Festivities and folklore
In the month of February there is a parade that goes through the town of Nerja and fills its streets with color and happiness. Anyone can participate, so you know, choose your costume and come!
In February there is a non-competitive bicycle race through Nerja in which the whole town goes. Perfect day to stay with family or friends and enjoy with the bike!
In the months of March and April (depending on the liturgical calendar) the annual Christian commemoration of the Passion, Death and Resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth takes place. Masses and processions are performed through the streets of Nerja.
THE CROSS FESTIVITY IN MAY
In May there is an exhibition of floral monuments adorned with hand-shawls and other furnishings to the taste of the decorator to embellish the altars. The exhibition is accompanied by music, folkloric dance, and gastronomic dishes, such as "Arropía", which is Miel de Caña, simmered and then kneaded.
VIRGIN DEL CARMEN
July 16 Day of veneration to our Patron of the Sea
FAIR OF NERJA
October. Celebration to mark the festivity of the patrons of Nerja: San Miguel Arcángeles and the Virgen de las Angustias. Both men and women dress in typical Andalusian regional costumes.
On May 15, a pilgrimage begins with a Rociera mass and then a fruit offering is made in the Church of El Salvador, in the Balcón de Europa. The village dresses in typical Andalusian folk costumes and they walk behind the saint Isidro until they reach the Hermitage near the Caves of Nerja.
This festival takes place during the night of June 24 and the day of 25. Popular verbena that is celebrated on the beach with a bonfire and food. On the 23rd at 12 o'clock in the evening the popular "juas" are burned and the young people jump over the bonfire and bathe in the sea asking for 3 wishes. On the 24th, families and friends spend the day on the beach eating our traditional Espetos de Sardina and Tortas de San Juan.
Every year, the Hotel Perla Marina celebrates the New Year with live music and a guaranteed quality dinner. Check our prices.