Alhama de Murcia’s annual feria kicks off on Friday, and if previous years are anything to go by, it’s set to be a fun-filled fortnight with plenty to see and do for all ages.

Friday, 6th October 2017

  • World Bird Day 2017 children’s workshop @ Plaza de la Constitución from 11:00
  • Feria de Día opens @ Plaza de la Constitución from 13:00
  • Feria de Tarde opens @ Calle Paraguay from 17:00
  • Fairground and food and drink stalls open @ Recinto Ferial from 19:00
  • Opening speech, fireworks and illuminations switch-on @ Plaza de la Constitución from 19:00
  • Digan Lo Que Digan musical @ Recinto Ferial from 22:30

Saturday, 7th October 2017

  • Chocolate feast @ Atrio de la Iglesia de San Lázaro from 10:00
  • Costumed procession accompanied by the Coral de la Agrupación Musical de Alhama de Murcia @ streets of Alhama de Murcia from 10:30
  • Floral offering to Nuestra Patrona la Virgen del Rosario @ Iglesia de San Lázaro from 11:30
  • Mass @ Iglesia de San Lázaro from 12:00
  • Greased pole climb @ Parque Municipal La Cubana from 13:30
  • Performance of El Camarote de la Hermanos Marx @ Plaza de la Constitución from 16:00
  • Reception of groups participating in XXXVIII Muestra Nacional de Folklore @ Ayuntamiento de Alhama from 18:00
  • Tribute concert to Manolo García @ Calle Paraguay from 19:00
  • Mass @ Iglesia de San Lázaro from 19:00
  • Procession with Nuestro Señora del Rosario @ Iglesia de San Lázaro, then La Feria, Vergara Pérez, Plaza Vieja, Larga, Corredera, La Feria and back to Iglesia de San Lázaro from 19:30
  • XXXVIII Muestra Nacional de Folklore folklore festival @ Auditorio Municipal from 21:30
  • Given by the Peñas @ Telita Mix peña tent from 23:30
  • Fireworks and a performance by Iguana @ Recinto Ferial from 00:00
There’s a tribute concert to Manolo García on Saturday

Sunday, 8th October 2017

  • Craft and antique market @ Parque Municipal La Cubana from 09:30
  • Classic motorcycle show @ Moto Club Custom Alhama, near Avenida Ginés Campos and Camino del Almendrico
  • Guided tour of Alhama de Murcia castle in English @ Alhama de Murcia castle from 11:00. Reserve your place at the Oficina de Turismo or Museo Arqueológico Los Baños. Entry costs 3 euro for adults and 2 euro for children.
  • Music by DJ the Hijole @ Calle Paraguay from 17:00

Monday, 9th October 2017

  • Mario Kart tournament @ Los Crim peña tent from 17:00
  • Children’s day @ Recinto Ferial between 18:00 and 00:00. All attractions reduced to 1 euro.
  • Blindfolded stroll @ Telita Mix peña tent from 19:30
  • Tractor tyre pulling competition @ Deliriums peña tent from 20:30

Tuesday, 10th October 2017

  • Feast for the elderly @ Auditorio Municipal Tierno Galván from 19:00
  • Eating competition @ La Lonja peña tent from 18:00
  • Video game football championship @ After-Awax peña tent from 19:00
  • Gala for the elderly with a performance by Jema Trio @ Auditorio Municipal Tierno Galván from 20:00
  • Slow race @ La Tribu peña tent from 20:30
  • Cocotazaros game @ Cocotazo peña tent
  • Performance by Alacranes @ Recinto Ferial from 22:30

Wednesday, 11th October 2017

  • Table football championship @ La Colmena peña tent from 17:00
  • Touch ball championship @ Mel@.com/es peña tent from 19:00
  • Art exhibition and a talk by José Fuentes Zorita @ Casa de la Cultura from 20:00
  • Tug of war @ Trakas peña tent from 20:05
  • Race @ Quelonios peña tent from 21:00
  • Performance by La Mundial @ Avenida Juan Carlos I from 22:30
  • Remembrance party @ Viñotes peña tent from 00:00

Thursday, 12th October 2017

  • Performance by Blackbirds @ Avenida de la Constitución from 16:00
  • Flying banana @ No Comment peña tent from 18:00
  • Children’s day @ Recinto Ferial between 18:00 and 00:00. All attractions reduced to 1 euro.
  • Rosa Púrpura concert @ Calle Paraguay from 19:30
  • Peter Pan musical @ Auditorio Municipal from 20:30
  • Performance by Mary Star Band @ Recinto Ferial from 22:30

Friday, 13th October 2017

  • Migas cooking competition @ Urbanización Nueva Espuña from 19:30

Saturday, 14th October 2017

  • Guided tour of Alhama de Murcia castle in Spanish @ Alhama de Murcia castle from 11:00. Reserve your place at the Oficina de Turismo or Museo Arqueológico Los Baños. Entry costs 3 euro for adults and 2 euro for children.
  • Parade of floats @ Avenida Sierra Espuña, Isaac Albéniz, Molino, Rambla, Corredera and La Feria from 16:30
  • Performance by Panther @ Recinto Ferial from 22:30

Sunday, 15th October 2017

  • Free theatrical visit @ 11:00. Reserve your place at the Oficina de Turismo or Museo Arqueológico Los Baños.
  • Art exhibition @ Casa Cultura from 12:30
  • Music by DJ Juan Ruiz @ Avenida de la Constitución from 16:00
  • Music by DJ the Hijole @ Calle Paraguay from 17:00
  • Display of dogs available for adoption from Peludines Alhama and Lorcanimal @ Auditorio Municipal between 17:00 and 19:00
  • Police detection dogs display @ Auditorio Municipal from 19:00

Saturday, 21st October 2017

  • Free tour of Museo Arqueológico Los Baños @ Museo Arqueológico Los Baños from 11:00. Reserve your place at the Oficina de Turismo or Museo Arqueológico Los Baños.

Sunday, 22nd October 2017

  • Classic car parade and show @ Recinto Ferial from 09:00

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