Also in La Mata on Sunday, the pet blessings take place as part of the San Anton de Abad religious festivities, blessings stating at 10:15, so Sunday in La Mata is definitely a day for the pets.
On the subject of San Anton, if you venture a little way north to Alicante, a horse show is taking place in the bull ring on Sunday, starting at 10:30 and then the horses will be blessed at noon, but if you’re into horses, that is certainly something to consider doing.
Back in Torrevieja, on Sunday, the XXIV Torrevieja Sports Gala will be held at the International Auditorium, at 6:00 p.m. In the event that should have taken place at the end of last year, but was postponed, a total of 15 categories will reward athletes, entities and recognise the work and involvement in sport of different people from the great Torrevieja sports family. In total, there have been 167 athletes nominated in this edition and 4 honourable mentions and 5 special mentions will be awarded.
The Pascual Flores pilot boat is open for visitors in Torrevieja on Wednesdays through to Sundays until 29 January.
In the Casa de Cultura in Guardamar del Segura a collective exhibition of the works of young creators in different fields of plastic arts, photography, fashion design, and drawing ends on Saturday. A second collection, featuring “new perspectives” is also on in the same venue until February 4.
On Sunday in Guardamar, a beach cleaning event has been organised, with volunteers asked to congregate near the Alannia camp site before 10:30.
Slightly further north, Santa Pola will see their half marathon taking place on Sunday morning, with up to 6,000 runners taking to the streets of the town, 91 runners are from the UK.