This is a listing of the local Festivals of Almuñécar.  Many more are celebrated and you will need to check with the tourist office for a listing of activities.

Festivals of Almuñécar & La Herradura, plus annual calendar. Read more on

Festivals of Almuñécar

January                Day of the Three KIngs
20 January          Fiestas de San Sebastian
Feb/March          Carnival
March/April        Semana Santa
23 June                 Night of San Juan – Bonfires and Camping on the Beaches
(According to tradition, if people jump over a bonfire three times on San Juan’s
night, they will be cleansed and purified, and their problems burned away.)

18 July                   Day of the Virgen Carmen
15 August             Fiesta de la Virgen de la Antigua
29 September    Fiesta de San Miguel
October                Fiesta de la Chirimoya

Festivals of Almuñécar - Carnaval Almunecar 2014


Markets and Stores are usually closed on all National and possibly local holidays.
Please view our  Almuñécar Holiday calendar here.  We let you know the dates of school holidays, ferias, fiestas and more.

Almuñécar Holidays, Ferias & Fiestas (Local & National)


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