Torrevieja May fair

| April 8, 2012

The annual May fair in Torrevieja is a week of Andalusian style festivities, and is an event that attracts thousand of visitors from far and wide. All days the fair will be held you will be able to enjoy non-stop sevillanas and eat at its marquees. May 5th-9th 2012.

Torrevieja May fair

Torrevieja May fair

If you have not visited the Fair before, put it in your diary now, as this is one of the most colourful fiestas in Torrevieja and includes a display of horses and carriages on Saturday and Sunday, singing and dancing each evening (be warned it starts late!) food, food, food and a libation or two. Don’t miss it and make sure you take your camera to capture this most colourful of events, second only to the Ferias in Andalusia itself, in size and spectacle.

The programs:

Wednesday 5th of May
Inauguration of the May fair
Time: Evening
Place: Fair enclosure near to the port in Torrevieja
Activity: Dancing

Thursday 6th of May
Time: Late evening
Fiestas in Torrevieja and local holidays in Torrevieja Place: Fair enclosure near to the port in Torrevieja
Activity: Performance by chosen artists

Friday 7th of May
Time: Late evening
Place: Fair enclosure near to the port in Torrevieja
Activity: Flamenco dancing

Saturday 8th of May
Time: Morning
Place: Templo Arciprestal
Activity: Mass

Time: Late evening
Place: Fair enclosure near to the port in Torrevieja
Activity: Show followed by dancing

Sunday 9th of May
Place: Fair enclosure near to the port in Torrevieja
Activity: Eating, drinking and dancing at the various stalls.
There is a grand procession of men, women and children (all in traditional costumes) on horseback and in carriages which creates a very proud atmosphere. You may also take the opportunity to taste some of the finest Andalusian wines.

More information: www.torrevieja.com

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