Malaga at Christmas
There is very little time for Christmas to arrive in Malaga. These dates are lived with a special interest in the city and it receives thousands of people interested in living their festivals and traditions. The capital is full of Christmas markets, workshops, Christmas carols, etc … to celebrate Christmas in Malaga.
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The lighting of Christmas lights in Malaga will begin this Friday 29 November. The city of Malaga is known throughout Spain for the beauty that the city adopts during these dates.
Calle Larios at Christmas offers a show of light and music that attracts thousands of visitors to enjoy the show. The Christmas lights in Malaga this 2019 will be different, as it is going to present a different show, called “The Christmas Forest”. It can be enjoyed both day and night.
The lighting in Malaga usually changes every year and has more than 600,000 led lights just in the street Larios. This street is the best known in the city.
Timetable Lights Calle Larios Malaga
The lights and music shows on Calle Larios in Malaga will be at 18:30, 20:00 and 21:30 every day until the 5th of January (three passes a day).
We already indicated that Malaga at Christmas was special, this year the lighting of Malaga is composed of the following songs:
– Jingle Bell rock by Hillary Duff
– All I want for Christmas is you by Mariah Carey
– Christmas by Javián, Alex, David Bustamante, and the OT Academy.
– Never Back Down by Battlecry
Many visitors from other countries come to enjoy Malaga at Christmas and it’s festive and family atmosphere. Not only will you be able to see Christmas lights in Calle Larios but also Calle Marqués, Sagasta, Square of Camas, Calle Álamos, Calle Granada or Calle Herrera del Rey among others, will have Christmas decorations.
Alcazaba of Malaga at Christmas
On this monument, one of the most beautiful in the city, will be projected a “video mapping” with lights, music, and sound. The schedules coincide with the spectacle of the street Larios, being this spectacle novelty in the city.
The show will tell the story of a girl who lives in the present and will highlight values such as solidarity, companionship, generosity or gratitude.
Christmas markets in Malaga
Last year more than a million tourists visited the lighting in Malaga, but if all this was not enough, the city won first prize as “Best Christmas Markets in Europe”.
In these places, you can take advantage of your Christmas shopping in Malaga. You can find handicrafts, sweets, and other delicatessen snacks. Strolling around and enjoying the festive atmosphere of these important dates will be a great experience.
Each municipality has its own Christmas market, so depending on where you are you can enjoy them. In addition to being able to do your Christmas shopping in Malaga, you will enjoy its lively atmosphere and lighting.
They stand out:
– Garage Market
Located in the La Malagueña car park, it has more than 2,000 meters to enjoy Christmas crafts and decorations.
– Fuengirola Christmas market
In the Plaza de España, you will find a large number of posts that open during these dates in the city of Fuengirola. Each year begins with the start day of the city’s lighting.
– Christmas stands in Malaga Park
In the heart of Malaga you can find almost a hundred Christmas stands in the Paseo del Parque. You will find handicrafts, books, baked potatoes, etc.
Malaga at Christmas with children is a luxury, in this space, there is also a booth for the youngest can deliver their letter to their Majesties the Three Wise Men of the East.
– Handmade exhibition in Ikea Málaga
This space dedicated to furniture organizes a craft exhibition every day from 11 am to 9 pm, until 4 January.
– Torremolinos Christmas Market
In the heart of Torremolinos you can enjoy several stalls dedicated to Christmas. Local crafts to decorate your home.
These are just some of the Christmas markets spread throughout the province during Christmas, but there are many more.
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Christmas trees in Malaga
Another part of Malaga’s Christmas lighting is made up of giant trees. Each year a large tree is usually installed in the Plaza de la Constitución, but it is not the only place.
This year Christmas in Malaga will have a total of 7 giant trees spread throughout the city.
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We had already proposed to deliver the letter to the Three Wise Men in the center of the city, but if you come to Malaga at Christmas with children they will surely like to visit Playmobil’s Bethlehem with everything you can imagine. Sure you played too when you were a child!
In addition, different contests are organized in several cities of the Costa del Sol on these representations so traditional in our country. As you can see Malaga at Christmas is a real paradise.
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Another activity that we propose to you, especially if you come to Malaga at Christmas with children is to attend one of the days that you are in the capital to MIMA Malaga, one of the Christmas events dedicated to the youngest.
This space has workshops, activities, a skating rink, climbing attractions, and welcomes every year more than 30,000 visitors willing to enjoy.
Yes, if you are in Malaga at Christmas you can discover one of its museums. For a reason, it is known as the city of museums! During these dates many of them organize workshops or special activities. Check the list of museums in Malaga here.
Deliver the letter to the Royal Postman
There are many cities that host activities for children. You can enjoy Malaga at Christmas with children and go to deliver the letter to the Royal Page of the Three Wise Men.
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Ice skating during Christmas in Malaga
It is another of the Christmas activities in Malaga with or without children. If you go skating you will see people of all ages. Located on Avenida de Andalucia, next to the entrance of El Corte Ingles in Malaga.
There are many more activities to enjoy Malaga at Christmas. If you are going to visit the city, don’t forget to make your hotel reservation as soon as possible, as these are very popular dates thanks to the great atmosphere in the city. Are you arriving at Malaga Airport? Rent your car now and don’t miss anything about one of the most touristy cities in Spain.