Los del Río has already said it, Seville has a special color, but it’s that when April arrives, the Sevillian capital is more beautiful than ever, and it’s not for less! After the long-awaited Easter comes its great fair, the April Fair.
A date marked in red for all Sevillians who have an appointment at the Royalbut not only them, but every year the city welcomes more than 100,000 people who come to Los Remedios to experience a unique party in the world.
This celebration does not always fall on the same date, and it changes from year to year depending on when Easter falls, thus being celebrated two weeks later. Thus, the Seville Fair this year It will start on Sunday April 23, 2023 and will last until Saturday April 29.he, the latter thus included putting the finishing touches and restarting the countdown.
The key days of the Seville Fair
There are many things that do the April Fair a unique date, even more for all those who come to the city for the first time to enjoy this important date and for those who repeat it year after year as an unmissable event. For this reason, we tell you which are the key days so that you do not miss anything.
What day is the pescaíto at the April Fair 2023?
The traditional Pescaíto dinner is the name given to the dinner that is made to inaugurate the April Fair and which takes place just before the lights go on. This moment takes place on Saturday 22 and, during dinner, which is reserved for members of the kiosks, although everyone can do it independently outside the Fair, they enjoy a good portion of pescaíto, music , laughter and wait until midnight. hours to start the Fair.
The reason for this name is due to the fact that fried fish is served at dinner, accompanied by various sausages, cheeses, rebujito and wine. Likewise, it is important to point out that that evening the women do not dress in flamenco since the fair itself has not yet started.
Lighting of the Seville Fair 2023
They have surely spoken to you about the “alumbrao” and you don’t really know what it is. It comes from ‘el alumbrado’, from the verb to light up and, although it is a very Sevillian word, it is something like the Chupinazo of San Fermines.
This is the event that kicks off the April Fair in Seville. From the Portada, encompassing the entire Real de la Fair, the 15 streets are illuminated by more than 200,000 bulbs that make a place full of magic and illusion.
This year, the currency on the cover is desire night and day and comes to reflect two of the most emblematic buildings of the city: the Plaza de España and the Teatro Coliseo España building, on Avenida de la Constitución.
Where to see the lighting?
Although from the sofa at home it is easier to have a good view of the lighting, it is a unique moment of the fair. Being able to witness it in the first person is It is essential to go to the neighborhood of Los Remedios, but specifically at Avenida de Flota de Indias, located on the same street as the facade. Asunción street also has good views to see the lighting.
When are the fireworks going off at the Seville Fair 2023?
After seven days of laughter, dancing, music, good company and above all fun, it’s time to say goodbye to Real until next year. The countdown starts again, but not before enjoying the fireworks that take place Saturday, April 29 at 12:00 a.m. (of Sunday).
The fireworks are launched from the quay of the Guadalquivir River, so a good place to enjoy them are the following bridges: Las Delicias Bridge, Los Remedios Bridge and Triana Bridge. Likewise, a good place are also the terraces of the tallest buildings or simply Real.