White Night is a cultural event which was released for the first time in Paris in 2002, because of its success it was quickly adopted by several European cities and later on even by other cities worldwide.
White Night takes place after sunset and has many artistic and cultural activities, this free event was celebrated for the first time in Malaga in 2008 featuring arts, museums, exhibitions, music , guided visits and special activities for people or family.
Next White Night in Malaga is on May 20, from 7 pm to 2 am, there will be 217 activities taking place in museums, exhibition halls, art galleries and activities in scenic areas, are you going to miss this cultural event?
Those who want to enjoy the night quietly can do with the large number of cultural outdoor events taking place in Malaga.
Activities during the White Night
As a new there is an app ‘Personal dreamer’ for both Android and IOS.
The app will tag on a map the location of the events during this special night. The app is official and will make you easier to get there and categorize the different events and activities.
Among the many activities we can recommend some of them for you to get an idea of what you will find…but because of the great number of activities we recommend you to visit the historic centre from 7pm in advance to find the special environment.
Activities for children
The ‘Little White Night’ (La nochecita en blanco) with 15 activities for the children.
The location is the street Tomas Heredia from 7 pm until 11 pm.
Visiting Alcazaba and Roman Theatre at night
Visiting the Alcazaba at night is one of the favourite activities every year. If you want to visit it you need to request an invitation at the place from 8am the Friday 19th. They just allow to pickup 4 entrance tickets per person.
Visits will be divided in groups and guided every 10 minutes from 9pm until 1:10am. The estimated duration of the visit is 50 minutes.
You can also visit the Roman Theatre at any of the turns for 25 people every hour since 8 pm. until 1 am.
Visiting English cemetery at night
You can walk for free the English cemetery at night and learn the history behind it. They recommend you to bring a light and you will need an invitation you can request right now.
Entrance is allowed by groups of 30 people: 9 pm, 9.50 pm, 10.40 pm, 11.30 pm, 12.20 pm.
Arts, museums, exhibitions and other cultural events
There will be open exhibitions in museums like Pompidou Centre, Carmen Thyssen Museum, Russian Museum, Picasso Museum and the municipal museum among others.
Usually museums open doors at 7 pm. or after and use to close at 12pm or 2 am. They are free but some may limit to groups of 20 people or around each time.
Also there will be exhibitions of scenic arts and live concerts. I recommend you to have a walk in Malaga from 7pm until 2am the next Saturday.