Christmas & New Year 2019

Christmas & New Year: from 01th December until 05th of January 2020


Christmas & New Year 2019

Celebrate Christmas & New Years at Hotel Madeira and enjoy our festivities.

With the arrival of the decorative christmas lights in the streets of the city centre of Funchal sets the festivities. With the "Missas do Parto" (childbirth masses) Christmas celebration in Madeira begins. They are nine in total and are celebrated at 06:00 am starting in December the 15th and ending on Christmas Eve, with the "Missa do Galo" at midnight. After the mass, people gather in the churchyard to hear the chanting which are followed by the snacks with spirits, liqueurs and cakes. The Night Market is held on December the 23rd, the last-minute Christmas shopping. The New Years Fireworks is one of Madeira’s most important tourist event and recognized in 2006 by the Guinness Book of Records as "The largest fireworks show in the World". On the evening of January 5th in Funchal´s Municipal Garden, takes place a public concert under the theme "Twelfth night songs" in a show that intends to revive this popular local tradition.

Come and visit Madeira during this special season and feel like home in Hotel Madeira!