Kings day in Spain January 2018

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You surely know the three kings history, a Catholic tradition, that is reflected especially by the epiphany on January 6, 2018.

But historically in Spain, the three kings history replace Christmas clearly.

When this tradition is done in Spain 2018

It takes place on the night of January 5 to 6, 2018 with even distribution of gifts to children on January 6, 2018, especially in Catalonia and other places of Spain.

The night is marked by the parade of the kings.

We also remind you that Spain is on vacation at this time of the year, it is one of the important festivals of the country.

The feast of the kings is absolutely everywhere, the gigantic parade in Madrid near Cibeles plaza with the giants representing the kings (see image below), torchlight descent in ski resorts as every year for example in Sierra Nevada.

If you are in Spain, you will be surprised by the fervor of this "fiesta".

This holiday is called Cabalgata de Reyes magos.

 

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The parad of kings in Madrid and Spain 2018