The capture of Granada by the Catholic Kings

January 2, commemoration of the capture of Granada by the Catholic Kings.

Feast of San Cecilio

First Sunday in February, feast of San Cecilio, the city’s patron saint.

Holy Week

Easter week, one of the most spectacular ones in Andalusia.

Crosses of May

May 3, day of the Cross, when courtyards, streets and balconies are profusely decorated with flowers.

Corpus Christi

May-June, Corpus Christi procession.

Sagrado Corazón de Jesús

Last Sunday in June, religious procession of Sagrado Corazón de Jesús.

Pilgrimage of San Miguel

September 29, pilgrimage of San Miguel in the Albayzin, to climb up the Aceituno hill.

Feast of Virgen de las Angustias.

Last Sunday in September, feast of Virgen de las Angustias.

Among the many cultural events that are celebrated in Granada, the International Festival of Music and Dance is particularly remarkable. The Festival was created in 1952 and it has become, since then, in one of the most important of its kind all over the world. The most famous artists of music and dance have participated in the Festival, that is celebrated during June and July.