Enjoy a Spanish gift-giving tradition if you're in Valencia on the night of 5 January, with special celebrations on the eve of Kings' Day, known locally as Las Fiestas de Reyes.
More cultural events
Apart from Las Fallas and lots of great wine and food events, you'll find all sorts of other cultural events in and around Valencia that allow you to have fun, learn about traditions and enjoy the fascinating history of the region.
The Valencia Wine Festival is usually held in April each year on the riverbed between the Calatrava bridge and the Las Flores bridge.
Valencia Marina Week takes place each April and see hundreds of sailing boats, motor boats, kayaks, surfboards, paddle boards and jet skis gathering together at Valencia marina in a celebration of the city's maritime heritage.
Exciting biblical processions take place every Easter with more than 500 years of tradition at the Semana Santa Marinera - or Maritime Holy Week.
One of the world's fastest growing tech festivals, the European Webit expo, was due to be held in the city's marina from 17 to 20 June 2020 but was changed into a virtual event instead due to the pandemic.
The night of San Juan - or St. John's Eve - is celebrated on 23 June every year with parties on the beach in Valencia.
The Great Valencia Fair - Gran Feria de Valencia - is over 140 years old and takes place throughout July each year. Known formerly as the July Festival or Fair.
More than a million marigolds fly through the air at the traditional Battle of the Flowers, at the end of every July.
Tonnes and tonnes of tomatoes are the ammunition in the spectacular battle on the last Wednesday of every August at the Tomatina Tomato Festival in Buñol, near Valencia. The next event will be on 25 August 2021.
Every year on 9 October, Valencia celebrates the Nou d'Octubre, or Day of the Valencia Community, an annual holiday not just in the city, but across the whole Valencian region.
Valencia's city marina hosts the Valencia Boat Show every October/November.
Valencia rings in the New Year every 31 December with chimes and the traditional chomping of grapes at midnight, at City Hall square.