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August Fiestas In Calpe

August Fiestas In Calpe

 

The month of August is when Calpe bursts into life and many Spanish have the month off work and come from the cities to be near the coast to escape the hot city weather. Calpe in August is busy with tourists from all over Europe. There is a lot going on in this month with the warm summer evenings the streets are packed with people. The Plaza Major and the old town is where to go at the beginning of the month with some fantastic live bands and shows going on till the early hours From Wednesday 31st July Till Monday 12th August. (Full Timetable Below) There is also a bar that offers good valued drinks ūüôā

 

In the old town there is also the Famous Bull Run that goes 6 nights Stating 7th August till 12th. This is a local Spanish event and take care if you do decide to go, keep well behind the barriers while bulls are running up and down.

 

Calpe also has a wonderful firework display on Sunday 4th at 00:30 that lights up the sky along the Arenal beach.

Fiesta Programme For August

 

Wednesday 31st July is the beginning of the Festivities:

 

 

Wednesday 31st July

13:00 Bell Ringing & Firecrackers set off to the Patron Saint Virgen de las Nieves.

20:00 Entrada De La Murta (Tour through the streets with myrtlr accompanied by music bands) from the Arco Iris Square to the Miguel Rosello Square.

21:30 Crida a la Festa – Festival opening speach and light switch on by the Queen of the Fiestas 2019 from the Town Hall’s Balcony.

 23:30 Music Band Seven Crashers at the Major Square (Photo Above)

 

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Thursday 1st August

 

 

 

Frecuencia Musical Show Above

10am  РDesperta for children, a morning musical parade through the street throwing rockets from the Plaza Marinas (Top of the Gabriel Miró ) and along several streets of the town.

11am – Water Games in the Parc de la Creativitat, (Click Here For Directions)

18:00 – Bouncy Castle In The Mayor Square

20:00 TOYS Musical Show for Children in the Mayor Square

23:30 Frecuencia Musical Show in the Mayor Square

02:00 DJ’s Macro Party in the Major Square

 

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Friday 2nd August

10:30 Musical Parade from the Mariners Square to the Miguel Rosello Square

18:00 Cucanas, Popular Street Games in the Llibertat Street (Click Here For Directions)

23:30 Macro Party Baccanali in the Mayor Square

 

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Saturday 3rd August

10am  РDesperta for children, a morning musical parade through the streets from the Plaza Marinas (Top of the Gabriel Miró ) and along several streets of the town.

11am – Water Games in the Parc de la Creativitat, (Click Here For Directions)

18:00 – Bouncy Castle In The Mayor Square

21:00 Concert by the Youth Orchestra of Stuttgart in the Cutural Centre.

23:00 Music Band From New Limit in the Mayor Square

 

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Sunday 4th August

08:00 Desperta Joves del Mon, Morning Musical Parade through the streets with typical dolçaina (a king of pipe).

13:00 Bell Ringing

17:30 Traditional Pilota  РMarch in honour of the Patron Saint Virgen de las Nieves at the Garcia Ortiz Street  (Click Here For Directions) The street at the bottom of the Spanish Steps.

20:30 Musical Parade with the committe around the town and picking up of authorities towards the church, then offering flowers to the Patron Saint.

23:30 Music Band La Pato in the Mayor Square

00:30 Firework Display on the Arenal Beach

 

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Monday 5th August

08:00 Shot of aerial rockets

11:30 Musical Parade with the committee around the town and picking up of authorities towards La Villa Square for the Holy Mass

12:30 Holy Mass to honour the Patron Saint

14:00 Mascleta (Fireworks) in the Mayor Square, soft drinks and snacks will be offered afterwards

19:30 Musical Parade with the committee around the town and picking up of authorities towards La Villa Square, then solemn Procession to honour The Patron Saint.

23:55 Castell a la Mar – An amazing aquatic firework display

00:30 Music Band La Tribu in the Mayor Square.

 

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Tuesday 6th August

19:30 Musical Parade with the committee around the town and picking up of authorities towards the Hermitage Square.

20:30 Holy Mass in the Hermitage of Salvador .

 

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Wednesday 7th August Bous Al Carrer 2019 – Running of the Bulls

The bull run goes on every night from 7.30pm till late in the old town (Click Here For Directions)

 

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Sunday 11th August

20:30 Great fancy dress parade to finish the local festivities from the Benissa Street to the Colon Square and a closing party in the square. (Click here for directions)

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