The May Crosses are a very popular party in the City. In different squares, streets and courtyards, crosses adorned with flowers are installed, along with pots, lanterns and all kinds of fair decoration.
Along with the cross, bar bars are mounted in which drinks and tapas are served. The typical music of the fair creates an atmosphere that invites to dance and to have a good time with family and friends.
When the May Crosses are celebrated
The first weekend of May is the one chosen to celebrate the Crosses of May in the capital, coinciding with the May 1st long weekend. Specifically, this year 2022 the Festival of the Crosses begins on April 28th and will last until May 2nd.
Who organizes the Crosses
The organization of the different belt crosses by associations, clubs and brotherhoods of Holy Week. A large majority participate in the contest organized by the municipality for these days, in which the best Cross is awarded depending on the area where it has been installed. The categories are Historic Quarter, Modern Areas and Enclosed Venues.
Map of the Crosses of May 2022
By clicking on the image you can access a map with the main May crosses that are held practically every year.