Nerja Festivals

Carnival
A month without a fiesta or a procession is a very long month indeed in Nerja, starting with Three Kings in January, Carnival in February, Semana Santa at Easter, San Isidro in May, San Juan at midsummer in June, Virgen del Carmen in July, Feria week in October and then Christmas Eve and New Years Eve fiestas on the Balcon.

Below is our guide to each of the festivals, in month order starting in January. Please note, where dates for this years festival have not been announced, last years dates will still be shown and will be updated when the dates have been finalised.


Three Kings Parade – Cabalgata Los Reyes – Nerja
05-01-2014

5th January – The Three Kings procession sets off at 5pm from Parque Verano Azul on the west side of Nerja (next to the Supersol) and parades through the streets of the town, throwing sweets to... More Information »
Three Kings Parade – Cabalgata Los Reyes – Nerja
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Maro San Antón Festival 2014
16-01-2014 to 17-01-2014

Maro’s annual San Antón festival will be held this year on Thursday and Friday the 16th and 17th of January (2014). The fiesta is one of the oldest held in the town, having its origins in the... More Information »
Maro San Antón Festival 2014

Nerja Carnival 2014
27-02-2014 to 02-03-2014

Nerja Carnival takes place every year in the week before the start of Lent, which itself is the run up to Easter. The finalé of the Carnival is the ‘Entierro Del Bogueron’ or the Burial... More Information »
Nerja Carnival 2014
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Semana Santa Nerja Easter 2014
13-04-2014 to 20-04-2014

Semana Santa, or Holy Week, is marked by a series of processions around the town by the different religious brotherhoods, where funereal music, slow drum beats and incense set the mood, whilst dozens... More Information »
Semana Santa Nerja Easter 2014

San Isidro Festival Nerja 2014
15-05-2014

On 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... More Information »
San Isidro Festival Nerja 2014
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Dia de la Cruz in Nerja 2014
03-05-2014

The Day of the Cross is said to have begun back in 1878. Traditionally the young men of Nerja and surrounding villages would sing to the marriable girls after midnight on April 30th. This tradition... More Information »
Dia de la Cruz in Nerja 2014

San Juan Festival in Nerja 2014
23-06-2014

El Noche de San Juan in Nerja takes place on the night of June 23rd each year, and continues until the morning of the 24th. The summer solstice has been the focus for festivals for thousands of years... More Information »
San Juan Festival in Nerja 2014
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Frigiliana Feria 2014
13-06-2014 to 17-06-2014

Frigiliana’s Feria is held every year on the 13th of June in honour of their patron saint San Antonio de Padua. The feria lasts for five days and the start is signalled by rockets and a... More Information »
Frigiliana Feria 2014

Festival Virgen Del Carmen Nerja 2014
16-07-2014

On 16th July Nerja celebrates the day of the Virgen Del Carmen, the patron saint of fishermen and sailors.  The festival beings with a floral offering on the night of the 15th, followed by music... More Information »
Festival Virgen Del Carmen Nerja 2014

Nerja Caves Festival – Programme Of Events 2014
19-07-2014 to 26-07-2014

The 55th Nerja Caves International Festival of Music and Dance starts on Saturday the 19th of July 2014 with a concert by Nuria Fergó & Orquesta Sinfónica de Málaga on the Balcon de Europa at... More Information »
Nerja Caves Festival – Programme Of Events 2014
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The Three Cultures Festival in Frigiliana
22-08-2013 to 25-08-2013

Please Note: The dates for 2014′s Three Cultures Festival have not yet been released. Since 2006 the Three Cultures Festival has been the highlight of Frigiliana’s year and takes place at... More Information »
The Three Cultures Festival in Frigiliana
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Fiesta Blanca Nerja 2014
14-08-2014

This year’s Fiesta Blanca will be held on Thursday the 14th of August 2014. Last year’s event was due to be held on Torrecilla Beach and five DJs were due to perform: Kike Puentes, Emilio... More Information »
Fiesta Blanca Nerja 2014
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