Fallas festival in Denia is lived with a great variety of acts such as the "crida" announcing act, parades, “planta” the assembly of the monuments, "mascletaes" pyrotechnic festivals, fire festival, the flower offering to the Virgen de los Desamparados and the “cremà” burning of the monuments on Saint Joseph’s day. All of them fill the city with music, color, gunpowder, tradition and fun.
A total of eleven commissions, set up fallas monuments that decorate the city, authentic works of art that’s spread creativity and ingenuity. The fallas scenes represent satirical criticisms of current issues and public figures. The participation of the citizens is so great that one neighborhood (Grup de Mariners) of Dénia join this fiesta decorating its streets and elaborating their own monuments.
La "Plantà" de las Fallas
Installation of the Falla monuments in various city districts), the "mascletà" (Firecracker Display): a large number of firecracker rockets are fired in each Falla district, at approximately 14:30, which fill the city with noise and gunpowder. the street parades: the "Falleros" (Falla members) dance through the streets accompanied by the music bands of their falla association.
The flower offering to the Virgen de los Desamparados (Virgin Mary of the Homeless)
One of its main events, the Falla members put on their gala costumes and participate in the procession to the Virgin Mary with bouquets of flowers which are deposited in the Statue's robes.
The "nit del foc" (Night of Fire) Fireworks display
La "cremà" (Falla bonfire)
All the falla monuments are burned, thus concluding the holiday. First, the children's fallas are burned, followed by the larger adult fallas later on. In Dénia, the falla monuments are not burned at the same time and they follow a progressive order. This allows tourists and residents to enjoy the cremà (bonfire) of several fallas monuments.