THE FESTIVALS IN THE TORRECUEVAS NEIGHBORHOOD ARE SUSPENDED AFTER THE ACCIDENT OF YOUNG DANIEL
The decision, as reported on Juanjo.ALCALDE networks , have agreed upon between the residents of #Torrecuevas and the Brotherhood of the Virgin Mother
“Dani was born and raised here. The vast majority of his family lives here. We suspend the holidays as a sign of respect and mourning for this tragic loss.”
The barrio of Torrecuevas Almuñécar hosts the Fiestas de la Chirimoya to celebrate the harvest of the chirimoya (a custard apple), in honor of the Virgen Madre. The Chirimoya Festival of barrio Torrecuevas usually includes 4 days of celebration, activities, music, dancing, eating and drinking. The Fiestas de la Chirimoya usually takes place around the 12th of October, which is also Día de la Hispanidad (Hispanic Heritage Day) and Fiestas de Pilar.
New traditions begin and you are here to be part of it! Announcing the annual Almuñécar Autumn Jazz Festival (Festival de Jazz en Otoño de Almuñécar). We will share with you all of the details about the location, artists, and where to get your tickets.
At the end of September, we are always in for a treat with the Fiestas de San Miguel, in the barrio del Castillo Almuñécar! Up high on the hill in the old town, near the castle, the streets come alive for a few days and nights.
The second week of August means it’s time for the Almuñécar Feria and Fiestas Virgen de la Antigua (The Fair). 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!
Come enjoy the La Herradura Summer Concerts! Each year we are all fortunate enough to have the opportunity to enjoy music in the castle! We will share with you all of the details about the location, artists, and where to get your tickets.
Food, drinks, carnival rides, procession, boats and fireworks are what you will get when you celebrate the fiestas Virgen del Carmen Almuñécar! This usually includes 3-4 days of activities and fun at the western end of San Cristobal Beach.
Each night is full of people gathering at the makeshift bar on the paseo, as well as kids enjoying the small carnival, plus you can’t go wrong with churros and waffles at Elvira’s open late! Then on July 16, it’s the day of Virgen del Carmen, patron saint of fishermen and sailors. The brotherhood will take her and set sail the streets in a procession and then to the waters to bless her in the midst of a festive atmosphere.
Each summer we have the opportunity to experience some amazing outdoor events in Almuñecar. With 2 Almuñecar Summer Concert & event venues, providing just the right ambiance. Spend the evening under the stars near the Roman Aqueduct and at El Majuelo Park below San Miguel Castle! We will share with you all of the details about the location, artists, and where to get your tickets.
If you are in Costa Tropical during the month of June, you may hear people speaking of Fiesta de San Juan or Noche de San Juan. You likely assumed it was some sort of celebration, but it may also leave you with several questions. Who is San Juan? What is the fiesta de San Juan in celebration of? Why do some people say it is June 23rd and other people say it is June 24th? Let us help you figure it all out!