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Festivals

 

Carnival

 

It is celebrated in February (variable date). The burial of sardines is considered a unique festive event.
 
Carnival
 
 

Holy Week

 

It is celebrated in March-April (variable date). It has been declared of Tourist Interest since 2003.
 
Holy Week
 
 

Day of the “Vieja”

 

It is celebrated 20 days before Lent (variable date). It is a very popular festival that dates back to the 17th century.
 
Hornazo
 
 

Saint Diego of Alcala

 

Local festivities of the town.

They are celebrated during the week of November 13.
 

 
 

Other featured festivals

 
Virgin of Carmen (La Portilla). It is celebrated on January 1.

Virgin of the Wonders (Las Maravillas). It is celebrated on January 1.

Festivities (Bravo). They are celebrated on January 6.

Saint Anton. It is celebrated on January 17.

Festivities (El Rulador). They are celebrated in January (variable date).

Festivities (Muleria). They are celebrated on February 2.

Festivities (El Martinete). They are celebrated on February 28.

Pilgrimage. It is celebrated the first weekend of May.

Pilgrimage Guazamara - Los Guiraos. It is celebrated the third weekend of May and began to be held in the year 1996.

Corpus Christi (Herrerias). It is celebrated in June (variable date).

Virgin of Carmen. It is celebrated on July 16.

Virgin of Carmen (Villaricos). It is celebrated on July 16.

Immaculate Conception Festival (El Largo). It is celebrated the last weekend of July.

Festivities (Grima). They are celebrated the last weekend of July.

Trovero Festival (Los Lobos). It is celebrated the first weekend of August.

Saint Joseph & Virgin of Carmen Festival (Los Lobos). It is celebrated the first weekend of August.

Virgin of Carmen (Palomares). It is celebrated the first weekend of August.

Virgin of the Sea (Villaricos). It is celebrated on August 15.

Festivities (Canalejas). They are celebrated on the last Saturday of August.

Virgin of the Rosary (Guazamara). It is celebrated during the second week of October.