Although Fallas is really a festival that takes all year to prepare, the most intense days are between the end of February and the first three weeks of March. The most eventful days are the final four days, from the 16th of March to the 19th.
All the fundraising, planning, preparation, and other Fallas-related festivities and celebrations take place during the rest of the year.
Last Saturday in February
A pyrotechnic spectacle that anticipates the beginning of the festival. You can learn more about the Cordà here.
Last Sunday in February
The proclamation of the Fallas beginning. You can learn more about the Crida here.
Cabalgata del Ninot
A satirical parade through the city. You can learn more about the Cabalgata del Ninot here.
- 14th March Proclamation of the Ninot Indultat Infantil (children)
- 15th March Proclamation of the Ninot Indultat (adult)
Midnight, between 15th-16th March
Albà de les Falles
A pyrotechnic display that anticipates the Plantà of the fallas. You can learn more about Albà de les Falles here.
- Night between 15th-16th March Plantà
Proclamation Fallas Infantiles prizes (children)
The prize winners among the fallas infantiles are announced. You can learn more about Fallas prizes here.
Proclamation Fallas prizes (adult)
The prize winners among the fallas mayores are announced. You can learn more about Fallas prizes here.
- 17th and 18th March Ofrenda de las Flores
- 1:30 am between 18th-19th March Nit de Foc
- Evening 19th March Cavalcada de Foc
- Night 19th March Cremà
If you’d like to have a more detailed Fallas calendar, you can have a look at our dedicated article.