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Festivals

 

Night of the Lights

 

It is celebrated on February 8 and commemorates the processional transfer of the Parochial Church, which was on the old N-340, to its current location in the Cura Valera Square.
 
Bonfire
 
 

Carnival

 

It is celebrated in February (variable date). Each year more inhabitants, children and adults, are transformed with the most spectacular costumes, the most rehearsed choreography and the most special make-up.
 
Carnival
 
 

Holy Week

 

It is celebrated in March-April (variable date). It has been declared of National Tourist Interest since 1983. More information.
 
Holy Week
 
 

Fair

 

Huercal-Overa celebrates its Fair in the second half of October. It is celebrated in honor of the Virgin of the Assumption.
 

 
 

Other featured festivals

 
The Candelaria (Santa Maria de Nieva). It is celebrated on February 2.

Saint Blas (El Puertecico). It is celebrated on February 3.

Cura Valera Day. It is celebrated on February 27.

Virgin of the River. A procession is celebrated on Palm Sunday (variable date).

The “Meriendas”. It is celebrated on Resurrection Sunday (variable date).

Saint Francis of Paula (El Saltador). It is celebrated on April 2.

Holy Cross (La Hoya). It is celebrated on May 3.

Saint Isidro (San Isidro). It is celebrated on May 15.

The Spring (El Calvario Neighborhood). It is celebrated on June 3.

Saint Anthony (Almajalejo). It is celebrated on June 13.

Saint Anthony (Las Minas - Los Cayetanos). It is celebrated on June 13.

Festivities (La Morena - Venta Civil). They are celebrated on June 15.

Saint John (Los Navarros). It is celebrated on June 24.

Saint Peter and Saint Paul (La Molineta). It is celebrated on June 29.

Virgin of La Pastora (La Pastora Neighborhood). It is celebrated in June (variable date).

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

Saint Fermin (Rambla Grande). It is celebrated on July 7.

Virgin of Carmen (Bullring Neighborhood). It is celebrated on July 15.

Virgin of the Solitude (Las Menas-Overa). It is celebrated on July 29.

Virgin of the Solitude (Overa). It is celebrated on July 29.

Sacred Heart (Las Labores). It is celebrated in July (variable date).

Virgin of the Assumption (Goñar). It is celebrated on August 15.

Virgin of the Snows (Santa Maria de Nieva). It is celebrated on August 15.

Virgin of the Rosary (Las Norias). It is celebrated on August 24.

Saint Francis (San Francisco). It is celebrated on August 31.

Virgin of the River (La Era de la Virgen). It is celebrated on the first Sunday of September.

Virgin of Sorrows (Urcal). It is celebrated on September 15.

Saint Michael (Overa). It is celebrated on September 29.

Virgin of Pilar (El Pilar-Overa). It is celebrated on October 12.

Saint Barbara (Santa Barbara-Overa). It is celebrated on December 4.

Immaculate (La Concepción). It is celebrated on December 8.