La Herradura Puppet Festival 2022

Each summer, we can all experience the annual La Herradura Puppet Festival!  We will share with you all of the details with you below.

Each summer, we can all experience the annual La Herradura Puppet Festival!  Suitable for everyone, we will share all of the details with you. Read more on

La Herradura Puppet Festival 

La Herradura Puppet Festival 2022


July 28 – 31, 202

It is celebrated between at the end of July or early August each year.  It is held in the Plaza Nueva de La Herradura, with free admission!  It is fun for the entire family on those summer nights in La Herradura.

This annual event is usually held mid-to-late August.  Everyone will love the puppet and magic shows!
For 2022, there will be four different performances, suitable for all audiences.

July 28, Thursday    Caperucita Roja (Little Red Ridinghood) , Teatro de Pocas Lucas
July 29, Friday          workshop at 20:30 by Bambino Teatro
July 29, Friday         
Los tres cerditios (Three Little Pigs), David Zuazola
July 30, Saturday     Peneque y la Planta Carnivora (Peneque and the Carnivores Plant), Miguel Pino Puppet Company
July 31, Sunday        Peneque el tesoro perdid (Peneque and the Lost Treasure), Miguel Pino

Where is it located?

The annual La Herradura Puppet Festival is performed on the stage of the main plaza in the center of town, Plaza de la Independencia.

You may also take the bus from Almuñécar to La Herradura.

Plaza de la independencia La Herradura - read more

What Time Does The Puppet Festival Start?

22:00 – that’s 10:00 p.m.

Where To Buy Puppet Festival Tickets

It’s free!  No need to buy tickets, just show up and enjoy.

More information or questions

Department of Culture
Telephone: 958 838 623



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