Category: What’s On

Nerja markets

Every Sunday and Tuesday

There are two weekly markets in Nerja both situated at the car park in Almijara II. Both begin at 10am and on Sunday it is the Flee Market/Car Boot and on Tuesday the street market.

See map.

Cirque du Soleil Kooza

September 13 - 29

Cirque du Soleil, the largest theatrical producer in the world will be back in the Costa del Sol to present its latest show, Kooza, from 13th September in the fairground of Malaga. A return to their origins, Kooza combines acrobatic performance and the art of clowning, while exploring fear, identity, recognition and power. The Innocent's journey brings him into contact with comic characters from an electrifying world full of surprises, thrills, audacity and total involvement. Details:

Chanquete World Music

September 14, 16.00 - 06.00

The Chanquete World Music Festival 2019 will be held on Saturday, September 14, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. until 06:00am on Playa el Playazo de Nerja. The Fourth Edition will include 10 of Spain’s favourite artists. There will be official buses, as well as camping, hotel promos or VIP tickets!
With prices starting from €29pp. For tickets and details (click here).

XVI Anchovy day

September 20 - 22

To end the summer season, Rincón de la Victoria celebrates the XVI Day of the Anchovy to pay homage to the main ingredient of its cuisine. Over the weekend, traditional Victoria anchovies and other typical local produce can be tasted and other activities enjoyed, such as cooking contests, exhibitions and musical performances by the town’s folk group.

For more details:

Learn How To Make Spain’s Most Famous Dishes

September 21, 18.00 - 21.30

Learn how to prepare Spain's most famous dishes in Nerja with a chef during a 3 and a half hour hands-on cooking course where you can learn more about the ingredients needed to make the best paella and tortilla. Also enjoy a traditional Paella and tortilla with drinks. Your Spanish cooking class starts with meeting your guide in a central location. Then off shopping to buy the ingredients.
The cost is €45pp. 14yrs + For tickets:

Málaga port walk

September 29, 09.00 - 16.00

Come and join the International Club for a lovely Sunday stroll along the Paseo Maritimo. This will be a 6 km mostly flat and paved walk and you can do it at your own pace. Enjoy soothing sight and sounds of the sea. Stop for a little lunch or a drink in one of the many cafes and chiringuitos along the way. We will arrive in El Palo around 11 am and you can make your own way along the paseo it is a straight route along the sea front or you can join the group lead by our volunteers. The return bus will pick us up by the Malaga port around 4 pm.
Pick up Times: Nerja Bus Station - 9:30, Nerja Club - 9:35, Rui Monica - 9:45, Marinas Hotel - 9:50, Torrox Bus Station 10:00. Members - 12€, Visitors - 17€
For bookings call the club: 952 52 1858

Ruta del Arte - Frigiliana

October 4 & 6, 14:00

Come to Millers of Frigiliana during the Art Route weekend and visit many establishments with amazing Art exhibitions, meet the artists and also enjoy some wine and tapas en route!

See Map:

Nerja Feria 2019

October 9 - 13

The festivities are in honour of San Miguel Arcángel and the Virgen de las Angustias, patrons of Nerja. A few days of fun that includes flamenco singing festival, folk performances, floats, amusement fairs, festivals and important musical performances.

The Feria  officially begins with the lighting of the entrance porch and the Real de la Feria, followed by a fireworks show.  More information:

Oktoberfest Torremolinos

October 18 - 21

Oktoberfest Torremolinos hosts famous German beer festival. The gastronomic days will take place in the square of La Nogalera every day from 12:00 until midnight. The event will be accompanied by daily musical performances with charanga and a stage set in German folklore.

Taste the typical German culinary specialties in the booths dedicated to German white wine, traditional cheeses, Pretzels, as well as red and white sausages, roasted knuckle, chucrutte, potato salad or frikadelle, at popular prices ranging from € 4 to € 10 (2017 prices).

In addition, this great beer festival will feature a 'Beers of the World' bar with artisanal wheat and barley drinks, select or black. The festive program will be completed with a stall of international drinks and cocktails with the most exotic flavors. The celebration will feature typical Bavarian music. FREE ENTRY

Midnight Mechanics are back

October 20, 15:00 - 17:30

Frigiliana! We're delighted to say that we'll be back in our home town this October for another Sunday afternoon session at Restaurante Venta El Cortijo Frigiliana! Please contact the venue for ticket and booking information. There's a bus service too so be sure to enquire about that :)


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LIVE Music in Nerja

Coach & Horses Nerja - Live music and BBQ every Saturday from 2pm to 5pm and 9pm onwards.

Irish Annie's - Live music every Wednesday and Saturday from 9.30pm.

Buskers Irish Pub, Nerja - Live music all week in Nerja. Open 7pm until late. Find out who's playing tonight, visit their Facebook page.

The Beer Garden Nerja - Acoustic music every Monday from 5pm to 8pm.

Potters Bar Nerja - Jazz every Sunday - Dixielanders Jazz Lunch. Live jazz and a traditional
Sunday Roast, 2pm start.

The Cottage Nerja - Live music every Thursday with Roger Sharp.

Restaurante Miguel El Manga - Live music every Sunday from 2pm on Playazo Beach in Nerja.

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