The Municipality of Odemira promotes and supports various activities to promote the villages and villages, with the aim of celebrating the festive season and encouraging consumption in local commerce. Throughout the month of December, there will be promoted Christmas Fairs, there will be decoration allusive to the time in the parishes and street animation, as well as cultural programming.
Between December 1st and January 6th, the campaign "Christmas in Local Trade" will take place, with a prize draw between consumers in the participating stores and the traditional shop window contest, to encourage local entrepreneurs to dress their shop windows with allusive decorations to the festive season.
On December 8th, the Municipal Market of Odemira will receive the spirit of Christmas, local products, handicrafts, workshops, gastronomy, music, children's animation, inflatables and the Market Basket raffle, in an initiative of the Municipality of Odemira.
On December 7th, 8th and 9th, the Natal Initiative will be promoted in Vila Nova Milfontes, with crafts, gastronomy, music and animation, promoted by the Inter-Freguesia Social Commission of Vila Nova de Milfontes and Longueira / Almograve, with the support of the Municipality and Town Council of Vila Nova de Milfontes.
The village of Colos hosts the Christmas Fair in the Public Garden on December 15, with local products, music, children's animation and the traditional Christmas bonfire, promoted by the Colos XXI Association, with the support of the Municipality, Colense Recreation Society , Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Odemira and the Parish Council.
On the 15th, the Christmas action in S. Teotónio will also be promoted, with the dynamization of local commerce and street animation, in an initiative of the Nã Drome Association, with the support of the Municipality and the Parish Council.
This year Christmas will also be boosted in the village of S. Luís, on December 15 and 16, with lots of animation, music and local and artisan products market, in an initiative of the House of the People, Junta de Freguesia, Transição S. Luís and Sociedade Sanluizense, with the support of the Municipality.
In addition to the Christmas fairs, there will be activities for the youngest in the José Saramago Municipal Library during the Christmas Holidays. Between 7 December and 5 January, the exhibition "Sagrada Família" will take place in the Church of the Mercy of Odemira. The music will be the special ingredient of the Christmas Concerts scheduled for 7th and 8th in the Mother Church of Vila Nova de Milfontes, December 21 in the Mother Church of S. Martinho das Amoreiras and on December 22 and January 5 at Cineteatro Camacho Coast in Odemira.
The end of the year will be marked by fireworks parties and spectacles in Vila Nova de Milfontes and Zambujeira do Mar.