Murcia Christmas Activities
There are lots of exciting activities and events in Murcia during the 2019/20 Christmas season throughout the city.
Grand Christmas Tree
This is located in the Plaza Circular and has activities everyday for the children. It has a 10 minute audio visual display everyday from the 1st December to the 6th January at 20:00 and 21:30 and a preformance most evenings.
This is located in the Palacio Episcopal in the main Cathedral Square. It is open during the following hours from the 8th December until the 6th January:
Monday to Friday 09:00-13:30 & 17:00-22:00
Saturdays, Sundays & Fiestas: 10:00-13:30 & 17:00-22:00
Christmas Eve & New Years Eve: 09:00-13:30
This is located in the Gloriets de Espania and is open from the 15th December to the 3rd January. It has a projection show everyday at 19:00 and 21:30.
Thursday 5th December
19:30 Switch on of the Christmas Lights starting from the Plaza de Constitucion
Saturday 7th December
18:30 Switch on of the Christmas Tree in the Plaza Circular
Sunday 15th December
10:30 Choirs Meeting in the Plaza Belluga followed by concerts in the different plazas of the cities at 12:00
Friday 20th December
19:30 Christmas Rock Concert in the Plaza Belluga
21:00 El Mesias de Haendel in the Cathedral by the Orquesta Sinfonica de la UCAM
Saturday 21st December
18:00 Father Christmas arrives into the Plaza Belluga
19:00 Father Christmas Parade from Plaza Belluga along Calle Salzillo, Traperia finishing in Plaza Santa Domingo
Tuesday 24th December
12:00 Grand Father Christmas Parade. Route: C/ Proclamación, Sacerdotes Hermanos Cerón, Alameda de Colón, Av. Canalejas, Puente Viejo, Pza. Martínez Tornel, C/ Tomás Maestre, Glorieta de España, C/ Arenal, Cardenal Belluga, Pza. Apóstoles, Isidoro de la Cierva, Pza Cetina, Alejandro Séiquer, Plaza Santo Domingo, C/ Santa Clara
Monday 31st December
23:30 New Years Eve party and ringing of the Cathedral bells in the Glorieta de Espana.
Friday 3rd Jaunary & Saturday 4th January
19:00 & 20:00 Spectacular Laser Show in the Plaza de Belluga
Sunday 5th January
10:00 Roscons (3,000 Christmas Biscuits) plus presents and prizes will be given out in the Glorieta de Espana
12:30 Welcoming of the Three Kings at the Town Hall
18:00 Three Kings Parade. Route: Avda. San Juan de la Cruz, Torre de Romo, Alameda de Colón, Gran Vía Salzillo, Pza. Circular, Alfonso X el Sabio finishing on Avda. Gutiérrez Mellado. They finish at the nativity scene where they make a symbolic offering of their gifts as well as collecting the present cards which have been written by the children from the post box in the Plaza Santo Domingo