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Nerja Feria 2014

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Nerja Feria 2014 will take place as it has done in previous years in the Calle Carabeo/Los Huertos car park area and some of the neighbouring streets.

The Feria consists of a large fairground surrounded by casitas (marquees) where live performances of music and dancing take place. There are many stalls selling food and drinks and each night the party and the noise goes on until the small hours.
Nerja Feria
The Feria is officially in honour of the patron saint of the town the Virgen de las Angustias and San Miguel Arcángel. At the end of September the patron saint is carried in a procession from the sanctuary of their chapel to El Salvador church on the Balcon de Europa. On the main day of the Feria the statue is carried back to the church accompanied by San Miguel Arcángel.

As part of the feria events, the Kings and Queens of the feria are elected along with Mister and Miss Nerja who then parade around town on a series of feria floats.

Nerja Feria 2014 Programme Of Events

Thursday the 9th of October 2014.

The official opening ceremony for the Feria will be held outside the Ayuntamiento building (the Tourist Information Office) at 8.30pm, accompanied by the Municipal Band.

The lights will be switched on at 9.30pm followed by fireworks after which all the attractions will be opened.

At 11.30pm the election for the Queen and Knight of the Feria 2014 will take place in the Caseta Municipal (the large marquee), with music and dancing.

Friday 10th October 2014

1pm to 8pm – Day Feria in Calles Antonio Millón, Tutti Frutti with live music at 5pm.

8.30pm Procession with fireworks from the church on the Balcon de Europa.

Midnight – Live music in the Caseta Municipal – India Martinez (ticketed event).

Saturday 11th October 2014

1pm to 8pm Day Feria in Plaza Tutti Frutti and in calle Antonio Millón, with live music at 5pm.

Midnight – Live music in the Caseta Municipal – Ecos del Rocio (ticketed event).

Sunday 12th of October 2014

Midday – Iglesia de El Salvador mass in honour of Virgen del Pilar, patron saint of the Guardia Civil.

1pm to 8.00pm
Day Feria in Calles Antonio Millón and Tutti Frutti.

1pm – Parque Verano Azul:
Grand Parade of floats.
Route: Parque Verano Azul, c/ Antonio Ferrándis Chanquete, c/ Jaén, c/ Diputación, Plaza Cavana, c/ Carmen, Balcón de Europa, c/ Puerta del Mar, c/ Pintada, c/ Herrera Oria, c/ Ruperto Andúez, c/ Frigiliana, ending at Real de la Feria (feria ground).

Midnight – Live music in the Caseta Municipal – Loquillo (ticketed event).

Monday 13th of October 2014

Children’s Day – most rides at the Feria will be at reduced prices.

1pm to 8pm
Day Feria in Calles Antonio Millón and Tutti Frutti.

10pm Feria Closes

Feria Emergency Number – 670 004 909

The council have also put in place a special emergency number for incidents within the feria ground . The number (from 2pm to 7am) will be answered by local police on patrol at the feria who can immediately organise a response, including calling in other emergency services as appropriate.


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Whats On Tuesday 12th of August 2014

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