Check at your local Tourist Office for full details of Events
Tel 968 493 285 – Sat Market
Every Saturday – Antique & Collectable Market near the Railway Station. From 10am
Aguilas Carnival from 10th February-10th March.
Friday 10th February – Grand Gala of children’s characters from 2020 & 2023 at Diego Calvo Valera’ Pavilion 9pm
Saturday 11th February – Grand Gala of adult characters from 2020 and 2023 at Diego Calvo Valera’ Pavilion 9pm
Sunday 12th February
XXVII Duathlon at Infanta Doña Elena. 9am
First leg of the Carnival Regatta and VI Estrella de Levante Trophy at Águilas Yacht Club and Levante Bay. Time tba
XIV Festival of Music Bandsat Infanta Doña Elena. 1pm
XXII Paper Suit Contest and XIV Body Makeup Contest atInfanta Doña Elena. 9pm
Tuesday 14th February – Award Ceremony of the Literary Contest and presentation of the official book of Carnival 2023.
At house of culture ‘Francisco Rabal’ 7pm
Wednesday 15th February – Award Ceremony of the XVIII school drawing and writing contest. At house of culture ‘Francisco Rabal’ 7pm
Thursday 16th February – Fireworks and opening of beach bars and Carnivalat night at Plaza de España 12am
Saturday 18th February – Presentation Of Trophies Of The Carnival Regatta at Aguilas Yacht Club 6.30pm
Battle between Don Carnal and Doña Cuaresma, proclamation of the muse and town crier and welcome from the Mayoress of Águilas at Plaza de España. 10pm
Sunday 19th February – First Great Parade Of Comparsas And Floats at Avd. Juan Carlos I and C/ Rey Carlos III. 6pm
Monday 20th February – Night Carnival at Plaza de España and adjacent streets. 12am
Saturday 4th March – XIX National Drag Queen Contest at Auditorium and Infanta Doña Elena. 9pm
Friday 10th March – VI National Contest of Chirigotas at
Infanta Doña Elena 9pm
Contemporáneos de Coronado Permanent Art Exhibition @ Auditorio Doña Elena, Thur-Sun 7pm-10pm
Carnival Museum @ the Francisco Rabal Cultural House.
See some of the amazing carnival costumes which are changed each year to show those from the most recent carnival festival.
Open Tues-Sat 9am-2pm & 4-9pm
Ruta del Ferrocarril – Check at Tourist Office for availability
Alhama de Murcia
Tel 968 633 51 – Tues Market
Foto-sintesis Photography Exhibition @ Casa de la Cultura until 25th February featuring photographs from 3 different genres & 3 different photographers
Sunday 12th February – 11km Free Guided Tour of Sierra Espuña 9.30am-2.30pm (approx). Suitable for those over 12 years of age
Sport and Leisure organised by the Town Hall
Complejo Deportivo Guadalentín (althletics, gymnasium, football pitch, 7-a-side pitch, sauna, summer pool)
Weekdays: 8.15am-2.45pm and 3.30pm-11.30pm
Telephone and bookings 659 682359
Polideportivo El Praíco (frontón, tennis, paddle tennis, multi-sports facilities)
Weekdays: 9.15am-1.45pm and 4pm-11pm
Saturdays: 9.15am-1.45pm and 4.30pm-9pm
Telephone and bookings 609 319 670
Pabellón Sierra Espuña (multi-sports facilities)
Telephone and bookings 968 633 243
Pabellón Adolfo Suárez (multi-sports, rock climbing, tatami, sauna)
Weekdays 8.30am-2.30pm and 4.30pm-11pm
Telephone and bookings 968 639 757, ext 5
Indoor Swimming Pool
Telephone 968 639 757 ext 1
There are some fabulous walks in the Sierra Espuña National Park.
Go tohttp://turismo.alhamademurcia.es and click on Paths of Sierra Espuña. You will find full details of all walks available and a map that you can download.
Every Wednesday – Hacienda del Alamo Women’s Association Coffee Morning @ The Club House 10am-12pm
Saturday 25th February – Carnival Parade and Fancy Dress
Tel 968 441 914 – Thurs Market
Saturday 4th February – Natalia Lacunza @ Teatro Guerra, Lorca from 12€ 9pm. Tickets from Teatro Guerra Box Office
Saturday 11th February – Spanish Rock Pop Band Revolver Live in Concert @ Margarita Lozana Auditorium, Lorca from 18€ 9pm. Tickets from Teatro Guerra Box Office
Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th February – Peter Pan The Musical @ Margarita Lozana Auditorium, Lorca from 35€ 5pm & 8pm. Tickets from Teatro Guerra Box Office
Friday 10th February – Children`s Musical Pinnochio @ Teatro Guerra, Lorca from 5pm 7pm. Tickets from Teatro Guerra Box Office
Lorca Castle – general entry 6€. Guided Tours available in English for 4€ on Thursdays at 10.30am (22€ to include lunch), with special packages on Sundays. Check at Tourist Office for full details.
Tel 968 594 426 – Sat Market
Saturday 11th February – Noah’s ARC St Valentine’s Evening with Music/Dancing @ Camposol A 10€ inc Chicken or Tortilla/Chips 7pm. Tickets from Noah’s ARC Shop in Camposol or Pto de Mazarrón
Friday 24th February – Carnival with election of Muses and Musos
Saturday 25th February – Carnival Workshops and Parade
Sunday 26th February – Carnival Adult Parade 5.30pm
Check at the Tourist Office for information onFree Guided Tours in Mazarrón area. There are also a number of free Guided Walks. Call 968 594 426 to book.
Tel 968 436 153 – Fri Market
Saturdays in February (check dates at Tourist Office) – 1hr Night Visit to the Cabezo de la Jara Astronomical Observatory
Get closer to the stars with the astronomical activities that take place around the Astronomical Observatory. Prior reservation required.
Starting point: Astronomical Observatory. 7pm. (2.50€. Children under 10yrs free)
Discover the historical and patrimonial wealth of Puerto Lumbreras through Medina Nogalte visiting its cave-houses and the Nogalte Castle. From Craftsman workshop cave house, reception of Medina Nogalte. 7pm. 3€ (under 10’s free). Payment due 2 days prior to visit @ ES 12 3058 0204 15 2732000020-City Hall of Puerto Lumbreras.
Please check availability as some of the evenings are already fully booked.
Tel 968 418 153 – Wed Market/Fri in El Pareton
3rd & 4th, 10th & 11th, 17th & 18th, 24th & 25th February & 3rd & 4th March – Youth Workshops for 12-17 yrs. Play ping-pong or badminton, sing karaoke or dance, play cards or board games, have a snack or dinner, but above all, have a good time in an ideal space to share and interact.
At Espacio Joven Munuera y Abadía. 7pm-12am
Saturdays & Sundays in February – Guided Visit to La Bastida 3.40€ (2.50€ disc)10am/12pm. Book at Tourist Office.
Saturdays in February – Guided Visit Museum of The Tower of Santiago
The first level hosts the chapter house that refers to the lands of Totana; the Order of Santiago. The second level is the choir of the church, which shows the Mudejar coffered ceiling of the temple and the explanation of its chapels. The next level is known as ‘the bride’s room’, which was the old house of the bell ringer. The fourth level cannot be visited as it contains the current clock. The last level is the bell tower, where the second oldest bell of the Diocese is located, dating from 1470. 10am