The main summer event in Salou is considered to be the Golden Nights’ Summer Fiesta which is annually visited by more than 300 thousands of foreign guests. Queen of the festival contest, bright music shows and great pyrotechnic production, street performances and fairs are the main events of the entertainment program of the grand summer fest. Many country fests are devoted to significant historical events. One of such holidays is the Festa del Rei Jaume I.
The holiday is celebrated during a week. The fest starts on the 3rd of September as exactly this day in 1229 the King set to conquer Majorca. His deeds significantly affected the history of the city and sufficiently changed its fortune. Today in order to commemorate this significant historical event the city holds various folks fests with plenty of music shows and fantastic performances as well as numerous gastronomy events. The main entertaining ingredient of the festival is sport competitions. Regatta is held in honor of the King. The sailing competition has got the name of the King as well.
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