The arrival of Summer is celebrated with Fire Festivities on St. John's holiday in many places throughout Spain but they are especially famous on the Mediterranean coast. It is a festivity with an ancient origin which combines magic rituals with fire, gunpowder, water and music. All designed to welcome the Summer.
The festivities program has a rich variety of events which include sports activities, street parades, musical performances, concerts, flower offerings, etc. There are events for all ages and tastes. The running of the bulls and the “correfocs” (firecrackers parade) as well as the huge traditional fireworks display called the “Nit dels Focs”. The festivities conclude on the night of the 24th with the burning of the "Hoguera" monument and a spectacular music and fireworks display.