It's declared as International Tourist Festival. It's held in honor of Virgen del Mar, Almeria's patron saint. The Ride of flowers, with floral tributes in honor of the Virgin, where adults and children enjoy the floats. The party at midday fills the streets of the city and you can enjoy the city tapas and music. Flamenco, with the celebration of an international standing festival. And bulls, with its bullring, which has 125 years of history, where have passed the great bullfighters and best farms. And, of course, the fairground with stands and attractions. Concerts and other activities scheduled each year for children and majors alike. The city is arrayed in holiday activities for a week, in the second half of August, where everyone can enjoy and have fun.
HOLY WEEK (EASTER).
Over twenty brotherhoods procession through the streets and squares of Almeria. The great wealth of carvings, embroidery and jewelry, has helped it to be declared a National
Tourist Interest. Thousands of men and women participate in this ceremony dressed in the Nazarene habit or as acolytes, bearers, mantillas, promises, or simply as spectators.
The revival of Holy Week in Almeria from the 70s to the present has become this great religious celebration one of the most important in Andalusia.
NIGHT OF SAN JUAN
Every year, the night of 23 to 24 June, the city's beaches are filled with groups of families and friends, bonfires and festivals to celebrate the shortest night of the year, waiting for midnight to wash or bathe under the light of fireworks.