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Festivals of Santa Teresa

On the 15th of October, the city celebrates the festivals in honour of Santa Teresa; celebrations begin with a proclamation from the balcony of City Hall. Giants, cabezudos and tarasca roam the streets, a floral offering is made to one of the sculptures of the Saint in the Mercado Grande.

On the day of the festivities a mass is given in the cathedral, the tradition indicates that during the liturgy, the city flag should flutter on the main altar.

Concerts, bulls, fireworks, and sports activities are performed throughout the festive week. The celebration of Flamenco Week coincides with the Festivals of Santa Teresa.

Fiestas Santa Teresa