Mojacar Carnival 2017 is almost here, and so here is the program of events for anyone living in, or visiting, the area on those dates.
Thursday February 23
10am: Children’s Carnival Parade by the Bartolomé Flores School pupils. Departing from the School, to the Plaza del Frontón
Friday February 24
6pm until 10pm: Children’s Carnival. Venue: Centro de Usos Múltiples
- Mobile Disco
- Fun Character Drawing
11pm: Chirigota Show. Free Entrance. Venue: Centro de Usos Múltiples
Saturday February 25
10pm: Musical Performance by Serenade. Venue: Centro de Usos Múltiples
10:30pm: Arrival of the Carnival 2017. Comparsa Musical Groups Carnival Competition
2am: Presentation of Prizes
Sunday February 26
Grand Carnival Procession. Procession of local and regional groups, floats, accompanied by our friends from the “Patrulla Perruna”
5pm: Starts from the Rio Aguas roundabout towards the Parque Comercial. All children who ride on the floats must be dressed in costume. Note: All groups need to be ready at the starting point at 4pm in order to be placed in the correct running order.
Wednesday March 1
6pm: Holy Mass and Imposition of the Ashes. Mojácar Parish Church
7:30pm: Battle of Don Carnal & Doña Cuaresma. Venue: Centro de Usos Múltiples
8pm: Burial of the Sardine. Street Parade accompanied by the municipal band. Departing from and returning to the Centro de Usos Múltiples. To finish…… Churros y Chocolate!