Children's events, Festivals and traditions

Christmas 2023 in Sant Julià de Lòria

From 01-12-2023 to 29-12-2023

Location and contact

Contact us

(+376) 744 045

Enjoy this exciting time of the year!

Turning on the Christmas lights 
Friday 1 December at 7:00 pm at Plaça de la Germandat, accompanied by the show “ON/OFF” by the Líquid Dansa dance troupe.

Santa Llúcia Fair
Plaça de la Germandat and the Lauredià Cultural and Congress Centre are set to host Santa Llúcia Fair on 1, 2 and 3 December. As in previous years, there will be traditional stalls selling crafts and Christmas decorations alongside storytelling for children, musical performances and other activities, with plenty of activities for all the family.

Father Christmas’s Postbox
Children will be able to leave their letters in Father Christmas’s postbox, which will be placed in the lobby of the Sant Julià de Lòria University Library - Fàbrica Reig Museum from Monday 18 to Friday 22 December. 

Visit from Father Christmas and his Elves*
Father Christmas will welcome the children on 24 December from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm at the Town Hall.
*Advance booking is required at Priority will be given to children from the parish up to 11 years of age. 

Midnight Mass
On Christmas Eve, Midnight Mass will be held at midnight in the church of Sant Julià and Sant Germà. 

The Caga Tió
On Tuesday 26 December at midday, Plaça de la Germandat will welcome ‘Caga tío Gegant’ (based on a Catalan tradition where children place a blanket over a Christmas log and later beat it to extract the gifts inside), arranged by the company Bitxicleta.

Els Pastorets (‘The Little Shepherds’) 2023-24
To celebrate the 30th year of this traditional event, an immersive audio-visual experience has been prepared by Blit Studio which will take us on a journey through the history of the 29 previous Els Pastorets, which is based on the play by Josep Maria Folch i Torres. The screenings will take place on 26, 27, 28, 29 and 30 December and 2, 3, 4 and 6 January 2024, in the Sergi Mas Hall in the Town Hall, with the first showing at 6:00 pm and the second showing at 8:00 pm. Tickets cost €3 and children under 11 years old go free.
Tickets on sale at, or over the phone at (+376) 744 044.

Sant Silvestre Fun Run
The popular Christmas fun run will be held on 29 December this year, with a number of different categories to choose from. Find out more at:

Further information 
Sant Julià de Lòria Tourist Information Office. Tel.: (+376) 744 045;

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