Urban festivals

Carnival of Verín

Carnival of Verín

From 8th February to 13th February
Verín (Orense)
Carnival
This festival of National Tourist Interest is celebrated for three weeks and every day is full of surprises. It follows an ancestral ritual with the presence of "cigarrones" that walk through the main streets, parades of troupes, floats, music and open-air dances. Weeks of fun and gastronomic feasts.

The Fallas of Gandía

From 19th February to 19th March
Gandia (Valencia)
Tradition
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.
The Fallas of Valencia

The Fallas of Valencia

From 26th February to 19th March
Valencia (Valencia)
Tradition
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.

The Cincomarzada

5th March
Zaragoza (Zaragoza)
Tradition
An entire program of outdoor activities takes place in Tío Jorge Park to celebrate how a whole city defended itself with whatever was at hand against an invasion.

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!
Rompida de la Hora

Rompida de la Hora

28th March
Calanda (Teruel)
Religious
On Good Friday in Calanda the Tamborrada or Rompida de la Hora is celebrated, with the beating of drums and giant bass drums, a festival declared Intangible Heritage of Humanity.
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 Bollo Festival in Avilés

The Bollo Festival in Avilés

From 30th March to 1st April
Avilés (Asturias)
Tradition
Celebrate the end of Holy Week with parades of floats, music and dance, and enjoy the traditional and delicious Bollo. Join the massive street feast and live the most authentic Asturian experience. We're waiting for you!

Passion of Montiel

30th March
Montiel (Ciudad Real)
Religious
Young people from Montiel fervently and emotionally recreate the scenes of Christ's Passion. From the Last Supper to the Resurrection, each moment is interpreted with intensity, highlighting Jesus's three falls, his encounter with Veronica and his mother, and the emotional climax at the cross.
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!
Spring Festival of Murcia

Spring Festival of Murcia

From 9th April to 16th April
Murcia (Murcia)
Tradition
Join the celebration of the arrival of spring and immerse yourself in Murcian culture. A week where you will experience the joy of the Bando de la Huerta, the excitement of the Entierro de la Sardina, the devotion of the Romería, and many other activities. Don't miss it!
Medieval Days of Montiel

Medieval Days of Montiel

From 12th April to 14th April
Montiel (Ciudad Real)
Representation
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.

Water Monday in Salamanca

17th April
Salamanca (Salamanca)
Tradition
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!
Seville April Fair

Seville April Fair

From 23rd April to 29th April
Sevilla (Sevilla)
Fair
For a week, the city is transformed into a real party with music, dance and good food. Visitors enjoy the atmosphere, dress up in traditional costumes, taste the typical gastronomy and dance sevillanas all night long. Don't miss the opportunity to experience the magic of the Seville Fair!

Day of the Faldeta

23rd April
Fraga (Huesca)
Folklore
This festival is a tribute to the customs and clothing of the women of Fraga. To live the essence of tradition.
May Crosses in Granada

May Crosses in Granada

From 1st May to 3rd May
Granada (Granada)
Floral
Come and experience the joy of spring at the May Crosses in Granada! Enjoy streets full of flowers, typical food, music, dance, and activities for the whole family. A festive celebration full of color and fun that you cannot miss.
Festival de los Patios Cordobeses

Festival de los Patios Cordobeses

From 4th May to 19th May
Córdoba (Córdoba)
Floral
The Festival of the 'Patios of Cordoba' takes place in May when the plants and flowers reach their greatest splendor and thousands of residents and visitors enjoy the beauty of the patios.
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.
San Isidro Festival in Madrid

San Isidro Festival in Madrid

From 5th May to 15th May
Madrid (Madrid)
Tradition
Celebrate the San Isidro Festival in Madrid: a festivity full of history, culture and fun. Enjoy the best concerts, fairs, workshops, bullfights and much more. A unique opportunity to get to know the city and its tradition. Don't miss it!
San Isidro Festival in Yecla

San Isidro Festival in Yecla

From 10th May to 19th May
Yecla (Murcia)
Tradition
Come to Yecla and enjoy the festivities of San Isidro Labrador. Processions, selection of the Queen and Ladies, float parades, music, and the best cuisine await you in this celebration dedicated to the patron saint of farmers.
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.
Emérita Lúdica

Emérita Lúdica

From 20th May to 26th May
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.
Corpus Christi in Toledo

Corpus Christi in Toledo

From 4th June to 11th June
Toledo (Toledo)
Religious
Discover Corpus Christi in Toledo: A historic procession full of tradition and faith, featuring beautiful floats and the impressive custodia by Enrique de Arfe. Experience a unique celebration in a city that fully embraces this sacred event.

Ronda Romántica

From 6th June to 9th June
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.

Tamarite de Litera Carpets

11th June
Tamarite de Litera (Huesca)
Floral
Carpets decorated with paint and flowers to add more color and splendor to this festival associated with Corpus Christi.
The Battel of Vine

The Battel of Vine

29th June
Haro (Rioja, La)
Battles
The Battle of Wine is a traditional festival, which takes place on June 29 of each year in the town of Haro (La Rioja), Spain, to celebrate the day of 'San Pedro', which tourists attend, both nationals and foreigners.
The San Fermines

The San Fermines

From 6th July to 14th July
Pamplona/Iruña (Navarra)
Bullfighting
The festival of San Fermin is a celebration of great tourist interest that mobilizes all of Spain and takes place every year in Pamplona, Navarra and where the traditional celebration begins with the launch of the so-called 'Chupinazo' from the balcony of the town hall.

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.

Veladas and Festivities of La Línea de la Concepción

From 14th July to 23rd July
Línea de la Concepción, La (Cádiz)
Fair
Enjoy 10 days of a festive atmosphere, the aroma of manzanilla (a type of sherry), and flamenco dresses at any time of the day at the Veladas y Fiestas de La Línea in Cádiz.

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.
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.

Festes de Gràcia in Barcelona

From 15th August to 21st August
Barcelona (Barcelona)
Tradition
The Festes de Gràcia are celebrated with their identity sign more alive than ever, more than 23 streets are decorated to celebrate with locals and visitors one of the most colourful festivals in the city of Barcelona.
The Battle of Flowers in Laredo

The Battle of Flowers in Laredo

26th August
Laredo (Cantabria)
Floral
On the last Friday in August, Laredo celebrates the Battle of Flowers, a festival where floats decorated with flowers compete to be the most colourful and best decorated, and music takes over the streets.

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.
Moors and Christians Festivities in Villena

Moors and Christians Festivities in Villena

From 4th September to 9th September
Villena (Alicante)
Representation
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.

Festivities of the Santísimo Cristo de la Vera Cruz in Cózar

From 13th September to 18th September
Cózar (Ciudad Real)
Tradition
Patron saint festivities that bring together several ancestral traditions that you have to discover, such as El Toro de Fuego (The Bull of Fire), foot-tackle carts, and Las Tacillas, a unique game of chance that has been passed down from generation to generation since the 14th century.
Moors and Christians Festivities in Ibi

Moors and Christians Festivities in Ibi

From 16th September to 18th September
Ibi (Alicante)
Representation
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.

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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