Malaga’s ‘La Noche en Blanco’ (White Night) has established itself as one the city’s most important cultural events. On Saturday 14th May – from 8:00pm to 02:00am – all who visit the Costa del Sol’s capital will be treated to an unbelievable selection of free cultural activities.
This years event will have 250 different activities (more than 20% more than last year) and spread out over 107 different locations throughout the city. All the activities are grouped into seven categories and themes:
- Art, Museums and Exhibitions
- Artistic performances. Urbanand Street actions
- Visual Arts
- Literary and Scenic Arts
- For the ‘stars’ of your home
- Extraordinary Visits & Activities
This year’s main theme is the stars. With impressive Urban style actions and performances, a special children’s section (the stars of your home) taking place in the trendy Soho area of the city, live music concerts and performances throughout the city streets and many forms of unique artistic interpretations, Málaga city centre will become a cultural treasure chest for all who visit.
The cultural festival takes place from 8:00pm to 02:00am on Saturday 14th May; Six hours in which visitors to the city will be able to enjoy free access to all the planned events and activities, including entrances to some of the most popular museums!
Quick tip: six hours is not long enough to see all the attractions and events so, if you’re thinking of going to the ‘White Night’, make sure you plan your itinerary beforehand. Some of the activities may require reservations as availability is limited.
Here are some of the activities we recommend:
- Panoramic night tour of Malaga city: The tourist bus will take you on a wonderful journey to see the city’s most famous land marks. (Tickets are just €2). From 10pm.
- Chenoa concert at 9:15pm in Plaza de la Constitución.
- Night time visit to Malaga’s Alcazaba Fortress: From 9pm and entrance is free. Please note that entrances are handed out from 9am on Friday 13th May at the Alcazaba’s main reception (max. 4 tickets per person)
- Visit the city’s main museums and galleries including: The Pompidou Centre, The Russian Museum of St. Petersburg, The Carmen Thyssen Museum and the spectacular Picasso Museum.
Feeling adventurous and want to head straight in to Málaga on Saturday evening to explore this cultural festival? You’ll be happy to know that there are two special information points where you can find out everything about the event.
The first is located in Calle Larios and the second in the ‘Archivo Histórico Municipal’ which is on the main avenue near the Alameda.
For more information about Malaga’s White Night, please ask at the Sunset Beach Club leisure desk located on the 6th floor of the hotel.
Enjoy this superb cultural experience and let us know what you thought in the comments below 😉