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JANUARY

NEW YEARS DAY 

January 1st (same date every year)

- PUBLIC HOLIDAY - (most school and stores closed)

THREE KING'S DAY / EPHIPHANY

January 6th (same date every year)

- PUBLIC HOLIDAY - (most school and stores closed)

Three Kings Day in Marbella honors the visit of the Three Kings to worship and bring gifts to the new-born Jesus Christ. In Spain, it has traditionally be the most important day that culminates the "Christmas" holidays. 

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Time to book your HALF-TERM CAMPS see the complete Half-Term Camps Guide.

FEBRUARY

DAVIS CUP TENNIS TOURNAMENT

February 2 - 4, 2018

MARBELLA CARNIVAL

February 4 - 17, 2018

Think you have to fly to Rio to celebrate Carnival? Think again, Carnival in Marbella is getting bigger and better every year.  San Pedro and Marbella host celebrations and festivities. Mid/End of February to beginning of March.

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SEMANA BLANCA

Semana Blanca is an elective week of vacation in the school calendar. It is chosen to compensate for the local ferias that occur during the summer break. La Semana Blanca usually takes place in the second half of February. In Andalusia, it always coincides with February 28th which is Dia del Andalucia. A great time to go skiing in Sierra Nevada. 

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DIA DEL ANDALUSIA 

February 28 (same date every year)

- PUBLIC HOLIDAY - (most school and stores closed)

Día de Andalucía in Spanish, is a holiday celebrated only in the region of Andalucia to commemorate the referendum for Andalucia to become an autonomous community within Spain, which was held on February 28, 1980.

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Time to book your EASTER CAMPS see the complete Easter Camps Guide


MARCH

SEMANA SANTA

Usually celebrated end of March to April. 

Semana Santa, otherwise known as Holy Week or the week before Easter is celebrated in every village and city in Spain. Don't miss seeing at least one of the Semana Santa Processions in Marbella, San Pedro, Nueva Andalucia.  
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MAUDY THURSDAY - March 29, 2018

- PUBLIC HOLIDAY - (most school and stores closed)

GOOD FRIDAY - March 30, 2018

- PUBLIC HOLIDAY - (most school and stores closed)

EASTER SUNDAY

EASTER MONDAY (Pascua)

ST. JOSEPH'S DAY

March 19


APRIL 

ROMERIA VIRGEN DE LA CABEZA - Malaga (Last Sunday in April every year)

Virgen de la Cabeza is the saint of the district of 'Estación' Alhora. There are festivities all weekend but the highlight is on the Sunday morning at 11.30, after a Eucarist service in the chapel, the Virgen de la Cabeza is carried around the streets of the 'barrio'. Lead by civic leaders, the local town band provides the music.

FUENGIROLA INTERNATIONAL FERIA 

April 27 - May 1, 2018

The Fuengirola International Fair (La Feria Internacional de Los Pueblos) cultural festival hosts over 33 countries and will feature music, dance and foods from all over the world. FREE entrance. One of our favorite Marbella festivals and celebrations. Usually takes place at the end of April or beginning of May.

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ST. GEORGE'S DAY

April 23, (same day every year)


Time to book your SUMMER CAMPS. See the complete Summer Camps Guide


MAY

LABOUR DAY

May 1, (same date every year)

- PUBLIC HOLIDAY - (most school and stores closed)

FUENGIROLA INTERNATIONAL FERIA 

April 27 - May 1, 2018

The Fuengirola International Fair (La Feria Internacional de Los Pueblos) cultural festival hosts over 33 countries and will feature music, dance and foods from all over the world. FREE entrance. One of our favorite Marbella festivals and celebrations. Usually takes place at the end of April or beginning of May.

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ASCENSION

May 10, 

CRUZ DE MAYO

May 3, (same date every year)

Cruz de Mayo is always on May 3rd however, events may take place on the weekend before or after.

ROMERIA DE LA CRUZ DE JUANAR

May 3, (same date every year)

Did you know that it is tradition to hike to the top of Cruz de Juanar on May 3rd? If you haven’t done it yet, put it on your calendar for this May 3rd.

LA VIRGINA SPRING MARKET

The Spring fair offers plenty of artisanal arts, crafts and food to choose from and a phenomenal ambience. Guests can find everything such as hats, toys, books, baskets, clothes, cookies, antiques, paintings, food & drink and more.

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SAN ISIDRO ESTEPONA

Estepona celebrates it's patron saint day San Isidro Labrador on May 15. Annually the whole week is celebrated with parades and activities for the whole family. There is also a small funfair prior to the big fair celebrations in July.

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Don't miss out on SUMMER CAMPS. See the complete Summer Camps Guide. 


june

DAY OF THE PATRON SAINT OF MARBELLA - SAN BARNABE

June 11, (same date every year)

MARBELLA FAIR

The Marbella Fair Feria de San Bernabe takes place every June in Marbella. This fair is in honor of the city's patron saint San Barnabé and is a must see while in Marbella. 

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NOCHE DE SAN JUAN 

23 June (same date every year)

The festival of San Juan is held on the eve of June 23 and lasts until the wee hours of June 24th. It traditionally marks the beginning of the summer solstice and has its roots in pagan rituals. The elements of fire, water and light are all embedded in the tradition. 

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Don't miss out on SUMMER CAMPS. See the complete Summer Camps Guide. 


July

STARLITE MUSIC FESTIVAL

July - August nightly concerts by international acclaimed artists in the Sierra Blanca Quarry and nightclub environment in the so-called Starlite Lounge. 

VERBENA TRAPICHE NORTE

Popular fair organized by the Association of neighbours 'Trapiche North'. Many events for children including: treasure hunt, sack race, search for your shoes, throw rope and play of the scarf, among others. The party has a bar with food and drink with great prices. Parque Xarblanca, Marbella

ESTEPONA FERIA

This is one of the biggest fun fairs of the summer. Kick starting with the most amazing fireworks, Estepona celebrates its second patron saint, Virgen del Carmen. 

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VELADA EL MIRADOR DE LA TORRECILLA

Nuevo Parque La Torrecilla, is a beautiful evening full of typical Spanish dancing and signing, the best of the Spanish food and drinks. 

VERBENA VIRGIN DEL CARMEN

July 16,  (same date every year)

The Virgen del Carmen Festival is held on July 16, however celebrations are often held before and after that day. The festival is in honor of the Virgen del Carmen - the Patron Saint of fisherman and the sea.

FIESTA DEL CARMEN IN FUENGIROLA (Los Boliches)

Festival in honor of the Virgin del Carmen. Activitities take place at the Fuengirola Fair Grounds and on the beach Los Boliches. 

VIRGIN DEL CARMEN IN MARBELLA - 16 July  (same date every year)

The Virgen del Carmen Festival is held on July 16, however celebrations are often held before and after that day. The festival is in honor of the Virgen del Carmen - the Patron Saint of fisherman and the sea.

VERBENA VIRGIN DEL CARMEN IN SAN PEDRO - 16 July (same date every year)

A pilgrimage with Land and Maritime which each year attracts numerous faithful and visitors. Enjoying a party with deep roots and popularity, from: Besides estar declared of Regional Tourist Interest in 1965.

NUEVA ANDALUCIA FERIA

Neighborhood fair in Nueve Andalucia features the daily performance of the different dance schools. Saturday will be the appointed day for the little ones with a children's Party with workshops, animation and cake and refreshments for all children attending. Usually the third week in July.


Don't miss...SUMMER CAMPS


AUGUST

STARLITE MUSIC FESTIVAL

July - August nightly concerts by international acclaimed artists in the Sierra Blanca Quarry and nightclub environment in the so-called Starlite Lounge. 

ASSUMPTION OF MARY - 

August 15, 2018

- PUBLIC HOLIDAY - (most school and stores closed)

FUENGIROLA CERVEZA FEISTA

Usually the first week in August at Sohail Castle.

Enjoy Fuengirola's spin on the Bavarian tradition of Oktoberfest. A week long celebration Munchen style, with sausages, beer, live music.

MEDIEVAL MARKET OF FUENGIROLA

Usually the last week of August or 1st week of September at Sohail Castle.

Festival celebrating the Middle Ages. Don your Medieval garb if you dare and step into the Middle Ages. Many craft stalls, food, demonstrations and of course plenty of food and drinks.


SEPTEMBER

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OCTOBER HALF-TERM CAMPS


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OCTOBER

National Holiday of Spain

- PUBLIC HOLIDAY - (most school and stores closed)

NEON NIGHT CHARITY RUN

Marbella, Plaza del Mar 

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DAY OF THE VIRGIN DEL ROSARIO - THE PATRON SAINT OF FUENGIROLA

October 7 (same date every year)

Many festivities are celebrated this week in honor of the Virgin del Rosario. 

MARBELLA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Teatro Goya, Puerto Banus, Marbella 

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Fuengirola Fair in honor of the patron Saint the Virgin Rosario. 

Fuengirola, Fairgrounds

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HALLOWEEN CELEBRATIONS

October 31, (same date every year)

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MI MASCOTA PET FAIR

Malaga, Palacios de Ferias y Congresos

2Days Walking for Kids

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4Days Walking

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NOVEMBER

All Saint's Day

November 1 (same date every year)

- PUBLIC HOLIDAY - (most school and stores closed)

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CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY CAMPS

DECEMEBER



CONSTITUTION DAY

December 6,  (same date every year)

- PUBLIC HOLIDAY - (most school and stores closed)

December 6th is also regarded as the start of the December holidays and is often celebrated in conjunction with the Feast of the Immaculate Conception on December 8th, which is also a national holiday. 

FEAST OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION 

December 8, (same date every year)

- PUBLIC HOLIDAY - (most school and stores closed)

The Feast of the Immaculate Conception in Spain (Inmaculada Concepcion) is a national holiday and is celebrated on December 8th. Most businesses will be closed, however, restaurants and cafes are likely to be open for business.

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VERDIALES FESTIVAL

December 28, (same date every year)

The Verdiales Festival takes place every year on the outskirts of Malaga on December 28t. It is a competition of song and dance which is a must-see if you are in the area at this time. 

Verdiales Festival

DIA DE LOS INOCENTES

Similar to April Fool's Day,  Spanish celebrate the Feast of Fools . It is a festival that dates from the early seventeenth century with a marked pagan symbolism. The younger, dressed in outlandish clothes and gaudy makeup, have the power for a few hours, while brass bands participate in the fun. At night the traditional Baile de los Locos, where almost everything is allowed and, besides music, the picaresque is the great protagonist is celebrated.

CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS - Throughout December 

We are continually receiving new information on holiday events on the Costa del Sol, so please return to this page for updates or subscribe to our Newsletter to receive updates automatically on Fridays.

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Christmas Day

- PUBLIC HOLIDAY - (most school and stores closed)

December 25 (same date every year)

Marbella Event Archives

DECEMBER 2012 - Marbella Events

7: Confidential Invitation Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the British superspy first hit the movie screen Black and White presents a super special Bond event.

7 - 8: Christmas Culinary Market in the Kempinski Hotel The Christmas Culinary Market in the Kempinski Hotel Bahia Lobby was a huge success last year!

10: Marbella first singles speed dating Are you gonna spend the holidays alone? Christmas and New Year's Eve are approaching fast. If you would like to spend these days with a partner and make a pleasant end of the year.

16: Reforestation campaign in Ojen More than 100 Forests Planters will participate in the Ojen Reforestation. At the eco-workshop we will plant about 2.000 plants in an area affected by the recent wildfires that destroyed more than 8.300 hectares. 

16: The Twinkle Foundation Children Helping Children On the 16th of December 2012 we will be celebrating a Circus in the name of the Twinkle Foundation.


NOVEMBER 2012 - Marbella Events

10: The Power of Yoga workshop We welcome both, beginners and people with yoga experience and age.

11: Gala dinner in aid of Cudeca Sandro Morelli, owner of Villa Tiberio in Marbella, is arranging a charity evening and auction for Cudeca Cancer Care Hospice on Sunday 11th November 2012 from 19.30pm.

30: Christmas fayre Elviria in aid of Casa Abril children's home On Friday 30th November 2012 from 1pm there will be a Christmas Fayre in aid of Casa Abril Children's Home in San Roque.


OCTOBER 2012 - Marbella Events

3: German Day in Marbella German Day in Marbella 2012 will be celebrated by the Marbella Town Hall on Sunday October 3.

4 - 5: Gibraltar Fashion Week From 4th to 5th October 2012, Fashion Week (Gibraltar) will run a series of exhibitions and look book catwalk shows that include Britain's legendary Fashion Designer, Zandra Rhodes.

6 - 7: World birds day at Bioparc Fuengirola Bioparc Fuengirola joins the celebration of the World Day of Birds, the next weekend, 6 and 7 October 2012, organized by BirdLife International global coordinates in Spain and SEO / BirdLife.

16 - 21: San Pedro Fair The Feria de San Pedro de Alcantara, or the San Pedro fair, is held every year in October.

18: Wine tasting event in Mijas Wine tasting event with gourmet tapas.

19: Local holiday The San Pedro Fair is celebrated all week, however most local schools and businesses (but not all!) take the day off to celebrate the Patron Saint of San Pedro.

27: Taking the stress out of parenting This event is canceled

27: Halloween at Black & White Discover a totally new concept in the first line of Puerto Banus.

27: In Transition 2012 The In Transition 2012 conference is coming to Marbella on the 27th of October.

27: Halloween at Black & White Discover a totally new concept in the first line of Puerto Banus. Join us at Black & White for a frighteningly good time on 27th October! Excellent International Cuisine! Party starts at 8PM!

31: Halloween at Jack's American brasserie Come and enjoy the spookiest night of the year with the staff at Jacks.

31: Costa Bear Halloween costume party Wednesday 31, 2012 from 4.00 till 8.00 we are organizing a HALLOWEEN Costa Bear Costume Party, with nice prizes for the best Halloween Costume, entertainers, face-painter and a lot of candy.


SEPTEMBER 2012 - Marbella Events

7: Tango Argentino dance classes Starting September 7, 2012 learn how to tango! Dance classes are held at Hostal Alicia Bar in San Pedro Alcantara, Marbella.

8: VIP disco under the stars DJ BigM invites you to a VIP Disco Party in the luxury Tamisa Golf Hotel, Mijas Costa, on Saturday 8th September 2012 - from 21.00h

10: Fireaid Concert n aid of the disastrous forest fires of August 2012, a Fire Aid Concert is being organized September 10th at the Puente Romano Hotel in Marbella at 9:00pm in order to raise funds for those affected and in need.

17: Specsavers kid contest Parents can enter their cool kids into the competn from 17th September 2012. This will be a great way to show the world just how good they look in their glasses and the winner will receive a pair of designer kids' glasses as well as a 50€ voucher from a shop of their choice.

30: Family fun day 2012 for Aprona Centre in Estepona One year on and Fundación Elliot George, the foundation that helps children with special needs, is organising a sponsored walk in Estepona.

