Festivals on October

Go through the festivals that we show you in October, surely there is one that will surprise you.

Festivities that had already started before

San Miguel festivities in Las Rozas

From 16th September to 3rd October
Rozas de Madrid, Las (Madrid)
Fair
Festive activities for all audiences, in which apart from the great line-up of concerts, the medieval market, parades of floats, championships and popular meals stand out. Come and enjoy it!

Santomera's Patron Saint Festivities

From 17th September to 7th October
Santomera (Murcia)
Three weeks of intense cultural, sporting and leisure activities for all audiences, including 'Sanvino', a gastronomic and wine fair that attracts thousands of people every year, and the Bando de la Huerta, a lively parade that recreates the traditions of the Murcian huerta.

San Miguel and San Hermolao de Lucena Patron Saint Festivals

From 21st September to 1st October
Lucena del Cid (Castellón)
Traditional festivities in honour of the patron saints of the town, San Miguel and San Hermolao, in which cultural, musical and bullfighting events are held.

Virgen de la Paciencia Festivities in Oropesa del Mar

From 22nd September to 9th October
Oropesa del Mar/Orpesa (Castellón)
Festivities in honour of the patron saint. In the 17th century it was the Virgen del Rosario but after the attack by Barbary pirates and its laborious recovery, it became the Virgen de la Paciencia. The festive programme includes concerts, dances, gastronomic events...

San Miguel Arcángel and Virgen de Fátima Patron Saint Festivities in Enguera

From 23rd September to 1st October
Enguera (Valencia)
San Miguel Arcángel and Virgen de Fátima Patron Saint Festivities in Enguera feature many activities, such as presentations, costumes, competitions, gastronomy, fireworks, release of heifers, open-air dances and much more.

Festivities of San Miguel and San Jerónimo in Olmedo

From 23rd September to 2nd October
Olmedo (Valladolid)
In honour of their patron saints, with a wide range of activities, the traditional 'village-style' running of the bulls, declared a Festival of Regional Tourist Interest, is one of the main attractions.

San Miguel Fair in Bejar

From 25th September to 2nd October
Béjar (Salamanca)
Festivities in honour of the patron saint, the archangel St. Michael, a colourful festival with a varied festive programme, where there is no shortage of music. The theatre and the traditional livestock fair are the most eagerly awaited elements.

San Miguel Fair in Vélez-Málaga

From 26th September to 1st October
Vélez-Málaga (Málaga)
Fair
A fair of reference in the Axarquia region, where you should not miss the verdiales and regional dances. The daytime fair and its "casetas" is another ingredient that make these festivities great.

Festivities of San Cosme and San Damián in Poza de la Sal

From 26th September to 2nd October
Poza de la Sal (Burgos)
Patron saint festivities of Poza de la Sal in which you can enjoy a charangas festival, sports competitions, orchestral music, a fire bull, among many other festive activities.
Pilgrimage and Fair of San Miguel in Torremolinos

Pilgrimage and Fair of San Miguel in Torremolinos

From 28th September to 2nd October
Torremolinos (Málaga)
Fair
The month of September every year the Romería y Feria de San Miguel takes place in Torremolinos, a special event on the Costa del Sol, which is complemented by wonderful weather, so that you can enjoy an unforgettable experience.
Patron Saint Festivities of the Virgin of the Rosary in Boadilla del Monte

Patron Saint Festivities of the Virgin of the Rosary in Boadilla del Monte

From 28th September to 12th October
Boadilla del Monte (Madrid)
Enjoy a wide variety of concerts and shows for all tastes and ages. From thrilling bull events to activities for the little ones. Young Pavilion for the youth and a big paella, traditions, music, and fun for everyone.

Baena Royal Fair

From 28th September to 1st October
Baena (Córdoba)
The lighting up of the lights and the traditional lunch with the elderly marks the start of this fair, which began in the 18th century as a livestock fair. It has an extensive programme of activities, with musical performances, an orchestra, Sevillana dance competitions, a trade fair...

