Christmas day everywhere in Spain

Tuesday, 25th December, 2018

National holiday across Spain - but don't forget that the celebrations continue until January 6th. In some countries, gifts are exchanged on Christmas Eve, or on Christmas Day, but in Spain, the gifts are kept back for the more logical date of the 6th of January, when gifts were given to the holy child....

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Dia de Los Inocentes everywhere in Spain

Friday, 28th December, 2018

This day remembers the day that the young children were murdered in Bethlehem in an attempt to catch the Christ child. It may seem a little bizarre celebrating this event in such a way, but on this day, jokes are played on the "innocents" - the same things that happens on April 1st in so many countries....

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New Years Day everywhere in Spain

Tuesday, 1st January, 2019

The first day of the year is a national holiday - "start as you mean to go on!"

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Three Kings Procession everywhere in Spain

Saturday, 5th January, 2019

Every village and every city in Spain celebrates the Three Kings (or the Three Wise Men, as they are sometimes known in the UK). In the evening, a procession goes through the village or city. Gifts, in the form of boiled sweets, are thrown to the crowds, and children young and old scrabble about for the gift....

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Events after Thursday, 31st January, 2019 will appear in due course