The “Veladilla de San Miguel” also called the “Feria de las Protegidas” (Las Protegidas Fair) is a beautiful festival in the “Las Protegidas” neighborhood of Nerja. Every year in mid-September The residents of this neighborhood of Nerja invite you to enjoy these festivities.
La Veladilla de San Miguel is celebrated every year around the third weekend of September. In the Barrio de las Protegidas de Nerja (in the Andalusian square of Nerja).
The neighbors decorate the square with colored lanterns and umbrellas. The square brings together a festive entertainment program, tastings, competitions for adults and children, modern and classical or traditional dance performances. We can highlight the game of the cucaña and the atmosphere that is generated in its collection Plaza de Andalucía.
In the Fair of Las Protegidas, the most handsome girls and boys are also chosen. Election of the queen and knight of the protected parties..
This festivity is ideal to delve into the culture of the town of Nerja. It is a party organized by the residents of Nerja. There is traditional music, small concerts, typical foods and lots of fun for children.
If you are a tourist and you are in Nerja on the third weekend of September, we encourage you to enjoy a different festivity. Visit the “Las Protegidas” neighborhood next to the San Miguel Church.
The Veladilla San Miguel is celebrated in the Plaza Andalucia. It is a very nice party to have a drink with the family, enjoy the music and collaborate with the neighbors.