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Plaza de Chamberí

25 November, 6pm

On Saturday 25 November, we invite you to come to Plaza de Chamberí to welcome Christmas with us with a light and music show that starts at 7pm and will help us celebrate the arrival of this special holiday season.

A group of Christmas elves and other activities will liven things up starting from 6pm, keeping the little ones entertained as they wait for Christmas to begin in the district.

The light and sound display will be held every day from 25 November to 7 January at 6pm, 7pm, 8pm and 9pm.



Calle de Fuencarral, from Glorieta de Quevedo to Glorieta de Bilbao

23 December, 6pm

Come welcome Christmas with us! Parading before us along this stretch of the street we’ll see all sorts of Christmas characters on foot and on stilts, firework displays with little silver stars and lights, and more.

We’ll also be able to get close to an array of Christmas characters who will bring music and colour to the street with balls, juggling and confetti all over the place.

In addition, there will be a tent with a thousand balloons on sticks which we will give out to all of the children who come to see us.



Las Veredas Choir. 12 December, 6pm

Church of El Perpetuo Socorro, No. 14 Calle de Manuel Silvela


Gospel&Friends. 16 December, 12.15pm

Plaza de Chamberí


Galileo Choir. 18 December, 6pm

Santa Engracia Day Centre


Rondalla Santa Engracia. 19 December, 11am

Antonio Mingote Day Centre. No. 45 Calle Vallehermoso


Forma Antiqva - Classical 18th century Baroque music. 19 December, 8.30pm

Church of Nuestra Señora del Perpetuo Socorro, No. 14 Calle Manuel Silvela


Niño Josele – Christmas Eve Flamenco Mass

Flamenco fusion. 20 December, 8.30pm

Church of Nuestra Señora del Perpetuo Socorro, No. 14 Calle Manuel Silvela


Aldebarán Choir. 20 December, 8pm

Basilica of Nuestra Señora de la Milagrosa, No. 45 Calle García de Paredes


Rondalla Santa Engracia. 21 December, 11am

Santa Engracia Day Centre, No. 118 Calle Santa Engracia


Villar Del Olmo Municipal Choir. 21 December, 8.30pm

Church of Santa Rita, No. 75 Calle Gaztambide


Alderaán Choir. 23 December, 12.15pm

Plaza de Chamberí


Otero de Herreros Choir. 26 December, 6pm

Church of Santa Teresa y Santa Isabel, Glorieta de Pintor Sorolla at No. 2 Calle de Eloy Gonzalo


La Sierra Norte Chamber Orchestra. 27 December, 6.30pm

Church of San Juan de la Cruz, No. 2 Plaza de San Juan de la Cruz


Special End of Year Concert. 30 December, 6pm

Bandstand in Plaza de Chamberí

We’ll say goodbye to 2023 with a very special show.


Actors’ Choir. 2 January, 7pm

Galileo Cultural Centre


Tutto Voce Choir. 3 January, 7pm

Church of Santísimo Cristo de la Victoria, No. 45 Calle Fernando El Católico



On 2, 3 and 4 January, the royal pages will visit the six neighbourhoods in the district of Chamberí so that children can deliver their letters to them, knowing that the pages will make sure they get to Their Royal Highnesses the Three Kings.

The Chamberí Municipal Council will also send letters to all of the district’s schools for each student from Year 3 of nursery to Year 2 of primary school. The letters will be addressed to the Three Kings and the kids can complete them at home with their parents before putting them into the Correos post box closest to them.

Gaztambide: 2 January from 12 noon to 2pm at the junction of Calle Alberto Aguilera and Calle Princesa

Vallehermoso: 2 January from 6pm to 8pm at No. 15 Calle San Francisco de Sales

Arapiles: 3 January from 12 noon to 2pm at the entrance to Galileo Cultural Centre

Trafalgar: 3 January from 6pm to 8pm, Glorieta de Quevedo

Ríos Rosas: 4 January from 12 noon to 2pm at the junction of Calle Santa Engracia and Calle Raimundo Fernández Villaverde

Almagro: 4 January from 6pm to 8pm, Glorieta del Pintor Sorolla



The camp will be held from 8am to 2pm on 26, 27, 28 and 29 December as well as on 2 January. The final play will be performed on Tuesday 2 January, from 1pm to 2pm (during camp hours).

