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Christmas Fair brings festive feast to Guia streets

From November 25 until January 7, “Guia Natal” returns to the streets of Guia with entertainment for the whole family.

The “Guia Natal” programme is back, promising to sweeten and liven up the Christmas season in the parish of Guia. The initiative includes a Christmas Market, an extra-long Street Nativity Scene, and lots of entertainment, especially for children, as well as exclusive gifts and Christmas delicacies.

From November 25 until January 7, the “Street Nativity Scene” returns. With its approximately 30 figurines, this Nativity Scene created by renowned sculptor Toin Adams, once again, stretches for more than 300 meters between the Main Church and the Hermitage of Nossa Senhora da Guia, revealing several nativity scenes.

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This weekend of November 25 and 26, the centre of town comes to life with the Christmas Market, offering a wide range of experiences for the whole family. From Christmas lights and decorations to entertainment, crafts, food stalls selling seasonal delicacies, inflatables, carousels, Santa’s grotto and a Christmas train, the event provides an excellent opportunity for young and old to get together.

The Christmas Market, featuring over 50 exhibitors, is ideal for buying personalised and unique gifts and tasting seasonal specialities and sweet treats sold by local parish associations.

Entry to the event is free, as is all the entertainment available.

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November 25

16h00 – Oriental Dances

17h00 – Father Christmas and Company

18h00 – Fire Show with Sofia Brito

19h00 – Music with Valter Cabrita

22h00 – Performance by DJ Nuno Silva

November 26

14h00 – Doors Open

15h00 – Father Christmas Parade with the Fire Brigade Fanfare

16h00 – Performance by the Rhythmic Gymnastics section of the Guia Football Club

16h30 – Oriental Dance Show

17h00 – Father Christmas and Company

18h00 – Fire Show with Sofia Brito

19h00 – Closing