Things to do in Malaga in February 2020

While the winter still maintains its cold grip over almost all Europe, here in Malaga already begin to bloom the almond trees. If you come in February to Malaga take a look at our Events Calendar Malaga for February 2020.

Things to do in Malaga in February 2020


Fuengirola with Love


As part of the activities of the event “Fuengirola con Amor”, a free Latin dance class will be held at Plaza de la Constitución on 7 February from 7 pm onwards.

So that as many people as possible can learn, two shifts have been scheduled; the first at 7 pm and the second from 8 pm onwards. You can go to this activity as a couple or alone, which is an opportunity to meet other dance fans and have a good time dancing. No previous knowledge is required.

When: February 7th at 7 pm and 8 pm
Where: Plaza de la Constitución, Fuengirola
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Rockin Race Jamboree Torremolinos

The Rockin Race Jamboree is a festival dedicated to root music with a wide range of styles from the 40’s, 50’s and early 60’s.

At the auditorium of Torremolinos takes place every February this great event, which is one of the most interesting events in the cultural winter calendar on the Costa del Sol. The Rockin Race Jamboree celebrates every year a festival with many leading figures of the genre, being a must for thousands of lovers of this type of music from around the world. During the event there will also be a Retro Market of the 50’s with vinyl records, clothing and other accessories and 50’s Car Show.

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Where: Auditorio Príncipe de Asturias, Torremolinos
When: From 6 to 9 February
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Powder Day, Tolox

Tolox is a town in Malaga located in the heart of the Sierra de las Nieves and is distinguished by maintaining its most ancient traditions in the carnivals, celebrating the Day of the Powder, a party that traditionally takes place the night before Ash Wednesday, and in which, according to custom, neighbours throw talcum powder at each other until they are completely floured. This tradition seems to have originated in the nineteenth century, when the young men used to play this game to declare their love.

Nowadays, this festival is celebrated in the Plaza Alta of the village and in the streets of the old town.

Where: Tolox, Plaza Alta
When: 25 February
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Sopa de los Siete Ramales (Gastro-Event)

The municipality El Burgo, located in the Sierra de las Nieves Biosphere Reserve celebrates during the Day of Andalusia the festival dedicated to the “Soup of the seven branches”, an emblematic dish of the town.

Its curious denomination responds to the main ingredients with which it is prepared: tomato, pepper, onion, garlic, bread, potato and wild asparagus. Its preparation, similar to that of other traditional soups, presents as a particularity, the use of mint.

During the day and in the afternoon are distributed traditional sweets from the village and the region, handmade in wood ovens, such as roscos de vino, cubiletes, empanadillas, mantecados, oil cakes and the well-known alfajor from El Burgo of Arab origin.

Where: El Burgo
When: 28 February
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Andalucia Day

The Day of Andalusia is a holiday throughout the autonomous community with many festive events.

When: 28 February

Carnival in Malaga

Battle of Flowers in Larios Street

Carnival program in Malaga

February 22. Children’s Parade. At 6.30 pm Children´s Parade though the centric streets. Route: Plaza de la Constitución, Especería, Nueva, plaza Félix Sáenz, Puerta del Mar, Martínez, Marqués de Larios, Plaza de la Constitución, Granada, Plaza del Carbón, Plaza del Siglo, Molina Larios, Sancha de Lara, Marqués de Larios y Plaza de la Constitución
Drag Queen Election
At 9 pm at Plaza de la Constitución Election of the Drag Queen.

February 23. Children’s Costumes Contest
At Plaza de la Constitución, Children’s Costumes Contest, activity aimed at the youngest ones starting at 12 midday.
Grand Parade
At 5.30 pm takes place a Grand Parade through the Historic Centre to Plaza de la Merced, where will be performed typical carnival dancing and singing

February 29. Battle of Flowers
Battle of Flowers at 8 pm in Calle Larios.
The Final at the Plaza
At 9.15 pm at Plaza de la Constitución take place performances of the Groups of the Final Carnival Contest 2020.

Where: In the historic centre of Malaga
When: From 22 to 29 February
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