Town festivals of el vendrell
El Vendrell Festival (Festa Major)
Held over four days, from 25 to 28 July. Sant Jaume is on the eve of the big celebration. July 26, the festivity of Santa Anna, patron saint of the town, is the most important day of the Festa Major.
Pa Beneit, Festes dels Barris (Neighborhood Festivals)
July begins solemnly with the festivities of the Pa Beneit (Blessed Bread), one of the most original and characteristic traditions of the town. It is a celebration of medieval origin related to the time of the harvest. Nowadays, it is celebrated during the first week of July, and couples, dressed in costumes specific to the occasion, bless a “coca” bread adorned with carnations. The festival lasts a week and every day there is a walk through the streets of a different neighbourhood.
It is held on the last Sunday in May. It is a festival full of colour and originality with a multitude of bicycles adorned and decorated for the occasion.
Festival of Sant Vicenç de Calders. It is held during the first week of August. The Summer Festival of Sant Vicenç program includes all kinds of playful acts in the street: dances, habanera music, sardinada, shows, etc.
Festa Major de Sant Salvador. August 6th. There is street dancing, a parade and fireworks.
Coma-ruga “Festa Major” Festival. August 15th. There are fireworks, dances, children’s shows, etc.
Festa Major del Francàs Festival. Takes place throughout August. There are a number of events that you can check out in the calendar.
Festival of Sant Ramon Nonat. August 31st. Patró de l’AV of Coma-ruga.
Railway Association Festival. First weekend in August.
To celebrate the start of the gastronomic season, a big town festival is organized with competitions and tastings in which thousands of people take part.
Santa Teresa Fair
It initially took place on October 15, but nowadays it is made to coincide with the nearest weekend in order to make it easier for everyone to visit. It is a multisectoral fair.