Valencia hosts the most statues and the loudest mascletas but if you don't like huge crowds, Denia is the place to go for the fallas fiesta.
Artists spend all year making these giant colourful statues, often taking the mickey out of politicians, footballers and celebrities, which are put up in the streets and then burnt. Fallas in Denia is great fun and very noisy.
Read our article C'mon baby light my fallas for the history of the fallas fiesta
Main events include:
Friday March 17: 13.00 prizes for the children's fallas; 14.00 Mascletas in different districts; 21.00 Prizes for the large fallas
Saturday March 18: 14.00 mascletas in the different districts; 19.00 Bands playing in the Calle Marques de Campo, Calle Diana and Plaza del Consell; 20.30 mascleta
Sunday March 19: 11.30 Offering of flowers to the Virgen de los Desamparados in Calle Marques de Campo. calle Diana, calle Magallanes and plaza del Convento; 14.30 mascletas in the various districts; 21.00 Crema or burning of the fallas in Denia begins and goes on until about 03.00