1st of January - New year's
day. National holiday.
6th of January - The 3 Holy Kings. On the morning of the
6th of January is when the children receive their gifts.
3th and 4th weekend of February - Carnival. The yearly
carnival is celebrated all over Spain with events like parades,
mask and costume parties.
28th of February - Day of Andalusia.
March/April - Easter-Week. Easter is one of the most important
religious events in Malaga, and the rest of Andalusia. It
is celebrated with impressive religious processions where
statuettes of Jesus and Virgin Maria are carried around
the town, with music and participants in special costumes.
1st of May - International Labor day. A national holiday
23rd of June - San Juan. San Juan is the longest day of
the year and is celebrated with parties on the beach. (not
16th of July - Virgen del Carmen. Virgen del Carmen is
the Virgen of the sea.
Malaga fair -Starting 2nd Saturday of August for 9 days
- The traditional summer town festival "Feria de Agosto".
Malaga Fair is celebrated during the daytime in the city
center and during night in an open square in the outsides
of Malaga "recinto ferial".
15th of August - Asunción de la Virgen. This is
a national holiday celebrating one of the patrons of Spain.
8th of September - Virgen de la Victoria. Local holiday
in the capital of Malaga.
12th of October - Dia del Hispanidad. This is a national
1st of November - All Saints day. National holiday in Spain.
Halloween is celebrated in some places in Malaga but it
is not a Spanish tradition.
6th of December - Constitution day in Spain. This is a
8th of December - Inmaculada Concepción. National
holiday celebrating the patron of Spain.
25th of December - Xmas day. National holiday.