The Fair of Malaga is the biggest event in Costa del Sol. Every year on August, the city adorns itself to assemble thousands of persons, attracted by the vibrant ambience, the charming of the people, and the great gastronomy and leisure options.
When is the Feria de Malaga this year?
The Malaga Fair in 2018 will start on the 11th of August and end on the night of the 19th. During this week-long street party, there are various activities including plenty of Flamenco music, dances, shows, and night attractions.
The opening of the fair will take place on the Malageta beach on the night of the 10th. And it will include a firework show and the concert of Efecto Mariposa.
At the bottom of this page you can download a complete program with the timetable and activities taking place during the Feria of Malaga. They are all free!
Where is the Malaga Fair celebrated?
The fair is divided in two options. The night fair, and the Day Fair.
The day fair:
It takes place in the city centre of Malaga, among all the historical streets of the old quarter. For this occasion, several scenarios, booths and facilities are installed all over the centre. There will be live music everyday in the most popular squares of Malaga such as: Plaza de la constitución, Plaza de la Merced, Mitjana, Las flores or San Pedro de alcantara.
The delicious typical dishes of Malaga can be tasted at any time in booths and restaurants: Gazpacho, salmorejo, cured ham, “montaditos”, paella…. ¡Not to forget the Fritura Malagueña! The Fritura is the most popular dish of the Costa del Sol, consisting of a variety of typical fish from the Mediterranean (such as small sharks, prawns, rosada, or little squids) floured and fried.
If you are a wine lover, delight yourself with a taste of the Malaga Dulce, Moscatel, Cartojal, or unique wines from the Serrania de Ronda. Sangria is also very famous during this days.
The night fair:
Situated at Cortijo de Torres, the night fair has many activities for the whole family. Rollercoasters, big wheels, carousels, bumper cars…. The youngest of the house can enjoy the numerous fair attractions available for all ages.
Food and music is also available during the night fair, having some fast foods and churros y tortitas stalls besides the traditional food served in the booths. There are free concerts and shows every night in the large public booths of the fair. Each booth is dedicated to a different type of spectacle: Concerts, Flamenco, shows for Kids and Equestrian shows. ¡For free!