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Lagoa prepares month-long Christmas celebrations

Starting November 30, Christmas-themed activities and entertainment will be held across the Municipality to entertain and delight “kids” of all ages.

The Municipality of Lagoa is preparing “the biggest Christmas ever” with a vast programme for children and adults, including an ice rink, carousels, Christmas fairs across the Municipality, musical shows, walks, nativity scenes, streetparties and lots of children’s entertainment.

Lagoa will host its Christmas celebrations between November 30 and December 30 on the Carlos do Carmo Municipal Auditorium square, the Christmas epicentre of the Municipality.

The square will feature an ice rink, carousels, Santa’s grotto, shows for children and seniors, and musical shows for everyone. The activities will be open to the public from Monday to Friday, between 14h00 and 19h00, on Saturdays from 10h00 to 21h00 and Sundays from 10h00 to 19h00.

On Fridays, there will be shows at 15h30 for the senior community. On Saturdays, at 18h00, musical performances and on Sundays, at 15h30, children’s entertainment. Entry is free, as is using the carousels and ice rink.

Next weekend, Ferragudo will host Artenata on the Largo Rainha D. Leonor. The oldest Christmas fair in the Municipality will feature various crafts, delicious delicacies, seasonal food, and plenty of entertainment.

On December 7, 8, 9 and 10, the city of Lagoa will host the Lagoa Christmas Fair on the Largo do Auditorio Municipal Carlos do Carmo, with more than 20 exhibitors, a parade of more than 600 Fathers Christmases and lots of children’s entertainment.

On the 8, 9 and 10, Christmas will also arrive in Porches with a Christmas Fair in the town’s urban centre with over15 exhibitors selling the best regional products, the opportunity to participate in a “Reindeer Walk”, beautiful Christmas lights and lots of entertainment.

The following weekend (15, 16 and 17), a Christmas Fair will take place in Carvoeiro, next to the Chapel of Nossa Senhora da Encarnação, and in Estômbar, in the municipal garden. On the 21, 22 and 23, it will be Parchal‘s turn to hold a Christmas Fair.

The city of Lagoa will also host a unique and highly successful event, the “Living Statues”. The show will take place on December 15, between 14h30 and 17h30, and on the 16th, between 10h00 and 13h00, on the Rua 25 de Abril.

The Carlos do Carmo Municipal Auditorium will also host a Christmas concert by the Algarve Jazz Orchestra on December 16 at 19h00, and the Municipal Library of Lagoa will host various Christmas-themed performances, namely plays, such as “Luminous Elves” on December 9 between 10h30 and 11h30.

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