Undoubtedly the most awaited day in Spain (for children) is the 3 Kings day on January 6. During this day, which is a bank Holiday in Spain, children finally receive their long-awaited gifts from the hand of the Three Wise Men from the East.
On the eve of 3 Kings Day, in the afternoon of January 5, there is probably no child at home, since everyone is in the streets to see the crowded and colourful Three Kings Parade.
Parades of the Three Kings in Malaga province
Three Kings Parade in Malaga
If you feel like immersing yourself in a sea of people and children waiting for carriages with children’s TV characters and other fantasy characters, lots of colour, music, confetti and tons of candy to which eagerly launch themselves not only the small ones, we can recommend the Kings’ Parade in Malaga which is one of the most lively and spectacular.
At 6 pm the parade will start and will go along Avenida Cervantes, Plaza del General Torrijos, Paseo del Parque, Plaza de La Marina, Alameda Principal, Puerta del Mar, Atarazanas, Plaza de Arriola, Pasillo Santa Isabel, Carreteria, calle Alamos and Plaza de la Merced.
The Guild Association of Holy Week of Malaga has put on sale the chairs to see the cavalcade of the Magi in Malaga on 5 January. On this occasion, the purchase of the chairs can be done through the internet, by phone or the box office of the Association.
You can book your chair at the website www.agrupaciondecofradias.es or www.mientrada.net to the event ‘Cavalcade of Kings of Malaga 2020’. By telephone you can call 902 646 289 on weekdays, from 10 am to 2 pm and from 4 pm to 7 pm.
The box office in calle Muro de San Julián will be open only from 2 to 5 January. From the 2nd to the 4th, opening hours will be from 10.30 am to 1.30 pm and from 5.30 to 8 pm. The day of the cavalcade it opens from 10 am to the start of the parade, approximately at around five in the afternoon.
Three Kings Parade in Marbella
In Marbella, on January 5, the Three Kings will arrive by boat at the Marina at 12 o’clock. From there they travel the streets in vintage cars. At 18 h begins the parade with the following route: Avenida de Severo Ochoa, Avenida Ramón y Cajal, Avenida Ricardo Soriano, Monseñor Rodrigo Bocanegra.
On the 5th the Cavalcade of the Magi starts at 6 pm with the following route:
Avenida de Severo Ochoa, Avenida Ramón y Cajal, Avenida Ricardo Soriano, Monseñor Rodrigo Bocanegra.
Three Kings Parade in Benalmadena
In Benalmadena the Three Kings also arrive by boat, at 11.30 am in Puerto Marina.
In Arroyo de la Miel the parade starts at 7 pm. Itinerary: Parking Tivoli World, Avenida de Tívoli, Rotonda Nuevitas, Avenida de la Estacion, Avenida de la Constitucion, Calle Las Flores, Calle Sierrasol, Avenida Inmaculada Concepcion, Avenida Garcia Lorca, Calle Andalucia, Calle Blas Infante, Avenida de la Estación.
In Benalmadena Pueblo the parade already starts at 4 pm. Itinerary: Fairground Los Nadales, Calle San Miguel, Avenida del Chorrillo, Avenida Juan Luís Peralta, Calle Jerónimo Garriga, Calle Lomillas, Plaza de España, Calle Real, Avenida Juan Luís Peralta.
Three Kings Parade in Fuengirola
In Fuengirola, the Three Kings arrive at 4 pm by helicopter at the Elola stadium.
The Parade starts at 5:30 pm with the following itinerary: Calle Mallorca, Avenida de Mijas, Avenida Juan Gómez, Camino de Coín, Avenida Condes de San Isidro, Avenida Matías Sáenz de Tejada, Avenida Ramón y Cajal, y Avenida de Los Boliches.
Three Kings Parade in Torremolinos
On Sunday 5 January the day will start in Torremolinos with the Landing of the Magicians of the East on the beach of La Carihuela.
Then, the Cavalcade will start at 5 pm in the Plaza Blas Infante, in front of the Town Hall with the following route: Avenida Rafael Quintana, calle Europa, Avenida Isabel Manoja, Avenida de Los Manantiales, Plaza Costa del Sol, Avenida Palma de Mallorca, Avenida Joan Miró, calle Doctor Jiménez Encina, calle García de la Serna, calle Rafael Quintana and again Blas Infante Square, place where the parade will end at approximately 8 pm.
Three Kings Parade in Mijas
The Three Kings will arrive in Mijas by helicopter at the Las Lagunas soccer field from where they will begin the parade.
Las Lagunas: From 5 pm the parade will leave from the Parque de Maria Zambrano, Miguel Hernandez Avenue, Antonio Machado Street, Margarita Avenue, Camino Viejo de Coin, San Cristobal Street, San Javier Street, La Union Street, Mijas Avenue, Camino del Albero, Denmark Avenue, Geranio Street and arrival to Andalusia Park.
Mijas Pueblo: At 5 pm from the Virgen de la Peña Square, Avenida Virgen de la Peña, Avenida de la Peña, Avenida de Méjico, Plaza de la Paz, calle Malaga, Plaza de la Libertad, Constitucion Square, Avenida del Compas and ends in Virgen de la Peña Square.
La Cala de Mijas: At 5:00 pm from the Cultural Centre of Mijas, Marbella Street, Torreón Street, Torremolinos Street, Bulevar, Marbella Street, Cártama Street and will finish in the Butibamba Park.
Three Kings Parade in Torre del Mar
The parade in Torre del Mar starts on January 5th from 5 pm.
Route: From the Town hall the parade will leave towards Avenida de Colon, Calle Rodrigo Vivar, Octavio Lopez, Paseo Maritimo de Levante, Paseo de Larios, Calle San Martin, Calle Ros Alferez, Virgen de las Angustias, Calle del Mar, Paseo Maritimo de Poniente and the roundabout on Avenida Antonio Tore. From there it will go to Avenida de Andalucía, Calle Princesa and ends in Plaza de la Paz.
Three Kings Parade in Estepona
On the 5th at 11 am in Estepona there is a big children’s party at the fairground, welcoming the Three Kings. At 5 pm the Three Kings’ Parade begins and will leave from the Avenida Andalucía, next to the roundabout “Las Columnas de Hercules”.