August 24 - September 15, 2013
Event Vuelta a Espana
Where? Events take place largely in the north of Spain (Galicia, Navarra, Basque Country and Catalonia) and around Madrid.
What? Spain's version of the Tour de France.
September 1-8, 2013
Event Fiestas de la Vendimia
Where? Valdepeñas (Ciudad Real)
What? Grape-stomping festival, with the 8th being the most important date of the event
September 6, 2013
Where? in Baza and Guadix, Granada
What? A bizarre festival involving throwing paint and water at each other.
September 8, 2013 (First Sunday after September 8)
Event Romería de Nuestra Señora de la Barca
Where? Muxía (La Coruña)
What? Religious pilgrimage.
September 10, 2013 (Tuesday of the second week of September)..
Event Toro de la Vega
Where? Tordesillas (Valladolid)
What? A particularly nasty festival in which a bull is sacrificed in the streets of Tordesillas. The festival predates bullfighting as we know it today by a number of years.
September 11, 2013
Event Diada de Catalunya Throughout Catalonia
Where? Barcelona and throughout Catalonia
What? Catalonia's national day comemorates their defeat to Castillian forces in the 18th century. Expect partying and nationalist propaganda in equal measure.
September 12, 2013
Event Fashion's Night Out
What? The chic shops of the Barrio de Salamanca and calle Fuencarral open their doors for longer and offer discounts.
Second Sunday of September, 2013
September 14-23, 2013
Event Festa de Santa Tecla
Where? Tarragona, Catalonia
What? Castellets (human castle building) and other local festivities. The 22nd and 23rd are the biggest days.
September 15, 2013
Event Fiesta de la Vendimia
Where? Ainzón, Zaragoza
What? The Campo de Borja wine region has its grape harvest festival, with plenty of grape stomping, starting around midday.
September 19, 2013
Event Día de América
Where? Asturias, Oviedo (Asturias)
What? Celebration of the emmigrants who left Oviedo for the New World.
September 19-22, 2013
What? The shops of the Barrio de las Letras (also known as Huertas) district spill out onto the streets with open-air stalls and art installations.
September 19-23, 2013 (TBC)
Event Real Feria y Fiesta de la Vendimia
Where? La Palma del Condado, Huelva, Andalusia.
What? One of the oldest grape harvest festivals in Spain.
September 20-24, 2013
Event Festa de la Mercè
What? Local festival, one of the biggest fiestas of the year in Barcelona.
September 29, 2013 (Last Sunday of September)
Event Día de Campóo
Where? Reinosa (Cantabria)
What? Local festivities, known as the Fiestas de San Mateo.
September 2014 Events