The week go fast and the weekend arrives with free time and varied activities in Malaga. Summer is a season of activities and good weather. Some of the proposals that I bring you here last until September.
You can visit our calendar of events to know more events you can find during all the year.
The weekend begins with Los Alamos beach festival.
Beach festival en Los Álamos, Torremolinos
Like every year the Summer beach festival arrives to Los Alamos in Torremolinos. It will be a long weekend with many artists and electronic music.
Past event registered more than 50.000 visitors. It is possible camping in the event but you must buy a specific ticket for this, only for those who want to get the most from the experience.
Best DJs in the world will meet at the festival that begins on Thursday 14.
When: 14, 15 y 16 in July.
Buying tickets and more information: https://losalamosbeach.com/entradas/
Sohail Castle concert: Sting and Ara Malikian
Sting and Ara Malikian will be at the Sohail Castle the next Monday 17. This is one of the many concerts available at that place during the summer. You can read more about concerts and events at Sohail Castle here.
Magical nights in Benalmadena cablecar
Every night during the summer you can enjoy an outdoor planetarium at the top of Mount Calamorro.
After enjoying the views from Benalmadena cable car you can also marvel at the night sky of the Costa del Sol. The Astronomical Society of Malaga will help you discover the starts, planets, galaxies and constellations that are in our sky.
Hiking route with astronomy lessons
50 free people can get access to this guided hiking route of 13 km. with free astronomy lessons the next saturday 22nd of July.
The lessons include a workshop for recognizing stars, constellations, planets and nebulae using high-end telescopes.
Departure will be from C/Pacifico, 54 at 6:00 pm. and return will be at 12:30 pm. Transport and insurance is included for free.
You can register from the next sunday 16th of July at 10:00 pm. from the website http://www.gransendademalaga.es/en/
Summer festival in Plaza Mayor
The commercial center organizes as every year the summer festival from Thursdays to Saturdays until August 26 from 9:30 pm.
There will be magic and illusion among many other performances like the circus show ‘ Circo Contemporaneo’ and the Malaga symphonic orchestra.
The stands are set every summer to offer handicraft products at the main squares of the municipality. From 6:00 pm. to 12:00 pm. until August 31.
Every day the stands will be set in a different square. On Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays you will find the market at Chiriva Square in La Carihuela; Wednesdays and Fridays in San Miguel Square and Saturdays in Plaza de Andalucia.
Book Fair in Torremolinos
This fair consists in stands selling books at cheap prices. There are two fair areas, one in the centre of the municipality and another on the beach promenade.
- Book deal fair is available from june 29 to September 3 from 11:00 am. to 2:00 pm. and from 7:00 pm. to 1:00 am. in Plaza de la Nogalera.
- Beach Book Fair is available from June 27 to September 10 from 7:00 pm. to 1:00 am. on the Playamar promenade.
Looking for available fairs to visit during July in the province? Continue reading:
July activities in Malaga
If you are wondering about things to do in Malaga in July here I bring some of the recommended activities for this weekend.
Pompidou Centre for children
If you have children they will ask you to take them to the Pompidou Centre for enjoying the free activities available. They will learn about art and composition.
This event is available until September 15.
Opening hour is from 9:30 am. to 8 pm., Saturdays and holidays from 9:30 am. to 2:00 pm. and from 5:00 am. to 8:00 pm.
The Pompidou Centre is between the piers 1 and 2 at the Port of Malaga.
Olfactory museum ‘Olor a Málaga’
Thuis weekend is open the olfactory museum ‘Olor a Malaga’. There are smells reminiscent of the old Roman city, the industrial Malaga of the 19th century and many others.
Ever wonder about how the typical Roman garum would smell like? Its industry was very extended along the Mediterranean. This is just one of the many smells that you will be able to find in this museum.
A museum where you can see and smell, certainly an original proposal to visit until July 3 at the Museum of Municipal Heritage. Admission is free.
Advertising poster exhibition
Are you curious about how advertising has evolved in Malaga? In this exhibition you will find advertising posters that cover almost a century, from 1870 to 1960.
The entrance is free and this is another way to know the history of the province of Malaga.
The exhibition is at the Unicaja’s Exhibitions Hall Siglo, until September 15.
Archaelogical exhibition in Malaga
Until 24th of September you can find at the Municipal Heritage Museum this exhibition with archaeological remains found from the Muslim era in the province.
800 years of occupation is a long period of time, enough years to allow for brilliant writers, doctors, geographers, philosophers and other scholars from all branches of knowledge to have time to be born and shine.
Some of the pieces are exhibited for the first time in the museum. The aim is the visitor to know more about the past of this historic city.
The opening hours are from Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the Municipal Heritage Museum.
To know more about this and other activities in the museum you can visit the official website at: http://museodelpatrimoniomunicipal.malaga.eu/
Fairs and festivals in July
Looking for regional fairs and festivals in July?
Campanillas Fair in Malaga
This fair features activities and perfomances for all the family.
The fair is celebrated until the 16th of July and the turning on of the fair lighting is the 13th of July at 19:00 pm.
The day fair begins the Saturday 15 from 1:00 pm. with gastronomy events.
How to get to Campanillas?
You can use the following map: https://goo.gl/maps/rYKjV6hYcN72
Summer fair in Sayalonga
The next weekend 15th and 16th of July there is the Sayalonga summer fair with activities during the night and day.
There will be musical perfomances, acuatic events and fireworks.
How to get to Sayalonga?
You can use the following map: https://goo.gl/maps/RwGenkSPHRk
Expired events in July
If you missed any of them below, do not worry…they will come again next year!
Weekend Beach in Torre del Mar
Around 40.000 people will meet in the popular Weekend Beach festival during this weekend. This musical event celebrates its 4th edition with a varied sort of musical styles and important artists.
The festival already started the past Wednesday but the most public is expected during the weekend. The list of artists include popular bands like The Prodigy, Estopa, Rosendo, Chambao or La Mala Rodriguez among many others.
The location of the concert is at the beach Poniente in Torre del Mar. If you fancy music, sun and beach you will enjoy it.
The price is from 71.5€ for a basic entrance to 121€ if you choose the VIP entrance with camping within the area.
More information and tickets at: http://www.weekendbeach.es/ (Spanish)
Los Alamos summer fair
The Saturday 8 at the Sports Centre of the municipality (next to train stop) from 9:00 pm.
It is a small fair organized by the neighborhood with an orchestra, drinks and food.
Regional fair ‘Sabor a Malaga’ in Axarquia
Activities for all ages and a fair where the traditional ‘espeto de sardinas’ will be very present as well as subtropical products from the area.
There will be cooking workshops to learn how to make guacamole or ajoblanco among other recipes.
The 9th of July in Torrox from 7:00 pm. to 12:00 pm.
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