the perfect crime involving two murders.
Not recommended for children under 14 years.
Director: Carmen Aragon.
Casa de la Cultura. Tickets: 7.00 euros from Casa de la Cultura.
Organised by: Department of Culture.

Saturday,12th December

2 pm 3rd Christmas Zambomba Hermandad del Rocío deFuengirola.
Christmas songs and carols, and some surprises.
Location: Casa Hermandad( Fairground)

7 pm Musical Performance Choir “Awakening Dreams”.
Approximately 45 minutes.
Location: Fuengirola Town Museum. Admission: No charge, to fill seats.

8.30 pm Performance of singing and dancing “The Art at Christmas Time”by local artists.
Proceeds will go to the Food Bank and AECC.
Organised by: Dance Academy Juani Guerrero, with the assistance of: City of Fuengirola.
Location; Palacio de la Paz (Fairground) Tickets: 3 euros.

Sunday, 13th December

12 noon 4th Christmas Concert by CEIP Andalucía.
Location: Palacio de la Paz (Fairground)
Organised by: Musical group Andalusia Fuengirola.

8 pm Santa Lucia Choir of the Swedish College.
Interpretation of Swedish traditional songs.
Location: Town Hall steps.

Monday, 14th December

5 pm Workshop “Course Festive Christmas food”.
Location: Fuengirola Town Museum.
Only those on the Padrón may attend by making a prior registrationin the Department of Festivals (phone: 952 589 378). Maximum 20 participants.Aimed at those aged 16 years and over. No charge.

Trip to Alcalá la Real

It includes luxury bus, breakfast, guided tour in Spanish of several villages in the area, lunch at local restaurant.
Registration date: from November 19 until full.
Requirements: Carnet de Fuengirola for retired persons. 
Organised by: Department of the Senior Citizens.

8 pm Christmas concert “Pastoral Santa Fe”
Location: Plaza del Carmen Los Boliches. Organised by: Department of Festivities.
No charge. tasting of donuts and chocolate.

‘A taste of Christmas fare - part3’
Open from 14th December until 6th January
At participating establishments where you can taste chocolates, take tea, coffee or other infusions, accompanied by churros, cake or sweet, for only 2.00 euros.
Organised by: Department of Trade and holidays.

Tuesday, 15th December

6 pm Christmas Afternoon Tea.
With a performance by the Choir Puebla Lucia.
Location: Hogar de Los Boliches.Organised by: Department of the Senior Citizens.

7 pm Musical performance by the Choir of the Brotherhood of Rocio.
Approximately 45 minutes.
Location: Fuengirola Town Museum. Admission: No charge, to fill seats.

Wednesday, 16th December

5 pm Workshop “Writing letters to the Magi”. (Writing letters to Father Christmas).
Location: Fuengirola Town Museum.
Open only to those registered on the Padron, by Only those on the Padrón may attend by making a prior registration inthe Department of Festivals (phone: 952 589 378). Maximum 20 participants. Aimed at children between 3 and 8 years. No charge.

17.30 Social Affairs workshop.
Moderator: Alfredo Martin Rivera, assisted by colleagues.
Location: ‘Ayuntamiento’ of Los Boliches.
Price: 3 euros. Organised by: Department of the Senior Citizens.

6 pm Carols sung by school children.
Location: Palacio de la Paz. Organised by: Department of Education.

6.30 pm Choral concert by the choir of the Virgen del Mar.
Location: Church of the Carmen de Los Boliches. Organised by: Department of Culture.

Thursday, 17th December

6 pm Christmas Afternoon Tea.
With a performance by the Puebla Lucia Choir.
Location: Hogar de Puebla Lucia. Organised by: Department of the Senior Citizens.

7 pm Musical performance by the Pastoral Santa Fe de Los Boliches.
Approximately 45 minutes.
Location: Fuengirola Town Museum. Admission: No charge, to fill seats.

Friday, 18th December

5 pm Workshop “Christmas Decorations (2)”.
Location: Fuengirola Town Museum.
Open only to those on the pardon, with prior registration in the Department of Festivals (phone: 952 589 378). Aimed at children between ages of 6 and 12 years. No charge.

6 pm Christmas snack.
Performance Choir Puebla Lucia.

Location: Home of Los Pacos. Organised by: Department of the Senior Citizens.

