Chestnut Festival Pujerra 2016

Chestnut Festival 2016 : Pujerra

What : Chesnut Festival in Pujerra, Málaga

Where : Pujerra, Málaga, Spain, Inland Costa del Sol

When : 29 October 2016 till 30 October 2016

The arrival of autumn is the date on which the celebrations related to the chesnut take place. Every year in late October or early November it is celebrated in Pujerra, located in the Serrania de Ronda. The Chestnut Festival, which coincides with the day of the patron saint of the town, the Virgin of Fatima.

Chestnut Festival Pujerra 2016

Chestnut Festival Pujerra 2016

Normally, the holiday is usually done when the collection of the Chesnut is finished.

Chestnut Festival Pujerra 2016

Chestnut Festival Pujerra 2016

During this holiday you can enjoy music and dancing in the streets of the town, as well as tasting more than 50 dishes made with chestnuts and accompanied by anise or brandy. In addition, you can visit many places where clothes and typical tools in collecting the fruit are shown.





10:00 Launch rockets announcing the start of the 14th CHESTNUT FESTIVAL AND VIRGIN OF FATIMA 2016.

11:00 Diana and Parade, with the performance of the verdiales OF PARAUTA.

12:00 official opening speech of the 14th edition of the Chestnut Festival, by D. CARLOS DELGADO MORALES Gaspar.

13:00 Delivery Chesnut of the year award 2016 to the adult group of theater.

15:00 Fair day enlivened by the “MALACAI” groups and “ROMPEOLAS”.

15:00 Afternoon free access at the Chestnut Museum.

17:30 gastronomic tasting of products made with chestnuts in the Plaza de la Iglesia.

18:00 Traditional TOSTÓN CHESTNUT accompanied by anise and sweet wine.

20:00 MEMORIAL to the Association of Friends of Cadiz by its X Collaboration and Promotion of the Chestnut Festival.

23:00 popular festival, with performances of “ORCHESTRA DYNAMIC” and “new hopes”


10:00 rocket fire.

11:30 Celebration of Holy Mass in honor of Our Lady of Fatima, patroness of Pujerra.

12:00 PROCESSION in honor of our Patron, accompanied by the Band of Pujerra.

FAIR DAY 16:00 enlivened by the “MALACAI” group.

16:00 Afternoon open at the Chestnut Museum.

17:00 SPECIAL TOSTÓN variety “Chestnut pilonga”.

18:00 End party with hot chocolate and churros.

feria vino castaña yunquera 2016

Wine and Cestnut Fair. Yunquera 221016-231016

Where : Yunquera, Málaga Costa del Sol Inland

What : Wine and Cestnut Fair

When : 22 October 2016 till 23 October 2016

Yunquera, every October, pays homage to the chestnut fruit typical of autumn and base of  its traditional cuisine, and exquisite wine from grapes raised in the cold lands of the Sierra de las Nieves.

feria vino castaña yunquera 2016

feria vino castaña yunquera 2016

Roasted chestnuts in syrup, cooked, candied or just picked directly from the tree, and a good wine, sweet wine, pink or white, all alive with the music of the verdiales, attract hundreds of people that day.

feria vino castaña yunquera 2016

feria vino castaña yunquera 2016

The party starts in the square where more than twenty stalls offer from the serrano products like strawberry, cold meats or oil, to the traditional pottery of the region, and continues with various activities such as cooking contest, the stepping of the grape, and tasting the typical dish of Yunquera, the” malcocinao”, made from chickpeas, bacon, tripe, chorizo and morcilla.

pizarra fiesta de la tapa 2016

Fiesta de la Tapa. Pizarra

where : pizarra

when . 14,15,16 October 2016

What  : X Ruta de la Tapa of Pizarra

Provincial Tourist Singularity Event

Pizarra, in the Valle del Gudalhorce, celebrates its Tapas Route every October. During a weekend products from their gardens, among others, become protagonists of a party seeking momentum and promotion of the culture of the tapas, presenting the main pizarreño bars and restaurants.

ruta tapa pizarra 2016

During the day you can buy a “passport” to go completing stamps on each of the participating establishments and to get different prizes and gifts.

Also, and according to popular vote, the bars and restaurants of  the route will be graced with different distinctions, such as the best tapa, best service or prize for the most original tapa.


Málaga : Virgen de la Victoria Day : 08/09/2016

What : Virgen de la Victoria Day

Where : Málaga Virgen de la Victoria Sanctuary and Málaga Center

When : 8th September 2016

On the occasion of his event, the last Sunday in August its image moves from the Basilica and Real Sanctuary of Santa Maria de la Victoria to the Holy Cathedral Basilica of Malaga where its worshipped with a “novena” preach . To this assists people of all ages, children, and members of the brotherhood who come to see their mistress.


Then on 8 September a procession in which the image is carried from the cathedral to the Santuario de la Victoria, temple where it usually is located.


Day Schedule :

11.00: Solemn Pontifical Mass presided by the Bishop of Málaga Jesus E. Catalá. Before the start of the celebration of Mass, the City of Málaga makes an offer of daylilies to the front of the throne of the Virgin.

12.30: popular offer at the main facade of the cathedral. These flowers adorn the throne, the chapel of the Basilica de la Victoria, or are used for the shower of petals during the procession. This event will be enlivened by various groups of folk dances.


19.30: Procession of the Virgen de la Victoria. The procession will start from the “Puerta de las cadenas” at the Cathedral Basilica, in order to reach this place at 23.00. It then will continue for the Patio de los Naranjos, Santa Maria, Molina Lario, Plaza del Obispo, Molina Lario, Strachan, Torre de Sandoval, Marqués de Larios, Plaza de la Constitucion, Granada, Plaza de Spinola, Calderería, Uncibay Square, Casapalma, Cárcer, Alamos, Plaza de la Merced (side West and North), Victoria, Victory square (Garden of the Apes), Compass and the Victoria Sanctuary to reach the temple.

Fuente de Piedra Ribbon Race

Fuente de Piedra : Ribbon Horse Race 08/09/2016

WHAT : Ribbon Horse Race

WHEN : Fuente De Piedra (Antequera)

DATE: 8th of September 2016

Fuentedepiedra, located in the western half of the region of Antequera, is especially known for its salt lake that houses the second largest breeding colony of pink flamingos in Europe.


In September, coinciding with the feast of its patron saint, they celebrate the “Ribbin Horse Race”, inspired by the fair and jousting tournaments. They go as galloping knights trying to enter the tip of the spear in one of the metal rings hanging tied by a ribbon.


Today the spears have been replaced by wooden pikes and the race is chaired by the “Manolas” girls from the village chosen for the occasion which also are responsible for the embroidery of the tapes used to hold the rings.

Tourist information: Town Hall, C / Ancha, 9 (29520). Phone: 952 735 016; Fax: 952 735 317


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