All month long: Summer 2012 Model search competition Only 10€ to enter includes MINI PHOTOSHOOT! From age 2 years upwards!


AUGUST 2012 - Marbella Events

3: Chic Ft. Nile Rodgers in concert in Marbella For one night only, direct from New York City, Chic featuring the legendary Nile Rodgers will be this years headliners with Disco under the Stars at the Puente Romano Tennis Club on August 3rd.

3 - 5: Las Chapas fair feria de las Chapas Marbella Town Hall is organizing a complete and varied program for the Las Chapas Fair - Feria de Las Chapas - which is taking place August 3 to 5, 2012.

14: Gloria Gaynor in concert Marbella Summer concerts are the highlight of many holidays on the Costa del Sol. Come see Chaka Khan at the Puente Romano hotel this summer.

18: Manga beach Marbella The IV Manga Beach Marbella will be held on Saturday August 18, 2012 in an uninterrupted schedule from 12:00pm to 00:00am on Playa de la Bajadilla beach in Marbella.


JULY 2012 - Marbella Events

1: Piloxing instructor workshop PILOXING INSTRUCTORS WANTED! Being On The Cutting Edge Of Fitness Is Good For Business! Bring PILOXING to your Studio! Join our PILOXING Instructor Training Workshop in SPAIN!

4: July 4th BBQ at Route 66 Join the fun the American way on July 4th for US Independence Day at Route 66. Tasty All American BBQ for only 18,66 euro. Live music and fun starting at 7pm.

4: TweetMarbella social network meeting TweetMarbella is an informal meeting of local tweeps (Twitter.com users) for networking, socialising or curiosity into what Twitter is all about.

4: 4th of July concert at the Wave Wednesday 21.30pm - 4th of July 2012 CONCERT at THE WAVE (crystamar)

6 - 8: National showjumping competition The National Showjumping Competition will be held at the Marbella Club Equestrian Centre from 6th to 8th and the 13th to 15th July 2012.

7: Gloria Gaynor in concert Marbella Summer concerts are the highlight of many holidays on the Costa del Sol. Come see Gloria Gaynor at the Puente Romano hotel this summer.

10: Costa Women business networking Do you want to connect with other Costa Women who own businesses on the Coast?

13: Transition Towns film screening series The Transition Towns movement is a campaign to create more sustainable communities which reduce their carbon footprint, are less reliant on fossil fuels and equip people with the skills to respond to the changing circumstances which diminishing fossil fuels will cause.

13 - 15: National showjumping competition The National Showjumping Competition will be held at the Marbella Club Equestrian Centre from 6th to 8th and the 13th to 15th July 2012.

20: Bryan Ferry in concert Marbella Summer concerts are the highlight of many holidays on the Costa del Sol. Come see Bryan Ferry at the Puente Romano hotel this summer.

26: Summer concert party buffet at the Wave Summer Concert - Party - Buffet at The Wave July 26 - Rafael Losada


JUNE 2012 - Marbella Events

1 - 3: Marbella Luxury Weekend The second edition of Marbella Luxury Weekend Will be held in Puerto Banus on Thursday May 31 until Sunday June 3, 2012.

1 - 3: Marbella Oriental Dance Festival The VI Velada de Oriente del Centro Histórico, the Marbella Oriental Dance Festival organized by Sylvia Shazady, will be taking place this year on June 1 - 3, 2012.

1 - 24: Dinopetrea Malaga dinasour exhibition The kids will love the Dinopetrea Malaga Dinosaur Exhbition running from April 28 to June 24 at the Malaga Trade and Exhibitions Hall (Palacio de Ferias y Congresos de Málaga).

3: Fun Run/Walk Tobacco Free MarbellaThe San Pedro Athletic Club, in collaboration with the Municipal Social Affairs and Solidarity Marbella, is organizing a the VII Fun Run/Walk Tobacco Free Marbella "VII Correcaminata Marbella Sin Tabaco" on Sunday June 3, 2012 starting at 11:00am until 1:00pm.

3: Charity family fun day The Charity Family Fun Day is being held at the Lauro Golf Academy in Alhaurin de la Torre on Sunday June 3rd from 12pm until 5pm.

3: Atletico Las Chapas charity fun day Lots to do and see all day, including a proper School Sports Day, with Egg and Spoon Race, 3 Legged Race, Sack Race, Mum and Dad Race and more....

5 - 11: Marbella Fair - Feria de San Bernabe The annual Marbella Fair Feria de San Bernabe takes place this year from June 5 to 11, 2012. This fair is in honor of the city's patron saint San Barnabé and is a must see while in Marbella.

6: Tweetup Marbella TweetMarbella is an informal meeting of local tweeps (Twitter.com users) for networking, socialising or curiosity into what Twitter is all about.

7: Kids Day at Marbella Feria On Thursday kids ride free for 50% on all attractions at the Marbella Feria de San Bernabé. This is the day to go to save a bit, but expect crowds.

9: Inspiration, Talent and Creation showcase Taking place on Saturday June 9th at The Loft Bar in Calahonda, at 12-30 noon - 5.00pm, The Inspiration, Talent & Creation Showcase will be open to like minded talented and creative people to come together under one roof, writers, authors, poets, artists, spiritual and more.

12: Swissnahrin natural product demonstration On Tuesday June 12th 2012 from 10:30am Funky Forest Estepona will be hosting a Ladies's cooffee time with Swissnahrin presentation of its line of natural biological chemical free range of products for beauty and health, mind and body.

15 - Sept. 15: The Human Body Exhibition The Human Body Exhibition is one of the most famous science exhibitions in the world is exhibiting for the first time in Spain.

16: Atletico Las Chapas charity fun day We will be hosting our Charity Fund Day to raise money for the Children's Orphanage in Malaga, all proceeds from the day will go towards the reformation of their house.

20: La Quizita at La Fishita La Quizita at La Fishita is a fun quiz night geared towards kids at the fantastic fish and chips restaurant La Fishita in Nueva Andalucia.

21 - 24: Marbella International Art Festival The 4th Marbella International Art Festival - Festival Internacional de Arte Marbella - is the fastest growing cultural event in Marbella taking place this year from Thursday June 21 to Sunday June 24, 2012 at the La Alameda park and Avenida del Mar.

23: Noche de San Juan La Noche de San Juan, or San Juan Night, is a festival marked by ritual and celebrated throughout Spain commemorating the shortest night and longest day of the year.

28: Swans School 40th anniversary Swans International School is proud to announce our 40th Anniversary Celebration at the Palacio de Congresos, Marbella on Thursday 28th June at 11.30am.

30: Sting concert in Marbella The Sting concert in Marbella is taking place on June 30, 2012 at the Puente Romano Hotel on the Golden Mile.


MAY 2012 - Marbella Events

1: Cruz de Mayo celebration and balcony decorating contest On Tuesday May 1, 2012 starting at 12:00pm Old Town Marbella will celebrate its first Cruz de Mayo (May Cross) event coinciding with the 'Concurso de Decoración de Balcones y Fachadas' - Balcony and Façade Decorating Contest.

1: Cycling Tour Experience Marbella The Cycling Tour Experience Marbella 2012 will be held on Tuesday, May 1, 2012 from 12.00 on Calle Juan Ruiz Muñoz, along with Avenida del Mar not far from Old Town Marbella.

1: Fuengirola International Fair The 17th "Feria internacional de los pueblos" – "Fuengirola International Fair" attracted over 990,000 people to the huge Fuengirola fairground in 2011, with representation from 36 countries.

2: Emmanuel Ray to attend pre Cannes film social in Jewel London Covent Garden On 2nd May 2012, Emmanuel Ray will attend the Pre Cannes Film Social at Jewel Covent Garden hosted by actress and producer Paola Berta at Sheepish Productions and Beverly Hills UK Film Society and Events.

6: First Gratiferia at Arboretum park In May 2012, Arboretum Marbella will organize the first market on the Costa del Sol where everything is free. The name GRATIFERIA combines the Spanish words Gratis (free) and Feria (festival/market) to create a whole new event concept.

13:The Great Estepona Dog Show Here's a date for the diary, Sunday 3rd June 2012, the day of The Great Estepona Dog Show, organised by local charity ADANA with all the proceeds being used to care for abandoned dogs in this area.

15:Flamenco Show in Old Town Marbella VesArte Marbella is a cultural program organized by the Marbella Youth Delegation that will be presenting music, dance and other cultural events in the historic center of Marbella during the month of May 2012.

17:Flamenco music in Old Town Marbella VesArte Marbella is a cultural program organized by the Marbella Youth Delegation that will be presenting music, dance and other cultural events in the historic center of Marbella during the month of May 2012.

18:Vesarte Music & Culture VesArte Marbella is a cultural program organized by the Marbella Youth Delegation that will be presenting music, dance and other cultural events in the historic center of Marbella during the month of May 2012.

19:Vesarte Music & Culture VesArte Marbella is a cultural program organized by the Marbella Youth Delegation that will be presenting music, dance and other cultural events in the historic center of Marbella during the month of May 2012.

22:Flamenco music at El Palique VesArte Marbella is a cultural program organized by the Marbella Youth Delegation that will be presenting music, dance and other cultural events in the historic center of Marbella during the month of May 2012.

22 - 23: Open studio weekend in Mijas In a fun and full of events weekend, over 15 national and international artists, amongst them well known sculptor Carmen Escalona, painter Michele Lehman, photographer Nina Reistad, and printmaker Mary Eisman, open and show their studios to the public.

24 - 26:Vesarte Music & Culture VesArte Marbella is a cultural program organized by the Marbella Youth Delegation that will be presenting music, dance and other cultural events in the historic center of Marbella during the month of May 2012.

25: Laude San Pedro summer fair Take the kids and support your community at the Laude San Pedro International College summer fair on Friday May 25th 2012 from 6pm to 10:30pm.

27: Children with Cancer gala dinner The 24th anniversary summer party - Children with Cancer fundraising gala dinner. Evening includes a three course dinner, dancing with special guests and an auction with some amazing prizes!

29:Flamenco music at El Palique VesArte Marbella is a cultural program organized by the Marbella Youth Delegation that will be presenting music, dance and other cultural events in the historic center of Marbella during the month of May 2012.

30:Cuban night at Buddha Bar VesArte Marbella is a cultural program organized by the Marbella Youth Delegation that will be presenting music, dance and other cultural events in the historic center of Marbella during the month of May 2012.

31:Vesarte Music & Culture VesArte Marbella is a cultural program organized by the Marbella Youth Delegation that will be presenting music, dance and other cultural events in the historic center of Marbella during the month of May 2012.

31 - June 3: Marbella Luxury Weekend The second edition of Marbella Luxury Weekend Will be held in Puerto Banus on Thursday May 31 until Sunday June 3, 2012.


APRIL 2012 - Marbella Events

2: Want to have your chocolate for Easter and still be healthy? Come to our 'Raw' Chocolate Easter Workshop, and learn how to make mouthwatering Chocolate Easter Eggs and other Chocolate recipes, you won't believe Chocolate could taste so good and be so healthy!

2 - 4: Fuerte Nagueles Marbella Easter camp The Fuerte Nagueles Marbella Easter camp 2012 take place from Monday April 2 to Wednesday April during Semana Santa (Holy Week) for children aged 6 to 14 at Parque Fuerte Nagueles in Marbella.

4: Easter egg hunta at Arboretum Marbella Charity Arboretum Marbella will be holding an Easter Egg Hunt at their beautiful public park on Wednesday 4th April.

7: Want to have your chocolate for Easter and still be healthy? Come to our 'Raw' Chocolate Easter Workshop, and learn how to make mouthwatering Chocolate Easter Eggs and other Chocolate recipes, you won't believe Chocolate could taste so good and be so healthy!

8: Kidz Inland Easter egg hunt in Coin Please join us for the Easter Fun Day on Sunday, April 8, 2012 12:30pm until 4:30pm. We are meeting on a patch of land directly behind the Venta

8: Easter party at Galaxia playcenter Join the Easter fun at the Galaxia San Pedro play centre with an Easter egg hunt, balloon animals, face painting and special visits from Mickey, Minnie, Winnie the Pooh and even the Easter Bunny on Sunday April 8, 2012.

8: Easter Sunday brunch at the Kempinski Hotel Bahia Easter Sunday Buffet at the Kempinski Hotel Bahia! Only 59€ including Cava.

19 - 21: Gibraltar Fashion Week From 19th to 21st April 2012 the Rock will open its doors to the world of fashion. Designers from all over the world will flock to Gibraltar to showcase their finely designed collections at the first inauguration for Gibraltar Fashion Week.

20 - 22: International Folkloric Festival of Marbella Enjoy fun and cultural festivities at the II International Folkloric Festival of Marbella "Europealia 2011" (Festival Internacional de Folclore Europealia 2012) held on April 20 - 22, 2012.

21: Spanish and English Annual Women's Breakfast at The Wave All women of all ages welcome. There will be a delicious breakfast served inside and on the terrace along the avenida de Americas.

21: Ecological cooking show Don't miss the ecological cooking show La Huerta Guadalhorce led by michellin star chef Diego del Río of Restaurante El Lago in Marbella on April 21, 2012 in Coín.

28 - May 1: Fuengirola International Fair The 17th "Feria internacional de los pueblos" – "Fuengirola International Fair" attracted over 990,000 people to the huge Fuengirola fairground in 2011, with representation from 36 countries.

28 - June 24: Dinopetrea Malaga dinasour exhibition The kids will love the Dinopetrea Malaga Dinosaur Exhbition running from April 28 to June 24 at the Malaga Trade and Exhibitions Hall (Palacio de Ferias y Congresos de Málaga).

30: Dutch Queen's Day On Monday April 30, 2012 at 6:30pm Marbella Town Hall invites you to celebrate Queen of Holland Day 'Koninginnedag' on the Paseo de la Alameda in Alameda Park near Old Town Marbella.


MARCH 2012 - Marbella Events

3: Triple AAA every Saturday morning dog walking Come and join us walking the dogs... Triple A on the road from La Canada to Coín.

4: Puerto Banús Sunday afternoon kids beach playtent Come and play and make new friends! Free for all the children and visitors of Puerto Banús.

5: Specsavers Fuengirola charity makeover event Specsavers Opticas in Fuengirola is marking the start of a year-long collaboration with Cudeca Cancer Hospice with a fun event in store on Monday 5th March.

9: Free Marbella fishing port tour Guided walking tour of Marbella Fishing Port (Puerto Pesquero de Marbella) in English and Spanish on Friday March 9th from 4:30pm to 6:30pm. Meeting point at Marbella Port office (La Bajadilla).

10: Free Marbella bus tour Free bus tour in English and Spanish from 10:00am to 2:00pm departing from Plaza del Mercado (Marbella central market). Itinerary: Marbella market, Marbella lighthouse, Lance de las Cañas Tower, Ladrones Tower, Artola Dunes (natural monument) or Cabopino.

