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Festivals

   

Albanchez

 
Day of the “meriendas”. It is celebrated on Easter Sunday (variable date).

The Popular Pig Slaughter. Party of pig slaughter (variable date).

Saint Mateo (Los Molinas). It is celebrated the first weekend of August.

Saint Roque. It is celebrated between the 15th and the 17th of August.

Virgin of Fatima (La Palmera). It is celebrated the first weekend of September.
 
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Albox

 
Day of the “meriendas”. It is celebrated on Easter Sunday (variable date).

May Cross (Fuente del Mojon). It is celebrated on May 3.

Festival (Las Mercedes). It is celebrated on May 15.

Saint Isidro (Llano de los Olleres). It is celebrated on May 15.

Festival (Cerro Gordo). It is celebrated the weekend closest to May 15.

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

Saint Anthony (San Antonio). It is celebrated the weekend closest to June 13.

Saint Anthony (Llano del Espino). It is celebrated the fourth weekend of July.

Festival (La Aljambra). It is celebrated the weekend closest to August 15.

Saint Roque. It is celebrated on August 16.

Saint Barbara (Las Pocicas). It is celebrated during the month of August (variable date).

Pilgrimage to El Saliente (El Saliente). It is celebrated on September 7 and 8.

Virgin of the Saliente (Locaiba). It is celebrated during the second weekend of September.

Saint Francis (La Loma). It is celebrated the weekend closest to October 4.

Fair and Festival (Los Santos). It is celebrated during the first week of November.
 
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Alcontar

 
Saint Anthony El Grande (Hijate). It is celebrated on June 13.

Saint Anthony El Chico (Hijate). It is celebrated the first weekend of August.

Virgin of the Rosary. August Festival. It is celebrated during the last week of August.

Virgin of the Rosary. It is celebrated during the first weekend of October.

Virgin of the Rosary (Los Santos). It is celebrated during the second weekend of October.
 
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Arboleas

 
Saint Ana (El Prado). It is celebrated during the third weekend of July.

Saint Roque. Local festivities of the town. They are celebrated on August 16 with traditional horseback riding.

Christ of Hope (Huevanillas). It is celebrated on September 14.

Virgin of Pilar (La Cinta). It is celebrated on October 12.
 
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Armuña de Almanzora

 
Saint Anton. It is celebrated on January 17.

The Candelaria. It is celebrated on February 2.

Saint Marcos. It is celebrated on April 25.

Virgin of the Rosary. It is celebrated between the 5th and the 7th of August.

Virgin of the Rosary. Local festival that is celebrated on October 7.
 
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Bacares

 
Rosemary Festival. It is celebrated on February 2.

Saint John's bonfires. They are celebrated on the night of June 23.

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

Holy Christ of the Forest. It is celebrated between September 12 and 15.
 
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Bayarque

 
Saint Marcos. It is celebrated on April 25.

Day of the Cross. It is celebrated on May 3.

Saint Anthony of Padua. It is celebrated on June 13.

Summer Festival. Virgin of the Rosary and Saint Anthony. They are celebrated the first weekend of August.

Virgin of the Rosary. It is celebrated on October 7.
 
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Cantoria

 
Saint Anton. The “Carretillas”. It is celebrated on January 17 with the traditional bonfires.

May Cross (Almanzora). It is celebrated on May 3.

Saint Peter (Los Terreros). It is celebrated on June 29 with various activities.

Virgin of Carmen. It is celebrated on July 16.

Saint Cayetano. August Festival. It is celebrated on August 7.

Saint Michael (Arroyo Aceituno). It is celebrated on September 29.

Virgin of the Rosary (Arroyo Albanchez). It is celebrated on October 7.

Cattle show. It is celebrated on November 20.
 
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Chercos

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

Virgin of Fatima. It is celebrated on May 13.

Saint Lorenzo. It is celebrated on August 10 with the traditional tape runs.
 
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Cobdar

 
Saint Sebastian. It is celebrated on January 20.

Virgin of Mercy. It is celebrated during the first weekend of August.
 
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Fines

 
The "Letreros". They celebrate the Resurrection Sunday (variable date).

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

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

Saint Esteban. It is celebrated the last week of July.

Saint Lucia. It is celebrated with bonfires on December 13.
 
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Laroya

 
The Candelaria. It is celebrated on February 2.

The “Cuartetas”. They celebrate the Resurrection Sunday (variable date).

Pilgrimage of the Virgin of Estella (Estella). It is celebrated on the second Sunday of May.

Saint Ramon Nonato. It is celebrated on August 31.
 
