The sweltering heat of August is gradually waning and now arrives the favourite month of many of our clients, September. More affordable prices, less traffic and cooler evenings are just some of the advantages of traveling to the Costa del Sol during this month. Here’s what to do in Malaga in September:
Harvest Festival Manilva
During the first weekend of September is celebrated in the streets of Manilva the end of the grape harvest with the Harvest Festival.
This celebration is outstanding for its uniqueness and the tread of the grapes to extract the first wine must of the year which is then distributed among the visitors.
When: September 1 to 3
How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/pEdauyhy7Eo
Fair in Mijas Pueblo
In the first half of September is celebrated the fair in the white village of Mijas in honour of its patron saint, Virgen de la Peña, with an extensive program of cultural, sporting, musical and festive activities. The day of the patron is September 8.
When: From 6 to 10 September
Where: Mijas Pueblo
How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/WJ9QcLcABRw
Nightly theatrical Tour of the Botanical Garden of Malaga
Stroll through this beautiful setting during a nocturnal visit, enlivened by actors who will tell you curious stories about the Botanical Garden in a very original way.
You can go to 2 different functions: “A walk through time” (Wednesday 6), where the house butler goes through the history of the garden; and “The Story Never Told” (Thursday 7), where fairies, trolls and other mythical beings narrate the fearsome plague of Phylloxera that suffered the vines of Malaga in 1878.
When: 6 and 7 September from 9:30 pm
Where: Jardín Botánico-Histórico La Concepción, Málaga.
How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/tpAeWeFg3EJ2
VII Encuentro Embrujo Andalusí
Enjoy the magic and charm that the white village of Carratraca offers during these 3 days of September.
Travel to the past visiting its souk of craftsmen and go to the different exhibitions of falconry, dance, music and gastronomy; illuminated by the light of 10,000 candles that decorate the streets of this small town.
When: 8, 9 and 10 de September.
How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/5d596FY7yvL2
VI International Film Festival Fuengirola (FICF)
A total of 9 feature films, 50 short films and 10 international web series will be presented at FICF 2017. The screenings will be valued by film critics and the best will be awarded with FICF statuettes. All sessions are subtitled, enjoy a movie week!
When: From 8 to 16 September.
Where: Alfil Cinema, Fuengirola.
How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/vBfgEXJh94F2
Pasarela Larios / Fashion Week Malaga
On 15 and 16 September will take place a new edition of Pasarela Larios, the longest haute couture catwalk in Europe.
Where: Calle Larios, Málaga
When: 15 and 16 September, 8:30 pm
How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/x1Aads8AA882
San Miguel Pilgrimage and Fair in Torremolinos
It is the most important urban Pilgrimage of Spain; most of the route runs through the town. It is celebrated the last or second last Sunday in September, prior to the Fair. Considered as National Tourist Interest, the Pilgrimage of Torremolinos has an average attendance of over two hundred thousand people. Many of the opulently decorated carts are pulled by oxen; there are traditional Andalusian costumes and adorned horses.
The pilgrimage goes to Pinares de Los Manantiales and from there to the Hermitage of San Miguel where the tour ends with a joyful atmosphere, good food, Andalusian songs and dances.
When: The pilgrimage takes place on Sunday 24 September and San Miguel Fair 2017, from Wednesday 27 September to 1 October at the fairgrounds.
Where: The pilgrimage passes through the streets of Torremolinos to Pinares de Los Manantiales and from there to Ermita de San Miguel.
Course of the Pilgrimage: https://goo.gl/maps/P7Sd5
Avenida de los Manantiales, Plaza Costa del Sol, Avenida Palma de Mallorca, Avenida Joan Miro, Calle Rafael Quintana Rosado, Carretera de Benalmadena, Cruce del Pozuelo.
World Tourist Day in Malaga
World Tourism Day in Malaga will have an open house, where monuments and museums offer free admission. In addition, some of them also offer guided tours.
When: September 27
Where: Monuments and Museums Málaga
Schedules at the official web page: http://www.malagaturismo.com/es/eventos/dia-mundial-del-turismo/106
CostaColors Festival 2017
10 hours of uninterrupted music from international DJs, more than 1,000 kilos of Holi powder and a multicolour foam bath as a colophon, are you going to miss it? Bring white clothes that you do not mind messing up, and try not to bite the dust!
When: 23 September from 4 pm to 2 am.
Where: Plaza de Toros, Torremolinos.
How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/eFaULCsXWCS2
The Jackson Dance Company presents one of the best valued tributes by the followers of the eternal King of Pop. A team of 9 professional dancers and great live voices recreate to the millimetre the most popular songs of Michael Jackson.
When: From 28 September to 1 October.
Where: Alameda Theatre, Malaga.
How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/nLb9edZXgeu
Last not least, don´t forget hiring a car at Malaga airport, it is the most comfortable option when traveling the Costa del Sol. See you soon!