What's on in January 2014 in Spain? Find out below!
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January Events in Spain in 2014:
December 27 - January 4, 2014
Event: Festival Infancia
What? Children's festival at the international exhibition center (FIRA). Music, animals, technology and more for the little ones.
January-March, 2014 (TBC)
Event: De Cajon Flamenco Festival
What? Barcelona's biggest flamenco festival. See more Flamenco Festivals in Spain
Event Festival de Musica de Canarias
Where? Gran Canaria and Tenerife.
What? Classical music festival
January 1-2, 2014
Event: La Toma de Granada
What? A small celebration of when Ferdinand and Isabella marched into the city of Granada and the Moorish rulers surrendered.
January 5 -6 2014
Event: Three Kings Day in Spain
Where? Throughout Spain but the biggest processions are in the bigger cities.
What? In Spain it is the Three Kings who bring the children their presents. The kings visit the children in their homes at night, but first they partake in a public procession where they throw candy to children in the streets.
Though the official day is January 6, the gift-giving procession (Cabalgata de Reyes) takes place the night before. The sixth is a national holiday. Expect a lot of shops to be closed. Read more about Public Holidays in Spain.
January - March, 2014 (TBC)
Event Tradionarius Festival.
What? Traditional music festival in Barcelona. Check out the link for concert dates.
January 9 - 12, 2014
Event 'Pinguinos' Winter Motorcycle Rally
What? Amateur motorbike rally, just outside the city of Valladolid. Believe it or not, this is the official website. You can see pictures from a past event here.
January 13-20, 2014 (TBC)
Event 'No Pants' Day on the Metro
What? The New York subway hipster celebration of wearing no pants (that's American 'pants'; don't worry, Brits, they just mean their trousers) on the New York subway has come to Barcelona. In 2013 it came to Barcelona for the first time - who knows if it will return in 2014? Check out the video here: 'No Pants' Day on the Metro, Barcelona.
January 17, 2014
Event: Fiesta de Antón or Antonio Abad
Where? All over Spain
What? Different cities celebrate in different ways. Click on the above link for more information.
In Ibiza, the event is known as St Antony’s Day. It is celebrated in San Antony (San Antonio), Sa Pobla in Mallorca and Cuitadella in Menorca. Expect costumes, fireworks and processions.
January 19 (date TBC), 2014
Event: Rifa del Marrano de San Anton
Where? La Alberca, near Salamanca
What? The end of a pig's bizarre 'freedom of the village'. Read more in the link above.
January 19-20, 2014
Event: San Sebastian festival.
Where? Mallorca and San Sebastian
What? Bonfires and dancing for the St Sebastian festival in Palma de Mallorca (actually, festivities in Palma start earlier in the month, but the climax is around these dates).
In the city of San Sebastian itself, in the Basque Country, you'll see the famous Tamborrada drumming.
January 24 - February 9, 2014
What? Special meal deals in restaurants, exhibitions on gastronomy in culture and more.
January 26 - February 6, 2014
Event Gibraltar Chess Congress
Where? Gibraltar (UK)
What? Pop across the border for this chess tournament and masterclass series.
January 24, 2014
Event San Valero Festival
What? Concerts and street partying. Includes a giant 'roscon' cake in Plaza del Pilar. A small, local celebration.
January 30, 2014
Event: San Lesmes
What? Religious procession. See a video from the San Lesmes festival in Burgos
See also February Events in Spain