We list the holidays in the spring – summer season in Estepona. Also those that are celebrated by custom with some special act, Institutional or social.
May 3: Pilgrimage San Isidro Labrador.
08:00 h Pilgrimage and pilgrimage in honor of San Isidro Labrador / Departure from the Church of San José to Los Pedregales. Park “San Isidro Labrador”
May 12 to 17: Fair in honor of San Isidro Labrador
May 15: San Isidro Labrador. Field pattern
The fiestas of San Isidro de Estepona are probably the most popular in this municipality, along with the July fair. This party has recently been declared of tourist interest. The streets of the old town are covered with ferns and palm trees and the houses are decorated with products from the field and pots; huts of cane are mounted where to taste in the shade typical food and a cold beer. In the afternoon there is a cavalcade of decorated country chariots.
June 23: Burning of the mustaches of San Juan.
July 7 to 12: Major Holidays.
During one week work life almost completely stops in this town, since a very high percentage of the population launches fully to celebrate their Fair. During the day there are numerous open bars, there is a lot of color in the streets where neighbors and visitors come together to enjoy chamomile wine, music and dancing. At night, the fun moves to the fairground, with numerous booths and attractions for all ages.
July 16: Virgen del Carmen. Patron of the sea.
Festivities Virgen del Carmen Coronada Estepona
The Virgin of Carmen festivity on July 16, the patron saint of sailors, is celebrated in all the municipalities of the Costa del Sol. The Virgin is carried through the streets and the promenade and then taken to the sea, to bless the waters , accompanied by innumerable boats.
August 15: Assumption of the Virgin Mary.
Popular procession of this Virgin, old patron of Estepona, through the streets of the town.