1st December 2015
is preparing for Christmas as the first door of Advent
calendars across the municipality is prised open
to reveal its goodies and the Ayuntamiento has detailed
its own special gifts to the town to encourage the festive
spirit. Christmas decorations are soon to be put up
across the three nuclei of Xàbia including three
large Christmas trees in the historic centre, the port
and the Arenal whilst activities are being planned especially
for the youngest members of the community.
Departments of Economic Development and of Fiestas have
got together to create a festive ambiance across the
town and create a special programme for the children
such as the collection of letters by not only the Three
Kings but also by Father Christmas. The town is to be
decorated, not only to bring the festive spirit to its
residents but also to encourage visitors to come to
Xàbia during the Christmas period.
Christmas trees are being erected in front of the Ayuntamiento
de Xàbia, in the Paseo del Tenista David Ferrer
in the Arenal and on the promenade along the Playa de
la Grava in front of Bar Clavo. These trees will be
around eight metres tall with natural pine branches
and will be illuminated.
the Arenal, Christmas lights are being installed along
the promenade and on the roundabouts whilst in the historic
centre there will be lights in the Plaça de l'Esglèsia,
the perimeter roads of Ronda Norte, Avenida Principe
d'Asturias and Ronda Sur, on municipal buildings such
as the Ayuntamiento and the Mercat Municipal as well
as in main streets and squares.
a country where the Three Kings are the ones who bear
gifts for the children, the recent incursion of Father
Christmas has prompted the Ayuntamiento to invite him
to visit to all three nuclei to collect any letters
from the children. His schedule begins on Thursday 17th
December in the Paseo del Tenista David Ferrer and will
continue on the morning on Friday 18th December in the
historic centre and in the afternoon of the same day
in the port.
royal pages of the Three Kings will also be visiting
Xàbia to collect letters from the children, firstly
on Tuesday 29th December inside the Mercat Municipal
and then on Saturday 2nd January at the church of Loreto
in the port. As usual, the Kings themselves will be
visited the town, arriving by fishing boat during the
early evening of Tuesday January 5th for the traditional
parade through the streets. This year they have been
promised some changes to previous editions and more
details will be revealed soon.
weekend, the festive season kicks off with the Christmas
Craft Fair and Shopping X-Days campaign in the historic
centre of Xàbia.
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