Running of the Bulls 2020 Dates and Schedule

 

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Bull Run Pamplona 2020 is just around the corner, and now is the time to book your travel package to Spain’s biggest fiesta of the year – the San Fermin Festival!  Mark your calendars for Running of the Bulls 2020, which kicks off on July 6th and ends with an emotional candlelit ceremony at midnight on July 14th. 

 

San Fermin Festival 2020 official schedule

 

The following is an outline of the Running of the Bulls 2020 schedule, including activities and events planned for each day. If you’re visiting Pamplona for the Opening Ceremony, plan on arriving Sunday, July 5, 2020.

 

Running of the Bulls 2020 dates and activities

 

 

 

Monday, July 6:  Opening Ceremony 

 

12:00 pm - Txupinazo Opening Ceremonies at Plaza Consistorial

 

1:30 pm - Folkloric Festival at Plaza de Los Fueros

 

4:30 pm - Giants and Big Heads parade around Pamplona’s city center

 

6:00 pm – Menudas fiestas activities for children at Plaza Conde Rodezno

 

6:30 pm – Rejones bullfights on horseback at Plaza de Toros 

 

6:30 pm - Piper's Parade Music in Casco Viejo

 

8:00 pm - Navarra Symphony Orchestra performance at Chapel of San Fermin

 

8:00 pm – Folkloric music El Bosquecillo

 

8:00 pm - Puppets and marionettes at Plaza La Libertad

 

8:30 pm – Live music for teens and young people at Plaza de Fueros

 

9:00 pm - Folkloric dance at Plaza del Castillo

 

9:00 pm – Street theater at Carlos III Ave.

 

10:00 pm - Toro de Fuego (fireworks bull) starting at Santo Domingo Street

 

11:15 pm – Firework contests at Citadel Park

 

11:30 pm - Concert at Plaza de Los Fueros

 

11:30 pm - Dance Party at Plaza de La Cruz

 

11:59 pm - Midnight marching bands throughout Pamplona

 

12:00 am – Outdoor concert and dancing at Plaza de Castillo

 

12:00 am – Outdoor concert and dancing at Parque de Antonuitti

 

Tuesday, July 7:  The first bull run (encierro) and bullfights of the festival 

 

6:45 am – The Pamplonesa music band marches through the streets

 

7:00 am – Equine fair (feria del Ganado) runs until 3 pm

 

8:00 am – First bull run of the festival starts at Santo Domingo street

 

10:00 am – San Fermin Procession

 

11:30 am – Children’s activities and entertainment at Plaza Conde Rodezno

 

12:00 pm – Marching bands through Casco Viejo

 

5:30 pm - Caballeros parade and music band from Plaza Consistorial

 

6:00 pm – Children’s activities and entertainment at Plaza Conde Rodezno

 

6:30 pm - First bullfight at Plaza de Toros

 

7:30 pm – Basque music concert at Parque la Taconera

 

8:00 pm - El Bosquecillo folkloric music

 

8:00 pm – Marionettes show at Plaza Conde Rodezno

 

8:30 pm – Live music and DJs at Plaza de los Fueros

 

9:00 pm - Dance party at Plaza Castillo

 

9:00 pm – Street theater at Carlos III Ave.

 

9:00 pm -- Jazzfermín Joven concerts at Plaza de los Burgos

 

10:00 pm - Toro de Fuego (fire bull) at Plaza de Santiago

 

10:00 pm – Giants and Big Heads parade 

 

11:00 pm – Fireworks contest at Citadel Park

 

11:30 pm – Outdoor music concert at Plaza de Los Fueros and Plaza de la Cruz

 

11:59 pm - midnight marching bands throughout Pamplona

 

Midnight – Jazz music at Plaza de los Burgos

 

Wednesday, July 8: Big departure day for spectators, take advantage of mid-fiesta package pricing

 

6:45 am – The Pamplonesa music band marches through the streets

 

8:00 am – Pamplona Bull Run 

 

9:30 am - Giants and Big Heads around Pamplona’s City Center

 

11:30 am - Activities for Children at Plaza Conde Rodezno

 

12:00 pm – Demonstrations of traditional rural sports at Plaza de los Fueros

 

12:00 pm – Recital de Jotas (traditional Navarre songs)

 

5:30 pm – Caballeros Parade and Music Band from Plaza Consistorial

 

6:00 pm - Activities for Children at Plaza de La Libertad

 

6:30 pm - Bullfight at Plaza de Toros

 

8:00 pm - El Bosquecillo folkloric music

 

8:00 pm – Marionettes show at Plaza Conde Rodezno

 

8:30 pm – Music for young people at Plaza de Los Fueros

 

9:00 pm - Street Theatre Show at Avenida Carlos III

 

9:00 pm - Dance Party at Plaza Castillo

 

10:00 pm - Toro de Fuego (firework bull) 

 

11:00 pm – Fireworks contest

 

11:30 pm – Outdoor music at Plaza de Los Fueros

 

11:30 pm – Outdoor music and dance party at Plaza de la Cruz

 