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Lijar

 
Saint Antones. They are celebrated with bonfires between the 16th and the 18th of January.

Saint Blas. It is celebrated on February 3 with religious acts.

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

Virgin of Fatima (Las Huertecicas). The first Sunday of May is celebrated a pilgrimage to the Hermitage of the Huertecicas.

Tourist Festival. It is celebrated during the month of August (variable date).

Saint Blas. It is celebrated on September 29 with various activities, including “El Lijonazo” (cultural activities).
 
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Lucar

 
Saint Sebastian and Saint Ines. They are celebrated on 20 and 21 January with traditional bonfires.

Burning of Judas. It is celebrated Resurrection Sunday (variable date).

Saint Marcos. It is celebrated on April 25.

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

Virgin of Carmen. It is celebrated on July 16.

Mary Help of Christians (Cela). It is celebrated between the 15th and the 17th of August with various activities.

Virgin of Carmen. Summer Festival. It is celebrated during the third weekend of August.

Day of the deceased. The chestnuts. It is celebrated on November 2.

Saint Lucia. It is celebrated with bonfires on December 13.
 
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Macael

 
Saint Anton. It is celebrated on January 17 with traditional bonfires.

Carnival. It is celebrated during the month of February (variable date). It is worth mentioning the parade of Carnival, a parade of costumes that runs through the town and ends with the big costume ball in the municipal tent.

Holy Week. It is celebrated in March-April (variable date). The most striking procession is that of Holy Burial, on Good Friday.

Saint Marcos. It is celebrated on April 25 and it is a festival of deep-rooted tradition and popularity. This day people go out to the countryside to spend a day with family and friends.

Saint Joseph Worker. Workers' Day (San Jose Obrero). It is celebrated on May 1.

Day of the Cross. It is celebrated on May 3.

Virgin of Fatima (El Marchal). It is celebrated with a pilgrimage on May 13.

Saint Anthony (San Antonio). It is celebrated on June 13 with various activities.

Saint John (San Juan). It is celebrated on June 24.

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

Virgin Mary (El Collado). It is celebrated on September 12 with various activities.

Virgin of the Rosary. It is celebrated on October 7. It is the big festival and the whole town is thrown into the street to celebrate it.

Tribute to the Stonemason. It is celebrated the first weekend of December.

Saint Lucia. It is celebrated with traditional bonfires on December 13.
 
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Olula del Rio

 
Saint Sebastian and Saint Ildefonso. They are celebrated between the 20th and the 23th of January.

Carnival. It is celebrated during the month of February (variable date).

May Crosses (Huitar). It is celebrated on May 3.

Pilgrimage of the Christ of the Good Death. It is celebrated on May 8.

Saint Luis (Vistabella). It is celebrated on June 21.

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

Sacred Heart (La Noria). It is celebrated during the fourth weekend of June.

Festival (Poeta Villaespesa). It is celebrated during the first weekend of July.

Santiago Apostle (Bº Santiago). It is celebrated on July 25.

Fair and Festival. It is celebrated during the third weekend of September.
 
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Oria

 
Saint Anton. It is celebrated on January 17.

Saint Blas. It is celebrated on February 3.

Carnival. It is celebrated during the month of February (variable date).

May Cross. Day of the Cross. It is celebrated on May 3.

Saint Gregorio. It is celebrated on May 9.

Virgin of the Rosary (Ogarite). It is celebrated on July 11 with the festivities of Moors and Christians.

Day of the Virgin (Barranco de Quiles). It is celebrated on August 10 with various activities.

August Fair. It is celebrated on August 19.

Saint Bartolome (Los Cerricos). It is celebrated on August 24.

Virgin of the Mercedes (Rambla de Oria). It is celebrated on September 24.
 
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Partaloa

 
Day of the “meriendas”. It is celebrated on Palm Sunday (March-April / variable date).

”Farras” or Palm Night. It is celebrated on Easter Sunday (March-April / variable date).

Virgin of the Ascension (Cerro Gordo). It is celebrated on May 21 with various activities.

Saint Anthony of Padua. It is celebrated on June 13 with different religious acts.

Festival of La Cañada. It is celebrated on July 2.

Festival (Piedra Amarilla). It is celebrated on July 9.

Saint Anthony of Padua. Local festivities of the town. They are celebrated between the 12th and the 14th of August with representations of Moors and Christians, among many other activities.
 
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Purchena

 
Carnival. It is celebrated during the month of February (variable date).

Burning the doll. It is celebrated on Ash Wednesday (variable date).

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

The "Letreros" Night. It is celebrated on Easter Sunday (March-April / variable date).

