Welcome to 2016! 

Now we have winter well underway it’s time to visit the Holiday Inn Bilbao.

Whether you are here to finish you’re here to shop, enjoy a relaxing weekend away from it all or are spending time with the Holiday Inn, Bilbao is the perfect destination.

We hope that you enjoy the selection of events we have selected for you:

Kings Parade

Date: 5th January 2016

It is well known that before filling the stockings of children all over the world with presents or coal, as each child deserves, the 3 Wise Men, Magic Kings of the East, visit Bilbao. Riding on their floats and accompanied by dozens of pages, comedians, dancers and stilt walkers, Melchior, Caspar and Balthazar travel through the streets of the town giving out sweets and taking last-minute requests from the little ones.

This fabulous parade, enhanced with theatre, dance, thousands of kilowatts of light and sound. You will even hear ecologist messages at the Town Hall balcony, where the Kings give their traditional message of peace to children and grown-ups.


"LIGHTS" Un mundo iluminado

Venue: Eukskalduna Conference Centre and Concert Hall, Avda. Abandoibarra, 4 48011 Bilbao

Date: 08th December 2015 – 14th January 2016 

Euskalduna Jauregia Bilbao

DreamWorks will illuminate Bilbao with a large exhibition starring three of the most popular characters created by the production company established in October 1994 by Steven Spielberg: Shrek, Madagascar and Kung Fu Panda.

"Lights" features a wonderful exhibition over 2,000 m2 with more than 140 spectacular figures divided into 20 scenes based on three major feature film productions released by DreamWorks: Shrek, Madagascar and Kung Fu Panda


Trends Creative Bilbao

Date: 28th January- 31st January 2016

Venue: Bilbao Exhibition Center in Bilbao, Spain

Trends Creative Bilbao is a 4 day event being held from 28th January to the 31st January 2016 at the. This event showcases products like aims to promote the development of creative hobbies amongst people at large, providing them with an avenue where they can explore their creative talents and learn ways to enhance the effectiveness of their innate abilities. For four days, the show takes place at the Bilbao Exhibition Center.

Still River and Julian Maeso Band

Date: 30th January

Venue: Kafe Antzokia, Done Bikendi Kalea 248001, Bilbao

Starring Special Guests: 
Alain Sancho, Javi Perez Rouco, Juanan Diez, & Mora Silva (Travellin Brothers Big Band), Christelle Diane Noussa (Coro Gospel Bilbao), Julian Maeso (Sony Music), Marcos Coll (Gaztelupeko Hotsak).

This will be a music event that you will enjoy and remember for years to come.

With such a great variety of events available which one will you decide?! Whichever you choose you will be guaranteed a wonderful experience. Why not start or finish with an overnight stay at the Holiday Inn Express, Bilbao.

Whichever option you decide you will be guaranteed a spectacular experience. Why not start or finish with an overnight stay at the Holiday Inn Express, Bilbao.

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