Besides, I look at the bright side of the failed trip. Holy Week The Holy Week Easter celebrations start on Palm Sunday, giving way to a week of processions by around 30 guilds and brotherhoods. Holy Thursday, Good Friday in Date for Alicante monday Monday of Passover are official holidays, although throughout Spain during holy week there are often celebrations and parades every day. There is a fabulous second-hand market in the car park along the riverbed in Jalon selling everything from precious antiques to bric-a-brac and souvenirs. Below you can find a description of local and national holidays and other celebrations in Alicante. Especially celebrated throughout the region of Alicante in Date for Alicante monday he is the patron saint, this is also Fathers Day in Spain. You can enjoy a hearty breakfast at one of the bars in the industrial estate before weaving your way through the crowded market held on Saturdays and Sundays. In the square outside the market is a large flower stall with bouquets and fruit trees.