What's On In Vélez

Feria de San Miguel, Bunting

Spring Music Festival

POSTPONED AND RE-ARRANGED FOR 24TH JUNE Spring is here, and to celebrate Velez-Malaga is putting on a music festival in the Fortaleza castle. What is it? An open-air music...…

Dia de la Morcilla – Canillas de Aceituno

One for the foodies is the annual festival of morcilla in picturesque Canillas de Aceituno. The festival, which is in honour of the Virgen de la Cabeza, revolves around...…

Flamenco Abierto Presents… El Pulga

Flamenco Abierto’s cycle of high-quality music continues this Friday after a break for Semana Santa with Miguel Iglesias and the well-known Seville cantaor El Pulga. What is it? A top-class...…

Where to See Velez-Malaga’s Semana Santa

Holy Week or Semana Santa is a huge celebration throughout Andalucia. The pageantry which takes place is something that takes a lot of dedication, practice and faith.  It’s a dramatic,...…

Ajobacalao Demonstration

Nothing says ‘Easter in Velez’ like ajobacalao, a delicious dish traditionally made in the run-up to Semana Santa. To reflect its cultural importance, the town has started celebrating it with events...…

Torre del Mar Tapas Route

With the arrival of spring comes Torre del Mar’s Tapas Route, a month-long festival of eating and drinking in which more than 20 bars will take part. Where is...…

Pilgrimage

A pilgrimage takes place in Velez-Malaga each May (19th and 20th May 2018) in honour of the town’s patron saint, the Virgin of los Remedios. She has been the patron...…

Guitar Festival

For an entire week during July (exact timings seemingly change each year but it’s invariably from mid-late July), both Spanish and international guitarists descend on Velez-Malaga to test their...…