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A complete guide of the best events in the Canary Islands (Spain).
Just imagine Halloween day under the beautiful sky of Lanzarote, which stays sunny even at the end of October...
Halloween wasn't a big thing in Fuerteventura until the recent years, when this holiday has started gaining popularity in the Canaries as well.
The City Council trusts that the favorable evolution of the pandemic will allow the festivities to be held in the most carnival town of Gran Canaria, where carnivals are considered as more than a tradition, they are a true emblem for the town.
In 2021, the International Kite Festival in Fuerteventura will celebrate its 34th edition since it first launched in 1987. The event has started more than 30 years ago and it was simply a gathering put together by people who were passionate about kite flying and since then it has grown with each edition, into the internationally recognized event that it is now.
If you'll be in Fuerteventura at the end of October, don't miss the chance to participate in the International Blues Festival, which will last for a weekend.
The Cotilleando Festival is a cultural and artistic event, where different disciplines such as Circus, Dance, Theater, Crafts and Music are mixed in various forms in the old town of the lovely village of El Cotillo.
The coast of Jandía will be the location of the semifinals of the Kitefoil World Series in 2021, which will be held for the first time in Fuerteventura between November 23 and 27.
The municipal markets in Playa de Mogán and Arguineguín will be organized again from October 1, after more than a year and a half of being suspended as a result of the pandemic.
More than 80 master craftsmen will be present at the opening of the 32nd edition of the Insular Handicraft Fair in Lanzarote (Feria de Artesania Lanzarote).
Besides the main carnival in Puerto de la Cruz, the city also hosts another big event which marks the end of summer with a big series of celebrations. According to the City Council, more than 15,000 people pass through Puerto de la Cruz during the four days of the carnival.
In normal times, if you were to be in the area of Maspalomas around February or March, we would recommend you to join the fun in the International Carnival of Maspalomas. But in 2021 there will be no carnival, due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic.
These are the dates for the 2022 carnival celebrated in Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife. The highlight of the carnival is the Men's Marathon in High Heels, also known as Mascarita Ponte Tacon - it is a funny event, unique to the celebration in Puerto de la Cruz.
The 2022 carnival of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria began to take its first steps towards the next edition, with the choice of its theme. "La Tierra" (The Earth) prevailed over the other two options at stake: "Las Vegas" and "Disco Pop", by achieving the majority support of the juries.
The event first started in Gran Canaria in 2001 and since then it kept growing every year, with thousands of people coming to the island just to participate.
This year will be the 44th edition of Canary Islands Rally (previously knows as El Corte Ingles Rally) and although the dates have been announced, more details about the event are not available yet.
The 2020 edition of the Fuerteventura Windsurfing & Kitesurfing Championship was cancelled due to the pandemic, and the event was postponed for a future date in 2021.
The carnival in Santa Cruz de Tenerife is the largest event of this kind happening in the Canary Islands and in Spain as well. It is actually the second largest carnival in the world and it is considered by many the best carnival, with the best atmosphere and friendly street parties.
The City Council of La Oliva has announced on their website that the upcoming celebration of Fiestas del Carmen will be held in Corralejo, from July 12 until July 18, if the epidemiological situation will allow it.
If you want to get involved with choosing the theme for the 2022 edition of Tenerife Carnival 2022 you can vote for one of the proposed themes: New York, Science Fiction, or Television.
Los Gigantes usually celebrates its carnival later than other municipalities in Tenerife. One can usually calculate the dates for the carnival in Los Gigantes by looking at the schedule for the main carnival in Santa Cruz.
The council of Tias usually organizes a celebration for St. Patrick's Day in Puerto del Carmen every year and it's a great event that draws a lot of crowds. The resort has celebrated this day every year and everything is organized with the help of the Irish community in Lanzarote.
March is a great month to visit Gran Canaria if you are looking to escape the cold back home since most of Europe is still fighting low temperatures at this time of year. And if you're from Ireland and you're regretting the fact that you'll miss the St. Patrick's Day celebration back home, then worry no more, since there are plenty of Irish bars in Gran Canaria and you'll be spoiled for choice.
If you're traveling to Tenerife in March, don't miss celebrating St. Patrick's day in the south of the island, where there are lots of Irish bars that do big celebrations on that day.
St. Patrick's Day is usually celebrated in Fuerteventura, especially in the north, in Corralejo, where there is a large community of Irish residents. All of the Irish pubs in Corralejo participate in the celebration of St. Patrick's day with live music, Irish stew and of course lots of Irish beer.
The Carnival in Santa Cruz de la Palma is celebrated each year sometime in February or March and it is also known as The White Party, for its unusual characteristic. Thousand of people dressed in white, locals, and visitors alike, fill the streets and participate in a night of dancing and talcum powder fighting.
Carnival season is a popular time for the Canary Islands in general - all the islands have big parties during this time and it's a great atmosphere for tourists.
