If there is one good thing about the south of Spain, it is its pleasant temperatures in autumn, especially in the month of October. Malaga has become in recent years a very touristy place, and the truth is, with all the reason in the world.
That is why October is one of the best months to visit the city if you have the chance. This month of October is one of the best months of the year to take advantage of a special getaway to Malaga as there are many fun activities for all ages to enjoy your visit to this beautiful city. Do you want to know more? Read on and find out what to see in Malaga in October.
What to see in Malaga in October
The Perotas Soups Day in Álora
The day of the sopas perotas, this is one of the most unique festivals that is celebrated in Malaga on the first Saturday of October, the festival of the Sopas Perotas, takes place in the peculiar village of Alora, in the northwest of the region. It is a great gastronomic festival where the village celebrates this day with authentic and very original or classic Malaga recipes. If it sounds good, imagine how good it tastes. It is held in the Plaza Baja de la Despedía with a great programme of activities as well as tasting the delicious gastronomy of the area throughout the day.
Artisan Cheese Fair in Teba
Whether you are a fan of Spanish gastronomy or not, the Artisan Cheese Fair in Teba is not to be missed. It was declared of tourist interest by the Provincial Council of Malaga and is held on the first weekend of October, making it one of the most important gastronomic cheese fairs in Spain, with the participation of more than 40 cheese dairies.
This original fair gives back to the city of Malaga the air of an authentic and traditional market for a weekend. On these dates there are also competitions among the local residents who are dedicated to making a variety of sweets and cheeses. It is certainly a beautiful and entertaining spectacle.
Closing of the season at Nikki Beach Marbella
Malaga is characterised by its good atmosphere, friendliness, cordiality as well as a variety of activities with which you can make the most of your trip. Traditional parties, but also modern ones. Don’t miss the Nikki Beach Marbella closing party on the 2nd of October. An impressive open-air disco beach club where you can enjoy a few drinks with friends and say goodbye to the summer in this beautiful place. The party is decorated with that beach vibe full of palm trees, white colours and a huge swimming pool. Enjoy the amazing party to say goodbye to the hot summer.
If there is one thing that characterises Andalusia, it is its passion for this type of varied festivities, such as the Fuengirola Rosary Fair. At the beginning of October they also celebrate the patron saint festivities in honour of the Virgen del Rosario. These are curious festivities where horses are the main protagonists, showing off their eye-catching harnesses, as well as dancing and flamenco singing in the different stalls at the fairgrounds. This is certainly one of the fiestas with an authentic Andalusian flair.
The Nerja fair is also held in mid-October. A perfect opportunity to get to know in depth the traditions and popular festivities of Andalusia. You can enjoy concerts, attractions, fireworks, parades, musical performances and many more cultural activities. The scariest night of the year is also celebrated in the city. Halloween in Malaga is full of varied activities to have a great time. Activities for the little ones but also for adults, where admiring the original costumes is a real event.
The Circus of Horrors in Malaga
The Circus of Horrors Malaga arrives on the 28th of October with the show “Bacchanal” at the Fairgrounds, which lasts until the 13th of November. It is an avant-garde show, contemporary circus and cabaret with acrobatics, contortionism, Pole Dance and ribbons.
White Night in Malaga
With the White Night in Malaga is a different way to experience culture in a different way. Visit museums, monuments, concerts and enjoy free activities at night. A very special and different activity to live in Malaga, this will be held on October 8th.
If you are thinking about a getaway, these are some of the plans that you can do in Malaga in October and enjoy the good weather that this month offers us, the culture of the area and get to know the beautiful city with history and charm.