Projections on Torres Serrano during La Crida - Fallas Valencia
La Crida

Schedule

Although the Crida in and of itself is the event that takes place in Plaza de la Crida, in front of the Serranos Towers, the whole day is occupied by preparatory celebrations. Here is a breakdown of what happens every last Sunday of February.

People waiting early to see La Crida - Fallas Valencia
La Crida is a popular event, so people start arriving early, before the sun sets.
  • 07:15 am Despertà Infantil

    The city is woken up by the children’s despertà

  • 07:30 am Macrodespertà

    The despertà continues with louder firecrackers and music

  • 12:00 pm Bandas de Música

    Marching music bands parade through the city

  • 2:00 pm Mascletà

    In Plaza del Ayuntamiento the first mascletà of the year celebrates the Fallas days to come.

  • 8:00 pm Crida

    Mayor and Falleras Mayores speeches, firework displays and music.

  • 10:00 pm Parade to Plaza de la Virgen

    The crowd walks to the Basilica de la Mare de Deu.

Our recommendations

If you want to secure first row spots to see the Crida ceremony, we recommend you arrive early, as the event attracts a lot of people. There is no entry ticket, so you can be there as early as you like.

If you’d like to have a more detailed Fallas calendar, you can have a look at our dedicated article.