17: Minestrone - a musical mime comedy A brilliant show - we are so lucky to have this in Marbella. A combination of contemporary "Commedia dell'Arte", music, mime, poetry and minstrelsy…

17: Vive Tu Puerto Marbella The next edition of Vive Tu Puerto Marbella will be held on Saturday, March 17, 2012 from 16.00 - 20.00, with live music, concerts and children's entertainment.

17: Nutrition and Raw Food Workshop The Nutrition and Raw Food Workshop is designed for anyone interested in nutrition, a healthier lifestyle, new to raw foods or simply confused about the next step in their journey to good health.

17: Chocolate and Cake - An introduction to raw food Chocolate and Cake - An Introduction to Raw Food 17th March 11am - 3pm at Family Siesta.

17: St. Patrick's Day at Parque Miramar Fuengirola On Saturday March 17, 2012 the commercial center Parque Miramar in Fuengirola is holding a St. Patricks Day celebration from 12:00pm to 8:00pm with food, entertainment and fun and games for the kids.

20: 108 sun salutations practice It has become something of a tradition in some yoga circles to perform 108 sun salutations at the change of each season.

24: Spring balance yoga workshop Spring Balance Yoga Workshop - 24th March 2012 10am - 4pm at Family Siesta, Mijas.

28 - 29: Danzart Wizard of Oz Musical The Danzart Wizard of Oz musical performance titled "Over the Rainbow" takes place on Wednesday March 28th and Thursday March 29th at 7:00pm at Laude San Pedro International School.

29: Want to have your chocolate for Easter and still be healthy? Come to our 'Raw' Chocolate Easter Workshop, and learn how to make mouthwatering Chocolate Easter Eggs and other Chocolate recipes, you won't believe Chocolate could taste so good and be so healthy!


FEBRUARY 2012 - Marbella Events

2: Plant your own ecogarden workshop If you ever thought of growing your own herbs and vegetables, but lacked the time or space.

10 - 28: Marbella Carnival The Marbella Carnival includes fun and entertainment in four different areas of the city - Marbella center, San Pedro de Alcantara, Nueva Andalucia and Las Chapas.

11: Chocolatada de Carnaval Chocolatada de Carnaval at Parque de la Represa. This event includes a tasting of churros con chocolate, the breakfast of choice for Spaniards.

12: IX Mussel Carnival Mussel tasting, carnival entertainment. Free mussel tasting and entertainment at Parque de la Represa.

16: Chirigotas Kids Competition in San Pedro Chirigotas Kids Competition (chirigota = group that sings humorous and satirical songs during Carnival) at Plaza de la Iglesia in San Pedro.

17: Carnival kids party San Pedro Kids Party on Plaza de Istán with entertainment, bouncy castle, costume competition and more.

20 - 25: The Multisports Camp Semana Blanca The Multisports Club is offering a fun half term sport camp (Semana Blanca) from February 20 to March 2.

23: Chirigotas Kids Competition Chirigotas Kids Competition (chirigota = group that sings humorous and satirical songs during Carnival) at Parque de la Represa.

23: Inheritance tax seminar If you have questions about any aspect of the Spanish laws of inheritance you can now have them answered at one of Perez Legal Group's seminars on the subject.

24: Carnival kids party Marbella Kids Party at the Pabellón Antonio Serrano Lima includes etnertainment, bouncy castle, workshops and more.

25-26: Burial of the Sardine Marbella Burial of the Sardine - carnival closing ceremony at Playa del Puerto Pesquero at midnight.

25-28: San Pedro Children's fair The 2nd annual San Pedro Children's Fair is taking place this year from February 25 - 28, 2012 at the Marqueen (street market venue) in San Pedro de Alcantara.

26 - March 2: The Multisports Camp Semana Blanca The Multisports Club is offering a fun half term sport camp (Semana Blanca) from February 20 to March 2.

28: Día de Andalucía February 28 is "Andalusia Day" which celebrates the February 28, 1980 referendum on the Statute of Autonomy of Andalusia.

29 - March 2: Fuerte Naguele Animal Farm camp The Fuerte Nagueles Semana Blanca camp runs from February 29 to March 2, 2012 in the Marbella park Fuerte Nagueles for children aged 6 to 14.


JANUARY 2012 - Marbella Events

6: Three Kings Day The holiday celebrates the visit of the Three Kings to worship and bring gifts to the new-born Jesus Christ.

6: El Niño Lottery El Niño, literally meaning the little one, is a slightly smaller draw celebrated on January 6th, the Three Kings Day.

26: Formation of Spanish companies seminar Informative Seminar covering: Why form a Spanish Company? Are you aware of the Account Procedures? Formation of an S.L. for Business Purposes...


DECEMBER 2011

Until December 11: Photo competition ADANA fundraising event ADANA is having a photo competition and there will be 12 winners, each getting their photo put in the ADANA 2012 Calendar.

1:Laude San Pedro Christmas fair Laude San Pedro International College is holding their annual Christmas bazaar serving mulled wine and mince pies.

1:Quiz night Join the fun at Quiz Night held twice a month at Hogan´s Stand Irish Pub in San Pedro de Alcantara, just a few minutes from Puerto Banus.

1:Glitterati bookstore shopping evening Glitterati Bookstore Christmas evening in Estepona offers you a chance to get your holiday shopping early.

1 - 4: Alegria Cirque du Soleil in Malaga Alegria Cirque du Soleil is coming to Malaga from December 1 to 4, 2011 at the Palacio de Deportes "Jose Maria Martin Carpena".

2:TRE telethon auction For the last few years, Marbella-based Talk Radio Europe on Spain's Costa del Sol has run a one-day "Radio Telethon Auction" in aid of the Cudeca Cancer Care Hospice in Benalmadena.

3:Christmas fair Sotogrande Visit our stand & view the stunning children's books & gifts - perfect for Christmas.

3 - 4: Feria Navidena Christmas Fair Hacienda Aloguera Christmas Fair at Hacienda Almoguera in Los Barrios, Bay of Gibraltar 3 & 4th December 2011 from 11am to 9pm.

4: Nature walk in Alfarnatejo Marbella Town Hall organizes walks through nature reserves, parks, mountains and other outdoor areas in Andalusia at very reasonable prices called Salidas Abiertas.

4:Elliot George Christmas market Elliot George Foundation Christmas market will include visits from our favorite characters, balloon shaping, face painting and lots of stalls selling clothes, toys, shoes, accessories and much more at the Galaxia Playcenter in San Pedro.

8:Christmas carols by candlelight Come all children, mum, dad, grandparents, aunts and uncles of Puerto Banus... bring family, neighbors and everybody you know who likes sing-alongs and tasting the atmosphere of the most wonderful time of the year.

10 - 11: Nature walk in PN Cabo de Gata Marbella Town Hall organizes walks through nature reserves, parks, mountains and other outdoor areas in Andalusia at very reasonable prices called Salidas Abiertas.

10 - 11: San Pedro Christmas market Get your Christmas shopping done at the San Pedro Christmas market on calle Cordoba, Avenida Marques del Duero and Plaza de la Iglesia.

10: English International College Christmas bazaar The English International School Christmas Bazaar will put you in the holiday spirit.

11: Christmas fair Hipodromo de Mijas Non-stop fun all day, for adults and kids! Sunday 11 December 12:00 noon to 7:00 pm

13: Charity lunch & fashion show Join us with your friends and family at the Magic charity lunch and fashion show on Tuesday December 13, 2011 at 12:30pm in aid of Wish List, Fundaspandem and Fundación Cesare Scariolo.

16: Swans International School Christmas fair Swans International School holds its annual Christmas fair starting at 1:00pm.

16:New gallery opening Central-Memorabilia.com - NEW GALLERY OPENING. Friday 9th December at 7.30 pm.

17: The Wizard of Oz at the Studio The Estepona Youth Theatre is holding a fabulous performance of the Wizard of Oz on Saturday December 17th at the Estepona riding school.

18: Nature walk in Tarifa (Colada de la Costa - Río Guadlamesí) Marbella Town Hall organizes walks through nature reserves, parks, mountains and other outdoor areas in Andalusia at very reasonable prices called Salidas Abiertas.

18: Musical Christmas service Sunday Dec 18, 2011. Musical Christmas Service at the Christian Church The Wave. Starting 11am.

19: Horse riding winter camp The Escuela de Arte Ecuestre in Estepona is offering children a great winter experience with their Pony Riding Winter Holiday School from December 19, 2011 to January 6, 2012.

20: Christmas party at La Colonia El Ángel Tuesday, December 20th at 18.00 pm a Christmas party will be held at Plaza de la Iglesia de la Colonia.

22: El Gordo Lottery Lottery during the Christmas holidays is an institution in Spain. El Gordo drawn on December 22nd is the biggest prize.

24: The Wave Christian church party Karaoke party. Everybody welcome! Fancy Dress: come as your favorite bible character and bring a covered dish with food to share.

25: Family Christmas Celebration Family Christmas Celebration at the Wave Christian church in Puerto Banus.

26: Christian church service Sunday church service and children church service.


NOVEMBER 2011 - Marbella Events

Until December 11: Photo competition ADANA fundraising event ADANA is having a photo competition and there will be 12 winners, each getting their photo put in the ADANA 2012 Calendar.

3: Seminar Information and Support to Local Businesses In order to provide information to foreign residents on the rules and regulations that govern the process of opening a business in Spain or becoming self-employed...

6: Nature walk in Villanueva del Trabuco Marbella Town Hall organizes walks through nature reserves, parks, mountains and other outdoor areas in Andalusia at very reasonable prices called Salidas Abiertas.

12 - 13: Nature walk in PN Sierra de Grazalema Marbella Town Hall organizes walks through nature reserves, parks, mountains and other outdoor areas in Andalusia at very reasonable prices called Salidas Abiertas.

17 - 30: Seafood Festival at the Alminar and La Cabana del Mar Our Executive Chef Jordi Bataller, Sous Chef Carlos Reyes and their team invite you to visit the Kempinski Hotel Bahia during the 17th to 30th of November, 2011 to enjoy our Seafood Festival at the Kempinski Hotel restaurants La Cabaña del Mar Beach Club and El Alminar!

18: Silvie's birthday party for ADANA dogs Howdy girls and boys and mums and dads! My name is Silvie. I'm a small but clever dog once rescued by ADANA Dogs Home.

19: Anglican church Christmas fair Get your holiday shopping done early and support the Anglican church in San Pedro de Alcantara at the same time at the Bel-Air Tennis Club in Cancelada on Saturday November 19, 2011.

23:Puerto Banus best free cup cake cafe Every Wednesday from 10.30am enjoy freshly brewed coffee and tea and self made cookies and cakes. Ruth welcomes friends, mother w/ toddlers, and everybody...

23:Casa Abril Christmas bazaar and fashion show Get in the holiday spirit at this holiday bazaar which aims to raise funds for Christmas presents for Casa Abril orphanage.

24: InterNations dinner party Reene Weston of Reene & Co will be hosting a dinner party on behalf of InterNations at Polo House, Bvl. Principe Alfonso Von Hohenlohe 29600 Marbella on 24th November 2011 from 8.30pm onwards.

26: Aloha College Holiday Bazaar Aloha College in Marbella is holding a fun festive Holiday Bazaar on the school grounds.

26: Plant a Tree in Marbella's People Forest Residents of Marbella are invited to participate in a very exciting 'green' project this Saturday November 26th.

27: Nature walk in Guaro Marbella Town Hall organizes walks through nature reserves, parks, mountains and other outdoor areas in Andalusia at very reasonable prices called Salidas Abiertas.

30: Seminar: Inheritance tax in association with Nerja Town Hall and Perez Legal Group any expat who owns property in Spain should make a legally viable Spanish will to ensure that their heirs receive everything to which they are entitled. 

OCTOBER 2011 - Marbella Events

1 - 2: La Colonia feria If you´re looking for a bit of fun and Spanish culture then don´t miss the La Colonia El Angel Feria in San Pedro from Thursday September 29 until Sunday October 2, 2011.

5: Magnificent parents workshop using NLP techniques How would you like to be the parent that you always dreamed of? Inspiring your children, contributing to their self-esteem, motivating their learning, effortlessly and elegantly and utilizing your inner resources to be more even more magnificent than you already are.

5: TweetMarbella meeting TweetMarbella is an informal meeting of local tweeps (Twitter.com users) for networking, socialising or curiosity into what Twitter is all about.

6: Introductory printmaking course The Museo del Grabado Español Contemporáneo (Museum of Contemporary Spanish Printmaking) is holding a special introductory printmaking course 'XLIII Course Introduction to Engraving: engraving intaglio (engraving on metal)'

7: Teba cheese festival The Andalusian Artisan Cheese Festival in Teba (Feria Mercado del Queso Artesano de Andalucia) will be held this year from Thursday October 6 to Saturday October 8 in the village of Teba.

6 - 8: Romeria Virgen del Rosario in Benahavis The Romeria Virgen del Rosario in Benahavis takes place on October 7th at La Ermita de Nuestra Señora del Rosario, the Patron Saint of Benahavis.

6 - 12: Fuengirola Fair - Feria del Rosario The Fuengirola Fair Feria del Rosario 2011 in honor of the Virgen el Rosario takes place from October 6th to 12th.

7 - 9: 1st Ochsenfest Meatfest Fiesta de Carne A genuine Meatfeast with Garden Party, 'Boogie Nights' 70s/80s Disco and Crafts Market attracting all nationalities to Marbella's beautiful secluded woodlands.

7 - 17: Malaga Oktoberfest AThe Malaga Oktoberfest 2011 will be celebrated from October 7th to the 17th in Plaza de la Marina.

9: Nature walk in Juanar - Nagueles Marbella Town Hall organizes walks through nature reserves, parks, mountains and other outdoor areas in Andalusia at very reasonable prices called Salidas Abiertas.

9: Alora soup festival The 9th Alora soup festival 2011 also known as Día de las Sopas Perotas will be taking place this year on Saturday October 8 starting at 12:00pm.

9 - 12: Marbella 4 days walking This fall Marbella will be filled with walkers from all over the world. From the 9th till the 12th of October they'll participate in the Marbella 4 Days Walking event.

14 - 16: Pizzara Ruta de la Tapa The Pizzara Ruta de la Tapa (Tapas Route) is held this year from October 14 to 16, 2011.

15: Networking event to support local businesses and raise money for charity A new one day networking event is being organised to help local business owners to increase their sales, profits and grow their business in today's tough economic environment.

16: Nature walk in Jimena de la Frontera Marbella Town Hall organizes walks through nature reserves, parks, mountains and other outdoor areas in Andalusia at very reasonable prices called Salidas Abiertas.

17 - 23: Feria San Pedro de Alcantara Fair The Feria de San Pedro de Alcantara, or the San Pedro fair, is held every year in October.

23: Nature walk in Valle del Genal Marbella Town Hall organizes walks through nature reserves, parks, mountains and other outdoor areas in Andalusia at very reasonable prices called Salidas Abiertas.