12:00 am – Concert and dancing at Parque de Antonuitti

 

 

 

Thursday, July 9 – Pamplona bull runs and bullfights continue

 

6:45 am – The Pamplonesa music band marches through the streets

 

8:00 am – Pamplona Bull Run 

 

9:30 am - Giants and Big Heads around Pamplona’s City Center

 

11:30 am - Activities for Children at Plaza Conde Rodezno

 

12:00 pm – Demonstrations of traditional rural sports at Plaza de los Fueros

 

12:00 pm – Recital de Jotas (traditional Navarre songs)

 

5:30 pm – Caballeros Parade and Music Band from Plaza Consistorial

 

6:00 pm - Activities for Children at Plaza Conde Rodezno

 

6:30 pm – Corrida de Toros bullfight at Plaza de Toros

 

7:30 pm – Basque music concert at Parque la Taconera

 

8:00 pm – Marionettes show at Plaza Conde Rodezno

 

8:30 pm – Music for young people at Plaza de Los Fueros

 

9:00 pm - Street Theatre Show at Avenida Carlos III

 

9:00 pm - Dance party at Plaza Castillo

 

10:00 pm - Toro de Fuego (firework bull) 

 

11:00 pm – Fireworks contest

 

11:30 pm – Spanish music at Plaza de Los Fueros

 

11:30 pm – Music festival at Plaza de la Cruz

 

12:00 am – Concert and dancing at Parque de Antonuitti until 3 am

 

Friday, July 10 – Festival spectators increase with influx of Europeans

 

6:45 am – The Pamplonesa music band marches through the streets

 

7:00 am – Feria de Ganado equine fair

 

8:00 am – Pamplona Bull Run 

 

9:30 am - Giants and Big Heads around Pamplona’s City Center

 

11:00 am – Ofrenda infantil a San Fermin -- children’s offerings of flowers to St. Fermin

 

11:30 am - Activities for Children at Plaza Conde Rodezno

 

12:00 pm – Demonstrations of traditional rural sports at Plaza de los Fueros

 

12:00 pm – Recital de Jotas (traditional Navarre songs)

 

12:00 pm – Band concert at Plaza de la Cruz

 

1:00 pm – Basque music at Parque la Taconera

 

5:30 pm – Caballeros Parade and Music Band from Plaza Consistorial

 

6:00 pm – Ronde de Jotas - typical songs of Pamplona

 

6:30 pm – Corrida de Toros bullfight at Plaza de Toros

 

7:30 pm – Basque music concert at Parque la Taconera

 

8:00 pm - El Bosquecillo folkloric music

 

8:00 pm – Marionettes show at Plaza Conde Rodezno

 

8:00 pm – Music festival at Plaza de la Cruz

 

8:30 pm – Music for young people at Plaza de Los Fueros

 

9:00 pm – Jazzfermín Joven outdoor concert at Plaza de los Burgos

 

10:00 pm - Toro de Fuego (firework bull) 

 

11:00 pm – Fireworks contest

 

11:30 pm – Spanish music at Plaza de Los Fueros

 

11:59 pm – Midnight marching bands

 

11:59 pm - Dance party at Plaza Castillo

 

12:00 am – Jazz concert at Plaza de los Burgos

 

12:00 am – Concert and dancing at Parque de Antonuitti until 3 am

 

Saturday, July 11 – Weekend draws more visitors for San Fermin Festivities

 

6:45 am – The Pamplonesa music band marches through the streets

 

8:00 am – Pamplona Bull Run 

 

9:30 am - Giants and Big Heads around Pamplona’s City Center

 

11:00 am - Espectáculo Taurino bull show at Plaza de Toros

 

11:30 am - Activities for Children at Plaza Conde Rodezno

 

12:00 pm – Demonstrations of traditional rural sports at Plaza de los Fueros

 

12:00 pm – Band concert at Plaza de la Cruz

 

12:00 pm – Recital de Jotas

 

1:00 pm – Basque music at Parque la Taconera

 

1:30 pm – Folkloric music festival at Plaza de los Fueros

 

5:30 pm – Caballeros Parade and Music Band from Plaza Consistorial

 

6:00 pm - Activities for Children at Plaza Conde Rodezno

 

6:30 pm – Corrida de Toros bullfight at Plaza de Toros

 

7:30 pm – Basque music concert at Parque la Taconera

 

8:00 pm - El Bosquecillo folkloric music

 

8:00 pm – Music festival at Plaza de la Cruz

 

8:30 pm – Music for young people at Plaza de Los Fueros

 

9:00 pm – JazzFermin Joven outdoor concert at Plaza de los Burgos

 

10:00 pm - Toro de Fuego (firework bull) 

 

11:00 pm – Fireworks contest

 

11:30 pm – Spanish music at Plaza de Los Fueros

 

11:59 pm – midnight marching bands

 

11:59 pm - Dance party at Plaza Castillo

 

12:00 am – Jazz concert at Plaza de los Burgos

 

12:00 am – Concert and dancing at Parque de Antonuitti until 3 am

 

Sunday, July 12 – Good arrival day for festival’s Closing Ceremony

 

