Representation festivals

Los Carochos, the Masquerade of Riofrío de Aliste

Los Carochos, the Masquerade of Riofrío de Aliste

1st January
Riofrío de Aliste (Zamora)
In Riofrío de Aliste they enjoy the New Year in a different way, with the tradition of Los Carochos, a ritual as strange as fun that you have to see, at least once in your life.
Three Kings Parade in Santillana del Mar

Three Kings Parade in Santillana del Mar

5th January
Santillana del Mar (Cantabria)
Every 5th January you can enjoy the Three Kings Parade in Santillana del Mar, an experience where all those attending will witness an authentic journey into the past.
The Three Wise Men Parade in Alcoy

The Three Wise Men Parade in Alcoy

5th January
Alcoy/Alcoi (Alicante)
The Three Kings Parade in Alcoy is one of the oldest in the country, and one of the most special. In this parade the royal pages go up to the balconies to leave the presents, a real spectacle!
Jarramplas Festival

Jarramplas Festival

From 19th January to 20th January
Piornal (Cáceres)
On the 19th and 20th of January, Jarramplas walks through the streets of Piornal while neighbours and visitors throw turnips at him.
The Endiablada

The Endiablada

From 1st February to 3rd February
Almonacid del Marquesado (Cuenca)
In February, Almonacid del Marquesado celebrates the festival of La Endiablada, where more than a hundred devils walk through the streets of the village with dances and jumps.
The Weddings of Isabel Segura

The Weddings of Isabel Segura

From 16th February to 19th February
Teruel (Teruel)
In February, Teruel surrenders to the beautiful and tragic love story of Los Amantes de Teruel, with performances in the streets and squares.
The Passion of Esparreguera

The Passion of Esparreguera

From 19th March to 1st April
Esparreguera (Barcelona)
A unique and emotional representation of the Passion of Christ, which takes place outdoors on an impressive natural stage. With more than 500 actors, live music, and special effects, it is an unforgettable experience that attracts thousands of visitors every year.
The Passion of Cervera

The Passion of Cervera

From 28th March to 31st March
Cervera (Lérida)
An impressive theatrical representation of the Passion of Christ that attracts thousands of visitors every Easter. With a long tradition and an impressive staging, a must for theatre and culture lovers.
Medieval Days of Montiel

Medieval Days of Montiel

From 12th April to 14th April
Montiel (Ciudad Real)
Historical days related to the death of Pedro I of Castile, recreating the arrival of the king in Montiel, taking refuge in the Castle of the Star. We will see how life was in the 14th century and witness the famous Battle of Montiel.
Medieval Week in Montblanc

Medieval Week in Montblanc

From 19th April to 28th April
Montblanc (Tarragona)
Immerse yourself in the medieval era in the beautiful city of Montblanc. Enjoy exciting knight shows and medieval dances, taste delicious delicacies at the craft market, and marvel at the historical monuments.
Almansa Major Festivities

Almansa Major Festivities

From 30th April to 6th May
Almansa (Albacete)
Discover the excitement of the Moors and Christians parades, music, dance, fireworks, and historical battles that will transport you to another time. Not to mention the rich local cuisine. Live a unique experience.

Ronda Romántica

From 11th May to 13th May
Ronda (Málaga)
Come to Ronda Romántica and travel back in time to the 19th century! Enjoy carriages, music and dances of the era, typical costume contests, exhibitions and theater. Celebrate our rich history and culture in this unique festival.
San Pascual Bailón and Festival of Zarrón in Almazán

San Pascual Bailón and Festival of Zarrón in Almazán

From 17th May to 18th May
Almazán (Soria)
Traditional and colorful celebration in honor of patron Saint Pascual Bailón that combines religious and folk elements, a procession in which the dancers perform the "paloteo" dance and the "Zarrón" distributes blows while protecting the candies. The festival includes singing, races and the traditional "soparra" meal, a mixture of wine, sugar, cinnamon and soaked bread, served in handmade bowls.
Ducal Festival of Pastrana

Ducal Festival of Pastrana

From 14th July to 16th July
Pastrana (Guadalajara)
Immerse yourself in the charm of the Ducal Festival of Pastrana, where history comes to life with parades, theater, music, and medieval reenactments. Discover the essence of Spanish nobility from the 16th century in an unforgettable cultural event.

