Periana First or second week in April Día del Aceite Verdial Periana is strongly linked to the olive oil industry, especially to the oil produced from the 'verdial' variety of olive. At the end of the olive harvest the town celebrates with a festival ... opportunity to try the local dish of snails cooked in stock. Alfarnate 16 and 17 June Día de la Cereza When the cherry harvest is coming to the end, Alfarnate celebrates a gastronomic festival promoting the fruit. Alfarnatejo 4 August Día del ... gastronomic festival dedicated to the local chestnuts and wine. Pujerra 2 - 4 November Fiesta de la Castaña Pujerra is one of the biggest producers of chestnuts in Andalucía and the annual harvest is celebrated with a traditional 'tostón' (toasting).