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Murcia Feria

The Feria de Murcia takes place annually at the beginning of September in honour of the patron saint of the city of Murcia, the Virgen de la Fuensanta. During the fiesta her statue is carried down from its usual resting place in Sanctuario de la Fuensanta in the El Valle Regional Park to the Cathedral in the centre of the city.
 
The Feria has grown over the years and now includes the Huertos del Malecon which offer traditional food, the Gastrovin where wine can be tasted, the funfair at the La FICA and the Artesian Market along the Paseo del Malecon. The 2017 edition of the Feria de Murcia starts on Thursday the 31st August and continues with a great variety of events everyday until Tuesday 12th September.
 
For the complete programme of events please click on the publication at the bottom. It has the events listed everyday in Spanish. For a quick glance overview of the daily events in English, read on:...
 
Thursday 31st August - Monday 11th September
19:00-00:00 Los Huertos in the Jardins del Malecon, local gastronomy
21:30-00:00 Gastrovin in the Jardins del Malecon, wine and beer tasting
19:00-00:00 Artesian Market along the Paseo del Malecon
18:00-00:00 Funfair Rides at the FICA, with over 160 attractions
 
Thursday 31st August
18:00-00:00 Funfair at the La FICA with priced at 2 for 1
19:30 Reception of the statue of Nuestra Señora de la Fuensanta in the Cathedral
21:00 Turning on of the Fiesta Lights.
 
Friday 1st September
21:00 Opening Speeches in the Plaza de Belluga with music from the Municipal Bands
 
Sunday 3rd September
12:00 Horse and Carriage Parade. Route: La Azacaya, Ctra. de Beniaján, la Mota del río–, puente de la FICA, Avda. Intendente Jorge Palacios, Paseo de Garay, Avda. Teniente Flomesta, Gran Vía, C/ Maestro Alonso, C/ Sta. Clara finising on Avda. Alfonso X el Sabio.
 
Wednesday 6th September
19:30 Tightrope Walk across the Rio Segura at the Molinos del Rio
 
Sunday 10th September
11:00 Folk Parade from the Plaza Belluga along Sto. Domingo, Plaza Romea, Jabonerías, Sociedad, Puxmarina, Glorieta finishing at the Malecón
12:00-14:00 Folk Dancing at the Huertos
19:30 Equestrian Exhibition with Dressage, Music and Dance in the Plaza San Agustin
 
Monday 11th September
21:30 Folk Parade from the Plaza Sto. Domingo
23:30 Firework Display from Pasarela Miguel Caballero
 
Tuesday 12th September
07:00 Mass followed by the Romeria (pilgrimage) of the statue of the Virgen de la Fuensanta to the Sanctuario de la Fuensanta in the El Valle Park.