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Bajo Andarax - Festivals

Festivals


We invite you to know the most outstanding festivals of the Bajo Andarax region. Enjoy with your family and friends of centuries of tradition.
 
 

Benahadux

 
Thursday “Lardero”. It is celebrated on the Thursday before Ash Wednesday.

Carnival. It is celebrated in February (variable date).

Saint Joseph. Local festivities of the town. They are celebrated during the week of March 19.

Holy Week. It is celebrated in March-April (variable date).

Night of the “carros”. It is celebrated on Resurrection Sunday.

May Crosses. It is celebrated on May 3.

Saint Isidore the Farmer. It is celebrated on May 15.

Saint John. It is celebrated on the night of June 23.

Virgin of Carmel. It is celebrated on July 16.

Virgin of the Sea. It is celebrated during the month of August (variable date).

Virgin of the Head. Local festivities of the town. They are celebrated during the month of September (variable date).
 
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Gador

 
Saint Anton. It is celebrated on January 17. In this popular celebration the neighbors "burn the beards to Saint Anton" in the bonfires.

Saint Sebastian. It is celebrated on January 20. There is a mass, a procession, a festival and a day at the “Merendero de Zorracana”, where the traditional “migas” are prepared.

The “Candelaria”. It is celebrated on February 2. A mass is held where the children born in that year are presented to the Virgin which is processed in the surroundings of the church.

Carnival. It is celebrated in February (variable date).

Thursday “Lardero”. It is celebrated on the Thursday before Ash Wednesday. There is a meal in the countryside with all the neighbors, in the place known as “Las Chimeneicas”.

Holy Week. It is celebrated in March-April (variable date).

Privilege Day. It is celebrated on April 15. The administrative independence of the town over Almeria city is celebrated, which took place more than 200 years ago. A commemorative institutional act is celebrated.

May Crosses. It is celebrated on May 3. A festival is held at the Monument of the Cross, which is adorned with flowers for the occasion.

Saint Anthony. It is celebrated during the weekend closest to June 13.

Boy of Remedy. It is celebrated during the second weekend of September (variable date). A Mass is celebrated in honor of the Niño del Remedio and his image is processed to the neighborhood that bears his name.

Virgin of the Rosary. Local festivities of the town. They are celebrated during the second weekend of October (variable date).

Immaculate Conception's Day. It is celebrated on December 8. There is a floral offering and a mass in honor of the Virgin.
 
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Huercal de Almeria

 
Carnival. It is celebrated in February (variable date).

Holy Week. It is celebrated in March-April (variable date).

Fair. It is celebrated during the first week of May (variable date).

Virgin of Carmel. It is celebrated on July 16.
 
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Pechina

 
Carnival. It is celebrated in February (variable date).

Holy Week. It is celebrated in March-April (variable date).

Saint Indaletius. Local festivities of the town. They are celebrated on May 15.

Saint Aloysius (Llano de la Salvadora). It is celebrated during the weekend closest to June 21.

Saint Claude (Baños de Sierra Alhamilla). It is celebrated during the weekend closest to October 30.
 
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Rioja

 
Carnival. It is celebrated in February (variable date).

Thursday “Lardero”. It is celebrated on the Thursday before Ash Wednesday.

Holy Week. It is celebrated in March-April (variable date).

Saint Isidore Pilgrimage. It is celebrated on May 15 and 16.

Virgin of the Rosary. They are the local festivities of the town and they are celebrated during the first weekend of October.
 
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Santa Fe de Mondujar

 
Saint Anton. It is celebrated on January 17.

Carnival. It is celebrated in February (variable date).

Thursday “Lardero”. It is celebrated on the Thursday before Ash Wednesday.

Holy Week. It is celebrated in March-April (variable date).

”Pencones” Night. It is celebrated in March-April (Resurrection Sunday).

”El Huerto” Night. It is celebrated in March-April (Resurrection Sunday).

Saint Mark. It is celebrated on April 25.

May Crosses. It is celebrated during the first weekend of May.

Saint Isidore Pilgrimage. It is celebrated on May 15.

Virgin of Carmel. It is celebrated on July 16.

Virgin of August (Galachar). It is celebrated on August 15.

Virgin of the Rosary. Local festivities of the town. They are celebrated during the first weekend of October.
 
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Viator

 
Carnival. It is celebrated in February (variable date).

Holy Week. It is celebrated in March-April (variable date).

May Crosses (Cerro de la Cruz). It is celebrated during the first weekend of May.

Saint John. It is celebrated on June 24.

Virgin of Carmel. It is celebrated on July 16.

Saint James the Great (Cerro de Santiago). It is celebrated on July 25.

Virgen of the Anguish. They are the local festivities of the town and they are celebrated during the last weekend of October. They are known as "The festival of the longaniza", given its marked gastronomic character.
 
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