The Best Street Markets In Málaga

Exploring street markets is a great way of getting to know a city and its local people, colours and flavours. In Málaga, the capital of the vibrant Costa del Sol, this is no different as the city offers a wide range of street markets to choose from in some really interesting and picturesque locations. Thanks to the pleasant, warm climate, a visit to a local street market makes for a lovely family activity to enjoy browsing the market stalls.

We composed a guide of the best street markets that Málaga city shopping has to offer. Read on to discover what to expect when visiting them and immerse yourself in the southern Spanish street market atmosphere!

El Zoco de Muelle Uno

El Zoco Muelle Uno

A stone's throw away from the historic centre in the beautiful port of Málaga you will discover El Zoco de Muelle Uno, a local market where you can browse the stalls, enjoying excellent views of the port and some of Málaga's principal landmarks. The products on offer include gourmet food, handmade products, decoration and fashion items, all displayed by friendly locals. During the summer when temperatures are at their highest, there is no need to worry about getting sunburnt as you can wander around the stalls protected by canopies. The location of El Zoco de Muelle Uno makes it ideal to combine a visit to the market with other activities in Málaga. Visit the beach, shops, restaurants and museums, which lie all within walking distance of this street market.

When? Second Sunday of the month from 11:00 until 18:00.

Where? Muelle Uno, in the port of Málaga.

Products on offer: gourmet food, handmade items, decoration, fashion items and more.

Guadalhorce Ecological Market

Guadalhorce Ecological Market

Guadalhorce Ecológico is an organisation which was founded in 2008 with the objective of defending and promoting ecological agriculture and ecological farming. Every second Saturday of the month the association organises a farmers market on Paseo de Reding, in the shadow of Málaga's bullring. Whilst every fourth Saturday of the month the picturesque Parque de Huelin is the preferred location. Everything is centred around ecological produce with a wide variety of vegetables, fruit, olive oils, olives, jams, cheese, aloe vera products, bread, honey, nuts, spices and more. Furthermore, if you have any questions about a product, the friendly locals are more than willing to give you some extra information about their goods, which are grown and harvested around Málaga. The organisation also has an online shop where you can virtually fill an ecological shopping cart and have it delivered to your holiday home in Málaga.

When? Every second Saturday of the month and the fourth Saturday of the month, 10:00 - 14:00.

Where? Plaza de Toros de la Malagueta and Parque de Huelin.

Products on offer: Ecological products such as vegetables, fruit, olive oils, olives, jams, cheese, aloe vera products, homemade bread, honey, nuts, spices and more.



The Paseo Marítimo Ciudad de Melilla is within walking distance of Malagueta beach, one of the best beaches in Málaga. The perfect destination for the picturesque Malagueta4Market, browse the stalls for handmade accessories or decorative items for your home, as well as unique pieces of clothing. Have a chat with the friendly and passionate vendors who proudly present their lovingly made products. Malaguete4Market is the ideal Sunday activity when staying in a holiday home in La Malagueta. Don't forget your beach gear as after the market you will want to spend the afternoon relaxing on the beach!

When? Fourth Sunday of the month.

Where? Paseo Marítimo Ciudad de Melilla.

Products on offer: Fashion items, handmade products, accessories, antiquities, decorative items and more.

Soho Market

Soho market

Soho is widely renowned as Málaga's modern art neighbourhood making it the most appropriate location for the fine arts and crafts market in Málaga. Head to Soho to admire the handcrafted art products created by talented local artists such as ceramics and jewellery, immerse yourself in the contemporary art vibe of this neighbourhood. When visiting the market explore the area further as it is home to some of the best street art in Málaga. If you stay in a holiday home in Soho, you will be located in the trendiest area of Málaga and within walking distance of the city centre and all the city's attractions.

When? First Saturday of the month from 10:00 until 15:00.

Where? Calle Tomás Heredia.

Products on offer: Handmade products, ceramics, jewellery, antiques, fashion, food and more.

Plaza Merced Market

Market on Plaza de la Merced

In the beautiful and always vibrant Plaza de la Merced, you can visit the local street market with a wide range of handmade products as well as new and second-hand products such as jewellery, books, bags, records, clothes and much more. Famously the birthplace of Pablo Picasso, after browsing the stalls, seek refuge on one of the sunny terraces and enjoy a drink with a view of the busy Plaza de la Merced. If you want to see more of this part of the city, explore Málaga on foot and head towards the close-by Lagunillas neighbourhood where you can find more interesting local street art.

When? Last Sunday of the month.

Where? Plaza de la Merced.

Products on offer: Handmade products, new and second-hand products such as jewellery, books, bags, handcrafted items, records, clothes and more.

Huelin Market

Huelin Market

In the western part of Málaga, you will find the neighbourhood Huelin, where every third Sunday of the month you can visit the family-friendly local market on the beach promenade which is named after Málaga's most famous actor, Antonio Banderas. The Huelin street market offers a wide range of products such as handmade items, local food and clothes. There are also frequent workshops for children to keep them entertained. It is a great idea to combine a visit to this market with a day of fun on Misericordia beach, another one of the best beaches of Málaga.

When? Third Sunday of the month.

Where? Paseo Marítimo Antonio Banderas.

Products on offer: Handmade products, local food and much more.

La Térmica Flea Market

Flea market at La Térmica

Not actually a street market, the flea market of the cultural centre La Térmica deserves to be on this list due to the quality of the products on offer and its pleasant surroundings. Go on a quest for a rare vintage clothing find or a unique accessory with several vendors showcasing their collection of secondhand and handmade products. Combine a visit to this flea market with an art exhibition and a live concert frequently held at this location.

When? Flea markets at La Térmica are not organised on fixed dates, so it is advisable to have a look at their website.

Where? Avenida de Los Guindos, 48, 29004 Málaga.

Products on offer: Handmade items, second-hand products, vintage clothes, accessories and much more.

Cortijo de Torres Flea Market

flea market

Organised in the same location as the famous Feria of Málaga which takes place during the summer, this Málaga flea market is a favourite amongst people from all over the province. They travel to browse stalls in search of the perfect second-hand item. At this flea market, you are bound to find what you are looking for as the stalls offer a wide variety of items including books, cd's, records, clothes, furniture and much more. Be sure to get there early as it can get quite crowded making finding a parking spot rather difficult at times. You can also get to the market by taking bus number 4 from Alameda Principal.

When? Every Sunday.

Where? Recinto Ferial.

Products on offer: A wide range of second-hand products such as books, cd's, records, clothes, furniture and more.

Whether you are staying in Málaga's historical centre or another neighbourhood such as Soho, you will always be close to a market. To get a true taste of Spanish culture and purchase something unique to take home, visit one of these best street markets in Málaga.