What’s On in March

Pathway In Velez-Malaga

March 2019 is here. The days are slowly starting to hot up and spring is definitely in the air. From sporting activities to art exhibitions, food and wine events, flamenco and carnival celebrations, here’s our pick of a few of the best things going on in the Axarquia in March.

Foodie Treats

10th March: Gastro Market – Paseo de Larios, Torre del Mar

Mercado de Queso, Torre del Mar

9th March: Ruta del Queso y del Vino de los Galvez in Macharaviaya

Ruta del Queso y del Vino de la Axarquia

8th March – 7th Abril: Tapas Route in Torre del Mar

torre del mar tapas route poster

For more information on the Torre del Mar tapas route, see here.

23rd & 24th March: Riogordo Tapas Route

Riogordo Tapas Route


1st March – 26th April: Julio Lopez Hernandez – CAC in Velez-Malaga

CAC Julio Lopez Hernandez

19th Feb – 14th March: Maren Wellendorf – El Posito in Velez-Malaga

Art at the Posito

Throughout March: Women’s Month Exhibition at the MVVEL in Velez-Malaga

Women's Month MVVEL

MVVEL (1 Calle Doctor Eduardo Jiménez Pohey, Velez-Malaga 29700). For more information see here.


7th March: Juan Meneses – Thursday Flamenco Nights at the Peña Flamenca Niño de Vélez (Velez-Malaga)

juan meneses flamenco

8th March: The Magnificent Seven – A Female Flamenco Performance – Teatro del Carmen, Velez-Malaga

Flamenco at Teatro del Carmen, Velez-Malaga

Every Friday – Flamenco Abierto Axarquia in Velez-Malaga

flamenco abierto performing in velez-malaga

For more information on this month’s Flamenco Abierto nights, see here.

7th, 14th, 21st March: Conferences & Concerts at the MVVEL in Velez-Malaga

Thursday's at MVVEL

Fitness & Sports

9th March: Jet-ski Racing Championship – Playa El Playazo in Nerja

Jetski Championships in Nerja

10th March: 6km Run in Torrox

6km Run Torrox

16th March: Cycling in Canillas de Aceituno

Cycling competition in Canillas de Aceituno

16th March: Hike up La Maroma from Canillas de Aceituno

Hiking up La Maroma

17th March: Dia del Pedal (Day of the Bike) in Torre del Mar/Velez-Malaga

Dia del Pedal, Velez-Malaga

Sets off from the Paseo Andalucia in Velez-Malaga or Complejo Deportivo del Paseo Maritimo in Torre del Mar.

31st March: Triathlon in Torre del Mar

Triathlon Torre del Mar


2nd – 3rd March: Carnival in Torre del Mar & Nerja

Carnival Nerja

10th March: Carnival in Almachar & Totalan

Carnaval Totalan y Almachar

Travel Deeper – Get to Really Know the Axarquia

Daily Trips with Oletrips

Guided tours of the Axarquia

(Oletrips’ trips include your guide, transport and often food. See more here.)

If you have any questions about what’s going on in the Axarquia, feel free to get in touch – mivelezmalagadotcom@gmail.com. Alternatively, check out our Facebook page for more of what’s happening in the area.

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