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Fallas calendar 2023

Early March programme

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As mentioned in other sections of this article, the most eventful days of the Fallas festival are between the 15th and the 19th of March. Nonetheless, since the beginning of March, many events start taking place around the city.

  • 1st March-19th March Wednesday onwards, every day

  • Early March Dates to be determined

    • Nighttime: Encendido de luces. The different Fallas committees set up stunning and artistic street illumination, surprising the public with their colours and fanciful shapes every year.

  • 4th March Saturday

    • 2:00 pm: Mascletà in Plaza del Ayuntamiento, the Mascletà celebrates the Fallas festival with loud pyrotechnic displays.
    • 5:30 pm: Cabalgata del Ninot. The Cabalgata del Ninot is a parade through the city streets where you’ll get to see the Fallas committees sporting satirical costumes. The itinerary will go from La Glorieta, following in La Paz, San Vicente, Plaza del Ayuntamiento, Marqués de Sotelo, and finally Calle Játiva.
    • 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm: Mascletà nocturnaNighttime pyrotechnic displays (Mascletàs nocturnas) around various neighbourhoods.

  • 5th March Sunday

    • 10:00 am Concurso del Cant de l’Estoreta. Traditional Cant de l’Estoreta competition organised by the Plaça de l’Arbre committee in Plaza del Carmen.
    • 2:00 pm: Mascletà in Plaza del Ayuntamiento, the Mascletà celebrates the Fallas festival with loud pyrotechnic displays.

  • 9th March Thursday

    • 2:00 pm: Mascletà in Plaza del Ayuntamiento, the Mascletà celebrates the Fallas festival with loud pyrotechnic displays.
    • 6:00 pm: Homenaje de las Fuerzas Armadas. Armed Forces Tribute in La Alameda.

  • 11th March Saturday

  • 14th March Tuesday
    • 2:00 pm: Mascletà in Plaza del Ayuntamiento, the Mascletà celebrates the Fallas festival with loud pyrotechnic displays.
    • 5:00 pm: Closure of the Ninot Infantil Exhibition. Voting for the Ninot Indultat infantil is closed and the votes are counted.
    • 5:30 pm: Proclamation of the Ninot Indultat Infantil.The first prize winner among the children’s ninots at the Ninot Exhibition is chosen, becoming a Ninot Indultat infantil.

    The ninots infantils that have not won get taken back to their respective fallas in the Recogida del Ninot.


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