Malaga, located on the Mediterranean coast of Spain, is the sixth most populous city in the country. Only 10 years ago, it was the usual Spanish port city. However, today Malaga is first an excellent resort with the cleanest beaches, seashore and vibrant nightlife. The city also attracts the attention of many tourists with various festivals that take place throughout the year. All this makes the city one of the most suitable places for holidays in Spain.

Malaga Festivals  

Malaga Festivals allow tourists to become better acquainted with the Andalusia culture and traditions. Most festivals have a religious theme, but some also attract international participants. Here are some of the most famous festivals in Malaga:

  • San Juan – June;

There are many local traditions associated with this festival. During the festival, theatrical costumed performances, carnival and folk festivals take place on the streets of the city. At nightfall, the participants go to the coast and make fires. It is believed that such a ritual drives away evil spirits from the city.

Malaga, Spain

  • Fair in Malaga – August;

This is one of the oldest events of the city, which has been held for 5 centuries. Thousands of people gather at the fair every year to watch or participate in bullfights, flamenco shows, costumed processions and street theaters.

  • Festival de Malaga Cine Espanol (Festival of Spanish Cinema) – April;

This festival is held only a little more than 20 years, but has already become one of the most significant film festivals in Spain.

Malaga Nightlife

As for the nightlife in Malaga, then before you there is a huge choice of alternatives for every taste and budget. The Mediterranean coast, especially at the peak of the tourist season, shines with the multi-colored lights of the dance floors, where people dance to the most current music.

The main part of the clubs and bars are located in the areas of El Palo, La Malagueta, Pedregalejo, Placa de la Merced and Plaza de Uncibay. They all work from evening to early morning.

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At night, the city is as bright as day. On the streets of Granada, Alcazabilla and Comedias, you will also find many restaurants, nightclubs and bars where you can have a great time with friends.

Among the most famous and popular nightclubs in Malaga are:

  • Anden
  • Liceo
  • Dolce Vita
  • Sound
  • Sala Gold
  • Velvet Club
  • Kiu

Malaga is a typical Mediterranean city, so there are many beach bars with a large menu of dishes and drinks. As a rule, live music or DJs play here. Often in clubs are various entertainment shows or performances of comedians. An interesting detail is that girls can visit most of the bars and nightclubs in the city free. Men who want to have fun at the club will have to pay an entrance fee.