The Mystery of Obanos

From 20th July to 27th July
Obanos (Navarra)
In even years, a medieval legend of the Camino de Santiago comes to life, where the town transforms itself to perform an impressive theatrical representation filled with banners, carriages, and medieval costumes. This performance stands out for its quality and its stage in the Plaza de los Fueros. It is an unmissable spectacle that brings together the community of Obanos and delights visitors.
The Viking Pilgrimage of Catoira

The Viking Pilgrimage of Catoira

2nd August
Catoira (Pontevedra)
The Viking Pilgrimage of Catoira, is a traditional festival considered one of the most striking and spectacular in all of Galicia: fighting, costumes, crafts and lots of laughs.

Moors and Christians of Elche

From 7th August to 11th August
Elche/Elx (Alicante)
Elche passionately and colorfully celebrates the Christian reconquest, honoring Our Lady of the Assumption. Twelve troupes, six from each side, dazzle with their splendor in this festival declared of regional tourist interest. From August 7th to 11th.
The Devil's Escape

The Devil's Escape

13th August
Valverde de Leganés (Badajoz)
Valverde de Leganés celebrates the Fuga de la Diabla in August, where the forces of good confront the devils in a battle that takes place in the streets of the town, in an unprecedented spectacle of fire and light.
Patron saint festivals in La Alberca, Diagosto and La Loa

Patron saint festivals in La Alberca, Diagosto and La Loa

From 14th August to 18th August
Alberca, La (Salamanca)
Vibrantes Fiestas Patronales: vive el mágico 'Diagosto' en honor a la Virgen de la Asunción y sumérgete en la ancestral 'Loa', un impresionante auto sacramental que destaca el triunfo del bien sobre el mal. Una experiencia única en un pueblo encantador.
La Pinochada de Vinuesa or Dance of Respect

La Pinochada de Vinuesa or Dance of Respect

16th August
Vinuesa (Soria)
On 16th August, La Pinochada de Vinuesa or Baile del Respeto is celebrated, a popular festivity that symbolically commemorates the affronts between the villages of Vinuesa and Covaleda.

Festes del rei En Jaume

From 29th August to 11th September
Calvià (Baleares)
Many years have passed since 1229 and the bay of Santa Ponça, which saw the arrival of the Christian ships, welcomes the first fortnight of September, our festival, the joy of many Calvianeros, Mallorcans and visitors who come to relive this historic event in a collective and participative celebration.
The descendent of the Witch

The descendent of the Witch

31st August
Vidángoz/Bidankoze (Navarra)
The descendent of the Witch, is part of one of the festivities that take place in the town of Vidangoz (Navarra) and that honor Saint Augustine, considered the patron saint of this region of Spain.

Patron Saint and Moors and Christians Festivities in honour of the Virgin of Loreto in Santa Pola

From 1st September to 8th September
Santa Pola (Alicante)
Moors and Christians and Patron Saint Fiestas, with disembarkation, embassies, conquest and reconquest of Moors and Christians, parades, fireworks, floral offering to the patron saint, procession, children's games and sports competitions.
Moors and Christians Festivities in Villena

Moors and Christians Festivities in Villena

From 4th September to 9th September
Villena (Alicante)
In September the Moors and Christians festivities are held in Villena, of National Tourist Interest, in honour of their patron saint, the Virgen de las Virtudes, who freed the city from the plague.
Devil's Dance of Tijarafe

Devil's Dance of Tijarafe

From 7th September to 8th September
Tijarafe (Sta. Cruz de Tenerife)
We invite you to discover and enjoy the magical Devil's Dance in Tijarafe, a fun and explosive festival that has been declared an Asset of Cultural Interest and is part of the Fiestas de la Candelaria.
Moors and Christians Festivities in Ibi

Moors and Christians Festivities in Ibi

From 16th September to 18th September
Ibi (Alicante)
The Moors and Christians festival in Ibi is held in honour of the Virgen de los Desamparados and consists of the representation of the confrontation between the Moorish troops and the Christians.
The Release of the Cursed Dog

The Release of the Cursed Dog

28th September
Valsequillo de Gran Canaria (Palmas (Las))
The Suelta del Perro Maldito (Release of the Cursed Dog) kicks off the festivities in honour of the patron saint of San Miguel Arcángel, where many take to the streets representing evil creatures and the town gives itself over to the shadows.

The Departure of Diego

From 29th September to 1st October
Teruel (Teruel)
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.

