Check at your local Tourist Office for full details of Events

Complying with safety distances and the use of masks and hydroalcoholic gel is advised. 

During August there are a number of free classes on the beach at Cabo de Palos, Los Nietos and Los Urrutias, including Yoga, Zumba and Aquagym. Refer to our What’s On for days/times

Cabo de Palos

Market Sun

Friday 19th and Saturday 20th August – Pop Festival with a number of performers, taking place in various areas of the Town. Also water activities available including kayaking, paddle surfing, sailing, snorkelling. The young ones haven’t been left out with activities including entertainment, workshops and beach volleyball. You’ll find an arts and craft market, food trucks and cultural visits also on offer


Tel 968 128 800Market Wed

Every Wednesday in August and September

A route that will reveal the bay aboard the Tourist Boat, the defensive systems from el Fuerte de Navidad and the figure of the great 19th century inventor, Isaac Peral. From 10€. 11am. Suitable for all ages. Reservation on 968 500 093

Every Thursday in August

Tourist Boat Ride to watch the sunset, with live music from Fran Ropero. 15€. 9pm departing from the Old Club de Regatas, Board 15 (15 mins before). Suitable for all ages. Reservation on 968 500 093

Every Friday in August (children’s activity)

A fun adventure led by five characters that will take you through the Roman Theatre, where Teo will receive a mysterious call and, accompanied by his friends, go in search of a Carthaginian idol. A crazy bus ride will take you to the Punic Wall, where all the Indiana Jones treasures are located. 15€. 5.30pm. Reservation on 968 500 093

Every Saturday until December 2022

Free Guided Tour of Roman Amphitheatre @ Cartagena 11am/12.30pm. Bookings at

Saturdays and Sundays in August. A musical for the whole family that between pirates, princesses and sea gods will lead us to enroll in a maritime adventure. Following the treasure map, the little ones will have to rescue the captive princess from the Christmas Tower. The 2 hour experience ends with a boat tour of the bay of Cartagena. 15€. 11am. Reservation on 968 500 093

Notice: due to port works, access for people with reduced mobility will not be possible

Saturday 6thAlolo Children’s Show, featuring humour, circus magic and music at Paco Martín Auditorium in Torres Park. 9pm. “Finally Mr and Mrs Alolo have their show ready or so they believe. They’re determined to share it with the world, but their disappointments will lead them to crazy situations that make it very difficult to achieve their goal. Will they get it? Impossible balancing, live music, juggling, acrobats and magic go hand in hand in a fun show where anything can happen”. 5€ (10€ adults) Reservation on 968 128 810 

Thursday 11thChildrens activity for 4-12 year olds, in the garden of the Municipal Archaeological Museum. Free entrance. Recommended for children from 4 to 12 years old. Joaquin, a gentleman who pretends to be a mechanic and Ricardo, an aviator with too many flights, try to conquer Ascension, the employee of a flower shop. Both will compete for her love in a fun play that brings the zarzuela genre closer to the little ones through puppets. 10pm

Saturday 13th & Saturday 27th August, Saturday 10th & Saturday 24th September

Moonlit Guided Tour of the Roman Theatre @ Cartagena 12€ 9pm. Reservation on 968 500 093

Friday 19thTribute to Abba “Dancing Queen” at Parque Torres Auditorium. 15€ 10.30pm. This 2 hour musical show is performed by artistes from Slovakia. Reservation on 968 128 810

Sunday 21stThe Children’s musical story of DisneHistory “The Story of Walt” is the biography of the filmmaker Walter Elías Disney, known worldwide as Walt Disney. The DisneHistory show is inspired by Hollywood in the 70s. Walt Disney’s brother, Mr. Roy Disney, will tell the story by interacting with the public, thus becoming a fundamental part of the show. The stage will be transformed into a magical place through new versions, staging and impressive choreography. Are you ready to fly for magic? 10€ 9.30pm at Parque Torres Auditorium. Reservation on 968 128 810

Thursday 25thEl Libro Magico de los Suenos”. Recommended for children between 4 and 12 years old. “A bored child will find a surprise that will take him through poetry to a world of imagination and inventiveness… Magical characters and an enchanted forest reveals that magic is in everyone”. Free entrance. 10pm in garden of the Municipal Archaeological Museum. 968 128 810 to book

Sunday 28thTHE DAY OF THE DEAD”. The story continues… The Children’s Musical is the story of a Mexican boy who lives in a small town where music is a point of union. Inspired by the Mexican festival of the Day of the Dead, Miguel and his sister Coco will travel to the Land of the Dead where the boy left something pending 8 years ago!!! A story full of values, with original music and a unique setting, where adventure and love of music and family will give young and old a unique experience.

The play takes 8 actors on stage, who recreate the story of a small Mexican town, where a traditional Mexican family lives. The play lasts 75 minutes. 10€. 9.30pm. Parque Torres Auditorium. Reservation on 968 128 810

Indiana Jones Exhibition. The Exhibition entitled ‘In Search of Lost Treasures’ features a hundred original objects, as well as exact replicas of the elements that appear in the films of the saga of the famous archaeologist, can be seen until the end of September. Among them, you can see the idol of fertility and the sandbag from the beginning of ‘In Search of the Lost Ark’, one of the most iconic works of the entire saga. In addition, the Exhibition will feature an original script signed by the actor Harrison Ford, as well as the mythical grails of Indiana Jones, the Ark of the Covenant and the Sankara Stones, among other characteristic elements.

La Union

Tel 868 049 941/692 925 970Market Tues

Los Alcazares

Market Tues & Sat (Los Narejos) 

Every Saturday – Open Market from 10am

40 stalls selling a variety of goods on Paseo Real de la Feria and Calle Los Luisos.

Every MondayHAH Help at Home Table Top Sale @ La Zona Bar 10am-1pm

Every Monday – Friendship Group @ The Garden Bar & Lounge 11am

Every Thursday – Spangles Ladies A Capella Chorus Rehearsals@Los Narejos 10am-1pm

San Javier

Tel 968 172 041 – Market Wed & Thurs

Every Tuesday & Thursday – San Javier Squalos Rugby @ Rugby field,PDM Sports Ground. 12-18 year olds 7.30-9pm. Men 8.30-10.30pm. Women 10-11.30pm. 

Every Thursday – San Javier Squalos Rugby @ Rugby field,PDM Sports Ground. 6-10 year olds. 6-7pm

Every Saturday – San Javier Squalos Rugby @ Rugby field,PDM Sports Ground. 6-10 year olds. 10-11am

Aeronautical Museum – Visit this museum with photographs and videos showing various items relating to the Spanish Military Air Force.

Entrance free.

Open 10am-2pm

Call 968 582 107 to arrange group visits

Santiago de Ribera

Tel 968 571 704 – Market Wed

San Pedro del Pinatar

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

Torre Pacheco

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