February 9-11, 2018, Friday XXVI Concurso Nacional de Cuerva; Saturday Manga de la XIII Regata; Sunday Grand Parade with floats, Avenida Juan Carlos I and Calle Rey Carlos III. Also events, many in Plaza de España, Thurs before and Mon-Sat after main weekend. See Life in Benidorm + below:
September 3-9, 2018. Week-long series of events lead up to the big Playa Levante parade and main stage entertainment and open air party. Nightly tapas/ wine route, and parties at establishments throughout Old Town. Past year included a White Party, a Black Party, and a Sunday Closing Party. See updates:
Mid-November, 2018, Saturday through Wednesday events, annual parade with elaborate floats, fireworks, music, all-night parties, mascletas (think Chinese firecrackers but bigger, louder & for longer) 2pm every day at Placa Triangular. Cannons fire at 8am -in case you fell asleep.
Mid-December, 2018. Traditional Christmas market (Mercat de Nadal) weekend on Avenida Martinez Alejos held just before Christmas. Organized by Comisión de Fiestas: handicrafts and traditional Christmas products of the area. Nativity scene (Belén), special events and street performances. concerts, theatrical performances.