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Costa Almeria Fiestas

Fiestas in Costa Almeria, Costa Almeria, Spain

Costa Almeria Fiestas
There are many Fiestas along the coastline of Costa Almeria and the local people are very welcoming to tourist that want to join in. I would very much recommend going to a Spanish Fiesta as they really know how to party, the main Fiesta (Summer Fair) is always in the last week of August. This is a traditional still going from the middle ages. Each year the businesses close, the roads are blocked off, and a street party is set up with food, drink and music in abundance. People of all ages join the party in singing and dancing. In the evening the there is a fair ground just outside of the city center, and on some night a Spanish pop star will appear, on these nights there is often tickets on sale. The fiesta usually starts half way through the week and ends on Sunday night, although sometimes they will start at midnight on Sunday with a fireworks display. There is usually a bank holiday after the fiesta for the town to recover!

National Holidays:

  • 1st January Ano Nuevo (New Year’s Day)
  • 6th January Dia de los Reyes (12th night of Christmas this is when presents are given)
  • 19th March San Jose (Fathers Day)
  • Dates are variable for Easter Viernes Santo (Good Friday)
  • Dates are variable for Easter Dia de Pascua (Easter Sunday)
  • 1st May Dia del Trabajo (Labour Day)
  • 24th June San Juan (St Johns Day)
  • Dates are variable for this holiday (mid June) Corpus Christi
  • 29th June San Pedro y San Pablo (St Peter and St Paul)
  • 25th July Santiago (St James, patron saint of Spain)
  • 15th August Asuncion (Assumption)
  • 12th October Dia de la Hispanidad (Columbus Day)
  • 1st November Todos los Santos (All Saints Day)
  • 6th December Dia de la Constitucion (Constitution Day)
  • 8th December Immaculada Concepcion (Immaculate Conception)
  • 25th December Navidad (Christmas Day)