A month after the Major Holiday, the representatives of the local folklore returns to the street to celebrate the festivity of the the town patroness, Santa Tecla.
These festivities of Santa Tecla start officially the 22nd of September with the pealing of the church bells and the fusillade of twenty-one morterets. By afternoon, just after the Civic Procession, the floral offering to the patroness takes place.
In the afternoon, the Civic Procession starts at the house of the pendonista (flagholder), that will be accompanied by the cordonistes (assistants). At night, the fireworks followed by musical performances at the seafront and the Grallers dances at the town centre.
The 23rd of September, day of the Patroness, starts with the Matinal (early morning procession) where the youngest performs traditional dances, of fire and different characters and beasts, through the streets of Sitges. At 11 AM, the official mass is held, followed by the exit of the mass and the exhibition of the Castellers (human towers).
It is the same group of castellers, the Young of Sitges that in the afternoon, before the procession and after the concerts and vermouths, descend with a “column of 4” the stairs of la Punta. The festivities conclude with the Procession, the entrance of the Saint and the closing dances of the Giants and the fire beasts.