Events Calendar in Malaga: November 2018

This November in Malaga take place several music festivals, along with the expected lighting of the Christmas lights in Malaga. All the information below.

Malaga November 2018


Orchid Fair EsteponaIV Orchid Fair Estepona


The Qrchid Botanical Park will host on November 3 and 4 the IV Orchid Fair of Estepona, where you can buy tropical species.

The event will include three free orchid initiation workshops, assembly and transplant, care and resolution of common problems. Places are limited and those interested should register by calling 951 51 70 74.

When: November 3 and 4, Saturday from 9 am to 2 pm and 4 pm to 7 pm. Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm.

Where: Parque Botánico Orquidario Estepona

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Chestnut Feast OjenXXVI Chestnut Feast Toston Ojen



The Toston takes place the first Sunday after All Saints’ Day, a very popular tradition in the town of Ojen (Marbella), a day of traditional gastronomy and popular games along with roasted chestnuts, brandy and ham. Fiesta of tourist singularity.

When: 4 November

Where: Ojen


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Jazz Festival MalagaXXXII International Jazz Festival Málaga


Jazz lovers have a big date in Malaga at the 32nd edition of the International Jazz Festival between 28 October and 4 November with excellent artists like Gogo Penguin, Madeleine Peyroux, Michel Legrand, Billy Cobham Ban, Stefano Bollani and John Scofield Combo.
Concerts at the Cervantes Theatre are accompanied by many parallel activities in the city.


When: From 28 October to 4 November

Where: Teatro Cervantes, Muelle Uno (Pier One), Mercado de la Merced.

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Blues at Moonlight Blues at Moonlight


Now in its eleventh edition, takes place every year the International Festival of Rockabilly and American Roots Music which is traditionally held at the Sunset Beach Hotel in Benalmádena. There is a very large offer of live music and DJs.

Website of the Festival:

When: 15 to 18 de November

Where: Hotel Sunset Beach, Avenida del Sol 5, Benalmádena


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Black Friday Málaga


Although Halloween has already been a few years longer in Malaga, likewise is Black Friday an event imported with great success from the US. In Malaga it´s known only six years but every year it gains more followers among consumers who pride themselves, let´s go shopping!!

In the historic centre of Malaga “Black Friday” has been renamed “Bat” Friday and in addition to discounts customers can enrol in a draw. It may be interesting if you want to come back from Malaga with a little present.

When: 23 November

Where: Málaga city


Christmas lighting in Fuengirola


Fuengirola has one of the most spectacular Christmas lights throughout the Costa del Sol, especially in the Constitution Square and the streets of downtown.

When: Last year it took place from 24 de November to 6 January

Where: Plaza de la Constitución, Fuengirola

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Christmas Light Larios Street Christmas lighting in Malaga city


This year the inauguration of the Christmas lights in Malaga takes place on the last Friday, November 30. If you are in the city or a close by municipality do not miss the spectacular ambiance in the city centre, especially in Calle Larios – the main shopping street of the city – and Plaza de la Constitution (in the pic the Christmas decorations last year in Calle Larios).

When: 30 November until first week of January

Where: Calle Larios and Plaza de Constitución


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Christmas Market in Fuengirola


In the central square of Fuengirola takes place a Christmas market with wooden stalls.
This Costa del Sol municipality is noteworthy for one of the most spectacular Christmas lights throughout the Costa del Sol, especially this square and surrounding streets. We can recommend a walk in the evening through the city centre at this time of the year, you’ll love it!

When: Last year it took place from 24 November to 14 December from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm and 5 pm to 9 pm.

Where: Plaza de la Constitucion, Fuengirola

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14 Responses to Events Calendar in Malaga: November 2018

  1. Finn W Ellefsen says:

    Love Your event-calendar! Really interesting to see what is going on around Malaga every month and gives me the possibility to see some of them.

  2. Brian Hickey says:

    Love to see the monthly calendar coming in
    Going to miss the Jazz/Blues Aww

  3. Ronald Donnan says:

    Always very informative, will be back in Spain soon .
    Pity we will miss the jazz and blues festivals,
    Regards Ronald

  4. Julie Hutchison says:

    Love your monthly events calendar!
    I come to the Costa for 1 week every month and this really gives me good ideas of where to go.
    Thank you Malaga cars!

  5. Michael Pelster says:

    Das sieht doch sehr schön aus, ich bin am 24.11. dann dabei, obwohl ich in Torremolinos bin, schau ich bestimmt am 24. vorbei.
    Gruß aus Elmshorn
    Michael Pelster

  6. Alan says:

    Looks fabulous but what time is the great switch on?

  7. Lorcan Ryan says:

    I’m here in Spain until Christmas .thanks for your calendar of events I will use this for various events

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