What to do in Malaga in December

It doesn’t matter the season of the year, Malaga is a very active destination, even in winter. Apart from the typical commitments, such as business dinners, Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve; many other interesting events take place, among them:

From 1st to 4th of December
Cirque du Soleil
The world’s most outstanding circus lands in Malaga to represent its show “Alegria“. You are still in time to buy your tickets.
Place: Palacio de Deportes Martin Carpena
Price: From 35€.

6th of December
Marathon of Malaga
Compete with elite athletes in the 42km Marathon of Malaga, divided into two laps. The route was approved by the R.F.E.A. (Royal Spanish Athletics Federation)
Place: Malaga city (starting from Estadio Ciudad de Malaga, next to Palacio de Deportes Martin Carpena).
Price: Free.

8th of December
Day of the young girls – “Cencerradas”
This is a very old tradition that commemorates the expulsion of the Moors by the villagers. They exhibit their traditional costumes, dances and gastronomy along the streets of Tolox.
Place: Tolox.
Price: Free.

11th of December
Must and Chacin Festival
Delight your palate in this gastronomic fair where you can taste the rich grape juice of Colmenar and the most popular meat products in the area.
Place: Colmenar.
Price: Free.

19th of December
Alabama Gospel Choir
If you like gospel, jazz and blues you can miss this outstanding group from the USA, which has a Bronze Star on the Walk of Fame of the Alabama Music Hall.
Place: Cervantes Theater.
Price: From 26€.

20th of December
Choir Ballet and Orchestra of the Russian Army from St Petersburg
An amazing show of Russian music with an impressive choreography and wonderful costumes.
Place: Cervantes Theater.
Price: From 23€.

Chun Yi - The Legend of Kung Fu

27th and 28th of December
The Legend of Kung Fu
This magical masterpiece tells the story of the young Chun Yi, a beautiful fable that blends Oriental philosophy with ballet and movements of Kung Fu. This show became world-renowned in the Beijing Olympics.
Place: Cervantes Theater.
Price: From 23€.

You will not have trouble finding a good pub or disco in Malaga for the nights of 24 and 31 December. We recommend you to have a stroll near your hotel to find a nice place where to have fun and meet new people.

For those who will be in Malaga in December, what are your plans? If you know more interesting events, write a comment and share it with everyone!

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