Even some of the festivals that originated as a religious event have descended into large amounts of drinking eating and dancing in the streets. But it's important to know which ones - turn up at 3pm in Toledo during Semana Santa with a large Spanish gin and tonic in your hands and you'll be frowned at.
Over the next few pages you'll find my favorite parties in Spain. They're great for a stag do or hen party, lads' weekend away or a birthday party. Jump to the Spain party of your choice below or click 'Next' further down the page.
Best Parties in Spain
- Las Fallas
- Running of the Bulls
- Tomatina Tomato Fight
- Batalla del Vino (Wine Fight)
- Summer in Ibiza
- Carnival in Spain
- Primavera Sound Music Festival in Barcelona
If you're traveling alone, there are tours available for many of these parties, to give you some ready-made friends for the event: Spain Party Tours