The annual fair in Malaga...
... is renowned for being amongst the largest and most prestigious in south Europe.
Since 1941 the fair starts in the weekend most nearby the 15th, and continue until the following Sunday.
Every Malagueño looks forward to this most enchanting and great event, to which every year hundreds of thousands of tourist come from all over the world to savour the Mediterranean culture.
The fair consists of various important events:
- THE INAUGURATION ACT, with fireworks and a giant concert with international artists.
The fair counts with 2 parts, the Central Part and the Royal Fair:
The Centre Fair
The Central Part takes place in the ancient centre of Malaga every day between noon and 7 P.M.
Everywhere on the main streets and squared people gather to see eat and have a drink while watching the various folklore artists and of course dance Flamenco.
The places of major importance are Calle Larios, Calle Granada, Plaza de Uncibay and Plaza Mitjana.
In the main ‘casetas’ (stands or saloons placed by organizations, companies or simply groups of friends), located on Plaza de la Marina and Plaza de la Constitución, one can enjoy the typical drinks and food of to the Malaga fair.
Around 7 p.m. it’s time to go home (or to your hotel) to have a shower and a nap in order to be ready to move on to the Royal fair. Malaga knows how to enjoy life!
The Royal Fair
The royal fair takes place at the ‘Cortijo de Torres’, a place completely adequate to accommodate our most prestigious feast of the year.
Hundreds of ‘casetas’ are waiting for you and anyone will pleased to find his spot according to personal preferences, with saloons ranging from very Flamenco to more modern or even places exclusively for adolescents to party.
There’s no place like the casetas to meet new friends while having a typical drink o meal o while dancing the night away.
The Attraction Part
Next to the casetas is the attraction part, with stands ranging from merry-go-rounds for the smallest to the wildest attractions for the most dare-all.