For 2023, the Palma Christmas light switch-on will be held on Thursday 23 November. This will coincide with the Black Friday Sales starting in Mallorca on the following day.
Christmas Markets 2023
Plaza Mayor, Plaza Mercat, La Rambla and the Park of the Stations (moved this year from Placa Espana). These will be open from the end of November into January 2024. These are the Palma Christmas Markets.
You will also find great Christmas markets in Port Adriano and Portals Nous.
Nativity Scenes in Mallorca
If you are visiting Mallorca at Christmas, check out the nativity scenes or “belens” (Bethlehems) which are on display in the Town Halls, Churches and many local house Entradas, in all towns and villages in Mallorca. Building nativity scenes or “belens”, is the reproduction with figures, of the Christmas narrative according to the Gospel. The nativity scene is a very popular set of removable figures to decorate houses and churches in December and January. Many of the figures have been in families for generations and are a very important part of the celebrations.
Palma will have a full Christmas and New Year Programme published soon.
Every Town and many villages will have their own plans for Christmas Lights Switch on and a programme of events. In Soller this all starts around 10th December 2023. Programme yet to be published.
Christmas at Son Amar
Open weekends in December plus the Bank Holidays of
This extraordinary Christmas market in Mallorca will be open on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in December, plus Tuesday, December 5th, and Wednesday, December 6th. The Christmas market will feature over 25 stalls, offering everything from unique Christmas gifts to enchanting decorations, this is set to be Mallorca’s best Christmas market yet.
Adding more sparkle to the Christmas atmosphere, the Son Amar fountains will be surrounded by a skating rink. So, lace up your skates and glide through the beauty of wintry scenes that will make your Christmas feel like a classic holiday film.
The weather in December is often gorgeous with sunny days and cool evenings. The long-range forecast for December 2023 gives a wet start to December then sunshine all the way to the new year.
Hope this answers some of the Christmas questions you have been asking. We will update the information with events as we get to hear of them.
Happy Christmas Planning