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Feria de Sevilla 2024

La Feria de Sevilla, Feria de Abril, or simply Sevilla Feria, takes place two weeks after Semana Santa and lasts an entire week from the 14th to the 20th April 2024 during which normal life in Seville virtually stops.

By Nick Nutter | Updated 26 Sep 2023 | Seville | Events | Login to add to YOUR Favourites Favourites Icon or Read Later

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Feria Sevilla

The Feria de Sevilla, often called the Feria de Abril, is probably the largest, most elaborate and most colourful event in the calendar in Andalucia. The event attracts visitors to the city in their thousands. It takes place two weeks after Semana Santa and lasts an entire week during which normal life in the city virtually stops. If you missed it this time round, then start planning for next year.

In 2024, Feria de Sevilla will be held on 14th to the 20th April 2024.

Real de la Feria

The event centres around the Real de la Feria, the gigantic fairground just outside the city centre in the Los Remedios neighbourhood. Over 1000 casetas, hospitality tents, are erected by local businesses, notable families, clubs and political parties. Most require an invitation to enter but there are a few that are open to all. The casetas are traditionally green and red striped canvas with more elaborate decorations applied by the host.



Casetas at Feria de Sevilla

Each of the six districts of Seville host a ‘free’ casetas and there is one especially for tourists. Many of the hotels and the tourist information office are supplied with invitations to this caseta. You can expect a bar, music, entertainment and lots of traditional food. The ladies dress in traditional flamenco dresses whilst the gentlemen wear the traditional short jacket and broad rimmed hat.



Showing off the Horses at Feria Sevilla

Many parade around the city and the Real de la Feria on horseback or in elaborately decorated and polished, horse drawn carriages. The feria gets going about noon each day and the celebrations continue until the early hours of the morning. There is a bullfight every day for those so inclined.

Calle del Infierno

Alongside the area set aside for casetas is the fairground. There are the normal rides and attractions suitable for every age.



Feria de Sevilla Street Parties

La Feria de Abril in Seville is a very Spanish fiesta and not confined to the Real de la Feria. Street parties spring up, seemingly at random, and the bars and restaurants in the centre all participate. There are daily processions of carriages and riders through the city. A good place to get into the spirit of the fiesta is the Parque De Marie Luisa and nearby Plaza de Espana.

More on Seville

Other than participating in the Feria de Abril activities and events, there are many other things to see and do in Seville during your visit. Read our comprehensive Seville visitor's guide to plan your dream visit.

Here are some of Seville's unmissable attractions:


Where to Stay in Seville

Feria de Abril in Seville attracts thousands of visitors so if you’re planning to attend, it’s best to book your accommodations in advance to avoid disappointment.

Santa Cruz/Historic Center

Triana

Alameda

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