Carnivals
When: In February
These are the first celebrations of the year in this municipality.

"Morcilla Day"
When: Last Sunday in April
A festival in which visitors are welcomed with the excellent sausage that is produced in the town and usually accompanied with bread and wine.
In 1987 the day of the sausage was celebrated for the first time and so it has been repeated annually and without interruption to the present day. The religious celebration consists of a mass sung by the choir, and a procession through the streets of the village. Its gastronomic aspect pays homage to the typical product of the place, the black pudding, which differs from the usual sausage as it is made with onion to the traditional village recipe.

Romería de San Isidro
When: May 15th
From early morning, the participants come to the Church of Nuestra Sra. del Rosario to celebrate Mass, after the end of the Eucharist, they set off to the football field "Los Picachos". There, hundreds of families enjoy meeting with friends and having lunch, which is based on chops, skewers, burgers, accompanied by soft drinks, and listen to musical performances. The day ends around 20.00 hours with the descent of San Isidro to the town.

Fair in honour of our Lady of the Head
When: Second week of August
The Virgen de la Cabeza is the patron saint of Canillas de Aceituno, a town in the province of Malaga and the fair is in her honour. It's four days where fun is assured. The festivities are accompanied by performances, concerts and sports activities, with football and basketball games for singles against married people, ribbon race, as well as a foam party and a children's party.
The highlight of the programme of events is the Night of Flamenco, a festival that brings together an important cast of singers and guitarists of the first level. Religious events focus on the solemn Mass sung by the Aires Choir of the Maroma de Canillas de Aceituno in honor of the Virgin of the Head, a Eucharist that is followed by a procession through the streets of the village accompanied by many faithful
These religious acts, in honor of the Patron Saint, are completed with the traditional Flower Offering.
The Fair Day is another big draw of these holidays. It is the time to enjoy the company of friends and family, and to taste the rich gastronomy of the area.