Virgen del Mar Bullfighting Festival Tickets
Discover the Virgen del Mar Bullfighting Festival in Andalusia
Experience one of the gems of Andalusia: the Virgen del Mar Bullfighting Festival. Also known as Feria Virgen del Mar or Feria de Almería, it takes place every August in Almería, Spain. Although the Spanish tradition of bullfighting goes back over a thousand years, the sport came to be how it is known today around the 18th century, with the opening of the first modern bullrings (or Plaza de Toros, as they are known in Spanish) in the cities of Ronda and Seville in 1784 and 1785. Today the festivals are one of the hottest events of the year, with activities for everyone, both locals and tourists, to enjoy. Make your way to Almería towards the end of August and beginning of September to enjoy this festival – simply buy Virgen del Mar Bullfighting Festival tickets here on StubHub and join in! Remember, you can also list your tickets for sale through our platform.
The history of the Virgen del Mar Bullfighting Festival
The Feria de Almería is a religious festival which commemorates the Virgin of the Sea, the patron saint of the city of Almería. The festival lasts for nine days and offers plenty of entertainment options, including a firework display, pottery fair, fairgrounds, traditional food, live music, flamenco dancing at the Almería Flamenco Festival, plenty of sports activities and, of course, the Virgen del Mar Bullfighting Festival! The bullfights take place at the Plaza de Toros de Almería, which was inaugurated in 1888 and can host up to 10,000 spectators. Prior to that, the bullfights used to be held on the Plaza de la Constitución. Search on StubHub for the best deals and see it all for yourself – purchase your Virgen del Mar Bullfighting Festival tickets today.
Bullfighting season in Andalusia
The region of Andalusia in Spain is the place to be if you want to catch the traditional bullfighting festivals which occur annually in its main cities, such as the Seville Bullfighting Festival, the Feria de Málaga, the Feria de Bilbao and the Feria de Virgen del Mar. These historic and traditional events are closely associated with Spanish culture, and they have become increasingly popular and influential. Tourists from all over the world head to Andalusia during the months of August and September to take part in the tradition. Are you going to miss out? We hope not! Book your Virgen del Mar Bullfighting Festival tickets on StubHub now.
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