Malaga Fair in August. What do we celebrate?

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When you are visiting Malaga in August, you definitely must visit the Malaga Fair. It attracts lots of people each year, which makes it the biggest Fair of the year.

Why do we celebrate the Malaga Fair?

We celebrate the Malaga Fair because of the conquest of the city on August 19, 1487. In 1491 it became an official event celebrated through the whole city.

When in August can you visit the Malaga Fair?


In 2019 the fair will take place from the 15th of August until the 24th of August. Which makes it a 10 day long festival to enjoy! On the Friday before the first Saturday, the Pregón de la Feria, the Fair officially starts. The Pregon is a speech held by celeberties to open the Fair. The Fair will start at Playa de la Malagueta. At midnight, there will be a great firework show. You can enjoy the rest of the night with a lot of music.

Visit the Day Fair

Malaga feria

At the Day Fair it can be quite crowded. People form all over the country will come and visit the Malaga Fair in August. They will spend there holidays in Malaga and enjoy the food and the music.

The streets will be decorated in all kinds of colors. There will also be dances and folk music around the city

For more information about the Malaga Fair, click here.

Visit the Night Fair

Malaga Fair night

The night fair also offers a lot of fun. There are several rides for all ages. The Night Fair also has a better temperature to enjoy the fair. There are also a lot of food stalls offering traditional food, pancakes, fast food and more. There are also a lot of different types of music stalls you must see.

Are you interested in more things to visit in Malaga? Check out our blog post: 9 Things you must see when visiting Malaga!