Halloween in Malaga, terror takes over the city

halloween-2015On October 31 arrives the terrifying night of Halloween in Malaga. Do you have any plan? Malaga is ready and features events in which you can already register.

If you have not yet decided what to do, we offer interesting activities for both adults and children so prepare to survive the terror on Halloween in Malaga. Still without costume? Check the top costumes for Halloween and get ready!

The scariest night of the year approaches in Halloween, we hope you survive as we wouldn´t want to run out of readers.

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Halloween at the Historical Botanical Garden La Concepción

If you want to visit the Botanical Garden, perhaps would be a good time the night of October 31; full of frightening beings from the beyond waiting to give you a good scare among the darkest shadows of the garden.

If you go in disguise you can take part in a costume contest in three categories available: children, adults and groups.

Price for the guided visit is 18 Euros for adults and 15 Euros for children under 16 and members.

Guided visits start at 8pm and the duration is for 1 and a half hours.

For reservations or information you just have to call +34 951 92 61 80

Halloween in Malaga with pumpkins

Scary night at the English Graveyard

This mysterious place is open for anyone who wants to venture at night and discover some of the characters brought from the darkest corners of the ultra-world and spread throughout the English Graveyard in Malaga. Are you brave enough?

This year 2017 brings us the “Great Halloween Game” with activities to make the history of the cemetery known to both children and adults. It is necessary to register for teams of 4 to 6 people.

  • Price: 25€ per team
  • Friday 27 and Tuesday 31 October: 7:30,9:00 and 10:30 pm.
  • Information: info@cementerioinglesmalaga.org

halloween lanternHalloween in Malaga with children

Kids love Halloween in Malaga, dressing up is an activity with which they are comfortable all year round without the need for a special day.

When this day comes they are willing to go out disguised and enjoy activities or visit the houses in search of sweets with the typical trick or treat.

Activities for celebrating Halloween in Malaga with family:

Theme Parks like Selwo Marina in Benalmadena and Selwo Adventure in Estepona told us in past events the habits of animals as terrifying as tarantulas, snakes, piranhas, poisonous frogs or bats among others. In addition decoration is adapted to this event and children between 3 and 10 wearing costumes don’t have to pay entrance.

Benalmadena cablecar will have a special decoration in both stations of the trip. Children between 3 and 10 wearing costumes don’t have to pay for the ticket.

Sea-Life offer free entry for those children under 10 years wearing costumes, there will be handcrafts and workshops from 11am to 5:30pm.

cartel-halloween-tivoliTivoli World will also organize a special event for this night and there is free entry for children wearing costumes. From 1st  October to 1st November children and adults wearing costumes have free entrance.

Rosaleda shopping centre will organize a workshop for creating tenebrous baskets between 6pm and 9pm.

The mall Malaga Plaza will also organize an event for any age the next 30th in October from 5pm. Entry will be free and a makeup artist will make-up the children for converting them into terrifying creatures, as memory you will get a polaroid photo of the event. The best photo will have a 150€ prize.

Not confirmed: There will be a special event in Automobile Museum on  29th from 12:30 hours with chilling surprises, tickets cost € 7.5 per person.

Larios street in Malaga centre will be a meeting point for people with amazing costumes, a good place for walking with the family.

Halloween at Pier 1 in the Port of Malaga

On October the dead, witches and ghosts will invade the Port of Malaga from 5 pm.

There will be a costume contest with different category prizes and photos.

Tuesday, from 5 pm to 9 pm at Artsenal, free entry.

Halloween in Torremolinos, Marbella and other municipalities

Terror in Torremolinos

First of all the Nogalera square area in Torremolinos will organize a terror attraction the next 31st. Do you dare?

Not confirmed:

Several events and a costume contest from 5pm in advance. Especially relevant a terrifying event called ‘Terror Mansion’ will await for those who dare. The minimum recommended age is 8 years.

In addition terror will be present the next Saturday at Molino de Inca. This botanical garden will be one of the most terrifying places in Torremolinos. There will be magic and face-paint workshops from 6pm to 8pm. There will be also an event called ‘searching for the mystery’ from 5pm to 6pm.

Scary night at Rincon de la Victoria

Not confirmed but there are special events every year for halloween:

At Rincon de la Victoria they are getting ready for the Terror Tales the 28th and 31st at the Public Library. There will be also a scary street at ‘El Cantal de La Cala del Moral’ from 8pm to 2am.