Fuerteventura is celebrating carnival season along all the other Canary Islands, with celebrations taking place all over the island, from Corralejo to Caleta de Fuste, Puerto del Rosario, Morro Jable and Costa Calma.
There is no current information about the 2022 edition of the Carnival in La Aldea de San Nicolas in Gran Canaria.
Puerto del Rosario is Fuerteventura's capital, so the carnival, which lasts for over 2 weeks each year, is usually attended mostly by residents and locals, not tourists.
All the municipalities in Fuerteventura are celebrating each year the carnival season and the south of the island makes no exception.
The City Council of Los Silos organizes a carnival each year in Caleta de Interian and it's a nice event to attend if you are staying in the area while visiting Tenerife. While not as big and imposing as the carnival in Santa Cruz or other carnivals in the bigger towns and resorts, this local festival has its charm and provides a few fun times for locals and visitors as well.
Most people visiting Tenerife have heard about Icod de los Vinos for one reason: the famous Drago Milenario tree, the symbol of the town.
Each year, on the 5th of January, everyone in Tenerife is waiting for the arrival of the Three Wise Men. This is a really interesting event and you should attend the parade if you're on the island at that time.
The arrival of the Three Kings is an important event in the Spanish Culture, with festivities taking place in almost any city in Spain. The celebration starts on the night of 5th January, with a parade called Cabalgada de los Reyes Magos.
There will be parties and fireworks in most of the resorts and towns in Tenerife, so you can choose the one that is most convenient. Bars and restaurants also offer special dinners or parties, but you need to book in advance usually. The menus usually start at 100 Euros per person and go well up if you choose to book at a high-class restaurant.
For many people in Europe, the Christmas season is associated with low temperatures and snow, so for those who are looking to escape the bad weather back home, Caleta de Fuste might be the perfect getaway.
Christmas in Fuerteventura is a unique experience, a mix of wonderful weather and mostly sunny days. And what's better than a sun tan in December? If you decide to spend your winter holiday here, you are lucky because there is nothing better than Christmas on the beach!
Gran Canaria is a great party destination in Europe, especially during the winter months when the rest of continental Europe is fighting snow, low temperatures and gloomy days with no sunshine.
If you're planning on spending New Year's Eve in Fuerteventura this year, then you might be wondering what to expect in light of the current pandemic. Most of the large tourist resorts in Fuerteventura - Corralejo, Caleta de Fuste and Morro Jable usually have New Year's parties each year, followed by fireworks to mark the event. But this year, things will be probably be different...
The City Council of San Sebastián de La Gomera usually organizes events throughout the month of December dedicated to Christmas activities. An intense program of festivities begins at the start of December, usually with the celebration of "Noche en Blanco".
One of the first questions people ask when thinking of spending New Year's Eve in Lanzarote is: what weather can we expect? Do we need a cardigan or coat for the evenings?
Some people dream of a white Christmas... but not the people who are thinking of spending their holidays in Tenerife. They are dreaming of a warm and sunny Christmas and if you're reading this, you're probably one of them as well.
Gran Canaria is well known as a great place for partying, so during the Carnival season, the island is full of music, energy, and color. Everyone is invited to take part in the festivities and enjoy the free spirit of Gran Canaria!
Christmas in Puerto del Carmen is very different from the usual holiday at home for most of us. You can still expect temperatures to be in their mid-20s °C and, so it will probably be a sunny holiday.
A holiday in Gran Canaria is probably your best bet for a sunny and warm Christmas, along with the rest of the Canary Islands, which have the best climate in Europe during winter.
Playa Blanca is the southernmost resort in Lanzarote and probably the most laid back of all. The sunny climate, the beaches and the views make it a great place to spend the winter holidays, especially when back home it's cold and grey.
With Halloween fastly approaching, there are lots of events and parties announced in Gran Canaria for the spookiest night of the year.
Christmas in Lanzarote is a wonderful experience, with the island all decorated for the holidays and New Year's. So if you want to escape the cold and have a merry and sunny Christmas, Lanzarote might just be the perfect holiday destination for you.
The world of Carnival will have to wait until 2022 for the celebration of another edition in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. The Carnival department works on a series of acts that, throughout 2021, will keep the essence of the party alive.
Tenerife is an island focused on tourism, so it's no wonder that as a tourist destination it has embraced quickly holidays such as Halloween. When you're on holiday somewhere, any reason to party and have more fun is quickly accepted.
Craft market, exhibitions, children's workshops, food trucks and musical performances in a month-long event in Costa Adeje in the South of Tenerife.
Arrecife is the capital of Lanzarote and it's quite a busy town, where not many tourists venture during their holidays. But the carnival in Arrecife is a large and animated event, popular among locals and a great way to experience a night of fiesta among the island's residents.
Looking for great beer and a party atmosphere during your holiday? Look no further and come to this exciting event in Tenerife - Oktoberfest 2020 in Puerto de la Cruz, an event that the town has been celebrating since 1973.
