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What to do to ENJOY 'Hogueras' (Bonfires of St. John) in Alicante? ➜ 2019 Events GUIDE (20-29 June)

What to do to ENJOY 'Hogueras' (Bonfires of St. John) in Alicante? ➜ 2019 Events GUIDE (20-29 June)

Hogueras Fogueres Alicante Kasa25 Bonfires Schedule Events Programa

From 20th to 24th june the streets of Alicante city are filled with art, music and colour and on 24 June at night, we celebrate the Cremà (burning of bonfires).

The Hogueras de San Juan is the city’s most important celebration, beginning on the 20th June and lasting until the 29th with the numerous fireworks shows.


 

Bonfires of Saint John Alicante Kasa25 Schedule Events

The Hogueras de San Juan is the city’s most important celebration, beginning on the 20th June and lasting until the 29th. It is a festival dedicated to the fire, including events such as the proclamation (the Pregón), the setting up of the bonfires (the Plantà), the procession of the effigies (Cabalgata del Ninot), parades and processions in different neighbourhoods of the city and the main event on the 24th June, the feast day of Saint John the Baptist, when large satirical statues made of cardboard and wood are set on fire.

Officially declared to be of International, the Hogueras de San Juan go up in smoke on the 24th June during the spectacular “Night of Burning” or “Noche de la Cremà“, alongside the popular “Banyà” or “soaking” as firefighters put out the blazes.

Once the main celebrations are over, there is a fireworks competition on Cocó Beach at the far end of Postiguet Beach, every night until the fesat day of Sanit Peter on 29th June.


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THURSDAY 20TH DE JUNE

  • 2 PM ➜ Mascletás Contest in Luceros sq. Pyrotechnic Company Coeters Dragón.
  • 10 PM ➜ Opening of the parties at barracas and racós. Figs, and Tuna Pie (Coca amb Tonyina).
  • 11 PM ➜ Mascletá  ‘La lengua del dragón’ organized by Hoguera Pla del Bon Repòs-La Goteta, in Bulevar del Pla.

FRIDAY 21ST JUNE

  • 9 AM ➜ Visit of the Jury t Fogueres, the most innovator fogueres, barraques and street decoration.
  • 2 PM ➜ 7º Mascletás Contest in Luceros sq. Pyrotechnic Company Ferrández.
  • 7 PM ➜ I Floral Ofering to the Virgen del Remedio. Itinerary: Plaza de los Luceros, Alfonso El Sabio, Rambla de Méndez Núñez, Calle San José y Plaza de Abad Penalva. Concatedral de San Nicolás.
  • 10 PM Parties at barracas and racós.

SATURDAY 22TH JUNE

  • 11 AM ➜ Parade of the Hogueras de San Juan’s Awards. Itinerary: Plaza del Ayuntamiento, Rafael Altamira y Rambla de Méndez Núñez hasta Portal de Elche.
  • 2 PM ➜ 8º Mascletás Contest in Luceros sq. Pyrotechnic Company Martí.
  • 7 PM ➜ Floral Ofering to the Virgen del Remedio. Itinerary: Plaza de los Luceros, Alfonso El Sabio, Rambla de Méndez Núñez, Calle San José y Plaza de Abad Penalva. Concatedral de San Nicolás.
  • 10 PM ➜ Parties at barracas and racós.

SUNDAY 23RD JUNE

  • 2 PMMascletás Contest in Luceros sq. Pyrotechnic Company Fuegos Artificiales Hermanos Ferrández.
  • 8 PM ➜ LXIV International Folk Parade. Itinerary: Plaza de los Luceros, Alfonso El Sabio, Rambla de Méndez Núñez, Calle Altamira y Plaza del Ayuntamiento.
  • 10 PM ➜ Parties at barracas and racós.

MONDAY 24TH JUNE

  • 2 PM ➜ 9º Mascletás Contest in Luceros sq. Pyrotechnic Company Hermanos Sirvent.
  • 8 PM ➜ Fogueres Official Mass in the Cathedral of San Nicolás de Bari.
  • 12 PM ➜ Monumental Firework from Mount Benacantil with Pyrotechnic Company  Martí and after 12:01 Burning of the Official Hoguera in Plaza del Ayuntamiento. After that and throughout the night all the Bonfires of the city will be burned.

Fireworks Alicante Kasa25 Hogueras San Juan Fogueres Schedule


FROM TUESDAY 25TH TO SATURDAY 29TH JUNE

12 PM ➜ Every midnight, International Fireworks Competition on Cocó Beach ( next to Postiguet Beach).

Order of participation:

  • Tuesday 25th June: Pyrotechnics Alpujarreña.
  • Wednesday, June 26th: Pirotecnia Pablo.
  • Thursday June 27th: Pyrotechnics Hermanos Ferrández.
  • Friday 28th June: Sirvent Brothers Pyrotechnics.
  • Saturday 29th June: Pyrotechnics Gironina.

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