THURSDAY, AUGUST 11th
Between 11.00 am and 5pm:- THE GREAT CHILDREN'S FAIR
Bouncy castles, cycle-karts, ball pool, tent, workshops, human table football, mini soccer field and basketball, sack races ... and many
more games. All near the the Infant school, "Bigastrín."
FRIDAY, AUGUST 12th
At 8pm:- THE CHILDREN’S PARADE SPECTACULAR leaves from "Bigastrín."
11:30pm:- OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE FAIR IN THE “PARQUE HUERTO DEL CURA” Dancing with the DISCOMOVIL, DJ: Sergio Arques, Nino and Sergio.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 13th
12:00am:- the tractor will tour the streets distributing very cold beer.
12.00am to 4pm:- the VII Gastronomic Event in the Plaza de la Concordia and tapas in the street on Calle Antonio Gálvez
7:30pm:- the Presentation of comparsas otherwise known as the “wet parade”
At Midnight:- music to either listen or dance to selected by Sergio Arques in the Parque Huerto del Cura
At the same time in the Eurener car park there will be a disco with music selected by DJ.: Garra, Melal, Chato
At 3am:- the traditional fireworks in shopping trolley mayhem on Calle General Bañuls
PARTICIPANTS ARE REMINDED THAT FIREWORKS ARE ONLY PERMITTED IN THE CAGED AREA AND ARE RECOMMEND TO USE THE SITE WITH SECURITY AND RESPECT. THIS EVENT IS PROHIBITED TO MINORS UNDER 16 YEARS OF AGE, unless authorized by the Generalitat Valenciana.
SUNDAY, 14th AUGUST
Midday:- the tractor will tour the streets again distributing very cold beer.
Between 12.00am and 4pm there will be tapas again on Calle Antonio Galvez
At 5:30pm:- FOAM PARTY on Calle Acequia
At 8:30pm:- THE FLORAL OFFERING Comparsas, the queens and townsfolk are invited to participate in this traditional and beautiful act of offering flowers to our Patron Saint accompanied by Union Musical Bigastro. Departure from the Infant School "Bigastrín"
8:30pm:- OUTDOOR MASS The Mass will be sung by the John Paul II Choir from Guardamar. Plaza de la Constitution.
11pm:- A CONCERT by the MUSICAL UNION Bigastro under the baton of chief conductor D. Tomas Rodriguez Gomez including performances by surprise guests.
Midnight:-MUSIC and DANCE in the park with : HAMMER, FUERA DE COBERTURA and ZODIAC.
AND FOR THE YOUNG - A MACRODISCO located in Parking Eurener with music selected by DJ.: Garra, Melal, Chato
MONDAY, 15th AUGUST
10am:- MASS. In honour of the Virgin of the Assumption
Midday:- the tractor will tour the streets for the last time distributing very cold beer.
12.00 am:- THE THIRD CALICHE CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL
Between 12.00am and 4pm a final chance to take tapas on Calle Antonio Galvez
At 7:30pm:- THE MOORS AND CHRISTIANS kick off the Grand Comparsas Parade
At 8:30pm The fabulous parade of Comparsas along with the Infant, Juvenile and Third Age Queens
At 1am THE TRADITIONAL ALBORADA AND FIREWORK DISPLAY - Plaza Ramón y Cajal
Followed at 2am by a great festival, enlivened by music selected by Sergio Arques
1am FOR THE YOUNG, A MACRODISCO -Located in Parking Eurener with music selected by DJ.: Nino, Gustavo, Claw
TUESDAY, 16th AUGUST
11.30 am :- Musical Parade by the Musical Union Bigastro accompanying the Queens to the Church of Our Lady of Bethlehem
12.00am :- MASS Given by, D. José Antonio Moya Grau, pastor of the parish of San Vicente Ferrer de Orihuela. The Mass will be sung by the Choir "MANUEL MOYA".
8:30pm:- Procession led by our pastor D.Aurelio Ferrandiz and local authorities to honour San Joaquin, with participation by the Queens; Infant, Youth and Third Age and musical accompaniment by the Musical Union of Bigastro.
At the end of the procession there will be a GREAT FIREWORK DISPLAY by the prestigious Pyrotechnics Ferrandez.
At 1am: A GALA SHOW with singing and dancing directed and coordinated by Ofelia Gálvez, Carlos Ballester along with many helpers.
DISCOMOVIL UNTIL 7 AM with DJs. : Gustavo, Melal and Nino.
FINALLY : Sleep!!