Today we propose a perfect plan of what to do in Valencia this weekend. Do you like to eat well? This Saturday you have a unique opportunity to enjoy food in the markets of Valencia;)

This Saturday, September 15 you can enjoy the Bonica Fest 2018, which is a festival in the Municipal Markets. A few weeks ago we talked about the municipal markets of Valencia and the relationship of Spanish food with the culture of the country.


What is it Bonica Fest?

It is the second edition of this fabulous festival where you can enjoy many gastronomic and cultural events. In addition, it is a free event, therefore you can visit this event even if you do not want to spend. However, each position can establish a price for its products.

The event takes place on September 15 from 12.30 to 00.30. In the early hours of the party some of the markets organize workshops and paellas. You can live a great atmosphere that will take place in 14 markets of Valencia.


What to do on the festival?

The event will take place from midday to midnight. Therefore, multiple activities are organized for the entire type of audience.

For example, from 12 o’clock there will be animation with games for children. Then at lunchtime you can enjoy the traditional paellas and other typical Valencian foods.

You can enjoy the nightlife in the hours of 20.00 to 00.30. concerts with different types of music and popular festivals are organized. Tapas made from fresh produce from the markets.

In any case, music and joy will not be lacking! Batucadas and performances, jazz music or rock … You will surely find something to your liking! In addition, you can listen to it enjoying the delicious Spanish wine and typical dishes of Valencia.

You can check the exact schedule here on the page of ValenciaBonita. And the information leaflets with the map of the events of each market are in the markets themselves.


Special contest

Based on the festival, a special contest is organized for all lovers of gourmet food. To participate, you have to upload a photo to Instagram of one of the participating markets. The 5 winners will have a very special prize: guided tour of the Central Market with the famous chef Ricard Camarena and a meal in his restaurant there. Our Spanish school in Valencia encourages you to participate in this wonderful event! And who knows, maybe you will be the winners of the draw;)