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.
The city is woken up by the children’s despertà
The despertà continues with louder firecrackers and music
Bandas de Música
Marching music bands parade through the city
- 2:00 pm Mascletà
Mayor and Falleras Mayores speeches, firework displays and music.
Parade to Plaza de la Virgen
The crowd walks to the Basilica de la Mare de Deu.
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