Benidorm Fiestas 2017


Benidorm honours its two patron saints, the Virgen del Sufragio and San Jaime apostle, with the annual "Fiestas Patronales" local fiestas. The streets are transformed for the entire event with floral decorations, lively musicians, open-air theatre, firework displays and religious parades.

Benidorm Fiestas 2017 start Friday 10th November and end officially on Wednesday 15th November with a spectacular Firework display.  On Thursday 16th November there will be the "British fancy dress day" which starts around mid day on the Calle Gerona & British square.


BENIDORM FIESTAS PROGRAMME 2016 (WE WILL UPDATE WITH THE 2017 PROGRAMME ONCE AVAILABLE)

FRIDAY 11TH NOVEMBER

18:00 LIGHTING OF THE ARTISTIC  ILLUMINATION, by our Queens, at Martínez Alejos Avenue and Opening of the “Porrat” (street market).

19:00 INAUGURATION OF THE FAIRGROUND, next to the Bullring. Children's day: special prices.

22:00 “PEÑAS” INFORMAL PARADE. Meeting of the “Peñas” at Ruzafa street. Parade around the streets Ruzafa and Martínez Alejos.

 

SATURDAY 12TH NOVEMBER

10:00 MASS at the Church of San Jaime, in honour to the Virgin of the Suffrage, singing by the choir of “La Barqueta”.

11:45 Opening of the doors at San Jaime Church, to sing the VERSES IN HONOUR TO THE VIRGIN.

12:00 BELL RINGING and spectacular "AIR BOMBING" from Plaza Castelar, done by “RICASA”, to announce that…

THE MAJOR FIESTAS HAVE BEGUN!

12:15 MUSIC BANDS PARADE, accommpanied by the Fiesta Queens and the maids of honour, starting from Plaza de San Jaime to finish at Plaza de SS. MM los Reyes de España.

Itinerary: Mayor, Alameda de D. Pedro Zaragoza, Herrerías and Plaza de SS.MM Los Reyes de España.

13:00 GATHERING OF MUSIC BANDS, at Plaza de SS. MM. los Reyes de España, to perform the piece "FIESTA IN BENIDORM".

14:00 “MASCLETA” (super big banger), at Plaza de la Hispanidad, done by “RICASA”.

17:00 THEATRICAL PERFORMANCE OF THE FOUNDING OF THE VIRGIN, at Poniente Beach.

18:30 SOLEMN PROCESSION, leaving from Parque de Elche (Harbour) through the following streets: Paseo de la Carretera, Alameda D. Pedro Zaragoza, Mayor and Plaza de San Jaime. When the procession gets to the church, there will be a FLOWER OFFERING TO THE VIRGIN, followed by the ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE FIESTAS at Plaza San Jaime. Afterwards SUPERB FIREWORK DISPLAY, done by “RICASA”, at Plaza Castelar.

23:00 Concert of Juan Ramon, in the Gambo Street.

00:30 Music Band, at Plaza de SS. MM. los Reyes de España.

 

SUNDAY 13th NOVEMBER: VIRGIN OF THE SUFFRAGE´S DAY

08:00 Air Bombing from Plaza Castelar and from now on… ¡EVERY MORNING!

08:00 Grand "Chocolatada" Chocolate supplied by Chocolates Marcos Tonda from Villajoyosa.

11:30 BIG CHILDREN PLAYPARK at Plaza de SS. MM. los Reyes de España

11:30 SOLEMN MASS IN HONOUR OF OUR PATRON SAINT, THE VIRGIN OF THE SUFFRAGE, at the Church of San Jaime, sang by the choir “Agrupación Coral de Benidorm”. Afterwards, AIR BOMBING and Parade around the streets of the Old Town.

14:00 MARVELLOUS “MASCLETA” (super big banger) at Plaza de la Hispanidad, done by “RICASA”.

17:00 Extraordinary concert performed by "UNION MUSICAL DE BENIDORM" on the Gambo Street.

