Alicante San Anton

The traditional San Anton celebrations in Alicante when the animals of the city are blessed will take place from the 10th to the 19th January 2020. The celebration will include a giant paella, firework display, processions and the ceremony to bless the animals which is unique to the San Anton Fiesta.
 
Friday 10th January
21:00 Inauguration of the Porrate Stalls
21:30 Opening Speeches in the Plaza de Toros
 
Sunday 12th January
12:00 Traditional games and a Giant Sausage at the Plaza Hospital Viejo
 
Friday 17th January
19:30 Solemn Mass followed by a parade which ends with a firework display in the Plaza de la Pipa. The route of the parade is: Plaza Hospital Viejo, Plaza Santa Teresa, C/ Díaz Moreu, C/ Empecinado, C/ Trafalgar, Plaza Misericordia, C/ La Cuesta, C/ Sevilla, C/ San Carlos, C/ Valencia, Plaza Hospital Viejo, followed by a Firework Display in the Plaza de la Pipa
 
Saturday 18th January
12:00 Paella Competition in Calle Valencia
 
Sunday 19th January
10:30 Equestrian Exhibition in the Plaza de Toros
12:00 Blessing of the animals in the Plaza de Toros