Summer celebrations: time to dance, sing and enjoy.

By | 6 July, 2017 | 0 comments

FIESTAS VERANO

Summer means high temperatures, sun, ice cream, heat and, most of all, popular celebrations. Nice weather brings us the local festivities. People goes out to the street with the aim of dancing, drinking, eating delicious food, enjoy with family and friends… this is, people go out in order to have fun. It’s summer!

This celebrations take place in all Spain, specially in small towns. However, Madrid’s neighborhoods also enjoy its own celebrations. Do you want to know when will these celebrations take place? Take a look to the information below, you won’t miss anything!

–       Madrid City Centre:

o   San Cayetano, between 2nd and 5th August.

o   San Lorenzo, between 9th and 12th August.

o   La Virgen de la Paloma, between 11th and 15th August.

–       Chamberí neighborhood:

o   Fiestas del Carmen, between 7th and 16th July

–       Chamartín neighborhood:

o   San Miguel, 29th September

–       Latina neighborhood:

o   Lucero, between 21st and 24th September

–       Salamanca neighborhood:

o   Salamanca District, between 6th and 12th October.

–       Moncloa  – Aravaca neighborhood:

o   Aravaca, between 7th and 10th September

We have just highlighted the most castizas (typical of Madrid) areas (note that Madrid has lots of neighborhoods!) but we can’t miss the celebration of the villages in Madrid surroundings.

You can visit, in the north, San Sebastián de los Reyes, where traditional running of the bulls take place the last week of August. Also, Torrelodones, like Chamberí, celebrates Virgen del Carmen; Villanueva de la Cañada is devoted to Apóstol Santiago during the week previous to the 25tu July and in El Escorial you will find a secular and fun celebration (please note that most of summer celebrations are related to religion) in which married, widow and single people have fun (this celebration takes place during the last week of July). Also, we will share with you further information of August celebrations.

 

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