Malaga in December is characterized not only by excellent weather but also by a large number of typical activities related to Christmas season, among which we highlight the spectacular Christmas lights along the coastal municipalities besides Christmas markets and concerts.
Two major events take place on November 28 in Malaga and Fuengirola, with the lighting of the Christmas lights. In Malaga, this event takes place at Plaza de la Constitucion in a massive event and a concert at 7:30 pm.
Convent Christmas Sweets Fair Torremolinos
Lovers of Christmas sweets have an appointment with artisanal pastries of Andalusian convents during the Fair Dulce de Convento. Some recipes are hundreds of years old. There is also a selection of sweets without sugar suitable for diabetics. A divine temptation!
When: December 5 to 9. Timetable from 11 am to 2 pm and 5 pm to 8 pm.
Where: Congress Centre Torremolinos. Free entry
How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/sAgpm61MunC2
Festival of Christmas Traditions, Arroyo de la Miel Benalmadena
During the day you can enjoy at Plaza de la Mezquita the most varied Christmas traditions of many foreign residents in the municipality. It´s worth taking a walk around to savour how Christmas is celebrated in other countries!
When: December 13th
Where: Plaza de la Mezquita, Arroyo de la Miel
How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/VnRbE
The Nutcracker by the Russian State Ballet, Marbella
When: December 14th
Where: Teatro Ciudad De Marbella, Plaza de Ramon Martinez, 3, Marbella
How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/3HMS1
Christmas Concert Adventus Redemptoris, Malaga
Beautiful selection of works with instrumental accompaniment, by Resonare Fibris Vocal Ensemble.
When: December 14th at 8:30 pm, free entrance.
Where: Real Santuario de Santa Maria de la Victoria, Malaga, Plaza Santuario
How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/BFhK2
Activities in Fuengirola
Fuengirola hosts from November 28 to December 16 the Christmas Market which this year takes place in Plaza Constitution and Plaza de España. At Plaza Constitution later on there will be installed a Jaima of the Three Kings by Bioparc.
How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/lxOJq
On Friday December 19 until January 11 opens the Christmas Park at the fairgrounds with two ice rinks for adults and children.
How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/Rb6oe
Christmas markets in the province:
Malaga city: During December and until January 5 takes place Christmas market in the Alameda Park where you can find Christmas items, handicrafts and books. This market is open daily until 10 pm.
How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/Px1QH
There are usually as well Christmas markets in Mijas, Marbella, Sabinillas-Manilva, Ronda and Alora.