AGOST MOORS & CHRISTIANS FIESTA

Agost Moors & Christians Fiesta 2024 EuroTourGuide Coach Tours

The Moors and Christians will be parading in Agost from the 26th June to the 2nd July 2024. The fiesta commemorates the many battles which were fought between the two sides during the 400 year occupation from the beginning of the 7th century. It includes all of the usual entrance parades, embassies, firing of the blunderbuss guns and partying in honour of the patron saint; Santo Patrón San Pedro Apóstol.

The full programme is in the PDF below, the highlights are:

Friday 28th June
20:00 Entrance Parade of the Music Bands from the Avda. Virgen de la Paz to the Plaza de España, where the traditional Moors and Christians Hymn will be sung, followed by the Arranc de Festa.
00:30 Retreta Parade from the Avda. Virgen de la Paz to the Plaza de España.
Saturday 29th June
09:00 to 10:30 Firing of the blunderbuss. Route: Avda. Virgen de la Paz, Doctor Fleming, Avda de Alcoy to the Auditorio.
20:00 Entrance Parade of the Christians, followed by the Moorish Embassy along Av. Doctor Fleming.
Sunday 30th June
09:00 to 10:30 Firing of the blunderbuss. Route: Avda. Virgen de la Paz, Doctor Fleming, Avda de Alcoy to the Auditorio.
20:00 Entrance Parade of the Moors, followed by the Christians Embassy along Av. Doctor Fleming.
Monday 1st July
11:30 Flower Offering Parade in honour of San Pedro Apóstol, along Avda. Virgen de la Paz to the church.
12:00 Mass followed by a parade by each regiment through different streets of the town.
21:00 Solemn Procession with the statue of San Pedro Apóstol. Route: Canalejas, Plaza Pablo Iglesias, Avda de la Paz, Avda. de Novelda, Avda. de Alicante, Dr. Fleming, Pza. Pablo Iglesias and Canalejas, followed by a firework display in Avenida Vurgen de la Paz
Tuesday 2nd July
11:00-14:00 Mobile Water park
21:00 Fancy Dress Parade when the different regiments parade through the town, each following a different route.