Hogueras de San Juan in Alicante

Mon Jun 19th 2017 to Thu Jun 29th 2017
Alicante, Plaza de los Luceros, Alicante
VISIT WEBSITE

Event Details

Enjoy the summer solstice with bonfires on the beach, beautiful satirical statues and noisy firecrackers in Alicante.
This is the most important celebration, beginning on the 20th June and lasting until the 29th. It is a festival dedicated to fire, including events such as the proclamation (The Pregon), setting up of the bonfires (the Planta), the procession of the effigies (Cabalgata del Ninot), parades and processions in different districts of the city and the main event on the 24th June, the feast day of Saint John Baptist, when large satirical statues made of cardboard and wood are set alight.

SATURDAY JUNE 10
14:00 – Mascletá in Luceros
20: 00- Ninot Parade
SUNDAY JUNE 11
12: 00- Trobada de Nanos i Gegants
14:00 – Mascletá in Luceros
FRIDAY, JUNE 16
20: 00-  Mercadito de Fogueres Inauguration
00: 00- Arrival of the Foc “Pedro Valera”
SATURDAY, JUNE 17
14:00 – Mascletá in Luceros
19:00 – Entry of Bands and Commissions. Tour: Plaza de los Luceros, Alfonso X El Sabio, Rambla de Méndez Núñez, Calle Altamira and Plaza del Ayuntamiento.
SUNDAY JUNE 18
12: 00- Cicle “Cultural Fogueres. Trobada de Muixerangues ”
14:00 – Mascletá. Plaza de los Luceros.
MONDAY, JUNE 19
14:00 – Mascletás competition. Plaza de los Luceros.
00:00 – Plantá of Children’s bonfires and ‘XXI Contest of Ninots to the carrer’.
TUESDAY, JUNE 20
14:00 – Mascletás competition. Plaza de los Luceros.
00:00 – Plantá of Hogueras and Barracks. At midnight, dinner to recover forces with bacores and ‘coca amb tonina’.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21
08:00 – Awaken in all districts fogueriles.
12: 00- Tribute to Gabriel Miró
13: 00- Tribute to José María PY
14:00 – Mascletás competition. Plaza de los Luceros.
19:00 – I Session of Flower Offering. Route: Luceros Square, Alfonso El Sabio, Rambla de Méndez Núñez, Calle San José and Plaza de Abad Penalva. Concatedral de San Nicolás.
22:00 – Verbenas in Racós and Barracks.
THURSDAY JUNE 22
08:00 – Awaken in all districts fogueriles.
11:00- Prize Delivery Parade
14:00 – Mascletás competition. Plaza de los Luceros.
19:00 – Second Session of Flower Offering. Route: Luceros Square, Alfonso El Sabio, Rambla de Méndez Núñez, Calle San José and Plaza de Abad Penalva. Concatedral de San Nicolás.
22:00 – Verbenas in Racós and Barracks.
FRIDAY, JUNE 23
08:00 – Awaken in all districts fogueriles.
13:00 – Pasacalle of ‘Nanos i Gegants’ from the Town Hall Square to the Plaza de los Luceros.
14:00 – Mascletás competition. Plaza de los Luceros.
19: 00- Dansá D’Alacant
21:00 – International folklore parade. Route: Luceros Square, Alfonso El Sabio, Rambla de Méndez Núñez, Calle Altamira and Plaza del Ayuntamiento.
22:00 – Verbenas in Racós and Barracks.
SATURDAY JUNE 24
08:00 – Awaken in all districts fogueriles.
13:00 – Pasacalle of ‘Nanos i Gegants’ from the Town Hall Square to the Plaza de los Luceros.
14:00 – Mascletás competition. Plaza de los Luceros.
20: 00- Official Mass Fogueres
00:00 – Shot of the monumental palm tree from the summit of Monte Benacantil.
00:00 – Crema of the official Foguera and crema of the rest of fogueres in each of the districts of the city.
SUNDAY JUNE 25
00:00 – Session of the international fireworks competition at Postiguet beach
MONDAY, JUNE 26
19: 30- Workshop of Jocs Populars
00: 00- II Session of LXVII International Fireworks Competition
TUESDAY JUNE 27
19: 30- Workshop of Jocs Populars
00: 00- III Session of LXVII International Fireworks Competition
WEDNESDAY JUNE 28
19: 30- Workshop of Jocs Populars
00: 00- IV Session of LXVII International Fireworks Competition
THURSDAY, JUNE 29
00: 00- V Session of LXVII International Fireworks Competition

View Larger Map

Directions