|Aragon Pilar Fiestas|
Aragon Pilar Fiestas4th to 13th October In the north east of Spain the proud people of the Aragon region celebrate the most important fiestas of their year. Popular Holidays in Spain. |
A wide range of activities in the capital Zaragoza and the surrounding region where local people provide fun, colour and entertainment for a week at the least. Their are theatre performances, concerts, children's entertainment, dance, bullfights, craft exhibitions, all kinds of music (from regional folk to pop-rock and electronic sounds at the Independent Music Festival) and many more events. This is Spain so there will be lots of fireworks and the best entertainment in Spain of all, the street parades with the great local bands. Everyone joins in and everyone is welcome. Arts and culture in Spain.
Don't miss the traditional "Giants and Big-heads" parade, sports competitions and exhibitions. National Tourist Interest in Spain.
The most important day is 12 October, the feast of La Virgen del Pilar, patron saint of the city. A mass Floral Offering takes place from early that morning: thousands of people from all over the world, dressed in traditional costumes, come to Plaza del Pilar Square to leave flowers before the Virgin. Meanwhile, 13 October sees the Offering of Fruit. And at dusk, the Rosario de Cristal takes place. It is a procession of carriages and glass lanterns that runs through the streets of Zaragoza. Popular Holidays in Spain.
Arts and culture in Spain.
National Tourist Interest in Spain.
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