El Pilar Festivity of Zaragoza
Las Fiestas del Pilar are the most important of Zaragoza. Held
for about ten days from the weekend before
October 12 (day of the Virgen del Pilar, patron saint day
national holiday) and the Sunday after.
Las Fiestas del Pilar are well known nationally and attract
thousands of visitors from around the country. The highlight of the festival is
the Offering of Flowers to the Virgin, held on the 12
There are many activities that take place during the holidays, such as
the Giants and Big-heads, parades, rounds of the
joteras (the Y is the typical song and dance of Aragon), fairs,
religious celebrations, as well as concerts and fireworks.