Benidorm Fiestas 2018


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 2018 start Friday 9th November and end officially on Wednesday 14th November with a spectacular Firework display.  On Thursday 15th November there will be the "British fancy dress day" which starts around mid day on the Calle Gerona & British square.


BENIDORM FIESTAS PROGRAMME 2017 - We'll update this when we have the 2018 programme!
  • FRIDAY 10TH 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.

22:30 “PEÑAS” INFORMAL PARADE. Meeting of the “Peñas” at Ruzafa street. Parade around the streets Ruzafa and Martínez Alejos.

  • SATURDAY 11TH 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, accompanied 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".

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 Live music from “Orquesta Valparaiso”, in the Gambo Street.

00:00 DJ Xinxe at Plaza de SS. MM. los Reyes de España.

01:00 “Las Chillers” concert at Plaza de SS. MM. los Reyes de España.

  • SUNDAY 12th NOVEMBER: VIRGIN OF THE SUFFRAGE´S DAY

08:00 Churros and Chocolate from Marcos Tonda at the Casa del Fester on La Biga street.

08:15 Air Bombing from Plaza Castelar and from now on… ¡EVERY MORNING!

11:00 – 14:00 BIG CHILDRENS’ PLAYPARK at Plaza de SS. MM. los Reyes de España

11:00 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 Performances from Terrible Min and Rotten Pumpkin on the Tomás Ortuño street.

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).

00:30 Performance from La Casa Azul at Plaza de SS. MM. los Reyes de España.

00:00 DJ Oscar Martinez on the Gerona Street

02:00 Fire show starting from Plaza de SS. MM. los Reyes de España and passing through the main streets as far as Elche park.

  • MONDAY 13TH NOVEMBER

08:00 Churros and Chocolate from Marcos Tonda at the Casa del Fester on La Biga street.

11:00 – 14:00 BIG CHILDRENS’ PLAYPARK at Plaza de SS. MM. los Reyes de España

11:30 SOLEMN REQUIEM MASS, at San Jaime Church

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

17:00 Infant theatre “RR1 Anomatic” starting at Plaza de SS. MM. los Reyes de España and ending at Tomás Ortuño street.

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.

22:00 Top 40 music festival on Gambo street.

00:30 Concert of the famous band “Gafapasta”, at Plaza de SS. MM. los Reyes de España. Afterwards, spectacular “Correfoc” (moving fire and sound show).

02:00 Fire / pyrotechnic show in the Elche Park.

  • TUESDAY 14TH NOVEMBER

08:00 Churros and Chocolate from Marcos Tonda at the Casa del Fester on La Biga street.

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.

11:00 – 14:00 BIG CHILDREN PLAYPARK at Plaza de SS. MM. los Reyes de España.

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

16:30 Ronald McDonald children’s show on Tomás Ortuño street.

17:00 La Selva children’s theatre on Tomás Ortuño street.

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

22:30 Musical performance by "Orquesta Reality" in Gambo street.

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

01:00 Performance from the famous DJ “Chimo Bayo” and “Kiki Jaén”, at Plaza de SS. MM. los Reyes de España.

  • WEDNESDAY 15TH 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,

18:00 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: 9th - 15th November 2018
  • Location:: Benidorm

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