Fallas de San José bonfire festival. Valencia

You won't get bored in Spain because there are so many popular festivities all year round. There is always something interesting going on. It all starts right after Christmas with the parades of the Three Kings, who leave presents for the children (on the eve of 6 January). In February you normally have the colourful Carnival (the most famous ones are those of Cadiz and Santa Cruz de Tenerife). In March you can be amazed by the enormous papier-mâché statues that go up in flames during the Fallas festival in Valencia. Around April you have the solemnity of Easter Week and the merriment of the April Fair. And in summer (when most of the festivities take place in Spain), you can enjoy the San Juan bonfires, the traditional San Fermín bull runs, or the Tomatina tomato festival. These are just a few examples of Spain's most popular festivities, but you can also find other interesting traditions like horse races on the beach (in Sanlúcar de Barrameda), medieval markets, wine harvest festivals or the descent of the Sella River (in Asturias) in a canoe. As you can see below, we offer more than 250 festivities to choose from. Just click on the image or the text that you want in order to find more information about each one of these events.  


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  • Fiesta of the Moors and Christians in Crevillente. Crevillent.

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    …Plaza Constitución nº 11. 03330. Crevillent. Alicante - Alacant. (Region of Valencia) E-mail: morosicristianscrevillent@gmail.com . http://www.morosicristianscrevillent.com/. The colour of its parades and the music are o…

  • All Saints' Fair. Cocentaina.

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    …Pl. de la Villa, 1. 0389. Cocentaina. Alicante - Alacant. (Region of Valencia) E-mail: sic@cocentaina.org . http://www.cocentaina.es. For more than 600 years, Cocentaina in Alicante (Region of Valencia) has hosted this a…

  • Three Kings Parade. Alcoy.

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    …Alcoy-Alcoi. Alcoy. Alicante - Alacant. (Region of Valencia) This is Spain’s oldest parade, held since 1885. In Alcoy, old folk and youngsters alike live Christmas and the arrival of the Three Wise Men with special excit…

  • Easter week in Orihuela. Orihuela.

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    …Orihuela. Alicante - Alacant. (Region of Valencia) E-mail: juntamayor@semanasantaorihuela.com. http://www.semanasantaorihuela.com/. This spectacular event features public participation, and a rich artistic heritage thank…

  • Easter Week in Crevillent. Crevillent.

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    …03330. Crevillente. Crevillent. Alicante - Alacant. (Region of Valencia) E-mail: info@semanasantacrevillent.com. http://semanasantacrevillent.es/. Easter week in Crevillent (Alicante province), is a fusion of art, popula…

  • Moors and Christians festival in honour of San Jorge. Banyeres de Mariola.

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    …Banyeres de Mariola. Alicante - Alacant. (Region of Valencia) http://comunitatvalenciana.com/. Fiesta in honour of the relics of San Jorge Mártir. The Moor and Christian fiestas in honour of San Jorge Mártir are staged i…

  • Bonfires of San Juan. Alicante.

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    …Alicante-Alacant. Alicante. Alicante - Alacant. (Region of Valencia) E-mail: federacio@hogueras.org. http://www.hogueras.org/. Bonfires of San Juan (Alicante). Alicante celebrates the coming of summer with the bonfires o…

  • Moors and Christians Fiesta. La Villajoyosa.

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    …Calle Ciutat de València, 27 entresuelo. 03570. Vila Joiosa-La Villajoyosa. Alicante - Alacant. (Region of Valencia) E-mail: info@associaciosantamarta.org. http://www.villajoyosa.com/sites/desembarco/. For eight days, th…

  • Misterio de Elche religious theatre. Elche.

    Calendar, World Heritage | Fiestas, Intangible heritage

    …Carrer Major de la Vila, 27. 03202. Elche-Elx. Elche. Alicante - Alacant. (Region of Valencia) E-mail: comunicacion@misteridelx.com. http://www.misteridelx.com/. This religious representation has been designated Oral and…

  • Moors and Christians festival. Villena.

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    …Villena. Alicante - Alacant. (Region of Valencia) http://www.villenaenfiestas.com/. It dates back to 1474 and is held in honour of Our Lady of Las Virtudes, the patron saint of Villena, who freed the city from the evils …

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