Three Kings (January 5). At Christmas, a beautiful parade through the streets, filled with hope to the younger members of the family.
Pilgrimage of San Anton (January 17). Everyone moves to the field by the road on foot or horseback. Popular music and flamenco are the background noise throughout the day. The previous night light great fires across the city, which invites pork products and wine country.
Carnival (the date depends Easter). In this weekend people dress up and walk the streets of Guadix. Contests are held jokes, dances, parades ...
Easter (XVI century). Processions to note: Monday Holy Christ of Mercy (lit the torches placed fortress into each hole turret), Holy Wednesday, joining several processions in the wee hours of the morning, Holy Thursday Procession of Silence "Christ of the Light "Good Friday procession multiple steps including several of the" Christ the Light ". At night The Burial and the Virgin of Solitude do the honors of a Holy Week tradition accitana much.
Feast of San Torcuato (May 15). Celebrations in honor of the patron of Guadix all week. Dances, concerts, activities ...
La Feria Mayor (during the day August 31 to September 5).'s The most important holidays of the year, are mounted traditional houses, attractions ... parties packed program of activities throughout the week.
The Cascamorras (September 5). Their tradition comes from the fifteenth century when one of the inhabitants of Guadix * John Flint * found an image of the Virgin of Mercy in territory of Baza (neighboring city), causing disputes seize it. The bastetanos arranged that if the neighbor could Guadix without any stain out of town, could keep it. But bastetanos undertook to smear it with mud and grease, thus, had to return without the image Guadix. When told what happened in Guadix, people you did the same for having been deceived in that manera.Desde then, every September 9 chronicles this event, first few days earlier and later in Guadix Baza, where residents throw water and paintings from the windows and balconies. The Cascamorras through the streets of Guadix accompanied by anyone who wants to enjoy the tradition.
Sixes. After the Council of Trent and in order to enhance the liturgy, it was agreed that music and dancing masses, hence the origin of the "Six". Children from 6 years (hence its name), who received scholarships for boarding bishopric, making a life with even small seminar wearing cassocks. They were taught to sing and dance. The group consists of eight children. At Mass they are dressed as "The Thirds of Flanders" (the Spanish who went to fight against the independence of the Netherlands).
Masses where you can enjoy this dance so unique are: "Day of the Immaculate" in the Cathedral and the previous day in the convent of the Franciscan Conception.
Pontifical Masses. These are of special beauty, as they are sung with Baroque religious music (played by the Boys Choir of the Cathedral of Guadix "the Choir" and the organ of the Cathedral).