May is the month of spring par excellence with many typical celebrations of these dates and the first major events with summer just around the corner.
Events Calendar Malaga May 2018
May Crosses Benalmadena
Altars and crosses festooned with flowers, typical food, music and dances accompany this traditional festival in the downtown streets.
When: 4, 5 and 6 May
Where: Streets of Benalmadena Pueblo and Plaza de la Mezquita in Arroyo de la Miel
How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/zkRvTTP6fiA2
Yoga Festival at Sohail Castle
The second Yoga Festival at Sohail Castle will take place on May 5th and 6th and after the success of the first edition held last year, this time extends the days of celebration, schedules and the spaces where the different activities take place, which will be totally free.
Yoga, live music, stalls, vegan food, meditation and much more!
When: May 5 and 6, Saturday from 10 am to 12 midnight and Sunday from 10 am to 8 pm.
Where: Castle Sohail, Fuengirola
How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/D4rgUMxC36s
The Legion 501 disembarks in Malaga
The Imperial troops of the 501st Legion arrive on the streets of the centre of Malaga on Saturday, May 5, starting at 5 pm. Departure from Muelle Uno (Pier One), parade to Plaza de la Constitución.
At 5:30 pm, 170 members of the 501st Legion, accompanied by 10 Mandalorian Mercs and 48 cadets from the Galactic Academy, will start the tour at La Farola. They will take Pier One and then head towards the Pompidou Museum, where the Tagomago patrol ship of the Spanish Armada awaits them. From there, the Emperor will disembark with his guard to join the parade.
They will continue along Palmeral de las Sorpresas (Pier Two), cross Plaza de la Marina and take Calle Larios until they reach Plaza de la Constitución at around 8 pm.
When: Saturday, 5 May from 5 pm onwards
Where: From Pier One to Plaza de la Constitución.
Skate in the Streets
Activity from March to June, the second Friday of each month from 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm you can skate freely through the centre of Arroyo de la Miel, it is a participative, non-competitive activity.
When: May 11, June 8, 8 pm
Where: Oposite Casa de la Cultura
How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/FrjpnLLg3ZB2
White Night / Noche en Blanco in Malaga
The White Night in Malaga celebrates each year the “culture night” in public spaces, museums and monuments of the city with free admission from 8 pm to 2 am and a total of 250 activities in the streets and squares of the city.
When: May 12, from 8 pm to 2 am
Where: In the downtown streets, museums and monuments in Malaga city
San Isidro Labrador
One of the great celebrations of Estepona is held in honour of its patron saint, San Isidro Labrador. Many streets are decorated with agricultural components and there are also small “Inns” set up in streets and squares where to enjoy food & drink, highly recommended!
When: May 15
Where: Downtown Streets of Estepona
How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/S2HFtb4ekKE2
Torremolinos Pride 50 years
From May 26 to June 3 Torremolinos celebrates 50 years fighting for rights of the LGTBI collective, with many activities where is especially outstanding its great Parade procession that will run through the municipality to reach the central Plaza de la Nogalera. The last day of this edition, Sunday, June 3, there will be a party on the beach.
When: From May 26 to June 3
Where: Central streets of Torremolinos, Plaza la Nogalera and on the beach
How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/zTu8qU7R4TP2
Remember that the International People´s Fair takes place in Fuengirola, from April 27 to May 1, a multicultural event that enjoys great popularity, don´t miss it!