Fiestas & Festivals

Fiestas & Festivals

There is a very strong sense of community and family among the inhabitants of Trujillo. The local people proudly celebrate religion, history and gastronomy following the traditions of their forebears.

The local Spanish festivals are utterly charming and tourists are welcomed to take part in the celebrations. Major events and fiestas in Trujillo include:

International Music Festival of Trujillo

  • From Saturday, 08th July 2017
  • To Monday, 10th July 2017
  • These are provisional dates

Each July, the medieval Spanish city of Trujillo transforms itself into a venue for accomplished musicians to perform a varied programme of classical music pieces. 

In 2015 the concerts [...]

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Local Celebrations The Assumption of the Virgin Mary

  • From Wednesday, 09th August 2017
  • To Wednesday, 16th August 2017
  • These are provisional dates

The Assumption of the Virgin Mary on 15th August is important to many Catholic and Orthodox Christians as the Virgin Mary's heavenly birthday (the day that Mary was received into Heaven).

In [...]

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Castle Plays

  • From Friday, 25th August 2017
  • To Friday, 01st September 2017
  • These are provisional dates

Open air plays, drama, dancing ,music are staged in the castle available for public viewing.

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Cabezudos 02nd September

  • From Saturday, 02nd September 2017
  • To Saturday, 02nd September 2017

Huge giants on stilts parade through the main square complete with papier mache masks, throwing sweets into the street for children.

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Trujillo Liberation Day

  • From Saturday, 02nd September 2017
  • To Saturday, 02nd September 2017

The La Salve Fiesta, also known as Trujillo Liberation Day traditionally takes place at the beginning of September. La Salve Fiesta will take place on Saturday 2nd [...]

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Local Bullfights

  • From Sunday, 03rd September 2017
  • To Wednesday, 06th September 2017

Locals dress up in co-ordinating t-shirts and descend to the local bullring. A display of bravery ensues, with several bulls let loose to chase anyone up for a dare. Harmless fun.

 

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Extremadura Bird Watching Fair at Monfrague

  • From Saturday, 24th February 2018
  • To Monday, 26th February 2018

Located just 30 minutes drive from our wonderful villas, Monfrague is a mecca for ornithologists and bird specialists from around Europe and beyond. Don’t miss The Extremadura Bird Wa [...]

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Trujillo hosts first International Beer Festival

  • From Sunday, 18th March 2018
  • To Monday, 19th March 2018

Visit Trujillo this month and enjoy the area’s first International Beer Festival known as La Cervezada.
The city of Trujillo welcomes all visitors to gather together and enjoy the Internati [...]

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Easter Week - Semana Santa

  • From Thursday, 12th April 2018
  • To Tuesday, 17th April 2018

Spain is well-known for its annual festivals, and Semana Santa has built a reputation as being one of the best the country has to offer. The celebrations last all week and lead up to Easter Sunday. Sem [...]

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The National Spanish Cheese Festival in early May

  • From Saturday, 28th April 2018
  • To Tuesday, 01st May 2018

'Bienvenido' to The National Spanish Cheese Festival in Trujillo

This year, "La Feria del Queso", as it's known locally, is in its 30th year and the festival will take place in Trujillo fro [...]

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