Who loves good food? Yes, you do! Every year Almuñécar holds a foodie event called the Feria Gastronomica in Majuelo Park. Be prepared to sample the delicious food from each of the stalls and also partake in a few beverages as well. It isn’t just about food and drinks though. No, you will also be very entertained and this is just one of the annual events which are the sign that summer is on the way.
What is a Feria Gastronomica?
It’s a food festival! Time for you to sample many gastronomic delights. Since 1998 Almuñécar has been hosting this event in Majuelo Park. It is part of the bigger campaign to support gastronomic tourism in Spain. Usually at least 30 local companies participate in the gastronomic feria. From hotels to restaurants, each will have a dedicated booth this event, to promote their establishments and show off their culinary skills.
The objective of the event is to promote the hospitality sector of Almuñécar – La Herradura, relying on the quality of its products, showing off the richness of the gastronomic skills of the municipality. You will also be able to enjoy many performances, dances, workshops, and music with a very festive atmosphere. This is a much an anticipated tourist attraction each year, with people coming from all over the region and coastal Spain.
When is the Feria Gastronomica?
It is usually a 3-day event the first weekend in June, dates may vary depending on other events. In 2019, it will be held from Friday through Sunday, May 31-June 2 in El Majuelo Parque.
XXI Feria Gastronomica de Almuñécar
El Majuelo Park
May 31 – June 2, 2019
The 2020 program will be available in late May 20202, events are always around the second week of June.
The Town Hall of Almuñécar and the Costa Tropical Hotel Association presents the 21st annual Gastronomic Fair (XXI Feria Gastronomica)! Held each year at El Majuelo Park, with free admission.
Friday, May 31 from 12:00 to 18:00 & 20:00 to 24:00
Saturday, June 1 from 12:00 to 18:00 & 20:00 to 24:00
Sunday, June 2 from 12:00 to 18:00 (we haven’t confirmed night hours on Sunday)
The XXI Gastronomic Fair of Almuñécar will have 20 different booths with delicious delights. It will be held at El Majuelo Park, from May 31 to June 2, with free admission.
In 2019 the participants will be:
Mesón Mari y Miguel, Pizzería Da Mario, Taberna Ayer, Gastrobar De la Flor, El Puchero de Helena, Heladería-Cafetería Daniel, Bar Bikini, Bar La Choza, Carpe Diem, Bar El Lerele, La Despensa de la Abuela, El Puchero Verde, Mesón Gala, Restaurante Árbol Blanco, Restaurante Salazón y La Mar de Gambas- Hotel Carmen.
In addition, there will be booths for Bodega Dinastía de Vivancos, Festival of Blues of La Herradura and an information booth for Asociación of Hosteleros of the Tropical Valley
This is a great way to promote and showcase one of the most outstanding sectors in tourism, Almuñécar gastronomy. This will allow customers to get to know the different local establishments and what they have to offer in Costa Tropical.
Contests, raffles, and tastings will be held throughout the celebration, so come participate! The Association has also advised each establishment to have dishes between 3 and 6 euros, as a guide. Of course, it will depend on the cost of the products.
It’s time to tickle those tastebuds and enjoy a wonderful day at the park!
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