Festivals in Alcóntar: Cabalgata Reyes Magos, Carnavales, Semana Santa, Fiesta de la Amarguilla, Fiesta en Honor a San Antonio de Pádua, Fiestas Patronales en Honor a la Virgen del Rosario, Romeria de los Checas and more.
Alcóntar is the source of the Almanzora River and its surrounding geographical features make for one of the most naturally beautiful landscapes in the area. The main economic activities of the town are the production of almonds and cold meats and the dry curing of ham. The town also benefits from a natural water spring of great quality. It has about around inhabitants.