Jumilla Fiesta Vendimia

Jumilla will be enjoying its annual wine festival from the 9th to the 18th August 2019. There are many other events which make up this fiesta, but the main one for most people is the Gran Cabalgata del Vino, on Saturday the 17th, when hundreds of barrels of locally produced red wine will be thrown and poured over everyone and everything – prepare to get drenched! If you enjoy wine, tapas and traditional Spanish customs then this fiesta is a must!
 
Thursday 8th August
21:30 Gran Fiesta de Exaltacion del Vino in the Jardines de los Salones Pío XII de Santa Ana del Monte, tickets must be brought in advance as places limited to 1,000 people for this evening of unlimited wine tasting and mini tapas.
 
Friday 9th August
21:00 Inauguration of the Fuente del Vino, a water fountain filled with wine, not water in the Jardín del Rey Don Pedro!
 
Saturday 10th August
18:00 National Grape Treading Contest along the Paseo Poeta Lorenzo Guardiola.

Sunday 11th August
20:00 Children's Cabalgata Parade along Calle Trabajo, Calle Cánovas del Castillo, Avda. de Asunción, Avda. De Levante finishing at the Mercado de Abastos.
 
Monday 12th August
19:00 National Grape Pip Spitting Contest along the Paseo Poeta Lorenzo Guardiola.
 
Tuesday 13th August
20:00 Parade of the groups from the Arco de San Roque to the Jardín de la Glorieta
 
Wednesday 14th August
11:00 Exhibition of the Carnival Floats on the Paseo Lorenzo Guardiola for judging.
20:30 Traditional Cabalgata Parade during which decorated floats parade along the main streets of Jumilla, with the participants handing out samples of wine, sangria and local snacks while dancing to the accompanying bands. Route: Calle Goya, Plaza Pablo Picasso, Calle Jaime de Granana, Calle Trabajo, C Calle Cánovas del Castillo, Avda. de Asunción, Avda. De Levante finishing at the Mercado de Abastos.
 
Thursday 15th August
20:30 Solemn Procession along Miguel Trigueros, Cruces, Calvario, Pasos, Cánovas del Castillo, Plaza de la Constitución, Castelar, Santa María, Cuatro Cantones, Miguel Trigueros finishing at the church
 
Friday 16th August
08:00 Gachamigas Competition at the la Hoya Sports Centre
10:00 National Pick Axe Throwing Contest at the la Hoya Sports Centre
 
Saturday 17th August
18:30 Spectacular Cabalgata del Vino Parade during this parade lots of red wine will be thrown and poured over everyone. Wear old clothes (traditionally white ones) and use the showers afterwards at the Mercado de Abastos. Route: from Avda de Reyes Catolicos, Avda. De Murcia, C/ Canovas del Castillo, Jardin de la Glorieta, C / Valencia, Avda de Reyes Catolicos, C/ Juan XXIII, Avda. De Levante finishing at the Avda. De Murcia.
Jumilla Agosto Fiesta Cabalgata del Vino 8th-17th August 2019