Events Calendar in Malaga: May 2015

May is not only a month of lush flowering and fantastic weather on the Costa del Sol, but also presents a colourful variety of events for all tastes such as the Book Fair, an Alternative Health Fair, markets, gastronomic fairs in the villages, San Isidro Day in Estepona, the White Night Malaga and more … find out more in our Events Calendar Malaga May 2015!


Feria Libros Palmeral de las SorpresasBook Fair

cartel feria del Libro sin fechaAt Palmeral de las Sorpresas (Palm Garden of Surprises) at the Port takes place during 10 days the 45th edition of the Malaga Book Fair, with book signings, the latest releases, gatherings, storytelling … a perfect location next to the sea and close to the centre for a stroll or enjoying a coffee.

When: From April 30 to May 10

Where: Malaga Port, Palmeral de las Sorpresas

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MERCADERES-ULTRAMARMerchants from Overseas Puerto Marina Benalmadena


Enjoy this market with products from all over the world in a wide range of artists and craftsmen, with unique items in the beautiful setting of Puerto Marina.

When: May 2 and 3 from 12 to 7 pm.

Where: Puerto Marina Benalmadena


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Natura Malaga 2015Natura Malaga – 7th Healthy & Sustainable Life Trade Fair


The popular alternative Fair gathers a wide range of ecologic and environmental-friendly products, such as food, crafts, natural cosmetics and hygiene as well as various workshops and conferences to improve the physical and emotional development for the whole family.

When: May 1 to 3

Where: Congress centre Malaga, Avenida Ortega y Gasset 201

Web page with comprehensive information:

How to get there: , Suburban train station C-1 Victoria Kent.


Dia Nispero SayalongaLoquat Day in Sayalonga


Sayalonga, a municipality in the Axarquia, celebrates every first Sunday of May the Loquat Day. The festival declared of tourist interest, has a full schedule of activities: theatre, exhibitions and an attractive market with local crafts, musical performances and tastings of typical products of the municipality as its famous Loquat liqueur and jam, among others.

When: May 3 from 11 am

Where: Sayalonga, Axarquia

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Orange Festival in Coin


fiesta-de-la-narnja-coin-2012The town of Coin, famous for its sprawling lands of orange and lemon trees, celebrates with its Orange Festival the end of the crop harvest which begins in October.

During the day take place children’s workshops and a market with typical local products and from 2 pm tastings of the popular soup sopa hervia.

When: May 10

When: Coin, Valle del Guadalhorce

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San Isidro Day


San Isidro EsteponaSan Isidro’s Day is celebrated in many towns with agricultural tradition but in Estepona it acquires a special charm:

The streets of the old town are covered with ferns and palms and houses are decorated with farm products and pots; reed huts are installed in the streets where you can enjoy in the shade a typical meal and a cold beer. Event declared of Tourist interest.

When: May 15

Where: Streets of the historic city centre in Estepona

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Noche en Blanco 2015White Night Malaga 2015


In May 2008, Malaga joined for the first time this cultural initiative created in Paris in 2002. Each year takes place in squares and streets of the city as well as in public spaces and monuments a night of open culture with a large influx of visitors. In this eighth edition the theme chosen as a thread is the sea.

When: May 16 from 8 pm to 2 am.

Where: In the streets and cultural locations of the city centre



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Ferrari FYCMAExhibition 35 years Ferrari


The Congress centre of Malaga hosts this exhibition on the 35 years of evolution of the Ferrari brand cars.


When: May 1 to 10

Where: Congress centre Malaga, Avenida Ortega y Gasset 201


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Mijas Rock


malaga rocks MIjasThis music festival features twenty artists mostly of British origin as The Christians, The Universal, Steve Cradock, The Arkanes, King Hammond, The Electric Stars and Stone Foundation, among others.

Comprehensive information on the website and Facebook

When: May 29 and 30

Where: Fairgrounds of Cala de Mijas

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Visit the Festival of Cultures in Puerto Marina Benalmadena and discover typical products, celebrations and customs from around the world. Foreign residents on the Costa del Sol show the customs and traditions of their countries.

When: May 30 from 12 to 2 pm and 5 to 7 pm.

Where: Puerto Marina Benalmadena

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