Javea Moors & Christians Fiesta 2024 EuroTourGuide Coach Tours
The coastal town of Javea, also known as Xabia, will be enjoying their annual Moors and Christians celebrations from the 13th to the 21st July 2024. The fiesta includes parades of the Moors and Christians, mock battles, and late night partying! The programme for the Moors and Christians Fiesta in English:
Saturday 13th July
19:45 Parade through the streets followed by the firing of a single shot in Av. Jaime I and the switching on of the fiesta lights
21:30 Official inauguration of the fiesta in Avda. Lepanto
Sunday 14th July
18:00 20th Music Concert in Avda. Lepanto by the Xabia Artistic Centre for Music.
Wednesday 17th July
20:15 Flower Offering parade around the town. Route: Arcada de Pío X,Cristo del Mar, Andrés Lambert, Avenida Jaime I y Plaza Presidente Adolfo Suarez y Caleta, finishing at the Iglesia Parroquial de la Mare de Déu where the flower offering will take place.
22:30 Paella Competition in Calle Sevuilla
Thursday 18th July
21:30 Landing of the Moors on the La Grava Beach with musket firing and fireworks, followed by the Embajada (negotiation) for the surrender of the castle by the Christians along Paseo Jaime I.
Friday 19th July
21:00 Battle on Playa de la Grava between the Moors and the Chirstians.
21:30 Reconquest of the castle (Paseo Jaime I) by the Christians, includes acts of negotiation and musket fire.
Saturday 20th July
18:45 Entrance Parade of the Music Bands.
19:30 Gala Parade of the Moors and Christians along Cristo del Mar, Lepanto and Avenida Jaime I
Sunday 21st July
18:00 Entrance Parade of the Music Bands along Paseo Jaime I
19:00 Gala Parade of the Moors and Christians, followed by a the firing of nighttime mascletas from Playa de la Grava to mark the end of the festival.