Regional Tourist Interest festivals

Baptism of the Child in Palencia

Baptism of the Child in Palencia

1st January
Palencia (Palencia)
Religious
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.
Los Carochos, the Masquerade of Riofrío de Aliste

Los Carochos, the Masquerade of Riofrío de Aliste

1st January
Riofrío de Aliste (Zamora)
Representation
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)
Representation
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.
Las Paces Festival in Villarta de San Juan

Las Paces Festival in Villarta de San Juan

From 23rd January to 26th January
Villarta de San Juan (Ciudad Real)
Religious
In February, the festival of Las Paces is celebrated in Villarta de San Juan, where thousands of rockets and fireworks are launched to thank the Virgin for the peace that has reigned in the town for more than 650 years.
Traginers Festival in Balsareny

Traginers Festival in Balsareny

From 1st February to 4th February
Balsareny (Barcelona)
Tradition
On the Sunday before carnival, the Fiesta de los Traginers is held, a tribute to the honourable work of the muleteer. A parade of horses and carriages takes place in the streets of Balsareny in a lively musical atmosphere.
Los Negritos of San Blas

Los Negritos of San Blas

From 2nd February to 3rd February
Montehermoso (Cáceres)
Folklore
Los Negritos de San Blas is an event that takes place on February 2 and 3 in the Montehermoso region, in Cáceres, Spain, to pay a special tribute to San Blas and which is considered an event of Regional Tourist Interest.
The Wine Fountain

The Wine Fountain

3rd February
Borriana/Burriana (Castellón)
Gastronomic
Do you dream of a fountain from which the most exquisite wine flows? You don't have to keep dreaming, visit Burriana on the day of San Blas and enjoy the Font del Vi.
Herencia Carnival

Herencia Carnival

From 11th February to 22nd February
Herencia (Ciudad Real)
Carnival
In February the Herencia Carnival is celebrated, the most fun party in the area with two weeks of festivities, parades, music, masks and colours. You won't regret it!
Miguelturra Carnival

Miguelturra Carnival

From 17th February to 26th February
Miguelturra (Ciudad Real)
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.

Gabarreros Festival in El Espinar

From 4th March to 12th March
Espinar, El (Segovia)
Tradition
A unique celebration that combines tradition, culture and fun. It is an opportunity to enjoy the local gastronomy, learn about the history and crafts of the area and enjoy a festive and cozy atmosphere. If you are looking for an authentic and memorable experience, don't miss this popular festival in the heart of the Sierra de Guadarrama.

The Fallas of Denia

From 17th March to 19th March
Dénia (Alicante)
Tradition
Come and enjoy the Fallas of Denia! Discover its impressive cardboard and papier-mâché figures, its parades of marching bands and the spectacular burning of the fallas in a huge bonfire, a party not to be missed!

The Night of the Pepitas

From 18th March to 18th March
Ferrol (Coruña)
Tradition
Experience a unique and beloved tradition in Ferrol's Fiesta de las Pepitas! Join the men in capes and hats as they roam the streets, singing and playing music with traditional instruments, and offer pepitas to women in exchange for food and drink. A must-see event attracting thousands of visitors each year!
The Passion of Esparreguera

The Passion of Esparreguera

From 19th March to 1st April
Esparreguera (Barcelona)
Representation
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.
La Charrada Festival

La Charrada Festival

30th March
Ciudad Rodrigo (Salamanca)
Folklore
A regional touristic celebration held on Holy Saturday, featuring folk groups from the region and Portugal showcasing traditional costumes and music in the vibrant Plaza Mayor. A unique display of Salamanca's folk culture not to be missed.
The Humarrachos

The Humarrachos

31st March
Berja (Almería)
Tradition
Patron saint festivities in honour of San Tesifón, where the locals light large bonfires, taste local food and drink, dance and enjoy live music. A unique experience of Andalusian culture and traditions.
The Bujots Massacre

The Bujots Massacre

9th April
Ciutadella de Menorca (Baleares)
Tradition
Discover a unique traditional Menorcan festival, where straw dolls representing well-known figures are shot down with blank-firing shotguns. A one-of-a-kind festival in the world celebrated in Ciutadella on Easter Sunday. Don't miss it!
The Piedaescrita Pilgrimage

The Piedaescrita Pilgrimage

10th April
Campanario (Badajoz)
Religious
A popular festival in honor of the Virgin of Piedraescrita, featuring a parade of tissue paper floats, music, and dance. It offers a countryside day with tasting of local cuisine, and ends with a party in the city center. Declared of Tourist Interest in Extremadura, it is a crowded and colorful event.
The pilgrimage of the Virgen de las Viñas in Tomelloso

The pilgrimage of the Virgen de las Viñas in Tomelloso

From 13th April to 21st April
Tomelloso (Ciudad Real)
Religious
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.

