Dance festivals

Festival of the Cuadrillas in Barranda

Festival of the Cuadrillas in Barranda

From 26th January to 28th January
Caravaca de la Cruz (Murcia)
Tradition
At the end of January the Fiesta de las Cuadrillas is held, where the streets of Barranda host the clash of the cuadrillas and the different bands perform traditional songs and dances of the most joyful and entertaining kind.

Jerez Flamenco Festival

From 24th February to 11th March
Jerez de la Frontera (Cádiz)
Folklore
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 Dance of Tauste and The Crystal Rosary

From 21st April to 25th April
Tauste (Zaragoza)
Religious
These dances have been repeated for more than 150 years in honour of the patron saints of the town. They are divided into acts with swords, shields, sticks and are also accompanied by human towers.
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)
Representation
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.
Procession of the Hundred Maidens of Sorzano

Procession of the Hundred Maidens of Sorzano

From 19th May to 21st May
Sorzano (Rioja, La)
Religious
Check out this popular festival in Sorzano that is celebrated every third Sunday of May. Welcome to the Procession of the Hundred Maidens of Sorzano!
Corpus Christi in Camuñas

Corpus Christi in Camuñas

From 7th June to 11th June
Camuñas (Toledo)
Religious
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.

Caracolá Lebrijana

From 6th July to 15th July
Lebrija (Sevilla)
Folklore
One of the most important flamenco festivals in the entire Spanish territory, the Caracolá Lebrijana, has been attended by countless artists such as Juan Peña 'El Lebrijano', Curro Malena, Camarón, among others. Every year, the figure of one of them is recognized for their key role in flamenco culture.

International Festival of Ortigueira

From 9th July to 16th July
Ortigueira (Coruña)
Folklore
Known internationally, it attracts crowds with its seaside stage, concerts by renowned artists, and vibrant festive atmosphere. An unforgettable experience on the magical Galician coast.

Apostle's Festivities in Santiago de Compostela

From 20th July to 31st July
Santiago de Compostela (Coruña)
Fair
A historical celebration filled with music, color, and devotion in honor of Santiago. Floral offering, processions, concerts, fireworks, and more. A unique experience in Galicia. #ApostlesFestivities.
The Dance of the Stilts

The Dance of the Stilts

From 21st July to 25th July
Anguiano (Rioja, La)
Folklore
The Dance of the Stilts, is a popular traditional festival, which is celebrated in the town of Anguiano in La Rioja, Spain and which has been declared as an Intangible Cultural Property.
Las Minas International Singing Festival

Las Minas International Singing Festival

From 27th July to 6th August
Unión, La (Murcia)
Folklore
The Festival Internacional del Cante de Las Minas de La Unión, in Murcia, is held at the end of July and beginning of August. It is a festival that showcases the best of flamenco music through galas and competitions.

Flamenco Cork Festival of Genal Valley

29th July
Gaucín (Málaga)
Folklore
Discover the Flamenco Cork Festival of Genal Valley. It was born as a Flamenco Verbena at the Castle of Águila in '97. Since then, this event is celebrated every year with renowned flamenco artists, along with the magical cork oak uncorking.
Festival of the Rama in Agaete

Festival of the Rama in Agaete

4th August
Agaete (Palmas (Las))
Tradition
In Agaete (Gran Canaria) we have a very cheerful, lively and colorful festival that is celebrated every August 4th, in honor of the Virgin of Las Nieves. It is the Fiesta de la Rama.
La Pinochada de Vinuesa or Dance of Respect

La Pinochada de Vinuesa or Dance of Respect

16th August
Vinuesa (Soria)
Representation
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.
The Paloteo Dance of Longares

The Paloteo Dance of Longares

From 1st September to 8th September
Longares (Zaragoza)
Folklore
If you want to experience on your skin the emotion of years of tradition to the sound of this hypnotic music to the rhythm of the sticks, you can't miss the Dance of the Paloteo de Longares, a unique experience!

The Mojiganga of Graus

From 12th September to 15th September
Graus (Huesca)
Tradition
In the festivities of San Vicente Ferrer a rich range of traditions, dances and a review of what has happened in the last year with the Mojiganga.
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.

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.
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...
Elche Medieval Festival

Elche Medieval Festival

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

Saffron Rose Festival in Consuegra

From 20th October to 29th October
Consuegra (Toledo)
Gastronomic
The Fiesta de la Rosa del Azafrán (Saffron Rose Festival) is held on the last weekend of October. It is a tradition in Consuegra (Toledo) to showcase the traditions of La Mancha culture.
Festival of the Souls in Soria

Festival of the Souls in Soria

From 23rd October to 1st November
Soria (Soria)
Representation
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.
Feast of the Humanitarians in San Martín de Aller

Feast of the Humanitarians in San Martín de Aller

11th November
Aller (Asturias)
Religious
The Asturian bagpipes sound in the streets of Moreda, to announce one of the most typical and iconic popular festivities of autumn in Asturias. On the 11th of November, the Fiesta de los Humanitarios is celebrated in San Martín de Aller.
Cervantine Days in Esquivias

Cervantine Days in Esquivias

From 6th December to 12th December
Esquivias (Toledo)
Representation
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!

Upcoming festivals

Emérita Lúdica

From 20th May to 26th May
Mérida (Badajoz)
Emérita Lúdica
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.

Pilgrimage of the Virgin of Navahonda in Robledo de Chavela

From 21st May to 28th May
Robledo de Chavela (Madrid)
Discover the tradition of the Pilgrimage of the Virgin of Navahonda. Experience the excitement of carrying the image of the virgin in procession from her hermitage to the town church and enjoy the festivities, traditional dances, local cuisine, and much more.

Puertollano's Feast of the Holy Vow

From 24th May to 25th May
Puertollano (Ciudad Real)
Puertollano's Feast of the Holy Vow
Discover the centuries-old tradition of the Holy Vow in Puertollano. Enjoy the blessing of rolls, the cow parade, the bonfires, and the delicious sacred stew. Awards, medieval market, and a photography rally complete this unique experience.

May festivities in Aldeire

From 26th May to 28th May
Aldeire (Granada)
May festivities in Aldeire
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.

Caballada of Atenzia

31st May
Atienza (Guadalajara)
Caballada of Atenzia
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'.

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