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Cabo de Palos – Market Sun

Wednesday 10th October – Free Boat Trip in English from La Manga del Mar Menor to Santiago de la Ribera. A round trip, discovering the history, formation, evolution and peculiarities of La Manga and its surroundings. 12.15pm from the ferry dock in Puerto Tomás Maestre.  There will be a stop of approximately 15 minutes. A maximum of 6 places booked at the Tourist Office.  Trip may be cancelled due to adverse weather conditions.

Full details and registration at https://cabodepop.com/



Tel 968 128 800Market Wed

Thursday 4th October – Guided Tour in English of Naval Cartagena

10.30am from Tourist Office @ Palacio Consistorial. 20€ including tapas & 2 drinks.

Booking essential at info@mediterraneancartagenatours.com

Saturday 6th October – 2nd Festival Of Urban Culture

Break and Beatbox Championship, Battle of MC’s Skate, BMX, Bike Trials, Skateboards, Urban Dance, DJ & Graffiti Competitions and Street Art Championships and streetball with exhibitions of Rock & Roller Derby and Tattoos. There will be an Urban Market where you can buy items and find items related to Urban Culture.

Friday 19th & Saturday 20th October – International Symposium on the porticos of the Roman Theatre in the auditorium.
The aim of this symposium is to focus attention on a less studied space of Roman theatres such as the Porticus Post Scaenam.  The presentations of the Symposium are intended to cover the various regions of the Empire, so that the main Roman theatres of Gaul and the Roman cities of North Africa will be analyzed, as well as the Italian theatres of Ostia, Volterra and Rome and the porticos of the Spanish theatres of Cartago Nova, Augusta Emerita, Itálica and Guadix.

Exhibitions at Consistorial Palace:

X Anniversary of the Museum of the Roman Theatre Exhibition with photographs of the discovery of the Roman Theatre which was one of the most depressed areas of the Cartagena, almost thirty years ago.

Until 22nd October in the Temporary Exhibitions Room of the Museum of the Roman Theatre.

10th Anniversary Exhibition @ Roman Theatre Museum (until 22nd October)

Exhibits include photos by Dios Burgos & Jose Albaladejo together with archaeological discoveries.

Exhibition ‘Disforme’, by the artist Daniel Soledispa Villamar (until 22nd October)

The artist looks for a different way of representing the city, by deconstructing emblematic buildings such as: the Grand Hotel, the Maestre House, the Town Hall and the Railway Station. He distorts them without deforming them in their entirety.


Tues-Fri 10am-1.30pm & 5pm-7pm

Sat 10am-1.30pm & 5pm-8pm

Sun 10am-1.30pm

Mon closed except for cruise ship visitors.

Exhibition ‘ARA’ by José María Garres on the Byzantine Wall (until 11th November)


Tues-Fri 10am-2pm & 5pm-8pm

Sat & Sun 11am-2pm

Exhibition Memory of Painting by Cartagena painter Antonio Barceló Basteller (until 11th November) at the Tomás Rico and Víctor Beltrí Rooms


Tues-Fri 10am-1.30pm & 5pm-7pm

Sat 10am-1.30pm & 5pm-8 pm

Sun 10am-1.30pm

Mon closed except for cruise ships visitors

III Photography Competition ‘Antonio Acosta Hernández’ (until 22nd October)

The competition will be focused on the archaeological heritage of all Autonomous Community of the Region of Murcia with the aim of disseminating its historical, cultural and aesthetic values.

All photos must be unpublished and original in colour or black & white and should be presented to the headquarters of the Municipal Archaeological Museum ‘Enrique Escudero de Castro’.


1s – 500€ and a trophy sculptured by Fernando Saenz de Elorrieta

2nd – 300€

3rd – 100€

The award ceremony will be held on 16th November at the Municipal Archaeological Museum.

2018 Carnival Poster Contest – deadline 1.30pm 30th October

Each participant may present up to three works of technique and free theme, which must have the carnival spirit as well as some element of the City of Cartagena. 1,000€ will be awarded for the winning poster.  The works will be presented at the headquarters of the Federation (Graduate Schools, C / Gisbert nº 4 – 1ª Planta 30202 Cartagena)

Tel 968 123 564

Email carnaval@carnavalcartagena.es  

La Union


Tel 868 049 941/692 925 970Market Tues

Los Alcazares – Market Tues & Sat (Los Narejos)

12th – 14th October – Mar Menor Kite Festival @ Playas Las Salinas in Los Narejos

12th – 14th October – Wind Surfing Festival @ Playa de Carrion by the Club Nautico Mar Menor

Saturday 20th October – Ruta A Pie De Arte Urbano – a free guided tour on foot to enjoy urban art in the streets of Los Alcazares. Enjoy some of the murals made by the Cultural Association of the Company of Mario from Los Alcázares. 10am from the Sports Centre, Avenida Joaquin Blume. Comfortable shoes are recommended. This visit may be suspended due to adverse weather conditions. Check availability at Tourist Office.

San Javier


Tel 968 172 041 – Market Wed & Thurs

San Javier Squalos Rugby @ Rugby field, PDM Sports Ground

Men Tues & Thurs 8.30-10.30pm

Women Tues & Thurs 10.00-11.30pm

12-18yrs Tues & Thurs 7.30-9.00pm

6-10yrs Thurs 6pm-7pm & Sat 10am-11am

Oktoberfest @ Recinto Ferial (until 14th October)

Beer/food & music.

Santiago de Ribera – 968 571 704 – Market Wed

San Pedro del Pinatar


Tel 968 182 301Market Mon & Thurs (Lo Pagan)

Sunday 7th October – Free 2hr Bird Watching

Numerous species of birds that live and visit this enclave will be observed, included the Flamingo (Phoenicopterus Roseus). Essential binoculars.  Depart 5.30pm from the Flamencos roundabout, in front of Las Salinas Visitor Centre.  Wear comfortable shoes, no flashy clothes, anti-mosquito cream/spray, sunscreen, hat, food and water.

Torre Pacheco


Tel 968 579 937 – Market Thurs (Balsicas) & Sat (Dolores)