The Christmas season in Mallorca is a harmonious blend of traditional charm and Mediterranean warmth. In December, Palma is filled with Christmas spirit with its fantastic Christmas lights and Christmas markets that pop up around the city. Also the island’s charming villages are lit up with Christmas decorations, and the streets and squares are filled with local markets and handicrafts.Celebrate Christmas by embracing Mallorca’s local charm and finding thoughtful Christmas gifts in its bustling markets and quaint shops.
When you’re in Palma, Arquinesia is one of those shops that you have to visit, even if it’s just for the experience. This shop is located on a small side street in the center of Palma called Carrer de Sant Gaietà. You cannot pass the store without being drawn in by its atmosphere and charisma, as well as the mix of scents that runs out into the street.
For a mix of modern design and Majorcan influences, head to Rialto Living, the ultimate lifestyle store in Palma, located on one of the most beautiful streets in La Lonja, Calle Sant Feliu. Here you can buy fashion, decor, art and all sorts of gift ideas, making it an unbeatable place to get all your Christmas shopping done in one day!
Bazaar is one of those shops that you can spend hours in. It is filled with ceramics and cutlery, colorful cushions and paintings, soft fabrics and linen, scented candles, cosmetics, souvenirs and gifts. Handmade ceramics line the bookshelves in this former bookstore that was lovingly restored by owner Mila Lázaro.
Christmas markets in Mallorca
In December and as Christmas approaches, the air in Mallorca is filled with Christmas spirit and the streets come alive with beautiful lighting and music. Explore Mallorca’s Christmas markets, each offering a distinct experience that captures the essence of the island’s traditions and creativity.
Fira de Nadal i del Reis de Palma – November 23rd to January 7th
Discover local crafts and traditional Christmas spirit at Palma’s Christmas markets, located in different parts of the city: Plaça Major, La Rambla, Via Roma and Parc de ses Estacions. Open daily 10:00 to 21:00.
Puerto Portals – December 16th to January 6th
The Christmas market in Puerto Portals with over forty wooden stalls decorated with fairy lights and Christmas trees, offers a diverse selection of high quality products and a wide range of food and drink. This Christmas market is one of the most popular on the island with an extensive program of activities for the whole family, with the ice rink being an absolute highlight not to be missed. Open every day from 12:00-21:00. Free entrance.
Pueblo Espanyol – December 1st to 17th
The magical Christmas market in Pueblo Español is the largest on the island. Stroll through its streets and squares lined with stalls and soak up the Christmas spirit enhanced by the scent of mulled wine and Christmas music. The absolute highlight: it’s snowing! Every day at 18:00 the snow cannons start and it is a wonderful experience for all ages.
Port Adriano Christmas Winter Park – December 22nd to January 8th
Here you can skate on the largest ecological skating rink in Mallorca, 300m2 of pure fun! Or try the 3 meter high and 30 meter long slide with 3 lanes. All activities are free. Open from 12:00 to 20:00 every day except Christmas and New Year’s Eve when it closes at 16:00 Santa will visit: December 23 from 17:00 to 20:00 and December 24 from 12:00 to 15:00.
Son Amar Christmas Wonderland – 1st to 22nd of December
From 1 to 22 December – always from Thursday to Sunday – the House of Son Amar becomes a Christmas theme park. This is one of the most magical events in Palma this Christmas for both adults and children. Here you can stroll around among the stalls at the Handcraft Market, eat and drink something hot or just enjoy the Christmas atmosphere. There is also a large skating rink here, and Santa Claus comes to visit! Open on December 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, and 22, from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.,
Alaró – 9 and 10 of December
Visit the magical Christmas market in the charming village of Alaró. Over 60 stalls of handmade items, designer items and arts and crafts await you! There will also be drink and food trucks, as well as live music and activities for children.