The Fallas in Valencia Begin

Celebrations for the 2024 Fallas are getting underway. Plan your visit to the Nino exhibit, take in a mascletá from a balcony, or book your guided visit and ticket to the fallas of the Special Section

Valencia is already enjoying the 2024 Fallas. This unique and authentic celebration, declared an Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO, is already being felt in the streets of the city, and you don’t have to wait for the big week (from March 16 to 19) to soak in the Fallas atmosphere. Visitors can spot various signs and events associated with this year’s fallas including the mascletá, a firework display taking place at the town hall, Plaza del Ayuntamiento, daily from this Friday at 2 pm.

Here are the fallas experiences already on tap in the city:

  • Ninot Exhibit: This event provides a unique opportunity to see some of the Ninot statues from this year’s fallas up close, specifically those that are in the running for a pardon. Visitors can vote for their favourite to save it from the flames and preserve it for posterity in the Fallas Museum. Open from February 2 to March 15, at the Museum of Science, in the City of Arts and Sciences.
  • La Crida: On Sunday 3rd March at 7:00 pm, in front of the Serranos Towers, the senior fallas associations of Valencia make a universal call to enjoy the Fallas, inviting residents and visitors alike to join the party. There will also be music and fireworks, but first, at the usual time, a mascletá will be set off in Plaza del Ayuntamiento. 
  • Daily mascletá: From March 1 to 19, Plaza del Ayuntamiento will rumble (literally) every day at 2:00 pm with the mascletá, which is a pyrotechnic show like no other, one where the sound and rhythm of the explosions, and the smell of gunpowder, ramp up to an epic finale. The crowds are usually smaller in the first half of the month, especially on weekdays, and you can book a balcony from which to enjoy a different perspective.
  • Pyrotechnic shows: In addition to the mascletá, on weekends (March 2-3 and March 8-10) there are also nightly pyrotechnic shows in Plaza del Ayuntamiento.

For those who prefer to come and enjoy the big week of the Fallas, now is the time to plan your visit to get the most out of it. You can book a guided tour to guarantee access to the best Fallas monuments while learning more about this tradition. You can also book tickets to visit the fallas of the Special Section, which includes the most important commissions in the city. Whichever you choose, you can go inside the structures and see all their details up close.

The festival schedule also includes music, pyrotechnic shows and the emotional offering of flowers to the Patroness of the city, as well as spectacular bonfires that consume the monuments erected in the streets and squares of Valencia on the night of March 19: the cremá that puts an end to the Fallas. The full program, as well as more information and suggestions for enjoying the party, can be found here.


VISIT VALÈNCIA is a non-profit Foundation, in which the City Council of Valencia, the Chamber of Commerce, Feria València and the Valencian Business Confederation participate, together with most of the local companies in the tourism sector. Its objective is the strategic management and promotion of the city of Valencia in the field of tourism, with a professional and transversal approach that combines public and private interests. Since its creation in 1991, the Foundation has contributed to the evolution of tourism in the city, favouring employment, tourism development and an increase in economic impact, factors that have had a direct impact on the wellbeing of Valencian society.



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