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, 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 16, the statues will start going up from about 8am; 5.30pm there's a children's party with cakes and chocolate in the Plaza del Consell.
Saturday March 17, from midday the prizes will be awarded for the best fallas; 2pm mascletas in the various districts; midnight there's a fiesta in La Glorieta
Sunday March 18, mascletas in the various districts at 2pm; mascleta in Plaza Jaume I at 9.30pm; fiestas in the various districts from 11pm; fiesta in La Glorieta at midnight.
Monday March 19, offering of flowers to the Mare de Déu dels Desemparats in Calle Marqués de Campo, Diana, Magallanes, and Plaza del Convento from 11.30am, mascletas in the various districts at 2.30pm. The cremà or burning of the fallas in Denia will begin at 8pm with the falla de la Junta Local Fallera. Plaza del Consell. Then the others will be burnt in turn depending on which prize they were awarded.The final one will be around 1.30am.
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