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Summer in Malaga is tinged with colour and joy with the celebration of one of the most eagerly awaited festivities of the year: the Malaga Fair (Feria de Málaga). In its 2023rd edition, the Andalusian city prepares to welcome locals and visitors from all over the world for a week packed with many events, deep-rooted traditions and unforgettable moments.



When does the Malaga Fair 2023 take place?


The 2023 Fair starts on Saturday 12th August and runs until Saturday 19th August.

Throughout this week you can enjoy the spectacular fireworks on the Malagueta beach, the real party at the Day and Night Fair, as well as the iconic Cartojal and the resounding Panda de Verdiales. The Malaga Fair promises a unique experience that combines the modern and the traditional in an enchanting way.



5 things to do and not to miss if you go to the Feria de Málaga


Fireworks on the Malagueta Beach

The Malaga Fair 2023 opens in spectacular fashion with a fireworks display over the stunning Malagueta coastline. The sky is illuminated with bright lights and vibrant colours, creating a visual spectacle that takes everyone’s breath away. This event marks the beginning of a week full of excitement and fun, and is a perfect opportunity to contemplate the beauty of Malaga from a unique perspective.



Daytime Fair: Tradition and Gastronomy

During the day, the city comes alive with the Feria de Día, where the streets are filled with stalls adorned with flowers and colourful banners. Here, visitors can enjoy authentic Andalusian culture through live music, traditional dances and a wide variety of culinary delights. From typical tapas to more elaborate dishes, Malaga’s gastronomy is on display in all its splendour, and the festive atmosphere is contagious.


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Night Fair: Endless Fun and Festivities

The Night Fair is the time when the energy reaches its peak. The “casetas” are transformed into authentic open-air discotheques, with bright lights and music that invite everyone to dance and celebrate. The Malaga night comes alive with the joy and passion of the attendees, creating an unforgettable atmosphere where fun is the protagonist.


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The Emblematic Cartojal: Symbol of the Fair

The Feria de Málaga would not be complete without the iconic Cartojal wine. This sweet, fresh and slightly sparkling wine has become the perfect companion to toast and enjoy during the celebration. With its unique taste and traditional packaging in green glass bottles, Cartojal is much more than a drink; it is a symbol of the Feria that brings people together for fun and camaraderie.


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Panda de Verdiales: Resonating Traditions

The Panda de Verdiales is another essential element of the Feria de Málaga, highlighting the cultural and musical richness of the region. This musical group performing verdiales, a local variant of flamenco, roam the streets and casetas with their guitars, drums and violins, filling the atmosphere with traditional melodies that capture the essence of Andalusia and the joy of the fiesta.




As you can see, the Malaga Fair is much more than a celebration; it is a fusion of traditions and fun that brings together people from all over the world for an unforgettable experience in the middle of August. Are you planning to be in Malaga during the Fair? Toast with Cartojal, dance to the rhythm of the Panda de Verdiales and immerse yourself in the unique charm of the Day and Night Fair, we are waiting for you with open arms in this celebration that combines past and present in a magical way!


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