La Carlota - Festivals

King Carlos III, Don Pablo de Olávide and the count of Campomares
King Carlos III, Don Pablo de Olávide and the count of Campomares

FESTIVALS

Cabalgata Reyes Magos
Three Kings
 procession celebrated on the evening of 5 January.

La Candelaria
Celebrated the 1 February, involves traditional dance, candle light and rosquilla pastries, especially for the children.

Carnaval
Celebrated in February.

Día de Andalucía
Celebrated the 28 February.

Semana Santa
Holy Week. On Easter Sunday, the children of La Carlota hang a little basket around their necks, with a single brightly coloured hardboiled egg in it.

Feria del Libro
Celebrated the 24 April.

Romería de San Isidro
Celebrated the 15 May.

Feria de San Pedro
Celebrated the 29 June.

Feria y Fiestas de la Paz
Celebrated the 1 July.

Día de la Colonización
Celebrated the 5 July to commemorate the historic arrival of central Europeans. The town celebrates with a culture week, an eighteenth century-style market and a flamenco contest.

Verbena del Emigrante
Celebrated the 28 August.

Fiestas del Santísimo Cristo de la Misercordia
Celebrated the 14-17 September.

Fiesta de la Virgen del Rosario
Celebrated the 7 October.

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