Mule Festival 2023 in Arenas

arenas mula fair festival-2023

Arenas organizes the Mule Fair (Feria de la Mula), mid-October

The Arenas Mule Fair will be held on 12, 13 and 14 October 2023.

The mule in the province of Malaga

Was absolutely essential for man for his tasks in the mountains as for agricultural crops, and in particular during the harvest.

Even today, the culture of the vine is done, in Axarquia Costa del Sol , on slopes of mountains inclined up to 60%, and does not allow the use of mechanical devices

This feria pays homage to this animal which finally allowed man to cultivate and live in these mountains.

Where does this animal, the mule come from?

The mule is the result of the cross between a donkey and a mare. Man has made these crosses since antiquity. It was used militarily especially to transport men and equipment in mountainous terrain as well as in the fields until the mechanization of agriculture.

From this cross, the mule, a hybrid animal, has the power of a horse and the robustness of a donkey.

Below, you will find the 2023 evening concerts



The 2023 Feria de la Mula programme


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