Historical festivals

Moors and Christians in Bocairent

From 4th February to 7th February
Bocairent (Valencia)
The colourful and majestic festivities with a great tradition continue to decorate the streets of this small town in the interior of the province of Valencia. More than 2,000 festeros and festerteras actively participate in the big days of the festivities, along with the rest of the citizens who are, without doubt, also a fundamental part of the Moors and Christians.

Arrival Festival

From 3rd March to 5th March
Baiona (Pontevedra)
A historical and cultural celebration that commemorates Columbus' arrival to America. With parades, historical representations, music, and gastronomy, it's a unique experience that attracts thousands of visitors every year. Come and discover the magic of this centuries-old festival in a wonderful seaside setting. #ArrivalFestival
The Idus of March

The Idus of March

13th March
Mara (Zaragoza)
On the Idus of March, the locals dressed as warriors and sorceresses will offer you a show that is hard to forget.
First Friday in May in Jaca

First Friday in May in Jaca

7th May
Jaca (Huesca)
Every first Friday in May, the people of Jaca recreate the epic battle against the invading armies in which they fought with everything they had, even though they were greatly outnumbered. The women were the key to victory.
The Contradanza of Cetina

The Contradanza of Cetina

19th May
Cetina (Zaragoza)
Is held every May 19th in Cetina, where you can see the devil and the 'contradanceros' dancing and performing figures in an enchanting atmosphere.
May festivities in Aldeire

May festivities in Aldeire

From 26th May to 28th May
Aldeire (Granada)
At the end of May, Aldeire becomes a stage where Moors and Christians thank the patron saint of the town, the Virgin of the Rosary, for mediating between them.
Emérita Lúdica

Emérita Lúdica

From 29th May to 4th June
Mérida (Badajoz)
Discover the fascinating Roman world at Emérita Lúdica. Immerse yourself in historical reenactments, gladiator battles, Roman gastronomy, and cultural activities in Mérida. A unique experience filled with fun and knowledge.
Caballada of Atenzia

Caballada of Atenzia

31st May
Atienza (Guadalajara)
The Caballada of Atienza, is an ancient tradition that takes place in Atienza where every year, on the last Sunday of Pentecost, a pilgrimage is made to the chapel of 'La Señora de La Estrella'.
Medieval Days of Briones

Medieval Days of Briones

From 17th June to 18th June
Briones (Rioja, La)
The Medieval Days of Briones, takes place on the third weekend of June of each year and these are intended to remember the time of the fourteenth century, where most of the inhabitants participate in the different ceremonies.

Fiesta del Motín in Aranjuez

From 1st September to 5th September
Aranjuez (Madrid)
From September 1 to 5 is celebrated the Fiesta del Motín in Aranjuez, an exciting popular festival that recalls the historic Mutiny of Aranjuez.
Carthaginians and Romans in Cartagena

Carthaginians and Romans in Cartagena

From 16th September to 25th September
Cartagena (Murcia)
In the second half of September, the festival of Carthaginians and Romans is celebrated in Cartagena, considered the great Mediterranean festival where historical events that took place in the city are commemorated.
Festival of the Moors and Christians of Crevillent

Festival of the Moors and Christians of Crevillent

From 30th September to 4th October
Crevillent (Alicante)
Come and discover a great festivity, with spectacular parades and luxurious costumes as part of a great tradition. From the 30th of September to the 4th of October the Moors and Christians Festival of Crevillente is celebrated.
Elche Medieval Festival

Elche Medieval Festival

From 20th October to 1st November
Elche/Elx (Alicante)
The city of Elche celebrates the Medieval Festival of Elche during the last week of October, with music, theatrical performances and much more.

Upcoming festivals

The Miracle of the Corporals of Daroca

From 3rd June to 11th June
Daroca (Zaragoza)
Since the Middle Ages, this miracle has been celebrated during the Corpus in the major festivities of Daroca. In addition to attracting pilgrims to contemplate the relic, there is a rich program of festivities for all visitors.

Corpus Christi in Toledo

From 4th June to 11th June
Toledo (Toledo)
Corpus Christi in Toledo
Discover Corpus Christi in Toledo: A historic procession full of tradition and faith, featuring beautiful floats and the impressive custodia by Enrique de Arfe. Experience a unique celebration in a city that fully embraces this sacred event.

Corpus Christi in Camuñas

From 7th June to 11th June
Camuñas (Toledo)
Corpus Christi in Camuñas
Discover the magic of Corpus Christi in Camuñas with the impressive Pecados y Danzantes, the procession, and the cultural and gastronomic richness of this unique celebration. Experience an unforgettable experience.

Patum de Berga

From 7th June to 11th June
Berga (Barcelona)
Patum de Berga
Experience the magic of a traditional festival filled with music, dances, and theatrical performances. Enjoy mystical figures, fire dances, and a unique atmosphere. Immerse yourself in the history of this UNESCO-recognized celebration.

La Orotava Patronal Festivities

From 9th June to 18th June
Orotava, La (Sta. Cruz de Tenerife)
Experience the magic of La Orotava's patronal festivities: tradition, religious devotion, and folklore come together in a unique celebration. Flower and volcanic rock carpets, pilgrimages, and cultural events await you in this charming municipality in Tenerife.

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The San Fermines

From 6th July to 14th July
Pamplona/Iruña (Navarra)
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