El Medano Big Week of FiestaThu Sep 15th 2016 to Sat Sep 24th 2016
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The picturesque surfing village of el Medano will once agian be hosting its 'Big Week' of celebrations and festivities including a procession, live concerts and town dance.
On Friday there will be a handcraft fair and farmers market in the Plaza Magallanes during the day which at nightime from 9pm will also be the scene of some live music from local bands.
On Saturday everybody is invited to attend a special mass which will be followed by a procession, fireworks and the big town dance starting at 11pm.
Sunday is the 11th Romería Barquera when offerings to the patron saint are made at Playa Chica before the statue boards a boat to be sailed around the harbour.
It does not end there though and the festivities continue until the following saturady which is The Día de Nuestra Señora de las Mercedes de Roja. There will be another mass at 7.30pm which of course is proceeded by dancing in the square.