24 - 28: Watercolour classes - an autumn of art and tennis for the whole family A new and exciting combination for this autumn offers the chance to 'get creative and stay healthy' bringing together specialist English watercolour tutor, Fiona Pruden, with Fernando Gil, one of the most respected and sought-after tennis coaches of Andalucía.

27: Business opportunity meeting The largest direct seller world wide of energy and telecommunications is holding a FREE information meeting in English on Thursday October 27, 2011 at the Hotel El Fuerte in Marbella.

27 - 30: Disney Live! in Malaga DISNEY LIVE! Un Viaje Inolvidable (An Unforgettable Journey) is coming to Malaga from October 27 to 30, 2011 at the Palacio de Deportes "Jose Maria Martin Carpena".

29: Halloween party at the Multisports Club HALLOWEEN PARTY. Saturday 29th October 2011. Start time 19.00 hrs...

29 - 31: Halloween at Estepona riding school Spend a spooky Halloween with the kids at the Estepona riding school Escuela de Arte Ecuestre on Saturday October 29, 2011 from 16:00 - 20:00.

29 - 31: Megabowl Halloween weekend The Megabowl bowling alley at La Cañada shopping center in Marbella is holding a fun Halloween weekend with a Cosmic Bowling show.

29 - 31: Halloween at the Hard Rock Cafe Spend Halloween at the Hard Rock Cafe with the kids this year and you´re in for a real treat.

30: PAD animal charity event Don´t miss the charity event in aid of the PAD animal shelter on Sunday October 30, 2011 from 12:00pm - 3:00pm.

31: Galaxia playcenter Halloween party Galaxia Playcenter in Guadalmina (San Pedro) is holding a fun Halloween Party on Monday October 31, 2011 with haunted tunnels lucky dips, games, competitions, mini disco, shows and prizes galore.


SEPTEMBER 2011 - Marbella Events

3: Saturdays in Old Town Marbella "¡Siente Marbella! Callejea con los sentidos" is an attempt to bring together art, music and gastronomy to Old Town Marbella.

8: Quiz Night Join the fun at Quiz Night held nearly once a week at Hogan´s Stand Irish Pub in San Pedro de Alcantara, just a few minutes from Puerto Banus. Quiz Night takes place every other Thursday at 8:00pm.

9 - 10: Festival Luna Mora in Guaro The Luna Mora Festival is a cultural event that takes place over two weekends in the village of Guaro, which is situated in the Sierra de las Nieves natural reserve park near Monda, just 15 - 20 minutes from Marbella.

10: Printmaking Museum workshop The next event is a workshop on 'Drypoint on new materials' (Punta seca sobre nuevos materiales) led by Ana Ortiz held on Saturday September 10, 2011 from 10:30 to 13:30.

11: Bird watching The next event is an opportunity to bird watch in the Nature Reserve Parque Natural del Estrecho to be held next Sunday, September 11, 2011.

15: Tourism Day Marbella and San Pedro Marbella Town Hall in conjunction with Marbella beach businesses is organizing Tourism Day "Moraga Popular" on September 15...

16: Galaxia end of summer party Now that summer is coming to an end and the kids are back to school, we at Galaxia playcenter want to tell you about our upcoming events and post the winter time table.

16 - 17: Festival Luna Mora in Guaro The Luna Mora Festival is a cultural event that takes place over two weekends in the village of Guaro, which is situated in the Sierra de las Nieves natural reserve park near Monda, just 15 - 20 minutes from Marbella.

17: Vive tu Puerto Marbella Magic shows, juggling, dance and live music at Marbella port this Saturday for "Vive Tu Puerto" festival.

17: Training for LAMDA exams Training for LAMDA - London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art - are held at The Studio at the Estepona Equestrian Centre. Classes begin on 17th September 2011 at 4.15pm.

17: Estepona Youth Theatre The Estepona Youth Theatre at The Studio - The equestrian centre Estepona is starting 17th September at 2pm (2hr session). Putting on A Christmas Wizard of Oz in December.

17: Workshop on emotional wellness with essential oils Essential Oils and the Mind Workshop. Date: Saturday, 17th of September Time: 11-3.

18: International Theatre Studio charity event The International Theatre Studio is pleased to announce that our annual CHARITY NIGHT SHOW will be held at 6.30pm on Sunday September 18, 2011 at the Parque Torre Leonera in Benahavis.

24:Princess Studios Marbella free kids classes Princess Studios Marbella is offering Dance & Performing Arts Classes For Kids & Teens, September 2011

25: Elliot George sponsored walk As many of you know the foundation Elliot George has been fund raising for the past 11 years to help children with special needs on the coast.

28 - Oct 2: Feria de San Miguel Torremolinos Fair The Feria de San Miguel Torremolinos Fair 2011 will be taking place from Wednesday September 27 until Saturday October 1 (officially on Sunday October 2).

29 - Oct 2: La Colonia feria If you´re looking for a bit of fun and Spanish culture then don´t miss the La Colonia El Angel Feria in San Pedro from Thursday September 29 until Sunday October 2, 2011.


AUGUST 2011 - Marbella Events

5, 12, 19, 26: Evening horse racing - A night out for the whole family The summer horse racing season is fast approaching at the 'Hipódromo Costa del Sol', or as it is better known "The Mijas Racecourse".

5: Queen Tribute Concert Queen tribute concert Marbella Fri 5th Aug 2011 - Pinillo Beach. Celebrating 40 years of the greatest rock band of all time.

5 - 7: Las Chapas Fair The Las Chapas Fair 2011 takes place from Friday August 5th until Sunday August 7th.

5 - 8: Marbella de Tapas food festival The third Gastronomic Festival Marbella de Tapas is taking place at Avenida del Mar in Marbella from August 5 to August 8 with three Michelin Stars in the jury.

6 - 7: San Pedro arts and crafts market San Pedro de Alcantara is holding an Arts and Craft Market on the San Pedro beach boardwalk every Saturday and Sunday in the summer under the name "San Pedro Marítimo".

6: III Manga Beach The III Manga Beach will be held on Saturday August 6, 2011 in an uninterrupted schedule from 12:00 to 20:00 on the San Pedro Alcantara beach (next to the Civil Protection booth).

6: Saturdays in Old Town Marbella "¡Siente Marbella! Callejea con los sentidos" is an attempt to bring together art, music and gastronomy to Old Town Marbella.

6: Marbella ecological market Marbella Town Hall is organizing a Marbella Ecological Market to take place every first Saturday of the month.

7: VI Marbella Acuathon VI Marbella Acuathon. Sunday August 7, 2011. Time: 10:00 h. (Cadetes-Veterans); 11:30 h. (Prebenjamin-Infantil). Place: Playa de Levante de Puerto Banús

12 - 20: Malaga Fair If you are near Malaga, head to the Feria de Malaga. It started yesterday and continues on until Saturday August 20th. Every day there is a kids party at 9pm in addition to all the rides and fair games. If kids can´t stay up late then everyday from 12pm - 3:30pm at the Paseo del Parque there are kids games, workshops, magic, theater, karaoke, dancing...

12 - 13: Estepona ExplorArte Festival Don´t miss the fifth Estepona ExplorArte Festival August 12 and 13, 2011 at the Estepona Bullring.

13: Earth, Wind & Fire concert The 2011 Earth Wind & Fire Marbella concert will be held on August 13, 2011 at the intimate Tennis Club at the Hotel Puente Romano Marbella.

13: Velada de la Divina Pastora La Velada de la Divina Pastora festival (an evening in the neighborhood of the Divine Shepherdess) is to be held on Saturday August 13, 2011 at Arroyo de la Represa starting at 17.30.

13: Verbena Popular de la Hermandad Sacramental del Nazareno The Verbena Popular de la Hermandad Sacramental del Nazareno (Nazarene Sacramental Brotherhood Festival) is taking place this year on Saturday August 13, 2011 from 19.00 to 02.00 on Plaza del Santo Sepulcro.

13 - 14: San Pedro arts and crafts market San Pedro de Alcantara is holding an Arts and Craft Market on the San Pedro beach boardwalk every Saturday and Sunday in the summer under the name "San Pedro Marítimo".

14: Day yacht charter cruise raffle Win a wonderful day out sailing on a modern 14 m Bermudan Sloop for 4 people. If you are lucky you may see the dolphins too.

15: Feast of the Assumption holiday The Feast of the Assumption (Asunción de la Virgen) is a public holiday in Spain on August 15th.

18: Tom Jones Marbella concert Don´t miss the Tom Jones concert Marbella 2011 taking place at the Hotel Puente Romano Marbella Tennis Club on August 18, 2011 at 10:00pm.

19: Marbella Reggae Festival The 6th Marbella Reggae Festival will be held this year at the concert hall on Pinillo Beach on Friday, August 19, 2011 starting at 23:00.

20: XVII Festival de la Copla Carnavalero XVII Festival de la Copla de Carnavalero - Festival of the Copla Carnival. Day: 20th of August 2011...

20: Coin Ecological Market The Guadalhorce Valley orchards are currently having one of the most productive times of the year with a huge variety of vegetables such as tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, zucchini, etc., which add color and brightness to our fields.

20 - 21: San Pedro arts and crafts market San Pedro de Alcantara is holding an Arts and Craft Market on the San Pedro beach boardwalk every Saturday and Sunday in the summer under the name "San Pedro Marítimo".

21: Marbella Skate Contest The first championship Marbella Skate Contest 2011 is to be held on Sunday August 21 from 12.00 at the Skate Park La Represa where almost a hundred Skaters from all over Spain will convene.

24: Mint Fusion dance festival in San Pedro The Mint Fusion Dance Festival takes place this year on August 24, 2011 at 21:00 on Plaza de la Iglesia in San Pedro Alcántara.

27: Back to the 1940s music show With large screen videos and great live acts on stage performing some of the classic songs from the 40´s as well as great British sing-alongs in costumes of the time, this hit show will relive this exciting era for you in a great atmosphere with top-class performers!

27: La Quinta Ecological Market On Saturday August 27th La Quinta Golf and Country Club is organizing an Ecological Market Day from 10:00am until 3:00pm.

27 - 28: San Pedro arts and crafts market San Pedro de Alcantara is holding an Arts and Craft Market on the San Pedro beach boardwalk every Saturday and Sunday in the summer under the name "San Pedro Marítimo".

31: Caribbean party at Henry´s Bar Claudia, who is 5 years old, has been diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour and is currently undergoing chemotherapy.


JULY 2011 - Marbella Events

2: Evening horse racing - A night out for the whole family The summer horse racing season is fast approaching at the 'Hipódromo Costa del Sol', or as it is better known "The Mijas Racecourse".

2: Saturdays in Old Town Marbella "¡Siente Marbella! Callejea con los sentidos" is an attempt to bring together art, music and gastronomy to Old Town Marbella.

4 - 8: Kids Mac computer camp MMS (Marbella Mac Solutions) will be running a week of classes/seminars, starting on the Monday the 4th of July and continuing until the the 8th, 4 hrs a day from 10am to 2 pm.

6: Tweet Marbella If you like social networking or would like to learn more about it, then you may want to join up with some local "Tweeters" (people who use Twitter and other social networks) at TweetMarbella at Guey Restaurant tonight at 7:00pm.

7: Stand up padel tour Team Xtreme is organizing a Stand up Padel tour in Marbella.

8: Benahavis Canyon tour Team Xtreme is organizing a kids (9-16 yrs) canyoning experience in Benahavis on July 8.

9 - 10: San Pedro arts and crafts market San Pedro de Alcantara is holding an Arts and Craft Market on the San Pedro beach boardwalk every Saturday and Sunday in the summer under the name "San Pedro Marítimo".

9: Ecofest Marbella The 2011 Marbella Ecofest music festival will be held on the Pinillo beach in Marbella on 9 July, from 19.00, with performances by Muchachito Bombo Infierno, Mala Rodríguez, The Exception and Zuri.

9: Evening horseracing in Mijas San Pedro de Alcantara is holding an Arts and Craft Market on the San Pedro beach boardwalk every Saturday and Sunday in the summer under the name "San Pedro Marítimo".

10: Benahavis Canyon tour Team Xtreme is organizing a kids (9-16 yrs) canyoning experience in Benahavis on July 10.

11: Kids summer art classes Kids Creative Workshop Nueva Andalucia Starting 11th July Monday, Wednesday, Friday mornings from 10.30am to 1.30pm for 7 to 11 years old.

14: San Pedro street market No trip to Marbella is complete without a visit to the Marbella or San Pedro street market.

14 - 17: Virgen del Carment Festival The Virgen del Carmen Festival is held on July 16, however celebrations are often held before and after that day.

15: Andalucian trekking expedition Team Xtreme organizes a trekking expedition where they will take you into the rugged territory of the Costa del Sol's mountain ranges where the tour guide will show you undiscovered tracks

16: Joaquin Cortes in Marbella 2011 World famous flamenco dancer Joaquin Cortes will be performing in 'Calé' El Pinillo beach in Marbella on July 16, 2011 at 10:30pm.

16: Evening horseracing in Mijas San Pedro de Alcantara is holding an Arts and Craft Market on the San Pedro beach boardwalk every Saturday and Sunday in the summer under the name "San Pedro Marítimo".

16: Climbing adventure in Marbella Team Xtreme organizes a climbing experience for kids in Marbella 9-16 yrs on July 16th in the Marbella mountainside.

16: Virgen del Carmen festival Towns along the coast will be holding celebrations in honor of the Patron Saint of fishermen and the sea, the Virgen del Carmen.

16 - 17: San Pedro arts and crafts market San Pedro de Alcantara is holding an Arts and Craft Market on the San Pedro beach boardwalk every Saturday and Sunday in the summer under the name "San Pedro Marítimo".

17: Marbella artisan market The artisanal market "Bajo los naranjos" (Under the oranges) takes place every Sunday on Orange Square in Marbella Old Town.

17: Canyoning tour in Rio Verde Team Xtreme is organizing a canyoning experience in Rio Verde.

21: Costa Women evening We have a monthly get together at The Loft in Calahonda and would love to meet other expat Women who are living here on the Costa. Our next event is on Thursday 21st July at 7 pm at The Loft, Calahonda.

21 - 24: Nueva Andalucia Fair The Nueva Andalucia Fair 2011 will take place from July 21 to 24, 2011 in the Nueva Andalucia neighborhood of Marbella. 

23: Evening horseracing in Mijas San Pedro de Alcantara is holding an Arts and Craft Market on the San Pedro beach boardwalk every Saturday and Sunday in the summer under the name "San Pedro Marítimo".

23 - 24: San Pedro arts and crafts market San Pedro de Alcantara is holding an Arts and Craft Market on the San Pedro beach boardwalk every Saturday and Sunday in the summer under the name "San Pedro Marítimo".

28: Canyoning tour in Rio Verde Team Xtreme is organizing a canyoning experience in Rio Verde.

30: Evening horseracing in Mijas San Pedro de Alcantara is holding an Arts and Craft Market on the San Pedro beach boardwalk every Saturday and Sunday in the summer under the name "San Pedro Marítimo".