Patron Saint Festivities in Honour of Jesus of the Column in Montalbo

From 28th September to 2nd October
Montalbo (Cuenca)
The main festivals par excellence, and in which the entire town, fully, turns to them. We invite you to discover its most outstanding activities, such as: the dancers, the bulls, the festivals, the gunpowder, the processions, the proclamation of festivities, the popular meals or the children's attractions.

Fair and Festivities of San Miguel in Úbeda

From 28th September to 4th October
Úbeda (Jaén)
Fair
It celebrates local culture with music, dances, gastronomy, and attractions. It stands out for its festive atmosphere and active community participation. It is a unique experience to get to know Andalusian tradition.
O Grove Seafood Festival

O Grove Seafood Festival

From 29th September to 12th October
Grove, O (Pontevedra)
Gastronomic
The municipality of O Grove is known throughout Galicia as the cradle of good seafood, and the Seafood Festival is the perfect occasion to exalt these delicacies with seafood products.

The Departure of Diego

From 29th September to 1st October
Teruel (Teruel)
Representation
Discover an episode from the history of the Lovers of Teruel in the Departure of Diego. Immerse yourself in a journey to the 13th century with medieval costumes, parades, and thrilling theatrical performances. A unique experience that brings to life a legendary love story.

Day of the Aurora

From 29th September to 7th October
Montilla (Córdoba)
On dates when the chestnuts and walnuts return, in the early hours of Saturday morning to the Sunday closest to the day of the Patron Saint of Montilla, occasional groups, choirs, tunas and rondallas sing to the Virgen de la Aurora. Ending in serenades and passacaglias throughout the night.

Virgen del Rosario Festivities in Medina de Pomar

From 29th September to 12th October
Medina de Pomar (Burgos)
Patron saint festivities held on the first weekend of October. The most colourful part is provided by the peñas, with activities for children, gastronomy, a bullfighting fair, open-air dances and parades with brass bands.
Feast of Fabada

Feast of Fabada

From 30th September to 2nd October
Lourenzá (Lugo)
Gastronomic
The Feast of Fabada is a gastronomic event that takes place in Galicia, Spain, and brings together thousands of people every year in the town of Lourenzá.
Festival of the Moors and Christians of Crevillent

Festival of the Moors and Christians of Crevillent

From 30th September to 4th October
Crevillent (Alicante)
Historical
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.

Hellín Fair in honor of the patron saint Virgen del Rosario

From 30th September to 8th October
Hellín (Albacete)
Fair
Festivals and Fair in honor of the patron saint of the town: La Virgen del Rosario. Always with a surprising concert poster, with days dedicated to specific people or topics. It will surely surprise you!

Betanzos Omelette Week

From 30th September to 9th October
Betanzos (Coruña)
For a week you can taste the omelettes of Betanzos and participate by judging the one you like the most as a popular jury.

Patraix Festivities

From 30th September to 15th October
Valencia (Valencia)
a unique experience with traditional Valencian music, cultural performances and dance. They stand out for their welcoming atmosphere and the active participation of the community, creating an unforgettable festive event for all attendees.

1st October

Holy Family and Holy Christ in La Vall d'Uixó

Holy Family and Holy Christ in La Vall d'Uixó

From 1st October to 16th October
Vall d'Uixó, la (Castellón)
Religious
Popularly known as 'Sant Josep' and declared of national tourist interest since 2004. The festivities begin with the presentation of the queen and for two weeks there is a succession of emotional events such as processions, pilgrimages and bullfights.

Festivities in honour of the Virgin of the Rosary in Matet

From 1st October to 2nd October
Matet (Castellón)
Festivities in honour of the Virgin of the Rosary, and fast painting competition. With religious acts, parades and games for children and not so children.

3rd October

The Cervantina Week

The Cervantina Week

From 3rd October to 11th October
Alcalá de Henares (Madrid)
Market
The Cervantina Week is a very special occasion, since it is about paying tribute to the writer Miguel de Cervantes, one of the most important literary figures in Spain and who left a great legacy for humanity.

