Believe it or not it is that time of year again. Yes, Christmas has sneaked up on us yet again. There will be a number of Christmas markets happening along the coast from now until late December. I have included a few of the markets and as I receive more information  I will post updates. The first Christmas market is this weekend and is probably the largest of the markets.

Caritas Christmas Market

Over 120 stalls of food, crafts, decorations, antiques, homemade cakes & cookies, a restaurant, a cafeteria, a bodeguita (wine bar) and a bouncy castle & tombola for the children.

Date: November 12th, 13th, 14th & 15th

Time: 11:00 – 22.00

Location: Palacio de Congresos, Marbella


Aloha College Christmas Bazaar

International food fair, raffles, stalls, chocolate tombola, performances, Father Christmas

Date: November 28th

Time: 11.00-16.00

Location: Aloha College, Nueva Andalucia


AAA – Christmas Bazaar

Date: December 13th

Time: 11.00 – 17.30

Location: Palacio de Congresos, Marbella

Registration: FREE if your 2 – legged, 8€ 4 – legged


La Virginia Christmas Market

Date: December 13th

Time: 11 – 18.00

Location: Urb. La Virginia, Marbella


Christmas Market with the Lions Club of Marbella

Date: November 21st & 22nd

Time: 14.00-19.00

Location: Marbella Golf Country Club
Salida de los Monteros, Ctra. de Cádiz Km188


ADANA – Association for the Rights of Abandoned Animals

Date: Saturday, November 22nd

Time: 10:00 – 16:00

Location: Palaco de Congresos, Estepona

They will have a number of stalls and therefore, need the following items:
• Plants
• Good quality clothing for the ‘Posh Frocks’ stand
• Good quality second hand towels/doggie items (eg. beds, toys, collars etc.)
• Cakes for the café (a lot)
• Cava & tapas (for the cava and tapas bar)
• Prizes for the tombola (alcohol, chocolates, good quality beauty products etc.)
• Bran Tub prizes (sweets, dog treats, jewellery, cash and anything that fits inside a plastic ball measuring 3″ (7.62cm) across x 3.5″ (8.89cm)


They need the following volunteers:

• To set up tables and chairs

• To attend the stalls

• At 16.00 to clean the hall

• Face painters for children