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Festivals

   

Alboloduy

 
Saint Anton. It is celebrated on January 16 with traditional bonfires.

Saint Sebastian (Las Alcubillas). It is celebrated the weekend closest to January 20.

The "Candelaria". It is celebrated on Sunday closest to February 2.

Thursday "Lardero". It is celebrated on the Thursday before Ash Wednesday.

The “Quintos”. It is celebrated on the Saturday before Palm Sunday.

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

The “Resucitado”. It is celebrated in March-April (variable date).

Saint Marcos. It is celebrated on April 25 with the procession of donkeys.

May Cross. It is celebrated on May 3.

Saint Isidro. It is celebrated on May 15.

Saint Roque. Local festivities of the town. They are celebrated between the 14th and the 17th of August.

Holy Christ. It is celebrated the weekend closest to September 12.

The “Tamborra” and the “Animas”. They are celebrated at Christmas.
 
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Alcolea

 
Christ of the “Consuelo” (Lucainena). It is celebrated on Sunday closest to January 14.

Saint Sebastian. It is celebrated on January 19 and 20.

The “Buñuela”. A breakfast with “buñuelos” is celebrated on the last Sunday of Carnival.

Burial of the fox. The last Sunday of Carnival is celebrated.

Saint Marcos (Lucainena). A pilgrimage is celebrated on Sunday closest to April 25.

Christ of the Consuelo and Virgin Mary (Lucainena). It is celebrated on the 14th and 15th of August.

Holy Angel Custodio (Darrical). It is celebrated the second weekend of August.

Saint Rose of Viterbo. It is celebrated between the 3rd and 6th of September.
 
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Alhabia

 
Three Kings Cavalcade. It is celebrated on January 5.

Saint Anton. It is celebrated with bonfires on January 16.

The "Candelaria". It is celebrated on February 2.

Thursday "Lardero". It is celebrated on the Thursday before Ash Wednesday.

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

The “Tarascos”. It is celebrated on Easter Sunday.

May Crosses (Cerro de la Cruz). It is celebrated the weekend closest to May 3.

Saint Isidro (Rambla de Gergal). A pilgrimage is celebrated on May 15.

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

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

Our Lady of Visitation. It is celebrated the first weekend of July.

Santiago Apostle. It is celebrated on July 25.

Cultural Week. It is celebrated in the month of August (variable date).

Holy Christ of the Walkers. It is celebrated on September 14.

The Holy Peace. It is celebrated on November 1.
 
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Alhama de Almeria

 
Saint Anton. It is celebrated with bonfires on January 16.

Holy Week. Procession of the child. It is celebrated in March-April (variable date).

Saint Marcos. It is celebrated on April 25.

May Cross. It is celebrated on May 2 and 3.

Saint Anthony. It is celebrated on June 13.

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

Summer Festival. It is celebrated between the 22nd and 25th of July.

Virgin of the River. A pilgrimage is celebrated to the Hermitage of Galachar on August 14 and 15.

Saint Nicholas of Bari and The Inmaculada. They are celebrated between the 5th and the 8th of December.
 
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Alicun

 
Saint Sebastian. It is celebrated the weekend closest to January 20.

Saint Sebastian. Parties of the “Voto”. Local festivities of the town. They are celebrated the last week of August.
 
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Almocita

 
Saint Blas. It is celebrated on February 3.

Virgin of the Helpless. Local festivities of the town. They celebrate the second weekend of September.
 
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Alsodux

 
Holy Assumption of Mary. Local festivities of the town. They are celebrated between August 12 and 15.

Cholesterol Day. It is celebrated on December 28 with a countryside lunch with family and friends.
 
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Bayarcal

 
Summer Festival. Virgin of Rosary. It is celebrated the first weekend of August.

Saint Francisco Javier. It is celebrated the weekend closest to the 3 and 4 of December. The proximity with the day of La Inmaculada (December 8) makes both festivals celebrate together. They start in the main square eating chestnuts and then a battle between Moors and Christians is staged.
 
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Beires

 
Saint Roque. It is celebrated on August 16.
 
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Bentarique

 
Saint Anton (La Fuente). It is celebrated on January 16.

Thursday "Lardero" (El Ramblon). It is celebrated on the Thursday before Ash Wednesday.

Holy Week. “Velatorio” of Christ. It is celebrated in March-April (variable date).