4th October

San Froilán Festivities

San Froilán Festivities

From 4th October to 12th October
Lugo (Lugo)
Tradition
In October, one of the most beautiful and colourful festivities of the Galician autumn is celebrated. We invite you to discover the festivities of San Froilán, the patron saint of Lugo.

Torrox Fair

From 4th October to 8th October
Torrox (Málaga)
Festivities dedicated to the patron saints: the Virgen de las Nieves and San Roque. The day is in August but the celebration was postponed until the end of the grape harvest. Regional dance shows, performances and music are the highlights of the festive programme.

5th October

The Cantaderas

From 5th October to 8th October
León (León)
Representation
Discover live history at the Cantaderas of León: the victory at Clavijo and the liberation from the Tribute of the Hundred Maidens. Medieval young women dance their way to the Cathedral, followed by the Municipal Corporation.
Alhama de Murcia Fair

Alhama de Murcia Fair

From 5th October to 15th October
Alhama de Murcia (Murcia)
Fair
Festivities in Alhama de Murcia, in honour of its patron saint, the Virgen del Rosario. With activities for all audiences: concerts, exhibitions, dance, gastronomy, attractions.

6th October

Historical-Tourist Conference and Election of Medieval Mayors. Medieval Manzanares

From 6th October to 8th October
Manzanares (Ciudad Real)
Representation
Manzanares recalls its medieval past with a programme full of activities for everyone. Cinema, Theatre, Children's Workshops, Concerts, Medieval Dances, Torchlight Procession, Medieval Games and Jousting, Parades, Election of Medieval Mayors, Calatrava Medieval Market, Popular Lunch... an endless number of free activities for the enjoyment of all those who wish to participate.

Festivities in honour of the Virgin of the Rosary in A Peroxa

From 6th October to 9th October
Peroxa, A (Orense)
Popular festivity that we celebrate every year in a small village. Novena every weekday in honour of the Virgin of the Rosary.

Fuengirola Fair

From 6th October to 12th October
Fuengirola (Málaga)
Fair
Patron Saint Festivities, in honour of the Virgen del Rosario. Its fairground attracts many visitors from the Costa del Sol. Its festive activities include horse-drawn carriage exhibitions, musical performances, fireworks, a day dedicated to the little ones with activities for them...

7th October

The First Cutting of the Honey in Ayora

The First Cutting of the Honey in Ayora

From 7th October to 9th October
Ayora (Valencia)
Gastronomic
At the beginning of October, the Valencian town of Ayora celebrates the Primer Corte de la Miel, a gastronomic festival with many activities for all ages, based around its star product: honey.
Cazuelica and Wine Week

Cazuelica and Wine Week

From 7th October to 16th October
Pamplona/Iruña (Navarra)
Gastronomic
The Cazuelica and Wine Week is an excellent opportunity to taste exquisite mini-appetizers of stew at a very affordable price, served in casseroles and accompanied by Navarrese wines that are paired with them.

Nerja Fair

From 7th October to 11th October
Nerja (Málaga)
Fair
The Nerja Fair is held in October, with its traditional pilgrimage of the Virgen de las Angustias and folkloric performances, with the election of Mister and Mis Nerja, who later take part in regional beauty pageants.

Ojén Fair

From 7th October to 12th October
Ojén (Málaga)
Fair
In its lively square, you'll find entertainment for all ages: coronations, concerts, delicious local cuisine, traditional games, and attractions for children. A unique experience where music and dance bring generations together.

8th October

The festivities of Pilar

The festivities of Pilar

From 8th October to 16th October
Zaragoza (Zaragoza)
Religious
The festivities of Pilar takes place in Zaragoza, to honor the Virgen of the Pilar, patron saint of this city. It is a traditional festival that begins on October 12th and lasts for a week.

Function of the Shepherds

From 8th October to 9th October
Cervatos de la Cueza (Palencia)
The Feast of the Shepherds is one of the most emblematic gatherings of a whole way of life. The celebration is an act of homage to this united community and brotherhood, which has broken the barriers of time. Celebrated since 1954, Cervatos de la Cueza honours its patron saint on the second weekend of October, the Virgen de los Remedios, with its festival of the 'Shepherds'.

