We are at the beginning of December and Christmas is already taking center stage in Benalmádena. The schedule of cultural leisure activities grows every day in number and alternatives, offering Benalmadena families numerous leisure options without having to leave the city. To the different appointments, free of charge, scheduled by the City Council in collaboration with associations and entities of the city, we must also add the initiatives launched by the private sector that promote whatever, the day of the holiday calendar, Benalmádena have endless events to choose from.
From yesterday until next January 2, from 12 noon to midnight, in the Plaza Pueblo Sol the Christmas playground will be active and every Thursday will be Children’s Day.
Today Friday, next to the House of Culture, theChristmas market opens, which will have a schedule from 10.00 to 22.00. In this same location, this afternoon at 5:00 p.m. a children’s entertainment and magic show will be offered.
An hour later, at 6:00 p.m. and until 8:30 p.m., the Christmas town is inaugurated in the Puerto Deportivo.
This Saturday, the 4th, at5:00 p.m. the magicreturns for the enjoyment of young and old on the Avenida de la Constitución, next to the House of Culture and on Sunday, this show will be held at 12.00.
On Monday, December 6, this stage changes its protagonist and magic takes over for a Clown humor show at 5:00 p.m., which will also repeat on Tuesday 7, in the same location but at 5:30 p.m. An hour later, at 6.30 pm, the Benalmádena marina will hold the Al son de as Soles concert at Christmas.
On Tuesday, December 7, in addition to thelighting of the Christmas lights, the Municipal Nativity Scene, installed in the House of Culture, will also be inaugurated at 5:30 p.m.
On Wednesday, December 8, the Clown humor children’s entertainment show returns at 12 noonon Constitution Avenue, next to the House of Culture, where the Christmas market will continue to be active.
The Arroyo de la Miel Public Library proposes for the December 9decorate your home with a Christmas craft made in the library with the children’s workshop Do it yourself!. This initiative is focused on developing the creative potential of children between 8 and 12 years old. Places are limited, so you have to register either at the library itself or by calling 952 57 41 51.
The Friday, December 10th, Benalmadenses will be able to enjoy at 5.30 pm of a “great snowfall” next to the House of Culture and at 7.30 pmat the House of Culture of Benalmádena Pueblo, the Dance students of the Municipal School of Music and Dance will offer a Spanish dance performance.
Christmas activities on Friday will continue at8:30 p.m. in the Plaza de Pueblo Sol, with Candelá Navideña, a performance by choirs and dance academies, organized by the Brotherhood of Rocío de Arroyo de la Miel and the City Council.
The Saturday, day 11, the Arroyo de la Miel Public Librarycelebrates from 12.00 hours, its traditional Tales before Christmas, in which attendees will enjoy stories about Christmas magic from the company Piruleta Teatro and the story In Search of the Magi. Places are limited so you have to register in advance at the library itself or by calling 952 57 41 51.
In Benalmádena Pueblo, on Saturday the 11th will be the Santa Claus Party. From 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. there will be a Santa Claus parade, from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., the Christmas town and from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. the bubble show.
In Arroyo de la Miel, at 12 noon, a Charanga will be held, a children’s entertainment next to the House of Culture, which will host a “great snowfall”in the afternoon at 5.30 pm.
In the Plaza de la Mezquita, at 8:00 p.m., you will enjoy the traditional flamenco zambombá ‘Let’s go to Bethlehem’, which will feature performances by prestigious artists Flamenco artists such as Bonela Jr., Tamara Jérez, El Morta, Eduardo Bandera, Manuel de la Curra and Andrés Cansino in a show where flamenco carols, classic and popular, humor and nostalgia will be the protagonists.
On Sunday, December 12, also in the Plaza de la Mezquita the Fiesta de Santa Claus will be celebrated in Arroyo de la Miel. From 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. there will be the parade, from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. the Christmas town and from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. the pomp show. In between, at 5:00 p.m., the “big snowfall” will return to the Avenida de la Constitución, next to the Casa de la Cultura.
On Monday, the 13th, and on Wednesday, the 15th, the students of the Municipal School of Theater will perform at 6:00 p.m. at the House of Culture of Benalmádena Pueblo.
On Wednesday, the 15th, at 6:30 p.m., and on Thursday 16, at 6:00 p.m. the Music Christmas Festival will be held at El Bil Bil Castleby the students of the Benalmádena Municipal School of Music. On Friday, the 17th,there will also be a Christmas concert at6.30 pm.
That same day, but in the morning, it can be enjoyed on the Avenida de la Constitución, next to the House of Culture, of the House of Wishes, during business hours 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. This activity will be active until December 19.
