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1 February, Almocita: Fiestas de San Blas
Between the 1st and 3rd of February, the almociteños and welcome visitors to February enjoying the festivities in honor of San Blas.
February 3, Huecija: Fiestas de San Blas
Festivities in honor of Our Patron "San Blas" traditionally are the most emblematic Huécija Township. The traditional ringing of bells and firing of rockets announce the star of the holidays. Among the activities carried out at parties noteworthy being the fireworks fire, in which traditional and colored fire trucks are the stars. Among truck and forklift, music by the Band Huécija-Alicún interpretations, the attention of the audience. The target for the town streets the day of the activity pattern is another highlight, as the streets and squares are filled with laughter and good atmosphere between musical performances by the Band Huécija-Alicún. Undoubtedly the most memorable moment is the Procession and Mass in Honor Our Patron "San Blas", where the town is dressed with flowers and hymns in honor of the patron. A procession and Mass, attended by numerous believers, many of them carrying wax candles burned in his honor. Musical festivals make their appearance during the nights of partying and singing songs encouraging the moment. The most anticipated moment for everyone, young and old, is the burning of traditional "ZORRICA" the day on February 4 a casttillejo rockets and trucks made from reeds, carried by two people being held inside. During festivals and sports competitions prevail playground.
February 2, Instinción: Fiestas de la Candelaria
The first Sunday of February is celebrated in Instinción, since ancient times the festival of "" La Candelaria "," also called the Feast of papelicos, where men carry in procession to the Virgen de la Candelaria through the streets of the town, accompanied by a brass band. Women, on the balconies, colorful papelicos throw popcorn and rosemary to the procession. The festival dates back to the last century and offered almonds and rosemary for being the first to bloom. As for popcorn, they were two functions: to offer to the Virgin as a flower, and serve as food for the party goers.
February 28, Laujar: Los Quintos
This festival is held between 28 February and 2 March. The Fifth Party is one of the traditions of our people, celebrated when young they had to go to military service were measured. Were to hold a farewell party and carried in procession to Our Lady of Health to commend it. After also joined the youth, which is now holding the majority, which also call for the protection of the Virgin.
April 17, Canjayar: Patron saint festivities in honor of the Holy Cross
The festivities in honor of the Holy Cross is celebrated from 17 to 20 April. It is the most traditional party since 1611, and in it the appearance of the Cross is celebrated on April 19, 1611. Stresses the solemn procession of the night of 19 images of the Holy Cross and St. Anthony (patron saint of the town before the onset of the Cross) to the shrine of the White Cross, with rows of candles glowing in the dark night and great waste of pyrotechnic. The next day, they performed another procession, this time to the Cerro de San Blas, where the priest blesses the fields for crops next year better.
April 19, Abla: Abla Patron Saints Martyrs honor Apollo and Crotato Isacio, Virgin of Good Success and San Segundo
Feasts are held from April 19 to April 21. Each year, April Abla revives the tradition and renew their faith to the Holy Martyrs. The villa has been held since 1629 in honor of their Patron of Apollo, and Crotato Isacio and Our Lady of Good Success saints.
April 25, Ohanes: Traditional festivities in San Marcos
Like every year, in the last days of April, the people of Ohanes, celebrates the feast of its patron saint, San Marcos. This saint was characterized as a great lover and animal advocate, and these were, as the story goes, those who worshiped him when he was thrown into the arena of the Roman circus to be devoured by lions. For this reason it is believed that is the popular tradition of making and revere bulls bow down before the image of San Marcos.
April 25, Felix: San Marcos
The feast is celebrated on April 25 to honor their patron.
April 27, Berja: San Marcos
The feast is celebrated on April 27. This festival takes place the last Sunday in April. This is one of the festivals rescued by Don Jose Ruiz in front of the Culture Department of the City of Berja, which together with neighboring streets: Race Granada, San Marcos and Umbria organized at the end of the eighties, and which led to the formation of Generosity San Marcos. The celebration takes place at dawn on Sunday and is to provide an odd number of turns with your animals, followed by the route walk down the street start Salvador Dalí, Federico García Lorca Placetilla, El Greco, Teatro, La Palma, Umbria , San Marcos, Race Granada until the parish church, and the next day will visit San Marcos and San Antón. Neighbors in the beginning and today Stewardship, make a break at the end of Race Street Granada, where on the eve of Sunday selling donuts typical San Marcos, which have previously been blessed in the ceremony.
May 4, Santa Cruz de Marchena: Santa Cruz de Mayo
Every year on the first Sunday of May, the festival is held in honor of the Holy Cross.
May 10, Almocita: Night of the Lamps
The village of lights that night with light fixtures, giving way to a host of activities spread throughout the most picturesque corners of the village.
