November Fiesta - 6th - 11th

This is the last in a Hugh series of events from benidorm, as you can see they just keep getting bigger and better yearly, this is the OFFICIAL dates for 2020, the local councils do not release the actual planning of this Fiesta till a few weeks before hand, although these dates are set , the full planning is not so please come back closer to the time and we will have all your information you need..


  • Date: 06/11/2020 11:59 - 11/11/2020 23:59
  • Location: Old Town, Benidorm, Spain (Map)
  • More Info: please note there is no starting point or time as yet!

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BELOW IS THE INFORMATION GUIDE FROM 2019 PLEASE NOTE WE HAVE ONLY LEFT THIS HERE FOR A VISUAL GUIDE FOR 2020 

THIS IS NOT 2020 FIESTA GUIDE BELOW!!!!!!!


MAJOR FIESTAS PROGRAMME 2019 FRIDAY 8TH NOVEMBER 18:00 LIGHTING OF THE ARTISTIC ILLUMINATION, 

by our Queens, at Martínez Alejos avenue and Opening of the “Porrat” (street market) at Emilio Ortuño avenue. 19:00 INAUGURATION OF THE FAIRGROUND, near the Bullring. Children´s day: special prices. 21:00 “PEÑAS” INFORMAL PARADE. Meeting of the “Peñas” at Ruzafa street. Parade around the streets Ruzafa and Martínez Alejos.

 SATURDAY 9TH NOVEMBER 10:00 MASS, at the Church of San Jaime, in honour to the Virgin of the Suffrage, sung by “La Barqueta” and the Church Choir. 11:45 OPENING OF THE DOORS AT SAINT JAMES AND SAINT ANNE´S CHURCH, to sing the VERSES IN HONOUR TO THE VIRGIN. 12:00 ANGELUS AND BELL RINGING and spectacular AIR BOMBING, by the pyrotechnics company RICASA, from Plaza de la Señoría, to announce that… 

THE MAJOR FIESTAS 2019 HAVE BEGUN! 

12:15 BRASS BANDS PARADE, starting from Plaza de San Jaime to finish at Plaza de SS. MM. los Reyes de España (Town Hall). Itinerary: Mayor, Alameda de D. Pedro Zaragoza, Herrerías and Plaza de SS.MM. Reyes de España. 13:00 GATHERING OF BRASS BANDS, at Plaza de SS. MM. Reyes de España, to perform the piece "FIESTA IN BENIDORM". Afterwards, COLOURFUL AIR BOMBING, by the pyrotechnics company RICASA. 17:00 At Poniente Beach, THEATRICAL PERFORMANCE OF THE FOUNDING OF THE VIRGIN, by the theatre group of “La Barqueta”. Afterwards, SALVOES OF HONOR, by the pyrotechnics company RICASA, to announce the Founding of our patron saint, the Virgin of the Suffrage. 18:30 SOLEMN PROCESSION, leaving from Parque de Elche (Harbour) through the following streets: Paseo de la Carretera, Alameda D. Pedro Zaragoza, Mayor street and Plaza de San Jaime. When the procession gets to the church, there will be a 

FLOWER OFFERING TO THE VIRGIN, followed by the ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE FIESTAS. Afterwards, the Anthems of Benidorm and the Region of Valencia will be sung, to end with a SUPERB FIREWORK DISPLAY, at Plaza Castelar, done by the pyrotechnics company RICASA 22:00 Dance and entertainment for everyone, done by “LOCOS POR BAILAR”, at Huerto de Colón (Tomás Ortuño street). 23:00 Performance of “ORQUESTA SHAKARA” at Huerto de Colón. 23:00 Performance of “ORQUESTA LOS HAPPYS”, at Gambo street. 23:00 GREAT SHOW, at Plaza de SS. MM. Reyes de España, of local bands: “LOCOS DE ATAR”, “DIRTY BONES, “ZAREY (Reggaeton) & VARIANCE DANCE STUDIO” and “ROAD VOLTA”. 23:30 Informal parade of the brass bands “ Ateneu de la Vila” and “La Pericana”, leaving from Plaza de SS. MM. Reyes de España. 

SUNDAY 10TH NOVEMBER: 

VIRGIN OF THE SUFFRAGE´S DAY 11:00 until 14:00 HUGE CHILDREN PLAYPARK at Plaza de SS. MM. Reyes de España. 11:30 SOLEMN MASS IN HONOUR OF OUR PATRON SAINT, THE VIRGIN OF THE SUFFRAGE, at the Church of Saint James and Saint Anne, sung by the “Polifónica de Polop Antonio Berenguer”. Afterwards, AIR BOMBING and PARADE, around the streets of the Old Town. 14:00 MARVELLOUS PYRO-DIGITAL “MASCLETA” (super big banger) at avenue Jaime I (Poniente Beach), done by pyrotechnics company RICASA. The “Destilería Tenis” will do a tasting of “Anís Tenis”, until they run out of stock. 17:00 Kid´s “Batukada” (band of instruments of percussion that plays African-Brazilian music), by MARAKATA PERCUSIÓN, starting from Casa del Fester (C/ La Biga). Afterwards, there will be chocolate for all the kids at Casa del Fester. 17:00 Children´s wandering theatre “AVENTURA PREHISTÓRICA” starting at Huerto de Colón (Tomás Ortuño street). Afterwards, there will be chocolate for all the kids, thanks to “Chocolates Marcos Tonda”, at Huerto de Colón. 19:30 

