FESTIVITIES IN XÀBIA 2019
January 5th: “The Three Kings” parade and life Nativity scene
From 5th of January until 3rd of February: San Antonio’s Festivities:
-From 5th of January until 3rd of February: Funfair
-“Cremà del Pi” (burning of the pine tree)
-Animal's blessing on 14th in Pl. de la Constitució and 17th in the port promenade
18th, 19th, and 20th of January: Bull-running in Pl. del L'Església
January 20th: San Sebastián (Xàbia’s Patron)
March, 2nd: Carnivals
March, 24th : “Baixada”: Jesús Nazareno procession from the Ermita del Calvario to the Iglesia of San Bartolomé.
From 19th until 22nd April: Easter Artisan Craft Fair in the old town.
From April 25th until Mai 3rd: Fiestas in honour of Jesús Nazareno: bull-running in Pl. del Convent. Competition: Crosses made with flowers on Mai 3rd. : “Pujada”, procession to bring Jésus Nazareno to the Ermita del Calvario.
From 8th until 24th June: Hogueras de San Juan: Plantà de la Foguera, fireworks, “Bous a la Placeta”, parades, music on the street, popular flower offering...
27th, 28th and 29th June: International Festival
July 16th: Virgen del Carmen’s Festivities: Sailors and fishermen procession. Flower offering.
From 13th until 21st July: “Moros y Cristianos” (Moors and Christians) in Duanes de la Mar: presentation, open-air dance, parades (20th and 21st)
Last weekend of July: Living Chess in Puerto de Xàbia.
August 2nd: Festivity of the Virgen de los Ángeles in la Plana.
2nd weekend August: Fiestas in Portitxol.
From 21st August until 8th September: Virgen de Loreto’s festivities: “Bous a la Mar”, processions, parades, fireworks displays, verbenas...
September 15th: Pilgrimage to Ermita del Pòpul in honour to the Virgen del Loreto. Mass will be celebrated and afterwords candy and chocolate offered in the Ermita.
December 13th: Santa Llúcia festivity . On 13th pilgrimage to ermita where a Mass will be celebrated and chocolate dispensed to assistants.
Christmas and 3 Kings from 6th of December to the 6th of January
To conmemorate Christmas, different activities will take place: craft markets, Christmas concerts , Santa Claus visit, letters collection, and further activities for children. Finallly on January 5th the great Three Kings parade will be performed.