Theatre festivals

Sant Antoni festivities in Barcelona

Sant Antoni festivities in Barcelona

From 13th January to 23rd January
Barcelona (Barcelona)
Tradition
For Sant Antoni you can enjoy the best of Barcelona's culture at the Festes of Sant Antoni, with giants and big-heads, theatre, dance, concerts and activities for all ages.
The Weddings of Isabel Segura

The Weddings of Isabel Segura

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

The Idus of March

13th March
Mara (Zaragoza)
Historical
On the Idus of March, the locals dressed as warriors and sorceresses will offer you a show that is hard to forget.
The Passion of Cervera

The Passion of Cervera

From 1st April to 29th April
Cervera (Lérida)
Representation
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 Week in Montblanc

Medieval Week in Montblanc

From 21st April to 1st May
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.
May festivities in Aldeire

May festivities in Aldeire

From 26th May to 28th May
Aldeire (Granada)
Historical
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.
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 Compromise of Caspe

From 23rd June to 25th June
Caspe (Zaragoza)
Tradition
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.
Ducal Festival of Pastrana

Ducal Festival of Pastrana

From 14th July to 16th July
Pastrana (Guadalajara)
Representation
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)
Representation
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 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.

Fiesta del Motín in Aranjuez

From 1st September to 5th September
Aranjuez (Madrid)
Historical
From September 1 to 5 is celebrated the Fiesta del Motín in Aranjuez, an exciting popular festival that recalls the historic Mutiny of Aranjuez.
Carthaginians and Romans in Cartagena

Carthaginians and Romans in Cartagena

From 16th September to 25th September
Cartagena (Murcia)
Historical
In the second half of September, the festival of Carthaginians and Romans is celebrated in Cartagena, considered the great Mediterranean festival where historical events that took place in the city are commemorated.
La Mercé Festivities

La Mercé Festivities

From 23rd September to 26th September
Barcelona (Barcelona)
Tradition
On the weekend around 24 September, the Mercé Festival is held in Barcelona to honour the Virgin of La Merced, patron saint of the city.

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.

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.

Baroque Days in Corella

From 27th November to 29th November
Corella (Navarra)
Representation
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)
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!
Living Nativity Scene in Buitrago del Lozoya

Living Nativity Scene in Buitrago del Lozoya

From 10th December to 18th December
Buitrago del Lozoya (Madrid)
Representation
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)
Representation
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.

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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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