From December 8th to December 11th, Calp’s Old Town hosts for the fourth year in a row the Christmas Fair, an event that began as an initative to revitalise the oldest part of the town and which has become little by little into a meeting point for citizens, through a participative fair in which local businesses and associations take part, complemented by Christmas organised and recreated events.
During a few days, the historic part of Calp transforms, its streets turned into a Christmas market for walking and discovering charming spots. The Calle Mayor hosts the Rincón Gastronómico, a gastronomic spot which will surprise all palates. The Plaza del Beato Francisco Sendra will be occupied by a farm that will delight the little ones. A recreation of a unique and charming atmosphere.
In addition, the fair includes cultural performances, music and animations, workshops and bouncy castles, raffles and Santa Clause’s stall where kids will be able to leave their letters.
The 2nd Ruta de los Belenes has been organised this year, in which nativity scenes part of the 2nd Nativity Scene Contest organised by the Department of Culture together with the Asociación Belenista de Calpe may be visited. Contestants will display their nativity scenes in a route along this locations: Calp’s History museum and the Exhibition Hall of the Old Town Council.
In this event has not only local businessmen and tradesmen working together, through AEMCO and Sabor a Calp, but also several groups and associations from Calp. Bands such as the xaranga La Xarlotà, Salsa en Calpe, la Casa de Andalucía, Clau de Fa, el Club de Gimnasia de Calpe, Footlights, Club de Gimnasia Les Marines, Grup La Mar, Coral Ifach de Calpe, La Rondalla de Calp, Costa Blanca Anglican Chaplaincy, Marcia´s Dance Center, Xirimiters del Carellot, FODAP, Capoeira Raça and Coral U3A will be performing.
The Fair becomes a reason for people from Calp and tourists to meet and gather during these dates in the historic part of the town, an unique opportunity to enjoy Calp in a festive atmosphere.