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.

Ruta De La Tapas Erotica. Every November usually in the first weeks Fuengirola holds the Erotic Tapas competition where local restaurants design erotic tapas and are judged by the customers. To participate you need to collect a passport and map from the tourist information centre then get the passport stamped at each restaurant then judge the best tapas and hand it  back to the tourist information office. In years past there has been prizes for participating.

 2020 dates to be confirmed 

Christmas light switch on: All over the Costa del sol crowds gather for the annual Christmas light swith on's in all of the towns. The biggest being in Malaga and Marbella. The lights are switched on towards the end of November and the beginning of December. Then repeat there performances daily until they are switched off for the year most on the 6th January. For more details and directions to Christmas lights decorations in the Costa Del Sol click here.

Christmas Markets: Around November and December Christmas Market start opening all over the Costa del Sol. Selling Christmas decorations, toys, sweets, cheeses and wines. Some of the markets are quite small as in Fuengirola and much larger markets as in Malaga. The one thing they all have in common especially in the evening is that Christmas feeling. They are all worth going to for that alone. For more details and directions to the Christmas markets on the Costa del Sol click here.

Fiesta del Conejo in Parauta is in honor of the rabbit. In the past Parauta has relied on rabbit to feed it's population and formed part of there diet. The festival is held on the second or third Saturday of November every year and includes traditional dancing and music together. Rabbit is on the menu so get your free portion of rabbit casserole. The festival starts at midday.

2022 date to be confirmed 

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The coastal beach resorts on the Costa Del Sol

Towns & villages in and around the Costa del Sol

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