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Midsummer’s Eve at Alcossebre Sea Experience

The night of San Juan is one of the most important festivities of the summer and at Alcossebre Sea Experience we want you to experience it in an unforgettable way. Enjoy a magical night at sea, surrounded by friends and family in a unique experience.

At Alcossebre Sea Experience, we offer you the opportunity to experience the night of San Juan in the Mediterranean Sea. On board our boats, you can enjoy the shortest night of the year while watching the bonfires lit on the beaches of Alcossebre.

The night of Sant Joann is a magical night full of tradition, and at Alcossebre Sea Experience we want you to experience it in a special way. That’s why we invite you to book at our aparthotel during these dates.

The Alcalà – Alcossebre town council offers, as every year, a series of activities related to this festivity. These include the parade of xaranga and stilt walkers from the town centre to the beach of Las Fuentes and the fireworks display at midnight on the 23rd.

Don’t miss the opportunity to experience the night of Sant Joan in a special way at Alcossebre Sea Experience.

*Once the city council publishes the poster with the events we will share it in this post.

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Typical bonfire on the night of San Juan, Alcossebre

Discover the traditions and festivals of Alcossebre

Cultural Experience

If you are looking for a holiday full of culture and tradition, Alcossebre is the perfect destination. There are numerous traditions and festivals in Alcossebre throughout the year that will transport you to the true essence of the Valencian Community.

From Alcossebre Sea Experience, we invite you to discover the most important fiestas and traditions of Alcossebre and to experience them first hand.

January: Foguera de Sant Antoni in Alcossebre

During this festivity, bonfires are lit in the town centre, specifically in front of the Alcossebre medical centre. In addition, popular paellas are enjoyed with musical performances to liven up the atmosphere.

February: Carnival

Carnival is considered, for the youngest, as one of the biggest festivities in Alcossebre. It is a very lively and colourful festival of the year.

The Alcossebre Carnival is dominated by parades: on Friday morning there is a school parade; and at night there is “La Noche del Pijama” with a small parade and a big party in the Espai d’Oci de Alcossebre with the performance of a musical group followed by DJs. The main event takes place on Saturday, during the afternoon there is a children’s parade with churros and free chocolate for everyone and, at night, the Gran Desfile de Colles is celebrated with handmade costumes and ends with a big party in the Espai d’Oci with the performance of an orchestra. Don’t miss the opportunity to live an authentic Carnival party in Alcossebre!

April: Easter

During Easter, Alcossebre fills up with tourists from all over Spain to enjoy a few days of sun and beach. It is common to eat Easter cake on the town’s beaches or in a cove in the Serra d’Irta after hiking. Discover the map of coves in the Serra d’Irta here.

On the other hand, if during your holidays you would like to attend religious and cultural events, we suggest you go to the neighbouring town of Acalà de Xivert where you can find processions, masses and dramatised acts of the Passion.

May: San Isidro and the Festa de la Mare de Déu dels Desamparats in Alcalà

In May, the festival of San Isidro, patron saint of farmers and farm workers, is celebrated. In Alcalà de Xivert, this festivity is celebrated with processions and a blessing of the fields. In addition, the Festa de la Mare de Déu dels Desamparats is celebrated, a religious festival in which homage is paid to the Virgin Mary.

June: Festivity of Sant Benet and Saint John’s Eve

In June, the festivity of Sant Benet, patron saint of the hermitage of Santa Lucia, is celebrated. This festivity is celebrated with a series of cultural and religious activities at the hermitage where homage is paid to the patron saint.

In addition, on 23 June, the Noche de San Juan is celebrated, a festival in which bonfires are lit, parades with music are held and fireworks are set off at midnight. For more information about this activity we suggest you read this blog entry.

July: Feast of Sant Antoni in Capicorb

In the month of July, the festival of Sant Antoni is celebrated in Capicorb, a small hamlet located in the Sierra de Irta. During this festivity, different cultural and religious activities are held in honour of the patron saint.

August: Patron saint festivities in honour of the patron saint in Alcalá de Xivert

In August, the Fiestas Patronales in honour of San Juan Bautista are held in Alcalà de Xivert. During these festivities, the town is filled with music, dances, firework displays, activities for children and adults, competitions and much more.

September: Patron saint’s festivities and Harley and Custom meeting.

In September, the Harley and Custom Meeting takes place in Alcossebre. This event brings together hundreds of motorcyclists from all over the world to enjoy shows, competitions, live music and other activities related to the world of motorbikes.

Also in September, the Fiestas Patronales de Alcossebre are held where bullfighting events are held in a square in the middle of the seafront promenade of Alcossebre. Here you can find different marquees where it is possible to have drinks and food. During all the afternoons and evenings of the week-long festival there are concerts by musical groups and DJs. For more information we suggest you to download the Fiestas Programme (valid for download mid August).

