Fiestas 2017 November Noviembre fiestas Benidorm

MAJOR​ ​FIESTAS​ ​PROGRAMME​ ​2017
FRIDAY​ ​10​TH​​ ​NOVEMBER  18:00 ​LIGHTING OF THE ARTISTIC ILLUMINATION​, by our Queens, at Martínez Alejos Avenue and Opening​ ​of​ ​the​ ​“Porrat”​ ​(street​ ​market)​ ​at​ ​Emilio​ ​Ortuño​ ​avenue. 19:00​​ ​​INAUGURATION​ ​OF​ ​THE​ ​FAIRGROUND,​ ​​near​ ​the​ ​Bullring.​ ​Children´s​ ​day:​ ​special​ ​prices. 22:30 “PEÑAS” INFORMAL PARADE.

Meeting of the “Peñas” at Ruzafa street. Parade around the streets​ ​Ruzafa​ ​and​ ​Martínez​ ​Alejos.

SATURDAY​ ​11​TH​​ ​NOVEMBER  10:00​​ ​​MASS,​​ ​at​ ​the​ ​Church​ ​of​ ​San​ ​Jaime,​ ​in​ ​honour​ ​to​ ​the​ ​Virgin​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Suffrage,​ ​sung​ ​by​ ​the​ ​choir​ ​of La​ ​Barqueta”. 11:45 OPENING OF THE DOORS AT SAN JAIME AND SAINT ANNE´SCHURCH​, to sing the​VERSES IN​ ​HONOUR​ ​TO​ ​THE​ ​VIRGIN. 12:00​​ ​​BELL​ ​RINGING​​ ​and​ ​spectacular​ ​​”AIR​ ​BOMBING”​​ ​from​ ​Plaza​ ​Castelar,​ ​to​ ​announce​ ​that… THE​ ​MAJOR​ ​FIESTAS​ ​2017​ ​HAVE​ ​BEGUN!

12:15 BRASS BANDS PARADE​, starting from Plaza de San Jaime to finish at Plaza de SS. MM los Reyes de España (Town Hall). Itinerary: Mayor, Alameda de D. Pedro Zaragoza, Herrerías and Plaza de SS.MM​ ​Los​ ​Reyes​ ​de​ ​España.

13:00 ​GATHERING OF BRASS BANDS​, at Plaza de SS. MM. los Reyes de España, to perform the piece “FIESTA​ ​IN​ ​BENIDORM”. 17:00 At Poniente Beach, THEATRICAL PERFORMANCE OF THE FOUNDING OFTHEVIRGIN​, by the theatre​ ​group​ ​of​ ​“La​ ​Barqueta”.​ ​Afterwards,​ ​​SALVOES​,​ ​by​ ​“PIROTECNIA​ ​VALENCIANA”.

18:30 ​SOLEMN PROCESSION, leaving from Parque de Elche (Harbour) through the following streets: Paseo​ ​de​ ​la​ ​Carretera,​ ​Alameda​ ​D.​ ​Pedro​ ​Zaragoza,​ ​Mayor​ ​street​ ​and​ ​Plaza​ ​de​ ​San​ ​Jaime. When the procession gets to the church, there will be a FLOWER OFFERING TO THE VIRGIN,followed by the ​ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE ​FIESTAS​. Afterwards, the ​ANTHEMS OF BENIDORM AND THE REGION OF VALENCIA ​will be sung, to end with a ​SUPERB FIREWORK DISPLAY, ​at Plaza Castelar, done​​ ​​by​ ​“PIROTECNIA​ ​VALENCIANA”.

23:00​​ ​Performance​ ​of​ ​​“ORQUESTA​ ​VALPARAÍSO”,​ ​​at​ ​Gambo​ ​street. 00:00​ ​​Party​ ​with​ ​​ ​​“DJ​ ​XINXE”​,​​ ​​at​ ​Plaza​ ​de​ ​SS.​ ​MM.​ ​los​ ​Reyes​ ​de​ ​España. 01:00​​ ​Musical​ ​performance​ ​by​ ​​“LAS​ ​CHILLERS”​,​​ ​​at​ ​Plaza​ ​de​ ​SS.MM.​ ​los​ ​Reyes​ ​de​ ​España.

