Corralejo Carnival 2023 - Dates & Events - Carnaval de Carnavales

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See the full Corralejo carnival poster below

Out of all the carnivals in Fuerteventura, the carnival in Corralejo is probably the most expected one of all.

Corralejo Carnival 2023: 2 -12 March

  • Corralejo carnival theme in 2023: Africa
  • Location for the events: the venue next to the Municipal Sports Pavilion José Perdomo Umpierrez

The Carnival in the municipality of La Oliva will return in 2023 with a program full of events that will be celebrated between March 2 and March 12, where the most representative acts of the carnival will take place once again, like the carnival race or the Grand Drag Queen Gala.

From March 2nd until March 12th, La Oliva will experience its Carnival of Carnivals for another year with a program that will start with the opening by Pepito de Tindaya, who is one of the most emblematic figures of the carnival in La Oliva.

The Gala de la Reina, the Drag Queen Gala, the Gala de la Reina Infantil, or the Daytime Carnival will also return to the streets of La Oliva along with other events such as the Carnival Race or the Murgas Marathon.

Schedule - Corralejo Carnival 2023

Below you have the daily schedule for the 2023 carnival in Corralejo, available in English.

The Grand Carnival Parade in Corralejo (Coso Carnavalero) will take place on Saturday, March 11th, starting at 6:30 p.m. from Chupa Chups roundabout.

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Corralejo Carnival 2023 - Fuerteventura
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Corralejo Carnival 2023 - Fuerteventura

Drag Queen Gala in Corralejo

One of the most anticipated carnival events is the Gala Drag Queen, which is an event that already has more than twenty years of history, as it began only one year after the first drag gala in the Canary Islands, which was the one of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria in 1998.

Events celebrated at the Carnival in Corralejo

  • Opening night and presentation
  • Carnival cultural exhibition and announcement of the carnival
  • Gala for the election of the Adult Carnival Queen
  • Family Carnival with the 5th edition of the carnival race
  • Gala for the election of the Children's Carnival Queen
  • Main musical performance
  • Children's musical show 
  • Senior Carnival
  • Gala of the dances
  • Marathon of murgas
  • II Carnival Show
  • Grand Gala Drag Queen
  • Carnival in La Oliva

Carnival poster 2023

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Carnival poster for the Corralejo Carnival 2023

Moño, a young resident of the town of Corralejo, was the winner after the Carnival 2023 poster election contest held last December, where a total of 22 works were presented, among which the professional jury chose "Jolgorio de especies ” as the winning poster.

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