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.
Normally, the holiday is usually done when the collection of the Chesnut is finished.
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.
SATURDAY OCTOBER 29
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”
SUNDAY OCTOBER 30
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.