October: Penjar Tomato Fair

In October, the Penjar Tomato Fair takes place in Alcalà de Xivert. During this fair, this type of tomato, native to the Baix Maestrat region, is promoted and sold. There are also tastings, competitions, workshops and other activities related to gastronomy.

Also in October, the Fiestas de Santa Teresa are held in Alcalà de Xivert, in honour of the patron saint of the town. During these festivities, there are processions, activities for children and adults, and live music.

December: Feast of Saint Lucia

Finally, in December, the Fiesta de Santa Lucia is celebrated in Alcossebre, with a wide variety of activities for all the family, including processions, concerts and much more.

In addition, there is also a Christmas Fair, where you can find all kinds of typical Christmas products.

In conclusion, Alcossebre’s traditions and festivals are an important part of its cultural heritage and a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the local culture during your holiday.

If you want more information about the festivities and traditions of Alcossebre we invite you to click here and discover the official agenda of Turismo Alcalà – Alcossebre with all the activities to do in Alcossebre during your holidays. Travelling with children in Alcossebre is now easier because

Don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy these unique festivities during your stay in Alcossebre and make sure you book your stay at our aparthotel for a complete and comfortable experience!

Alcossebre Yankee

Alcossebre Yankee was born in 2017 as a meeting point for lovers of classic American vehicles and Big Trucks. The event is held, as its name suggests, in Alcossebre. This small town on the Costa Azahar is charming due to its size, its people and mainly because it is an excellent place to relax and spend a vacation. If we put together the mentioned elements with trucks, historic cars and American motorcycles in the same equation; It results in an event not to be missed!

Fifth edition of Alcossebre Yankee 2022

The sixth edition of Alcossebre Yankee takes place from September 30 to October 2 in Alcossebre, a coastal town on the Costa Azahar! Over the years it has become one of the great American automotive events, it comes to Alcossebre for the fifth time with Yeye Bikers and promises as much or more than in previous years. Here is the program for the most anticipated automotive event of the fall:

Organization contact for registration: Direct. Justice

Tel. 607583010 E-Mail justigalas@live.com

Fifth edition of Alcossebre Yankee 2021

The fifth edition of Alcossebre Yankee returns on October 1, 2 and 3 on the Costa Azahar! One of the BIGGEST events related to the world of American motorsport comes to Alcossebre for the fifth time and promises as much or more than in previous years. Here is the program for the most anticipated automotive event of the fall:

Registration for the event will take place on Friday, October 1st from 6:00 p.m. From this moment the engines and the smell of fuel will not stop. This day brings together historic cars, muscle cars, American motorcycles and huge trucks which together provide an incredible visual spectacle wherever they go.

The Alcossebre Yankee event continues Saturday, October 2 with a show of extreme force at 11:00 a.m. We hope the event will make the attendees scream with hunger because at 2:00 p.m. the members of Custom Maestrat will perform a monumental paella for all attendees. That same day at 4:30 p.m. there will be a surprise tourist route along the Costa Azahar that we are sure will not leave anyone indifferent.

All good things come to an end at some point, on Sunday October 3 we will say goodbye to the event with a route to Alcalà de Xivert accompanied by a tasting of typical dishes made with local products. The route will last until 1:00 p.m., when we will return to Alcossebre to say goodbye.


Fourth edition of Alcossebre Yankee 2020

The fourth edition of the 2020 concentration was scheduled for April 2 to 5 For reasons beyond the control of the organization, it has been postponed for later.

One of the largest Events related to the world of American motorsports has been held in Alcossebre for four seasons.

In this historical cars, muscle cars, American motorcycles and the huge Trucks, American trucks come together.

The event offers guided tours of the town with excellent views, a very complete gastronomic offer as well as Rock and Roll concerts. The American Market gains strength year after year and in it you can buy everything imaginable.

Alcossebre Yankee 2020
2020 meeting poster

Third edition of Alcossebre Yankee 2019

Alcossebre Yankee 2019 poster
2019 event poster

The third edition of the meeting dedicated to classic American cars and large trucks was held from April 12 to 14, 2019. In this edition, a monumental paella, tasting of local products and live music was held. The following organizations were present:

Custom Maestrat Alcalá

Spanish American Trucks Association

Club Mustang Levante

Club Corvette Razing España

Club Friends of the Mustang

V8 Classic Trucks

Gas Monkey Roses

Yeye Bikers M. G.

Rancheros M.G.

Alcossebre Yankee Program 2019
2019 Edition Program

Second edition of Alcossebre Yankee 2018

Poster Concentration 2018
First edition of Alcossebre Yankee 2017

The 1st edition of the event was held on February 10, 11 and 12 in Alcossebre. With the participation of several American car clubs from all over Spain and it was a successful participation.

Below you can see the summary video of the first edition.

1ª Edición Alcossebre Yankee 2017 from Ajuntament Alcalà Alcossebre on Vimeo.

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