While we are still waiting to see how things will develop during this month of December regarding Covid, we can already share some activities and Christmas markets in Malaga and the province that are confirmed.
Activities and Christmas markets in Malaga
‘Sabor a Málaga’ Gran Mercado
Lovers of local culinary delights should not miss the Great Market ‘Taste of Malaga’, which will take place in the centre of Malaga from 4th to 8th December from 10 am to 6 pm. On this special occasion there will be two big stages, at Paseo del Parque and Plaza de la Marina.
At Paseo del Parque there will be around 60 stalls selling products from Malaga, such as breads, sausages, honeys, Christmas sweets, extra virgin olive oil, chocolates, liqueurs, distillates, craft beers, goat cheeses, wines and jams.
At Plaza de la Marina there will be a catering area with takeaway food, musical performances every day at 3 pm and a stage where will take place workshops and showcooking.
How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/kMhbbpfvmNKHReF2A
Christmas Markets in Malaga
Christmas Market at Paseo del Parque
The market with a total of 70 stalls will be open throughout the month of December and until Three Kings Day, with strict security measures and respect for distances. Due to the current time restriction, the Christmas stalls will have to close at 6 pm every day, until further notice.
How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/6p7t13CxPQLs9Yuh6
Christmas Market and activities at Pier One
The Magic Christmas Market takes place at Pier One throughout the month of December and until 10 January, from 10 am to 6 pm.
Muelle Uno is just a few minutes’ walk from the historic centre of Malaga, a beautiful open-air place by the sea with restaurants and shops, where you can enjoy a stroll, watch magnificent sunsets.
The annual Christmas markets usually have a clear focus on families with children, with lots of fun activities, it is worth coming to.
Audiovisual show Magic in the Chapel
In Muelle Uno there is also a small old chapel where this year we can enjoy an audiovisual show, every day from 6 pm to 9 pm, with shows every 15 minutes.
How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/u43WDtD6LthkCsua7
Christmas Market in Fuengirola
In Fuengirola, a new edition of the traditional Christmas Market is already underway in the Plaza de la Constitución, with 16 wooden cabins, with all the measures recommended by the health authorities. The market with typical Christmas products will be open until 20th December.
How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/LbCFm5jS9Xux6DJp6
Christmas Activities in Malaga
Activities in the Botanical Garden La Concepción
The Botanical-Historical Garden La Concepción organises an open-air family activity that includes a scavenger hunt, a puppet theatre and a guided tour. The activities take place on the 5th, 6th and 8th, as well as on the 12th, 13th, 19th, 20th, 26th and 27th of December, at 11 and 12.30 respectively and last about two hours.
The use of a mask will be compulsory and groups are limited to 15 people. Those interested can book tickets (at a price of 7.50 euros, children under 3 years old free of charge) by calling 951 92 61 80.
Activities at the C.C. Miramar Fuengirola
In the C.C Miramar of Fuengirola there is a Christmas village with many activities for the whole family and with total security: All activities have reduced capacity and comply with all safety and hygiene measures.
To access the activities and workshops in the Miramar Christmas village you must make an appointment in advance and once there you must show the elves the free APP of the shopping centre available for iPhone or Android.
Activities: Visits to Father Christmas (from 30th November to 24th December) Timetable: Monday to Friday from 3 pm to 6 pm. Saturdays, Sundays and holidays open from 12 to 6 pm. December 24: from 12 to 2 pm. One family unit per appointment, maximum 6 people.
Elves Tour (from 30th November to 24th December)
An Elf with the keys to all the houses in the village will show you their secrets.
Timetable: Monday to Thursday from 5 to 6 pm. December 24 from 12 to 2 pm. One family per appointment, maximum 6 people.
Secret Christmas messages and Christmas spy games (from 5 December to 3 January). The Elves will teach the techniques needed to decipher coded messages. There will also be games and activities about the world of spies. Timetable: Friday from 4 to 6 pm. Saturdays, Sundays and holidays from 12 to 2 pm and from 4 to 6 pm. For unaccompanied minors from 6 to 12 years old.
Christmas stories (from 4 December to 3 January)
Elves and other Christmas characters tell stories and Christmas tales.
Timetable: Friday from 4 to 6 pm. Saturdays, Sundays and holidays open from 12 to 2 pm and from 4 to 6 pm. December 31, from 12 to 14 h. One family group per appointment, maximum 6 people.
Visits to the Three Kings in their Jaima (from 26 December to 5 January)
The Three Kings will receive the children in their Jaima to take a panoramic photo. Timetable: Monday to Friday from 3 pm to 6 pm. Saturdays, Sundays 6 pm and opening holidays, from 12 to 5 pm. December 31 from 12 to 2 pm. One family unit per appointment, maximum 6 people.
Paje Real Storyteller (from 28 December to 5 January)
The Paje Real de los Reyes Magos will tell stories and anecdotes that are very entertaining. Timetable: Monday to Thursday from 5 to 6 pm.