Festivities of Roquetas, Almeria

Roquetas de Mar Festivities

July

The most important religious celebrations in Roquetas is in honour of the Virgen del Carmen and Saint Ann, on 25 and 26 July, with a maritime procession with all the vessels of the area decorated all along the coast.

October

On 7 October the Patron Saint´s festivity is celebrated, in honour of the Virgen del Rosario with an open-air dance, a moto vehicle Gymkhana and prizes.

June

The night of San Juan (St.John) is celebrated on 23 June, along the whole coast with bonfires that splash the crowded beaches with light and colour.

April

Easter in Roquetas de Mar has become one of the most important festivities in the Province. The brotherhood of the Virgin de los Dolores stands out due to the artistic quality of its images.

December

On 28 December the traditional festivity of the "Moragas" is celebrated on our beaches, when both our people and visitors get together to enjoy typical grilled fish and meat.