30: Downhill mountain bike tour Team Xtreme is organizing a downhill mountain bike tour from Ronda to Marbella.

30: Millionaires Annual White Summer Party This summer will see the introduction of The Millionaires' White Summer Party to Marbella, in conjunction with exclusive jewellers Chopard.

30: Early Booking Winners Announced for The Millionaires Annual White Summer Party Six lucky winners have been selected at random from those booking their tickets for The Millionaires Annual White Summer Party before 1st July.

30: Marbella Reggae Festival Check out the details from last year´s festival

30: VI Moraga Sardine Carnival The VI Moraga Sardine Carnival 2011 will be held on Saturday, July 30th starting at 21:00 at El Cable beach.

30 - 31: San Pedro arts and crafts market San Pedro de Alcantara is holding an Arts and Craft Market on the San Pedro beach boardwalk every Saturday and Sunday in the summer under the name "San Pedro Marítimo".

30 - 31: Canyoning tour of Rio Lentegi Team Xtreme is organizing a canyoning experience in Rio Lentegi.


JUNE 2011 - Marbella Events

3: Half day iWeb mac seminar Half Day iWeb Friday 3rd of June - 10am - 2pm - 60 Euros.

3 - 5: V International Capoeira Festival The V International Capoeira Festival will be held June 3 - 5, 2011 in Marbella and San Pedro.

4: Saturdays in Old Town Marbella "¡Siente Marbella! Callejea con los sentidos" is an attempt to bring together art, music and gastronomy to Old Town Marbella.

4 -5: Andalusian gymnastics comptetition If you enjoy gymnastics, then you won´t want to miss the Andalucian Rhythmic Gymnastics Competition on June 4 and 5, 2011 at the Palacio de Deportes de San Pedro Alcántara (San Pedro Sports Complex).

6 - 12: Marbella Fair 2011 The Marbella Fair 2011, also known as the Marbella Feria de San Barnabé, will be held this year from Monday June 6 to Sunday June 12, 2011.

10: Help for Heroes charity gala dinner auction 4 Course Gala Dinner, Auction & Raffle to raise funds for Help for Heroes Charity on Friday June 10th at 7:00pm.

12: Rod Stewart tribute singer ROD STEWART Tribute singer direct from the UK will be performing at Restaurante Le Papillon, Las Chapas Beach this Sunday 12th June from 2pm.

16: Action Against Hunger Gala Dinner 2011 Support children in need by attending the Action Against Hunger gala dinner 2011 on Thursday June 16th at 8:30pm.

17: San Pedro Dance Festival The OAL Dance Festival of Arts and Culture will be held Friday, June 17, 2011 at 21.00 in the tent at the city's fairgrounds in San Pedro Alcantara.

19: All day music festival supporting music live and Cudeca For the first time on the Costa del Sol, on SUNDAY 19th June, an ALL DAY music festival in support of "Keep Music Live", with proceeds going to CUDECA.

24 - 26: Marbella International Art Festival 2011 Festival Internacional de Arte Marbella, Marbella International Art Festival, is the fastest growing cultural event in Marbella.

25: George Benson concert in Marbella This year you won´t want to miss the George Benson concert in Marbella on Saturday June 25, 2011 from 8:00pm to 11:00pm at the Hotel Puente Romano Tennis Club.

All of June: Kids dance classes at Princess Studios Calling on Kids on the Costa Del Sol: Try your 1st class for FREE this June for the following classes...


MAY 2011 - Marbella Events

1 - 2: 17th International Fair in Fuengirola The 16th Feria internacional de los pueblos - Fuengirola International Fair attracted over 900,000 people to the huge Fuengirola fairground in 2010, with representation from 33 countries.

7: Alice in Mamma Mia Land 'Alice in Mamma Mia Land' (Alicia en el Pais de Mamma Mia) is showing in Marbella at the Blackbox Theatre every Saturday at 5.30pm in March, April and May.

7: Saturdays in Old Town Marbella "¡Siente Marbella! Callejea con los sentidos" is an attempt to bring together art, music and gastronomy to Old Town Marbella.

8: Bullfight Marbella Does anyone know if there is a bull fight happening this weekend (May 7/8th) in the Marbella to Estepona area?

8: P.A.D. spring charity fair The P.A.D Fair has been given a re-vamp this year with a new format and new ideas. Visit us from 11:00am - 3:00pm on Sunday May 8, 2011.

8: ADANA dog show The Adana Dog Show organised by ADANA will take place at the Palacio de Congresos on Avda Litoral in Estepona on Sunday May 8th.

12: Sotogrande Women canimal charity lunch If you are an animal lover and don't normally come to our events , please make a special effort to be present at this one.

13: Seminars to learn about social networks and internet communication You can join our first free Seminar of one hour. When: Friday 13th at 18.30 Where: Urb. Cala Hills, c/Acebuche, 5, local 3 (ONSolutions Office)

14: Alice in Mamma Mia Land 'Alice in Mamma Mia Land' (Alicia en el Pais de Mamma Mia) is showing in Marbella at the Blackbox Theatre every Saturday at 5.30pm in March, April and May.

14: Social dressage competition If you like horses, you won´t want to miss the Social Dressage Competition at the Riding School Escuela de Arte Ecuestre in Estepona on Saturday May 14, 2011 starting at 10:30am.

15: Childrens fayre 2011 A fun day out for all the family 11am - 6pm, Sunday 15th May 2011 at the Parque Infantil (children´s park), Avenida de Espana, Calahonda.

19: Costa Women fashion show Costa Women presents the Spring/Summer 2011 fashion show on Thursday May 19, 2011 at 8:00pm at the Loft Lounge Bar in Calahonda.

20: Laude Summer Fair Take the kids and support your community at the Laude San Pedro International school summer fair on Friday May 20th from 6pm to 10:30pm.

21: Alice in Mamma Mia Land 'Alice in Mamma Mia Land' (Alicia en el Pais de Mamma Mia) is showing in Marbella at the Blackbox Theatre every Saturday at 5.30pm in March, April and May.

26: Charity Lunch for Casa Abril On the Thursday May 26. 2011 we are meeting to have fun and fundraise for Casa Abril, a children's home in San Roque.

26: Free business network event Do you need more Clients? If so then come and join us

26 & 27: Animal charity gala dinner A charity gala dinner at El Paraiso Country Club in Estepona to raise funds and awareness of animal protection.

27: All day Mac training seminar All day mac seminar Friday 27th of May - 9:30am - 6:30pm - 100 Euros.

28: Alice in Mamma Mia Land 'Alice in Mamma Mia Land' (Alicia en el Pais de Mamma Mia) is showing in Marbella at the Blackbox Theatre every Saturday at 5.30pm in March, April and May.

28: James Bond show in Benalmadena Hello my name trevor brooks i produced the back to the 1940s and the costa del sol Christmas show.

28: Classical music fun family concert Don´t miss the sixth edition of the Classical Music Fun Family Concerts, to be held at the Marbella Palacio de Ferias y Congresos next Saturday, May 28, 2011 at 6:00pm.

29: VI Fun Run Tobacco-free Marbella The San Pedro Athletic Club is organizing a the VI Fun Run "Tabacco-free Marbella" on Sunday May 29, 2011 starting at 11:00am.


APRIL 2011 - Marbella Events

Various dates in April Easter events in Marbella There is loads of fun for the kids this Easter in Marbella 2011 with events and activities that include Easter egg hunts to face painting.

2: Saturdays in Old Town Marbella "¡Siente Marbella! Callejea con los sentidos" is an attempt to bring together art, music and gastronomy to Old Town Marbella.

2: Kids yoga workshop A fabulous fun yoga day for kids aged 6 to 12 will take place on Satuday April 2, 2011 at Bahia Dorada in Estepona from 11:00am to 4:00pm.

2: Alice in Mamma Mia Land 'Alice in Mamma Mia Land' (Alicia en el Pais de Mamma Mia) is showing in Marbella at the Blackbox Theatre every Saturday at 5.30pm in March, April and May.

2 - 10: Andalucia Tennis Experience 2011 The Andalucia Tennis Experience 2011 is coming to Marbella reuiniting for the third time some of the best tennis players on the international female circuit.

3: Marbella youth walks in Malaga mountains Marbella Town Hall´s Youth Delegation is offering walks throughout the mountains of Malaga province specially geared towards teenagers and young adults aged between 14 and 35.

6 - 7: The Lion King Marbella Laude Danzart Performance Group will be presenting Broadway's highly acclaimed musical THE LION KING on Wednesday April 6, 2011 and Thursday April 7, 2011.

7: Revamp your wardrobe 'Revamp Your Wardrobe' Events!! Three Local women all with a passion for fashion would like to invite you to a FREE EVENT on Thursday 7th April at 7pm—9pm.

7: Tweet Marbella If you like social networking or would like to learn more about it, then you may want to join up with some local "Tweeters" (people who use Twitter and other social networks) at TweetMarbella at Guey Restaurant.

7 - June 23: Introductory printmaking course The Museo del Grabado Español Contemporáneo (Museum of Contemporary Spanish Printmaking) is holding a special introductory printmaking course on Experimental Printmaking Techniques.

8 - 9: Tribute to George Michael & Michael Buble On 8th and 9th april restaurant Tres Amigos Marbella organises 2 dinner shows.

9: Alice in Mamma Mia Land 'Alice in Mamma Mia Land' (Alicia en el Pais de Mamma Mia) is showing in Marbella at the Blackbox Theatre every Saturday at 5.30pm in March, April and May.

9: Saturday family fitness Emanuel (Manu) Poggio, a qualified fitness instructor, and his team are leading a group of parents and their children in fun weekend family fitness days on the beach every Saturday.

10 - ?: Rome to Ronda charity walk Starting the 10th of April, I'll be walking from Rome in Italy, back to Ronda my home town, with the aim of collecting 50,000 euros to start a foundation in Andalucia to provide desperately needed financial assistance to families with very ill children.

11 - May 2: Easter holiday camp at Multisports Club The Multisports Club, Aloha Gardens, Urb.Parcelas del Golf, Avda del Prado, Nueva Andalucia, Marbella. KIDS EASTER SPORTS CAMP

16: Alice in Mamma Mia Land 'Alice in Mamma Mia Land' (Alicia en el Pais de Mamma Mia) is showing in Marbella at the Blackbox Theatre every Saturday at 5.30pm in March, April and May.

17: Easter egg hunt 2011 in Coin Please come along to our Easter Egg Hunt 2011 in Coin on Sunday 17th April at Polideportivo El Naciemiento (near Ciudad Del Cine) Coín from 1:00pm to 5:00pm.

18 - 22: Easter dance workshop for kids BIEBER FEVER - Easter 2011 dance Workshop for kids at Princess Studios. NEW Hip Hop Instructor - Free Classes for Boys & Girls ages 7 – 12. Monday to Friday 10.00 until 16.00.

18 - 23: Easter golf camp at La Quinta La Quinta Golf Academy offers you an alternative for your Easter Holidays. We would like to present you the variety programmes during this week, choose the best option for you.

18 - 22: Bolton Wanders FC International Soccer Camp International Marbella Club de Futbol is proud to announce that we have established a link with Bolton Wanderers FC International Soccer School.

18 - 30: Easter padel and tennis camp The Nueva Alcantara Tennis and Padel Club is holding an Easter break tennis and padel course for children aged 4 to 16 from Monday April 18th until Saturday April 30, 2011.

22-24: Easter at Galaxia Playcenter Join the Easter fun at the Galaxia San Pedro play centre with an Easter egg hunt, balloon animals, face painting and special visits from Mickey, Minnie, Winnie the Pooh and even the Easter Bunny on April 22, 23 and 24.

23: Alice in Mamma Mia Land 'Alice in Mamma Mia Land' (Alicia en el Pais de Mamma Mia) is showing in Marbella at the Blackbox Theatre every Saturday at 5.30pm in March, April and May.

24: Easter fair at Mijas Hipodrome Bring the kids to the Easter fair 2011 at Mijas Hipodromo on Sunday April 24, 2011 from 12:00pm to 7:00pm.

29 - May 2: 17th International Fair in Fuengirola The 16th Feria internacional de los pueblos - Fuengirola International Fair attracted over 900,000 people to the huge Fuengirola fairground in 2010, with representation from 33 countries.

30: Alice in Mamma Mia Land 'Alice in Mamma Mia Land' (Alicia en el Pais de Mamma Mia) is showing in Marbella at the Blackbox Theatre every Saturday at 5.30pm in March, April and May.


MARCH 2011 - Marbella Events

1: Battle of the Bands at Hard Rock Cafe Marbella Town Hall and the Youth Delegation present Battle of the Bands taking place at the Hard Rock Cafe in Puerto Banus every Tuesday during the month of February.

1 - 4: Print workshop for kids The Museum of Contemporary Spanish Printmaking is holding a print workshop for kids in Marbella during the week of Semana Blanca from March 1 - 4, 2011.

1 - 4: Semana Blanca camp 2011 Marbella Town Hall has organized a fun camp during the week of Semana Blanca when children get a break from school. The camp runs from March 1 to March 4, 2011.

4: Faceboook friends at Kempinksi Hotel Friday, March 4: Live Music – Tapa & Wine free – for Facebook-Friends at the Kempinski Hotel.

5: Weekend family fitness Emanuel (Manu) Poggio, a qualified fitness instructor, and his team are leading a group of parents and their children in fun weekend family fitness days on the beach every Saturday.

More Marbella Events in MARCH 2011...

5: Saturdays in Old Town Marbella "¡Siente Marbella! Callejea con los sentidos" is an attempt to bring together art, music and gastronomy to Old Town Marbella.

6: Cudeca charity dinner Please support this fundraising Gala Dinner in aid of CUDECA. 70 euros per ticket - (of which 35 euros will go straight to Cudeca)

7: Pink Ribbon Race in Malaga Join the Pink Ribbon Race in Malaga also know as La Carrera de la Mujer in support of breast cancer research on Sunday March 6, 2011 starting at 10:00am and March 7 at 10:30am.

8: 1st International Womens Day golf tournament This year, the 8th March will see the birth of a new event, the "1st International Women´s Day Golf Tournament" to celebrate International Women's Day.

12: Oddmund Berger - Everyone Communicates - Few Connect We are happy to announce that we are doing our 5th seminar with Oddmund Berger on March 12, 2011 and we would like to welcome you, your friends, family and colleagues to join us!

12: Showcase for local authors and poets A book showcase for local published authors, poets and artists, supported by local media, and including a competition for best fiction, best non-fiction and best poetry with a panel of professional judges and appearances by guest speakers.

13: Manilva Family Walks The Environmental delegation of Manilva Town Hall is organizing two family walks through the mountains on February 13th and March 13, 2011.

13: Marbella youth walks in Malaga mountains Marbella Town Hall´s Youth Delegation is offering walks throughout the mountains of Malaga province specially geared towards teenagers and young adults aged between 14 and 35.

17: St. Patricks Day at Avenue Cafe Authentic Irish Restaurant with a wonderful reputation for Homemade Irish Cuisine.