SUNDAY​ ​12​TH​​ ​NOVEMBER:​ ​VIRGIN​ ​OF​ ​THE​ ​SUFFRAGE´S​ ​DAY  08:00 ​CHOCOLATE FOR EVERYONE, thanks to “CHOCOLATES MARCOS TONDA” (Villajoyosa), at Casa​ ​del​ ​Fester​ ​(C/​ ​La​ ​Biga). 08:15 ​“DESPERTÀ”​(awakening by the sound of firecrackers) by “PIROTECNIA VALENCIANA, from Plaza Castelar​ ​and​ ​from​ ​now​ ​on…​ ​¡

EVERY​ ​MORNING! 11:00​ ​until​ ​14:00​ ​HUGHE​ ​CHILDREN​ ​PLAYPARK​​ ​at​ ​Plaza​ ​de​ ​SS.​ ​MM.​ ​los​ ​Reyes​ ​de​ ​España. 11:00 RELEASE OFYOUNGBULLS,​at the Bullring. PRICE: 3€ (free entrance for children under 4 years, with​ ​an​ ​adult) 11:30 ​SOLEMN MASS IN HONOUR OF OUR PATRON SAINT, THE VIRGIN OF THE SUFFRAGE​, at the Church of San Jaime and Saint Anne, sung by the choir “Agrupación Coral de Benidorm”.

Afterwards, AIR​ ​BOMBING​ ​​by​​ ​​“PIROTECNIA​ ​VALENCIANA”,​ ​and​ ​​PARADE​,​ ​around​ ​the​ ​streets​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Old​ ​Town. 14:00 MARVELLOUS “MASCLETA” (super big banger) at Plaza de la Hispanidad, done by “PIROTECNIA​ ​VALENCIANA”​ ​and​ ​tasting​ ​of​ ​“Anís​ ​Tenis”. 17:00​​ ​​

SPECIAL​ ​CONCERT​ ​OF​ ​“LA​ ​UNIÓN​ ​MUSICAL​ ​DE​ ​BENIDORM”,​ ​​at​ ​Gambo​ ​street. 17:00 BULL TRIMMER (“Recortadores”) SHOW ​at the Bullring. Price: 5€. Afterwards, ​RELEASE OF YOUNG​ ​BULLS​​ ​for​ ​the​ ​public. 17:30​ ​​Rock​ ​show​ ​for​ ​children,​ ​by​ ​​RAMONETS,​ ​​at​ ​Huerto​ ​de​ ​Colón​ ​(Tomás​ ​Ortuño​ ​street).

19:00 ​SOLEMN PROCESSION IN HONOUR TO THE VIRGIN OF THE SUFFRAGE​. Itinerary: Mayor street, Alameda de D. Pedro Zaragoza, Los Ángeles, Pintor Lozano, Virgen del Sufragio, Martínez Alejos, Paseo de la Carretera, Santa Faz and Plaza de San Jaime. Afterwards, ​“ESTAMPETA” in honour to the Virgin​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Suffrage,​ ​at​ ​Plaza​ ​de​ ​San​ ​Jaime.

23:00 ​Performance of the local bands TERRIBLE MIN ​and ROTTEN PUMPKIN, ​at Huerto de Colón (Tomás​ ​Ortuño​ ​street).

23:00​​ ​The​ ​traditional​ ​“​COPLETES”​​ ​will​ ​be​ ​sung​ ​to​ ​the​ ​Virgin​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Suffrage,​ ​at​ ​Plaza​ ​de​ ​San​ ​Jaime. 00:30​ ​​Performance​ ​of​​ ​“LA​ ​CASA​ ​AZUL”​​ ​at​ ​Plaza​ ​de​ ​SS.​ ​MM.​

​los​ ​Reyes​ ​de​ ​España. 02:00​: Spectacular ​“CORREFOC” (moving fire and sound show), by SCURA PLATS with their show “Theos Foc”, leaving from Plaza de SS. MM. los Reyes de España to end at Parque de Elche (Harbour), going​ ​over​ ​the​ ​main​ ​streets​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Old​ ​Town.

MONDAY​ ​13​TH​​ ​NOVEMBER:​ ​SAINT​ ​JAMES​ ​DAY

08:00 ​CHOCOLATE FOR EVERYONE, thanks to “CHOCOLATES MARCOS TONDA” (Villajoyosa), at Casa​ ​del​ ​Fester​ ​(C/​ ​La​ ​Biga).

11:00​ ​until​ ​14:00​ ​HUGHE​ ​CHILDREN​ ​PLAYPARK​​ ​at​ ​Plaza​ ​de​ ​SS.​ ​MM.​ ​los​ ​Reyes​ ​de​ ​España.

11:30 At the Church of San Jaime, ​SOLEMN MASS IN HONOUR TO SAINT JAMES sung by the choir “Agrupación​ ​Coral​ ​de​ ​Benidorm”. Afterwards,​ ​​AIR​ ​BOMBING​ ​​and​ ​​PARADE​,​ ​around​ ​the​ ​streets​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Old​ ​Town.

14:00 ​GREAT MASCLETA (super big banger), at Plaza de la Hispanidad, by “PIROTECNIA VALENCIANA”​ ​and​ ​tasting​ ​of​ ​beer​ ​“Estrella​ ​Galicia”.

17:00 Children´s wandering theater “RR1 Animàtic”, by SCURA PLATS, starting at Plaza de SS. MM. los Reyes​ ​de​ ​España​ ​and​ ​ending​ ​at​ ​Huerto​ ​de​ ​Colón​ ​(Tomás​ ​Ortuño​ ​street).

