Calendar of Events
Sebastian Day: January 20th is celebrated as the traditional
Basque party day.
The whole city celebrates by partying out on the streets. Fancy
dress, parades, music, dance, games etc.
Fiestas: The months between July and October the smaller
villages and remote towns celebrate their local "Fiestas"
Fermin: Every year during July in Pamplona, a town close
to San Sebastian, one of the biggest fiestas is celebrated which
includes the running of the bulls.
Festival: Every year during the last 35 years at the end
of July the annual Jazz Festival is held featuring performances
by the greatest Jazz artists in the world.
Music Fortnight: Its a month long opera, dance, and symphony
extravaganza that takes place in the local churches, theaters, and
Grande: Held during August the main celebration in San Sebastian
showcases fireworks over the bay, concerts, an open air cinema,
and around the clock partying along the streets.
Boat Regatta: La Concha
Bay is where the best regatta teams will compete for the Bandera
de La Concha prize every September.
Film Festival: The annual film festival held during the end
of september features films from around the world.
Folklore Festival in October,
Bach Festival in November and Santo Tomas festival in December are
the other festivals which tourists enjoy.
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