The Estepona Town Hall has prepared a series of events to celebrate the emblematic and traditional ‘Noche de San Juan’, which will take place next Friday, June 23rd. This festivity, so awaited by the locals and visitors, promises to be an occasion full of joy and fun for all Esteponeros. Here is the official program so that you don’t miss a single one.


June 22 to 25, 2023

Magic Market

The celebration of the Night of San Juan in Estepona is not limited to the shortest night of the year. Throughout the weekend there will be activities. What’s more, it starts on Thursday with the Magic Market. Come to the Paseo Marítimo and enjoy each and every one of the stalls that will be waiting for you in front of the beach of Estepona.

The opening will take place on Thursday 22, at 6:00 pm. Until June 25 you can enjoy craft and food stalls, fire shows, workshops, animation, axe shooting and exhibitions from 12:00 to 14:00 and from 18:00 to 24:00 hours.


June 23, 2023

Burning of the Whiskers of San Juan

At 21:00 hours will begin the XLIII Contest of ‘Burning of the Mustaches of San Juan’, where rag dolls called ‘Júas’ are burned. Entities, neighborhood associations and groups may participate with prior registration until June 15.

The City Council will award prizes for first, second and third place, as well as for the most original, atmospheric and popular ‘Quemas’. The ‘Quemas’ of the contest will be lit at 00:00 hours, at the beginning of the Night of San Juan.


June 23, 2023

San Juan Concert with Javier Ojeda (Danza Invisible) & Guest Friends

On this occasion, the beach of La Rada will be the perfect setting to host the exciting free concert entitled ‘Más de 2.000 noches sin dormir’ (More than 2.000 sleepless nights), starring Javier Ojeda. Starting at 10:00 p.m., a unique presentation will begin in which the renowned artist will not only delight the audience with his latest solo album, but will also perform a musical journey through more than 40 years of career and the most outstanding hits of ‘Danza Invisible’.

The best collaborators

During this memorable concert, Javier Ojeda will count with the collaboration of outstanding artists, who will add a special touch to the evening. Among them are the brilliant guitarist from Estepona, Daniel Casares, the talented singer and guitarist of the local group Airbag, Adolfo Díaz, and Julia Martín, recent winner of the I Muestra de Artistas Femeninas de Málaga.

The combination of these voices and musical skills promises to create a magical and vibrant atmosphere in which the audience will enjoy a unique experience. Attendees will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the passion and energy that Javier Ojeda and his band transmit through their music, reliving unforgettable moments and vibrating to the rhythm of each song.

An unforgettable spectacle at the Rada Beach

There is no doubt that this concert will be an unmissable event for music lovers, where nostalgia, emotion and talent will be fused on a single stage. La Rada beach will become the epicenter of a magical night, where chords and lyrics will intertwine to create an atmosphere of pure passion and connection with art.

Don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy ‘Más de 2.000 noches sin dormir’ with Javier Ojeda in a concert full of surprises, special collaborations and unforgettable music!

San Juan 2023, Estepona

In short, get ready for a weekend of San Juan to enjoy to the fullest in Estepona. If what we have told you is not enough, we invite you to read on.

Do you want more information about the Noche de San Juan in Estepona?