Halloween in Malaga – each year spreads more and more the Halloween Fever in the city – the locals grab any opportunity to celebrate! – and therefore each year there are more places that offer fun and terrifying activities.
If you are in the province and you want to participate but you don´t know where to go or what to wear, here’s a quick guide to events and shops where you can buy a creepy costume.
Where I can buy my dreadful attire to celebtate Halloween in Malaga?
In Malaga city:
• Carrasquilla shop in calle Juan de Padilla (downtown) and calle Peso de Harina.
• Juguetes Carrion, downtown in the streets calle Nueva, San Juan and Alarcon Lujan, Marmoles and Bodegueros.
• Juguetes Mabel in the station concourse, next to the shopping centre Vialia.
• At Gato Negro in calle Carreteria, downtown
• Jugueterias Poly (in the shopping centre Vialia at Maria Zambrano train station)
In the Province:
In the province you can find stores like Toy Planet in Alhaurin de la Torre: Avenida del Mediterraneo. Arroyo de la Miel: Calle Salvador Vicente. Coin: Calle Ferrocarril. Estepona: Avenida Andalucia. Marbella: Avenida Ramon y Cajal and shopping centre La Cañada. Ronda: Avenida Malaga. Torremolinos: Plaza de las Alpujarras. Fuengirola: “El Paradiso de las Fiestas” in calle San Pancracio and Jugueterias Poly in the shopping centre Miramar. Marbella: “Imaginarium” in the shopping centre La Cañada
Now that I am dressed for the occasion, where do I find terrifying events?
Activities in Malaga and province:
Malaga city centre will be full of creepy creatures, just head for calle Larios, there you will find plenty of them!
Come and join the great Halloween children’s party in Soho from 5:30 pm until 9:30 pm.
There will be face-painting, children’s activities, and games and dances, as well as a costume contest. With a sweet route through Soho shops and a contest to the best showcase where you will be the jury, you can win great prizes.
How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/npcTi9LBMaB2
Port of Malaga, Pier One – Halloween for Kids
On the 31st there is a costume party in the Artsenal with catwalk, photocall, costume contest, prizes from 5 pm to 9 pm, don´t miss it, fun is guaranteed!
How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/hNAcEMg5bE52
Halloween in Churriana
Passage of terror in Churriana:The district of Las Pedrizas will be completely transformed into a village of Terror where its narrow, winding streets will be renamed Nightmare street, Aquelarre street, Torture street, etc. and be decorated and inhabited accordingly.
From 4:30 pm to 5:00 pm there will be a parade from Calle San Miguel to Plaza de La Nogalera. From 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm will be held the traditional Children’s Costume Contest, followed by the musical show ‘Quimirock’, a fun children’s rock band. In addition, there will be different workshops of hairs, makeup and FX effects of wounds, among others.
From 8 pm until midnight, the adults will become protagonist with the Costume Contest, musical concerts and ‘The Mansion of Terror’.
How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/wJsBvoERjjq
Terror Castle at Plaza de La Mezquita in Arroyo on 31st Oct from 7.30 pm to 02.00 am. Admittance is €1.50 per person.
How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/HnGU3uhdeAr
In Benalmádena Pueblo from 7 pm will take place a costume party at Plaza de las Tres Culturas, and there will be also cake and scream contests.
How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/jDBULTdNiKJ2
Divination workshops, inflatable castles, circuits of activities and children’s areas from 6 pm to 10 pm in the three city centres of the municipality:
Mijas Pueblo (Plaza Virgen de la Peña), Las Lagunas (Plaza de la Tenencia de Alcaldía), and La Cala (plain in front of the Supersol). Free Passage of Terror totally in the parking of the town hall of Las lagunas, for people older than 12 years.
The old town of Marbella will become on Wednesday, October 31 from 6:00 pm until 01:00 pm the stage of the Great Halloween Party, with 13 activities including workshops, parades, horror passages and a Playmobil exhibition.
A large stage will be installed on Nabeul Avenue and the Paseo de la Alameda will host an area of inflatable castles and a parade that will leave at 6:00 pm. Plaza de los Naranjos will be the starting point for a second parade that will start at 7:30 .m, and there wil be also a photocall and an information booth in which all children who go dressed up will receive a pumpkin for free.
This edition will once again host a passage of terror for adults on Calle Caballeros and, as a novelty, the children will be able to enjoy one for kids at Paseo de la Alameda. In addition, four trick or treatment workshops will be offered at Plaza Africa and Plaza Victoria.
Passage of terror in calle Villa
This small town merges the local custom of roasting chestnuts and sweet potatoes with the Anglo-Saxon tradition of Halloween, holding a full terrifying program with great gastronomy.
The activities of this traditional Chestnut and Boniato Festival will begin at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, October 31 with the traditional crafts and gastronomy market in Calle Real, a parade, a terrifying makeup workshop and a children’s Halloween show.
At 7:00 pm there will be handed out the traditional roasted chestnuts and sweet potatoes and from 8:00 pm will take place in the Multi-Purpose Hall of Maro the Passage of the Horrors.
On Thursday, November 1 at 6:00 pm will be closed the terrifying agenda of Maroween with the activity “Ouija, a portal to ourselves” at the Al Andalus Hotel, with the participation of Nerja Parapsychology Research Teams and TCI Spain.
A shuttle bus service Nerja – Maro – Nerja will be available from 5:00 pm until 2:00 am. The stops will be those of urban bus and in Maro in the entrance to the town.
How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/dS65wqzStZG2
Vélez-Málaga celebrates Halloween with two days full of activities for all audiences among which are the terrifying train, the passage of terror, children’s workshops and the screening of the film ‘Coco’.
The activities will begin on October 31 at 6:00 pm at Plaza de Las Carmelitas, with terrifying cooking workshops for the little ones. There will also be scars and wounds makeup workshops and workshops to create Halloween badges; in addition to two passes of terrifying storytellers, at 6:00 pm and 7:00 pm.
Starting at 8:00 pm, the terrifying train will begin operating, which will depart from Las Carmelitas to the Casa de las Asociaciones, where the now famous and traditional passage of terror will be located, with three different levels of Terror, suitable for All public.
On Thursday, November 1, there will take place a morning film session, to enjoy with the family, where will be screened the film ‘Coco’ by Disney Pictures at the Teatro del Carmen; an animated story based on the origin of the Halloween holiday.
How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/JYB1mePujyL2
Activities in shopping centres:
Rincon de la Victoria: Halloween Costume Contest and Passage of Terror.
At El Ingenio (Velez-Malaga) there are workshops for children.
At Larios Centro in Malaga there is face painting and photocall.
At Miramar in Fuengirola there is a costume contest, decoration of balloons and distribution of Dracula candies and a workshop for terror makeup.
In Marbella, in the Ambrosia Gourmet Market there are activities throughout the day and a costume contest
In addition there are plenty of theme parties in amusement parks like Tivoli to celebrate Halloween in Málaga; and who wants to dance can expect a great night at numerous clubs dreadfully decorated for the occasion throughout the Costa.
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