SOLEMN PROCESSION IN HONOUR TO THE VIRGIN OF THE SUFFRAGE. Itinerary: Mayor street, Alameda de D. Pedro Zaragoza, Los Ángeles, Metge Pérez Martorell, Martínez Alejos, Paseo de la Carretera, Santa Faz, Mal Pas and Plaza de San Jaime. Afterwards, traditional “ESTAMPETA” in honour to the Virgin of the Suffrage, at Plaza de San Jaime. 22:30 Performance of the “ORQUESTA SECRETS”, at Huerto de Colón (Tomás Ortuño street). 23:00 Performance of the marvellous “ORQUESTA TREGUA”, at Gambo street. 23:00 The traditional “COPLETES” will be sung to the Virgin of the Suffrage, at Plaza de San Jaime. 23:30 Informal parade of the brass bands “Bataclán” and “La Pericana”, leaving from Plaza de SS. MM. Reyes de España. 00:00 Concert of the famous music band “LA UNIÓN”, at Plaza de SS. MM. Reyes de España.

 MONDAY 11TH NOVEMBER: SAINT JAMES´ DAY 07:30 

CHOCOLATE FOR EVERYONE, thanks to “CHOCOLATES MARCOS TONDA” (Villajoyosa), at Casa del Fester (C/ La Biga). 08:00 “DESPERTÀ” (awakening by the sound of firecrackers), starting from Casa del Fester (C/ La Biga), around the Old Town. And from now on…¡EVERY MORNING! 11:00 until 14:00 HUGHE CHILDREN PLAYPARK at Plaza de SS. MM. los Reyes de España. 11:30 At the Church of San Jaime, SOLEMN MASS IN HONOUR TO SAINT JAMES, sung by the “Polifónica de Polop Antonio Berenguer”. Afterwards, AIR BOMBING and PARADE, around the streets of the Old Town. 14:00 GREAT PYRO-DIGITAL MASCLETA (super big firecrackers), at avenue Jaime I (Poniente Beach), done by pyrotechnics company RICASA. 17:00 Children´s wandering theatre “AVENTURA PREHISTÓRICA” starting at Casa del Fester (La Biga street). Afterwards, there will be chocolate for all the kids, thanks to “Chocolates Marcos Tonda”, at Huerto de Colón. 19:00 SOLEMN PROCESSION IN HONOUR TO SAINT JAMES by the streets: Mayor, Alameda D. Pedro Zaragoza, Paseo de la Carretera, Santa Faz and Plaza San Jaime. Afterwards, traditional “ESTAMPETA”, in honour to Saint James. Inside the temple, the names of the members of the organizing committee (“Mayorales”) of the Fiestas 2020 will be revealed. 23:15 Informal parade of the brass bands “Bataclán” and “La Pericana”, leaving from Plaza de SS. MM. Reyes de España. 23:30 CHARITY CONCERT organised by “LOS 40 BENIDORM POP”, at Plaza de SS. MM. los Reyes de España, with the performance of many famous recording artists: Dani Fernández, Alba Reche, Ana Mena, Pol Granch, Xuso Jones Unique , Lemot, Maybe, Safree, Chico Malo, Samuel, Miki and Nil Moliner. Afterwards, spectacular “CORREFOCS” (moving fire and sound show), by COLLA DE DIMONIS POLOPINS, leaving from Plaza de SS. MM. los Reyes de España and through the streets: Hondo, Tomás Ortuño, La Biga, Ruzafa and Martínez Alejos to end at Gambo street. 

TUESDAY 12TH NOVEMBER 

10:30 SOLEMN REQUIEM MASS, at San Jaime Church, sung by the Choir of the Church. Afterwards, OFFERING OF FLOWER GARLANDS to the Dead in the Sea, at Plaza de la Señoría, followed by a visit to the cemeteries. 11:00 until 14:00 HUGE CHILDREN PLAYPARK at Plaza de SS. MM. los Reyes de España. 14:00 HUGE MASCLETÀ, at avenue Jaime I (Poniente Beach), done by pyrotechnics company RICASA. 17:00 Children´s wandering theatre, starting at Plaza de SS. MM. los Reyes de España and ending at Plaza Triangular. 19:00 FUNNY COSTUMES PARADE. Itinerary: Venus, Ruzafa and Martínez Alejos. 00:00 WONDERFUL NOCTURNAL PYRO-DIGITAL MASCLETÁ (fireworks and bangers), done by the pyrotechnics company RICASA. 00:30 TRIBUTE CONCERT (MECANO, QUEEN and BRUNO MARS), at Plaza de SS. MM. los Reyes de España. 

WEDNESDAY 13TH NOVEMBER 

11:30 “FESTA DE LES FESTES”. Informal parade of the different Fiestas Commitees, departing from Tomás Ortuño street / Pino street. Itinerary: Tomás Ortuño, La Biga, Ruzafa, Herrerías and Plaza de SS. MM Los Reyes de España. 13:00 CHILDREN´S “MASCLETÁ”and CANDY FIRECRACKERS at Plaza SS. MM. Reyes de España. 18:00 FLOAT PARADE through the following streets: Parque de Elche, Almendros, Marte, Venus, Ruzafa and Martínez Alejos. Afterwards, MARVELLOUS FIREWORK DISPLAY at Poniente Beach (Harbour), done by the pyrotechnics company RICASA. ¡

MERRY FIESTAS FOR EVERYONE! IMPORTANT: 

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