Furthermore the main mall at this municipality will have a scary area for children at the second floor the next Friday, Saturday and Monday. There is free entry for groups of 6 people (you must inscribe in advance)

Halloween in Estepona

There will be several scary events this year in this municipality:

Halloween in Club de Tenis

There will be food and drinks, music, dancing and enjoyment. You have to pay for what you consume.

There will be a costume contest with a prize for the most terrifying one.

For confirming your assistance email eventos@tenisestepona.com or phone 952 80 15 79

Mundo Mania

This children place celebrates during this scary night several activities: Tunnel of terror, facial makeup, costume contest, hot dogs and drinks.

  • 31st October from 5 pm.
  • 15€ for children between 4 and 12 years.
  • 10€ for children between 1 and 3 years.
  • Free entrance for adults.

Passage of terror in Velez-Malaga

There are many activities planned for Halloween from 5:30 pm. There will be photo sessions, make-up workshops and Halloween pumpkin making workshops.

The building of the House of Associations will handle a passage of terror with different levels of intensity, so it is a scary activity for all audiences from 8 pm.

Also in Velez- Malaga, the so-called Terror Train is available from 7:30 pm to 12 pm.

Terror activities in other municipalities

In Maro they organize Maroween, a gastronomy event.

Pedrizas district  in Churriana  is decorated in a special way during this night, as a result it will be a scary place to stroll around.

Soho district will celebrate Halloween with workshops and activities for everyone. Come and join the face-painting workshop or any of the handcraft. If interested a free inscription is required at Tomas Heredia, 7 street.

Halloween in Benalmadena is celebrated in Plaza de la Mezquita with a ‘terror passage’ from 9 pm to 1:30 am. Price for the ticket is 1.5€

Do you know more events I forgot? Feel free to comment if you want to recommend it.

More ideas for celebrating Halloween

If you want to invite your zombie friends home, nothing better than a good brain cake. Browsing Internet I have found a tasty recipe, wanna try?

It is just an idea, there are many more ideas you can use. Feel free to suggest yours in our comments area.

For the brain recipe you can check this website:

Halloween in Malaga, Andalusia and Spain

The growing interest in this celebration is unstoppable in Spain, especially in Andalusia and Malaga. Both show the largest number of Internet searches looking for upcoming celebrations.


Halloween and ghost stories

Paranormal activity looks like to happen more usually by the end of October or beginning of November…do you agree? Did it happen to you or anyone you know?

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Some people say during this night the living and dead world are closer…should we be afraid? Seems like not a bad idea to be, at least during the Halloween night.

Activities for the weekend in Malaga

weekend calendarWithout plans for the weekend? We present some activities that will take place on Saturday and Sunday 14 and 15 November if you want to enjoy the good weather.

Markets on Saturday and Sunday

If you like markets next weekend you have an appointment; let’s have a look at the markets that take place.

Made in Soho: In the centre of Malaga on Saturday 7th takes place this craft market where you can find fashion items, paintings, foods and photography.
Cacharrete Market: Market taking place in calle Caldereria with fashion and second-hand items.

Market organized by the protector of animals and plants:
At Camino de las Erizas takes place a market with exhibitions and workshops, crafts, tapas and music, all on Sunday starting at 11 am.

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At 11 am on Sunday at Pier 1 takes place another market for fashion, accessories and jewellery which will be open until 6 pm.

Food market La Merced

If you have not yet decided or if you have visited this blog after the date, we propose another idea that you might find interesting and that you can do any weekend… and that is, after all, who does not enjoy a good meal?

The market La Merced, open from 11 am and situated close to the birthplace of Picasso in the centre of Malaga, is an ideal place for those who want to enjoy good flavours.

There are plenty of stands where you can enjoy a nice meal, among these we highlight Cot-Cot, where is presented the classic Tortilla but made with range eggs from hens kept outdoors on their own farm.

Another stand as Cruzcampo origen allows us to enjoy a freshly brewed beer and at Antigua Casa de Guardia you can taste the wines of Malaga´s most authentic winery.

These are just a few examples; we recommend visiting the official website if you are interested in the proposal: http://www.mercadomerced.com


Markets in Malaga port at Pier One

malaga port zocoDo you enjoy going to street markets? Like taking walks by the sea? Enjoy the stunning views and Mediterranean sunsets from a terrace a few meters from the sea? Would you like to combine all this? Then come to Pier One at the port of Malaga, in the heart of the city.

