Benijofar Fiesta San Jamie

Benijofar will be honouring their Patron Saint, San Jamie also known as Santiago Apostol, from the 19th to the 28th July 2019. There will be parades of the fiesta queens, music bands and the big heads as well as the international gastronomy day, mad car race, a sevilanas party, hot potato supper, bell ringing and of course fireworks!
 
Click this link for the full programme for the Benijofar Fiesta, the main events are:
 
Friday 19th July
21:30 Election and Coronation of the Fiesta Queens and the presentation of the Standards in the Recinto Ferial
 
Saturday 20th July
12:00 El Chupinazo coloured fire cracker to announce the start of the Fiesta from the Balcony of the Town Hall
21:30 Multi Coloured Fancy Dress Parade starting on Avda. Federico Garcia Lorca
 
Sunday 21st July
10:00 Antique cars, motorbikes and crazy car exhibition along Calle Corazon de Jesus
19:30 Parade through the town by the band to collect the Junior Fiesta Queens and participants in the female
20:30 Traditional Carrera de Cintas (Ribbon Race) in the school playground.
 
Wednesday 24th July
09:00 Bell ringing and fireworks.
13:00 Bell ringing and fireworks.
18:30 Parade by the Town’s Band through Benimar
19:30 Flower Offering Parade accompannied by the Musical Union Society Band starting from the Town Hall
 
Thursday 25th July
09:00 Bell ringing and fireworks.
11:00 Parade by the Town Band through the streets
13:00 Bell ringing and fireworks.
21:00 Solemn Procession in honour of the patron saint Santiago Apostol lead by the town officials, fiesta queens and town band, followed by a Grand Firework Display.
 
Friday 26th July
20:30 Flamenco Fiesta in the Recinto Ferial
 
Saturday 27th July
14:00 International Gastronomy Day, at the sports ground free tasting of some typical dishes from Benijofar and various other countries as well as the popular Benijofar BBQ of locally produced sausages.
20:00 9th Crazy Car Race where contestants steer their home made engine cars without engines along the downhill route, starting from Calle Pilar Miro, along Juan Ramon Jimenez, Pablo Picasso ending at the school playground.
 
Sunday 28th July
22:00 Traditional Potato Supper in the school playground, you bring your food and the town hall supplies the hot potatoes, tables must be reserved from 18:00 onwards.
Benijofar Fiesta San Jamie Santiago Apostol 19th-28th July 2019
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