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Christmas in Malaga

Christmas in Malaga: These events you should not miss

Malaga offers its residents and tourists plenty of activities and shows during the Christmas season: whether it's ice skating at "El Corte Inglés", strolling through the Christmas market at the Muelle Uno or visiting the light show in Calle Larios. Christmas in Málaga is something special.

Where and when do the Christmas events take place?

Weihnachtsbeleuchtung 2022:
The Christmas lights will be switched on this year on November 26 at 19h by the singer Vanesa Martín, who comes from Málaga. Those who want to see the event live should be on time at the entrance area of Calle Larios. Afterwards, the music group "Andy y Lucas" will live perform. It's their 20th anniversary on stage.
Due to the energy shortage this year, the lighting will be on at certain times: it will be turned on daily at 18.30h. From Sundays to Wednesdays, the lights will be on until midnight each day, and from Thursdays to Saturdays until 2 o'clock in the morning. On December 24 and 31, the lights will stay on until 6 o'clock in the morning each day.

Christmas lights show in Calle Larios:
This year there will be a light show in Calle Larios again. It can be seen daily at 18.30h, 20h and 22h, except on December 24 and 31. The songs that will play to the show are "Carol of the bells" and "Jingle bells". In addition, the tunnel of lights has been newly decorated. A total of 16 angels have been installed.
Drone show:
New this year is a drone show that will be presented at the cruise ship terminal at the port in Málaga. The show will be particularly visible from the following points: Palmeral de las Sorpresas, Plaza de la Marina, Muelle Uno and Gibralfaro. 120 drones will create images in the evening sky of Málaga on December 4, 6, 7 and 9 at 20.30h and on December 23 at 19.30h.

Chandelier and three-dimensional lighting:
In many streets, residents and visitors can also expect special lighting. In the streets of San Juan, Molina y Lario and eleven cross streets that start from Calle Larios, chandeliers have been installed. Furthermore, chandeliers composed of three-dimensional faces can be found in the following streets: Sancha de Lara, Don Juan Díaz, Bolsa, Stranchan, Moreno Monroy, Martínez, Alarcón Luján, Manuel Pérez Bryan, Álvarez Fonseca, Marín García y Liborio García.

Video projection on the cathedral:
From November 24, 2022 to January 4, 2023, you can experience a video projection of about eight to ten minutes on the tower facade of the cathedral every day at 18.30h, 20h and 22h. There will be no projection on December 24 and 31.

Video impressions: Christmas events in Málaga Centro

Other Christmas events in the province

There are also Christmas events in other municipalities of the province of Málaga. Below we would like to present the most interesting ones.
The Christmas lighting in Benalmádena will be switched on December 1, 2022. Until January 6, 2023, the new LED Christmas lights will shine from dusk until 2 o'clock in the morning. In addition, it is planned to put the new 40-meter-high panoramic Ferris wheel at the sports harbor in Benalmádena into operation before Christmas.
In Fuengirola, the blessing of the municipal nativity scene will take place on November 25 at 17.45h on Plaza Reyes Católicos, before moving on to the Municipal Museum, where the exhibition "The Magic of Christmas" will open. Then, at 19.30h, the Christmas lights will be turned on on Plaza de España. At 20.30h, the Christmas Market will open on Plaza de la Constitución, which will include an artificial snowfall. In the "Los Boliches" district, a Christmas Village will be set up on Plaza Pedro Cuevas Martín on December 11 and 12, and December 17 and 18, with recreational activities, bouncy castles, stage performances and an artificial snowfall.
At the sports fields next to the Hotel Iberostar in Torrox Costa, there will be a Christmas market from 6 to 11 of December, with numerous cultural activities, a typical gastronomy and much more. In addition, on December 10 at 20h there will be a senior gala in the municipal theatre.
Note The times of the events can change at any time or the events can be cancelled at short notice. We have no influence on this.
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