May is the perfect time to visit Malaga and enjoy outdoor activities. The weather is great (in May, we have an average temperature of 20º and many many days of sun). Also, this city has a lot to offer and it’s always full of activities for everyone!
That’s why we have put together five incredible plans and events that you can enjoy this May in Malaga. And what’s better, they are for all the budgets and preferences!
Holi Colours Malaga race
If you are a sport and festival lover, this event is for you! Holi Colours, an event company that organises races all over Spain, is coming to Malaga next Sunday 1th May.
The event consists of a participative race of 2km where you’ll find different stands with powder of many colours, foam parties, and music. It’s very fun as you can throw this colour powder at your friends and you’ll end up full of them. All of you will look like a rainbow!
Also, after the race, there will be a 5-hours festival with live music, djs, youtubers, influencers, and contests. In addition to all of this, there will also be foodtrucks and a drink bar.
The event is for all ages, from 3 to 99 years old!, and will take place on Malaga Drive-In.
The ticket costs between 12-25€ and included a t-shirt, some colorful powders, and your ‘competitor’ number.
To buy tickets, click here.
Feria de los pueblos (Village's fair) in Fuengirola
The Feria de los Pueblos (Village’s fair) is one of the most known ‘ferias’ all over the region. Its particularity resides in the multicultural atmosphere you can witness there, as every stand is a tribute to a specific country. As if, you will be able to listen to different types of music, taste all types of food and be able to mingle with people from all over the world. What an event!
There is also an international parade that will take place on Saturday, April 30th, and folk groups with more than 1000 participants.
This is the perfect plan also for children, as there are plenty of fairground rides for them.
The Feria de los Pueblos will be taking place in ‘Recinto Ferial de Fuengirola’ from Wednesday 27th April to 2th May. In the image below you can check all the country participants.
Artisan craft market in Plaza de la Merced
Every first Sunday of the month in Plaza de la Merced, you can visit an artisan craft market full of clothes, jewelry, or sculpture. Most of the artisans of the region participate in and sell their unique creations such as home decoration, paintings, ceramics…
Also, you will be able to taste delicious street food and homemade pastries.
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Malaga Teathre Festival
This cultural event has become very popular in show business.
The festival will take place in the Cervantes Theatre and the Echegaray Theatre, and you’ll be able to enjoy a wide range of both classical works and alternative productions.
There are plays for children and adults all May. You can see its program here.
Oh SEE! Malaga Festival
This festival will be held on Friday 21th May and Saturday 22th may in Auditorio Municipal Cortijo de Torres.
This festival is a great opportunity to enjoy Spanish singers' shows and dance to live music in an open space! There is also a kid area, where the littlest will be able to enjoy a festival designed for them!
If you want to buy the tickets, click here.
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