One of the great cultural events is the International People´s Fair in Fuengirola, which takes place every year for 6 days at the end of April and the first of May.
This very popular event celebrates the multiculturalism of this municipality of the Costa del Sol with more than 30 countries presenting their customs, traditions and gastronomy. The International Fair usually receives more than one million visitors each year.
Visitors have the possibility to go around the world in just five days, getting to know more than thirty countries, with stops in destinations such as Serbia, Ukraine, Senegal, Brazil, Ireland, Colombia, Finland, Belgium, South Africa, Argentina, Germany, Turkey, Chile, Greece, Australia, Cuba, Paraguay, Dominican Republic, India, Morocco, Hawaii, Great Britain, Venezuela, Mexico, United States, Bolivia, Jamaica, Bulgaria, Uruguay and Japan. New this year new are representations from Canada and Estonia.
You just have to approach the International People´s Fair, which is held at the Fairgrounds and be prepared to enjoy this great celebration of multiculturalism.
The booths will open every day continuously from 1:00 pm to 4:00 am.
Every day there are live performances of the different groups on the stage of the Plaza de España and their respective booths. Free entrance.
People’s Fair Parade in Fuengirola
The Parade of all nationalities (highly recommended!): The parade on 1st May of the participating folk groups, will follow the traditional route whose itinerary starts at 11:30 am at Plaza de España and continues on Avenida Condes de San Isidro, Avenida Matías Sáenz de Tejada, calle Alfonso XIII, Jesús Santos Rein and arrival at the Fairground.
When: From 30 April to 5 May
Where: Fairgrounds Fuengirola
How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/A4gvwdibgrN2
Due to the large influx of visitors, we recommend using public transportation. The fairgrounds are located 10 to 15 minutes’ walk from the C-1 suburban train station and the bus station.
How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/KwaWRWXt6DT2
Below the promotional video of the Town hall Fuengirola of the International People´s Fair in a previous edition.
Map with the location of the booths of the different countries that participate in the International People´s Fair Fuengirola 2019.
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