Alcaucin Fiestas

Official Fiestas: January 7th, January 12th
Popular Fiestas:
– Fiesta of San Sebastian: 20th January
– Fiesta of San Jorge: 19th March
– May Day : Early May
– Romeria de San Isidro: Mid May
– Fiesta of Puente Don Manuel: Last week June
– Feria of Alcaucin: 1st week August
– Flamenco Festival: 1st Friday August
– Little Fair: 7th October
– Chestnut Fair with degustacion (tasting) 31st October

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Alfarnate Fiestas
Official Fiestas: April 25th, September 12th
Popular Fiestas:
– Fiesta of the Virgen de la Candelaria : Early February
– Festival of San Marcos : Late April
– May Day : Early May
– Fiesta of San Antonio : Mid June
– Day of the Cherry : End June
– Feria of Alfarnate : Mid September

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Alfarnatejo
Official Fiestas: April 25th, September 12th
Popular Fiestas:
– Fiesta of San Isidro : Mid May
– Flamenco Festival : Early August
– Fiesta of Gazpacho (local speciality soup) with free degustacion : Early August
– Feria of Alfarnatejo : Late September

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Algarrobo
Official Fiestas:January 19th, August 28th
Popular Fiestas:
– Fiesta of San Sebastian with open air music, dance & degustación (tasting) : 20th January
– Folklore & Flamenco Festival : July
– Feria de Algarrobo : Late August 
– Flamenco Night : Early September

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Almachar
Official Fiestas:May 6th, July 26th
Popular Fiestas:
– Fiesta of Santo Cristo : Early May
– Almachar Romeria : Mid May
– Fair of Senora del Amparo : Late July
– Fiesta of Ajoblanco (local speciality soup) with free tasting : Early September

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Almayate
Popular Fiestas:
– Romeria of Almayate : Last week April
– Almayate Fair : 1st week July

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Árchez
Official Fiestas: January 17th, June 6th
Popular Fiestas:
– Fiesta of San Antonio (with free paella & wine tasting): Mid January
– People’s Party & Fiesta del Corpus: Early June
– Feria de Archez : 2nd week August

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Arenas
Official Fiestas: June 13th, August 12th
Popular Fiestas:
– Pedal Fiesta: Mid June
– Feria de Daimalos: Early August
– Feria de Arenas: Mid August
– Mule Fair: 12th October

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Benajarafe
Popular Fiestas:
– Benajarafe Fair : Mid July
– Maritime Procession of the Virgen del Carmen: 16th July
– Procession : 6th October

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Benamargosa
Official Fiestas: June 6th, August 5th
Popular Fiestas:
– Fiesta of San Sebastian : 20th January
– Fiesta del Campo : Mid April
– Town fair & procession : 1st week June
– Feria de Benamargosa : Early August

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Benamocarra
Official Fiestas: June 6th, October 21st
Popular Fiestas:
– Carnival : February
– Romeria de San Isidro: Mid May
– Noches de Las Candelas : Early September
– Festival of Music & Culture : Mid September
– Feria de Benamocarra : Mid October

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Canillas de Aceituno
Official Fiestas: August 9th, October 12th
Popular Fiestas:
– Day of the Black Pudding with degustacion & wine : Late April
– Feria de Canillas de Aceituno : Early August
– Feria de Pasada de Granadillo : Late August

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Canillas de Albaida
Official Fiestas: August 9th, October 12th
Popular Fiestas:
– Fiesta of San Anton with open air music & dance : Mid January
- Feria de Canillas de Albaida : Early August
– Fiesta of Senora del Rosario : Early October
– Christmas Fair : December 25th

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Caleta de Vélez
Popular Fiestas:
– Romeria: Mid May
– Caleta Fair : 2nd week July
– Maritime Procession of the Virgen del Carmen with fireworks & dancing : 16th July

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Competa
Official Fiestas: May 3rd, July 26th
Popular Fiestas:
– Fiesta of San Sebastian : 20th January
– Feria del Barrio : 25th January
– Feria de Competa : Late July
– Noche del Vino with free degustacion : 15th August

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Cútar
Official Fiestas: June 6th, August 19th
Popular Fiestas:
– Romeria : End May
– Fiesta of Salto del Negro : Early August
– Fiesta de San Roque : Mid August
– Monfi Fiesta : October

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Comares
Official Fiestas:January 13th, June 6th
Popular Fiestas:
– Fiesta de San Hilario, Street Fair with music & dancing : Mid January
– Village Fair & Festival of International Dance : Mid May
– Fiesta of Verdiales : July
– Feria de Las Cuevas : Mid August
– Feria de Comares : Late August
– Night of the Candles : Early September

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Colmenar
Official Fiestas:February 2nd, August 16th
Popular Fiestas:
– Popular Fiestas:
– Fiesta of the Virgen de la Candelaria : Early February
– Fiesta de San Juan : 24th June
– Feria de Colmenar : Mid August
– Mosto y La Chacina (Wine & Sausage) Fair : Mid December

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El Borge
Official Fiestas: April 8th, April 25th
Popular Fiestas:
– Romeria de San Isidro : Mid May
– Fiesta of La Pasa with theatre & degustacion : Mid September

