Fiestas del Pilar is held, yearly, in Saragossa the capital of Aragon area. In this fiesta the residents along with tourist honor the saint patron, Virgen Del Pilar.
The festival lasts for seven days where the Day of the Patron, the October 12th, is somewhere between its begining and end. The day of the patron is known as a holiday and a complete rest day.
Above a million and half visitors joine the six hundred thousands local celebrators. In addition to the festive parade, held on the day of the patron, various shows, all around the city, take place on the other seven days of the festival.
In the evening all the crowd reach the main street of the city to enjoy rock and techno concerts and be impressed by the marvelous fireworks show.
Among the various events, a spanish bullfight take place every morning on 08:00 at Plaza de Toros. The traditional bullfight is called vaquillas, the participants are amateur toreadors and everybody who feel courageous enough to participate in this dangerous event.