The most famous festivity of Almachar is the 'Ajoblanco' celebration (the first Saturday of September), declared National Tourist Interest in Andalusia. Thousand of people go to the town that day to taste the Ajoblanco for free. They also show objects of great historical and artistic value and traditional scenes represented by dolls or dummies dressed.
Other festivals in Almachar:
- Pastorals contest: Last 2 weeks of December
- New Year's Eve in the 'Plaza de España'
- Procession of the Three Wise Men: 5th of January
- Carnival: February
- Cultural week (cultural and festive activities): June