Festivals in Palencia

Baptism of the Child in Palencia

Baptism of the Child in Palencia

1st January
Palencia (Palencia)
On the 1st of January, Palencia celebrates the traditional Baptism of the Child, a procession that has become an ancestral custom, with more than five centuries of history, where the amusing pedrea of sweets and candies takes place.

Santo Toribio Festivities in Palencia

From 14th April to 16th April
Palencia (Palencia)
Celebration with music, gastronomy, sports activities, and fireworks. As a climax, the procession of the Saint to the Cristo chapel, followed by the throwing of bread and cheese to the attendees. An opportunity to enjoy Palencia's culture, tradition, and cuisine.

San Antonio de Padua in Villoldo

From 10th June to 13th June
Villoldo (Palencia)
The patron saint festivities in honour of San Antonio de Padua in Villoldo bring a programme of activities for everyone and anyone who wants to come and have a good time.

Patron Saint Festivities of San Antolin in Palencia

From 24th August to 3rd September
Palencia (Palencia)
Palencia celebrates its main festivities around the figure of its patron saint: San Antolín. To the sound of giants and big-headed figures, the tradition of going down to drink from the well in the crypt of the cathedral is united.

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'.

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Paso del Fuego and Móndidas

23rd June
San Pedro Manrique (Soria)
Paso del Fuego and Móndidas
On June 23 El Paso del Fuego and Móndidas, is celebrated in San Pedro in Soria, where a large crowd of people to carry out an ancestral event that consists of an initiatory ritual to achieve immortality.

The Compromise of Caspe

From 23rd June to 25th June
Caspe (Zaragoza)
For three days, a medieval town in Caspe is reenacted to exemplify the pact that resolved the lack of an heir to the crown in an exemplary manner. With a rich program of recreational and cultural activities.

Isil Bonfires Festival

From 23rd June to 25th June
Alt Àneu (Lérida)
Isil Bonfires Festival
Come and enjoy a magical celebration in Isil, to celebrate the summer solstice. The fallaires of the village bring down the fire from the mountains, light the bonfires, and start the 'pla' dance. Join us!

Bonfires of San Juan in La Coruña

23rd June
Coruña, A (Coruña)
Bonfires of San Juan in La Coruña
Come to know and enjoy a warm festival with bonfires, sardines and music, the best combination! This is the Bonfires of San Juan de La Coruña in Galicia, Spain.

Yeguas Round-up in Almonte

26th June
Almonte (Huelva)
Come to Almonte and experience this centuries-old tradition, enjoy the beauty of horses and mares in their natural habitat, in the Doñana marshes. A unique livestock event that you shouldn't miss.

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The San Fermines

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

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