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…

  • Fiesta of Sant Antoni Abat. Canals.

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    …Canals. Valencia-València. (Region of Valencia) This is the main fiesta of the Valencian town of Canals, in honour of its patron saint. It is held every year on the 16th, 17th (the feast of Saint Anthony the Great) and 1…

  • Festivities of La Magdalena. Castellón de la Plana.

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    …Paseo Buenavista 28. 12100. Castellón de la Plana-Castelló de la Plana. Castellón de la Plana. Castellón-Castelló. (Region of Valencia) E-mail: informadorturistico@castellonturismo.es. http://www.castellonturismo.com/fie…

  • Fallas bonfire festival of San José. Valencia.

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    …Valencia. Valencia-València. (Region of Valencia) E-mail: promocionexterior@fallas.com. http://fallas.com/. Valencia welcomes in Spring with the Fallas. During the months proceeding this unique spectacle, a lot of hard w…

  • Fallas bonfire festival in Sagunto. Sagunto.

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    …Sagunto. Valencia-València. (Region of Valencia) E-mail: sagunto@touristinfo.net. http://turismo.sagunto.es. Every March Sagunto, in Valencia, celebrates the popular festivities known as the Fallas, in which fire takes p…

  • Alriza Fallas celebrations. Alzira.

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    …Alzira. Valencia-València. (Region of Valencia) http://www.fallasalzira.com/. The Valencia town of Alzira celebrates the Fallas fiesta 16-19 March. Huge allegoric papier mâché statues are consumed by fire on the night of…

  • 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…

  • Maritime Easter Week in Valencia. Valencia.

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    …Valencia. Valencia-València. (Region of Valencia) E-mail: secgral@jmssm.org. http://www.semanasantamarinera.org/. The maritime quarters of the city of Valencia celebrate this religious festivity with a longstanding tradi…

  • Easter Week in Sagunto. Sagunto.

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    …Sagunto-Sagunt. Sagunto. Valencia-València. (Region of Valencia) E-mail: lasang@semanasantasagunto.com. http://www.semanasantasagunto.com/. The pinnacle of the Easter week celebrations in Sagunto, Valencia, comes on Good…

  • Easter Week in Alzira. Alzira.

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    …Alzira. Valencia-València. (Region of Valencia) E-mail: JHHCC@semanasanta-alzira.com. http://www.semanasanta-alzira.com/. The town of Alzira, in Valencia province, has been holding its Easter week celebrations since the …

  • 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.

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    …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…

  • La Mare de Déu de la Salut Festival. Algemesí.

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    …Algemesí. Valencia-València. (Region of Valencia) Ayuntamiento de Algemesí. E-mail: algemesi@touristinfo.net. http://www.algemesi.es. The main local festival in Algemesí, which goes back to the Middle Ages, is held in ho…

  • 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 …

  • Sagrada Familia and Santísimo Cristo patron saint's day fiesta. Vall d'Uixó, La.

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    …Av. Espronceda, 24 A entresuelo. 12004. Vall d'Uixó, La. Castellón-Castelló. (Region of Valencia) E-mail: turismodecastellon@dipcas.es. http://turismodecastellon.com/. Fun for all ages and religious worship come together…

  • San Vicente Ferrer patron saint's day fiesta. Vall d'Uixó, La.

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    …Plaza San Vicente nº1. 12600. Vall d'Uixó, La. Castellón-Castelló. (Region of Valencia) E-mail: santvicentferrer@hotmail.es. Bulls, young bulls, firework castles, dances and open-air celebrations make up the programme fo…

  • Moors and Christians Fiesta. Bocairent.

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    …Bocairent. Valencia-València. (Region of Valencia) E-mail: bocairent@touristinfo.net. http://www.bocairent.org/. Parades and a great deal of fun are the keynotes of this unique Spanish fiesta. During the first week in Fe…

  • Moors and Christians festival. Alcoy.

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    …San Miguel, 60-62. 03801. Alcoy-Alcoi. Alcoy. Alicante - Alacant. (Region of Valencia) Tel.: +34 965540580 | +34 965 54 10 55 | E-mail: info@associaciosantjordi.org. www.alcoyturismo.com. In Alcoy, history, legend and sp…

  • Moors and Christians celebrations in Orihuela. Fiesta of the Re-conquest. Orihuela.

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    …C/ Francisco Die, 32-34. 03300. Orihuela. Alicante - Alacant. (Region of Valencia) E-mail: secretaria@morosycristianosorihuela.es. http://www.morosycristianosorihuela.es/. Orihuela remembers the town’s liberation from Mo…

  • 'Sexenni' in Morella. Morella.

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    …Plaza Sant Miquel s/n. Morella. Castellón-Castelló. (Region of Valencia) http://www.morellaturistica.com/ver/1331/El-Sexenni--LAnunci.html. Every six years, the town of Morella, in Castellón, celebrates its festival in h…

  • International Habaneras and Polyphony Contest. Torrevieja.

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    …Calle Patricio Pérez, 1 - 1ºC. 03181. Torrevieja. Alicante - Alacant. (Region of Valencia) http://www.habaneras.org/. This celebration is a tribute to the sailors of Torrevieja (Alicante province), who travelled to trade…

  • August Fair. Xàtiva.

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    …Xàtiva. Valencia-València. (Region of Valencia) E-mail: touristinfo_xativa@gva.es. http://www.xativaturismo.com/fira-de-xativa/. Xátiva has been celebrating this traditional fiesta since 1250, at the time of king Jaime I…

  • La Cordà de Paterna. Paterna.

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    …Paterna. Valencia-València. (Region of Valencia) https://www.lacorda.es/. This is the only celebration of tourist interest related to gunpowder and fire, and one of the oldest festivals in Paterna. The Cordà marks the en…

  • La Tomatina tomato festival. Buñol.

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    …Buñol. Valencia-València. (Region of Valencia) www.latomatina.info. The origins of this mass tomato battle date back to a fight amongst children in 1945 and it has been celebrated every year since then. The “Tomatina” is…

  • Moors and Christians festival in Ontinyent. Ontinyent.

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    …Ontinyent. Valencia-València. (Region of Valencia) E-mail: secretaria@morosycristianos.eu. http://www.morosycristianos.eu. Every year since 1860 the town of Ontinyent, in Valencia, commemorates the Christian conquest of …

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