18: Marbella Mac Solutions all day mac seminar Sign up for our all day Mac Seminar on the 18th of March, where we will demonstrate the entire mac operating system and ALL the features it has to offer.

18: Benefit flamenco concert On Friday March 18th at 9:00pm you are invited to a benefit flamenco concert in aid of Juan Antonio, a 7 year-old boy from San Pedro de Alcántara who is struck with a serious illness.

18 - 19: San Pedro Carnival The San Pedro Carnival is coming to town and will be held from March 18th to March 19th, 2011.

More Marbella Events in MARCH 2011...

19: St Patricks Day 2011 in Fuengirola On Saturday March 19, 2011 the commercial center Parque Miramar in Fuengirola is holding a St. Patrick´s Day celebration from 12:00pm to 8:00pm with food, entertainment and fun and games for the kids.

19: Fathers Day In Spain, Fathers Day is always celebrated on March 19th.

19: Hike in Sierra Blanca Marbella Town Hall in collaboration with the Municipal of Equality and the women´s association Asociación Mujeres en las Veredas, is organizing a hike exploring Sierra Blanca on Saturday March 19 at 10:00am.

19: Marbella art, music and food festival Marbella town hall is organizing a series of events to tempt the senses with sound, touch and taste called "¡Siente Marbella! Callejea con los sentidos" (Feel Marbella! Wander with the senses).

20: La Quinta ecological market On Sunday March 20, 2011 La Quinta Golf and Country Club is organizing an Ecological Market Day from 10:00am until 3:00pm.

20: Marbella artisanal market The artisanal market "Bajo los naranjos" (Under the oranges) takes place every Sunday on Orange Square in Marbella Old Town.

24: Costa Women Evening Costa Women is a social network community for expat women living in Spain to share friendship, support and provide knowledge about living in this vibrant country.

25: Magnificent parents workshop using NLP techniques How would you like to be the parent that you always dreamed of?

25: MMS iweb seminar Sign up for a 4 hr iWeb Seminar on the 25th of March from 10-2, where we will demonstrate how to create a entire website with no prior knowledge of web programing.

26: Alice in Mamma Mia Land 'Alice in Mamma Mia Land' (Alicia en el Pais de Mamma Mia) is showing in Marbella at the Blackbox Theatre every Saturday at 5.30pm in March, April and May.

29 - 30: How to deal with Symptoms of Menopause On 29th and 30th March, women who are dealing with the menopause are invited to attend a free one hour seminar in Marbella or Estepona to find out about natural hormone replacement therapy and how it can help to treat the symptoms of menopause.

30: Queen of Holland Day CANCELED!

31: Revamp your wardrobe 'Revamp Your Wardrobe' Events!! Three Local women all with a passion for fashion would like to invite you to a FREE EVENT on Thursday 31st March at 11.30am — 1.30pm or Thursday 7th April at 7pm—9pm.


FEBRUARY 2011 - Marbella Events

2: TweetMarbella If you like social networking or would like to learn more about it, then you may want to join up with some local "Tweeters" at TweetMarbella this Wednesday February 2nd at Guey Restaurant.

2 - 4: Original version movies in Marbella Marbella Town Hall and the Culture and Education delegation have announced that the Area de Cine is organizing a series of movies in their original version subtitled in Spanish starting on February 2, 2011 and lasting throughout March 18, 2011.

5: Theatre production A Thousand Cranes I am playing the character Sadako Sasaki in this true & poignant story of a young victim of the Hiroshima atomic bomb disaster.

5: Marbella ecological market Marbella Town Hall is organizing a Marbella Ecological Market to take place every first Saturday of the month.

6: Family Theater 5:30pm - Compañia Yllana "ZOO" (entry 5 euros). Recommended for children age 5+ and families. Location: Teatro Ciudad de Marbella.

8: Battle of the Bands at Hard Rock Cafe Marbella Town Hall and the Youth Delegation present Battle of the Bands taking place at the Hard Rock Cafe in Puerto Banus every Tuesday 

12: A Corkscrew of Letters Kids Theater On February 12th and 26, 2011 Black Box Theater in Marbella is presenting A Corkscrew of Letters a show for the kids starting at 5:30pm.

12: Theatre production A Thousand Cranes I am playing the character Sadako Sasaki in this true & poignant story of a young victim of the Hiroshima atomic bomb disaster.

12: Pre-Valentine´s at Sensations Sensations are celebrating Valentines Evening by offering a 3 course meal PLUS a bottle of Wine for 50€/couple (NOT PER PERSON!)

12 - 13: La Elefeanta Gris - Family Show On Saturday February 12th at 5:30pm and Sunday at 12:30pm take the kids to see La Elefanta Gris (The Gray Elefant) in Marbella and San Pedro.

13: Manilva Family Walks The Environmental delegation of Manilva Town Hall is organizing two family walks through the mountains on February 13th and March 13, 2011.

More Marbella Events in FEBRUARY 2011... 

14: Princess Studios Boot Camp sign ups Princess Studios are starting up their next Boot Camp starting Monday 14th February. Its 4 weeks of kicking your butt into shape.

14: Valentine´s at Sensations Sensations are celebrating Valentines Evening by offering a 3 course meal PLUS a bottle of Wine for 50€/couple (NOT PER PERSON!)

14: Princess Studios Boot Camp Princess Studios are starting up their next Boot Camp starting Monday 14th February. Its 4 weeks of kicking your butt into shape.

15: Battle of the Bands at Hard Rock Cafe Marbella Town Hall and the Youth Delegation present Battle of the Bands taking place at the Hard Rock Cafe in Puerto Banus every Tuesday during the month of February.

More Marbella Events in FEBRUARY 2011...

18 - 19: San Pedro Carnival The San Pedro Carnival is coming to town and will be held from March 18th to March 19, 2011.

19: Book signing by Ana Fischel On Saturday 19th February 2011 between 11am and 1pm British Children's Book Author, Ana Fischel who lives in Estepona, will be signing copies of her books in the series The Twelve Quests at Glitterati Bookshop & Gifts.

19: Theatre production A Thousand Cranes I am playing the character Sadako Sasaki in this true & poignant story of a young victim of the Hiroshima atomic bomb disaster.

19: Aerobic gymnastics & dance meet On Saturday February 19, 2011 the I Aerobic Gymnastics and Dance Meet in Marbella will be held at the Palacio de Feria y Congresos at 6:00pm.

20: Marbella youth walks in Malaga mountains Marbella Town Hall´s Youth Delegation is offering walks throughout the mountains of Malaga province specially geared towards teenagers and young adults aged between 14 and 35.

More Marbella Events in FEBRUARY 2011...

22: Battle of the Bands at Hard Rock Cafe Marbella Town Hall and the Youth Delegation present Battle of the Bands taking place at the Hard Rock Cafe in Puerto Banus every Tuesday during the month of February.

26: A Corkscrew of Letters Kids Theater On February 12th and 26, 2011 Black Box Theater in Marbella is presenting A Corkscrew of Letters a show for the kids starting at 5:30pm.

25 - 27: International Folkloric Festival of Marbella The I International Folkloric Festival of Marbella "Europealia 2011" will be held on March 25 - 27, 2011 throughout the city.

27: Marbella youth walks in Malaga mountains Marbella Town Hall´s Youth Delegation is offering walks throughout the mountains of Malaga province specially geared towards teenagers and young adults aged between 14 and 35.


JANUARY 2011 - Marbella Events

2 - 7: Christmas kids club at Multisports Club Christmas kids club for all children aged 4 - 14 yrs from 10:00am to 1:00pm.

8: Theatre production A Thousand Cranes I am playing the character Sadako Sasaki in this true & poignant story of a young victim of the Hiroshima atomic bomb disaster.

6: El Niño lottery Could you give me more details about el nino lottery in Spain?

More Marbella Events in JANUARY 2011...

6: Three Kings Day How do Spaniards celebrate the Three Kings holiday?

6: Roscon de Reyes tasting in Marbella The Palacio de Ferias y Congresos in Marbella will be hosting a tasting of a giant Roscon de Reyes cake this Sunday January 9th at 12:00pm.

15: Theatre production A Thousand Cranes I am playing the character Sadako Sasaki in this true & poignant story of a young victim of the Hiroshima atomic bomb disaster.

18-23: Two Musical events in Marbella Xaviera Hollander presents Micheline van Hautem and Frank de Kleer in show number 1 - Jacques Brel and Edith Piaf.

22: La Quinta Ecological Market Day On Saturday January 22nd La Quinta Golf and Country Club is organizing an Ecological Market Day from 10:00am until 3:00pm.

More Marbella Events in JANUARY 2011...

22: Theatre production A Thousand Cranes I am playing the character Sadako Sasaki in this true & poignant story of a young victim of the Hiroshima atomic bomb disaster.

22: Saturdays at the Museum of Contemporary Spanish Printmaking The Museo del Grabado Español Contemporáneo (Museum of Contemporary Spanish Printmaking) is holding a special event titled "Saturdays at the Museum"...

23: XVII cross country run in San Pedro Join the XVII cross country run in San Pedro de Alcántara on Sunday January 23rd starting at 10:30am at Parque Las Medrana (near Cable Ski).

24-27: Free eyetests at Specsavers Opticas Fuengirola Specsavers Opticas Fuengirola is celebrating its birthday by offering a free eye-test for all customers booking between 24th January and 27th February 2011.

27: Marbella dive trip Boat dive trip from Marbella harbour at the Thursday 27th of January.

28: Youth Club at the Multisports Club Kids are welcome to spend their time listening to music, playing pool, playing Nintendo games, kicking a football around, table tennis, table football, chilling out and chatting with friends!!

29: Theatre production A Thousand Cranes I am playing the character Sadako Sasaki in this true & poignant story of a young victim of the Hiroshima atomic bomb disaster.


Marbella Events in DECEMBER 2010

Marbella Christmas schedule of events Marbella Town Hall organizes lots of holiday activities for the whole family from parties to visits from Santa and the Three Kings

Childrens Christmas activities Is there a schedule of Children's Christmas activities in and around Marbella available?

1 - 3: Christmas tree lighting in Marbella It´s time to get out and watch the Christmas lights in Marbella 2010.

2: Cirkea comic show Rolabola and Mamolo Carambolas present Cirkea on Thursday December 2, 2010 at the Teatro Ciudad de Marbella at 10:00am and 12:00pm.

3 - 4: Andersen´s Suitcase children´s show "La Maleta de Andersen" (Andersen´s Suitcase) with actor Jesús Herrera will be playing on the following dates and places:

1 - 18: Weekly courses to shine this Christmas Next 16th of November and until Dec. 18th, the weekly course “Shine This Christmas” will take place in several venues along the Costa del Sol .

2, 11, 16, 18: Flamenco jazz festival in Malaga The Flamenco Jazz Festival 2010 in Malaga will be held at the Teatro Albéniz in November and December.

4: PAD animal shelter Christmas fair Help support animals in need by attending the PAD (Proteccion de Animales Domesticos) animal shelter Christmas fair on Saturday December 4, 2010 starting at 10:00am.

4: Marbella Ecological Market Marbella Town Hall is organizing a Marbella Ecological Market to take place every first Saturday of the month.

4 - 8: Christmas market in Marbella On Saturday December 4, 2010 at 12:00pm come celebrate the Christmas Market at the Puerto Deportivo in Marbella which takes place until December 8th.

6: I Malaga Marathon 2010 On December 6, 2010 you could form part of a dream which has come true - the I Malaga Marathon 2010, that runs 42.195 kms.

More Marbella Events in DECEMBER 2010...

8: Triple A and MarbEco Day in Marbella I would like to invite you to the first MarbEco Day which will be held in Marbella on Wednesday December 8, 2010 at The Marbella Gourmet Place in Nueva Andalucia.

9: Fischer car group Christmas cocktail Fischer Car Group Marbella are very pleased to invite you for the traditional Christmas cocktail on Thursday, December 9th, 2010, 8pm, at the Kempinski Hotel Bahía in Estepona.

9: Glitterati Christmas shopping evening 2010 Glitterati English bookshop is an Aladdins cave of interesting and unusual gifts. For the third year running Glitterati will be holding a Christmas shopping evening on Thursday December 9th...

10: Foundation of Friends Christmas Fair Don´t miss the Foundation of Friends Christmas fair "It´s Christmas Time!" held at the Aloha Gardens Multisports Centre in Nueva Andalucia on Friday December 10.

10 - 12: Tondo Redondo family show in Marbella The dance company Date Danza perform "Tondo Redondo" on Friday December 10, 2010 at 5:30pm at the Marbella library Camilo José Cela.

10 - 12: Marbella Urban Style and Maxi Tuning Party Marbella Youth Delegation will be hosting the Marbella Urban Style and Maxi Tuning Party 2010 on December 10 - 12 at the San Pedro de Alcántara Fairgrounds.

10 - 12: La Cala Mijas Christmas market Mijas Town Hall is organizing a charity Christmas market in La Cala Mijas Costa on December 10 - 12, 2010 from 12:00pm to 8:00pm. A Marbella event not to miss.

12: Family theater El Pequeño Viento On Sunday December 12th at 5:30pm El Viento Pequeño (The Little Wind) is playing at the Teatro Ciudad de Marbella (Marbella Theater).

12: La Virginia Christmas fair Could you please tell me the date of the La Virginia Xmas Artisan market 2010?

12: Christmas fair at the Mijas Hippodrome On December 12, 2010 the Hipodromo Costa del Sol in Mijas will be holding a Christmas fair and party from 12:00pm - 11:30pm.

13: St. Lucia Day 2010 in Marbella Come celebrate Saint Lucia Day 2010 in Marbella on Monday December 13th at 6:00pm at Plaza de la Iglesia in Old Town Marbella.

14: Wish List charity Christmas lunch The Wish List Fund is organizing a Charity Christmas lunch on Tuesday December 14th at 12:30pm at the Marbella Golf and Country Club.

15 - Jan 9: Marbella ice skating rink The Marbella ice skating rink 2010 is located in the Palacio de Ferias y Congresos in the heart of Marbella.

17: Christmas opening party estudio 61 situated in the centre of Marbella is having an opening party on Friday December 17th at 8.30pm.

17 & 18: Mijas Christmas concert On Friday the 17th of December at 9pm, the Symphony Orchestra of the Province of Malaga will perform a Christmas Concert - the Opus 71 of Tchaikovsky´s "Nutcrackers"

19: Triple A dog show and Christmas Bazaar You are invited to visit us next Sunday December 19th at the Palacio de Ferias y Congresos de Marbella from 11:00am to 7:00pm.

22: El Gordo Christmas lottery Everybody is talking about the Christmas lottery these days. It seems this is some kind of tradition. Can you explain more about it?

24: Christmas dinner at Kempinski Hotel Bahia Christmas 2010 at the Kempinski Hotel Bahía This Christmas Season will be very special at the Kempinski Hotel Bahía.

