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Christmas lighting in Malaga, an event you should not miss if visiting the province from November the 29th in advance, day in which the switching on of the lights takes place.

Every year locals and visitors are surprised with a new lighting design, Calle Larios is dressed in gala with thousands of organized led lights organized, in addition there is a large Christmas tree made of thousands of led bulbs in the Plaza de la Constitución, a beautiful tree of light.

Lighting in Málaga is one of the most impressive in Europe, and the company in charge of it also distribute Christmas lighting throughout the world. This year the lighting is called “The Christmas Forest”.

Switching on and off of the lighting in Malaga centre

The spectacular evening lighting dress of this emblematic street of Malaga is an event, we are waiting the switching on to show you in our blog.

Switching on of the lighting was on November the 29th, switching off is usually on January the 5th.

What is the best time to visit the lights?

There are lights and music shows at 6:30 pm, 8:00 pm and at 9:30 pm every day.

Music show

If you enjoy listening to the typical Christmas songs while watching the light show, here you are the list:

  • All I want for Christmas is you by Mariah Carey
  • Kingle Bell Rock by Hilary Duff
  • Never Back Down by Battlecry
  • En Navidad by participants of OT Academy tv show.

Evolution of Christmas lights in Malaga

Do you want to get an idea of how the Malaga Christmas lighting has evolved? It was much different years ago.

Malaga Christmas lights
Christmas lights in 2019 / 2020


Malaga Christmas lights in 2017
Malaga Christmas lights in 2017 / 2018


2015/2016 – Christmas lights


2014 – Christmas lights in Malaga

The feeling under the lights in 2014 was like being inside a very big cathedral.


People visiting Christmas lights in 2013

In 2013 the design made you feel under a classic ceiling with a hanging and ornamental torch.


Lights in 2012

Designs became more complexed from the year 2011 in advance as we can see in the image above.


Photo of Christmas lights in 2008


Christmas tree at Plaza de la Constitución and lights in 2004


Christmas lights were more simple years ago.


Years ago the lighting was much more simple than today, will you miss the lighting in Malaga in 2019? Who knows how they will be the next year…the switching on of the lights is a big event not to miss.


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