Among the activities prepared for the occasion are the fancy dress contest and the parade of carriages, which brings a myriad of colours to the festival. The competitions of live and prepared crabs are the events proceeding one of the most awaited events of the festivities: the crab paella, available for everybody who attends the celebrations.

The climax of the festival is the burning of a giant wooden crab, with which the festivities are drawn to a close until the next year.

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General information:
Castilla y León Tourist Interest
First Sunday of august


Herrera de Pisuerga. 34400 Palencia.

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Oficina de Turismo of Herrera de Pisuerga


Paseo de los Tilos,1. Herrera de Pisuerga. 34400 Palencia.

Teléfono: 979 140 096 / 645 885 566


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Tourist Office Regional of Palencia


C/ Mayor, 31. Palencia. 34001 Palencia.

Telephone: 979 706 523

Fax: 979 706 525