Annual fiestas in the municipality of Jumilla
The main fiestas are at Easter and in August but other celebrations are held throughout the year In terms of its annual fiestas the town of Jumilla is renowned for its historic Semana Santa traditions, which are among the oldest in the Region of Murcia, and the celebrations during the month of August, when the start of the wine harvest coincides with the feast day of the Virgen de la Asunción (patron of the town), the national folk music..

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The streets of Jumilla flow red with wine as thousands are soaked in the annual Cabalgata
70,000 litres of wine was poured over and into the thousands who enjoyed this crazy event Click here to see the full photo gallery/ Haga clic aquí para ver la galería de fotos completa: WWW.JUMILLATODAY.COM Jumilla held its annual Cabalgata del Vino on Saturday and by 10pm rivers of wine were literally flowing down the streets of the town, the tractors towing vats which had formerly contained 70,000 litres of wine at 7pm returning laden..

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Museo Jesús Nazareno, Jumilla
The home of one of the Semana Santa brotherhoods in Jumilla The Jesús Nazareno museum in Jumilla is housed in a highly ornate building in the Plaza de Arriba, an architecturally and aesthetically pleasing square in the older quarter of the town which is also home to the Jerónimo Molina archaeological museum (formerly the Town Hall) and the church of San José. The three-floor building is crowned by a dome and was clearly designed to match..

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Romería del Cristo Amarrado Jumilla
Romeria to the Monte Santa Ana in Jumilla, second Sunday in May On the second Sunday in May the Romería del Cristo Amarrado takes place in Jumilla, the figure of Christ tied to the whipping post travelling from the historical centre of Jumilla up into the nearby Sierra of Santa Ana del Monte. The figure of el Cristo Amarrado a la Columna is kept in the Franciscan Convento de la Sierra de Santa Ana del Monte, 6 kilometres from the centre..

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