Corralejo Carnival 2020 - Dates & Events

Published on January 22, 2020
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Out of all the carnivals in Fuerteventura, the carnival in Corralejo is probably the most expected one of all.

Corralejo Carnival Dates 2020: 5 - 21 March 2020

  • 2020 Theme: Professions

The theme of the 2020 carnival was announced by Ayuntamiento de La Oliva well ahead of time (unlike previous years) so that the participant groups will have enough time to prepare their costumes.

The theme was chosen by an online popular vote. The other themes proposed were: Rio de Janeiro and The Marvel Universe.

Info about other carnivals in Fuerteventura

The main events during the carnival in Corralejo

  • El Pregon: 5 March 2020
  • Election of the Carnival Queen: 6 March 2020
  • Day & Night Carnival: 7 March 2020
  • Kids' Queen Gala: 8 March 2020
  • Gala Drag Queen: 9 March 2020
  • Festive Day: 10 March 2020
  • Carnival of the Elderly: 11 March 2020
  • Dance Day / Dia de Danzas: 12 March 2020
  • Children's Party: to be announced
  • Coso de carnaval de Corralejo / Main parade in Corralejo: 14 March 2020
  • Burial of the sardine / Entierro de la sardina: 15 March 2020
Program for the carnival in La Oliva 2020 / Source: Ayuntamiento La Oliva

The carnival in the municipality of La Oliva will begin on Thursday, February 28 with the presentation in Corralejo of the Murga Las Sargoriás, which celebrates its 15th anniversary, and will end on March 21 in La Oliva, with the traditional Daytime Carnival at the Raíz del Pueblo Cultural Center. In between, it is worth noting the Dance Gala on Thursday, March 12, the Carnival of the Elderly on Wednesday, March 11, and the Children's Party on Carnival Tuesday, March 10.

Drag Queen Gala 2020 in Corralejo

One of the most anticipated carnival events is the Gala Drag Queen, which will take place on Monday, March 9th, in Corralejo, 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.

See also more things to do in Corralejo

Info about the weather in Fuerteventura in March

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