Benijofar Fiesta San Jamie

Benijofar will be honouring their Patron Saint, San Jamie also known as Santiago Apostol, from the 13th to the 26th July 2018. 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!
The programme for the Benijofar Fiesta is in the Brochure below, the main events are:
Friday 13th July
22:00 Election and Coronation of the Fiesta Queens and the presentation of the Standards in the school playground
Saturday 14th 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 Betting Game - Guess where the Donkey will Pooh First, the fiels is divided into plots and the winning plot will recieve a prize
Sunday 15th July
10:00 Antique cars, motorbikes and crazy car exhibition along Calle Corazon de Jesus
20:00 8th 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.
Saturday 21st July
21:00 Fiesta and Float Parade starting in Avda. Federico Garcia Lorca from the Torrevieja end.
00:00 Mobile disco in the school playground.
Sunday 22nd July
13:00 Bell ringing and fireworks.
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.
Tuesday 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 FlowerOffering Parade accompannied by the Musical Union Society Band starting from the Town Hall
Wednesday 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.
Thursday 26th 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 13th-26th July 2018