The Moors and Christians 2024 Moraira

The Moors and Christians celebration in Moraira Credit: Teulada Moraira Turisme, Facebook

The spectacular festivity that has remained an integral local tradition for centuries, the Moors and Christians will be held in Moraira once again this June. 

Every year, local families and enchanted visitors attend the event reflecting on the Christian conquest of Moros (Arabs) in Spain.

This summer’s programme is still subject to change.

June 7 

The opening of the Andalusian Medieval Market at the Castle of Moraira, at 7.30pm. With stalls of crafts, cuisine, and entertainment, the town will go back to its medieval past,

June 8 

Fanfare Bataclan de Jalon on the streets of Moraia´s centre, with the friar meal preparation at 12pm.

June 10 and June 12

Open-air concert at the Castle of Moraira from 8pm.

June 13

A parade in costumes by local families starting in Poble Nou de Benitatxell at 7.30pm, followed by a flag presentation at the Castle at 8pm

June 14

Flower offering at the Castle at 7.15pm and a parade followed by the re-enactment of the Christian conquest through La Ampolla beach from 10.30pm

 June 15

Gunpowder shooting at Moraira Castle alongside a brass band march through the streets at 8pm. 

 June 16

The grand fire show at the Castle of Moraira from 8pm.

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Anna Akopyan

Originally from Moscow, with Russian and Armenian origins, Anna has lived in Costa Blanca for over ten years. She is passionate about singing, acting and traveling.