EVENTS OF TOURIST INTEREST 2019

 

CARNIVAL      

From the 4th to the 10th of March

The event is very popular in nature with remarkable activities such as musical performances and the animated parade along the streets of the city.

 

HOLY WEEK

From the 13th to the 21st of April.  

The outstanding baroque imagery and the charm of the places where the processions parade, provide the Sanlúcar Holy Week with a great singularity. It is a festival declared to be of National Tourist Interest in Andalucía.

THE 7th COURTYARDS COMPETITION

From the 3th to the 5th of May

The structural and cultural Andalusian traditions have left a stamp in Sanlúcar that is obvious in this courtyard competition. The celebration is an opportunity to discover part of the hidden beauty of Sanlúcar.

 

MANZANILLA FAIR

From the 28th of May to the 2nd of June.

The Manzanilla, the worldwide known sherry wine in Sanlúcar, is the host and soul of these beloved celebrations. The location at the mouth of the Guadalquivir River makes this fair unique in the world.

 

THE TRADICIONAL GUADALQUIVIR RIVER CROSSING

Day 5th June.

All the Virgin of Rocío Brothethoods in the province of Cadiz cross the mouth of the river Guadalquivir from Bajo de Guía Beach to Doñana on their way to El Rocío, creating a noteworthly visual experience.

 

MANZANILLA DAYS

June

The Manzanilla Day is celebrated during several days. Different activities related to Manzanilla wine are organized to make every wine lover know all the aspects related to this only and exclusively elaborated in Sanlúcar sherry.

 

INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL ‘First Journey Round the World’

July and August

The authenticity of the musical culture in Sanlúcar is reflected in this meeting between excellent performances of classical music, jazz and flamenco and their fans in commemoration of the first circumnavigation of the Earth.

 

HORSE RACES ON THE BEACH

Days 9th, 10th, 11th – 25th, 26th and 27th of August

Unique event due to its lively atmosphere and the amazing surroundings of the mouth of the Guadalquivir River, under the splendid sunsets. It is declared to be of International Tourist Interest.

 

FESTIVITY IN HONOR OF OUR PATRONESS

From the 12th and 15th of August

The procession of the Virgin of Charity, Patroness of Sanlúcar, stands out in the main stages of its itinerary on colorful salt carpets.

 

EXALTATION OF THE GUADALQUIVIR RIVER

From the 25th to the 28th of August.

Festival that reminds the qualities of the river with the celebration of recreational and literary events. It is declared to be a festivity of National Tourist Interest.

 

CELEBRATIONS COMMEMORATING THE V CENTENARY OF THE FIRST CIRCUMNAVIGATION OF THE EARTH

September

The departure and arrival in Sanlúcar of the expedition that realized for the first time the feat of circumnavigating the globe is remembered through different events.

 

WORLD TOURISM DAY

September.

Sanlúcar commemorates the celebration of this international event offering the most unusual tourist attractions to visitors.

 

10th EDITION ‘Doñana Challenge’

Day 21st of September

Triathlon that takes place on the beautiful coast of Sanlúcar and Doñana. Each year it attracts a greater number of participants and spectators.

 

EQUESTRIAN WEEK

From the 6th to the 8th of December.

Celebration of different equestrian events that have their greatest exponent in the horse racings celebrated during a day along the beach of Sanlúcar.