SAN VICENTE DEL RASPEIG MOORS AND CHRISTIANS

San Vicente Reispberg Moors & Christians Fiesta 2024 EuroTourGuide Coach Tours
The Moors and Christians will be marching in San Vicente del Raspeig from Tuesday 2nd to Sunday 13th April 2024. The fiesta is held every year in honour of their patron saint, San Vicente and includes the entrance parades, the embassies, early morning parades, flower parades and a children’s parade as well as many other activities.
Tuesday 2nd April
20:30 Nit D’Albaes (traditional songs) in the Plaza de Espana.
Wednesday 3rd April
21:00 Entrance Parade Christians. Route: Avda. Libertad, Salamanca, Pintor Picasso, Ancha de Castelar, Avda de Libertad to the Castillo.
Thursday 4th April
21:00 Entrance Parade Moors. Route: Avda. Libertad, Salamanca, Pintor Picasso, Ancha de Castelar, Avda de Libertad to the Castillo en Solar de la Inmaculada.
Friday 5th April
20:00 Entrance Parade of the Bands. Route: Plaza de Santa Faz, Avda Libertad to the Plaza de la Espana.
20:00 Fiesta Speech from the balcony of the Town Hall.
21:00 General Entrance Parade including the Fiesta Queens and the Embassies for the Moors and Christians. Route: Pintor Picasso, Ancha De Castelar, Avda Libertad, Calle Salamanca.
Saturday 6th April
12:30 Flower Parade during which the Fiesta Queens and her Ladies in waiting walk along various streets giving out flowers accompanied by the La Esperanza Band.
18:00 Entrance of the Christians. Route: C/ Alicante and Ancha de Castelar
23:30 Embassy of the Moors during which both groups fire their Blunderbuss Guns along the Avda. de la Libertad.
Sunday 7th April
11:30 Entrance Parade of the Children. Route: C/ Ancha de Castelar, Avda Libertad and Salamanca.
18:00 Entrance of the Moors. Route: C/. Alicante y Ancha de Castelar to the intersection with C/Agost.
00:00 Gozos and Salvas in honour of San Vicente Ferrer along Avda. Libertad to the intersection with C/ San José and Plaza de España.
Monday 8th April
11:00 Flower Offering. Route: C/ Alicante, Ancha de Castelar, Avda. Libertad, Plaza de España.
14:00 Mascletas in Plaza del Maestro o Apeadero
19:00 Procession in honour of the Patron Saint San Vicente Ferrer with the Moors and Christians Captains, Fiesta Queens and other dignitaries. Route: Plaza de España, Mayor, Plaza del Pilar, Pi i Margall, Pintor Picasso, Ancha de Castelar, Domínguez Margarit, Salamanca, Plaza Lillo Canovas, Mayor, Plaza de España.
00:00 Spectacular Multicolor castle of fireworks in C/Mayor.
Tuesday 9th April
11:30 Embassy of the Christians during which both groups fire their Blunderbuss Guns along the Avda. de la Libertad.
19:00 Charanga. Route: C/ Alicante, Ancha de Castelar, Avda. Libertad finishing in the Plaza del Castillo.
Wednesday 10th April
19:30 Dances del Farol in the Plaza de Espana
21:00 Dances of Sant Vicent
Thursday 11th April
08:00 Romeria de la Santa Faz (pilgrimage) from the Plaza de España.
18:00 Fancy Dress Competition.
Saturday 13th April
21:30 Spectacular Correfoc (parade with fireworks).
Sunday 14th April
12:15 Re-enactment of the Miracles of Sant Vicent on Avda. Libertad, followed by a mascleta display.
22:00 Dances of the Farol in the Plaza de Espana.