In the coming weeks and months there are scheduled several markets in the port of Malaga. One of them is the Flower Power Market to be held every Wednesday in August, September and October, from 7 pm to 12 pm. In this market are offered all kinds of items, vintage fashion, retro, accessories and decor in the 60’s and 70’s style. During the month of August you also have the opportunity to take a photograph with one of the vehicles of the Automotive Museum’s collection displayed there.

Another type of merchandise is offered by the Craft Market Al-Andalus; as the name suggests, there you can buy arts and crafts of Andalusia and the nearby country of Morocco. This market is open daily from 11 am to 3 pm and from 4.30 pm to 11 pm.
And last not least, takes place at Pier One the Souk, which, though it shares a certain name kinship with the market Al-Andalus, is a space that offers premium products with select and gourmet items, crafts, decoration and fashion.

The souk is held the second Sunday of each month, from 10 am to 4 pm. In August it will take place from 6 to 11 pm.

Pier One is located very near the old centre of Malaga with its cathedral and the Moorish fortress situated on the hill, Larios Street and Alameda Park. It has easy access and has a large underground parking. Pier One invites with a wide range of restaurants, terraces and shops and offers free children’s entertainment (GluGluClub). During the summer months this new space is full of activity and you can also enjoy free string concerts on Sunday evenings. You can find complete information on the website www.muelleuno.com

Pier One in Malaga: Leisure and shopping by the sea

Malaga is increasingly attractive and is continually adding new projects to make the capital of the Costa del Sol a truly cosmopolitan city, one example are the new shops at Malaga port. This trend is already underway for many years.

Pier 1 Malaga port

We remember those days when we passed by Malaga on the way to or from the airport approaching our holiday destination, but what could be incidentally perceived of Malaga was not exactly appealing or attractive.

However, the ancient city, charmingly situated in a bay, has much potential which gradually is being strengthened with cultural activities of broad nature in addition to the typical sun and sand offer.

Recently has been created a new space in Malaga, Pier One, with which the city has gained a lot more attractive. Formerly, the harbour area was a fenced area with restricted access and separate from the city. After extensive work, has been created a space of 14,000 square meters with a modern design that connects the historic centre and the Park of the Palms to the cruise terminal.

Along this space by the sea there is a shopping and leisure area, restaurants and there are also activities and facilities to entertain children; thus the area is ideal for a walk or to enjoy the gastronomic offer by the sea. The shops are open from 10 am to 10 pm Monday to Saturday (closed Sundays). Pier One has a large underground parking area.

Shopping in Malaga at the port

The shops in the port of Malaga are open from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. from Monday to Saturday (closed on Sundays unless otherwise noted).

Pier one has a large underground parking area in case you want to get in your own car.


Clothing and accessories of the well-known brand Lacoste.


Sportswear and accessories for sports in the port of Malaga.


Main brands of sunglasses for protecting of sunshine.


First fashion brands in watches and accessories.


Perfumery and beauty products.

Loft Six

The latest trends in clothing and footwear for both women and men.


Shoe store.

KIKO Make up Milano

Cosmetic and beauty products in general.


Chain focused on the sale of crafts and products made in wood. You will find ornamental masks, buddhas and other decorative figures.

Denim Store

Shop specializing in denim clothing with brands like Levis, Armani, Diesel, Lee …

Specialized Shoe Shop

You will find shoes from brands like Lacoste, Diesel, Vans, Camper, Timberland or Converse among others.

Soho Boho

Shop for clothes, footwear and accessories with outlet area.

Bailly Bijoux

Furniture, footwear and exclusive decoration, there are only 2 or 3 pieces of each model.


Shop dedicated to products made with Swarovski, Lladro and Majorica.

Slora & Slora Woman

Two stores, each dedicated to men’s and women’s fashion.


Articles of decoration, textiles, furniture and gifts.

Service shops

Vietnam Nails

Decoration and painting of nails. It opens on Sundays in the afternoons and during the summer its schedule is extended until 0:00.

Candlyland Sweet Europa

All kinds of products for children, from backpacks, towels, shoes or candies.

QQ Electric Bikes

Rent of electric bicycles for 25 € per day, 15 € half day and 5 € per hour.

How to get to Pier One (Muelle Uno)

By car, just follow the signs to the centre of Malaga; once there, you can park in the parking lot of Alameda or in the parking lot of Pier One.

Find more information on http://www.muelleuno.com/language/en or at our website about Malaga port.

