Torremolinos Fair and San Miguel Pilgrimage in 2018

Torremolinos fair and Pilgrimage of San MiguelAs every year by the end of September will take place the Fair of Torremolinos and the Pilgrimage of San Miguel.

In 2018 the Pilgrimage will begin on the last Sunday before the week of the Fair, which will be from Wednesday 26 to Sunday 30 September.

The Torremolinos Fair is divided into the Night Fair at the fairgrounds and the Day Fair, which takes place in the centre of the municipality.

The fairground is between the Bullring and the municipal football field. For a more exact location and to know how to get there you can visit the following map: https://goo.gl/maps/9KTjEjBUu5u

Cheaper during the Children’s Day

Sunday 30 September is Children’s Day, the mechanical attractions of the Torremolinos Fair will be at a reduced price.

San Miguel Pilgrimage

Consolidated as the mayor urban pilgrimage in Spain and second in importance after the El Rocio, the Pilgrimage of San Miguel receives every year many participants and visitors. Whoever comes to this procession can enjoy an impressive demonstration of the strength of the traditions of a town, in this unique celebration, with a mix of religious fervour and the typical Andalusian healthy cheerfulness.

Calendar of the Pilgrimage:

  • 9.00 am – Concentration at Avda. de los Manantiales
  • 10.00 am – Departure of the procession towards Los Pinares. The wagons and tractors will become part of a contest.
  • 5.30 pm – Mass in honour of San Miguel in the Hermitage of San Miguel.

Night Fair in Torremolinos

Every night from 8.30 pm to 10.30 pm there will be activities for the little ones in the Children’s Booth.

Wednesday 26 September

  • 9.45 pm – Opening of the Fair and lighting.
  • 10.00 pm to 10.30 pm – Musical show to the rhythm of drums with “Batucada Simbiosis”.

Children’s Booth

  • 8.30 pm to 11.30 pm – Activities for children and theatre for children from 10.30 pm.

Senior Booth

  • 10.30 pm – Child and youth Queen election with her Maids of Honour.
    Election of Miss and Mister
  • 11.45 pm – Music and dance with the “Punto y Aparte Orchestra”.

Concerts Booth

Performances from 0.00 to 5 am.

  • Kassia
  • Los Remolinos
  • DJ Carlos Montoya

Municipal Auditorium

  • 10.45 pm – Awards ceremony for the best wagons and tractors of the San Miguel Pilgrimage.
  • 11.00 pm – Live concert by the music band “Vanity Vandals”.
  • Midnight – Performing of ” Dorian”

Thursday 27 September

Municipal Children’s Booth

9.30 pm to 11.30 pm – Puppet theatre and a theatre for children.

Senior Booth

10.00 pm – Orchestra and pasodobles competition

Concerts Booth

The concerts will begin at midnight and last until 5am.

  • Electroduendes
  • Mr. Propper
  • Spotilive Band
  • Dj Carlos Montoya

Performances in the Municipal Auditorium

  • 11.00 pm – Estrella Negra
  • Midnight – Barón Rojo and Reincidentes

Friday 28 September

Municipal Children’s Booth

9.30pm to 11.30pm – Puppet theatre and a theatre for children.

Senior Booth

10.00 pm – Metropolis Orchestra and performance by La Caletera.

Concerts Booth

The concerts will begin at midnight and last until 5am.

  • 12,13 Reggae Band
  • Electroduendes
  • Stereo 80
  • Dj Toni Fontana

Performances in the Municipal Auditorium

  • 11.00 pm – Trenzao
  • Midnight – Justo Gomez y Siempre Así

Saturday 29 September

Municipal Children’s Booth

9.30pm to 11.30pm – Magic performance and a musical show with “Canta Juego”.

Senior Booth

22.00 – Orchestra and Exhibition of Ballroom and Artistic Dances

Concerts Booth

Concerts will begin at midnight and will last until 5:00 in the morning.

  • La Cara B
  • Ipop
  • Money Makers
  • Dj Toni fontana

Performances in the Municipal Auditorium

  • 11.00 pm – Ziryab
  • Midnight – El Canijo de Jerez

Sunday 30 September

Sunday is the last evening of Fair featuring attractions at a reduced price.

Daytime Fair in Torremolinos

The main venues for musical performances during the daytime Fair in Torremolinos are the squares of La Nogalera, Costa del Sol, the European Union and San Miguel.

The performances begin at 1 pm at Plaza de la Nogalera, next to the train station.

From 2.00 pm there will be a Flamenco show at Plaza de la Costa del Sol and other live performances at the other squares.

More information

You can download the official programme in Spanish and English from the official website: http://www.torremolinos.es/wpsystem/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/torremolinos_fiestas2018_final.pdf

Raúl G.T

Raúl G.T

Developer and content editor at Malagaweb.com
Travel blogger, web developer and content editor. Author of many of the travel guides and tips available online about Andalucia, Malaga and Spain.
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