FESTIVITIES IN XÀBIA 2020
Three Kings Parade and life Nativity scene
From January 7th until February 8th
San Antonio’s Festivities
- Funfair from January 7th until February 8th
- January 18th “Cremà del Pi” (burning of the pine tree)
- Animal’s blessing on January 19th in Pl. de la Constitució and on the 17th in the port promenade.
San Sebastián (Xàbia’s Patron)
January 24th, 25th, and 26th
Bull-running in Pl. del L'Església
“Baixada”: Jesús Nazareno procession from Ermita del Calvario to Iglesia of San Bartolomé.
From April 10th until April 13th
Easter Artisan Craft Fair in the old town.
From April 24th
until May 3rd
Fiestas in honour of Jesús Nazareno: bull-running in Pl. del Convent, competition of crosses made with flowers... On May 3rd: “Pujada”, procession to bring Jésus Nazareno back to Ermita del Calvario.
From June 8th until June 24th
Hogueras de San Juan: Plantà de la Foguera, fireworks displays, bull-running in Parking Av. Palmela (current bus station), music on the street, popular flower offering, parade floats ...
2nd, 3rd 4th July
Virgen del Carmen’s Festivity: Maritime procession (sailors and fishermen) and flower offering.
From July 11th until July 19th
“Moros y Cristianos” (Moors and Christians) in Duanes de la Mar: presentation, music on the street, parades (20th and 21st )
Last weekend of July
Living Chess in Puerto de Xàbia.
Virgen de los Ángeles’ festivity in la Plana.
2nd weekend of August
Fiestas in Portitxol.
From August 22nd
until September 8th
Virgen de Loreto’s festivities: “Bous a la Mar” (bull-running in the port), processions, parade floats, fireworks displays, open-air music and dancing...
Pilgrimage to Ermita del Pòpul in honour to the Virgen del Loreto, where a Mass will be celebrated and candies and chocolate dispensed to assistants afterwards.
Santa Llúcia’s festivity. Pilgrimage to Ermita de Santa Llúcia, where a Mass will be celebrated and chocolate dispensed to assistants.
Christmas and Three Kings from December 6th until January 6th
To commemorate Christmas, different activities will take place: craft markets, Christmas concerts, Santa Claus’ visit, collection of letters and further activities for children. On January 5th, the great Three Kings Parade will be performed .
MOST OF FIESTAS ABOVE MENTIONED WILL HAVE THEIR PROGRAMS DETAILED SEPARATELY CLOSE TO THEIR DATE OF CELEBRATION. THE DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM IS NOT RESPONSABLE FOR ANY CHANGE ON THIS PROGRAM.