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Valencia Fallas

The Fallas in Valencia takes place from the 17th to the 19th March 2018 in honour of San Jose. The activities start at the beginning of March with daily mascletas at 14:00 in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento. The ninots are placed in the street from the 15th March when the night firework displays starts at midnight. On the 17th and 18th March the Flower Parades takes place when local people, dressed in traditional costumes and playing traditional music, parade from 15:30 until 01.00 in the morning, bringing their flowers as an offering. They are used to decorated the 14 meter long cloak of the Virgin of the Desperate. Each year the design of the cloak changes and is gradually unveiled during the two days that it takes for the flowers to be arranged. On the night of the 18th at 01:30 one of the most spectacular firework displays in Spain takes place, known as the Nit de Foc. The celebrations are brought to a close on the 19th when the Ninots are set on fire, with the final one being burnt at 01:00am.
 
Saturday 17th March
14:00 Mascletas in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento
15:30 1st Flower Parade along Calle San Vicente and Calle de la Paz.
01:00 Firework Display along Paseo de La Alameda
 
Sunday 18th March
14:00 Mascletas in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento
15:30 2nd Flower Parade along Calle San Vicente and Calle de la Paz
01:30 Nit de Foc Grand Firework Display between the Puente de Las Flores and and the Puente de la Exposición.
 
Monday 19th March
14:00 Mascletas in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento
19:00 Fire Parade along Calle Ruzafa and Calle Colón finishing at the Porta de la Mar.
22:00 Crema (burning) of all of the Children's Fallas
23:00 Crema (burning) of the Children's Fallas in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento
00:00 Crema (burning) of all of the Adult's Fallas
01:00 Crema (burning) of the Municipal Falla and Fireworks in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento