Jávea Fiesta dates for 2018

JANUARY
01 - ANO NUEVO - New Year's Day

05 - LOS REYES MAGOS - The Procession of the Three Kings
06 - EPIFANÍA DEL SEÑOR (EPIPHANY)
13 - FIESTA SAN ANTONIO ABAD - Burning of the Pine
17 - FIESTA SAN ANTONIO - Blessing of the Animals - Plaza de la Constitución, Town
19 - FIESTA SAN SEBASTIAN | Bous al Carrer - Bull-Running in Plaça de l'Esglèsia
20 - FIESTA SAN SEBASTIAN | Bous al Carrer - Bull-Running in Plaça de l'Esglèsia
21 - FIESTA SAN SEBASTIAN | Bous al Carrer - Bull-Running in Plaça de l'Esglèsia

 

FEBRUARY

10 - CARNIVAL l Fancy Dress Parade - Old Town

 

MARCH

04 - JESUS NAZARENO (LA BAIXADA) The descent of the treasured image of Jesus Nazareno

19 - DÏA DEL SAN JOSE (DÏA DEL PADRE)

25 - DOMINGO DE RAMAS - Palm Sunday Mass and Processions

29 - JUEVES SANTOS - Maundy Thursday

30 - VIERNES SANTOS - Good Friday Mass abd procession through the Old Town

 

APRIL

01 - EL DIA DE SENOR - EASTER SUNDAY - Special Mass/Meeting of Penas and Associations in the church square 

02 - LUNES PASCUA - Easter Monday - Autonomous Holiday

02 - SAN VICENTE FERRER - Patron Saint of Valencia Day

20 - 03 May - FIESTA EN HONOR DE JESUS NAZARENO - Bull running, flower crosses and live 

 

 

MAY
01 - DÍA DEL TRABAJABO - Labour Day - National Holiday
03 - DIA DE LA CRUCES - Flower crosses honoured around the old town followed by fireworks

06 - El Dia del Madre - Mother's Day

 

JUNE

T.B.C - IV FESTIVAL DEL MAR DE XABIA - PORT

14 - 24 - FOGUERES DE SANT JOAN/SAN JUAN - Midsummer celebrations in honour of John the Baptist - Old Town

24 - FIESTA SAN JUAN - Burning of the Fogueres and fireworks

28 - FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE XABIA (TBC)

30 - FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE XABIA (TBC)

 

JULY

01 - FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE XABIA (TBC)

14 - 21 - MOROS Y CRISTIANOS - Processions, music, gala parades - Port

16 - FIESTA VIRGEN DEL CARMEN - Festival for Sailors - Port
 

 

AUGUST

03 - 05 - FIESTA MARE DE DEU DELS ANGELES - Also known as FIESTA LA PLANA

03 - 05 - XABIA JAZZ 2018

12 - 12 - FIESTA PORTITXOL - Traditional Music and Dancing (Portitxol Cross)

15 - LA ASUNCION DE LA VIRGEN - The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

25 - 08 Sept FIESTA VIRGEN DE LORETO - also known as the PORT FIESTA

 

SEPTEMBER
01 - 08 Sept FIESTA VIRGEN DE LORETO - also known as the PORT FIESTA

08 - EL DÍA DE MARE DE LORETO - Local Holiday
12 - FIESTA VIRGEN DEL POPÚL - Traditional pilgrimage to the chapel Ermita del Popúl, Ctra. de Jesús Pobre, for a special mass followed by snacks. 



OCTOBER
09 - DÍA DE LA COMUNIDAD VALENCIANA - Day of the Valencian Community
12 - DÍA DE LA HISPANIDAD - Fiesta Nacional de Espana - National Day of Spain

 

NOVEMBER
01 - TODOS LOS SANTOS: All Saint's Day - National Holiday



DECEMBER
06 - DÍA DE LA CONSTITUCIÓN ESPAÑOLA - Constitution Day (Dec 6 1978)
08 - LA INMACULADA CONCEPCIÓN - Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgen Mary

12 - FIESTA SANTA LLÚCIA - Pilgrimage to the Chapel (Historic Centre)

13 - FIESTA SANTA LLÚCIA - Pilgrimage to the Chapel (Historic Centre)

25 - NAVIDAD - Christmas Day







 

NATIONAL FIESTA: all shops, offices and banks will be closed.

 

AUTONOMOUS FIESTA: most shops, offices and banks may be closed.

 

LOCAL FIESTA: Some shops, offices and banks may be closed.