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Pego Fiestas and Festivals


Festivals and Fiestas in Pego

Pego celebrates a number of fiestas and festivals throughout the year and these include the Moors and Christians (late June), Porrat de Sant Antoni del Porquet (January) and the Pinyata (burial of the sardine).

Some typical local dishes include coconut shrimp with rice crust, rice with beans and turnips and paella with eel and duck. Situated around the church square are bars and restaurants offering traditional Mediterranean cuisine, paellas made with rice from the local paddy fields, fresh fish, seafood and tapas – all served with great wines and desserts made from freshly picked fruit.