Pujerra : Chestnut Festival 29 October 2016

What : Chesnut Festival in Pujerra, Málaga

Where : Pujerra, Málaga, Spain, Inland Costa del Sol

When : 29 October 2016 till 30 October 2016

The arrival of autumn is the date on which the celebrations related to the chesnut take place. Every year in late October or early November it is celebrated in Pujerra, located in the Serrania de Ronda. The Chestnut Festival, which coincides with the day of the patron saint of the town, the Virgin of Fatima.


Fiesta de la castaña Pujerra 2016

Fiesta de la castaña Pujerra 2016

Normally, the holiday is usually done when the collection of the Chesnut is finished.

Fiesta de la castaña Pujerra 2016

Fiesta de la castaña Pujerra 2016

During this holiday you can enjoy music and dancing in the streets of the town, as well as tasting more than 50 dishes made with chestnuts and accompanied by anise or brandy. In addition, you can visit many places where clothes and typical tools in collecting the fruit are shown.
Fiesta de la castaña Pujerra 2016

Fiesta de la castaña Pujerra 2016



10:00 Launch rockets announcing the start of the 14th CHESTNUT FESTIVAL AND VIRGIN OF FATIMA 2016.

11:00 Diana and Parade, with the performance of the verdiales OF PARAUTA.

12:00 official opening speech of the 14th edition of the Chestnut Festival, by D. CARLOS DELGADO MORALES Gaspar.

13:00 Delivery Chesnut of the year award 2016 to the adult group of theater.

15:00 Fair day enlivened by the “MALACAI” groups and “ROMPEOLAS”.

15:00 Afternoon free access at the Chestnut Museum.

17:30 gastronomic tasting of products made with chestnuts in the Plaza de la Iglesia.

18:00 Traditional TOSTÓN CHESTNUT accompanied by anise and sweet wine.

20:00 MEMORIAL to the Association of Friends of Cadiz by its X Collaboration and Promotion of the Chestnut Festival.

Fiesta de la castaña Pujerra 2016

Fiesta de la castaña Pujerra 2016


10:00 rocket fire.

11:30 Celebration of Holy Mass in honor of Our Lady of Fatima, patroness of Pujerra.

12:00 PROCESSION in honor of our Patron, accompanied by the Band of Pujerra.

FAIR DAY 16:00 enlivened by the “MALACAI” group.

16:00 Afternoon open at the Chestnut Museum.

17:00 SPECIAL TOSTÓN variety “Chestnut pilonga”.

18:00 End party with hot chocolate and churros.




Yunquera : Wine and Chestnut Fair 2016

Where : Yunquera, Málaga Costa del Sol Inland

What : Wine and Chestnut Fair

When : 22 October 2016 till 23 October 2016

Yunquera, every October, pays homage to the chestnut fruit typical of autumn and base of  its traditional cuisine, and exquisite wine from grapes raised in the cold lands of the Sierra de las Nieves.

Yunquera Fiesta Vino y Castaña 2016

Yunquera Fiesta Vino y Castaña 2016

Roasted chestnuts in syrup, cooked, candied or just picked directly from the tree, and a good wine, sweet wine, pink or white, all alive with the music of the verdiales, attract hundreds of people that day.

Yunquera Fiesta Vino y Castaña 2016

Yunquera Fiesta Vino y Castaña 2016

The party starts in the square where more than twenty stalls offer from the serrano products like strawberry, cold meats or oil, to the traditional pottery of the region, and continues with various activities such as cooking contest, the stepping of the grape, and tasting the typical dish of Yunquera, the” malcocinao”, made from chickpeas, bacon, tripe, chorizo and morcilla.



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Pizarra : X Fiesta de la Tapa 2016 : Tapas Route

where : pizarra

when . 14,15,16 October 2016

What : X Ruta de la Tapa of Pizarra

Provincial Tourist Singularity Event

Pizarra, in the Valle del Gudalhorce, celebrates its Tapas Route every October. During a weekend products from their gardens, among others, become protagonists of a party seeking momentum and promotion of the culture of the tapas, presenting the main pizarreño bars and restaurants.

ruta de la tapa pizarra

During the day you can buy a “passport” to go completing stamps on each of the participating establishments and to get different prizes and gifts.

Also, and according to popular vote, the bars and restaurants of the route will be graced with different distinctions, such as the best tapa, best service or prize for the most original tapa.


Route Map : here

Passport : here

General info : here




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Mijas : Feria Virgen de la Peña 2016 : 08/09/2016

The first half of September Mijas village fair in honor of its patron saint, the Virgen de la Peña is celebrated with an extensive program of cultural and festive music, and sports. The festivities start with a Grand Parade of Giants through the main streets of Mijas, accompanied by bands and queens of the fairs of Mijas, Las Lagunas and La Cala with their bridesmaids, and ending with a children’s party in the Municipal Caseta.

The day of the patron saint of Mijas (September 8) and after the traditional floral offering to the Virgin, performed a solemn procession

feria de mijas 2016 inland properties

feria de mijas 2016 inland properties

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Málaga : Virgen de la Victoria Day : 08/09/2016

What : Virgen de la Victoria Day

Where : Málaga Virgen de la Victoria Sanctuary and Málaga Center

When : 8th September 2016

On the occasion of his event, the last Sunday in August its image moves from the Basilica and Real Sanctuary of Santa Maria de la Victoria to the Holy Cathedral Basilica of Malaga where its worshipped with a “novena” preach . To this assists people of all ages, children, and members of the brotherhood who come to see their mistress.

Virgen de la Victoria Sanctuary

Virgen de la Victoria Sanctuary

Then on 8 September a procession in which the image is carried from the cathedral to the Santuario de la Victoria, temple where it usually is located.

Day Schedule :

11.00: Solemn Pontifical Mass presided by the Bishop of Málaga Jesus E. Catalá. Before the start of the celebration of Mass, the City of Málaga makes an offer of daylilies to the front of the throne of the Virgin.

12.30: popular offer at the main facade of the cathedral. These flowers adorn the throne, the chapel of the Basilica de la Victoria, or are used for the shower of petals during the procession. This event will be enlivened by various groups of folk dances.

Virgen de la Victoria

Virgen de la Victoria

19.30: Procession of the Virgen de la Victoria. The procession will start from the “Puerta de las cadenas” at the Cathedral Basilica, in order to reach this place at 23.00. It then will continue for the Patio de los Naranjos, Santa Maria, Molina Lario, Plaza del Obispo, Molina Lario, Strachan, Torre de Sandoval, Marqués de Larios, Plaza de la Constitucion, Granada, Plaza de Spinola, Calderería, Uncibay Square, Casapalma, Cárcer, Alamos, Plaza de la Merced (side West and North), Victoria, Victory square (Garden of the Apes), Compass and the Victoria Sanctuary to reach the temple.

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