Bous a La Mar Fiesta

Bous a La Mar Fiesta

As July arrives in Dénia, also do “Bous a la Mar” (Bulls at the Sea), a very traditional festival taking place not only in Dénia, but also in Jávea and Moraira. The ones in Dénia might well be one of the Spanish festivals most covered by the national media. Actually, these were declared a “Festival of National Interest” in Spain back in 1993.

Last 20th June, people started to set up the pseudo bullring at the port of Dénia, to celebrate this deeply rooted fiesta.

The Bulls at the Sea take place during the Santísima Sangre festival; these are the patron saint fiestas of the city. This year, they start on 9th July, and end on 17th July. During the time the fiesta lasts, both visitors and residents will be able to enjoy any of the scheduled events: the Santísima Sangre procession, the music concerts —one of the most relevant is that of the Musical-Artistic Group of Dénia—, fireworks, floats parade and music on the streets.

Actually, the music is considered of provincial tourist interest and the floats are totally handcrafted.

During July, other neighbouring towns also celebrate fiestas: de Poble Nou de Benitachell, Teulada-Moraira and Jávea/Xàbia.

Soon, we will publish the festival schedules from every town in the region, so we recommend you to keep an eye on this blog if you do not want to miss any Spanish fiesta in Costa Blanca north.