This December Gibraltar has a vast selection of incredible events, productions and Christmas festivities for all the family to enjoy! Here are a few that we have selected especially for you…
A Midsummer Night’s Dream: 1st December
The Thirteen Cats company have adapted the Shakespearean classic into a fun and magical comedy for all ages. The gothic storyline will transport you into a fantasy world where anything is possible.
Experience the dream of a summer night.
For more information or to book, please click here.
Christmas Fun Fair Attractions: 1st December – 12th January
Enjoy the festive activities and attractions that Gibraltar has to offer this Christmas with the Christmas Fun Fair. Join the thrill seekers on the rides, indulge in a tasty hot chocolate and get yourself and your family in the Christmas spirit.
For more info, please visit the Visit Gibraltar website.
Christmas Market: 1st – 24th December
Everyone enjoys a good Christmas Market and this year Gibraltar has it all. From the trinket and gift stalls to festive foods from all around, this market has you covered. Get into the festive spirit with a hot drink around the Christmas tree in the square.
For more information, please visit the event’s page.
Cinderella & the Glass Slippers: 6th December
Cinderella is a young orphan girl who is forced to be the maid for her stepmother and stepsisters. The young girl loves to dance and each night she falls asleep dreaming of dance, her mother, and glass slippers.
Will she ever reach her dreams?
For more info and tickets, please click here.
The Origin of Ice, a Tribute to Frozen: 6th December
The climate is changing, and ice is disappearing! In a heroic attempt to fix the problem, Julia has decided to investigate the origin of ice. Along her travels she discovers the legend of a princess with the power to create ice and snow in a story told by a snowman.
Will Julia find the princess before all hope is lost?
To see the production’s full details, please click here.
Extraordinary Christmas Concert: 21st December
A music icon from the Baroque period, Bach, perfectly combines vitality and drama, agitation and solemnity. The BVW 1052 concert gives the piano his power of music and magic of the unimaginable.
Find out more by clicking here.
Christmas Concert: 21st December
The concert begins with a piece by English composer E. Elgar, before a performance of the famous ‘Gloria’ by A. Vivaldi. The audience will then hear a rendition of ‘Exultate Jubilate’, a work that Mozart composed on his trip to Italy. The Teatro Villamarta Choir, directed by José Ramón Hernández Bellido and Ana Belén Ortega Vilches, will then close the show.
For full event details, please click here.
New Year Concert: 30th December
Formed by the best musicians from national orchestras of Moldova, Ukraine, Romania and Spain, the European Symphony will be serenading you this New Year’s Eve.
For full details visit the theatre page.
Manu Sanchez: ‘The Great Emigrant’: 6th-7th December
Humourist and actor, Manu Sanchez, is back again with his new show "El Gran Emigrante". From pungent humour to social criticism and satire politics, El Gran Emigrante is a must-see at the theatres this December. The show will begin at nine o ‘clock at night and tickets will be selling from 18 to 22 euros each at Florida theatre, Algeciras.
Find out more about El Gran Emigrant on the event’s website.
Javier Ruibal: 20th December
Javier Ruibal, a musician and songwriter of the flamenco genre, is returning to Gibraltar for his new concert. After 30 years of being in the trade, this award-winning musician has been described as ‘creative and different’ by the famous Jose Manuel Caballero. The concert will be located at the Gramola Room, Algeciras, and Ruibal will be performing from 10pm. Tickets will be selling tickets from 18-23 euros.
The Christmas Story Musical: 26th December
Showing at Florida Theatre, Algecircas, the Christmas Story is one of the many novels written by renowned British writer, Charles Dickens. Cristian Alcaraz and Celia Dolci will be bringing the classic to life on the 26th December 2019 at 6pm. Tickets are selling for only 15 euros.
Make your holiday even more special and visit the Christmas Story Musical event page for more information.
Annie, The Musical: 29th December
After winning 7 Tony Awards and 3 Grammy awards, Annie, the musical is finally back! The hugely successful musical has returned to the Florida Theatre, Algerciras, for the 29th December. Translated into over 20 different languages and showing an incredible 1,000 shows, Annie has reached more than 1 million views in Spain.
Treat your family this Christmas and visit Annie, the Musical’s event page.
Chapter of Jerez: 6th December
In need of some ideas for this December? Why not take a trip to Juan Luis Galiardo Theatre for the anticipated ‘Chapter of Jerez’ on the 6th December 2019.
Miguel Flores (‘El Capullo de Jerez’), was born on the 3rd April 1954, in the Santiago de Jerez de la Frontera neighborhood. Despite originally wanting to be a soccer player, Flores soon began his artistic career through the Flamenco Thursdays – where he started acting in 1985, in the Madrid tablaos of ‘La Venta el Gato’ and ‘Los canasteros’. Chapter of Jerez will start from 9pm and tickets will be selling for only 15 euros per person.
Find out more information on the Juan Luis Galiardo Theatre page.
VI Belen Viviente De San Roque: 14th – 15th December
Get into the festive spirit this December at Santa Maria La Coronada and Plaza de Arms. Join over 200 people in the celebration of the birth of Christ on the V Living Bethlehem. From craft shops, dancing and music to the main Birth scene, there will be lots to fill your time with from the 14th to the 15th December.
Don’t be a scrooge and take part this Christmas! Visit the Europastar website for more information.
December Rate - VII IBERIAN ROUTE OF RATE: 5th – 9th December
VII Iberian Route of Rate (the December Bridge) has become known as the ‘bridge of the Iberian’ and is the bridge of the Constitution on the national territory. From the 5th to the 9th December, the seventh edition of the Iberian route will take part in 25 bars and restaurant kitchens registered for the event. The event is supported by the Gastronomic Association of Tarifa, the City Council and the Association of Businessmen. There will also be a raffle amongst participants, with 3 prizes of 300 euros to be won!
Find out more about the December Bridge on the VII Iberian Route of Rate Facebook page.
BELÉN VIVIENTE DE TARIFA 2019: 13th – 15th December
Belen Viviente de Tarifa will be arriving this December at Moral District, Rate. The Moral neighbourhood’s courtyards, street networks, and portals will be transformed for hosting different scenes. The event will take place from the 13th to the 15th of December, with visiting hours from six in the afternoon to nine o'clock at night – excluding Sundays.
Join everyone this December and visit the Belen Viviente de Tarifa event page.