May 10, Abrucena: Fiestas de San José
The feast of St. Joseph is celebrated from May 10 to May 17. In Abrucena have a well known and popular festivals among our neighbors, not as neighbors. We visit our countrymen Terrassa one day had to emigrate. And every year they like to come to see our Patron San Jose. Festivities are held on the second Saturday in May, and started with the rise of San Jose from the Hermitage to the village church with traditional band. bullfights have three, we met friends and prepare a good bottle of punch, with good ham sandwiches. We spent an afternoon between a pump and another olé olé a cup of punch that always feels good. And at night, dancing all what we want to play, just danced a paso doble, a rumba, a cha-cha. And in the evenings, games for kids parties for seniors, etc ... As you can see we Holidays for all tastes and ages. And after an exhausting week ended with the traditional burning of the fox that is, a standard of thieves rockets carried by young people around the source. Hopefully come unto me know our parties , I assure you that you will pass it very well.
May 22, Benecid: Santa Rita de Casia
On 22 May is the feast of St. Rita of Cascia, which is venerated in the parish of Benecid. On this holiday, lots of people from all the surrounding villages to attend Mass is at 12 am, in which blessed roses spread meets this followed a procession through the streets of Benecid. Almost to completion "" Charity "", which is a panete stamped image is partitioned. They closed the procession always go the beasts that once were very numerous.
June 24, Abla: Fiestas de San Juan
Fiestas of San Juan on June 24 Abla. Are the parties in the neighborhood of the Cross of S. John, who are being held in this square since 1990 on the initiative of a group of neighbors. Begin on Saturday at 21 am Mass in the square, interpreted to completion Hymn to S. Juan. Then he moved in procession to the saint their niche on the way various shooting rockets fireworks. Finally, at 21 hours verbena amenizándose starts the evening with music and fireworks.
June 29, Alhabia: Party Guest
The highlight of the festival is the Vote, on July 2, in which neighboring commemorate how the protection of Our Lady of the Visitation was chosen instead to eradicate an outbreak of cholera in the seventeenth century. The festival involves a procession and religious celebration and fireworks.
July 8, Bentarique: Day of the Vow
The festivities take place from 8 to 10 July. Are the most important festivals are celebrated Bentarique and on 8 July and are called Day of the vote because of a vow he made to the Virgin that day. They usually last about 3 or 4 days and vary depending on day of the week that falls on July 8. Sunday Feasts Vote paella is prepared. It is a day of living in the City Council invites all citizens of a giant paella Bentarique in Alameda Complex located next to the sports center and swimming pool.
July 16, Bentarique: Patron saint festivities Virgin of Carmen
The feast is celebrated on July 16. The town is dumped their parties to honor their patron saint, the Virgen del Carmen.
July 24, Alhama: Summer Fair
The summer festivals are held between 24 and 26 July. Remarkable, the fair Noon and different cultural activities organized.
July 26, Illar: Patron saint festivities in honor of Santa Ana
Íllar Township celebrates its festivities in honor of its patron saint Santa Ana on July 26. The week before we celebrate the full cultural week of fun activities: movies, plays, concerts, ...
August 1, Terque: Summer Holidays
First weekend in August Rescued from the past, are dedicated to the Patron of the town, St. James, in recent years there has been a boom in its conclusion by the dates they are celebrated. Clothing to parties during the week before the Cultural Week is organized offering a range of leisure and entertainment for residents and participants.
August 1, Benecid: Celebrations in honor Stmo. Christ of Mercy and Our Lady of Mercy the Virge
The festivities take place from 1 to 3 August. The town is dumped their parties to honor their employers.
August 1, Padules: Feast of the patron saint Santa Maria la Mayor
The festivities take place between the 1st and 3rd August. The town is dumped their parties to honor their patron saint.
August 4, Berja: Fair Berja
The fair is held between August 4 and August 10. Berja Fair is held every year to coincide with the first day of the month of August. It is a popular festival, with many shows, rides and bullfights, which are located in the center of town, along Highway Adra, Avenida José Barrionuevo Peña and Manuel Salmerón. It also has a "" Fair Noon "," thanks to the virgitanos restaurateurs, a festive atmosphere that invites you to enjoy is achieved. The Pilgrimage Sunday fair is held early in the afternoon, where you get to the gates of the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Gádor, either on foot or horse floats decked. This pilgrimage has a large number of pilgrims that focus to end the festivities.
August 13, Alsodux: Feast in honor of the Virgin of the Assumption
The festivities take place from 13 to 15 August in honor of the Virgin of the Assumption. Lots of activities for the enjoyment of its residents and visitors are made.
August 14, Felix: Patron saint festivities in honor of San Roque
The festivities take place from 14 to 17 August to honor its patron.