Christmas Schedule in Salvador 2021

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Natal no Campo Grande
Foto: Betto Jr/Secom

Christmas took over the streets of Salvador, and, over the next few days, a series of events, concerts and presentations will take place in the capital of Bahia. The festivities and celebrations continue until the 6th of January, when the Twelfth Night is celebrated. In Christian tradition, it is on this date that Christmas decorations are removed.

Check out Christmas events in the capital of Bahia below and plan yourself:

1. Christmas in Campo Grande

Until January 6th
Schedule by the website natal.salvador.ba.gov.br.
Free access

2. Christmas in Periperi

Revolution Square in Periperi
Until the 6th of January, from 6 pm to 10 pm – the square has been closed and now has entrance and exit gates.
Free access

3. Sustainable Christmas Village – pieces using more than 17 thousand PET bottles

Ana Lúcia Magalhães Square
Every day until January 6th
Free access
The City Hall of Salvador transformed recyclable waste into Christmas decoration, and thus built the Sustainable Christmas Village, in Ana Lúcia Magalhães Square, in Itaigara.

4. Mega Tree

Mega Sustainable Christmas Tree measuring 22 meters high
Thomé de Souza Square, in front of the Lacerda Elevator
Every day until January 6th
Free access

5. Orchestrated Christmas

* Periperi (Revolution Square) – from 5:30 pm on
December 3rd (Friday) – Music Band from the Municipal Civil Guard, Bahia Ecumenical Choir (CEB) and Sergio Benutti Orchestra.
December 4th (Saturday) –Maestro Wanderley Music Band, Bahia Ecumenical Choir (CEB) and Fred Dantas orchestra with the participation of Manu Dourado.
Free access
*Rio Vermelho (Largo da Mariquita) – from 5:30 pm on
December 9th (Thursday) – Maestro Angelo Rafael and the Ecumenical Choir of Bahia (CEB) with Sérgio Benutti’s orchestra.
December 10th (Friday) – Maestro Angelo Rafael and the Ecumenical Choir of Bahia (CEB) with Zeca Freitas’ orchestra.
Free access
* Historic Center (Largo do Cruzeiro do São Francisco) – from 6:30 pm on
December 11th (Saturday) – Maestro Angelo Rafael and the Ecumenical Choir of Bahia (CEB) with Paulo Primo’s orchestra.
December 12th (Sunday) – Maestro Angelo Rafael and the Ecumenical Choir of Bahia (CEB) with Zeca Freitas’ orchestra.
Free access
* Bonfim (Largo da Colina Sagrada) – from 6:30 pm on
December 18th (Saturday) – Maestro Angelo Rafael and the Ecumenical Choir of Bahia (CEB) with the Salvador Council’s Orchestra.
December 19th (Sunday) – Maestro Angelo Rafael and the Ecumenical Choir of Bahia (CEB) with Paulo Primo’s orchestra.
Free access
* Pituba (Ana Lúcia Magalhães Square) – from 6:30 pm on
December 21st (Monday) – Maestro Angelo Rafael and the Ecumenical Choir of Bahia (CEB) with the Fred Dantas’ orchestra.
December 22nd (Tuesday) – Maestro Angelo Rafael and the Ecumenical Choir of Bahia (CEB) with the Salvador Council’s Orchestra.
Free access

6. Christmas concerts

When: December 5th, 12th, 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd and 23rd (check here for more details and times)
Where: Cathedral Basilica of the Holy Savior (Catedral Basílica do Santíssimo Salvador) – Praça Quinze de Novembro, s/n, Terreiro de Jesus
Free access

7. Neojiba’s Christmas Recital

Where: Church of the Third Order of St. Francis
When: December 12th at 10 am
How much: BRL 28
Tickets: Sympla

8. Bell Marques and Jau

Salvador Convention Center
December 23rd
BRL 396
Sales: https://home.centraldocarnaval.com.br/evento/jingle-bell

9. Piano Ladder

Where: Gourmet space, L1 floor, Salvador Shopping Mall
Period: November 22nd to December 25th, 2021
Opening hours: Monday to Saturday, from 9 am to 10 pm; Sunday from 12 pm to 9 pm
Free access

10. Decoration “Mickey and Friends Christmas”

Where: Central Square – L1 Floor of Salvador Shopping Mall
Period: November 4th to December 25th, 2021
Opening hours: Monday to Saturday, from 9 am to 10 pm; Sunday from 12 pm to 9 pm
Free access

11. Santa’s Factory

Where: L2 floor, above Freitas Varejo, in Salvador Shopping Mall
Period: November 4th to December 24th, 2021
Opening hours: Monday to Saturday, from 9 am to 10 pm; Sunday from 12 pm to 9 pm
Free access

12. 9th edition of the “Estrelas do Bem” social project

Where: L2 floor, above Freitas Varejo, in Salvador Shopping Mall
Period: November 12th to December 12th, 2021
Opening hours: Monday to Saturday, from 9 am to 10 pm; Sunday from 12 pm to 9 pm
Voluntary action

13. Christmas Dream Shows

Dates: December 4th, 5th, 11th, 12th, 18th and 19th
Where: access via the outdoor parking – L1 floor (behind Bompreço) of Salvador Shopping Mall
Opening hours: Saturdays, always at 6pm and 8pm; Sundays at 6pm
Access: 1 kg of non-perishable food (except salt) – Limited spaces
Ticket pick-up point: Monday to Thursday; from 9am to 10pm; Diva Store – L1 Floor (next to Americanas store).

14. Wizard of Oz Christmas Decoration

Where: Central Square – L1 floor of Salvador Norte Shopping Mall
Period: November 9th to December 25th, 2021
Opening hours: Monday to Saturday, from 9 am to 10 pm; Sunday from 12 pm to 9 pm
Free access

15. Santa’s Garden

Where: L2 floor, close to Centauro store in Salvador Norte Shopping Mall
When: starting on November 9th, Friday to Sunday, 1pm to 8pm. From December 13th to 24th, every day, from 1pm to 8pm.
Free access

16. Christmas parade

Where: Salvador Norte Shopping Mall
When: on Saturdays and Sundays, from 3 pm to 6 pm until December 19th
Free access

17. “The Four Seasons Christmas” at Bela Vista Shopping Mall

Where: Bela Vista Shopping Mall Central Square (L1 Floor)
When: until December 24th
Opening hours: during the mall’s opening; from Monday to Saturday, from 9:00 am to 10:00 pm, and Sunday, from 12:00 pm to 9:00 pm.
Open to the public

18. Santa’s Train

When: until December 24th
Where: the station is on Asa Sul (South Wing – L2 Floor) at Bela Vista Shopping Mall
Opening hours: during the mall’s opening; from Monday to Saturday, from 9:00 am to 10:00 pm, and Sunday, from 12:00 pm to 9:00 pm.
Ticket: BRL 10
Age group: children under 3 years old must be accompanied by an adult

19 . Santa’s Corner

Where: Asa Norte (North Wing – L1 Floor) of Bela Vista Shopping Mall
Period: from October 25th to December 24th
Opening hours: every day from 2 pm to 8 pm
Open to the public

20. Christmas Palace

Palácio da Aclamação – Av. Sete de Setembro, 1330, Campo Grande, Salvador
December 10th to 19th
Free access


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