Next Sunday, May 8, will begin the Celebrations in honor of San Isidro Labrador and Patron Saint of Estepona with the celebration of the traditional pilgrimage in the Los Pedregales park, as reported by the City Council on Friday.
The start of the pilgrimage to the hermitage of the Patron Saint will start at 08.00 hours from the parish of San José. The images of San Isidro Labrador and Santa María de la CabezThey will be accompanied by a large number of floats, verdiales bands and horsemen who will make the floral offering to the Holy Matrimony upon arrival at their hermitage.
As a novelty, this year along the way they will discover monoliths with the twelve miracles most significant of the more than 400 attributed to San Isidro and throughout Sunday other activities will be carried out such as the open day With free guided tours of the Corominas Dolmen Center, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
At 12:00 noon there will be I pray the Angelus on the way to the hermitage, At 6:00 p.m. a pilgrimage mass will be celebrated and at 9:00 p.m. a prayer of thanksgiving to the Patron will be held. At 1:00 p.m. will open the dance floor which will feature live music.
The festivities will continue during the next week with the Patron Saint Festivities in honor of San Isidro, which will take place from May 10 to 15 with the Great Cavalcade of Joy of Giants and Big Heads through the streets of the city at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, when there will also be the Inauguration of the Amusement Park at 10:00 p.m. 11:30 p.m. entertainment music with DJ. In the Official Booth. It will also be held Children’s Day, courtesy of the Brotherhood and the owners of the attractions, the price of these will have a 50% discount for the benefit of users.
On Wednesday 11 there will be days of youaller for the elaboration of goat cheese malagueña, the demonstration of how objects made with pleita are made, a children’s party or entertainment music with a DJ in the Official Booth.
It will be followed throughout the week by snacks or dances on Thursday, which on Friday will be complemented by the exhibition of the country soup making and subsequent free tasting from 2:30 p.m. at the Official Booth, as well as a sample of a carver with chainsaw by Pepe Llorente in the Ranching Enclosure.
On Saturday the 14th, at 10:00 a.m., the floral offering to the Patron San Isidro Labrador for the ornamentation of his cart in the Parish Hall of the San José church, an act that will be followed by numerous Estepona wine competitions and its region, horse gymkana, ribbon or pole race on horseback or skill with an axe, all in the Official Booth.
On Sunday the 15th there will be the announcement of the Big Day of Estepona and the beginning of the Holy Jubilee Year of San Isidro Labrador, where twelve rockets will announce the name day of the Patron Saint of Estepona at 00:00 hours, which will be followed by a day that will begin with an institutional and popular offering to the Patron Saint of Estepona in the esplanade of the San José parish at 08:00 hours, from where the Processional departure at 6:00 p.m.