Don’t miss it! Malaga Christmas Lights

What’s Christmas in Malaga like? What will be open? What can we see and do? When do the Christmas lights go on? It’s one of the biggest Malaga events and one we get lots of questions on. To answer them, we thought the best thing was to create a Christmas in Malaga FAQs blog post. If the answer to your question isn’t here, let us know and we’ll add it in! 

Read more on: https://www.guidetomalaga.com/events-in-malaga/christmas-in-malaga/all-you-need-to-know-about-christmas-in-malaga/

The lights are switched on every evening over the Christmas period between 6.30pm and midnight (2am at weekends, 24th and 31st December and 5th January.

Festive drones 

120 drones will be providing some festive fun over Malaga Port at 8.30pm on the following dates: 3, 4, 6, 7 and 9 December and on 23 December at 7.30pm. The best place to see the drones doing their thing is from the Palmeral de las Sorpresas, Plaza de la Marina, Muelle Uno and from the walkway up to the Gibralfaro. 

Read more about getting around Malaga by bike here, by bus here and by car and metro here.

Christmas lights in the Botanical Gardens

The Christmas garden returns to the lovely botanical gardens for another year. The 2022 edition is called Stela, A Journey to the East, based on the Wise Men’s journey through Persia, Babylonia and then to Bethlehem. All lighting is LED this year in keeping with the national push to save energy, but expect a stunning show combining the gardens, its monuments and lights. 

Cirque du Soleil on ice

This world-famous circus group return to Malaga during December to perform Crystal, all the usual breath-taking acrobatics and stunning mise-en-scene, but this time on ice. The arena at the Martin Carpena Sports Stadium will become an ice rink for 9 days from 11 to 18 December. Tickets cost from €35 and are available online here.

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