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Fiestas – Moors and Christians Fiesta

BENIDORM´S MOORS AND CHRISTIANS FIESTA 2018 27th SEPTEMBER TO 1st OCTOBER Streets decked out like the Middle Ages, magnificent processions, exciting mock battles…This is the festival of Moors and Christians: days filled with magic, legend and spectacle. this festival recreates the historic clash between two cultures. The festival of Moors and Christians is a very…
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Benidorm Fiesta Dates for 2019

BENIDORM FIESTA 2019 DATES FOR YOUR DIARY BENIDORM FIESTA DATES FOR 2019 (All dates are approximate, please double check with your travel agent before booking your holiday). Benidorm has about 55 Fiestas every year so far too many to list, here are the main ones. January 6th – 3 Kings Day. Totally unmissable is the grand…
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Benidorm Pride, September 3rd to 9th 2018

Benidorm Pride, September 3rd -9th 2018 SCHEDULE of EVENTS for this years Pride Now in its 8th year, the festival has quickly grown to become a week long event, focusing on the key ingredients that make Benidorm so unique and is now recognised as the European Summer Closing Pride. Monday 3 September Parties organised by…
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Benidorm Fiesta Dates for 2018

BENIDORM FIESTA 2018 DATES FOR YOUR DIARY BENIDORM FIESTA DATES FOR 2018 (All dates are approximate, please double check with your travel agent before booking your holiday). Benidorm has about 55 Fiestas every year so far too many to list, here are the main ones. January 6th – 3 Kings Day. Totally unmissable is the grand…
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CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEARS EVE IN BENIDORM

CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEARS EVE IN BENIDORM December 2 – Generally this is the date that the Christmas Square is opened (in front of the Town Hall, old town) this tends to start with the traditional lighting of Christmas lights including the Christmas tree lighting. The  Plaza de la Navidad  – There is normally an ice rink,…
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Fiestas – Altea Castell de l’Olla Fireworks

Fiestas – Altea Castell de l’Olla Fireworks The Castell de l’Olla firework display is held in honour of San Lorenzo Fiesta, on the second Saturday in August every year. This year it will take place on Saturday 11th August 2018. This FREE event is one of the largest firework displays in Europe and has had…
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Fiestas – SAN JUAN FIESTA JUNE 23RD

The San Juan Fiesta is held every year to celebrate the shortest night and the longest day of the year and marks the beginning of summer. This is an old Pagan ritual based on fire and water. It originated in the neighboring city of Alicante and dates back to when alicantinos farmers celebrated the longest day…
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Benidorm Pink Weekend – 24th – 27th May, Schedule of Events

Benidorm Pink Weekend – 24th – 27th May, Schedule of Events Think Pink, Think Benidorm, Think BENIDORM PINK WEEKEND! EVERYONE WELCOME! May 24th – 27th – Benidorm Pink Weekend, Get your Summer off to a pre-pride season bang with the 72-hour party that is Benidorm Pink Week. It’s back, it’s bigger, it’s brighter, it’s PINKER …….…
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Fiestas – EASTER (Semana Santa) in Benidorm

Fiestas – EASTER (Semana Santa) in Benidorm This highly religious festival is recognised and commemorated in every city, town and mountain village throughout Spain, and is as important as Christmas is. The varias cofradias and hermandads, (brotherhoods)  will have been preparing and practicing for months for their displays of piety and devotion to God in…
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Fiestas – Saint Patrick´s Day in Benidorm

Fiestas – Saint Patrick´s Day in Benidorm MARCH 17th – The day when Benidorm turns into a sea of green fancy dress outfits.   St Patrick´s day FACTS 1. What Do We Celebrate On St. Patrick’s Day? St. Patrick’s Day started out as a feast day for St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. A…
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November 2017 Fiesta in Pictures

November 2017 Fiesta in Pictures Photos kindly provided by Benidorm Seriously Facebook Members. Please note this page is still under construction, more photos will be added.

November Fiesta Schedule 2017

NOVEMBER FIESTA SCHEDULE Benidorm honours its two patron saints, the Virgen del Sufragio and San Jaime apostle, with the annual “Fiestas Patronales” local fiestas. The streets are transformed for the entire event with floral decorations, lively musicians, open-air theatre, firework displays and religious parades. Benidorm Fiestas 2017 start Friday 10th November and end officially on…
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Fiestas in MARCH

MARCH 5TH THE FIESTA OF “VIRGEN DEL SUFRAGIO” On March 5th back in 1740 a deserted ship was found on Poniente Beach. At the time there was a lot of fear about the plague that was sweeping Europe.  It was decided to keep the local people safe to set fire to the ship and push…
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Fiestas – ALL SAINTS DAY 1st NOVEMBER

All Saints Day in Spain (Todos Los Santos) takes place on November 1st. It is a very important national public holiday when people from all over the country return to their town or village to lay flowers on the graves of deceased relatives. There are few religious days that mean quite so much to the…
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