On Saturday, December 18, at 7:00 p.m., in the Montebello car park in Benalmádena Pueblo, the Antonio de Verónica Saray Cortés y Familia flamenco Zambombá will be held. And at8.30 pm, in theparish of the Immaculate Conception, the City of Benalmádena Choirwill offer the Christmas concert Singing by the Cradle.
The Sunday, December 19,at 4:00 p.m. in the Gardens of the Wall of Benalmádena Pueblo, will wear the Living nativity scene, made by the neighbors in collaboration with the local School of Dance and Theater and organized by the Santo Domingo de Guzmán parish and Catechists of Benalmádena Pueblo in collaboration with the City Council.
On Monday, the 20th at 6:00 p.m., at the Benalmádena Pueblo House of Culture you will be able to enjoy Dance, dance and ballet thanks to the students of modern dance, dance in pairs and ballet from the Municipal School of Music and Dance.
On the other hand, El Bil Bil Castle, at 6.30 pm, will offer theChristmas Music Festival, a concert by the students of the Municipal School of Music, which will also repeat performance on Tuesday 21 and Wednesday 22, with the same time and location .
Dance will also be the protagonist on Tuesday, December 21, with a performance at 7.30 pm at the House of Culture of Benalmádena Pueblo by the students of the Municipal School of Music and Dance.
On Thursday, December 23, he will arrive at the House of Culture of Benalmádena Pueblo, at 7:00 p.m., Cinderella at Christmas, an opera-tale by Pauline Viardot. Attendees will pay a collaboration of 2 euros for social associations of Benalmádena and the withdrawal of entry can be made from the 22nd at the Casa de la Cultura from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., and the Thursday, December 23, one hour before the show.
On Thursday there will also be flamenco Zambombá From Malaga to Belén. It will be at 7:00 p.m. in the Kaleido car park in the Port of Benalmádena and, directed by Manuel de Curra, will feature Antonio Luque Canito, José Manuel Fernández, Delia Membrive, Aroa Soto, Rocío Cabreras, Luis Salao, Juan Manuel, Rubén Lara and Nane Luke.
On the eve of Christmas, on December 24, Santa’s Christmas train will run from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Benalmádena Pueblo and from 12:15 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Arroyo de la Miel.
On Monday, December 27, at 12 noon, the Tartana Teatro company arrives at the Benalmádena Pueblo House of Culture with the play Rossini in the Kitchen. Ticket withdrawal can be done one hour before the show and will cost 2 euros to collaborate with social associations in Benalmádena.
The Tuesday, the 28th at 12 noon,the House of Culture of Benalmádena Pueblo will host the Angeles de Trapo company that will delight attendees with Hidden in the fountain,and whose conditions for the tickets will be the same as those of the play held the day before.
On Wednesday 29, at this same location and time, it will be the turn of the work Invisibles,by the company Violà Producciones Artísticos.
On the last day of 2021, onDecember 31 at 11:30 p.m., the Arroyo de la Miel New Year’s Eve Party will begin in the Plaza de la Mezquita, which will beenlivened by the Rompeolas and Aboreá orchestra. At the same time, its counterpart will begin in Benalmádena Pueblo, which will feature the groups Nuevo día and Los papitos by Antonio Bernabé.
On Sunday, January 2, there will be the Great Royal Mailman party in the Plaza de Andalucía-calle Real. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the little ones will be able to deliver their letter to the royal page, who will send it to the Three Kings of the East. The party will feature animation, games and a photo booth with free custom photo printing.
In the afternoon, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., the royal page will becollecting the letters from the children in the Plaza de la Mezquita, where there will also be the same leisure and entertainment activities as those developed throughout the morning in Plaza Andalucía. .
OnJanuary 5, the Three Wise Men from the East disembark at 10:00 am at the Benalmádena marina. There they will be received by the mayor, Víctor Navas, and local authorities. Once the reception is over, their Majesties from the East will tour the streets of Benalmádena in convertible cars.
This year theparade will be static and will focus on a great party so that children and adults can enjoy this magical day and see the Three Kings, but in a more controlled way. According to municipal sources, we will be able to be closer than ever to the Three Wise Men and we will enjoy a great setting with decorated floats and animation shows and of course, their majesties from the East will distribute sweets and the odd gift.
The static parade will be inBenalmádena Pueblo and in Arroyo de la Miel (in Plaza Pueblo Sol) from 12:00 to 14:30 and the reception of the Three Wise Men will be from 16:00 to 21:30.