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August 14, Source Victoria: Celebrations in honor of Our Lady the Queen of the Angels and the Christ of Consolation
During the days 14,15 and 16 August in the town turns its celebrations to honor their employers.
August 14, Alboloduy: Feast of San Roque
The festivities in honor of San Roque take place between 14 and 17 August with the processions of the Immaculate, Christ of Humility and the employer, plus parades heads, tape runs and sports competitions
August 15, Alhama: Pilgrimage of the Virgin River
The pilgrimage takes place on August 15 outside the village, particularly in Galachar. In her cult of Our Lady of Assumption surrenders. Crowd of people from all parts of the province gather to attend this event which includes many donuts, punch and chocolate donuts.
August 16, Beires: Patron saint festivities in honor of San Roque
The Fiestas are celebrated in honor of the patron of Beires, San Roque, August 16. Since always been held on 16,17 and 18 August regardless of the days of the week that fall, but for several years, to be held next week to 16 August. Coinciding with the festivity will usually include Cultural Week. Programming and Cultural week offering is wide: - From games for children such as: children's theaters, foam party, sports workshops ... - Two days of outdoor cinema. - Theatre and parades - Exhibitions normally organized women's association in the municipality (Lilies Andarax) - Domino contests and all kinds of games - Gourmet Competition
August 17, Rágol: Celebrations in honor of San Agapito
The festivities take place between 17 and 21 August. The town is dumped their parties to honor their patron.
March 2, Alcolea: Burial of the Fox
Day Traditional Food Traditional La Alpujarra Alcolea and Buñuelá. Craft market all day
2 y 3 Mayo, Huécija: Fiesta de la "Cruz de Mayo"
It is a culinary-religious party in which those responsible for its implementation, called "stewards", vary from year to year depending on the length of his promise. In thes festival are traditional donuts, hornazos ( oil pan with boiled eggs inside) and punch. On 2 May, the stewards along with family and friends bring donuts and hornazos to the church where the priest in charge bless these offerings. After this religious act, the butlers set sail to the known " Cerro de la Cruz", where together with family, friends and believers spend the night "Ensuring the Holy Cross". At twelve o'clock occurs one of the most memorable moments of the party. Takes place "bouquet delivery", ie the outgoning steward passes the baton to incoming butler, so that together with the other three stewars, entrusted with the orgacization of the festival next year. In ther event, a hornazo splits into foru pieces giving each of the parties to incoming stewards, besides delivering a small bouquet of flowers. Incoming stewards are responsible for the croos back down to the town. On 3 May, the celebration of Mass and the procession of the Cross which brings together for the last time both butlers and outgoing occurs.
16 Julio, Huécija: Fiestas Patronales en Honor a Nuestra Señora La Virgen Del Carmen
Nuestra Señora la Virgen del Carmen is the patron saint of the town of Huécija and devotion goes back to 1878, is related to the plegaria at the time the that the cholera epidemic hit the province. The festivities take place around the cult of the Virgin of Carmen, with the completion of a Mass on 16 July and a procession of the image of the town streets followed by many faithful devotees who are both neighbors the municipality and others who had to leave their land but return each year for the holidays to meet the promises made to the Bessed Virgin. The duration of the holidays usually five or six days, during which the town is decorated whit light and banners ande various activities for the enjoyment of residents and all visitors are produced. Are announced by the ringing of bells and firing of rockets typical. Since summer theater or cinema to sports competitions are offered during the holidays. For children fun parades and popular games (sack race, ribbon race on bicycle and motorcycle...)football competitions wiht the participation of the peoples of the region, paddel competitions offered. Seniors also has its protagonist moment championship trick and "subastao" (card games). The music does not lack these days, the Band Huécija-Alicún, enliven target, procession, concerts, fair noon and the parade with Queen of Parties and Ladies of Honor; in the evening include performances of Musical Orchestra high level in both province and beyond traditional and modern dances.