This year the Christmas lights was switched on the 24th in November, did you miss it? Don’t worry, you will find a video of the lighting and all the information you may need about Christmas in Malaga if you continue reading.
The lighting decoration and switching date change every year, however in 2016 it will be the same as in 2015. In past events they used up to 600.000 led lights in Larios street, the most centric street in Malaga. Nevertheless this city is one of the best places to enjoy the Christmas lighting in the world.
The company in charge of Christmas lights in Malaga also make them for different companies and cities worldwide. Many visitors from Europe come to enjoy not only the Christmas lights in Malaga, but the unique festive environment present in the city.
Lighting is switched off on January the 6th.
The centric area of Malaga is decorated for Christmas with a beautiful lights offering a spectacle you should not miss.
Switching on Christmas lights in Malaga in video – 2016
Torremolinos chrismas lighting switching on is the Friday 2nd of November at Plaza de la Nogalera.
Christmas Markets in 2016
Many locals enjoy the Christmas environment by visiting any of the many Christmas markets in the province.
There are usually every year markets at Soho district and Alameda park. I will update the list as new information is coming.
Initially I think the list will not be much different than the previous year one so you can check our past year list of Christmas Markets in Malaga.
Christmas Market in Torremolinos (near train station) from the Friday 2nd of November.
Chrismas Market in Fuengirola is already available at Plaza de la Constitución.
Christmas charity bazaar in Malaga
Located at the English Shop ‘The Old Curiosity Shop’ at Paseo de Sancha, 48.
This charity market will open in January on Monday 2nd, Tuesday 3rd, Wednesday 4th and Thursday 5th.
For donating the opening time is from 10am to 2pm and from 5pm to 8:30pm.
Invisible handcrafters market
At Calle Andres Perez, 8. Opening time is from 5pm to 10pm.
Visiting Traditional Nativity Scenes
Every year they organize traditional nativity scenes, some of the most popular are the one inside Malaga Cathedral and at the Town Hall in Malaga.
Cathedral opening time: 10am to 2am and from 5pm to 8pm
Town Hall opening time: 10am to 2am and from 5pm to 9pm
New Year’s Eve in Malaga
You can find a wide variety of hotels for the New Year’s Eve party with dinner included . If you prefer, you can celebrate in one of the main squares of the cities of Malaga, there typically meet a large number of people to celebrate the arrival of the New Year.
In adition if you want to celebrate New Year’s Eve with more people you can visit one of the following locations:
Procession of the Three Kings 2017
The Three Kings in Malaga during 2017 will spend the night in the Alcazaba. The parade will leave from the city hall on Monday 5 January.
The parade will begin at 5 pm on January 5th and the route is as follows*:
- City Hall Malaga
- Avenida de Cervantes
- Plaza General Torrijos
- Paseo del Parque
- Plaza de la Marina
- Alameda Principal
- Puente Tetuan
- Avenida de Andalucia
- Nazareno del Paso
- Puente de la Esperanza
- Manuel Jose Garcia Caparros
- Pasillo de Santa Isabel
- Carreteria, Alamos
- Plaza de la Merced
Do you plan to spend this Christmas in Malaga? We hope you enjoy and don´t forget to share your experiences or questions in the forum.
*Route from past year should be the same, should it change I will update it.
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