No. of places: 20

Age: 4 to 12 years

Free activity

Registration and allocation of places: Online registration from 11 to 17 December, with participants admitted in order of registration via the online form (no other mode is permitted) until all places are filled

Information: (+34) 658 968 222 – Galileo Cultural Centre, Monday to Friday from 10am to 1pm and from 4pm to 5.30pm


Galileo Cultural Centre Auditorium

No. 39 Calle Galileo


Navidad en casa de Marcelina

16 December, 11am

Over the Christmas season, we want to show kids how to fill their homes with Christmas, making it a time of joyous, happy moments.  Storytelling (in Spanish) will be accompanied by pictograms to make the event accessible to children with language difficulties.

Age: 3 to 7 years

Duration: 1 hour

Free activity, participants are welcome until full capacity is reached


Jesús de la Torre. Magic

27 December, 6pm

Magician Jesús De la Torre gets a surprise in the middle of the show when he receives a letter from the world’s most magical beings: the Three Kings. The letter contains unexpected news:  he has been chosen to be one of their royal pages! First, however, he must prove he is up to the task by passing some magic tests the kings have set him.


Cuentitis Naviditi

29 December, 6pm

In this singing/storytelling concert for the whole family, Cuentitis Musiquitis will sing both traditional and new Christmas songs in a fun, zany show full of Christmas magic. We’ll wait for Santa Claus and the Three Kings to arrive and we’ll even demonstrate how to eat twelve grapes in time to the last twelve clock chimes of the year!


Dani O´Magic. Magic

2 January, 6pm

Dani O'Magic and his band of amiable elves will open up their home to spread Christmas cheer to all children. In this magic show, Dani will turn us into magic elves for an hour as we watch Christmas characters like the Grinch, Scrooge and an impersonator of Santa Claus himself in a magical comedy show for the whole family.


Operación Navidad

4 January, 6pm

The Three Kings have asked Juanito, a friendly country dweller, to look after the Christmas presents while they travel to the East to get more. But an evil elf and his minions decide to steal the presents and ruin Christmas, a holiday that fills children with hope and excitement. Time is running out!

The Three Kings are about to arrive and the presents are still nowhere to be found. Juanito must race to get them back and make sure all the children will be able to receive their gifts on time.




Crafts with Christmas Motifs

3 January, from 11am to 1pm

Crafting workshop focusing on Christmas motifs. In this children's workshop, the kids will be able to unleash their creativity and develop their artistic abilities using fine motor skills to create Christmas decorations and motifs that can be used to welcome Their Majesties the Three Kings.


Christmas Garlands

4 January, from 11am to 1pm

The big day is almost here! The Three Kings will be visiting us and we want to decorate our houses in a way that befits their royal status, so we’ll learn to make different decorative garlands to make sure our homes look amazing when they bring us the presents we’ve been waiting for.


Three Kings Lanterns

5 January, from 11am to 1pm

We’ll make lanterns with Christmas motifs for the Three Kings. Each child will be able to choose the design they like best and personalise it to make a lantern that will guide their favourite king to their home so he doesn't get lost while delivering the much-awaited presents.




Christmas Chess Tournament for the district’s schools

Antonio Mingote Day Centre

3 December, from 10am to 1.30pm

Categories: Prebenjamín (born in 2015 and 2016); Benjamín (born in 2013 and 2014) and Alevín (born in 2011 and 2012)

Registration at


“Estrellas de Navidad” (Christmas Stars) Football Tournament

Rufino Blanco Primary School, No. 1 Calle General Álvarez de Castro

17 December from 10am to 8pm

Participants: the top-ranked contenders from the Benjamín, Alevín and Infantil categories from the 2022/2023 season

Registration at

Download the poster

The Department of Culture, Tourism and Sports of the Madrid City Council facilitates the download of the official poster of the Madrid Christmas Programme 2023 campaign created by Polinho Trapalleiro.

Authorized download for home use only. Any other use subject to authorization. © MADRID DESTINO CULTURA TURISMO Y NEGOCIO, S.A., 2023