Events Calendar in Malaga: August 2017

Summer in Cangrejos, Nerja


At Plaza de los Cangrejos will take place from 25 July to 3 September a summer programme.

On Tuesdays attendees will be able to enjoy the best jazz; on Thursdays there will be cinema; the dance academies will offer their performances on Fridays, choirs on Saturdays and Sundays will be for “Verbenas”.

All activities will take place at 10 pm, except for the Family Festival, which will take place from August 30 to September 3, at 9 pm.

Full programme at this link

When: From 25 July to 3 September, 10 pm

Where: Plaza de los Cangrejos, Nerja

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Malaga Fair


The Malaga Fair is one of the most lively and popular fairs in Spain and attracts each year a large number of local and foreign visitors who enjoy lots of music, dancing and the typical Cartojal wine – well chilled to combat the high temperatures.

The fair takes place during the day in the streets of the historic centre and then moves at night to the fairgrounds where people keep celebrating until dawn.

Programme of the Fair in Spanish at this Link:


When: From 12 to 19 August



Starlite Marbella 2017


This year will be celebrated the sixth edition of this musical event of reference in Cantera de Nagüeles, a natural amphitheatre surrounded by breath-taking scenery. The unique feature of Starlite is the closeness between the audience and the artists.

Some of the artists this year: Elton John, Pretenders, Joaquín Sabina, Luis Fonsi, Gipsy Kings, Miguel Bosé, Malú, Eros Ramazzoti, Dani Martín, Niña Pastori & Antonio Carmona, Ben Harper, Jason Derulo, Manuel Carrasco and many more.

Web page:

When: Until 26 August at 10 pm

When: Cantera de Nagüeles, Marbella

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Full Moon Party in Manilva


Manilva celebrates every summer a singular festivity that coincides with the rise of the full August moon. During the celebration, the neighbours come dressed in white and meet at Sabinillas beach, where is set up a decoration in white tones and a beautiful lighting of candles and torches. During the party there are many activities such as fire juggling, acrobatics, chill out music and children’s activities.

When: August 18

Where: Sabinillas Beach

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Festival of the Three Cultures


The famous white village Frigiliana hosts for 3 days the Festival of the Three Cultures. During these days, the village is transformed to be an example of coexistence in peace beyond beliefs and religions. This village of the Axarquía is known by the name of “Villa of the three Cultures” by the different civilizations that have passed through its streets: Arab, Jewish and Christian.

There will be an extensive program with musical performances, conferences and gastronomic days, which takes place in its streets, as well as activities, parades, music, juggling, fakirs, belly dancing and children’s activities together with a traditional market complete the offer for those days.

When: From 24 to 27 of August

Where: Frigiliana

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