See also: Christmas in Madrid
- Mid-December, 2012 - Gospel Festival. 2012 dates still to be decided.
- December 21 - Winter solstice bonfires in Robledo de Chavela (near Madrid) and Olombrada (near Segovia).
- December 22, 2012 - El Gordo, the massive Spanish lottery, is drawn. This lottery is so big, they start selling tickets in August! Read more on Christmas Lottery in Spain - 'El Gordo'.
- December 31, 2012 - Fun Runs take place in Madrid and Barcelona. Madrid has the San Silvestre Vallecana.