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Feasts and Events in Spain 2015

2015 Calendar of Feasts and Events throughout Spain.

Always something wonderful to participate in. Read below to see which of our tours coincides with any one of these festivals.

January 1:  New Year’s Day

January 6:  Epiphany (parades)

January 21- February 22 Carnaval Santa Cruz and Tenerife Canary Islands


February 28:  Day of Andalucía

March 19:  St. Joseph’s Day (Las Fallas – amazing displays of fireworks in


March 29–April 4:  Holy Week (Semana Santa; the most holy week in Spain,

beautiful processions throughout Spain)

April 5–6:  Easter (Pascua) Sunday and Monday

April 23:  St. George’s Day (special flower markets, Barcelona); Aragón/Castile and

León Day (Aragón and Castile and León)

April 21–26:  Feria de Abril (April Fair, Sevilla)

April 26–May 3:  Feria del Caballo (horse pageantry, Jerez)

May:  Bullfights and zarzuelas all month long (Madrid)

May 1:  May Day/Labor Day (closures)

May 2:  Dos de Mayo (Madrid)

June 4:  Corpus Christi

June–July:  Granada International Festival of Music and Dance

June 24:  Festival of St. John the Baptist (bonfires and fireworks,)

July 6–14:  Running of the Bulls (Pamplona)

July 25:  Feast Day of St. James (Santiago de Compostela)

August 15–21:  Gràcia Festival (Barcelona)

August 23-24:  Festival of St. Bartholomew (Sitges, festivities on the coast)

August 26:  Tomatina Festival (tomato-throwing melee/party, Buñol, near Valencia)

First week of September:  Festival of Pedro Romero (traditional costumes, music,

dance, parades in Ronda)

September 4–6:  Autumn Sherry Festival (Jerez, flamenco, bullfights)

September 21-26: TBA San Mateo Wine Festival (Rioja Wine Valley)

September 23:  Festival of St. Tecla (Sitges)

September 24:  La Mercé (parade, Barcelona)

September 25:  Little San Fermín (concerts and parades in Pamplona)

September 25–29:  Feria de San Miguel (bullfights, Sevilla)

December 31: Año Viejo (great party in Madrid, Midnight at town center)