What’s on around Moraira –
Calendar of Festivities and Events
Parade of floats for Los Reyes (The Tree Kings) – 5th January:
Their Majesties the Three Kings from the east bring joy to children and adults alike. In Moraira and Teulada.
Sant Antoni Festivity
Traditional music, bonfires and pet’s blessing. Old town of Teulada.
The Festival of San Blas – 3rd February:
The tasting of the “Dama” (a cake “Pan Quemado” in the shape of male and female silhouettes) Teulada.
Fancy dress parade, “enfarinada” (flour-game) and “enterro de la sardina” (the “funeral of the sardine”). In Teulada and Moraira.
MARCH / APRIL
Holy week (variable):
Moraira: Maundy Thurs-day: Silent procession
Teulada: Good Friday: procession of holy burial
Easter Sunday: “L’ Encontre” procession
Local fiestas of Teulada, in honor of Saint Vicente Ferrer – Monday following Easter Monday:
Amongst the many functions, the most appreciated is the Monday procession of San Vicente, when all “Teuladinos“ and many visitors participate enthusiastically. Spectacular fireworks, on the Monday and Tuesday, with floats on the Sunday as well as the bull running are much enjoyed
Long week-end of May. Fair: “Vive Teulada-Moraira”: Gastronomical and trade fair. Moraira.
Moors and christians – 2. or 3. weekend:
Spectacular night-time landing on the beach of l’Ampolla, flower offering, firing of blunderbusses and a magnificent procession, the Sunday Gala, in the evening. Moraira
22nd, “Corpus Cristi”
Procession in Moraira.Evening Procession with traditional rites and dances in Teulada.
Magical night of San Juan – 23rd June:
Traditional dancing round bonfires, waiting for the flames to die down for the traditional leaping over the embers (in Moraira, at the beach of l’Ampolla and in the town hall square in Teulada). On this same magical night folklore dictates that it is the most propitious time to cleanse the body and spirit by bathing in the sea at midnight, and to reveal the zealously guarded secrets of traditional remedies.
Fiestas of Font Santa – first weekend: 4th – 9th
in the chapel of the same name, organised by the “quintos” of the year. Night time fiesta and bulls running.
Local fiestas of Moraira, in honour of “Mare de Deu del Desamparats” and “Mare de Deu del Carme” – From 10th – 20th:
Night time fiestas, processions, culminating in the maritime procession on the 16th, fireworks and “Els Bous a la Mar”.
Fiestas of Sant Jaume in Benimarco – 23rd – 29th
Night time fiesta, bulls running and fireworks. Partida Benimarco.
Fiestas of “Els Sants de la Pedra” – 25th – 1st August
Supper in the street, Mass Campaña, night time fiesta, bulls running. Calvo Sotelo Street in Teulada.
Medieval fiesta and Market – 7th,8th, 9th and 10th
Handicrafts, traditional products, juggling and theatre, recreating a medieval atmosphere at the old town of Teulada.
Fiesta of “Moscatel” – variable:
A special celebration for the farmers, at the completion of their harvest and the collection of the Moscatel grape which is sent to markets nationwide. Night time fiesta, tasting of the Moscatel, wine tasting. In the Avenida las Palmas of Teulada.
30th: Election of the queens of the festivities 2015. In Teulada
Fiesta of “Divina Pastora” – variable:
Traditional dances and music. In Teulada.
Variable: Oktoberfest: Moraira – Parking “Les Sort”
Festival of Santa Cecilia – variable: 3rd Weekend
the Agrupacación Musical Cultural celebrate their patron saint with an extensive program of concerts and parades through the streets, where music lovers can participate. Teulada.
Fiesta of Santa Catalina – 21st – 23rd
Local trade fair – 2nd weekend:
Local commerce and products. Moraira.
Christmas market – Sunday before Christmas:
Market of typical Christmas products and knickknacks. Town hall square. Teulada.