Festivals & Fairs

October 

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.

Feria del Rosario de Fuengirola is Recognized as one of the best fairs in Andalusia and the last of the festive calendar of the Costa del Sol. The fair is at the fair ground in Fuengirola but that is only part of the festivities. For 6 days the activities take part all over Fuengirola. Its a great time to watch locals partying the Spanish way with traditional Flamenco dancing dressed in traditional costumes. There are processions through and equestrian displays all over the town. 2020 Dates 07-10-20 to 14-10-20
 

Oktoberfest Torremolinos hosts famous German beer festival. The gastronomic days will take place around the 3rd & 4th week of October in the square of La Nogalera every day from 12:00 until midnight. The event will be accompanied by daily musical performances with charanga and a stage set in German folklore.
  Taste the typical German culinary specialties in the booths dedicated to German white wine, traditional cheeses, Pretzels, as well as red and white sausages, roasted knuckle, chucrutte, potato salad or frikadelle, at popular prices ranging from € 4 to € 10 (2017 prices).
In addition, this great beer festival will feature a 'Beers of the World' bar with artisanal wheat and barley drinks, select or black. The festive program will be completed with a stall of international drinks and cocktails with the most exotic flavors. The celebration will feature typical Bavarian music. 2018 dates 18th-10-18 to 21nd-10-18. 2020  dates not released yet

San Pedro (Marbella) hosts the final Feria of the year, it begins with the traditional  parade in the afternoon before the spectacular fireworks and the illumination of its famous arches which officially marks the beginning of the week-long celebrations. The fair is held around the 3rd week of October and lasts for 5 days. The fairground is located on Calle Jorge Guillén in San Pedro, which is close to Marbella and Puerto Banus. Live music traditional and modern rock is played all day and night in the casetas. There are BBQ's cooking shrimp, fish and meats. In the evening the fairground amusements start and the party goes on well into the early hours.  This final fair of the year has become a very popular event on the Costa Del Sol. 2020 dates 14-10-20 to 19-10-20

Concentracion Mototuristica: Thousands of motorbikes desend on Torremolinos for three days of motorbike fun arranged by Komando Amimoto motor club. Bikes, stunts and music are all part of this festival. The event is held at the Palacio de Congress off Calle Mexico. 2020 dates 11, 12 and 13th - 10 - 2020.

Oktoberfest Benalmadena Hosts the famous german beer festival. The event is held in the Plaza de Tribuna Arroyo de la Miel. It's a 2 day event held on a Saturday and Sunday. There is a good selection of German beer and Food. It's a great party atmosphere and worth having a walk around. 2020 dates not released yet.

Sopas Perotas day is held in Alora every year and marks the coming of Autumn. The festival is dedicated to it's local soup and the festival is named after it. The soup is made with tomato, peppers onion, potato's and asparagus. From 12:00 midday in the Plaza Baja la Despedia the cooking begins and by 2:00pm the dish is ready and served with the first of the years crop of Alorena olives. 2020 date 03-10-2020 

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