Fiestas in Moraira: "Virgen de Los Desamparados" / "Virgen del Carmen" / "Bous a la Mar" (July 2022)


Moraira will be celebrating the 'Virgen de los Desamparados' and the 'Virgen del Carmen' during an annual fiesta in July 2022. See below for more information.


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July 2022


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Event date & time

July 2022

Event type
  • Children's activities
  • Dancing
  • Live concerts
  • Live music
  • Local fiestas

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Moraira Fiestas July 2022

Moraira will be celebrating the 'Virgen de los Desamparados' and the 'Virgen del Carmen' during an annual fiesta in July 2022. Details on the 2022 fiestas will be published once available. For guidance, please refer to the  programme of activities provided below (from a prior year):

Fiestas in Moraira: 'Virgen de Los Desamparados' / 'Virgen del Carmen' / 'Bous a la Mar' (July 2019)

Fiestas in Moraira: 'Virgen de Los Desamparados' / 'Virgen del Carmen' / 'Bous a la Mar' (July 2019)


Sample Programme (from prior year)

Friday 5th July: Various Bands in Concert
21:00   Concert at the Yacht Club, Moraira, organised by the band of Young Musicians and the Agrupacón Musical Cultural Teulada.

Saturday 6th July: Fiesta Committee Presentation
10:00   Swimming event from the Castle to l'Andragó Beach. Registration available at
22:30   Parade of the "Festeros" accompanied by the band El FalÇó.
23:30   Presentation of the Moraira Fiestas 2019 and procolation by Don Juan Vidal on the Esplanade by the Castle. The evening ends with the year's first Macrodiscmovil (mobile disco) with an impressive dance floor an several DJ's.

Sunday 7th July: Talent Show
22:00   YOUR FACE SOUNDS FAMILIAR Talent Show, by Theatre group Proixolet & Moraira 2019 fiesta Comittee - at the seafront promenade by the Castle.

Wednesday 10th July
19:30   Inauguration of Gines Slava students' painting exhibition at the Espai La Senieta.
22:00   Singing al fresco, with the La Senieta Choir (Moraira at C/ Doctor Calatayud).

Thursday 11th July: Everybody to El Portet
23:00   Meet on the Esplanade by the Castle to dance down to El Portet Beach, accompanied by the band Rotglá. "Mentireta" offered by the ice-cream store, Los Jijonencos, Moraira. Stay to dine and there will be "Cocas" for everybody, with Sangría offered by the supermarket, Pepe La Sal. Following this, dancing continues accompanied by the band ZEPPELIN.

Friday 12th July: Reap the Harvest
19:00   Reaping of the harvest with the band Rotglá.
20:30   Traditional Dances - presentation of the dancing chorus, La Font Santa Teulada.
21:30   Musical Duet for all agest and tastes on the Esplanade by the Castle
00:00   Dancing with the band LA FIESTA

Saturday 13th July: Children's Day
11:00   Giant Sledge & Bouncy Castle at Street Juan XXII.
19:00   Children's theatre performance.
21:00   Dinner & Duet Performance in Dr Catalud Street.
23:30   CORREFOCS (Fire Dance) from the group DIMONIS DE MISLATA.
00:30   Open air dance at the sea front promenade with Orchestra WONDER.

Sunday 14th July: Day of the Flower Offering
08:00   All women are invited to fill the streets of Moraira with firecracker smoke, accompanied by the band EL TRUC.
13:00   An informal parade of the "Festeros", including the "Festeros 1993" and people carrying the Virgen de los Desamparados (Virgin of the Homeless), accompanied by the band Bataclán.
19:00   Fetching of the "Festeras", accompanied by Bataclán. Those wishing to particiate in the flower offering meet at the Avda. del Portet.
19:30   Flower offering with the drummers, La Mediterránea Moraira, the Teulada music group, the Colla de dolçaines i tabalets El FalÇó, and the band Bataclán. The offerings will end with a huge firecracker performance by pyrotechnics company, RICASA.
22:00   Musical Duet for all ages and tastes.
22:30   MiniFestival, Creampop, with the bands The Liverpool Band, The Wheel and the Hammond, El Meister, and Mostaza Galvez.
00:00   Performance by the band, La Tribu.

