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Formentera del Segura Fiesta Patron Saints

Formentera del Segura will be enjoying their annual fiesta in honour of San Roque and San Miguel from the 1st August to the 2nd September 2018. There are many traditional activities such as the ribbon races, paella competition, release of the heifers, ringing of the bells, concerts and the solemn procession. The full programme in English is in the brochure below
 
Sunday 5th August
10:00 Motorbike exhibition, mobile disco, games and much more in the Parque El Molino..
 
Saturday 11th August
12:30 Gran Chupianazo (confetti) to announce the start of the Fiesta in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento
 
Sunday 12th August
09:00 Romeria with the statue of San Roque from the Ermita to the Parque El Molino
14:30 Paella Competition.
17:00 Traditional Games for Adults and Children
20:30 Romeria to return the statue of San Roque
 
Wednesday 15th August
19:30 Music bands parade through the streets of the town, followed by the Traditional Ribbon Race in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento
 
Saturday 18th August
21:00 Queens and Ladies parade the streets accompanied by a musical band
22:30 Coronation of the Queens of the Fiestas in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento
 
Sunday 19th August
21:30 Grand Song Contest at the Plaza del Ayuntamiento
 
Saturday 25th August
13:00 Firing of Rockets and Ringing of Bells.
20:30 Parade of floats and bands
 
Sunday 26th August
07:00 Desperta Firing of Rockets and Ringing of Bells
12:00 Solemn Mass in honour of Patron Saints San Roque and San Miguel
13:30 Grand Mascletas
20:00 Parade of the Fiesta Queens through the streets with a band
21:00 Solemn procession of Patron Saints San Roque and San Miguel
22:30 Fireworks at the Town Hall
 
Monday 27th August – Sardine Day
11:30-14:00 Traditional Lunch of Sardines, Bread, Wine and Beer at the Parque El Molino
17:30 Foam Party at the Town Hall
 
Saturday 1st September
18:00 Foam and Fancy Dress Party at the Sports Centre
00:00 Fireworks at the Sports Centre
 
Sunday 2nd September
12:30 Solemn Mass in honour of Patron Saints San Roque and San Miguel
14:00 Rockets and Fire Crackers
19:00 Grand Family Show with Hot Chocolate at the Sports Centre