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Frigiliana 
Official Fiestas: May 3rd, June 13th
Popular Fiestas:
– Fiesta of San Sebastian : 20th January
– Carnival with street music, dancing & costume : February
– Semana Santa / Easter events : Spring
– Fiesta de la Cruz with degustacion : Early May
– Fiesta of San Antonio de Padua with street music : Mid June
– Festival of Music & Dance : August
– Festival of Three Cultures : September

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Iznate 
Official Fiestas: March 29th, June 13th
Popular Fiestas:
– Procession & Paella : Easter Sunday
– Fiesta de Virgen de Los Dolores : End March
– Fiesta of San Antonio de Padua : Mid June
– Fiesta of Muscatel Grape : Early August

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La Viñuela 
Official Fiestas: May 6th, September 27th
Popular Fiestas:
– Romeria de San Jose : Early May
– Feria de La Vinuela : Mid July
– Fiesta de Virgen de las Angustias : Early August
– Feria de Los Romanes : Mid August
– Fiesta de la Pasa : Mid September

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La Macharaviaya
Official Fiestas: August 20th, October 7th
Popular Fiestas:
– Feria de Macharaviaya : Early August
- Feria de Benaque : Late September
- Vallejo Festival : October
- Fiesta of Certamen de Pastorales: Early December
- Song Competition in Benaque : Early December

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Nerja
Official Fiestas: May 15th, October 10th
Popular Fiestas:
– Fiestas of San Anton – Mid January
– Carnival – February
– Fiesta de la Cruz – Early May
San Isidro Nerja, read more… – Mid May
Night of San Juan (The Beach) read more…- 23rd June
– Festival of Nerja Caves – Flamenco music & dance in the caves – Early July
– Maritime Procession of the Virgen del Carmen – 16th July
– Feria de Maro – Early September
– Feria de Nerja – Mid October
– Chestnut Fair in Maro – 31st October

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Periana
Official Fiestas: May 15th & 16th
Popular Fiestas:
– Festival of San Jose & Verdial Olives with degustacion : Mid March
– Fiestas of San Isidro & Flamenco : Mid May
– Fiesta de San Fernando (Mondron) : Late May
– Feria de Melocoton (Peach Fair) with tasting : Late August
– Feria de Periana : Late October
– Gastronomy Festival : November

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Rincón de la Victoria
Official Fiestas: July 16th, October 7th
Popular Fiestas:
– Music Festival in Benagalbon : Early February
– Feria de Torre de Benagalbon : Late June
– Feria de Rincon de la Vicoria : Early July
– Maritime Fiesta of the Virgen del Carmen : 16th July
– Feria de Cala del Moral : Mid July
– Fiesta of the Anchovy : Early September
– Festival and Contest of Pandas de Verdiales in Benagalbon : September

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Riogordo
Official Fiestas: May 27th, August 17th
Popular Fiestas:
– Passion Plays – Easter week. In 1996 "El Paso de Riogordo" was declared Fiesta of National Tourist Interest. Read more about this festival in Riogordo
– Festival of Snails – May
– Cattle Fair – May
– Fiesta de Riogordo – Late May
– Flamenco Festival – Mid August
– Feria de Riogordo – Late August
– Candil fair – September

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Sedella
Official Fiestas: January 22nd, August 5th
Popular Fiestas:
– Fiesta of San Anton : Mid January
– Feria de Sedella : Early August

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Sayalonga
Official Fiestas: August 12th, October 7th
Popular Fiestas:
– Nispero (fruit) Fair with tasting : Early May. Read more about the nispero feria
– Fiesta of San Pedro in Corumbela : Late June
– Feria de Corumbela : Mid July
– Feria de Sayalonga : Late July
– Festival of the Virgen del Rosario : Early October

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Torre del Mar
Popular Fiestas:
– Carnival : February
– Romeria : Easter Week
– Easter Processions & Music : Mid May
– Feria Gastronomica : Early June
– Fiesta de San Juan : 24th June
– Maritime Procession of the Virgen del Carmen with fireworks : 16th July
– Fiesta de Las Melosas : Mid July
– Feria de Torre del Mar : Last week July

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Torrox
Official Fiestas: August 12th, October 7th
Popular Fiestas:
– Feria de la Mujer Trabajadora : Early March
– Fiesta de la Crux : Early May
– Procession of the Virgen del Carmen in El Morche : 16th July
– Fiesta de Virgen de las Nieves : Early August
– Feria de El Morche : Mid August
– Feria de Torrox : Early October
– Migas Fair : Sunday before Christmas

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Totalan
Official Fiestas: May 24th, June 3rd
Popular Fiestas:
– Romeria : Mid May
– Feria de Totalan : Late May
– Fiesta de la Pasa : Late August
– Chanfaina Fiesta : Late November
– Carols & Nativity : Early December

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Velez Malaga
Official Fiestas: August 26th, September 27th
Popular Fiestas:
– Carnival
– Music Competition
– Daily Processions & Music
– Romeria of Velez-Malaga
– Feria Veladilla del Carmen de Velez-Malaga
– Feria de San Miguel

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Spain is the land of fiestas or festivals. In every single city, town and village there is a festival of some kind which gets all the locals and tourists alike out on the streets partying with their neighbours. The biggest festivals of international fame are Semana Santa, Carnival and Malaga´s Feria.