Bilbao Semana Grande
Bilbao Semana Grande is one of the most popular holidays and takes place during 15-24th August. It is also known as Aste Nagusia.
The first day of the holiday marks the day of the Virgen de Begona. Events are held in parks and other public places. The festival commences with a rocket shot in the Arriaga Theatre Square.
During the week there you are able to attend and enjoy concerts, parades, plays and festivals. Many of these events are free to attend. They are usually rounded off with fireworks in the night.
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