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Nerja Carnival

  • Carnival
  • Carnavales


The CARNIVAL takes place over a four day period (three days and an evening at least) in the week just before the start of Lent.

The first day events (open speech and shows) will take place in the cultural center from 9pm. The 2nd day brings the competitions for the best fancy dress in the various categories for both adults and children.

The 3rd you will see all the winning costumes from the competition and music shows and the last day “ El entierro del Chanquete”, a slow march with participants dressed in bleack, wailing and displaying their sadness at the death of the fish.