Fiestas en honor de la Asunción de Nuestra Señora

Fiestas en honor de la Asunción de Nuestra Señora

Throughout the week preceding the festivity of 15 August, a lot of activities for all ages are carried out: stories al fresco, pigeon competition, firecraker competition, fireworks, cycling race, football, musical performances, giant pans, pan contest, Valencian ball championship ... There are two main events: the Nit de Poble (village's night) and the Alfàbegues Parade. Durin the Nit de Poble traditions, customs and practices of the past of Riba-roja are unfold. Tastings of "pelaetas", "olleta", paellas, cold deli meat, ice cream, etc. Olt times seizes the environment, and traditions such as "bolillos" and "llata" are made before the public by skilled hands. Children can enjoy "cucañas" stuffed of surprises to be hit with a long pole and blindfolded. A former recreated cinema shows old movies and photos turned into documentaries, where you can see festivals, sports, and Riba-roja last century daily life. Meanwhile, in the Parade of the Alfàbegues (basil plants) children are the stars, receiving a small amount of money by participating in the parade with a basil plant. In recent editions, visitors have increased and we can talk about more than 8,000 visitors.

  • Details:
  • Town: Riba-roja de Túria
  • Start date: 07/08/2016
  • End date: 15/08/2016
  • Semana anterior al 15 de agosto

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