8 pm Sohail Quartet concert.
Works by Piazzolla, Brahms and Dvorak.
Natalia Barceló Hernantes (violin), Fernando Garcia Calvo (violin), Valeria Hiraldo Cuevas (viola) and
Adriana Ruiz Rojo (Violoncello).
Location: Casa de Cultura. Organised by: Department of Culture. Price: 5 euros (ticket at Casa de Cultura).

8 pm Concert by choir of Virgen del Mar.
Location: Church of the Rosary. Organised by: Department of Culture.

Saturday, 19th December

12 noon Children Christmas concert by the Municipal Band of Fuengirola.
Program: The Incredible, Frozen, The Lion King, Highlights From Harry Potter, The Simpsons, A Disney Spectacular, Pirates of the Caribbean (M. Black Pearl) and The Pink Panther.
Location: Palacio de la Paz. Organised by: Department of Culture.

5 pm Guadebro Christmas party.
The residents of the Plaza Islas Baleares recreate a living nativity scene, singing a wide repertoire of carols, reciting poetry at birth and invite all attendees to taste typical Christmas sweets.
Place: Plaza Balearic Islands.
Organised by: Guadebro neighbours.

7 pm Musical performance of Crescendo Academy of Fuengirola.
Approximately 45 minutes.
Location: Fuengirola Town Museum.
Admission: No charge, to fill seats.
Organised by: Department of Festivities.

9 pm Juan de Juan, presents: Flamenco Madrid and Gospel choir “Salmos”.
It’s a show of tradition and modernity that plunges us into the depths of flamenco and gospel spirituals to emerge in a new music and dance whose rhythm is the heartbeat. An extraordinary artistic caste accompanied by Juan de Juan to bring the latest flamenco voices of the acclaimed gospel choir.
Location: Palacio de la Paz.
Prices: 15 to 20 euros.
Tickets: tel. 902488488 and www: entradas.com.

Monday, 21st December

5 pm Workshop: “Workshop Christmas decorations (3)”.
Location: Fuengirola Museum.
Those registered in the Padrónmay attend by making a prior registration in the Department of Festivals (phone: 952 589 378). Maximum 20 participants. Aimed at older than 16 years.This is No charge.

7.30 pm Christmas Concert “Pastoral Santa Fe”.
Location: Plaza González Anaya.
No charge. tasting of churros and chocolate.
Organised by: Department of Festivities.

Tuesday, December 22

7 pm Virginia Rico Musical Performance.
Approximately 45 minutes.
Location: Fuengirola Town Museum.
Admission: No charge, to fill seats.

8.30 pm Christmas concert. Municipal Band.

Repertoire:
- Mozart Concerto No. 3 tube.First move.
- Sparke Fantasy for euphonium.
- Gimini
- Glinka Vals fantasy.
- Capricho Spanish.
Location: Palacio de la Paz.
Organised by: Department of Culture.

Wednesday, 23rd December

From 22nd December until 4th January 2016. The ‘Royal Postman of the Three Wise Men’ will meet all the children who want to give him their letters.

The Royal Postman, sitting on a great throne of iron, located in the Central Plaza de la Constitución, will meet all the children in his African tent, handmade by real Berbers, complete with some traditional Berber pieces and carpets brought directly from the North of Africa. Bioparc Fuengirola has been commissioned to install the Berber tent (JaimaBerebere) in the centre of town.

Only by giving their letter to the Royal Postman, will children get their first Christmas gift; Bioparcs “Pase Verde” (No charge. entrance ticket) to visit the Fuengirola Zoo all year round.

Adults who would like to get their annual pass at this time will have better value than ever, since they only cost € 39.

Opening period: from 11.00 am to 3 pm and from 5 pm to 9.00 pm, 22nd December until 4th January (except 24th and 31st only in the morning and on 25th December and 1st January in the afternoon only)

5 pm Workshop “Making Christmas instruments.”
Location: Fuengirola Town Museum.
Only those registered on the Padrón may attend by making a prior registration in the Department of festivities (phone: 952 589 378). Maximum 20 participants. Aimed at children between 6 and 12 years. No charge.

8 pm Christmas bonfire
Location: Plaza de la Constitution.
Organised by: Department of Festivities.
The Great Bonfire Christmas is celebrated as the previous year in the Plaza of the Constitution, where we can enjoy the Pastoral Santa Fe de Los Boliches and the Choir of the Brotherhood of Rocio Fuengirola. all attendees will be able to enjoy chocolate and donuts will be provided. No charge.

