It is that time of the year again: Las Fallas 2019! This is the biggest and best street festival of the year in Valencia. Are you going to be there? Las Fallas starts at the beginning of March and has a lot of activities you cannot miss. To make sure you know where and when the highlights will be, we present you the Las Fallas Program 2019!
The complete Las Fallas Program 2019
The Fallera Mayor has been chosen, the Valencians are mentally ready, and the preparations are in full swing. You feel the vibe in the city and you will hear people talking about it everywhere. In less than two weeks the official Las Fallas program 2019 will start. The best way to start this festival is of course with the ‘Mascletà’.
You will find the event map with the locations of all important activities and the most beautiful Fallas at the end of this page.
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La Mascletà at Plaza Ayuntamiento
‘La Mascletà’ is probably the most well-known tradition of Las Fallas in Valencia. This amazing firework show kicks-off on March 1st at Plaza Ayuntamiento at 2pm. An approximately 10 minutes during firework show that consists of very, very loud bangs. Seriously, the sounds that come from this square cannot be expressed in words. This is something you should experience yourself and fortunately, there are a lot of possibilities to do this! Every day there is a Mascletà at Plaza Ayuntamiento at 2pm. Make sure you go to the square at least 30 minutes prior to the kick-off in order to be able to see the show properly – it’s going to be crowded!
Friday 1st of March – Tuesday 19th of March
02:00 pm – ‘La Mascletà’ at Plaza Ayuntamiento
The complete program of festivities during Las Fallas Valencia
Besides the impressive Mascletà there are a lot of other things to do. The most important part of Las Fallas starts in the second week. We have made a list of all the important festivities of the Las Fallas program 2019. Read it below and enjoy!
Friday 8th of March
08:00 pm – Inauguration of the light show in Avenida de la Malvarrosa
08:00 pm – Inauguration of the light show in Calle Cuba
Saturday 9th of March
12:00 am – ‘La Mascletà Nocturna’ at Plaza Ayuntamiento
Besides the Mascletà at 2pm, this day there is an additional night show! Although you will be able to see the colors, the bangs are still most important!
Thursday 14th of March
05:00 pm – The closing ceremony of the children’s ninot exhibition in the science museum (Ciutat de les arts i les ciències).
05:30 pm – The unveiling of the so-called ‘ninot infantil’.
The winning ninot will get a place in the Fallas museum. The other ninots will be burned at the end of Las Fallas 2019.
Friday 15th of March
09:00 am – ‘La Plantà’ of the youth Fallas
All small Fallas will be placed in the city.
05:00 pm – Closing ceremony of the Ninot exhibition in the science museum (Ciutat de les arts i les ciències).
05:30 pm – The revelation of the winning Ninot
The winning Ninot will get a place in the Fallas museum after this year’s event. All the others will be traditionally burned during ‘La Crema’ at the end of Las Fallas program 2019.
12:00 am – ‘L’albà’: Firework show at Plaza Ayuntamiento
It’s only a matter of hours before the big Fallas will be revealed. This means that the epicenter of Las Fallas is about the start. To celebrate this, an amazing firework show will be held at Plaza Ayuntamiento. This time it will be not only loud but also beautiful!
Saturday 16th of March
08:00 am – ‘La Plantà’ of all Fallas
Las Fallas 2019 has officially started! All beautiful Fallas are placed in the city. Get your comfortable shoes and stroll through the city to see them all!
04:30 pm – Award ceremony for the children’s Fallas at Plaza Ayuntamiento
On the stage in front of the town hall (Plaza del Ayuntamiento) will be held a ceremony to celebrate the winning Ninots.
12:00 am – Castillo de Fuegos at Paseo de la Alameda
If you think yesterday’s firework show was beautiful, be prepared for this one! One of the biggest and most beautiful firework shows of Las Fallas. At Paseo de la Alameda you can see this show. Make sure you arrive on time, it will be crowded but definitely worth the wait!
Sunday 17th of March
09:00 am – Award ceremony Ninots and Light show at Plaza Ayuntamiento
There will be an award ceremony and a ceremony for the Fallas and the illuminated streets. This will take place in front of the town hall (Plaza del Ayuntamiento). The best light show and the best Ninots will get an award.
03:30 pm – ‘La Ofrenda’ at Plaza de Virgen
This is a must-see. This is first day of the floral offering. Every Fallas group will bring a floral offering to the Virgen at the end of a long and emotional procession. This might be the most impressive and emotional moment of Las Fallas 2019. (from 15:30 to 22:00)
01:00 am – ‘Castillo de Fuegos’ at Paseo de la Alameda
Another beautiful firework show at Paseo de la Alameda.
Monday 18th of March
03:30 pm – ‘La Ofrenda’ day two at Plaza de Virgen
The second day of the floral offering. Go and see the Virgen, it’s beautiful! (from 15:30 to at least 22:00)
01:30 am – ‘NIT DEL FOC’ at Paseo de la Alameda
The biggest and most important firework show of Las Fallas 2019. This might be the most extensive and beautiful firework show you will ever see!
Tuesday 19th of March – the last day of Las Fallas program 2019
11:00 am – Floral offering at ‘Pont de Sant Josep’
The Fallera mayor and the Fallera mayor infantil will bring a floral offer to ‘la imagen del Patriarca’. The ‘corte d’honor’, the ladies-in-waiting, will accompany them.
Immediately after there will be another Mascletà near Pont de Sant Josep.
19:00 pm – Cabalgata de Fuego at Calle Colon
From Calle de Ruzafa towards Plaza de la Porta la Mar will be held an impressive cavalcade of fire. The last big event before ‘La Crema’.
‘La Crema’ Fallas 2019
La Crema Fallas 2019 is the big ceremonial burning of all Fallas, except the winning ones. The city will be literally set on fire to end Las Fallas 2019. This ceremonial burning is, again, an impressive and emotional happening. With the use of fireworks, the dolls will be set on fire.
Tuesday 19th of March
10:00 pm – ‘Crema’ of the children’s Fallas
10:30 pm – ‘Crema’ of the winning children’s Falla
The award-winning children’s Falla, or Ninot, will be set on fire separately. The Ninot (the top of the Falla) will be removed before and brought to the Fallas museum.
11:00 pm – ‘Crema’ of the children’s Falla at Plaza del Ayuntamiento
The children’s Falla at Plaza Ayuntamiento is the last children’s Falla to be set on fire.
12:00 am – ‘Cremà’ of all fallas in Valencia.
The award winning Falla, or Ninot, will be set on fire separately. The Ninot (the top of the Falla) will be removed before and brought to the Fallas museum
00:30 am – ‘Cremà’ of the winning Falla
“Cremà” of the Falla who won the first prize in the special section.
01:00 am – ‘Cremà’ of the Falla at Plaza del Ayuntamiento
The end of the Las Fallas program 2019. The Falla at Plaza Ayuntamiento will be set on fire with an introducing firework show.
Las Fallas 2019 Events map
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