2019 Calendar La Herradura & Almuñécar Holidays, Ferias & Fiestas


The 2019 Holiday calendar below provides you with the days and dates for La Herradura and Almuñécar public holidays (local & national), ferias, fiestas and additional public school days off.

La Herrradura Almuñécar Holidays, Festivals, Ferias. Festivals of Almuñécar & La Herradura, plus annual calendar. A calendar with the dates for La Herradura and Almuñécar holidays (local & national), ferias, fiestas and additional public school days off. Read more on AlmunecarInfo.com

 

2019 Spain National & Local Public Holidays

Grocery Stores are usually closed for all national holidays and some local holidays.  We have done our best to point it out below, but do understand it can vary.

2019 Public School Holidays

The public schools usually run from the second week in September through the third week in June.  They are typically closed for all of the national holidays and some of the local La Herradura and Almuñécar holidays.  If one of those days happens to land on a Tuesday or Thursday, the schools may opt to have an additional day off (the Monday or Friday) to bridge the weekend.

 


La Herradura & Almuñécar Holidays 2019

Grocery Stores are usually closed for all national holidays and some local holidays.  We have done our best to point it out below, but do understand it can vary.

MonthDateDayHolidays, Ferias & Fiestas
(Local & National)
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December 2018
January 2019
24 – 72 weeksPublic school winter breakPublic schools off
January1TuesdayNew Year’s DayNational Holiday, stores closed
 6SundayEpiphany (3 King’s Day)National Holiday, stores closed on the 7th
 February28ThursdayAndalucía DayNational Holiday, stores closed
March1

1-2

2

Friday

Fri – Sat

Saturday

Día de la Comunidad Educativa

Carnival Almuñécar

Carnival La Herradura

Public School holiday

various times

21:00 Plaza de la Independencia

19TuesdayFather’s Day  &
Patron Saint San Jose Day
La Herradura Feria Program
15-19 of March
 April4ThursdayFeast of St. VincentAndalucia
 12-21Fri – SunHoly week (Semana Santa)Processions all week
 15-19Mon – FriPublic school spring breakPublic schools off
18-19Thur – FriMaundy Thursday
Good Friday (Semana Santa)   
National Holiday, stores closed
21SundayEasterNational Holiday, stores closed
May1WednesdayLabor dayNational Holiday, stores closed
 1-3
3
Wed – Fri
Friday
Fiestas Barrio San Sebastian
Fiestas de las Cruces de Mayo
Fiesta
 5

15

Sunday

Wednesday

Mother’s Day

Feast of San Isidro 

 

Pilgrimage (Romano) on the Saturday nearest to May 15

June1-2Fri- SundayFiestas Barrio Tarramay Fiesta (1st wk end)
 7-9Fri- SundayGastronomic FairFiesta in Majuelo Park
(2nd wk end)
 21FridayPublic school last day of classInfantil and Primary
 25TuesdayPublic school last day of classSecondary
 23-24Sun-MonFeast of San JuanHoliday,
stores closed 23rd & 24th
July12-16Fri -TuesdayVirgen del Carmen
(procession on 16th)
Fiesta end of San Cristobal beach, near Chinasol
August9 – 151 weekFeria & Fiestas Patron Saint Virgen de AntiguaFiestas Almuñecar 2018
Almuñécar  Feria, Fireworks Playa Puerta del Mar on 15th
 15ThursdayAssumption of Mary (Fireworks!)National Holiday, stores limited hrs or closed
September9
16
Monday
Monday
Primary Public school begins
Secondary Public school begins
Primary 9th  (estimated)
ESO on 16th
 27-29Fri-SunFiestas de San Miguel Fiesta near castle
October5-6

12

11-13

Sat-Sunday

Saturday

Fri-Sunday

Festival of the Sea (fiesta del Mar)

