Alhama de Murcia Fiesta de los Mayos
The Fiesta de los Mayos will be taking place in Alhama de Murcia on the 4th and 5th May 2019. They have been declared as being of National Tourist Interest and are an interesting fiesta to visit. It is made up of three parts; the May Crosses, the Mayos Figurers and the Corremayors. The Floral Crosses and Mayos Figurers are placed in various locations around Alhama de Murcia. The Mayos Figurers are made by local people from material and stuffed with straw, many of them depict everyday life whilst others have a comic element. The Corremayors are groups of local dressed as jesters who parade around the town having fun and adding to the fiesta atmosphere.
Also included in the programme is a Medieval Market on the 28th to the 29th April as well as the 35th Folklore Festival on the 28th April. The complete programme is in the brochure below.