Fira de la Taronja (Orange Fest)

Editor's Update: Potentially cancelled due to COVID-19

Sóller, Port de Sóller and Fornalutx – also known as the Valley of the Orange, will celebrate their namesake with Fira de la Taronja (Festival of the Orange) on March 28 – April 5. Organized by the Ajuntement de Sóller, the celebration will include a variety of festivities, workshops, exhibitions, taste-testing, contests and live music. A handful of restaurants in Soller and Port de Soller will offer affordable (€ 23), special menus featuring orange and citrus ingredients.

Select activities in Soller:

Friday, March 20
6:00pm – 8:00pm: Cooking workshop for children. Location: Almeda. Organized by Cook & Play. Price € 6. Information and registrations on the tel. 628138090 and in the mail: m.orozc[email protected](walk-in registrations if space allows).

7:00pm: ORANGE NIGHT. Gastro-orange tasting and live music.

7:00pm: Beginning of route for TAPES AND PINKS WITH CITRUS - skewer or lid + drink, € 5 - (in participating establishments). Location: Square and center of Sóller.

7:00pm: Live music, with the EMPELTATS, SE TREMPA and SONATS groups.

9:00pm: Delivery of the Gold Medal of the Agricultural Cooperative of Sant Bartomeu. Location: Sunset Center of the Cooperativa de Sóller.

Saturday, March 21
10:00am – 4:00pm: XIV FAIR OF THE ORANGE OF THE VALLEY OF SÓLLER. Location: Plaza Constitution

  • Exhibition of varieties of citrus fruit, by the Cooperativa Agrícola (on display at the entrance of the Town Hall from March 22 to April 5)
  • Orange Market with orange and citrus products
  • Show and sell citrus related products
  • Soller Craft Market
  • Sample and sale of traditional products and crafts
  • Gastronomic and trade show in the Plaza Constitución, Mercat Municipal and shopping streets
  • ROUTE OF TAPES AND PINKS WITH CITRUS -pinco or lid + drink, 5 € (in affiliated establishments.

10:00am – 4:00pm: Cooking workshop for children. Location: Almeda, Organized by Cook & Play. Cost: € 6. Information and registrations on the tel. 628138090 and in the mail: [email protected](walk-in registrations if space allows).

10:00am – 1:00pm: Box office day at the MUSEUM OF SÓLLER (C Sa Mar, 9).

11:30am: OPENING OF THE FAIR. By Ms. Lucia Oliver Coll (Godmother of the Fair), Authorities and Brave Women.

11:30am – 4:00pm: Select tastings with orange and citrus fruits. Location: Pl. Constitution. Cost: € 3. By: Aimia Hotel & Airecel Restaurant, Can Gata, Ca'n Pinxo, Don Pedro Café Bistró, Gran Hotel Sóller, Restaurant Es Canyís, Restaurant El Guia (Ca's Pentinador) and Sa Cuina d'en Marc.

12:00pm: Counting of oranges contest, "QUANTES TARONGES TENC". Location: Pl. Constitution. With the special collaboration of MIQUEL MONTORO.

1:00pm: Canoneta de Sóller 2020 Competition. Location: Pl. Constitution. (Information and registrations in the Agricultural Cooperative, tel. 971 63 02 94).

2:00pm: Proclamation of contest winners and finalists.

2:30pm – 4:00pm: Concert with AnimAcústicA.

4:00pm: Guided tour. “Hydraulic heritage of Sóller,” by Miquel Gual. Meeting place: Town Hall. Price: € 5. Reservations at [email protected] or by phone 971 63 84 58.

Sunday, March 22
10:00am – 2:00pm: Variety of local shows of "Orange" and guided visit to orchards of orange and citrus cultivation, by Josep Mora Serra, specialist in citrus fruits. Location: Center Sunset. A Local Variety Association initiative and funded by FOGAIBA Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries. Registration on the phone: 971 63 02 94 (Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm), [email protected]

10:00am – 4:00pm: Soller Craft Market. Sample and sale of handicrafts, traditional and Orange products.

Thursday, March 26
5:00pm: Conference of Citrus Fertilization, by ANA QUIÑONES, IVIA researcher, specializing in the study of the fertilization of citrus fruits. Location: Sunset of the Cooperative of Sant Bartomeu. Co-funded by FOGAIBA-Conselleria of Agriculture and Fisheries, City Council of Sóller and Hotel Association of Sóller.

Saturday, March 28:
10:00am – 4:00pm: FAIR OF THE ORANGE OF THE VALLEY OF SÓLLER, in the Constitution Square

  • Orange Market with orange and citrus products
  • Show and sell citrus related products
  • Soller Craft Market
  • Sample and sale of traditional products and crafts
  • Gastronomic and trade show in the Plaza Constitución, Mercat Municipal in shopping streets.
  • ROAD OF TAPES AND PINKS WITH CITRUS -pinco or lid + drink, € 5 - (at adhered establishments)

10:00am 1:00pm: Day of reverse ticket office in MUSEU DE SÓLLER (Carrer de Sa Tue, 9)

10:00am – 4:00pm: Cooking workshop for children. Location: Almeda, Organized by Cook & Play. Cost: € 6. Information and registrations on the tel. 628138090 and in the mail: [email protected](walk-in registrations if vacancies).

Source: Ajuntement de Sóller

Time and date

Friday, March 20, 2020.

Address

Sóller, Spain

Organizer

Ajuntament de Soller

Event website

ajsoller.net/ca/noticies/xiv-fira-i-jornades-gastronomiques-de-la-taronja-de-la-vall-de-soller

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