Santa Tecla - Fiesta Major de Sitges
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Santa Tecla is one of Sitges most important festivals after Fiesta Mayor, celebrating the Patron Saint of the Parish Church. The event takes place at the end of September , this year from September 15 to 26. For an amazing stay in Sitges we offer you the most elegant Luxury Apartments that we have so you can enjoy comfort, design and security that BE APARTMENT provides you.
This festival is a smaller version of the Fiesta Mayor of Sitges, held on August 26. It is a big event for the locals, with the Church of Santa Tecla forming the backdrop of the key events. There will be lots of noisey fireworks and more of the castellers as they make taller and taller human towers. Each afternoon and evening, mythical Catalan characters will dance their way through Sitges in a full traditional folkloric procession which includes the Bull, Dragon, Devil, Giant and Turk Dances. The festivities culminate in a large fireworks display on the beach front on the 26th of September at 11pm.
The holiday of Santa Tecla officially begins on September 15 with the ringing of bells and the burning of the 21 firecrackers. Already in the afternoon, just before the Civic Procession, the flowers and wreath will be taken to the Patron Church. At night, you can enjoy the Castle of Fires and then the musical peformance on the promenade of Sitges.
On the last day of the Santa Tecla, the day begins with kids show with different folk dances and firecrackers on the streets of Sitges. At 11 o'clock in the morning, you will see the human towers Castellers. The festive day closes with the procession and the final dances of the giants and the beasts of fire.