25: Christmas brunch at Kempinski Hotel The Kempinski Hotel Bahía famous Christmas Brunch is again accompanied by the renowned Group "Timeless".

25: Marbella golf for Christmas Day We will have the pianist that day with Christmas Classics. Also, you can leave your Christmas presents under the Christmas Tree near the fireplace...

25: Family Christmas celebration This year the Wave Christian Church in Puerto Banus (Cristamar Centre) invites you and your family to a joyful Christmas Day Celebration.

25: Christmas lunch at El Campanrio Golf & Country Club If you´re in the Marbella area you may want to try the 2010 Christmas lunch at El Campanario Golf and Country Club on December 25, 2010 from 1:00pm to 6:00pm.

25, 31, 1 (Jan):Xmas dinner & New Years party at Los Monteros Los Monteros Hotel in Marbella is now offering a Christmas Eve dinner at the El Corzo restaurant and a Christmas brunch the next day at their restaurant La Cabane.

26:Liliput Cabaret family show On Sunday December 26, the last show of the series "Liliput Cabaret" is playing at 5:30pm at the Teatro Ciudad de Marbella.

28: Verdiales festival in Malaga The Verdiales Festival takes place every year on the outskirts of Malaga on December 28th from approximately 11:00am to 6:00pm.

31: New Years Eve dinner party at Guey Restaurant Skybar Bring in the New Year 2010/2011 in style in our spacious venue, with 3 locations – Guey Restaurant, Covered Terraces & Skybar

31: Don Carlos Hotel New Years Eve Gala Celebrate the new year at the Don Carlos Hotel New Years Eve Gala 2010 on December 31st starting at 8:30pm.

Until December 17th: Storytelling at El Corte Inglés Every Friday at 7:00pm until December 17, 2010, the book department at El Corte Inglés in Costa Mijas and in Marbella will be holding a Storytelling Session for kids.

Throughout December: Toys of the Avant Garde at Picasso Museum There is an exciting new exhibition at the Malaga Picasso Museum titled Toys of the Avant-Garde which runs until January 30, 2010.

Thoughout December: Christmas holiday events & specials To make things a bit easier to sort through we have created this page to gather all our winter holiday information in one place.

Throughout December: Original version movies in Marbella and San Pedro Marbella Town Hall and the Culture and Education delegation has announced that the Area de Cine is organizing a series of movies in their original version subtitled in Spanish...

Throughout December: Nature walks in Andalusia Marbella Town Hall organizes walks through nature reserves, parks, mountains and other outdoor areas in Andalusia at very reasonable prices called Salidas Abiertas.


Marbella events in NOVEMBER 2010

Christmas Solidarity Bazaar in Marbella Get some Christmas shopping done early this year at the Christmas Solidarity Bazaar 2010 at the Palacio de Ferias y Congresos in Marbella on Friday November 26 from 11:00am to 10:00pm.

Speed networking on Costa del Sol Networking has been popular on the Costa del Sol for many years, as a great way to get to know people, market your company, develop trust and build strong working relationships.

Flamenco in Four Seasons in Marbella On Saturday November 20th at 5:30pm take the kids to see Flamenco en Cuatro Estaciones (Flamenco in Four Seasons) at the Teatro Ciudad de Marbella.

The Flamenco Beat in San Pedro On Sunday November 21st at 12:30pm take the kids to see Al compás flamenco (The Flamenco Beat) at the Centro Cultural El Ingenio in San Pedro.

More Marbella Events in NOVEMBER 2010...

Business 1st launches in Alhaurin el Grande Business 1st, the Coast´s premier networking group is proud to announce the launch of their third group in Alhaurin el Grande on Tuesday November 23, 2010.

CRECE charity football tournament in Marbella Join the fun at the fun at the CRECE charity football tournament in Marbella on Sunday November 21st starting at 10:00am.

Puppet show at Malaga Picasso Museum The kids will love the puppet show "Circ-Cabaret Armando Risotto" at Malaga Picasso Museum taking place November 28th 2010 at 12:00pm.

International Space Station On Tuesday November 16th the International Space Station will be passing over Andalusia at 18:25.

Week of Gastronomy in Mijas Enjoy an experience with food at the 20th Week of Gastronomy in Mijas taking place from November 24th to the 26th.

Father Christmas at La Cala Lions Club La Cala Lions Club will be meeting on Sunday November 21st at the Tamisa Golf Hotel and they will have a special guest that day - Father Christmas!

More Marbella Events in NOVEMBER 2010...

Toys of the Avant Garde at Picasso Museum There is an exciting new exhibition at the Malaga Picasso Museum titled Toys of the Avant-Garde which runs until January 30, 2010.

Flamenco jazz festival in Malaga The Flamenco Jazz Festival 2010 in Malaga will be held at the Teatro Albéniz in November and December.

Storytelling at El Corte Inglés Every Friday at 7:00pm until December 17, 2010, the book department at El Corte Inglés in Costa Mijas and in Marbella will be holding a Storytelling Session for kids.

Weekly courses to shine this Christmas Next 16th of November and until Dec. 18th, the weekly course “Shine This Christmas” will take place in several venues along the Costa del Sol .

Pet Day in Benahavis If you like animals you don´t want to miss Dia del Mascota or Pet Day in Benahavis on Saturday November 13th.

Sierra Nevada ski season 2010-2011 Many of the local papers and websites have announced that the slopes at the Pradollano ski resort in Sierra Nevada will open on Saturday November 27.

Glitterati Christmas shopping evening 2010 Glitterati English bookshop is an Aladdins cave of interesting and unusual gifts. For the third year running Glitterati will be holding a Christmas shopping evening on Wednesday November 17th...

Larachí flamenco festival 2010 The Larachí Flamenco festival 2010 will hold three performances in Malaga on November 4th, 11th and 18th at the Auditorio de la Diputación Provincial at 8:30pm.

More Marbella Events in NOVEMBER 2010...

24th Malaga international jazz festival Starting Tuesday November 9th and running through Saturday November 13th, the 24th Malaga International Jazz Festival will bring a wide variety of performances...

Pinocchio musical in Marbella Enjoy the family friendly show Pinocchio - The Musical on Sunday November 7th at 5:30pm playing at the Teatro Ciudad de Marbella.

Family shows in Marbella and San Pedro The Marbella culture delegation is announcing a theater and dance program titled “Llevo a mis papás al teatro” (I take my parents to the theater)...

Fireworks night Friends are interested to know if there might be any firework or bonfire night activities planned for 5th November or over that weekend?

More Marbella Events in NOVEMBER 2010...

PAD animal shelter charity day Don´t miss the charity event in aid of the PAD animal shelter on Sunday November 7th from 12:00pm - 3:00pm.

Charity breakfast for Cesare Scariolo Foundation A charity breakfast with guest speakers will be held in aid of the Cesare Scariolo Foundation on November 12th.

Informative conference in Marbella Marbella Town Hall is inviting all foreigners residing in Marbella to an informative conference at the Palacio de Ferias y Congresos in Marbella...

School sports day in Marbella Approximately 1,300 children between teh ages of 6 and 7 from local schools in Marbella will be participating in a sports day...

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Bike tour from Ronda to Marbella Team Xtreme is organizing an exciting downhill bike tour from Ronda to Marbella on Sunday November 7th.

La Cañada and El Corte Inglés open November 1st La Cañada Commercial Center and El Corte Ingles (including Hipercor) will be open during the Día del Toston (Dia Todos Santos) holiday...

Peace Day concert in Marbella The Palacio de Ferias y Congresos in Marbella will be hosting a Peace Day Concert in honor of the UK organization "Peace One Day" on Sunday November 28...

Marbella charity golf tournament Marbella ladies golfing association charity golf day to be held at Rio Real Golf Club on Sunday 21st November 2010.

Original version movies in Marbella and San Pedro Marbella Town Hall and the Culture and Education delegation has announced that the Area de Cine is organizing a series of movies in their original version subtitled in Spanish...

I Photo Marathon in Marbella Director of Área de Juventud (youth division in Marbella town hall), Diego López, and professional photographer Wayne Chasan, present the I Maratón Fotográfico ‘+ Joven’...

More Marbella Events in NOVEMBER 2010...

Nature walks in Andalusia Marbella Town Hall organizes walks through nature reserves, parks, mountains and other outdoor areas in Andalusia at very reasonable prices called Salidas Abiertas.

Business 1st supports FAMA Business 1st the coasts leading Business Networking group are proud to be hosting their annual Charity event.

Mother Baby and Toddler Exhibition 2010 JThe Mother, Baby and Toddler exhibition 2010 will be held on Saturday November 13 and Sunday November 14...

Tweet Marbella TweetMarbella is an informal meeting of local tweeps (Twitter.com users) for networking, socialising or curiosity into what Twitter is all about.


Marbella Events in OCTOBER 2010

La Sala Halloween lunch 2010 La Sala is holding a Halloween lunch and party for the whole family on Sunday October 31st.

4 x 4 Rally in Marbella If you like 4x4s and like rallies, then you won´t want to miss the 4x4 rally held on Saturday October 30th...

Classic Car Rally in Marbella The classic and sport car club Sur de Europa has elected the Hotel Fuerte Marbella, for the second time in a row, as the venue for the XV edition classic car rally...

Halloween events in Marbella 2010 Halloween falls on a Sunday this year and there are plenty of activities going on in Marbella and the Costa del Sol.

Trade Day in Marbella Marbella Town Hall is organizing, in collaboration with the Neighbors Society of La Concha...

CJs Bar Halloween party in Benalmadena Join the fun at CJs Bar Halloween party in Benalmadena on Sunday October 31st.

Original version movies in Marbella and San Pedro Marbella Town Hall and the Culture and Education delegation has announced that the Area de Cine is organizing a series of movies in their original version subtitled in Spanish...

Marbella and San Pedro street closures The Marbella Town Hall and Traffic Delegation have made several announcements on their website regarding detours and road closures for several streets in Marbella and San Pedro.

Sensations charity ladies evening SENSATIONS SUSHI BAR are hosting a charity evening for animals in need.

More Marbella Events in OCTOBER 2010...

San Pedro sporting events San Pedro town hall is organizing several sporting events to complement the festivities of the San Pedro fair.

Nature walks in Andalusia Marbella Town Hall organizes walks through nature reserves, parks, mountains and other outdoor areas in Andalusia at very reasonable prices called Salidas Abiertas.

Jazzband and symphony orchestra concert in Marbella The Palacio de Ferias y Congresos in Marbella will be hosting a jazzband and symphony orchestra concert on Saturday October 16 at 8:00pm.

Halloween Party at Passion Studio Mijas Join us for a fun Halloween party at Passion Studio in Fuengirola from 4:00pm - 10:00pm on Saturday October 30th.

Charity magic and comedy show in Marbella On Saturday 30th October there will be a childrens magic and comedy show to raise funds for AVOI, the volunteer association that helps children with leukemia...

Trick or treating in Marbella I am wondering if there is anywhere to go trick-or-treating.

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Golf for kids at Benahavis Senior Masters On the 16th of October at 16.00 a mini golf tournament for kids will also be celebrated.

Kidz Kingdom Halloween Party Dress yourself up and bring the kids to the Kidz Kingdom Halloween Party on Sunday October 31 from 3:00pm to 9:00pm for lots of fun and entertainment.

Halloween Fair at Marbella Golf & Country Club Don´t miss the Halloween Fair at Marbella Golf and Country Club on October 30 and 31 from 12:00pm to 9:00pm.

More Marbella Events in OCTOBER 2010...

Triple A charity dinner Enjoy an evening out at the Triple A charity dinner held on Sunday October 24 at 8:00pm at the Italian restaurant Villa Tiberio.

San Pedro de Alcantara Fair 2010 Here is the schedule put on by the Town Hall.

San Pedro de Alcantara Feria 2010 Hi we are going to visit Marbella in October 2010, and I was wondering if you know the exact dates for the fiesta San Pedro de Alcantara?

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BierGarten Fest at Tivoli World Join the Bier Garten Fest at Tivoli World Benalmadena from October 2nd to the 31st for loads of family friendly fun in a festive German way.

Halloween at Tivoli World Tivoli World in Benalmadena is hosting a very scary Halloween on Saturdays and Sundays from October 16 until 31.

Fuegirola Fair 2010 The Fuengirola Feria 2010 in honor of the Virgen el Rosario takes place from October 6th to 12th.

Malaga Interntaional Tango Festival 2010 The Malaga International Tango Festival 2010 will be held at the Cervantes Theater from October 8th to 10th.

Disney Live! Mickey´s Musical Festival 2010 in Malaga Disney Live Mickey´s Music Festival 2010 in Malaga will be held at Palacio de Deportes "José Mª Martín Carpena" from October 28th to October 31st.

Oktoberfest 2010 in Malaga Oktoberfest 2010 in Malaga will be celebrated from October 7th to the 17th in Plaza Marina.

La Colonia El Angel Feria If you´re looking for a bit of fun and Spanish culture then don´t miss the La Colonia El Angel Feria in San Pedro from Friday October 1 until Sunday October 3.

More Marbella Events in OCTOBER 2010...

Forever King of Pop Michael Jackson Tribute Don´t miss FOREVER KING OF POP - a musical tribute to the Michael Jackson - at the Teatro Alameda in Malaga from September 30 until October 3.

San Pedro Running Day 2010 The San Pedro Sport Club is celebrating their 15th anniversary in conjunction with the XVI City Race by hosting a San Pedro Running Day 2010 on Saturday October 9.

Festival de la Copla 2010 The Festival la Copla 2010 will take place at the Palacio de Ferias y Congresos de Marbella on Friday October 1 at 10:00pm.

8th Alora soup festival 2010 The 8th Alora soup festival 2010 also known as Día de las Sopas Perotas will be taking place this year on Saturday October 2 starting at 12:00pm.

Feria de San Miguel Toerremolinos fair 2010 The Feria de San Miguel Torremolinos Fair 2010 will be taking place from Wednesday September 29 until Saturday October 2.

Cheese festival 2010 in Teba The Andalusian Artisan Cheese Festival 2010 in Teba (Feria Mercado del Queso Artesano de Andalucia) will be held this year from Friday October 1 to Sunday October 3...

More Marbella Events in OCTOBER 2010...

Tweet Marbella TweetMarbella is an informal meeting of local tweeps (Twitter.com users) for networking, socialising or curiosity into what Twitter is all about.

Germany Day 2010 in Marbella German Day 2010 in Marbella will be celebrated by the Marbella Town Hall on Sunday October 3.

Street-O Gala charity dinner The 1st Beneficial Gala of “Street-O” – the Charity in aid of Philippines’ street children, is being held on Saturday 2nd October at the Gran Hotel Guadalpin, Marbella.

Marbella Film Challenge 2010 The Marbella Film festival is proud to announce the launch of its annual 24 hour film challenge, as part of the 2010 festival fringe.

Ferias in Spain What are ferias in Spain?


