‘Bétera 2019 Patron Saint’s Festivities’
The local festivities are on for 10 days starting on 12 and finishing on 22 August in the Valencian town of Bétera.
With events to suit all tastes, but the most popular one takes takes place on 15 August. It is the ‘l’entrà entrada de les alfàbegues’ (a parade of impressive two to three metre high basil plants).
On the morning of 15 August the ‘alfàbegues’ are decorated and carried through the streets of Bétera to the rhythm of traditional music and under a persistent rain of confetti.