Events Calendar in Malaga: August 2014

August on the Costa del Sol means summer in full swing; check out the activities in the municipalities, there is plenty of music, medieval markets, the famous fair in Malaga and much more.

 

Medieval markets in August

 

August is also a very typical month for the celebration of thematic markets. If you like colourful medieval markets, with plenty of local products and crafts, you may be interested in this section. Among those mentioned here, we highlight the Medieval Market of Fuengirola, for its prime location in the old Moorish fortress, the castle Sohail.

Mercado Medieval
Arab Souk in Mijas Pueblo 1 to 3 August in Plaza Virgen de la Peña

Medieval Market in Benalmadena 1 to 3 August in Plaza de la Mezquita

Medieval Market in La Cala de Mijas 14 to 17 August

Medieval Market in Fuengirola 13 to 17 August

Medieval Market in Sabinillas 20 to 24 August

 

Malaga

 

Malaga Fair 16 to 23 August

feria-malaga-2014The Malaga Fair is one of the most lively and popular and attracts every year a large number of local and foreign visitors who enjoy lots of music, dancing and chilled Cartojal wine to combat high temperatures.

The fair takes place during the day in the city streets and moves to the fairgrounds in the afternoon where people keep partying until dawn.

 

Torremolinos

 

CartelSummerPlaySummer Play 8 to10 August

 

In the outdoor area of the Convention Centre takes place this summer event with more than 200 activities in which water will be the main element, in this fun and refreshing pastime.
http://www.weekendplay.es/summer-play

 

 

 

 

Fuengirola

 

fiesta_de_la_cervezaBeer Festival 22 August to 7 de September

 

The VII Beer Festival moves the internationally renowned Oktoberfest of Munich to Sohail castle of the eleventh century, where will be installed large tents and tables to sample traditional German dishes, enjoy live music from a Bavarian professional orchestra and, of course, enjoy good beer in typical German beer mugs. Opening times from 7 pm to 2 am and from 12 midday to 2 am on weekends.

 

 

Marbella

 

David GuettaConcert David Guetta 1 August

 

The techno music lovers have an appointment in Marbella with the Guru of the DJs in San Pedro Alcantara Stadium from 8 pm to 5 am.

 

 

 

Starlite Marbella 2014 until 23 August

And there is still going on the Festival Starlite which has consolidated and become one of the most important festivals in Europe. Part of its success is due to its proximity to the artists and intimate concerts with a very limited capacity in a unique place, a natural quarry, under the stars.
http://www.starlitefestival.com

 

Estepona

 

Triatlon EsteponaXVII Triathlon Estepona 17 August

 

From 9 am onwards. Information and registration at
http://www.gescon-chip.es/deportistas/ficha/informacion-general/xvi-triatlon-villa-de-estepona

Area of the run at the junction of Avenida Juan Carlos I and the sea promenade. There is no specific parking area.

 

 

 

I Iberian Ham Contest 14, 15, 16 and 17 August

On the promenade on 14, 15, 16 and August 17 attendees can sample the best Iberian products up to 50 different firms.

 

Theatre Festival from 5 to 9 August

The works of classical authors like Ovid, Tirso de Molina, Shakespeare, Miguel de Cervantes, Aristophanes, Plautus and Calderon de la Barca, on the stage of Plaza del Reloj.

4 Responses to Events Calendar in Malaga: August 2014

  1. PADRAIG SHEEHY says:

    Please send me list of events for Sep.2014

  2. Dorthe Larsen says:

    Hi! I am thinking about going to the markets in Mijas and Benalmadena, does anyone know the opening hours or at what time during the day these markets take place? Also I am not completely familiar with the areas so any further direction on how to find the places is very welcome! Thank you in advance and enjoy the summer everyone.

    • Hola Dorthe! Al markets have similar opening hours: The first day of inauguration, they normally start around 7 pm, and the remaining days they open from around 10:30 am to 2:30 pm and again from around 6 pm until very late.
      Regarding the locations, we attached you a couple of links of Google maps. Kind regards!

      La Cala de Mijas: https://goo.gl/maps/zz3kx Location parking of Bulevar de La Cala

      Plaza de la Mezquita in Benalmadena is situated about 5 minutes walking from the train station https://goo.gl/maps/NCQ3R

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