6:45 am – The Pamplonesa music band marches through the streets

 

8:00 am – Pamplona Bull Run 

 

9:30 am - Giants and Big Heads around Pamplona’s City Center

 

11:30 am - Activities for Children at Plaza Conde Rodezno

 

12:00 pm – Band concert at Plaza de la Cruz

 

12:00 pm – Special concert Paseo de Sarasate

 

12:00 pm – Recital de Jotas

 

12:00 pm – Demonstrations of traditional rural sports at Plaza de los Fueros

 

1:00 pm – Basque music at Parque la Taconera

 

1:30 pm – Folkloric music festival at Plaza de los Fueros

 

5:30 pm – Caballeros Parade and Music Band from Plaza Consistorial

 

6:00 pm – Ronde de Jotas - typical songs of Pamplona

 

6:30 pm – Corrida de Toros bullfight at Plaza de Toros

 

7:30 pm – Basque music concert at Parque la Taconera

 

8:00 pm - El Bosquecillo folkloric music

 

8:00 pm – Marionettes show at Plaza Conde Rodezno

 

8:00 pm – Music festival at Plaza de la Cruz

 

8:30 pm – Music for young people at Plaza de Los Fueros

 

9:00 pm – JazzFermin Joven outdoor concert at Plaza de los Burgos

 

9:00 pm – Street theater on Carlos III Ave

 

10:00 pm - Toro de Fuego (firework bull) 

 

11:00 pm – Fireworks contest

 

11:30 pm – Spanish music at Plaza de Los Fueros

 

11:59 pm – midnight marching bands

 

11:59 pm - Dance party at Plaza Castillo

 

12:00 am – Jazz concert at Plaza de los Burgos

 

12:00 am – Concert and dancing at Parque de Antonuitti until 3 am

 

Monday, July 13, 2020 – Penultimate day of San Fermin Festival

 

6:45 am – The Pamplonesa music band marches through the streets

 

8:00 am – Pamplona Bull Run 

 

9:30 am - Giants and Big Heads around Pamplona’s City Center

 

11:00 am - Espectáculo Taurino bull show at Plaza de Toros

 

11:30 am - Activities for Children at Plaza Conde Rodezno

 

12:00 pm – Band concert at Plaza de la Cruz

 

12:00 pm – Special concert Paseo de Sarasate

 

12:00 pm – Recital de Jotas

 

12:00 pm – Demonstrations of traditional rural sports at Plaza de los Fueros

 

1:00 pm – Basque music at Parque la Taconera

 

1:30 pm – Folkloric music festival at Plaza de los Fueros

 

5:30 pm – Caballeros Parade and Music Band from Plaza Consistorial

 

6:00 pm – Ronde de Jotas - typical songs of Pamplona

 

6:30 pm – Corrida de Toros bullfight at Plaza de Toros

 

7:30 pm – Basque music concert at Parque la Taconera

 

8:00 pm - El Bosquecillo folkloric music

 

8:00 pm – Marionettes show at Plaza Conde Rodezno

 

8:00 pm – Music festival at Plaza de la Cruz

 

8:30 pm – Music for young people at Plaza de Los Fueros

 

9:00 pm – Street theater on Carlos III Ave

 

10:00 pm - Toro de Fuego (firework bull) 

 

11:00 pm – Fireworks contest

 

11:30 pm – Spanish music at Plaza de Los Fueros

 

11:59 pm – midnight marching bands

 

11:59 pm - Dance party at Plaza Castillo

 

Tuesday, July 14 -  Pobre de Mi Closing Ceremony

 

6:45 am – The Pamplonesa music band marches through the streets

 

8:00 am – Final bull run for the festival 

 

9:30 am - Giants and Big Heads around Pamplona’s City Center

 

10:45 am – Special mass to honor San Fermin 

 

11:30 am - Activities for Children at Plaza Conde Rodezno

 

12:00 pm – Band concert at Plaza de la Cruz

 

12:00 pm – Mid-day marching bands

 

12:00 pm – Recital de Jotas

 

12:00 pm – Demonstrations of traditional rural sports at Plaza de los Fueros

 

1:00 pm – Basque music at Parque la Taconera

 

1:00 pm – Basque flute players in Plaza San Jose

 

2:00 pm – Farewell to Giants and Big Heads at Plaza Consistorial

 

5:30 pm – Caballeros Parade and Music Band from Plaza Consistorial

 

6:00 pm – Ronde de Jotas - typical songs of Pamplona

 

6:30 pm – Corrida de Toros bullfight at Plaza de Toros

 

7:30 pm – Basque music concert at Parque la Taconera

 

8:00 pm - El Bosquecillo folkloric music

 

8:00 pm – Music festival at Plaza de la Cruz

 

8:30 pm – Music for young people at Plaza de Los Fueros

 

9:00 pm – Street theater on Carlos III Ave

 

10:00 pm - Toro de Fuego (firework bull) 

 

11:00 pm – Fireworks contest

 

11:59 pm – Pobre de Mi candlelit closing ceremony at Plaza Consistorial