Thursday, 24th December
Traditional Midnight Mass.
Will be celebrated in all the parishes of Fuengirola.
Except in Rocío parish that will be at 7.30 pm.

Saturday, 26th December

8 pm Concert “Fuengirola Hails Christmas” by Federico Gutiérrez Majadas.
Location: Rosario Parish Church.
Organised by: Department of Festivities.

Sunday, 27th December

7 pm Pastoral Concert of Santa Fe de Los Boliches.
No charge. tasting of donuts and chocolate.
Location: Plaza de Punta Umbria. Organised by: Department of Festivities.

Monday, 28th December

5 pm Workshop “Christmas Carols for Beginers.”
Location: Fuengirola Town Museum.
Only those on the Padrón may attend by making a prior registration in the Department of festivities
(phone: 952 589 378). Maximum 20 participants. For all audiences. This is No charge.

8 pm Musical performance of the Pastoral de Santiago.
No charge. tasting of donuts and chocolate.
Location: Plaza de la Hispanidad.
Organised by: Department of Festivities.

Tuesday, 29th December

5.30 pm Great Chocolate Bonaza
Those registered as retired and with membership cards, may collect their invitations from 14th until 23rd December from the Hogar Sociál de Puebla Lucia.
Location: Palacio de la Paz.
Organised by: Department of the Senior Citizens.

7pm Musical performance by Kiko Gutierrez and friends.
Approximately 45 minutes.
Location: Fuengirola Town Museum.
Admission: No charge, to fill seats.

Wednesday, 30th December

5 pm Workshop “Preparing the home for the arrival of the Magi”.
Location: Fuengirola Town Museum.
Only those on the Padrón may attend by making a prior registration in the Department of festivities
(phone: 952 589 378). Maximum 20 participants. Aimed at children between 6 and 12 years.
This is No charge.

8 pm Musical performance of the Choir of the Brotherhood of Rocio.
No charge. tasting of “buñuelos” and chocolate.
Location: Plaza de Los Marineros.
Organised by: Department of Festivities.

Thursday, 31st December

11 pm Grand New Year’s Eve Party.
To say goodbye to 2015, Plaza de España will host a big party with a magnificent spectacle of musical entertainment by Orchestra Punto y Aparte.
During the party goodie bags, containing confetti, party blowers, party hats, etc. will be handed out. With free cider tasting and lucky grapes
Organised by: Department of Festivities.

New Year’s Eve party
Location: Hogar del Complejo Etola
Organised by: Department of the Senior Citizens.

Saturday, 2nd January

12 noon Recepción del Paje Real.
Location: Square Children and Plaza de la Hispanidad.

5 pm Children’s party.
Hermandad del Rocío de Fuengirola.
Place: Casa Hermandad del Rocío (fair ground).

5.30 Reception of the Royal Postman.
Location: Plaza del Carmen in Los Boliches and in the Hogar de Los Pacos
Organised by: Department of Festivities.
The evening will be livened up by the children’s entertainment group “Pirates in distress”.

Sunday, 3rd January

6 pm Kings of Fuengirola Gala TV.
Location: Palacio de la Paz
Admission, only with an invitation.



Monday, 4th January

11 am Grand Medieval Festival.
Avenida Condes de San Isidro, will be closed to traffic from now.
Location: Avenida Condes de San Isidro, Calle San antonio y Plaza Reyes Católicos.

Tuesday, 5th January

4 pm Sees the arrival to Fuengirola, of Their Majesties the Magi from the East.
Their Majesties, the Kings Magi arrive in Fuengirola by helicopter. After being greeted in the “Elola”
Social and Sports Complex, they will ride in the traditional parade of fantasy and dreams, starting
from C/ Mallorca.

5 pm Grand Cavalcade of Their Majesties the Kings Magi.
The parade will feature 25 floats and a new wonderland musical atmosphere.
Like every year, a group of Bedouins will escort the floats of the King and Queen.
Organised by: Department of Festivities.

The route: C/ Mallorca, Avda.de Mijas, Avda.Juan Gómez “Juanito” , C/ Camilo Jose Cela, C/ Molino
del Viento, Avda.Condes de San Isidro, Avda. Matias Saenz de Tejada, Avda. Ramon y Cajal, and Avda. de
Los Boliches (ending at the monument to the victims of terrorism).

NOTE
Please note, the Fuengirola City Council, organiser of the program, reserves the right to modify, suspend and/or cancel the previous mentioned activities without notice, at any time.

 


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