Marbella Events in SEPTEMBER 2010

Forever King of Pop Michael Jackson Tribute Don´t miss FOREVER KING OF POP - a musical tribute to the Michael Jackson - at the Teatro Alameda in Malaga from September 30 until October 3.

Feria de San Miguel Toerremolinos fair 2010 The Feria de San Miguel Torremolinos Fair 2010 will be taking place from Wednesday September 29 until Saturday October 2.

Autumn shopping event at Magna Cafe If you want a more intimate shopping experience then don´t miss the Autumn shopping event at Magna Marbella September 29...

II Coin Multicultural Day Join the party at the II Coin Multicultural day taking place on Saturday September 25 starting at 11:00am at Plaza Alameda in Coin.

Activa Marbella Grand Comedy Gala and Dance Workshop The Marbella delegation of Social Wellbeing has organized a variety of activities for the Activa Marbella 2010 program...

Great British Weekend 2010 in Fuengirola The Great British Weekend 2010 in Fuengirola will be held on September 24 and 25 on the first floor of the Parque Miramar Shopping Centre...

MarbArt 2010 Marb Art 2010, also known as the VI Marbella International Contemporary Art Fair, will be held at the Palacio de Ferias y Congresos in Marbella...

More Marbella Events in JUNE 2010...

Tweet Marbella TweetMarbella is an informal meeting of local tweeps (Twitter.com users) for networking, socialising or curiosity into what Twitter is all about.

Social dressage competition at Estepona riding school The Estepona riding school Escuela de Arte Ecuestre de Costa del Sol is holding a social dressage competition on Saturday...

Festival Luna Mora in Guaro Some people were telling us about a festival with candles in the village of Guaro.

Marbella Masters 2010 The Puente Romano Tennis Club in Marbella will play host to the first ever Marbella Masters from 17-19 September.

Gibraltar National Day 2010 The gathering of the Community in red and white dress code is an important element of our National Day celebrations.

More Marbella Events in SEPTEMBER 2010...

Garden Fete in aid of ADANA A Garden Fete in aid of ADANA (Association for the Rights of Abandoned Animals) will be held on September 12...

International Theatre Studio charity show The International Theatre Studio is pleased to announce that our annual CHARITY NIGHT SHOW will be held at 6.30pm on Sunday 19th September...

Charity football tournament in San Pedro Costa Unida Football Club are pleased to announce that they are hosting a charity football tournament called The Foundation Cup ...

Tourism Day in Marbella and San Pedro Marbella Town Hall in conjunction with Marbella beach businesses is organizing Tourism Day "Moraga Popular" on September 9 at 8:30pm.

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Euro-African Raid passes through Marbella The Euro-African Raid, one of the greatest jet ski races, will pass through Marbella September 6...

Boney M Concert 2010 The Boney M Marbella Concert 2010 will be held on Saturday September 25th at the Castillo Sohail in Fuengirola.

La Quinta Golf & Country Club Don Joaquin Moya Angeler, (Club President) was delighted to re-open the recently renovated Course C at La Quinta Golf and Country Club.

Excursion to Tarifa Marbella town hall is organizing an excursion to visit the Estrecho Natural Park, whale watching in Tarifa and a visit to the dunes in Bolonia...

Grand Circus 2010 The Grand Circus Alaska 2010 is coming to Marbella on Friday September 3 until Tuesday September 7.

More Marbella Events in SEPTEMBER 2010...

Marb Art 2010 Marb Art 2010, also known as the VI Marbella International Contemporary Art Fair, will be held at the Palacio de Ferias y Congresos in Marbella from September 22 to 26.

Photo competition Vega del Mar 2010 The II Photo Competition Vega del Mar 2010 will be taking place starting September 19 from 10:00am to 8:00pm...

ADANA dog show in Estepona The annual ADANA dog show will be held 19 September 2010 at the Palacio de Congresos in Estepona.

Ferias in Spain What are ferias in Spain?


Marbella Events in AUGUST 2010

Marbella Latino Festival 2010 The Marbella Latino Festival 2010 will be held on August 28th at the Marbella Bullring Plaza de Toros.

IV oriental dance festival marbella The IV Velada de Oriente del Centro Histórico, an oriental dance festival organized by Sylvia Shazady, will be taking place in Marbella from August 27 to 29.

More Marbella Events in AUGUST 2010...

Marbella Food and Sun Festival 2010 The II edition of the Marbella Food and Sun Festival 2010 kicks off on August 22 and runs through until August 24...

Show jumping competition The Escuela de Arte Ecuestre in Estepona will be holding the First Annual league Regional Show Jumping Competition on Friday August 21 starting at 5:00pm.

Marbella International Film Festival 2010 The Marbella International Film Festival, are pleased to announce their summer screening program.

Vuelta Ciclista a España 2010 The cycling Tour of Spain, or Vuelta Ciclista a España 2010, will be taking place this year from August 28 until September 19.

What´s going on in Marbella in August for families? Activities, concerts, etc. during august, restaurant deal, etc.

Stock Fair Marbella 2010 The Stock Fair Marbella 2010 will take place at the Palacio de Congresos de Marbella on August 13, 14, and 15.

More Marbella Events in AUGUST 2010...

Beer and Cider Festival in Gibraltar As August turns up the heat it's time for some cool refreshment in the shape of the O'Reilly's Beer & Cider Festival 2010.

Reggae Festival in La Cala Check out the Reggae Festival live at La Cala de Mijas on Mijas Costa just 25 minutes from Marbella.

Summer events concerts 2010 The Summer Event Concerts 2010 will be held at El Castillo de la Duquesa in Manilva on Saturday 21st August 2010 at 9.00pm.

Marbella Family Fun Video Have you ever wanted to view what you can do in Marbella in a nutshell?

Kool & The Gang Marbella concert 2010 The Kool & The Gang Marbella concert 2010 will be held at the Puente Romano Tennis Club on August 6 at 10:00pm.

Obama family visit to Marbella Driving through San Pedro de Alcantara today I came across this huge billboard...

Rockin Marbella Summer Concert 20th August 2010 The latest concert to be announced for Marbella this year is the RockinMarbella concert to be held at the Puerto Banus bull ring on 20th August 2010.

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Santa Maria Charity Golf Tournament The Santa María Golf and Country Club is hosting a charity golf tournament in aid of the Malaga Foundation to Help Cancer Victim (FMAEC)...

Tivoli Circus 2010 The Tivoli Circus 2010 is now showing in San Pedro de Alcantara every day from Wednesday July 28 until Monday August 9. Show starts at 9:30pm.

13th International BMW Padel Cup The Nueva Alcantara Padel and Tennis Club in collaboration with Marbella town hall is hosting the the 13th International BMW Padel Cup from July 25 to August 1.

Marbella book fair 2010 The Marbella Book Fair 2010 takes place this year from July 23 until August 15 in the Paseo de la Alameda in Marbella. Literary discussions will be held at Cortijo Miraflores.

Jazz on the Beach in Marbella The Marbella Delegation of Culture and Education is organizing a series of concerts titled Jazz Frente al Mar (Jazz by the Sea), which are to be held alternatively on the promenades in Marbella and San Pedro de Alcántara.

Bossaball Tournament Marbella 2010 Marbella town hall has organized a Bossaball tournament on La Bajadilla beach in Marbella starting July 16 and running until August 15.

Summer nights concerts at hotel Villa Padierna If you are looking for an enchanting evening out then visit the Hotel Villa Padierna in Marbella where they are organizing summer night concerts in its very own Roman Amphitheatre.

13th National Show Jumping Competition 2010 2 star national show jumping competition on July 30th, 31st, and 1st of August.

Marbella Summer golf camp 2010 5 Day Kids Summer Golf Camps at Adam Freeman Golf Academy.

More Marbella Events in AUGUST 2010...

Marbella Summer Football Campus The I Marbella Football Campus Marbella 2010, a football summer academy, will be held in Marbella

ABBA summer concerty by Björn Again in Marbella Welcome to the Summer Spectacular Concert 2010!

Kidz Kingdom Summer schedule Kidz Kingdom indoor playground in Estepona will be hosting a series of different activities to entertain you and your children throughout the summer. Marbella events recommends!

Ferias in Spain What are ferias in Spain? Marbella events recommends!


Marbella Events in JULY 2010

Tivoli Circus 2010 The Tivoli Circus 2010 is now showing in San Pedro de Alcantara every day from Wednesday July 28 until Monday August 9. Show starts at 9:30pm.

Fifth Marbella Reggae Festival Don´t miss the fifth Marbella Reggae Festival on Saturday July 31 at 5:00pm at El Cable Beach under the east Marbella arch.

The Drifters Marbella Concert 2010 The R & B singing sensation The Drifters are coming to Marbella performing at the Buddha Beach Club on Saturday July 31.

13th International BMW Padel Cup The Nueva Alcantara Padel and Tennis Club in collaboration with Marbella town hall is hosting the the 13th International BMW Padel Cup from July 25 to August 1.

Marbella book fair 2010 The Marbella Book Fair 2010 takes place this year from July 23 until August 15 in the Paseo de la Alameda in Marbella. Literary discussions will be held at Cortijo Miraflores.

More Marbella Events in JULY 2010...

II International Piano Festival Veranoclasico Marbella The II International Piano Festival Veranoclasico Marbella 2010 is presenting a series of concerts at the Palacio de Congresos Marbella on July 28, 29 and 30th at 9:00pm.

Jazz on the Beach in Marbella The Marbella Delegation of Culture and Education is organizing a series of concerts titled Jazz Frente al Mar (Jazz by the Sea), which are to be held alternatively on the promenades in Marbella and San Pedro de Alcántara.

Bossaball Tournament Marbella 2010 Marbella town hall has organized a Bossaball tournament on La Bajadilla beach in Marbella starting July 16 and running until August 15.

Al Benson Band at Marbella Jazz Festival Marbella Family attended the concert of Al Benson at the Marbella 1st Jazz Festival and thoroughly enjoyed the music and meeting the artists.

Summer nights concerts at hotel Villa Padierna If you are looking for an enchanting evening out then visit the Hotel Villa Padierna in Marbella where they are organizing summer night concerts in its very own Roman Amphitheatre.

13th National Show Jumping Competition 2010 2 star national show jumping competition on July 30th, 31st, and 1st of August.

Virgen del Carmen festival The Virgen del Carmen Festival is held on July 16, however celebrations are often held before and after that day. Marbella events recommends!

Faithless charity concert marbella 2010 On July 31st 2010 the British band Faithless will be performing live at the Marbella Bullring in Puerto Banus at 6:00pm.

The Ten Tenors concert 2010 Marbella The Ten Tenors Concert 2010 Marbella will be held for one night only on July 16 at 10:00pm at the Marbella Bullring.

Julio Iglesias concert 2010 Malaga The Julio Iglesias concert 2010 Malaga is the only show performed in Spain in his 5 Continents tour titled Starry Night at the Malaga Bullring...

Flamenco show in Malaga restaurant Restaurante Vino Mío in calle Álamos in Málaga is holding flamenco performances to the public almost every evening in July.

More Marbella Events in JULY 2010...

World Cup Final 2010 in 3D How about watching the World Cup final 2010 Holland vs. Spain in 3D on the big screen?

Street-O Gala Charity Dinner POSTPONED! Unfortunately because of the time of year we have had so many of our friends and patrons unable to attend our July 17th Gala...

Seal Concert Marbella 2010 Don´t miss the Seal concert Marbella 2010 held at the Marbella bullring (Ctra. de Ojén, near La Cañada) on July 23 at 8:00pm. Marbella events recommends!

Las Chapas Feria 2010 Marbella Town Hall is organizing a complete and varied program for the Las Chapas Feria 2010 which is taking place July 9 to 11. Marbella events recommends!

Marbella International Jazz Festival 2010 The First International Jazz Festival in Marbella will take place from 20th to 26th July 2010 at the Marbella Municipal Football Stadium...

Cordoba Guitar Festival 2010 Don´t miss the 30th annual Guitar Festival in Cordoba, just a few hours from Marbella, which runs from July 6 to 25. Marbella events recommends!

Mijas Racecourse summer schedule Summer season kicks off in July at the Mijas Racecourse located just 20 minutes from Marbella.

More Marbella Events in JULY 2010...

Marbella Summer golf camp 2010 5 Day Kids Summer Golf Camps at Adam Freeman Golf Academy.

Marbella Summer Football Campus The I Marbella Football Campus Marbella 2010, a football summer academy, will be held in Marbella. Marbella events recommends!

IV International Capoeira Festival Marbella 2010 The IV International Capoeira Festival Marbella 2010 will be held for three consecutive days throughout various venues in Marbella...

Kidz Kingdom Summer schedule Kidz Kingdom indoor playground in Estepona will be hosting a series of different activities to entertain you and your children throughout the summer. Marbella events recommends!

Ferias in Spain What are ferias in Spain? Marbella events recommends!


Marbella Events in JUNE 2010

Energy of Money seminar in Fuengirola Subject: New Seminar: Saturday the 5th of June at 13:00!

Marbella International Art Festival Marbella’s Art Festival, Festival Internacional de Arte Marbella 2010, Needs Volunteers.

Marbella Monday market Please can you give, if possible, directions from the main street to where the market is?

More Marbella Events in JUNE 2010...

The Foundation of Friends Family Fun Day Join the fun and sports on June 13th. Marbella events recommends!

Marbella Feria 2010 The annual fair in Marbella called La Feria de San Barnabé is starting this month and will last all week long. Marbella events recommends!

Marbella Classic Car Show Classics on Wheels® Marbella’s first Classic Car Show organised and hosted by the American Classic Car Owners Club Costa del Sol in Puerto Banus featuring live entertainment...

More Marbella Events in JUNE 2010...

Marbella Art Fair 2010 The II Marbella International Art Festival will be held at La Alameda park and Avenida del Mar

Kidz Kingdom Summer schedule Kidz Kingdom indoor playground in Estepona will be hosting a series of different activities to entertain you and your children throughout the summer. Marbella events recommends!

Ferias in Spain What are ferias in Spain? Marbella events recommends!


Marbella Events in MAY 2010

La Virginia Spring fair On Sunday May 23, 2010 from 12:00pm till sunset La Virginia in Marbella is holding a Spring fair. Marbella events recommends!

Gourmet Festival with German Michelin star cook 5 Course Degustations Menu of Michelin Star Cook Frank Oehler.

Trading Post market Estepona Saturday morning is the ideal time to visit the Escuela de Arte Ecuestre Costa del Sol, where a lively market (rastro) is held. Marbella events recommends!


Marbella Events in APRIL 2010

Easter events in Marbella Do you know if there are any Easter events going on for children in Marbella? Marbella events recommends!


Marbella Events in MARCH 2010

Easter events in Marbella Do you know if there are any Easter events going on for children in Marbella? Marbella events recommends!


Marbella Events in FEBRUARY 2010

English movies in Marbella These are the listing for movies that are playing in Marbella and on the Coast. Marbella events recommends!

For information on local holidays and traditions see our forum on Marbella holidays


For information on sport camps for children see our forum on Marbella schools and camps. 


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