19:00 SOLEMN PROCESSION IN HONOUR TO THE VIRGIN OF THE SUFFRAGE. Itinerary: Mayor, Alameda de D. Pedro Zaragoza, Los Ángeles, Pintor Lozano, Virgen del Sufragio, Martínez Alejos, Paseo de la Carretera, Santa Faz and Plaza de San Jaime. Afterwards “ESTAMPETA” in honour to the Virgin of the Suffrage, at Plaza de San Jaime.

23:00 Traditional COPLETES sang to the Virgin of the Suffrage at Plaza de San Jaime..

23:00 Music Bands at L'Hort de Colón (Tomás Ortuño street) and Plaza de SS. MM. los Reyes de España (Town Hall).

00:00: DJ Oscar Martinez on the Gerona Street

 

MONDAY 14TH NOVEMBER

11:00 AMATEUR BULLFIGHT WITH YOUNG BULLS at the Bullring.

11:30 BIG CHILDREN PLAYPARK at Plaza de SS. MM. los Reyes de España.

11:30 At San Jaime´s Church, SOLEMN MASS IN HONOUR TO SAINT JAMES sang by the choir “Agrupación Coral de Benidorm”. Afterwards, AIR BOMBING and Parade around the streets of the Old Town.

14:00 GREAT MASCLETA (super big banger) at Plaza de la Hispanidad, done by “RICASA”.

17:00 BULL-FIGHTING SHOW at the Bullring.

19:00 SOLEMN PROCESSION IN HONOUR TO SAINT JAMES by the streets: Mayor, Alameda D. Pedro Zaragoza, Paseo de la Carretera, Santa Faz and Plaza San Jaime. Afterwards, “ESTAMPETA”, in honour to Saint James.

23:00 GREAT MUSIC BAND, at Gambo street.

00:30: Concert of the famous band “FORMULA V”, at the town hall square. Afterwards, spectacular “Correfoc” (moving fire and sound show).

 

TUESDAY 15TH NOVEMBER

10:30 SOLEMN REQUIEM MASS, at San Jaime Church. Afterwards, OFFERING OF FLOWER GARLANDS to the Dead in the Sea, at Plaza de la Señoría, followed by a visit to the cemeteries.

14:00 THUNDEROUS MASCLETÀ (super big banger) at Av. Mediterráneo, done by “PIROTECNIA VALENCIANA”.

19:00 FUNNY COSTUMES PARADE. Itinerary: Venus, Ruzafa, Martínez Alejos and Gambo.

23:00 Musical performance by "Orquesta Factory" in Huerto De Colon.

23:00 WONDERFUL NOCTURNAL MASCLETÁ (fireworks and bangers), at Av. Mediterráneo, by “RICASA”.

00:00: Performance from the famous DJ “SANTI BERTOMEU”, at Plaza de SS. MM. los Reyes de España.

 

WEDNESDAY 16TH NOVEMBER

11:30 “FESTA DE LES FESTES”. Parade of the different Fiestas Commitees, departing from Plaza Neptuno. Itinerary:  Almendros, Mercado, Tomás Ortuño, La Biga, Ruzafa, Herrerías and Plaza de SSMM Los Reyes de España.

13:00 CANDY (and bangers) STRING, HUGE CHILDREN PLAYPARK and CHILDREN´S MASCLETÁ at Plaza SS. MM los Reyes de España,

17:30 FLOAT PARADE through the following streets: Parque de Elche, Almendros, Marte, Venus, Ruzafa, Martínez Alejos, Gambo and finishing at Plaza de la Hispanidad. Afterwards, MARVELLOUS FIREWORK DISPLAY at Poniente Beach (Harbour), done by “RICASA”.

 

Although Wednesday is the official end of the Benidorm fiestas, there is a huge Fancy dress party on Thursday which starts at around midday and takes place in the new town of Benidorm around the Calle Gerona and British square area, be sure to come in fancy dress to enjoy this spectacular event.


Round Town Travel take no responsibility for any changes to the times or schedule for the fiestas. 



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  • Price: FREE
  • Schedule: 10th – 16th Nov 2017
  • Location:: Benidorm

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