Ancient festival based on the auctioning of pig's trotters as an affering to the saint. This one of Compostela's most popular and traditional festivals. It is followed the next day by the Pig's Trotters Festival, when those in attendance sample the pig's trotters auctioned on the previous day. After the auctioning of the pig's trotters, they are now coocked and accompanied by cabbage 'bertóns,' an exclusive recipe from this neighbourhood that is also available in different restaurants. There is also music and dancing in the evening.
Every year more than 1,500 people gather to savour the biggest paella made in Galicia with 1,000 kg of rice. The festival started in 2001 and has already been consolidated as an important event in the Municipality of Silleda’s festive calendar.
This is a very popular festival that is well established in the Municipality of Silleda’scalendar. Every year, more than 10,000 people gather together to savour around 2,000 portions of omelette and 1,000 litres of wine free of charge. The festival began to be held in 1989, reaching its 22nd year in 2010.
The gastronomy festival par excellence in the municipality of Padrón, held on the first Saturday in August in the parish of Herbón. It started in 1978 and is now classified as a Festival of Galician Tourist Interest.
Festival featuring the promotion and tasting of ham, which is held on August 14 in the parish of Bermés (Lalín) and will reach its 16th year in 2014. Cured and roast ham is served, along with bread and wine.