Plaça Major in Palma, one of the three main centres for the city's Christmas market. | R.L.

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Though Monday and Tuesday next week are both public holidays (for Constitution Day and Immaculate Conception), Christmas fairs and markets will be in full swing. Here are some you can visit over the next few days and where, you never know, you will find that special gift you have been hunting for. Most of these markets will also be selling traditional Majorcan Christmas items, such as handcrafted nativity scenes, as well as decorations.

Today (Friday), 4 December
Inca. Plaça Espanya. 6.30pm: Christmas lights go on.

Llucmajor. Plaça Espanya. 7pm: The big switch-on for Llucmajor's Christmas lights, plus choirs.

Palma. Palma Christmas and Three Kings Fair. 10am-9pm: Plaça Espanya, La Rambla, Plaça Major.

Palma. Pueblo Español. 12 midday-11pm: Christmas market. Free for children. Adults, five euro donation.

Santa Ponsa. El Molino events centre, Galatzó urbanisation. 5pm-10pm: Christmas Market.

Soller. 7pm: Christmas lights go on.


Tomorrow (Saturday), 5 December
Cala Figuera (Santanyi). 4pm: Christmas market.

Felanitx. Christmas market. Plaça sa Font de Santa Margalida, plus at 5pm, street performance by Circ Bover from Plaça Pax. 6pm: Christmas lights go on and then concert by Smooth Voices.

Lluc. Lluc Sanctuary. 10am-6pm: Christmas Fair.

Montuiri. Plaça Major. As part of the Fira de sa Perdiu (Partridge Fair), at 7pm, opening of the Christmas market.

Palma. Club de Mar. Christmas Festival. From 11am. Nativity scenes open from 11am-9pm. Food trucks zone from 11am-11pm. Artisan craft market from 11am-7pm. 12 midday: Mickey & Minnie. 5pm: Music - Jess & Vanessa (piano and vocals). 5.30pm: Show cooking for Christmas with Michelin-starred chef Tomeu Caldentey. 7.30pm: Music - The Kamikazes. 8.30pm: Music - Soundhold. 9.30pm: Deejaysgrup.

Palma. Palma Christmas and Three Kings Fair. 10am-9pm: Plaça Espanya, La Rambla, Plaça Major.

Palma. Pueblo Español. 12 midday-11pm: Christmas market. Free for children. Adults, five euro donation.

Palma. Sant Creu Church, C. Santa Creu. 8pm: Griffen Choir (Austria), Walthraud Mucher (mezzo soprano), Siegfried Verhovnig (tenor). Christmas concert. 15 euros.

Santa Ponsa. El Molino events centre, Galatzó urbanisation. 10am-10pm: Christmas Market.


Sunday, 6 December
Deya. Sa Tanca. 11am-6pm: Christmas market.

Lluc. Lluc Sanctuary. 10am-6pm: Christmas Fair.

Palma. Club de Mar. Christmas Festival. From 11am. Food trucks zone from 11am-11pm. Artisan craft market from 11am-7pm. Nativity scenes open from 12 midday-2pm / 5pm-7pm. 4.30pm: Children's entertainment. 5.30pm: Show cooking for Christmas with Michelin-starred chef Tomeu Caldentey. 6pm: Music - Jess & Vanessa (piano and vocals). 7pm: Music - Alambres. 8pm: Deejaysgrup.

Palma. Palma Christmas and Three Kings Fair. 10am-9pm: Plaça Espanya, La Rambla, Plaça Major.

Palma. Pueblo Español. 12 midday-11pm: Christmas market. Free for children. Adults, five euro donation.

Santa Ponsa. Christmas Fair, C. Riu Sil. 11am-6pm: Christmas market, Papa Noel, children's activities, food and drink, music and entertainment (12 midday-5pm).

Santa Ponsa. El Molino events centre, Galatzó urbanisation. 10am-10pm: Christmas Market. Appearance of Papa Noel (Father Christmas).

Soller. Convent dels Sagrats Cors. 8pm: Griffen Choir (Austria), Walthraud Mucher (mezzo soprano), Siegfried Verhovnig (tenor). Christmas concert. 15 euros.

Valldemossa. Charterhouse, Sala Capitular. Christmas market.


Monday, 7 December
Lluc. Lluc Sanctuary. 10am-6pm: Christmas Fair.

Palma. Club de Mar. Christmas Festival. From 11am. Food trucks zone from 11am-11pm. Artisan craft market from 11am-7pm. Nativity scenes open from 12 midday-2pm / 5pm-7pm. 12 midday: Nanny & Pippi children's musical show. 4.30pm: Clowns. 5.30pm: Show cooking for Christmas with Michelin-starred chef Tomeu Caldentey. 7pm: Music - Maico. 8pm: Music - Alambres. 9pm: Deejaysgrup.

Palma. Palma Christmas and Three Kings Fair. 10am-9pm: Plaça Espanya, La Rambla, Plaça Major.

Palma. Pueblo Español. 12 midday-11pm: Christmas market. Free for children. Adults, five euro donation.

Santa Ponsa. El Molino events centre, Galatzó urbanisation. 10am-10pm: Christmas Market.

Valldemossa. Charterhouse, Sala Capitular. Christmas market.


Tuesday, 8 December
Lluc. Lluc Sanctuary. 10am-6pm: Christmas Fair.

Palma. Club de Mar. Christmas Festival. From 11am. Food trucks zone from 11am-11pm. Artisan craft market from 11am-7pm. Nativity scenes open from 12 midday-2pm / 5pm-7pm. 12 midday: Mickey & Minnie. 4pm: Children's entertainment. 5pm: Music - Jess & Vanessa (piano and vocals). 5.30pm: Show cooking for Christmas with Michelin-starred chef Tomeu Caldentey. 6pm: Music - Alambres. 7pm: Deejaysgrup.

Palma. Palma Christmas and Three Kings Fair. 10am-9pm: Plaça Espanya, La Rambla, Plaça Major.

Palma. Pueblo Español. 12 midday-11pm: Christmas market. Free for children. Adults, five euro donation.

Santa Ponsa. El Molino events centre, Galatzó urbanisation. 10am-10pm: Christmas Market.

Valldemossa. Charterhouse, Sala Capitular. Christmas market.