The 2023 calendar of festivals and fairs in Andalucia in Malaga Province in Axarquia
Here are the posters of many typical fairs and festivals in Andalucia, specifically organized each year in Axarquia. They are therefore all within a perimeter of 50 km maximum. They are chosen because they are traditional and popular ferias. You will observe that many ferias celebrate Andalusian gastronomy. The ferias are displayed according to the current month. However, you can select another month and click on the poster of a feria to find out more.
Fairs and festivals in Andalucia in 2024
All the fiestas presented here are traditional and typical Andalucia ferias.
Festival in Andalucia in Axarquia
The festivals in Andalucia are numerous and varied. They are part of the DNA of this region and have preserved their origins and traditions. They are part of the trip to Andalucia and allow you to get to know the Andalusian people in Axarquia, East of Malaga.
The most popular fair in Andalucia is undoubtedly the Feria de Málaga in August.
Typical Andalucia festivals and ferias
Gastronomic festivals in Andalucia
Many fiestas around Malaga celebrate local gastronomy:
Wine Night in Competa, Cherry Festival in Alfarnate, Snail Day in Riogordo, Raisin Festival in El Borge, Gazpacho Festival in Alfarnatejo, Feria del ajoblanco, Chanfaina Festival in Totalan, Fiesta de las Migas in Torrox, …
Each festival in Málaga is an opportunity to discover the richness of the local gastronomy as well as the beautiful villages that celebrate their traditions every year:
Discover the Feria de la Mula in Arenas or the Molienda in Riogordo (olive oil fair).
Fair in Andalucia 2024
The fairs in Andalucia proposed on this page are all held on the Costa del Sol, next to Málaga, in Axarquia, and the 2023 posters will be published as the official communications from the municipalities for each fair are received.
Fairs and Festivals in Andalucia, a way of life
Axarquia alone, for example, has around 250 ferias, festivals, fiestas and romerias every year.
This represents about 1000 days of festivities per year.
There are many religious festivities, the fabulous Holy Week in Velez Malaga being the one not to be missed.
The romerias are also a way to soak up and live to the rhythm of the local culture.
Music festivals in Andalucia
There are also many festivals, dedicated to music.
For the verdiales, the traditional folklore of Málaga: a Festival of Verdiales in Comares is always the occasion to spend a very festive day as below:
In Velez-Malaga, a very good Flamenco Festival.
The most famous festival in the province is the one in Frigiliana: Festival of the 3 cultures in Frigiliana. I think it is the most beautiful and authentic festival in Andalucia. A photo below of this festival: