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Vejer's fiestas and events

As we think you’d agree, Vejer de la Frontera is stunning. Its history and culture are rich, its beaches wide and unspoilt, its dining experiences unmatched, and its activities full of adrenalin-pumping fun or blissful relaxation.

But that’s not all...

Stay in a Vejer Casa's holiday home anytime of the year, and experience our fiestas, art exhibitions, music, theatre, dance recitals, gastronomy fairs, sports, carnivals, and events.

Don't Miss. Picasso on Paper Exhibition at the Vejer Museum

Open until September 30, 2023

Fiestas and Events Calendar

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Jerez Grape Harvest Festival

September 2—17, 2023

A celebration of Jerez' culture: wine, sherry, horses and flamenco. Expect dancing, music and parades.

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Spanish Jumping Championship

October 3—8, 2023

See the very best amateurs and professionals copeting for Spain's most prestigious prize.

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Vejer Carnival

February 24—March 5, 2024

A magical time in Vejer. Costumes, music and song, parades, horse shows. food, drink, and kid's events.

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Vejer's Feria de Primavera

April 2024

This annual fiesta welcomes spring. Food, music, dance, horseback displays, and kid’s events.

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Virgen de la Oliva Procession 

May 2024

Following the Easter celebrations, the Virgin is carried down the hill to the Sanctuary of La Oliva.

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Candela de San Juan

June 2024

This Vejer festival sees the burning of straw dolls or ‘Juanitos y Juanitas’ and parties till dawn.

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Cabo De Plata Music Festival

July 2024

Barbate's annual music festival features a fusion of rock, flamenco pop, reggae, and hip hop.

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Subida Automovilística 

October, 2023

The uphill rally up the curving roads to Vejer requires nerves of steel. It’s far safer for ‘La Subida’s spectators.

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Sunshine Tour October

October 12—29, 2023

With the weather at its absolute finest, it's little wonder that The Sunshine Tour returns to Vejer.

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Cadiz Carnival

February 8—16, 2024

One of the largest carnivals in Spain. Expect music-filled streets, humour, food, and amazing  costumes.

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Spanish Motorcycle Grand Prix

April 2024

Start your engines! Jerez hosts the Spanish and Andalusian Grand Prix on consecutive weekends.

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Semana de los Patios

May 2024

Vejeriegos vie for the prize of most beautiful courtyard each year and you get the chance to visit them all.

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Jazz Vejer Festival

June 2024

Vejer moves to the beat of jazz, with music ringing out from battlements, restaurants, and rooftops.

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Vejer Flamenco Festival

August 2024

A packed program featuring music and dance, playing in bars and restaurants, on rooftops and on Segur's battlements.

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Day of the Lomo en Manteca

October, 2023

Join in this food festival against the walls of Segur, celebrating a much-loved, local pork speciality.  

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Vejer's Belén Viviente

December, 2023

Get ready for Christmas as 200 extras enact this living nativity through the streets of Vejer.

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Semana Santa (Easter)

April 2024

Bands follow the Pasos, (religious sculptures) held by 50 plus people through Vejer’s winding streets.

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Jerez Horse Festival

May 4—24, 2024

This famous fiesta celebrates all things equine by day, and, being Jerez, sherry and flamenco by night.

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Noche de Velas

June, 2024

Vejer turns off its lights and lights its plazas, streets and balconies with candles. An enchanting night.

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Flamenco on the Balconies

Every Thursday in July, 2024

Find a cafe, sit back, look up, and enjoy free flamenco performed on Vejer's balconies.

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Vejer Moving Festival

August 18, 2023

Come join in this celebration of music and dance.

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