Christmas in Escaldes-Engordany

CHRISTMAS 2018 INESCALDES-ENGORDANY

30 from November - 06 from January

The Christmas celebrations at Escaldes-Engordany offer a range of activities for everyone.

Christmas 2018 inescaldes-engordany

Christmas 2018 in Escaldes-Engordany

Switching on the Christmas lights
The traditional ceremony of switching on the Christmas lights will take place on Plaça Coprínceps, where there will be hot chocolate and other surprises for adults and children alike. Friday 30 November at 6 p.m.

Over 40 years lighting up Christmas
A historical exhibition of the Escaldes-Engordany Christmas lights, from the ‘60s until today, to celebrate the parish’s fortieth birthday. With photos, documents and interviews to take a look back at the Christmas lights from the ‘60s, ‘70s, ‘80s, ‘90s, 2000s and the present day. The street lights on Avinguda del Fener will display ‘80s Christmas designs reworked for the occasion. From 30 November 2018 until 6 January 2019 on Avinguda del Fener, Escaldes-Engordany. 

Gospel night
The Parish Council’s gospel concert has become a Christmas tradition. This year’s edition will take place at Sant Pere Màrtir Church and will feature the “Charleston Gospel Voices” group, as part of the nineteenth Greats of Gospel Festival. Thursday 6 December at 9:30 p.m. Ticket price: €5.

Living Nativity Scene
Escaldes-Engordany has restored its tradition of putting on a Living Nativity Scene. This year marks the fifth edition of the event, and features more than 120 actors continuing with the tradition first established by Esteve Albert over 50 years ago. The performances will take place in the upper area of the parish, with two shows on both 15 and 16 December. Find all the detailed information at this link.

Father Christmas comes to town
Father Christmas will parade through the streets of Escaldes-Engordany on Christmas Eve from 5 p.m. His final destination is Plaça Coprínceps, where he will collect all of the children’s letters.

Midnight mass
Midnight mass will take place on Christmas Eve in Sant Pere Màrtir Church. In keeping with tradition, attendees will be offered mulled wine and cake as they leave the church.

More information:
Escaldes-Engordany Tourist Office. (+376) 890 881; oficinaturisme@e-e.adhttp://www.e-e.ad/

Organisation: Escaldes-Engordany Parish Council and Tourism Development Agency

Location and contact

(+376) 890 881

oficinaturisme@e-e.ad