Events Calendar in Malaga: February 2018

While the winter still maintains its cold grip over almost all Europe, here in Malaga already begin to bloom the almond trees. If you come in February to Malaga take a look at our Events Calendar Malaga February 2018.

Rocking Race Jamboree

Rocking Race Jamboree Torremolinos


The Rockin Race Jamboree is a festival dedicated to root music with a wide range of styles from the 40’s, 50’s and early 60’s.

At the auditorium of Torremolinos takes place every February this great event, which is one of the most interesting events in the cultural winter calendar on the Costa del Sol.

The Rockin Race Jamboree celebrates every year a festival with many leading figures of the genre, being a must for thousands of lovers of this type of music from around the world. During the event there will also be a retro market of the 50’s with vinyl records, clothing and other accessories and 50’s Car Show.


Where: Auditorio Príncipe de Asturias, Torremolinos

When: From 1 to 4 February

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Day of the Powders


The Carnival of Tolox is one of the oldest known in our province. In this local festival is outstanding the Tuesday of Carnival known as the “Day of the Powders”.

Formerly, the boy, who wanted to get the girl, had to powder it with powders, which at that time were obtained from the lime stones.

Currently, this festival is celebrated at Plaza Alta of the town and through the streets of the old town.

Where: Tolox, Plaza de la Constitución

When: February 6

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Carnival in Malaga


Carnival in Malaga

The large arch of lights that adorns Calle Larios is already illuminated and will continue for another month. The Christmas lighting is reused for the Carnival although with slight changes, since the stained glass windows are replaced by masks.
The arch will be lit until February 11, the last day of Carnival.

Carnival program in Malaga

February 4 Children’s Costume Contest
Plaza de la Constitución Children’s Costumes Contest, activity aimed at the youngest ones starting at 1:30 pm.
February 4 Big parade
At 5 pm Grand Parade through the Historic Centre to Plaza de la Merced, where will be performed typical carnival dancing and singing. The parade will leave from Pasillo de Santo Domingo and end at Plaza de la Merced.

February 9 Child parade
At 12 pm the children’s parade.
February 9 Choice of Drag Queen.
At 9 pm at Plaza de la Constitución, the Drag Queen Election.

Feb. 10. Children’s Carnival.
Feb. 10. Battle of Flowers
Battle of Flowers at 7:30 pm in Calle Larios.
Feb. 10. The Final in the Plaza.

At 8:30 pm at Plaza de la Constitución performances of the Groups of the Final Carnival Contest 2018.
February 11th. Great Boqueroná.
At 1 pm Gran Boqueroná, with free tastings of fried anchovies in the Plaza de la Constitución.
February 11th. Burial of the anchovy (End of Carnival).
From 4 pm to 8 pm will take place the Burial of the Boquerón, starting at Calle Larios and ending at Paseo Marítimo Ciudad de Melilla.

Where: In the historic centre of Málaga

When: From 4 to 11 February

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Holi Run


Holi Run

In Malaga will take place the third edition of Holi Run, which this year has changed its name to Holi Life. It is a playful-sporting event in which the participants end up full of coloured powders. The appointment will be next Sunday, February 18, and will start at 11 am at the parking lot next to Palacio de los Deportes Martín Carpena.

Holi Life is an event suitable for everyone: families and groups of friends. The test can be done running or walking, according to the preparation of each one.
Registration for the race (15 euros) can be made through the Holi Life website, As the date of the event approaches, the price of the tickets will go up.

Where: Martín Carpena Sports Palace

When: February 18, 11 o’clock

How to get there:


Sopa de los Siete RamalesSopa de los Siete Ramales (Gastro-Event)


The municipality El Burgo, located in the Sierra de las Nieves Biosphere Reserve celebrates during the Day of Andalusia the festival dedicated to the “soup of the seven branches”, an emblematic dish of the town.

Its curious denomination responds to the main ingredients with which it is prepared: tomato, pepper, onion, garlic, bread, potato and wild asparagus. Its preparation, similar to that of other traditional soups, presents as a particularity, the use of mint.

During the day and in the afternoon are distributed traditional sweets from the village and the region, handmade in wood ovens, such as roscos de vino, cubiletes, empanadillas, mantecados, oil cakes and the well-known alfajor from El Burgo of Arab origin.

Where: El Burgo

When: 28 February

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Andalucia Day


The day of Andalusia is a holiday throughout the autonomous community with many festive events.

When: 28 February

3 Responses to Events Calendar in Malaga: February 2018

  1. Dan hudspith says:

    Any discount vouchers?

  2. Roger Evans says:

    Looks great

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