The fiesta of San Sebastián, the patron saint of Xàbia

The fiesta of San Sebastián, the patron saint of Xàbia, is honoured this Friday 19th January to Sunday 21st January with a programme that includes bull-running, activities for the children, a classic cycle race and late night discos movil up in the old town of Javea.

San Sebastián, patron saint Xàbia

Controversially the bull running remains a popular event in the festive calendar drawing many people into the town from across the region.
The schedule for the festivities is outlined below.
Friday 19th January
17:30 – Bull-running in Plaça de l’Esglèsia & Plaça del Baix
23:00 – Bull-running in Plaça de l’Esglèsia & Plaça del Baix
23:30 – BitSOUND Disco in Placeta del Convent
Saturday 20th January
08:00 – Ringing of the Church Bells and the traditional wake-up parade
11:00 – Traditional procession through the streets of the historic centre
11:00 – Children’s Storytelling in the Casa de Cultura, Plaça del Baix
12:00 – Bull Carts (carretones) for the children in Plaça de l’Esglèsia
12:30 – Bull-running in Plaça de l’Esglèsia & Plaça del Baix
17:30 – Bull-running in Plaça de l’Esglèsia & Plaça del Baix
19:30 – Procession to visit the niches of San Sebastian, sponsored by Bar Imperial.
20:00 – Solemn Mass in honour of San Sebastián in Iglesia de Sant Bartolomé
23:00 – Bull-running in Plaça de l’Esglèsia & Plaça del Baix
23:30 – BitSOUND Disco in Placeta del Convent
Sunday 21st January
10:00 – San Sebastián Trophy Bicycle Race
11:00 – Bull Carts (carretones) for the children in Plaça de l’Esglèsia
12:30 – Bull-running in Plaça de l’Esglèsia & Plaça del Baix
17:30 – Bull-running in Plaça de l’Esglèsia & Plaça del Baix
San Sebastián, patron saint Xàbia

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