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.
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.
The parade begins at 5:30 pm at the Town Hall and ends at the Cathedral, with the following route:
Avenida de Cervantes, Plaza del General Torrijos, Paseo del Parque, Plaza de la Marina, Alameda Principal, Puerta del Mar, Atarazanas, Plaza de Arriola, Pasillo de Santa Isabel, Calle, Carretería, Calle Álamos, Plaza de la Merced, Calle Alcazabilla, Císter, Cathedral.
In the Cathedral Square there will be a choir of white voices.
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 2017’. 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 Monday 2 to Thursday 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.
Three Kings Parade in Benalmádena
In Benalmádena the Three Kings also arrive by boat, at 6:00 pm at the Marina.
In Arroyo de la Miel the Parade begins at 6:30 pm meanwhile in Benalmádena Pueblo the parade begins at 4:30 pm.
Route on the poster.
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
In Torremolinos the Parade begins at 5 pm at 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 tour will end at approximately 8:00 pm.