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Updated Today Thursday 27th of November 2014
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Chestnut and Sweet Potato Fiesta – Maroween 2014

Latest Whats On Monday 27th of October 2014

This year’s Chestnut and Sweet Potato Fiesta, also known as Maroween, will take place as usual on October the 31st, Halloween night. For the first time, this year’s festival will last for three days, ending on the 2nd of November. The festival opens on Friday 31st at 6pm in Calle Real where there will be a street market. There will also be a tapas trail, with an award for people who visit all the establishments on the route.

There will be live music at 11pm in the main square Sweet roast chestnuts and sweet potatoes will be given out free to all those attending this very popular event.

On Saturday the 1st of November, the market will open at 11am and there will be live entertainment in the main square from 8pm.

On Sunday the 2nd of November the market again opens at 11am and there will be live music at 1pm in the square.

There will be a special hourly coach service to Maro during the festival, from 6pm to 2.30am on Friday and from midday to 2.30am on Saturday, with stops at the Hotel Mónica, Hotel Jimesol, Clínica Rincón, Ermita, Kiosco Cerica and Mara.

Photos from last years Maroween are here.

Maro is a small village a few kilometres along the coast from Nerja and is easily reached by bus or taxi or even on foot.

Tutti Frutti Residents Complain About The Noise

News Wednesday 22nd of October 2014

Tutti Frutti Residents Complain About The Noise
The residents from Nerja’s Tutti Frutti plaza have complained to the council about the bars in the square with music and terraces. According to a 2002 law approved by the regional government, bars with music can not have terraces outside and as such the bars in Tutti Frutti will either have...Read More »

Nerja Feria 2014

Whats On Monday 29th of September 2014

Nerja Feria 2014
Click for the Nerja Feria 2013 Photo Gallery Nerja Feria 2014 will take place as it has done in previous years in the Calle Carabeo/Los Huertos car park area and some of the neighbouring streets. The Feria consists of a large fairground surrounded by casitas (marquees) where live performances of...Read More »

The Three Cultures Festival in Frigiliana

Sunday 24th of August 2014
Since 2006 the Three Cultures Festival has been the highlight of Frigiliana’s year and takes place at the end of August. The old part of this pretty whitewashed village is acknowledged to be...Read More »

Fiesta Blanca Nerja 2014

Tuesday 12th of August 2014
This year’s Fiesta Blanca will be held on Thursday the 14th of August 2014 on Nerja’s El Salon beach. The party starts at 9.30pm with a full line up of DJs, including Tomé, Koty...Read More »

Andy y Lucas Concert At Plaza España Nerja

Tuesday 5th of August 2014
The Flamenco inspired pop-duo Andy & Lucas from Cádiz in Spain will be performing in a free concert at Nerja’s Plaza de España on the 16th of August 2014 starting at 10.30pm. Entrance to...Read More »

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Back To The 70s At Burriana, Nerja – Concierto Joven

Thursday 17th of July 2014
Burriana beach will take a trip back in time on Saturday August 2nd 2014 when it hosts the Concierto Joven 2014. The show starts at 10.00pm and features live music from Fiestasur, Fragel Rock and Guardia Futura. The fiesta will be dedicated to music...

Nerja Donkey Sanctuary Announces Its Closure

Tuesday 10th of June 2014
The very popular Nerja Donkey Sanctuary, on the road outside the town towards Torrox, has announced its closure at the end of this month, saying that problems with funding, premises and council licenses have prompted the decision. The donkeys will...

Work Underway On New Lighting At Calahonda Beach Nerja

Thursday 22nd of May 2014
Work is underway on the hillside above Nerja’s Calahonda beach (behind Papagayo’s) installing new lighting. The new lighting will use low energy LED and conventional bulbs and will be embedded in the ground, to illuminate the cliffside...

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    San Isidro Festival Nerja 2014

    Thursday 15th of May 2014
    On the 15th May every year the festival of San Isidro takes place in Nerja. This is probably the most popular day of the year for most Nerjeños, when the whole town seems to decamp to the park surrounding the Maro caves and to party until the very...

    San Isidro Nerja 2014 Poster Unveiled

    Thursday 8th of May 2014
    Nerja’s councillor for popular tradition, Sandra Jimena, has unveiled the poster for this year’s San Isidro festival, that takes place on the 14th and 15th of May. The events start on the night of the 14th in the grounds of the Nerja...

    Nerja’s Day Of The Cross To Feature 12 Different Crosses

    Friday 2nd of May 2014
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    International Dance Day Nerja 2014

    Tuesday 29th of April 2014
    To celebrate International Dance Day 2014, which is on today, Tuesday 29th of April, there will be two free events on in Nerja. At 6pm on the Balcon de Europa there will be a performance by the Municipal Dance and Music School. At 8.30pm in the...

    Nerja Residents Day On Today

    Sunday 27th of April 2014
    Nerja Residents Day 2014 is on today, Sunday the 27th of April 2014, from midday until 7pm. Residents Day is held in Plaza España behind the Ayuntamiento builiding by the Balcon de Europa. There will be the usual mix of live entertainment on the...

    Giant Crane On The Balcon de Europa, Nerja

    Friday 25th of April 2014
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    Rain Stops Parade

    Sunday 20th of April 2014
    Nerja’s Easter Sunday parade was rained off today, with the cross making a brief journey up Calle Pintada before turning round and heading back to the church on the Balcon de Europa, leaving the hundreds of people who had turned out to watch...

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    Sunday 20th of April 2014
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    Sunday 13th of April 2014
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    Wednesday 9th of April 2014
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