EVENTS AND FESTIVALS IN BENICASSIM
Throughout the year Benicassim enjoys a wide and varied cultural mix, where different audiences can enjoy the most varied festivals.
San San Festival
At Easter you can enjoy three days of the best national indie-rock music. At this festival, you can find leading groups such as Miss Caffeine, Izal, Second or Polock among others...
Flamenco Fusion Gastro Festival
From the end of April to the beginning of May, Benicassim becomes the coastal capital of flamenco. Presented in a way, for you to live a flamenco festival on the streets, linking gastronomy and music. Three open-air stages, concerts, master classes, dances, workshops, documentary screenings, photo exhibitions, round tables, flamenco fashion shows…
Benicasim celebrates its Music Festival for the little ones at the beginning of May and lasts two days. It is a 100% family event where children and parents can enjoy together concerts, shows, activities and quality workshops, theater, play areas and relaxation areas.
Benicàssim Blues Festival
At the beginning of June Benicassim becomes the capital of Jazz culture with three full days of concerts and activities for all audiences. Famous names such MR Sipp or Saron Crenshaw and Blind B '& the Visionairs have graced the stages here.
FIB, Benicasim International Festival
This festival is held in July, it is a benchmark of indie music and international alternative culture of the current scene, in addition to music you can find theater, art, fashion, summer courses, dance, short films, exhibitions etc. On its stages artists such as Muse, Suede, The Chemical Brothers, Dorian…
Sacred Music Event
In the beautiful setting that is the Desert of Las Palmas, specifically in the Carmelite Fathers Monastery, the Sacred Music Event is held in July and brings invited artists from all over the world.
Theater and Humor
In July you can enjoy the program of comic theater shows in all languages and formats: music, text, mime... both for children and adults.
Balloon International Festival
Also, in July, you can enjoy two days of concerts with the best punk-rock and alternative rock, as well as markets and exhibitions.
Magic and Imagine on Festival Benicassim
A new option for the month of July and within the cultural offer of Benicasim you can find the Magic Festival Imagina Benicassim, a time of joy, mystery, optimism and hope for all audiences and Torre San Vicente beach in an incomparable venue.
In August the world's largest reggae music festival is celebrated, a festival capable of combining cultural programming with each of the musical events presented there, ranging from the most traditional reggae to ska, dub or dancehall. Artists such as Damien Marley, Manu Chao or Shaggy have performed at the Rototom Sunsplash…
Festival de Habaneras
Every August since 1985 Benicassim has hosted the Habaneras Festival, where local bands meet alongside invited bands from the Mediterranean Coast, a festival that is enjoyed on the beach itself.
National Ballroom Dance Festival
Also, in mid-August you can enjoy the National Ballroom Dance Festival, held in the unique enclave at Torre de San Vicente Beach, where diverse couples perform such well-known dances as the Tango, waltz, salsa, cha Cha-cha, bolero, samba, rock, pasodoble and bachata. Likewise, workshops of Latin and standard dances are given to visitors.
Benicàssim Electrònic festival
At the end of August you can enjoy 12 uninterrupted hours of house and techno music, a whole temple to Club Culture with the assistance of artists such as Paul Ritch or Cora Novoa…
Festival Francisco Tàrrega International Guitar competition
In September you can enjoy the International Classical Guitar Competition, born in honor of Francesc Tàrrega, whose mission is to encourage the execution of works by the Castellón composer, where the participants compete for the coveted award.
Benicassim Belle Époque (good old days)
At the end of August, beginning of September, you will be able to take a theatrical tour through the Villas of the "Biarritz Valenciano" a visit for all the public where you can recreate the culture, tradition, handicrafts... of the period of greatest splendor in Benicassim.
Festival Ópera in Benicàssim
This Festival tries to bring the power that is opera and the lyrical genre to neighbors and visitors of Benicasim. For the festival, national and international operatic figures have passed through, such as Joan Pons, Isabel Rey or Ana María Sánchez…
MABE art exhibition Benicassim
The MABE art exhibition, held from October 1 to 31, originated with the aim of promoting the new trends in plastic and visual arts of the Valencian Community. Individual and collective exhibitions, installations and artistic interventions in the streets of Benicasim.
In October, Benicassim Pop is celebrated, a festival in charge of promoting pop and rock music created in Benicassim.
Music and Autumn
From October to November you can enjoy a total of 5 concerts that make up the music and autumn cycle. A commitment to culture and quality during the autumn.
In November you can enjoy the Mostra de Teatre Reclam, a program which show cases the performing arts, counting on the language of contemporary drama, committed to quality and innovation. The show has more than 40 different types of acts incorporating theater, dance, micro theater and family shows.