Semana Santa is the main celebration for the town with parades and contests and street music competitions, musical groups and choruses, etc..
Festividad en honor de San José, with fiestas in Triana, feria in Cajiz and Romeria in Chilches.
Various festivals are held in the different towns of Vélez-Málaga:
Sagrado Corazón de Jesús, Almayate
Inmaculada Concepción, in Cabrilla
Virgen del Carmen, in Torre del Mar
Marinera en honor a la Virgen del Carmen, in Caleta de Vélez
San José de Triana and Virgen de los Remedios in Vélez-Málaga.
The Cruz del Cordero in the historic district is celebrated on the 3rd May which commemorates the conquest of Velez-Malaga by the Catholic Monarchs. You can also visit the exhibition of popular street crossings for the old city.
The Feria de El Trapiche in honor of its patron, San Isidro Labrador, is also celebrated this month.
La noche de San Juan on the beaches of Torre del Mar is celebrated with traditional bonfires, performances and sardines in addition to the Ferias of Triana and Los Puertas.
Almayate celebrate in the last days of may the feria in honor of San Pedro.
The Summer Ferias are held in Caleta de Vélez, Benajarafe, Santiago and Santa Ana of Torre del Mar, in addition to the Veladilla del Carmen in Vélez-Málaga.
On the 16th July the festivity of Virgen del Carmen patron saint of sailors takes place. Processions are held near the sea in the neighborhood of Las Melosas of Caleta de Vélez, Benajarafe and Almayate.