 Día de la Hispanidad

Fiestas de la Chirimoya

La Herradura Fiesta

National Holiday, schools and stores closed or limited

Barrio Torrecuevas Fiesta

 
November1FridayAll Saints DayNational Holiday, stores closed
Public schools closed Nov 1-2
December6FridayConstitution DayNational Holiday, stores closed
Public schools closed Dec 6-7
 8SundayFiestas de La Carrera
Immaculate Conception
National Holiday, stores limited
 25WednesdayNavidad/ Christmas DayNational Holiday, stores closed
December 2019
January 2020
24 – 72 weeksPublic school winter breakPublic schools off  (estimated)
January1WednesdayNew Year’s DayNational Holiday, stores closed
 6MondayEpiphany (3 King’s Day)National Holiday, stores closed

 

 

 

Fiestas Almuñecar 2019

Click here for daily schedule of the Annual Fiestas Virgen de la Antigua each August

The second week of August means it's time for the Almuñécar Feria and Fiestas Virgen de la Antigua.  Time for celebrations in honor of the town's patron saint,  Virgen de la Antigua.  It's nearly a week full of food, drinks, music, carnival rides, and a procession.  It all ends on August 15th with the biggest night in Almuñécar 's list of annual festivals and the most spectacular fireworks display around! Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

Neighborhood Fiestas!

 

January 5th 5pm The Royal Procession of the 3 Kings (Cabalgata de Reyes)

Almuñécar Fiestas

These are usually some sort of party or celebration.  Usually some sort of street party involving music, food and beverage.  Don’t be surprised if you hear some fireworks too.

Almuñécar Feria & La Herradura Feria

The Feria is a Fair with some carnival rides and traditional activities and celebrations.  This is usually several days long and it is the week leading up to the respective patron saint’s day.

  • March 19th for La Herradura Feria
  • August 15th for Almuñécar Feria

In addition to the nationally recognized holidays, each Autonomous community, Province or Municipality will have additional dates specific to their area.  If you are planning any travel, it is always a good idea to know the local holidays for your destination.

Autonomous Community Holidays:

Andalusia Holidays

  • February 28th: Andalusia Day

Aragon Holidays

  • April 23rd: St George’s Day and Aragon regional day

Asturias Holidays

  • September 8th: Asturian Regional Day  (recognized on the 9th in 2019)

Balearic Islands Holidays

  • March 1st: Balearic Regional Day
  • April 22nd: Easter Monday
  • December 26th (St Stephen’s Day)

Basque Country Holidays

  • April 22nd: Easter Monday

Canary Islands Holidays

  • May 30th: Canary Islands Day

Cantabria Holidays

  • July 28th: Cantabrian Day
  • September 15th: Patron Saint of Cantabria – Virgen de la Bien Aparecida

Castilla-La Mancha Holidays

  • May 31st:  Castilla-La Mancha Regional Day

Castile and León Holidays

  • April 23rd: Castile and León Day

Catalonia Holidays

  • April 22nd: Easter Monday
  • September 11th Catalonia National Day
  • December 26th (St Stephen’s Day)

Ceuta Holidays

  • August 22nd: Eid al-Adha – Festival of Abraham’s Sacrifice

Extremadura Holidays

  • September 8th: Extremadura Regional Day (recognized on the 9th in 2019)

Galicia Holidays

  • May 17th Galician Literature Day
  • July 25th: Feast of St James’ Day / Galician Regional Day

La Rioja Holidays

  • June 10th: La Rioja Regional Day

Madrid Holidays

  • May 2nd: Community of Madrid Day

Melilla Holidays

  • January 2nd (Monday after New Year’s Day)
  • August 22nd: Eid al-Adha – Festival of Abraham’s Sacrifice – (Wednesday)

Murcia Holidays

  • March 19th: Feast of San Jose
  • June 9th: Murcia Day (observed the Monday after June 9th)

Navarra Holidays

  • April 22nd: Easter Monday

Valencia Holidays

  • March 19th:  Feast of San Jose
  • April 22nd: Easter Monday
  • October 9th: Valencia Day

 

Are you planning some travel around Spain?  Click here for a full list of public holidays.

 

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