Monday 15th July: Festivities in honour of Patron "Virgen de los Desamparados"
08:00   Chimes announce the wake-up call.
11:00   The fetching of the "Festeras" and a parade accompanied by the band Bataclán.
12:00   Holy Mass in honour of the Virgin of the Homeless. The choir (Teuladina) sings. Also at this time, a "Caldero Competition" - cauldron contest in which the three best rices will be awarded, cooked according to the contest rules.
14:00   Huge Firecracker Performance by pyrotechnics company, RICASA, at the Pasea del Senillar.
20:00   Fetching of the "Festeras" and a parade accompanuied by the band EL TRUC.
20:30   Mass and prayers.
21:00   Holy Procession in honour of the Virgin of the Homeless, accompanied by the band Bataclán, the Agrupación Musical Cultural Teulada, and the Colla de dolÇaines i tabalets El FalÇó. The act ends on the Esplanade by the Castle with a Musical Firework Display by the pyrotechnics company RICASA, and a Laser Show by Be Motion.
22:30   Live concert by the music group Mc Lucas in the Placa dels Mariners de Calpe (Casco Antiguo).
00:30   Performance of the band SEVEN CRASHERS

Tuesday 16th July: Festivity in Honour of the "Virgen del Carmen"
08:00   Final early wake-up call.
11:00   Fetching of the "Festeros" and parade accompanied by the band EL TRUC.
12:00   Solemn celebration of the Holy Mass in honour of the Virgen del Carmen. The choir (Tueladina) sings. Following the Mass, a "Mascleta" will be fired. Then, an apertif will be offered by the Casa de Cultura bar.
14:00   "Gran Traca Kilometrica" - a miles-long firecracker performance anding at the Paseo del Senillar, followed by the traditional "palo enjabonado" (soap sticks). The winner receives a prize at the Fisherman's Pier.
19:30   Fetching of the "Festeras" and parade with the band EL TRUC. Everyone is asked to abide by tradition and wear typical costume of Moraira.
20:30   Holy procession in honour of the Virgin del Carmen on land and sea, accompanied by the Agrupación musical Bataclán, the Agrupación Musical Teulada, and the Colla El Falçó. Upon arrival at the church, we sing Salve Marinera and the Festeros 2019 will be appointed. Next, there will be an Aquatic Firework Display on the Esplanade by the Castle. Also at this time is the traditional floral offering in the enclosure of the fishing port. Devotees are asked to provide bouquets for the offering.
00:30   Performance by the band LIMITE

Wednesday 17th July: Bull Running
17:00   First entrance of the bulls from the Fort to the Plaza de Toros. There will be presents for all participating children.
19:30   "Bous a la Mar"
23:30   "Bous a la Mar"

Thursday 18th July: Bull Running
19:30   "Bous a la Mar" (Ganadería Paloma). Presentation of the Tomatoes in the 11th Tomato Contest, and exhibition of the 4th Drawing Contest for Kids.
23:30   "Bous a la Mar".

Friday 19th July: Bull Running
17:30   " Carretons" for children at the bullring.
19:00-23:30   "Bous a la Mar".
00:00   Discomovil" (mobile disco) and show.

Saturday 20th July: Peñas Day
19:30   "GRAN PRIX" funny competition for groups of friends and clubs - at the Bull Ring
21:30   Public dinner in the Calle Doctor Calatayud with free sangria offered by Pepe La Sal Supermarket
00:00   Performance by the band LA MAXIMA

Sunday 21st July: End of Festivities
12:00   Last parade of the committee.
14:00   Giant Paella from Riquelme on the Plaza de la Iglesia, accompanied by the band ROTGLA. Beer provided by Bodegas Blasco.
19:30   Costume parade and contest. Prizes for best costumes. End of Fiesta.