May Cross. The Holy Cross. It is celebrated on May 2 and 3.

Saint Isidro. It is celebrated on May 15.

Saint John (La Fuente). It is celebrated on the night of June 23.

Virgin of Carmen. It is celebrated on July 8 and the closest weekend.
 
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Canjayar

 
Saint Anton. It is celebrated with bonfires on January 16.

Saint Blas. It is celebrated on February 3.

Holy Cross. It is celebrated between April 18 and 21.

Mary Help of Christians (Alcora). It is celebrated the last weekend of May.

Summer Festival. It is celebrated the second weekend of August.

Exaltation of the Holy Cross. It is celebrated on September 14.
 
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Fondon

 
Saint Sebastian. Day of the “Chisco” or Day of the “Marranos”. It is celebrated on January 20.

Saint Isidro. It is celebrated with a pilgrimage on May 15.

Holy Christ of the Mercy (Benecid). It is celebrated the first weekend of August.

Queen of Angels and Christ of Consolation (Fuente Victoria). It is celebrated the weekend closest to August 15.

Virgin of the Anguishes and Christ of the Light. It is celebrated the third weekend of August.

Saint Francisco (Fuente Victoria). It is celebrated on October 4.

The “Alcaldillos” (Fuente Victoria). It is celebrated on December 28.
 
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Huecija

 
Saint Blas. It is celebrated on February 3.

May Cross. It is celebrated on May 3.

Virgin of Carmen. It is celebrated on July 16.
 
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Illar

 
Saint Ana. Miracle Sweating. It is celebrated on March 4.

Saint Ana. Onomastics. It is celebrated on July 26.

The “Voto" Festival. It is celebrated on the third Sunday of September.
 
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Instincion

 
Saint Sebastian. It is celebrated the weekend closest to January 20.

Virgin of the “Papelicos”. It is celebrated on the first Saturday of February.

Divina Infantita. It is celebrated the first weekend of September.
 
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Laujar de Andarax

 
Three Kings Cavalcade. It is celebrated on January 5.

Saint Vincent Martyr. It is celebrated on January 22.

Thursday "Lardero". It is celebrated on the Thursday before Ash Wednesday.

Vitivinicultural Fair. It is celebrated in the month of April (variable date).

Saint Marcos. It is celebrated on May 3 and 4.

Virgin of Health. Local festivities of the town. They are celebrated between September 15 and 19.

Night of “Animas”. It is celebrated during Christmas.
 
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Ohanes

 
Carnivals. They are celebrated in February (variable date).

Saint Marcos. It is celebrated on April 25.

Pilgrimage to the Sanctuary of Tices. It is celebrated on the 14th and 15th of August.

Virgin of Consolation. It is celebrated between September 8 and 10.

Octave of the Virgin. It is celebrated in the month of November (variable date).
 
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Padules

 
Saint Anton. It is celebrated on January 17.

Holy Week. The “Resucitaillo”. It is celebrated in March-April (variable date).

Saint Mary “La Mayor”. It is celebrated the first weekend of August

Pilgrimage of the three towns. It is celebrated the second weekend of September.
 
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Paterna del Rio

 
Three Kings Cavalcade. It is celebrated on January 5.

Pilgrimage of the Virgin. It is celebrated on the last Sunday of April.

Our Lady of Remedies. It is celebrated on the second Sunday of May.

Santiago Apostle and Saint Ana (Baños de Santiago). It is celebrated on July 25 and 26.

Holy Christ of “´Las Penas”. It is celebrated on the third Sunday of August.
 
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Ragol

 
Saint Agapito. It is celebrated on August 18.
 
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Santa Cruz de Marchena

 
Thursday "Lardero". It is celebrated on February 23.

The “Letreros”. It is celebrated on Easter Sunday.

May Cross. It is celebrated on May 3.

Saint Augustine. Local festivities of the town. They are celebrated between August 26 and 28.
 
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Terque

 
The "Candelaria". It is celebrated on February 2.

Thursday "Lardero". It is celebrated on the Thursday before Ash Wednesday.

May Cross. It is celebrated on the first Sunday of May.

Saint Isidro. It is celebrated with a pilgrimage on May 15.

Santiago Apostle. It is celebrated the first weekend of August.

Virgin of Rosary. It is celebrated on the first Sunday of October.
 
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