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Year-round fiestas and events in, or close to, Vejer de la Frontera

As we think you’d agree, Vejer de la Frontera is stunning. Its history and culture are rich, its beaches wide and unspoilt, its dining experiences unmatched, and its activities full of adrenalin-pumping fun or blissful relaxation. But that’s not all. Stay in a Casa Cooper holiday home, (anytime of the year) and experience our festivals, carnivals, and events.

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The Sunshine Tour

February 8—March 27

Casa Cooper properties are only 12-minutes from Europe’s biggest equestrian winter competition.

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Semana Santa {Holy Week}

April 13—15

Bands follow the Pasos, (the platform that carry the religious sculptures) held by 50 plus people through Vejer’s winding streets.

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Virgen de la Oliva Procession 

May 7

Following the Easter celebrations, the Virgin is carried down the hill to the Sanctuary of La Oliva.

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Noche de Velas 

June 4

Vejer turns off its lights and illuminates its plazas, streets and balconies with candles. Don't miss this enchanting night.

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Cabo De Plata Music Festival

July 20—23

Barbate's annual urban music festival features a fusion of Spanish rock, flamenco pop, reggae, and hip hop.

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Jerez Grape Harvest Festival 

September

A celebration of Jerez' culture: wine, sherry, horses and flamenco. Expect, dancing, music and parades.

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Spanish Jumping Championship

October 5—9

Watch amateurs and top-level professionals compete in the Spanish Showjumping Championship.

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Cadiz Carnival 

February 26—March 6

One of the largest carnivals in Spain. Expect music-filled streets, humour, food, and amazing  costumes.

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Feria de Primavera 

Apr 27—May 1

Held in La Noria, this Spanish fiesta welcomes spring. Traditional food, music, dance, horseback displays, and kid’s events.

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Jerez Horse Festival 

May 7—14

This famous fiesta celebrates all things equine by day, and, being Jerez, sherry and flamenco by night.

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Candela de San Juan

June 23

Celebrating the arrival of summer, this La Noria-based festival, sees the burning of straw dolls or ‘Juanitos y Juanitas’ and parties till dawn.

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Flamenco on the Balconies

July

Every Thursday during July. Find a restaurant or cafe, sit back, look up, and enjoy free flamenco being performed on Vejer's balconies.

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Subida Automovilística 

October

The uphill rally up the curving roads to Vejer requires nerves of steel. It’s far safer for ‘La Subida’s spectators.

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October Sunshine Tour

October 13—30

With the weather at its absolute finest, it's little wonder that The Sunshine Tour is returning to Vejer in the Autumn.

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Vejer Carnival 

March 4—13

A magical time in Vejer. Costumes, music and song, parades, horse shows. food, drink, and kid's events.

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Spanish Motorcycle Grand Prix 

Apr 29—May 1

Get your motors running. Jerez hosts both the Spanish and the Andalusian Grand Prixs over consecutive weekends.

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Week of Patios

Mid May

Vejeriegos vie for the prize of most beautiful courtyard each year and you get the chance to visit them all.

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Vejer Jazz

July 7—9

Vejer de la Frontera moves to the beat of jazz, with music ringing out from balconies and battlements, restaurants, and rooftops.

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Vejer Flamenco Festival

September 1—4

Only just announced. Details to follow

 

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Day of the Pork in Manteca 

October

Join in this food festival against the walls of Segur, celebrating a much-loved, local pork speciality.  

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Belén Viviente 

December 

Put yourself in the mood for Christmas as 200 extras enact this living nativity through the streets of Vejer.