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Pilar de la Horadada Fiesta del Pilar

The town of Pilar de la Horadada will be celebrating their patron saint, the Virgen del Pilar, from the 30th September to the 21st October 2017. The programme includes religious services, collectors fair, paella competition, a carnival parade and of course a firework display! The full programme is in the brochure below and the highlights are:
 
Saturday 30th September
22:00 Election of the Fiesta Queens at the Carpa Municipal in the Parque Raimundo Benedicto
 
Saturday 7th October
22:00 Coronation of the Fiesta Queens in the Plaza de la Iglesia
 
Sunday 8th October
19:30 Parade by the groups, associations and the brass band ‘Charanga Muni’ from the Plaza de la Iglesia through the streets of the town
 
Monday 9th October
12:30 Paella Competition in the Plaza de Toros
17:00 Grand Prix, competition between the groups and associations in the Plaza de Toros
 
Wednesday 11th October
12:00 Ringing of the church bells and the firing of rockets in the Plaza de la Iglesia
19:00 Parade of the Music bands from the Plaza de la Iglesia to Calle Mayor
19:30 Flower Offering Parade from Calle Mayor to the Plaza de la Iglesia
 
Thursday 12th October
08:00 Ringing of the church bells and music by the Union Musical de San Isidro in the Plaza de la Iglesia.
19:30 Solemn Procession departing from the Plaza de la Iglesia, followed by a fireworks display from the riverbed (Rambla Urbana) next to the Barrio San Isidro
 
Saturday 14th October
10:00-14:30 & 16:00-21:00 6th Collectors Fair at the Carpa Municipal in the Parque Raimundo Benedicto
 
Sunday 15th October
10:00-14:30 6th Collectors Fair at the Carpa Municipal in the Parque Raimundo Benedicto
10:30 Romeria with Horse and Carriages
 
Saturday 21st October
20:00 Grand Carnival Parade from Calle Mayor to Calle San Juan.