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|Festivals in Spain. Calendar of events in Spain. All year round in Spain there is a massive choice of festivals, fiestas and cultural events both national and local. In Spain each month there are popular festivities, major celebrations, exciting sporting events, exhibitions by world-class artists, as well as great music and theatre shows.|
Entertainment and festivals in Spain.
January in Spain
An important event in Spain is the Three Kings Parade.
January in Spain is the month of 'The Three Kings' events which are very special fiestas in Spain when Christmas presents are given.
February in Spain
A bizarre event is the Ant Throwing in Laza, Galicia which takes place on the 3rd February.
Magdalena Festivities in Castellón de la Plana
Lent 2018 will begin on
Wednesday, 14 February
and ends on
Thursday, 29 March
centred on 3rd Saturday and Sunday of Lent, Castellón de la Plana lives its Magdalena celebrations, held traditionally around the third Sunday during Lent. The lights and design of the Gaiates, the mascletás gunpowder, the fervour of the Romería de les Canyes, the music and many traditional acts that cheer up streets and plazas of Castellón de la Plana during these major celebrations. Read More
Spain during March
Las Fallas, Valencia, Spain
April in Spain
Romerio Style Pilgrimage
Romerio Style Pilgrimage to the Monastery at Santa Faz
Spain in May
Jerez de la Frontera Horse and Sherry Fair between the 8th and 15th May, in Spain is a true Spanish event and one of the biggest tourist attractions as the streets of this Andalucian ancient city fill with colour and excitement.
Colourful entertainment in Spain is the May Crosses Festival. Battle of the Flowers
At the beginning of May most of Spain, every town and village has another party, this time to celebrate the arrival of spring flowers. They give it a name and have a festival 'May Crosses' Street parades, of course, bands, of course and plenty of cerveza. Whole communities decorate their houses with flowers and carry large crosses decorated with flowers. A street parade called "the Battle of the Flowers" in which floats decorated with flowers are driven though the cities and villages to welcome the coming of spring.
June Festivals and Events in Spain
Las Hogueras de San Juan
The bonfires of San Juan'
Festival in honour of Saint John Almuñécar.
23rd and 24th June
Festival in honour of Saint John. Bonfires on The beach on midsummer's night and Festival on The 24th.
Read More events in Spain in June
Spain in July.
Festival of the near death Experience
Las Nieves,Pontevedra. July 29th Read More
Baile del Patatu. Dance of Patatu
11th to 14th July
a remote village in the mountains outside Cordoba holds an event every year called the ' Baile del Patatu' the Dance of Patatu. The infamous Spanish sword dance
Spain during August
A huge tomato fight in the street
Valencia 29th August
Festa da Historia- History Festival
Fiesta of Ribadavia History
The local people of Ribadavia take you back to the Middle Ages for a day.
Xàtiva August Fair.
Xàtiva’s Festivity which has been designated as being of National Tourist Interest is held annually and this year between 14th to 20th August, with music, theatre and arts and crafts all over this historic city during its August Fair, known locally as the Fira d’Agost
Xativa, Valencia Read More
Festivals, Events in Spain in September
Pobla del Duc. The Fiesta de la Raïmà
The Raïmà: a battle with grapes.
Festivals, Events in Spain during October
Cadiz Ibero-American Theatre Festival
16 - 27 October.
Fires de Sant Narcís
To commemorate the martyr San Narciso
15 Sept to 15 Nov. Plaça del Vi. Girona. Barcelona
Another saints day in Spain, another festival. This one in held in honour of Saint Narcissus, Girona's patron saint. Special events include events including concerts, parades, dances and street parties.
There's an agricultural fair with all the local produce.
Spain in November
International Festival of Contemporary Theatre and Dance Badajoz
Read More Festivals,Events in November in Spain
Spain during December
Galera Festival. dance with bidding for souls.
28th December Galera Granada, as well as many other towns and villages especially in south east Spain, Baile de los inocentes (Dance on the day of the 'Innocent Souls'). An ancient festival; steeped in folklore similar to April 1st
The 28th of December is the day of the Innocent Souls. Equivalent to April the 1st being April Fool's Day in UK and other countries. Local fiesta where traditional dances, such as the jotas and seguidillas, and traditional songs, and culinary delights. The Gang of Souls is the traditional Spanish music, typical of the whole region of Murcia and several northern regions of Almería ( Almanzora Valley and Los Vélez ) and the Alpujarra Almeriense , north of Granada ( region of Huéscar especially Puebla de Don Fadrique;and the Grenadine Alpujarra ) and south of Albacete ( Sierra de Segura ). Formerly they were in most towns, then the tradition fell out of fashion but they have again grown in popularity especially in rural areas and small towns. Its name is due to the role played historically these groups raise money in times of Christian holidays on behalf of the souls in Purgatory , taking advantage of what they gave parishioners to redeem souls for the maintenance of the chapels or other necessities of these brotherhoods. This devotion still present in older people, common throughout the Southeast, is evident in these verses of aguilando of Velez-Blanco (Almería), sung with the local dialect features:
"Give alms to the Animas
dale if ye give them ,
all their will reward .
Recibemos alms ,
in the good of souls going .
Let the world tuisco tinemos
souls for whom to pray .
The Holy Souls
not close the door.
They are told to forgive
and they are so happy. "
Festival in honour of the Immaculate Conception.
Línea de la Concepción (La)
1st to 8th December
|Carnivals in Spain||Diving in Spain|
|Eating 12 Grapes on New Years Eve in Spain|
|Three Kings Fiesta in Spain||Festivals in Spain|
|Locations in Spain|
|Freshwater swimming & more in Spain|
|Film Locations in Spain|
|National Parks of Spain||Gigs in Spain|
|Flamenco in Spain|
|Theme Parks etc||Semana Santa in Spain|
|Select Locations of Spain|
|Culture in Spain|
|Tourist Offices in Spain||Markets in Spain|
|Easter Week in Spain|
|Concerts in Spain||Bull Events in Spain|
|Beaches in Spain|
|Itinerary for a trip in Spain||Music Festivals in Spain|
|Venues in Spain|
|Special small villages in Spain|
|hotels etc to stay in Spain|
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