11th October

Susinos del Páramo Patron Saint Festivities

From 11th October to 14th October
Susinos del Páramo (Burgos)
The festivities of Susinos del Páramo are held in the name of San Vicente Martín, patron saint of our fiestas, and it is a weekend of meeting, enjoyment, laughter, traditions, encounters and dancing.

Toro Grape Harvest Festival

From 11th October to 15th October
Toro (Zamora)
Gastronomic
This festival was born to formalise the series of sporadic performances that had been taking place year after year for decades. Wine tasting, regional dances, exhibitions, regional homemade wine competition and much more not to be missed.

12th October

San Lucas Fair in Jaén

San Lucas Fair in Jaén

From 12th October to 22nd October
Jaén (Jaén)
Fair
The Jaén Fair takes place in the middle of October, in honour of St. Luke, a week full of fun and relaxation for the whole family: live music, stalls and leisure activities.
San Fausto festivities in Durango

San Fausto festivities in Durango

From 12th October to 22nd October
Durango (Vizcaya)
The chupinazo marks the beginning of Durango's patron saint festivities, always with a great line-up of concerts. These festivities are very cultural, with dance, theatre and circus performances for the youngest...

Moors and Christians of El Campello

From 12th October to 15th October
Campello, el (Alicante)
Historical
It commemorates the battles against the Barbary pirates in the 16th century. The 12th October is the big day of the festivities, with the Desembarco, at dawn, on the Carrer la Mar beach, and the great parade of Moors and Christians in the afternoon, through the streets of the centre of El Campello.

13th October

Donation of the Villa in Fresno el Viejo

From 13th October to 15th October
Fresno el Viejo (Valladolid)
Historical recreation, market and medieval activities, medieval dinner, medieval camp, medieval tournament, medieval mass, appointment of commander, medieval games, queen's pincho and activities in the bars.

Caravaca de la Cruz Fair

From 13th October to 15th October
Caravaca de la Cruz (Murcia)
Fair
Immerse yourself in gastronomy, music, craftsmanship, Antiques and Pilgrims' markets, children's attractions, and live performances. Additionally, discover the latest in automotive and agricultural machinery with special promotions. An unmissable commercial, social, and cultural event.

Go through the festivals that we show you in October, surely there is one that will surprise you.

Upcoming festivals

Santa Cruz de Tenerife

From 15th February to 26th February
Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Sta. Cruz de Tenerife)
Santa Cruz de Tenerife
The most Brazilian Carnival in Spain is that of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, 15 days of joy, dance, fun and fun. The highlight: the fancy dress costumes at the Gala for the Election of the Queen of the Festivities.

Miguelturra Carnival

From 17th February to 26th February
Miguelturra (Ciudad Real)
Miguelturra Carnival
The Miguelturra Carnival is a fun experience in which you will be more than a spectator: costumes, masks and music fill every street of the town with colour and joy.

The Fallas of Gandía

From 19th February to 19th March
Gandia (Valencia)
Enjoy our Fallas monuments, float parades, paella contests, concerts, fireworks shows, and the burning of the Fallas monuments during 'Nit del Foc'. Furthermore, Gandía offers a rich history and culture with tourist attractions such as the Ducal Palace of the Borja family, the Collegiate Church of Santa Maria, Gandía Beach, and the Gandía Marsh Natural Park.

Jerez Flamenco Festival

From 24th February to 11th March
Jerez de la Frontera (Cádiz)
Don't miss the Jerez Flamenco Festival! Immerse yourself in the Andalusian culture and enjoy the best flamenco artists in a unique environment, surrounded by delicious gastronomy and wine. A unique experience that you cannot miss. #JerezFlamencoFestival

The Fallas of Valencia

From 26th February to 19th March
Valencia (Valencia)
The Fallas of Valencia
We invite you to enjoy a great traditional, joyful and colorful festival that takes place in the city of Valencia. The Fallas of Valencia are celebrated from March 15 to 19.

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