The Cantaderas

From 5th October to 8th October
León (León)
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.

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

From 6th October to 8th October
Manzanares (Ciudad Real)
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.
Festival of the Souls in Soria

Festival of the Souls in Soria

From 23rd October to 1st November
Soria (Soria)
In the Festival de las Ánimas the city of Soria becomes the ideal setting to honour the dead with different activities full of mystery and terror.
Els Espantanens and the Nit d'Animes in Puigcerdá

Els Espantanens and the Nit d'Animes in Puigcerdá

From 28th October to 29th October
Puigcerdà (Gerona)
In the dark night the spirits of the dead visit the living, in a celebration full of scares, tradition and lots of fun. Come and discover the Nit d'Animes in Puigcerdá!
Tosantos Fair and Niebla Medieval Fair

Tosantos Fair and Niebla Medieval Fair

From 1st November to 5th November
Niebla (Huelva)
Close to All Saints' Day, the Niebla Tosantos Fair and Feria Franca Medieval is held, a magical experience of medieval times not to be missed.
Festivities of San Clemente in Lorca

Festivities of San Clemente in Lorca

From 11th November to 23rd November
Lorca (Murcia)
The Fiestas of San Clemente in Lorca last approximately 10 days and culminate on 23 November, the day of San Clemente, a time to enjoy a medieval atmosphere, in keeping with the time when the Christians recovered the city.

Baroque Days in Corella

From 27th November to 29th November
Corella (Navarra)
An open-air museum with palaces, churches and convents that will transport you back in time. Enjoy a vibrant weekend with crafts, guided tours, theatre, music and a modern history conference. And discover gems such as the Bardenas, Fitero and Tudela.
Cervantine Days in Esquivias

Cervantine Days in Esquivias

From 6th December to 12th December
Esquivias (Toledo)
In Toledo it is a tradition to celebrate the wedding anniversary of its historical and illustrious neighbours, Don Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra and his wife Catalina de Salazar y Palacios. We invite you to get to know and enjoy the Jornadas Cervantinas de Esquivias!
Living Nativity Scene in Buitrago del Lozoya

Living Nativity Scene in Buitrago del Lozoya

From 10th December to 18th December
Buitrago del Lozoya (Madrid)
If you want to live Christmas in the flesh, come to the Buitrago del Lozoya Living Nativity Scene, with more than 40 biblical scenes represented by real people, an amazing Christmas experience!
Living Nativity Scene of Arcos de la Frontera

Living Nativity Scene of Arcos de la Frontera

16th December
Arcos de la Frontera (Cádiz)
Another of the most awaited nativity scenes at Christmas time is the Living Nativity Scene of Arcos de la Frontera, where you will find artisans, bakers, goldsmiths, and even a real baby in the role of the baby Jesus.

Upcoming festivals

The pilgrimage of the Virgen de las Viñas in Tomelloso

From 13th April to 21st April
Tomelloso (Ciudad Real)
The pilgrimage of the Virgen de las Viñas in Tomelloso
Discover the spectacular green carriages, a mix of tradition and modernity. Days of togetherness and brotherhood around the Virgin of the Vine, with good food, traditional games, skill competitions, and folk performances.

Day of the Light

From 17th April to 17th April
Arroyo de la Luz (Cáceres)
Arroyo de la Luz celebrates the Day of the Light every Easter Monday in honor of the Patron Saint. Enjoy the excitement of horse racing, music, and traditional food at the town's most important festivity. Declared a Regional Tourist Interest Festival since 1997.

Water Monday in Salamanca

17th April
Salamanca (Salamanca)
Come to Salamanca and celebrate the Lunes de Aguas! Enjoy a day in the countryside with friends and family while tasting the delicious hornazo, a typical dish of the festivity. Discover the history behind this tradition that dates back to the 16th century. Don't miss it!

Medieval Week in Montblanc

From 19th April to 28th April
Montblanc (Tarragona)
Medieval Week in Montblanc
Immerse yourself in the medieval era in the beautiful city of Montblanc. Enjoy exciting knight shows and medieval dances, taste delicious delicacies at the craft market, and marvel at the historical monuments.

Pilgrimage of the Holy Face

20th April
Alicante/Alacant (Alicante)
Discover the pilgrimage of the Holy Face in Alicante, a centuries-old tradition full of emotion and devotion. Experience this unique event and discover the history and culture of the city at the same time.

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