Crevillent Moors and Christians Fiesta

The town of Crevillent will be holding their annual Moors and Christians Fiesta from the 27th September to the 7th October 2019. The fiesta, during which they will honour their patron saint San Francisco de Asís, has been declared as being of National Tourist Interest. It is well worth enjoying, particularly the main 'official parades' and the 'entrance parades' on the Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th October.
 
The brochure below contains the full programme with the English version starting on page 20. The main highlights are:
 
Friday 27th September
21:00 Turning on of the fiesta lights and inaugural speech by the major from the balcony of the town hall.
23:55 Entrance Parade from the Parquet Telmo Vela to the Plaza de la Constitución
 
Saturday 28th September
19:00 Carnival Humor Parade along Santo Tomás, Avda. de Madrid, Stma. Trinidad, San Sebastián, Plaza Chapí, Blasco Ibáñez finishing in Plaza de la Constitución.
 
Sunday 29th September
13:00 Hamburguesa Fiesta in the Parc Nou Municipal
 
Friday 4th October
18:30 Entrance Parade for the Children Comparsas from the Puertas de Orihuela in the Parque Telmo Vela along Stma. Trinidad, San Sebastián, Plaza Chapi, Blasco Ibáñez finishing at the Plaza de la Constitución.
20:45 Embassy al Ra´is in the Plaza de la Constitución. The moors are in the castle and the Christians send their ambassador to ask for a surrender resulting in war.
 
Saturday 5th October
07:00 Diana early morning parade of the Moors and Christians through the streets of the town.
11:45 Official Parade of the Moors from the Morquera to the Plaza de la Constitucion.
18:30 Entrance Parade of the Moors from c/ Santo Tomás, along calles de Avda. de Madrid, Stma. Trinidad, San Sebastián, Plaza Chapí, Blasco Ibáñez, Plaza de la Constitución and finishing in c/ Sagrado Corazon de Jesus.
 
Sunday 6th October
07:00 Diana early morning parade of the Moors and Christians through the streets of the town.
11:45 Official Parade of the Christians from the Morquera to the Plaza de la Constitucion.
18:30 Entrance Parade of the Christians from c/ Santo Tomás, along calles de Avda. de Madrid, Stma. Trinidad, San Sebastián, Plaza Chapí, Blasco Ibáñez, Plaza de la Constitución and finishing in c/ Sagrado Corazon de Jesus.
 
Monday 7th October
08:00 Firing of the Arcabuceria (guns) starting from Paseo del Calvario along calles Morquera, Blasco Ibáñez, finishing in the Plaza de la Constitución.
10:30 Flower Offering Parade from the Parque Telmo Vela to the Plaza de la Constitucion
16:30 Firing of the Arcabuceria (guns) starting from Paseo del Calvario along calles Morquera, Blasco Ibáñez, finishing in the Plaza de la Constitución.
18:00 The captured Moorish Ra´is release is negotiated with the Rey Don Jaime I in the Plaza de la Constitución.
20:00 Solemn Procession from the Parroquia de la Stma. Trinidad to the Parroquia de Ntra. Sra. de Belén, followed by the Grand Firework Display and performance of the Fiesta Hymn.
Crevillent Moors and Christians Fiesta 27th September - 7th October 2019