Things to do on the Costa del Sol in August – Fairs, Street markets, music festivals and more!

Tired of sunbathing and playing golf?, Doesn’t matter if you are living in the Costa del Sol or just spending your holidays here, in Andalucia realty we tell you all the upcoming events in august in Málaga, Marbella, Estepona, Fuengirola, Mijas or Benahavis. Activities for all the family! If you are wondering what to do in Costa del Sol in August 2018, this is your place.

You can download the calendar with all the events in Costa del Sol on the bottom of this page.


The famous fair of Málaga, the biggest popular event in the city, has thousand of visitors each year. The vibrant environment, delicious food and local drinks combine to create the perfect spot to visit if you are staying in Malaga in august. You can visit it from the 11th of august until 19th in the city center (day fair) and in El Cortijo de Torres (night fair with attractions). Come and taste the typical sweet wine or let yourself be driven by the Spanish music. Feel the “fiesta”.


Among all the things to do in Marbella in August we will highly recommend to pay a visit to the Starlite festival, considered as the best boutique festival in Europe.

If you are a music fan, then don’t miss some events as Kool & the Gang in Puente Romano on the 19th or enjoy a delicious meal in Teatro Marbella while participating in a “Dinner show”. A spectacle you can’t miss!

For culture lovers, the Book fair of Marbella offers the possibility of buying almost any title published. It takes place in La Alameda during the month of August.


Food lovers can find their place in the “Food truck Festival” from the 1st of August until the 5th. Serving the most amazing national and international dishes from all around Spain. Come along with friends and family for the food party and enjoy all kinds of tasty goodies with free access. Located in the parking of Teatro Auditorio Felipe VI, Estepona

Armin Van Buuren, Bad Bunny, or Dj Nano are some of the international artist coming to the Los Alamos Beach Festival 2018. This year, the music festival will be moved to the fair ground of Estepona. From the 1st of august until the 5th, all Electronic & Techno music fans are called to go!


As most of villages in the south of Spain, Benahavis also has its Fair. As a renowned town for its gastronomy, in this feria, the food is the main protagonist of the event: Boquerones, chorizo, paella or a selection of meats are served. The festivities include flamenco music and shows everynight. You can enjoy this event from the 11th until the 15th of August.