Greater Festival of Santa Ana El Vendrell

25/07/2019 - 28/07/2019

Like all municipalities, the Vendrell also has its great local holiday, with Santa Anna as a representative image that identifies it.

The Fiesta Mayor of El Vendrell has managed to combine the most traditional elements with the modernity that the times demand. Thus, it retains an identity of its own with the recovery of popular dances and at the same time offers topical shows.

Those responsible for organizing the festival are the six administrators of Santa Ana, which are chosen annually through a Council of Entities, the Brotherhood of Administrators and applications submitted to the City Council.

On the other hand, each year four honorable carriers are named to recognize the residents of El Vendrell for their contributions to the culture of the municipality. These people of honor have a place of honor in the acts of popular and traditional culture of Santa Anna.

The Festival is celebrated over four days: from July 25 to 28. The festivity of Santiago (day 25) is the first day and corresponds to the eve of the big party. It begins with a spectacular opening and, at night, a magnificent castle of fires makes a prelude to the dance.

The 26th is the feast of Santa Ana, patron saint of the city, and it is the big day of the Fiesta Mayor. In the morning, the grallers come out announcing the start of the party; This procession is known as the early mornings and is done since time immemorial. At noon, all the popular culture groups parade through the streets and squares of the town. As they arrive at the Plaza Vieja, they act before Santa Anna and all the political authorities that are on the balcony of the town hall. Next, the castellera performance is done by the Niños del Vendrell. In the afternoon you can listen to the concert offered by the Choir-Orfeó Parroquial in the church and, when it begins to get dark, the smell of gunpowder, the rumble of rockets and the touch of drums fill the streets: it is the magnificent parade of fire. The parade ends with the cart of the Devil's Ball of El Vendrell in the Plaza Vella (only a couple of groups throughout Catalonia offer this performance, the origin of which is lost in the darkness of time). The final point is one lit from the bell tower.

The next day, July 27 and Santa Anita day, there are several shows that include popular parades, in which all the popular dances participate, as well as the castellers (Nens del Vendrell), the Imps and the Dance of Devils of the Vendrell, that in the afternoon they offer the spectacle of the sacramental car in the New square.

And finally, the party ends with day 28, the Day of the Dog; here, as highlights, the performance of the Baile de Malcasados ??in different streets and squares of the town and the presentation of the Santa Ana Administrators of the following year, which are the ones that light the fireworks, stand out.

Where to sleep

View more

Hotel Kursaal

Calafell (a 5.3 Km)

Hotel Kursaal is located on the beachfront of Calafell, on the Costa…

Read more

Nuba Hotel Comarruga

El Vendrell (a 5.1 Km)

Hotel located on the beach in Comarruga, with excellent sea views. This…

Read more

Villa-Service Calafell

Calafell (a 4.9 Km)

We are the leading company in the rental of apartments and tourist…

Read more

Balneario TermaEuropa Playa de Coma-ruga

El Vendrell (a 4.7 Km)

Spectacular resort located near the sea to enjoy the marine environment and…

Read more

Càmping Arc de Barà

Roda de Berà (a 8.2 Km)

Arc de Bara is a very familiar campsite 50 meters from the…

Read more

Càmping Stel

Roda de Berà (a 8.4 Km)

Camping bungalow on the beach of the Costa Dorada, with modern facilities…

Read more

Camping Yelloh! Village Gavina

Creixell (a 10.7 Km)

Welcome to Yelloh! Gavina village. Located on the seafront, on the Costa…

Read more

Rural Jordà

Rodonyà (a 13.3 Km)

Shared Townhouse carried by a family dedicated to agriculture and linked to…

Read more

Where to eat

View more

Cal Torrents Xic

Torrelles de Foix (a 18.5 Km)

In the restaurant you can find Catalan cuisine with dishes like roasted…

Read more

Mas de Teret Events, Grupo Casablanca

El Catllar (a 19.6 Km)

It enjoys a great calçotada in the mountain. Calçots chosen and cooked…

Read more

Restaurant Club House 27

Sant Pere de Ribes (a 20.8 Km)

Restaurant serving modern international cuisine, is the "base" of a group of…

Read more

Restaurant Els Porrons

La Llacuna (a 19.9 Km)

Come and enjoy the grilled homemade food of the Restaurant Els Porrons!…

Read more

El Refugi

Valls (a 23.2 Km)

Restaurant with a family in which the specialty is calçot and kitchen…

Read more

Wylie Sitges Craft Beer & Food

Sitges (a 22.8 Km)

Wylie Sitges Craft Beer & Food serves 8 varieties of craft beer.…

Read more

Bodega Miquel Jané

Font-rubí (a 24.3 Km)

Discover the world of wine in our complete courses of viticulture and…

Read more

What to do

View more

Aqualeón Water Park

Albinyana (a 4.1 Km)

Aqualeon Water Park, which covers an area of ​​80,000 square meters, has…

Read more

Balneario TermaEuropa Playa de Coma-ruga

El Vendrell (a 4.7 Km)

Spectacular resort located near the sea to enjoy the marine environment and…

Read more

Barcelona és molt més

(a 6 Km)

Discovers that Barcelona is much more! Near Barcelona have a world of…

Read more

Pessebre Vivent Pobla de Montornès

La Pobla de Montornès (a 11.5 Km)

A living crib is the representation of the birth of Jesus of…

Read more

Garraf Turisme

Canyelles (a 14.7 Km)

With fine sand and warm, calm waters, the Garraf beaches are one…

Read more

OdySea - Centre de Busseig - Diving Center

Torredembarra (a 14.7 Km)

Have a fun day with us knowing the aquatic world! Enjoy the…

Read more

Centre d'interpretació de l'aviació republicana i guerra aèria

Santa Margarida i els Monjos (a 14.4 Km)

The CIARGA (Interpretation Center for Republican Aviation and the Air War) is…

Read more

Museu del Ferrocarril de Vilanova i la Geltrú

Vilanova i la Geltrú (a 16.1 Km)

The Museum is located in the original facilities of the steam locomotive…

Read more


Creixell with the TV3 Marathon

11/12/2019 ...

Read more

December 11, World Mountain Day


Read more

Season at the Josep Carreras Auditorium in Vila-seca

13/12/2019 ...

Read more

Pilgrimage of Santa Lucía in Sant Aniol de Finestres


Read more


End of the year pack

Read more

540.50 € 498.50 €

Relax with gastronomy at the Gran Claustre Spa

Read more

81.00 € 75.00 €

Gastronomic tasting menu

Read more

72.00 €

Subscribe to our newsletters!

You will receive our monthly newsletter with new routes, promotions, sweepstakes, etc.. on your email!