This weekend, 6 and 7 in October, Gata will be filled with leisure proposals thanks to the fifteenth edition of the Fira Gata al Carrer. An event that this year arrives with an attractive novelty: the exhibition of Lego trains that for the first time can be visited in the region.
This exhibition, which comes together with the association Valbrick, will be open Saturday all day and Sunday until 14 hours, so that all LEGO fans who want to get closer to Gata can enjoy it.
The theme chosen for this exhibition is that of "Trains and Houses", with more than 10 train machines and more than 50 wagons. The number of pieces that will be used will exceed the 50.000 and the assembly of the exhibition will start on Friday 5 to be ready on Saturday in the first hour.
In addition to the exhibition of these LEGO constructions, there will also be several free workshops such as the "Crazy Wheels", "Briconsejos" and guided tour, in addition to other workshops that will be paid as are the "fast construction", "search for the intruder" and "guess the pieces."
Novelty: The Carrer de la Salut
The fair presents another novelty for all those concerned about health, a street of health where to control various ailments and make different tests.
Visitors can access an eye strain measurement or a review of the auditory canal, on the street of health, in the hands of Óptica Signes on the two days of the fair, as well as enjoying everything related to health at its stand. natural and try new products.
You can also take the voltage or an electrocardiogram, thanks to Grimalt Assegurances that will take you there to the IMED hospital. Tormos Pharmacy will allow access to a bone densitometry to know the level of osteoporosis, and there will also be some practices to learn how to use a defibrillator.
New Carrer de la Moda
Another novelty of the XV Fira de Gata is Fashion Street, a space where local fashion will be represented and where things will happen during the two days. Hairdressers, aesthetics, accessories and clothing come together on fashion street. There, on Saturday afternoon there will be several parades where fifths and fifths of the locality will act as catwalk models to show hairstyles and fashion that can be bought inside the town.
In addition, during the day there will be hairdressers who take part in the parade, preparing the hairstyles of the models live. There will also be a DJ and a photocall where you can take a photo to compete in the raffle for a handful of gifts related to fashion. All those who come and take a photo for social networks with the hashtag #ModaGata y #firagataalcarrer they will enter a raffle on Saturday and another on Sunday.
Exhibition of birds of breed
Visitors to the Fira de Gata can also enjoy this year's exhibition of bred birds on La Bassa street.
This exhibition is one of the most well-known attractions of the fair and it is thanks to the neighbors of Gata fans of this type of birds that are associated with AVIVAL, the association of breeders of breeds of chickens, pigeons, rabbits and wild natives, which was born in 2004. This association holds an annual exhibition in different locations in the Region of Valencia to publicize this hobby, and the many breeds of birds that care and raise.
The visit to the exhibition that will be in the XV Fira Gata al Carrer will be free, and almost all the animals that will be there will be for sale. In addition all visitors can collaborate in this initiative buying tickets for the draw of two dinners to the Cosa Nostra. There will be a raffle per day, one on Saturday and another on Sunday. The winner will be the one that coincides with the last three numbers of the ONCE lottery.
Routes of the Fira
In this edition of the Fira Gata al Carrer, it offers again the opportunity to meet and discover the most interesting corners of Gata. For them, the City Council has once again organized a series of routes to show the locality to visitors.
El Saturday 6 October There will be a guided tour to get to know the Shrine of the town by Miguel Vives. The route will take place at the 16: 30 h from the town hall and at the mysteries of the place surrounding the famous Ermita de Gata, home of the miracle of the White Tree.
For Sunday 7 They have prepared 2 routes. In the first place, the hiking route will depart, from the information center of the Touristinfo Gata to the 9: 00 in the morning. This route will be the inauguration of a new variant of the PR412.1 of Tossal del Moro, encouraged to discover this variant by walking with the townspeople. The route, of medium difficulty, has an approximate duration of 4 hours and its route is approximately 10'5km.
The inscription to attend this exit senderista is completely free through the facebook of the fair or in the Tourist Info Gata, through the mail email@example.com, the telephone (965757317), or the same day before the exit. There will be a maximum of 50 people.
At the end of the route and to continue enjoying the XV Fira Gata al Carrer, a shower service has been made available to all participants in the 13 sports pavilion: 30 to 14: 30 horas. It is recommended to bring clothes and shoes suitable for the route, water and lunch.
To finish on Sunday, the route of the factories, a guided tour by the technician of Creama, Rosa Alemán. It will be at the 11: 00 in the morning and will have output at the town hall. This route aims to take visitors to know some of the most traditional and historical factories in the municipality.
The Cars and the chess, also protagonists of the Fira
Throughout the weekend, visitors to the Fira Gata al Carrer will be able to enjoy the traditional car rides thanks to the association of carters of Gata Amigos del Caballo, promoters of this activity.
In addition to 15 years of the fair, 6 chess years are also celebrated at the fair, a championship that has been gaining recognition and has emerged as one of the most important regional appointments with chess.
The championship will be held on Sunday 7 of October in the morning and those interested can already register through the email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 659 826 070. As every year will be an exciting tournament that will be played on the street from 10 to 13 hours, at the end will be awarded the prizes, which will be 3 prizes of 100 €, 35 € and 25 euros, and three more children's prizes that will be 3 gifts. The prizes will be delivered in the form of a gift voucher to be spent within the Cat Trade.
Important presence of gastronomy
This year the fair has been arranged in a special way so that inside the tour visitors can sit down to eat and drink whenever they want. The tables will be arranged between the food and drink stands.
The gastronomy will be open all day, there is no need to wait for the night to enjoy the Fair, since the Fair in Gata is a day fair, where to go with the children or with the elders of the house. From the 10: 00 in the morning to the 22: 00 hours will be active.
In addition, from the Commerce Association of Gata have prepared a number of activities, workshops, tastings, and shopping attractions for visitors to know better the town and enjoy your visit all day.