Stumbled on this Feria completely by chance during a visit to Malaga. Everyone was having fun and It is a very funny place, I recommend visiting Malaga during the feria. You will have fun for sure!!
Feria de Malaga
Malaga Fair in August / - Feria Facts & dates
The Malaga Fair, in Spanish Feria de Malaga, is a festival that takes place in two areas; one during the day is located in the downtown area of Malaga and the night fair which takes place at Cortijo de Torres. With an audience of about 2 million visitors, the Malaga Fair is an important event on the Costa del Sol. During the fair you can enjoy a large number of events and activities for all ages and free performances by various artists. The reason of the Malaga Fair comes from the conquest of the city and its incorporation into the ancient kingdom of Castile August 19, The council subsequently decided to hold a celebration on August 15, ; an event which from the following year was held on August 19 where took place a procession with the royal standard with which had been conquered Malaga, starting from the Cathedral of Malaga to the church of Santiago where a Mass was celebrated. The Malaga Fair has been held in various locations throughout its history, from Pier Heredia port of Malaga , the park of Malaga, Teatinos Located in a different location than the Day Fair, at Cortijo de Torres, the Night Fair is characterized by the large number of rides for all ages and a more comfortable temperature as during the day fair.
The annual Malaga city fair in August is an exuberant week-long street party with plenty of flamenco and 'fino' sherry. The fair commemorates the re-conquest of the city by Isabella and Ferdinand in and traditionally runs for a week from Saturday to Sunday inclusive over the third week in August. The following day the people take to the streets, the women in flouncy flamenco dresses, to dance, drink and, generally, make merry. The traditional dance of Andalucia is called 'Sevillanas' comprising four distinct dances with plenty of finger-clicking, foot-stomping and, above all, feeling.
The Malaga fair commemorates the city's capture by the Catholic Monarchs in August , and is celebrated with a range of activities such as competitions, performances and concerts, held in the fairground of El Real. Other venues throughout the city host a variety of different events and functions as part of the festivities. For example, the official speech marking the opening of the festivities is pronounced on the beaches of La Malagueta; the port is the site of a fireworks display; and the park and the Plaza de la Marina square host various different kinds of concerts. The programme of bullfights for the fair features a novillada bullfight with young bulls with picadors and a mounted bullfight, as well as regular bullfights in the La Malagueta bullring.