Sunny October in the province of Malaga does come not only with excellent temperatures but also with many activities such as Fairs and traditional festivals, international walking festival and the particular celebration of Halloween in the Andalusian style.
Malaga October 2017
Fuengirola Rosario Fair
Rosario Fair held in honour of the patron saint of Fuengirola, is one of the most outstanding of Andalusia because of its quaintness, traditional costumes but especially due to the great prominence given to horses and beautiful, bedecked carriages.
The fair takes place at the fairgrounds in the city centre where there will also be various artistic performances and throughout the week there is a very lively atmosphere in the streets of downtown.
October 7 is the Day of the Virgin of the Rosary, patroness of the city, starting with the Misa Flamenca (10 am) followed by a procession through the streets of downtown. Afterwards the party will continue at the fairgrounds.
When: October 6 to 12
Where: Fuengirola centre and fairgrounds
How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/iPGgttTWiTQ2
On the Mediterranean Motorway (A-7; N-340), C-1 Suburban train and bus.
Festival in honour of the patron saint of the village, Virgen de las Angustias, with processions, Flamenco, folk performances and much more, mixing culture, food, religion, music and folklore.
When: From 8 to 12 de October
How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/5uPcUgyVk6T2
Nikki Privé Opening Party
Yes, you read well, an opening party in October. Nikki Beach is launching a new concept and frankly, we don´t know why no all the beach bars along the Costa follow it. The winter days are deliciously warm next to the sea, so why not enjoying them appropriately?
The celebration continues this winter as Nikki Beach Marbella introduces Nikki Privé, an exclusive daytime lounge. Nikki Beach is open for Lunch seven days a week and features the brand’s signature cuisine, entertainment and events. Open from October 8 to January 8 during lunchtime.
How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/wWvLS2W39uA2
Marbella 4 Days walking
This autumn Marbella will again receive hikers from all over the world. Every year around the 12th of October they’ll participate in the Marbella 4 Days Walking event, where thousands of people come together to walk 20 or 30 kilometres per day, enjoying Marbella, beach and nature.
When: 12 to 15 October
Where: Marbella and surroundings
Information and inscription at the oficial website:
Chestnut and Wine Festival in Yunquera
This village is one of the best known of Serrania de Ronda dedicated to growing chestnut. Late October is celebrated this festival on this delicious fruit you can try roasted in syrup, cooked, candied or simply picked directly from the tree, along with wine made from the exquisite grapes grown in the area. In addition are held many parallel activities.
When: 29 October
Where: Yunquera, Serrania de Ronda
How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/fscfWbLekgy
Chestnut Day in Pujerra
Every year in late October or early November is celebrated in the Chestnut day.
During this day you can enjoy music and dancing in the streets of the town and tasting of more than 50 dishes based on chestnuts and accompanied by Anise or Brandy. In addition, you can visit many stalls where are presented clothes and typical tools for the collection of this fruit.
When: 31 de octubre
Where: Pujerra, Serrania de Ronda
How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/NkCBVZf7Cz12
HALLOWEEN in Malaga
Virtually all coastal cities of Malaga takes place some sort of terrifying celebration, while in the mountain villages is usually held traditional celebration of roasted Chestnuts.
See also our Special Edition Halloween in Malaga 2017.