Almuñécar’s Christmas Village opens today, Friday 16 December at 5.30pm. The attraction is located on the town's fairground, opposite the Rio Verde playground. It will be open every afternoon until 8 January.
Local shops are offering 10,000 discount vouchers for the rides, which will be free from 5.30 until 7.30pm on Friday 16. In addition to the attractions there are also a number of stalls selling food and drinks.
As well as the Christmas Village, there are a number of 'Belenes' or nativity scenes that are also on display around Almuñécar and La Herradura. In Almuñécar they are: Belén Asociación Amigos del Belén, in the Casa de la Cultura (Calle Puerta de Granada), open every day from 7-9pm; Belén Virgen de los Dolores, in the Casa Hermandad on Plaza de la Victoria, every day from 7 to 9pm; Belén Hermandad Virgen del Carmen, on Calle Real, open from Monday to Saturday, 5.30 – 8.30pm and Belén Cofradía Sepulcro, in the Casa Hermandad, Calle Angustias Vieja, near to the Casa de la Cultura, every day from 7-9pm.
In La Herradura the municipal Belén can be seen in the Pepe Gámez exhibition room of the town’s civic centre, Monday to Friday, mornings and afternoons.