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The main square will host an Alpujarra gastronomic and craft fair

The main square will host a fair showing to locals and visitors best of Alpujarra artisans and gastronomic tradition
In the market, which will be held from 16 to 18 December, you can purchase products related to power, leather goods, handicrafts or add-ins.

This activity is framed within the municipal programme of Christmas activities and aims to boost the trade and catering sector.

Will be a total of three thematic events of this kind to be carried out during Christmas to also provide a unique space in which to enjoy fun and lively shopping family days.

The largest Plaza of El Ejido will host, from 16 to 18 December, the first of the three thematic markets planned for this Christmas, with the objective of encouraging business activity and promote the sector of hospitality and restoration; at the time that offer places of fun and entertainment for the whole family during these days.

This activity will bring the best of the culture of the Alpujarra to locals and visitors, becoming the Plaza Mayor a great showcase of the Alpujarra artisans and gastronomic tradition, related to the sale of agri-food products such as cheeses, wines, oils, sausages or pastry, as well as articles made of fur, leather, wood, fabric, esparto or jewellery.

Organised by the Department of tourism and commerce, it is a cultural activity which has established itself as a great family event suitable dates for shopping and fun. It is therefore that since the session is considered that this type of markets are well suited for the Christmas since all the articles that they are offered in them, are suitable both to bring them to the table these days to make gifts.

This event is included in the municipal programme planned for these days of Christmas with more than one hundred of recreational, cultural, sporting and social activities that will fill the squares, streets and public buildings of the town, thus becoming El Ejido a great living space in which no shortage of the best proposals for all ages and tastes of life.
In addition, these markets will come to complete the wide range of the Little Park Playground, which this year boasts 70 educational activities and recreational parallel; making it all a reference province for leisure, fun and family entertainment. In addition, includes workshops, storytelling, dance displays and dance, play room, theater, musical performances and be counted with the presence of the Disney characters, among many other things.

As you will be recalled, the park boasts 15 attractions which includes witch, jumping, children carousel and train horses, inflatable cartoon, car battery circuit patterned, a fishing duck, a multigame activity, trampoline, as well as cotton candy, Donuts and chestnuts. "It is, therefore, an interesting event to boost the municipality as designated dates, being a great attractive for people of the province, with the positive impact that this entails for the municipality", specified the Councillor for tourism and trade, Luisa Barranco.

Plaza Mayor also has been decorated for the occasion with traditional Christmas motifs such as the tree, which reaches 15 meters in height, and Bethlehem website, highlighting once again by its lighting. It has also equipped with moquetado and piped music to make this public venue a place attractive and special for the celebration of these dates, where no shortage of Christmas carols and the good atmosphere. One of the novelties of this year is the House which houses the throne of Santa Claus, specially designed for the occasion, turning it into one attraction.