September 5-11, 2016. BIG PARADE on Playa Levante on SAT the 10th; week-long series of flamboyant events leading up to the parade and main stage open-air party. 10,000 happy revelers came in 2015, so this next Pride crowd is expected to grow to 15,000+
November 5-6, 2016. Past year at Auditorio de Cristal, Gran Hotel Bali. FRI Bondage Exhibition, Puppy Training, Bootlickers Zone, buffet, BLUF Social Meeting, Odarko strict fetish party. SAT Fetish Dinner, Mr Leather Spain contest, Into the Tank fetish party. SUN breakfast buffet. Also sponsor stands, vendors, bar, hotel pool time-outs. See 2016 details as announced, at their website:
November 12-16, 2016, 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.
December 10-11, 2016 (TBC). 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.
February 24-26, 2017, 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: