Fiestas Virgen del Carmen Almuñécar & La Herradura (16th July) 2020 celebrations cancelled

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.

Fiesta Virgen del Carmen 2018 Patrona de Los Marinos Almunecar. On July 16, the day of the Virgen del Carmen is celebrated in Almuñécar. The Virgin is the patron saint of the neighborhood of Los Marinos who, proudly walk their patron saint through San Cristobal.   Where they dance and embark her to the Peñón del Santo where fireworks are displayed. Read more on

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Luz de Luna La Herradura – Annual Night Market

Luz de Luna La Herradura will present you with hundreds of candles dancing in the night, lining the picturesque stone pedestrian streets in the old town.  It is also, time to do some shopping, with artisan booths selling crafts and wares.

Luz de Luna La Herradura - night market celebrating Virgen del Carmen, with hundreds of candles, craft market stalls, workshops & activities in old town. Read more on

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