Las Fallas in Valencia is one of the activities of leisure that are carried out each year with a large number of followers and is that, for something, they have been declared a World Heritage Site. The Fallas are a group of activities and events that you should not miss the chance to meet. They are usually done during the first weeks of March, but exact dates depend on each year. What never changes is the events that take place. The most interesting and not to be missed are the following:
This is the act with which the Fallas festivities open. This event is included in the wake and will last all day. The falleros will go through the streets of the city warning of the beginning of the party. Something of the most fun and that, surely, will not let you sleep as much as you would like.
La Plantá marks the beginning of the Fallera week. The artists have been working all year in the Fallas making real monuments that you can now see. They will be exposed throughout the day and, indeed, they are authentic works of art.
La Cremà is the last act of the fallera week and ends with the burning of the Fallas. It starts with child faults and then burns all the big ones. This same night awards are given to the best Fallas.
La Ofrenda de Flores
It is an offering made to the Virgin of flowers. Many people pelegrinan through the streets until arriving at the square where the Virgin is installed. The flowers are deposited in front of her on the ground It is an event of the most emotional.
Verbenas de Fallas
It is the most festive part of the Fallas. Mobile discos and orchestras are installed, as well as a variety of events that will give us the fun we seek until the body holds us back.
All the streets of the city are illuminated for the Fallas and it is a complement that goes together; We will never see the Fallas without this illumination in the streets. In fact, it is spectacular the effect of light that the streets have in these dates.
Programa de Mascletaes
It is the program of all the Mascletas that are made these days.
Cabalgata del Ninot
This is the moment in which the different fall commissions take their Ninot, the most important failure to expose them. They are parades in which the most important faults are shown and moved.
Exposición del Ninot
The Ninot Exhibition includes the days when the most important failures of each of the commissions can be seen for all. They are exhibited so that the tourists and the inhabitants themselves have the opportunity to see these works of art in full.
Cabalgata del Foc
The Cavalcade of the Foc represents the exaltation of the fire, because in the same night is when it takes place the Crema of the Fallas.
Castillos de fuegos artificiales y Gran Nit del Foc
A show full of lights, fire and more. It is a night when fireworks fill the sky with precious shapes.
Do not miss any of these events, because the experience is one of the best and, although they are events that are repeated every year, the originality does not leave them at any time.