The city of marbella has recovered the celebration of the San Bernabé Fair and Festivals After two years of pandemic without being able to celebrate the local holiday in honor of the Patron Saint, who gave the starting signal on Tuesday night with the inauguration of the new fairgrounds, located in Arroyo Segundo.
The mayor of the city, Ángeles Muñoz, has been in charge of inaugurate the Arch of the Fair at 9:00 p.m.located in the new night area, where he highlighted that this year there has been dedicated to Francisco Ferrer Casaus ‘Ferrer of the Compadres’.
Munoz has recalled that Ferrer “was a person closely linked to the Fair”, Therefore, the Consistory has wanted that both he and his family “keep this unforgettable fair in their memory”, as well as once again thanking the Ramos family for transfer of land for the local holiday.
Regarding the new fairgrounds, he has indicated that “it is easy, it is accessible and it is very well dimensioned“, so he has invited the neighbors to enjoy the Post-pandemic fair “so that this return is big”.
The opening act of the local festivities has continued at 10:00 p.m. with the proclamation of the group Los del Río in Las Terrazas del Puerto Deportivo, which was followed by the coronation of the Queens and Ladies and the traditional fireworks session at El Faro beachwith which he has honored William Gonzlez Alonso, ‘The Rocketeer’.
The new fairground opens its doors at night not without controversy, since from the opposition, specifically the PSOE, they have questioned the stability of the land and that will be verified in the coming days with the celebration of local festivities. The venue has a total of 47 attractions, of which 26 are for children and 21 for adultsand about 20 stalls of various kinds with a fair offer that brings together “almost 70” activities, the mayor has specified.
The Opening of the Day Fair It is another of the most anticipated moments by the residents, who have not been able to enjoy this traditional celebration for two years, and which will take place tomorrow, Wednesday, from 1:00 p.m. It will take place in its usual locations such as the Alameda Park and Avenida del Marwhere the bars and various establishments in the area will offer small live performances inside.
Thursday June 9 will be the appointment for children with the celebration of the Children’s Day, with which the attractions of the Night Venue will be offered at popular prices starting at 7:00 p.m., while since Friday the City Council has organized a musical performance program which will start at 11:00 p.m. with concerts by the bands ‘Don’t step on me, I’m wearing flip-flops’ and ‘Mojinos Escozios’ in the old municipal booth.
On Saturday, June 11, the solemn mass will be celebrated in the Parish of Our Lady of the Incarnation at 11:00 a.m. and the procession in honor of the Patron Saint San Bernabé, which will be accompanied by the Our Lady of the Incarnation Choir and the Marbella Music Band. This day will also take place the performances of Ana Guerra and Cepedawhile the artists Juanlu Montoya and Antoñito Molina will take the stage on the 12th starting at 11:00 p.m.
On Sunday, June 12, it will return to recreate the historic entrance of King Ferdinand the Catholic in Marbella on June 11, 1485, a day that will start at 11:00 am from Salinas Street and will end in the Plaza de la Iglesia Nuestra Señora de la Encarnación for the delivery of capitulations to a member of the Municipal Corporation.