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San Miguel in Vélez-Málaga

Young dancers at last year’s fair.
Young dancers at last year’s fair. / E.C.
  • Vélez-Málaga's Feria de San Miguel starts on Tuesday 26 September and will take place in the town centre during the day and in the fairground next to El Ingenio shopping centre during the evening.

Vélez-Málaga’s fair, its Feria de San Miguel, starts on Tuesday 26 September and will take place during the day in the town centre, and in particular in Plaza de Las Carmelitas, Plaza del Carmen, El Paseo Andalucía and Calle Las Tiendas.

The evening events will be held in the fairground next to the El Ingenio shopping centre.

The official start will take place on the evening of 26 September in the Plaza de las Carmelitas and the night feria will officially start the following evening at 9pm with a ceremony to switch on the lights.

Highlights for this year’s festival include performances by the Danish orchestra in Plaza de las Carmelitas and a performance from Rosario Flores on 29 September. Friday 29th is a holiday in the town and in all the villages pertaining to Vélez-Málaga.

There will be a number of gastronomy workshops and tastings of local products throughout the fair, as well as activities for children, older people and live music from other bands in the various ‘casetas’, or bars, around the town and at the fairground.

The feria will end on 1 October. For a full programme and timings visit: www.velezmalaga.es.