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Seville April Fair

Feria Del Caballo

When & Where The Seville April Fair Spanish Fiesta is even a bigger celebration then The Horse Fair at Jerez. It usually takes place 2 weeks after Easter Sunday/Semana Santa in El Real De La Feria in Seville : Spain. This Horse Fair and it’s celebrations last for 2 week and typically is in April. In 2011 the dates are 3 - 8 May & in 2012 the dates are 24 - 29 April

What to expect Drink, dance, fireworks & parades. The fair officially begins when the mayor ceremoniously turns on the lights – starting with the 22,000 bulbs that cover the Portada : (Gateway). Horse drawn carts and traditional Spanish clothes. This Spanish festival attracts millions of people there’s thousands casetas traditional tents – put up in the Real De La Abril for people to drink and sample local cuisine in. The tents in Seville can be difficult to get into as they are often privately owned but there are 20 or so public tent available for all to enjoy. Try ER 77 where wine is drawn from a well. There’s also flamenco shows, workshops and competitions. Bullfights are typical to Andalucia and in particular Seville. There’s a bullfight everyday in Plaza de Toros de la Real Maestranza. There’s also local sherry tasting tents to taste and trips available. The locals all dress in traditional Spanish clothes and there’s a majestic feeling due to the traditional garments sported by locals. The nights are late but worth it !

Getting there Book a flight into Seville or any Spanish airport here or book a train in Spain here.

Accommodation in Seville

Where to stay Book your accommodation for the April Fair in Seville well in advance as millions come to this Spanish celebration. There's quality hotels or cheap accommodation in Seville here.

History Feria De Abril

History Sevilles April Fair has been celebrated with fireworks since 1864 and the casetas have been around since 1893.

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