Dancing at the San Miguel Romería in Torremolinos on Sunday.
Torremolinos. Last Sunday’s ‘romería’ pilgrimage in Torremolinos was a foretaste of the festivities now under way as part of the San Miguel fair that kicked off on Wednesday.
Until Sunday the town will be celebrating in honour of its patron saint, Archangel Michael, whose image will be carried in procession through the streets on the feast day itself, September 29th from 7pm.
Festivities include music,dancing and traditional food in the town centre from around 2pm each day. After dark events move to the fairground with entertainment, concerts and the usual rides and attractions from 9pm until late.
-Music in the streets. Every afternoon from 2pm in Plaza San Miguel and rest of town centre.
-Concerts. Príncipe de Asturias theatre: Friday 27th 11pm, Pitingo (flamenco-fusion). Saturday 28th, Copla 11pm. Sunday 29th José Lucena (flamenco dance) from 11pm.
-Bullfight. Saturday 28th, 6pm in the bullring.
-Religious procession. Sunday 29th, 7pm
Vélez-Málaga. Archangel Michael is also the patron saint of Vélez-Málaga where the festivities got under way on Tuesday.
This Friday, Saturday and Sunday local dance groups will be performing in the town centre from around 2pm with entertainment and concerts on the fairground after dark. The fairground also hosts a horse show this evening and the traditional horse ribbon race onSaturday.
Istán and Benarrabá will also be celebrating in honour of San Miguel this weekend.
-Music in the streets. Around 2.30 to 7pm in Plaza de las Carmelitas, Paseo de Andalucía and Plaza delCarmen, Fri, Sat & Sun
-Concerts. In the ‘Caseta Oficial’ on the fairground: Auryn, on Friday 27th from 11.45pm. 7 euros. ‘Se Llama Copla’ 10pm onSaturday 28th.
-Horses on the fairground. Friday 27th, ‘Sentir Ecuestre’ show, 7pm. Saturday 28th Ribbon Race from 4pm. Sunday 29th horse and carriage show at 4pm.