July 18, 2013 - July 20, 2013
Fiesta de San Fermin en Pensacola "Running of the Bulls"
5:30pm - Sat. 4pm
130 E. Government St.
Pensacola, FL 32501
The Fiesta de San Fermin en Pensacola is a blend of Pensacolas Spanish History and Culture with the daring and whimsy of a traditional Encierro (Bull Run). The Festial will pay homage to the Fiesta de San Fermin, held yearly in Pamplona, Spain, and is most notable for the "Running of The Bulls" made famous by Ernest Hemingway in his novel "The Sun Also Rises. The Fiesta de San Fermin en Nueva Orleans in New Orleans, Lousiana has also heavily influenced the Pensacola event. 20th of July at Seville Quarter, in Downtown Pensacola. The run is a FREE family event and is open to all ages. The three-day event will be a blend of Ernest Hemingway, Spain, music, food & drink in a semi life-threatening experience. The weekend will start on Thursday, July 18th with a Spanish inspired Wine Pairing Dinner prepared by Seville Quarters Executive Chef, Brandon Melton. The cost for the event is $60.00 per person (tax and gratuity not included). Reservation required, this event is limited to 80 seats. The Fiesta de San Fermin en Pensacola will feature a customary Bullish Street Chase only the Bulls are members of the Pensacola Roller Gurlz and select participants from other roller-derby leagues across the country. In tradition of the New Orleans version, in place of angry bulls, the roller derby enthusiasts will be wielding wiffle bats to chase the runners through the streets of Historic Downtown Pensacola. Runners are required to wear (any kind) of white shirt, white pants or shorts and wear a red bandana or piece of red cloth around the waste and neck. There are only five rules for attending the Bull Run: 1. Run At Your Own Risk! 2. Do NOT Touch The Bulls. 3. If You Go Down, Stay Down. 4. Do NOT Stand Still. and Lastly. 5. Children Under Ten (or those that dont want to be hit) Use The Sidewalk!