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Festivals


The wide dispersion in population centers allows Roquetas de Mar to enjoy festivals practically throughout the year, although the most traditional festivals are those of the Virgen del Carmen in Aguadulce, Santa Ana in El Puerto and the Virgen del Rosario in the center of Roquetas de Mar. We must also highlight San Juan night in June and Las Moragas in December, when thousands of people enjoy the numerous bonfires that are lit all along the coast.
 

Three Wise Men


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On January 5 there are usually several cavalcades organized in the different areas of the municipality.
 
Cavalcade of the Three Wise Men
 
 

Carnival


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Party that gain more and more roots and tradition every year.
 
Carnival
 
 

Holy Week


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In recent years, a great number of fraternities have proliferated, giving the Holy Week celebrations a great appeal to people of many faiths.
 
Holy Week
 
 

Saint Marcos


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April 25. It is another very traditional festival in Roquetas de Mar. This day a mass is celebrated in honor of Saint Marcos and later a procession is held.
 
Saint Marcos
 
 

Saint John Night


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The night of June 23 Roquetas de Mar lights up with numerous bonfires.
 
Saint John Night
 
 

Virgin of Carmen


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July 16. It is a very popular festival with a full program of activities for everyone.
 
Virgin of Carmen
 
 

Saint Ana


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July 26. A festival with an excellent program full of events for all audiences: sports, workshops, shows, concerts, cucañas, fireworks, etc. It was declared a Festival of National Tourist Interest in Andalusia.
 
Saint Ana Festival
 
 

Virgin of the Rosary


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October 7. The procession of the Virgin of the Rosary festival has become one of the most traditional religious events and is always eagerly anticipated by the inhabitants of Roquetas de Mar.
 
Virgin of the Rosary
 
 

Moragas Day


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December 29. It is a party similar to Saint John Night, although it is more linked to the fishing sector of the municipality. On this day, thousands of bonfires are lit again to enjoy the grilled fish, among other local delicacies.
 
Moragas Day
 
 
 
 

Other outstanding festivals

 
Saint Isidro Labrador (May 15 - El Parador).

Saint Anthony (June 13 - Los Cortijos de Marín).

Saint John (June 24 - 200 Viviendas).

Holy Virgin of the Sea (July 6 - Las Marinas).

Virgin Mary of the Mother Church (August 4 - El Solanillo).

Saint Cayetano (August 7 - La Cañailla).

Virgin of the Winds (August 15 - Urbanization of Roquetas de Mar).

Our Lady of Lourdes (September 7 - La Gloria).

Maria's heart (September 15 - Las Losas).