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Cultural activities

JANUARY-MARCH

  • Fair. Fira i Porrat de Sant Antoni (2nd. Fortnight of January)
  • Philatelic market. 1st. Sunday of the month,  at 10.00 a.m. in Francisco Sendra street.

  • Cinema. Every Thursday night, films in the La Marina Satellite University. Free entrance.
  • Exhibition of plastic arts (once a month)
  • Theatre for children. One Sunday a month (from October to May)
  • Theatre for adults. One Friday a month (from October to March)
  • Pastis de Moniato. Activities for children during Christmas holidays. (December and January).
  • Big Christmas party. Activities for Children and Royal Ambassador's arrival to collect letters to The Three Wise Men. (January 3rd)
  • The Three Wise Men arrival. Going arround Benissa´s streets. (January 5th).
  • Valencia ball game. (January-December). Professional Valencia ball games in the Trinquet (Pelota court) Benissa, on Sunday afternoon.
  • Carnival. Parade with fancy dresses, burning of the Ninot, dancing with orchestra and prizes to the best fancy dress. (February).
  • Gastronomic Festival. For 10 days you can taste our typical cuisine. (March)

 

APRIL-JUNE

  • Patron Saint Festivities in honour to the Blessed Xiqueta. (4th Sunday of April)
  • Philatelic market. 1st. Sunday of the month,  at 10.00 a.m. in Francisco Sendra street.
  • Cinema. Every Thursday night, films in the La Marina Satellite University. Free entrance.
  • Exhibition of plastic arts (once a month)
  • Theatre for children. One Sunday a month (from October to May)
  • Mona de Pascua. Activities for children during Easter holidays. (April).
  • Prizes "25 d'Abril" Vila de Benissa. There are three modalities: brief narrative, poems and essay (April).
  • Painting contest S.Soria Vila de Benissa. Exhibition and prizegiving (April).
  • Photographic contest "Fiestas de Moros y Cristianos" (Moors and Christians festivities) (June-September).
  • Commercial and Enterprises prizes "Benissa és qualitat"(Benissa is Quality) (June)
  • Corpus del Convento festivity (Middle of June)
  • Cursa Vila de Benissa. (June, 2nd Fortnight ) sporting event that takes place through the streets of the town.
  • Valencia ball game. (January-December). Professional Valencia ball games in the Trinquet (Pelota court) Benissa, on Sunday afternoon.
  • Plà dels Molins festivity (End of June)
  • Moors and Christians Festivities in honour to Saint Peter. (End of june)

 

JULY-SEPTEMBER

  • Philatelic market. 1st. Sunday of the month,  at 10.00 a.m. in Francisco Sendra street.
  • Photographic contest "Fiestas de Moros y Cristianos" (Moors and Christians festivities) (June-September).
  • Forum Europa. Summer courses for university students and professionals (July).
  • Summer Philatelic market. (15th august)
  • Cinema on the street. Open-air cinema (July, August and 1st. Week of September).
  • La mar de cine. Seaside cinema. (July, August and the 1st. Week of September).
  • Philatelic workshop. Workshops for youngsters beginning stamps collections (for youngsters to begin collecting stamps / for young stamp collectors). (July/August).Music on the street. Life music performances. (July and August).
  • Environment Photo Contest. (July) contest which is open to all amateur and professional photographers.
  • Music of hermitages. Music performances in the hermitages of the term. (July, August and 1st half of September).
  • Summer School. Activities for children from 3 to 12 years old (1st. Fortnight of August).
  • Tapas route. Tapas tasting during Friday and Saturday nights of July and August with live music, theater and dance traditions.
  • Valencia ball game. (January-December). Professional Valencia ball games in the Trinquet (Pelota court) Benissa, on Sunday afternoon.
  • Photographic Rallye. Photographs of the different places of interest of Benissa are taken. (June or september).
  • Alternative Fair. Exhibition and sale of ecological, natural and craft products at the Paseo Dolores Piera (3rd. Weekend of September)
  • Summon for the participating rules for the Fiesta poster. (September)
  • Fiestas in San Antonio street (July)
  • Fiestas in Pedramala District. In honour to San Vicente Ferrer (July)

  • Fiestas in Benimarco District. Last week of July. In honour to San Jaime (July)

  • Fiestas in Santa Anna District. (Juliy, 26th).

  • Fiestas in Lleus District. In honour to "Santos de la Piedra Abdón y Senén" (August)

  • Fiestas in Pinos District. In honour to Santa Bárbara (August)

  • Fiestas in Santo Domingo street (August)

  • Fiestas in la Fustera beach (August)

  • Fiestas in Berdica District. In honour to San Joaquín (August)

  • Fiestas in Benimarraig District. In honour to Santa Teresita del Niño Jesús (August)

  • Fiestas in Advocat-Baladrar beach (August)

  • Fiestas in Costa-Camarrocha-Collao District (August)

  • Fiestas in Benimallunt District (Agosto)

  • Queen of the Fiestas Election (September)

  • Subaquatic cleaning. Benissa Coast (1st week end of September) Documentaries, children's workshops, subaquatic and earthly cleaning.

  • Caminar es Sà. (September) Week night walks through the town.

 

OCTOBER-DECEMBER

  • Philatelic market. 1st. Sunday of the month,  at 10.00 a.m. in Francisco Sendra street.
  • Cinema. Every Thursday night, films in the La Marina Satellite University. Free entrance.
  • Summon for the participating rules for the painting contest S.Soria Vila de Benissa and the Prizes "25 d'Abril" Vila de Benissa. (october)
  • Valencia ball game. (January-December). Professional Valencia ball games in the Trinquet (Pelota court) Benissa, on Sunday afternoon.
  • 9th October Festivity. Commemoration of the Festivity with activities for all ages (October).
  • Multicultural Festival (1st. Weekend in October-biennial-even years) Parades, exhibitions, traditional dances, crafts, music performances and gastronomy tastings in the Park Dolores Piera
  • Exhibition of plastic arts (once a month)
  • Theatre for children. One Sunday a month (from October to May)
  • Theatre for adults. One Friday a month (from October to March)
  • Exfilnum. Philatelic and Numismatic Exhibition Benissa (October /November)
  • Saint Cecilia Festivity. (1st. Fortnight of December)
  • Christmas cards' contest. (November).
  • Christmas Market (1st. Fortnight of December) Weekend with exhibitions, workshops and attractions for children, Christmas nativity scene with real characters, dances and live music.
  • Christmas concert by the Chorus of Benissa. (December).
  • Christmas nativity scene with real characters. (December)
  • Exhibitions of cribs. (December).
  • Christmas concert by the Music School. (December).
  • Christmas songs through the Old Town. (December).
  • St. Silvester race. (2nd. Fortnight of December) Popular race along the streets of the Vila.
  • Pastis de Moniato. Activities for children during Christmas holidays. (December and January).