Santo Toribio Festivities in Palencia

From 14th April to 16th April
Palencia (Palencia)
Religious
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.

Day of the Light

From 17th April to 17th April
Arroyo de la Luz (Cáceres)
Religious
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.
Medieval Week in Montblanc

Medieval Week in Montblanc

From 19th April to 28th April
Montblanc (Tarragona)
Representation
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.

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.
Archidona Dog Fair

Archidona Dog Fair

From 5th May to 7th May
Archidona (Málaga)
Fair
Are you a dog lover? Then you can't miss this fair, with sales of hunting and companion dogs, dog shows, beauty and skills contests, dog-related products, and the opportunity to meet experts.

Ronda Romántica

From 11th May to 13th May
Ronda (Málaga)
Representation
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.
Witch Festival of Alcantarilla

Witch Festival of Alcantarilla

From 12th May to 21st May
Alcantarilla (Murcia)
Tradition
A unique celebration full of history and fantasy. Organized by the Federation of Peñas, the tradition dates back to the 16th century and takes place in spring to purify all negativity. In addition to the burning of the witch, there are parades, music, and activities for all ages.
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.
Puertollano's Feast of the Holy Vow

Puertollano's Feast of the Holy Vow

From 24th May to 25th May
Puertollano (Ciudad Real)
Tradition
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.
Emérita Lúdica

Emérita Lúdica

From 29th May to 4th June
Mérida (Badajoz)
Historical
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.

The Miracle of the Corporals of Daroca

From 3rd June to 11th June
Daroca (Zaragoza)
Religious
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.
The Colacho Festival

The Colacho Festival

11th June
Sasamón (Burgos)
Religious
Discover one of the most astonishing celebrations that forms part of our heritage, a unique event where a man dressed as the devil jumps over babies on mattresses. Immerse yourself in this centuries-old tradition filled with excitement and wonder.
Isil Bonfires Festival

Isil Bonfires Festival

From 23rd June to 25th June
Alt Àneu (Lérida)
Tradition
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!

Santander's Baños de Ola (Ocean Baths)

From 13th July to 16th July
Santander (Cantabria)
Tradition
Queen Isabel II promoted this therapeutic trend, and El Sardinero, the first Spanish beach to embrace it. A captivating and healthy tradition. The festival offers beach activities for all, concerts, workshops, and other celebration spots throughout the city.
Virgin of Carmen and Magdalena Festivities in Cangas del Narcea

Virgin of Carmen and Magdalena Festivities in Cangas del Narcea

From 16th July to 22nd July
Cangas del Narcea (Asturias)
Religious
Declared Festivals of Touristic Interest in Asturias, the celebrations of El Carmen and La Magdalena feature dazzling fireworks displays and the thrilling 'Descarga' in honor of the Virgen del Carmen. An unforgettable experience you shouldn't miss.

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.
New Year's Eve in August in Bérchules

New Year's Eve in August in Bérchules

6th August
Bérchules (Granada)
Tradition
In the town of Bérchules in Granada, New Year's Eve is celebrated in August! We invite you to discover this popular festivity that breaks the traditional schemes: New Year's Eve in August in Bérchules.

Moors and Christians of Elche

From 7th August to 11th August
Elche/Elx (Alicante)
Representation
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)
Representation
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.
Running of the bulls of Pilón in Falces

Running of the bulls of Pilón in Falces

From 13th August to 20th August
Falces (Navarra)
Bullfighting
In August, the Encierro del Pilón de Falces takes place, a bullfighting festival in which young people run in front of the bulls along a dangerous path on the edge of the cliff.

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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