Saint Marcos. It is celebrated on April 25. This day people go out to the countryside to spend a day with family and friends.

May Crosses. They are celebrated on May 3.

Virgin of Carmen. It is celebrated on July 16 with different religious acts.

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

Saint Gines. Local festivities of the town. They are celebrated during the week of August 25. The Virgin of Carmen is taken in pilgrimage to the Castle.

Moorish Games by Aben Humeya. They are celebrated during the third week of August.

Saint Lucia. It is celebrated with traditional bonfires on December 13.
 
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Seron

 
The Candelaria. It is celebrated on February 2. This day people go out to the countryside to spend a day with family and friends.

Carnival. It is celebrated during the month of February (variable date).

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

Virgin of the Head (Reconco and Barrio Hondo). It is celebrated with a pilgrimage during the last weekend of April.

May Crosses. They are celebrated on May 2 and 3.

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

Festival of the Ham. It is a gastronomic festival that is celebrated the first weekend of July.

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

Santiago Apostle (Estacion). It is celebrated on July 25 with various activities.

Summer Festival (Los Angostos). It is celebrated during the first weekend of August.

Summer Festival (El Valle). It is celebrated during the second weekend of August.

Virgin of the Remedies. Local festivities of the town. They are celebrated between the 13th and the 17th of August with performances of Moors and Christians, among many other activities.

Saint Teresita (La Jauca). It is celebrated the last Sunday of August.

Saint Michael (La Loma). It is celebrated on September 29 and 30.

The Immaculate Conception (Los Angostos). It is celebrated on December 8.

Saint Lucia. It is celebrated with traditional bonfires on December 13.
 
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Sierro

 
Saint Sebastian. It is celebrated on January 20.

Saint Blas. It is celebrated on February 3.

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

Moors and Christians. They are celebrated the first weekend of September.

Mushroom Festival. It is celebrated on November 26 and 27.

Popular “Migas”. Gastronomic festival that is celebrated on December 10.
 
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Somontin

 
Saint Sebastian. It is celebrated on January 20.

Saint Ines. It is celebrated on January 21.

Tourist Festival. It is celebrated on August 15.

Virgin of the Rosary. It is celebrated on October 7.
 
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Sufli

 
The Candelaria. It is celebrated on February 2.

Los Alamos Festival. It is celebrated on Easter Sunday (March-April / variable date).

Saint Marcos. It is celebrated on April 25. This day people go out to the countryside to spend a day with family and friends.

May Cross. It is celebrated on May 3.

Fry Festival. Gastronomic festival that is celebrated during the month of June (variable date).

San Luis Gonzada. It is celebrated on June 21.

Virgin of the Assumption and Saint Roque. They are celebrated during the second weekend of August.
 
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Taberno

 
The Candelaria (Los Llanos). It is celebrated on February 2.

Day of the “meriendas”. It is celebrated on Easter Sunday (variable date).

Saint Joseph. It is celebrated between the 5th and the 7th of August.

Virgin of August (Los Llanos). It is celebrated on August 14 and 15.

Saint Pancracio (Santopetar). It is celebrated between the 19th and the 21th of August.
 
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Tijola

 
Saint Sebastian. It is celebrated on January 20.

Carnival. It is celebrated during the month of February (variable date).

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

Saint Marcos. It is celebrated on April 25. This day people go out to the countryside to spend a day with family and friends.

May Cross. Day of the Cross. It is celebrated on May 3.

Virgin of Fatima. It is celebrated on May 13.

Saint Isidro (Villegas). It is celebrated on May 15 with a pilgrimage from Villegas to Tijola.

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

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

Crafts Fair of Almanzora. It is celebrated during the last weekend of July.

August Festival. It is celebrated during the second week of August with various activities.

Virgin of Socorro. September Fair. It is celebrated on September 15 with different religious acts.

Saint Lucia. It is celebrated with traditional bonfires on December 13.
 
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Urracal

 
Saint Blas Winter. It is celebrated between the 2nd and the 4th of February with a pilgrimage to the Hermitage.

The Judas. It is celebrated on Easter Sunday (variable date).

Saint Marcos. The “Hornazos”. It is celebrated on April 25. This day people go out to the countryside to eat the “Mona”.

Saint Blas Summer. It is celebrated during the first weekend of August.
 
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Zurgena

 
Virgin of the Health (Llanos del Peral). It is celebrated during the fourth weekend of February.

Carnival. It is celebrated during the month of February (variable date).

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

Virgin Mary Help of Christians (Palaces). It is celebrated during the fourth weekend of May.

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

Saint Ramon Nonato. It is celebrated on August 31.
 
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