Festivals & fairs


Many of the fairs & festvals on the Costa del Sol have been cancelled due to coronavirus so please check with the local tourist information centre.

Weekend beach festival in Torre del Mar starts in the first week of July and lasts for 4 day's. The event takes place on the bank of the velez Malaga. It's a music festival and In the past band's like prodigy and Sepultura have played. This year (2019) The latest to confirm are the Black eyed pea's. For more details click here. 2020 Dates 01-07-2020 to 04-07-2020

la Fiesta de la Virgin de Carman is celebrated in the evening on the 16th of July every year. The festival takes place on the beach at Los boliches( in Fuengirola)where a huge float with the Virgin Carman also known as Stella Maris  is taken down to the beach and floated out to sea. This is then followed by a large firework display. Tradition say's that after this festival the water is safe to swim in for another year. 2020 Date 16-07-2020

Ruta de la Tapas. This is a great bit of fun in Mijas. The event runs through all of July and August on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:30pm until 23:30pm. There is a list of bars in Mijas that provide a tapas and a drink for 2 euro. If you want to try some of the Costa del Sols traditional food then have a go do follow the route.

For more information go to the Mijas tourist information centre.

dates for 2020 every tuesday and Thursday in July and August.

Torre del Mar Air show has got to be one of the main events in Torre del Mar. It attracts over 250,000 people over a 3 day free event on the beach. The aircraft range from historical to more modern jet fighters and displays from some on the best pilots in Europe right on the beach. For more details click here 2020 dates 10-07-2020 to 12-07-2020

Estepona fair is a 5 day  event that traditionally starts in the first week of July and lasts for five days. The fair has processions and live music. In the evening temporary stands are set up for music concerts. The streets of Estepona buzz when the fair is in town and most of the town comes to a halt. The fair is geared up for all age groups and is situated at the fair ground on av. Juan Carlos 1 Estepona. dates for 2019  02-07-2019 to 07-07-2019 Dates for 2020 to be confirmed

Feria La Cala de Mijas: Held every year in june / July on the fairground and on the promenade at La Cala de Mijas. This is a great fair and a great time to be in La Cala de Mijas with drinks, music and dancing. 2019 dates 26-06-2019 to 30-06-2019. Dates for 2020 to be confirmed

The Fiestas Marineras: This is a great little festival held at the Parque Huelin in Malaga. it's not a large event but still worth a visit if you are in the area. There is a stage with live music loads of food, alcohol and a great atmosphere.

2019 dates 17th to 21st-07-2019

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