FESTIVALS IN VILLAJOYOSA
January Festivity of San Antonio Abad
In mid-January, in the Hermitage of San Antonio, this day is celebrated in honour of the patron saint of animals.Villajoyosa is filled with colour and noise with fireworks and church bells. Several activities are also carried out, among which the blessing of the animals stands out.
It is one of the most important celebrations of the whole year, which is eagerly awaited by the whole town. An image of Christ is walked through the streets of the municipality, accompanied by the music of the bands, until you reach the mouth of the river.
May Tears of Santa Marta
It is a celebration, also of religious character, where the image of the virgin is commemorated. It begins on the 1st of the month and lasts until the 8th, without forgetting that this last day is celebrated the great offering of flowers where a procession is prepared in honour of its patron saint.