19:00 ​SOLEMN PROCESSION IN HONOUR TO SAINTJAMES by the streets: Mayor, Alameda D. Pedro Zaragoza, Paseo de la Carretera, Santa Faz and Plaza San Jaime. Afterwards,​“ESTAMPETA”,​in honour to Saint James. Inside the temple, the names of the members of the organizing committee (“Mayorales”) of the​ ​Fiestas​ ​2018​ ​will​ ​be​ ​revealed.

22:00​ ​MUSICAL​ ​PARTY​ ​WITH​ ​40​ ​PRINCIPALES,​​ ​at​ ​Gambo​ ​street. 00:30 Concert of the band ​“LOS GAFAPASTA” ​(music from the 80´s and 90´s), at Plaza de SS. MM. los Reyes​ ​de​ ​España.

02:00​ ​​Traditional​​ ​​“CORDÀ”​ ​(running​ ​firecrackers)​ ​at​ ​Parque​ ​de​ ​Elche​ ​(near​ ​the​ ​Harbour).

TUESDAY​ ​14​TH​​ ​NOVEMBER  08:00 ​CHOCOLATE FOR EVERYONE, thanks to “CHOCOLATES MARCOS TONDA” (Villajoyosa), at Casa​ ​del​ ​Fester​ ​(C/​ ​La​ ​Biga). 10:30​​ ​​SOLEMN​ ​REQUIEM​ ​MASS,​​ ​at​ ​San​ ​Jaime​ ​Church,​ ​sung​ ​by​ ​the​ ​Choir​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Church. Afterwards, OFFERING OF FLOWER GARLANDS to the Dead in the Sea, at Plaza de la Señoría, followed​ ​by​ ​a​ ​visit​ ​to​ ​the​ ​cemeteries.

11:00​ ​until​ ​14:00​ ​HUGHE​ ​CHILDREN​ ​PLAYPARK​​ ​at​ ​Plaza​ ​de​ ​SS.​ ​MM.​ ​los​ ​Reyes​ ​de​ ​España. 14:00 THUNDEROUS MASCLETÀ (super big banger) at Av. Mediterráneo, by “PIROTECNIA VALENCIANA”.

16:30​ ​​Children​ ​show​ ​with​ ​“RONALD​ ​McDONALD”at​ ​Huerto​ ​de​ ​Colón​ ​(Tomás​ ​Ortuño​ ​street).

17:00​​ ​Children´s​ ​wandering​ ​theater​ ​“La​ ​Selva”,​ ​starting​ ​at​ ​Huerto​ ​de​ ​Colón​ ​(Tomás​ ​Ortuño​ ​street).

19:00​​ ​​FUNNY​ ​COSTUMES​ ​PARADE​.​ ​Itinerary:​ ​Venus,​ ​Ruzafa​ ​and​ ​Martínez​ ​Alejos. 22:30​​ ​Performance​ ​of​ ​​“ORQUESTA​ ​REALITY”,​ ​​at​ ​Gambo​ ​street. 00:00 WONDERFUL NOCTURNAL MASCLETÁ ​(fireworks and bangers), at Plaza de la Hispanidad, by “PIROTECNIA​ ​VALENCIANA”. 01:00 Last musical party with the famous ​DJ´s XIMO BAYO ​and KIKE JAÉN, at Plaza de SS. MM. los Reyes​ ​de​ ​España.

WEDNESDAY​ ​15​TH​​ ​NOVEMBER  11:30 “FESTA DE LES FESTES”​. ​Parade of the different Fiestas Commitees, departing from Plaza Neptuno. Itinerary: Almendros, Mercado, Tomás Ortuño, La Biga, Ruzafa, Herrerías and Plaza de SSMM Los​ ​Reyes​ ​de​ ​España.

13:00​ ​CHILDREN´S​ ​“MASCLETÁ​”​ ​at​ ​Plaza​ ​SS.​ ​MM​ ​los​ ​Reyes​ ​de​ ​España,

18:00​ FLOATPARADE through the following streets: Parque de Elche, Almendros, Marte, Venus, Ruzafa, Martínez​ ​Alejos,​ ​Gambo​ ​and​ ​finishing​ ​at​ ​Plaza​ ​de​ ​la​ ​Hispanidad. Afterwards, ​MARVELLOUS FIREWORK DISPLAY at Poniente Beach (Harbour), done by “PIROTECNIA VALENCIANA”. ¡​MERRY​ ​FIESTAS​ ​FOR​ ​EVERYONE!
IMPORTANT:​ ​The​ ​Tourist​ ​Office​ ​is​ ​not​ ​responsible​ ​for​ ​any​ ​of​ ​the​ ​changes​ ​that​ ​may​ ​happen.

BENIDORM

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