Festivities in Alicante Costa Blanca

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    The weekend after the major festivals, "Fallas" are celebrated in Elda, a mix of customs from Alicante and Valencia, providing unique events that differ from the rest. So, on Friday the streets wake...
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  • Img 1: FEAST OF SAINT CHRISTOPHER
    The Feast of San Cristóbal (Saint Christopher), the patron saint of drivers. In Onil it continues to be celebrated traditionally with the blessing of the vehicles and their drivers as the main event....
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  • Img 1: FEAST OF SANT JAUME (SAINT JAMES)
    On San Jaime's Day a traditional verbena (open-air celebration on the eve of a saint's day) is held. The townsfolk of the San Jaime quarter organise different ludic events. In the old days a falla (o...
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  • Img 1: FEAST OF SAN MIGUEL (SAINT MICHAEL)
    In the Shrine of San Miguel (18th century) a popular pilgrimage is held on the Sunday prior to the Saint's day (29th September), with an immutable programme of 'traca' (strings of firecrackers), sack...
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  • Img 1: FEAST OF SANTA ANA
    The central act of this feast day is the pilgrimage to the Shrine of Santa Ana located on the outskirts of Onil in a beautiful spot that bears the same name, where the porrat is organised. The most l...
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    In the old days the Feast of the Virgen del Carmen was celebrated with a traditional verbena (open-air celebration held on the eve of a saint's day) in the square of the same name. In the present day...
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    Dances, performances folk groups, stalls, wine tasting, typical gastronomy, and attractions.
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    Exhibition of local products, local food, craft exhibition and performances in the historic center. Activities for children, folk dances, ballet, fair and market, music and other activities.
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  • In this fair more than 30 stalls are set up with paintings and quality craftwork in glass, leather, silver, wood, silk and many more materials. Everything on offer is made by the craftsmen themselves...
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  • Muestra de Villena 17
    During the first weekend of the month of October the Country Fair, or Feria del Campo, is held. The aim of this fair is to foment the agricultural sector, taking as a reference the latest innovations...
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    Activities for children, typical food, music, exhibition of crafts, cuisine and traditions.
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  • Img 1: FERIA Y FIESTA MEDIEVAL
    A Medieval Festival and Fair, usually held in the historical quarter around the weekend of August 15th, includes traditional local products, musical attractions, games, and medieval theatre.
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  • Imagen de disparos con trabucos por parte de varios comparsistas en la Plaza de la Constitución
    The celebrations in honor of the "Santicos de la Piedra" have always been one of the largest and best known festivals in the area, and it remains a traditional meeting year after year. Today, these c...
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  • Creueta Alfas del pi
    On the weekend, the mass de campaña takes place and open-air festivals; while the streets look like florid may crosses.
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  • Img 1: FESTA DELS GELADORS
    This festival was recovered in 1989. It is held in February with children's toys and ice creams being given out on the square of the same name.
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  • Img 1: FESTA DELS GELADORS (ICE MEN FIESTA)
    This fiesta was revived in 1989. It is held in February with children's games and the sharing out of ice-creams in the square of the same name.
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