Car hire Malaga train station & Malaga cruise port

Those visitors who are planning to arrive at Malaga by cruise or by train and want to hire a car, well now’s the time. Malagacar.com are extending their services and are now offering car hire Malaga train station, where a representative of the company will pick you up and comfortably take you to your hired vehicle. If you arrive on a cruise, Malagacar.com are also offering car hire Malaga port, where, again, you will be picked up by a staff member and taken to your hired vehicle. Of course, the Malaga airport car hire service is still running, so if on the other hand you land in Malaga by plane, the procedure to book and confirm your reservation is the same as always.

What really is outstanding is the continuous expansion of the company that at the same time maintains the customer’s positive critics. It’s, without a doubt, the best option for any visitor who doesn’t want to risk going through a bad experience during their holiday.

Steps to follow when booking online

Whatever way of transport you use to get to Malaga, whether it’s the airport, train station, cruise port, etc., the booking procedure is very simple and safe, so safe that you won’t even have to take your credit card out of your wallet, and you can relax as you won’t have to memorise your card details either as it’s simply not required!

The only simple step to do is to visit the Malagacar.com website and book online using the form or calling the telephone number that appears where the operators offer assistance in both English and Spanish.

Advantages of hiring a car without a credit card

There are many advantages, but of course the main one is the peace of mind of not having to type in the card’s number anywhere; another one is that there is no cancellation fee and, on top of this, the vehicles are brand new and the client’s general opinion is excellent. However, don’t forget to carry your credit card with you because although it wasn’t needed for booking online, it will be required when you pick up your vehicle.

Malagacar Fuel Policy

While other companies include a full tank of petrol that you may not even end up consuming entirely, or others that offer the tank completely empty, Malagacar.com offer half a tank of petrol so you can drive off with the tranquillity of knowing that you’ll reach your destination without having to worry about the risk of breaking down on the way.

Opinions of satisfied customers

This is probably the most important part when deciding to place our trust in a service we are going to hire for the first time; luckily, as I previously mentioned, the customer’s general opinion of Malagacar.com is excellent.

Enjoy your holidays without worries in Malaga and the Costa del Sol.

Almost 10.000 passengers will arrive at Malaga port tomorrow in five cruise ships

The ships Grandeur of the Seas, Empress, Aidavita, Costa Deliziosa and Arcadia will coincide at Malaga’s seaport between 12:30 and 13:00 hours.

Almost 10.000 passengers will arrive at Malaga tomorrow aboard five cruise ships that will dock at Malaga’s seaport at, more or less, the same time between 12:30 and 13:00 hours, according to a press note published today by the Malagaport society.

From Ibiza to Gibraltar, the ship ‘Grandeur of the Seas’, of the Royal Caribbean company, with a capacity of 2.446 passengers, will remain at the malaga port for thirteen hours.

The Pullmantur ship, ‘Empress’, that has a capacity of 2.020 passengers, will stop over in Malaga for 11 hours, coming from Tangier and then towards Portimao (Portugal).

Also coming from Tangier, although with a little less capacity, for 1.582 passengers, is the ship ‘Aidavita’ of Aida Cruises, that will dock at Malaga at 08:00 hours, and ten hours later it will continue its journey to Cartagena.

The ‘Costa Deliziosa’ cruise ship, belonging to Costa Cruceros, with a capacity of 2.828 passengers, will berth in Malaga coming from Funchal (Madeira) and leaving towards Civitavecchia (Italy) six hours later.

The ship Arcadia, with a capacity of 1.948 passengers and coming from Southampton (England), will be the cruiser that will remain in Malaga port less time than the rest, only four hours. After this, it will sail to Alejandria.

The expansion of the cruise terminal in Malaga port ends ahead of schedule

The expansion of the cruise terminal in the port of Malaga will be a reality sooner than expected. The opening will be almost one year earlier and it may receive in May 2011 the first cruises.

Initial estimates were for 2012, but given the pace of traffic in Malaga, which has become the star of the ports due to its growth, its responsibles want the facility to full capacity for the next season.

The new phase of the terminal occupies a third of its total area, with a total of new 7,714 square meters on two floors.

This expansion of the terminal will be used especially to embarking and disembarking passengers. A new feature will be a reception so that the accompanying persons of the cruise passengers may enter the premises at the time of saying goodbye or picking up passengers. Similarly, the new building will have a large baggage area.

Regarding the cruise traffic, the port of Malaga will close the year with 680,000 cruise passengers, representing a growth of 40% over the previous year. Thus it will close the year with a total of 320 stops, nearly twenty more than last year and almost a hundred more than in 2007. The port expects to receive 750,000 passengers in 2011, of which 35% embark and / or arrive in Malaga.