Los Cristianos is the host of one of the largest carnivals in Tenerife South and in 2018 over 35.000 people have participated in the main parade (El Coso Apoteosico del Carnaval de Los Cristianos).
Fiesta de Charco is celebrated each year on 11 September, in La Aldea de San Nicolas and it's part of the celebrations dedicated to the patron Saint of this municipality in Gran Canaria.
Maspalomas Costa Canaria Soul Festival is a unique type of event in all the Canary Islands, which is celebrated with a lot of "soul" on the beach in San Agustin, close to Maspalomas and Playa del Ingles.
I Love Music Festival is the main electronic music festival in Tenerife. In 2020 the festival will celebrate its 11th edition.
Out of all the carnivals in Fuerteventura, the carnival in Corralejo is probably the most expected one of all.
Like most other towns in Tenerife, Buenavista del Norte celebrates its own carnival.
Located in the northern part of Tenerife, Los Realejos celebrates each year its own carnival, like many other towns on the island. In 2020, the carnival theme in Los Realejos was inspired by cruises and it was titled "Holidays at sea" (Vacaciones en el mar).
As one of the most charming towns in Tenerife, Garachico celebrates its own carnival, usually in February or March.
For the third time in a row, the town of Teguise will organize a Traditional Carnival, which is meant to preserve and promote the customs of the traditional carnivals which took place in the Canary Islands.
The carnival in Candelaria is usually celebrated after the big carnivals in Santa Cruz de Tenerife and Puerto de la Cruz come to an end.
The municipality of Antigua organizes each year 2 carnivals, under the same theme: the first one is in Antigua and the second one in the popular tourist resort of Caleta de Fuste.
On Valentine's Day, most restaurants and bars on the island have special promotions and menus, dedicated to couples who want to come and celebrate this day. If you are in Tenerife on Valentine's Day we have prepared a few ideas to make this a unique experience during your holiday.
Planning your next trip to La Gomera? If you're thinking of a winter escape, why not come and visit the island while it's carnival season?
FUERTEBIKE 2020 is one of the most important biking events in the Canary Islands, not just Fuerteventura, which this year will reach its 6th edition.
There are carnivals in Lanzarote in all the resorts and also in Arrecife, the island's capital, so the festival in Haria is not as huge and impressive in numbers compared to these larger ones.
"Tales and fables" will be the allegory of the Carnival in Gáldar in 2020, after the theme was elected with 37% of the votes, by the participants in this online election.
Are you visiting Puerto del Carmen in Lanzarote during the carnival season? If so, then be sure not to miss the carnival which is a beautiful way to experience the local culture and have a bit of fun while you're on holiday in Lanzarote.
San Sebastian, celebrated on January 20th, is the co-patron of the municipality of Adeje, along with the Virgen de la Encarnación and Santa Ursula. This celebration is one of the largest and most popular events in Tenerife South, bringing together locals and tourists alike. Many people come for the procession held on the beach of La Enramada, where animals will be blessed.
If you are in Tenerife in January, don't miss the celebration of the fiesta de San Antonio Abad in Arona!
If you're in Gran Canaria in January, we recommend that you plan a visit to the municipality of Valsequillo de Gran Canaria to see the almond trees in blossom and participate in the local events organized to celebrate this moment.
Every island or the Canaries has its own carnival season and in El Hierro the main event happens in La Frontera, in the area Tigaday, the most commercial part of town.
On the 5th of January 2020, the entire island of Gran Canaria will celebrate the visit of the three wise men: Balthasar of Arabia, Melchior of Persia and Gaspar of India. Remember also that January 6th is a bank holiday and most of the shops will be closed.
If you are in La Palma during the first week of January, don't miss the Three Kings Parade which is happening in several towns throughout the island.
La Palma is a gorgeous island part of the Canary Islands archipelago and although it's not as warm as Tenerife or Gran Canaria during winter, it's still a nice place to spend your winter holidays.
La Orotava hosts its own carnival party each year, and it's a great place to be if you want to experience an event in Tenerife with more locals than tourists! Don't miss the 2021 carnival in the beautiful town of La Orotava!
Spain: the country of sunshine and good weather, sangria, paella and fiestas. Lots and lots of fiestas, festivals and carnivals.
Each year, on the 5th of January, every municipality and town on the island of Lanzarote welcomes the arrival of the Three Kings from the East.
Coming on holiday to Arguineguin or Puerto de Mogan in 2021 and you don't want to miss one of the best events of the year? Then you have to take part in the carnival, which is a great way to mix with the locals, participate in the parade and have a great time during your stay on the island.
Located in the north-west part of Gran Canaria, Agaete also organizes its own carnival event, just like many other municipalities on the island. The event is especially popular among locals, so it's a good occasion to mix with the local people and get to know more about their culture and ways of celebrating.
Telde City Council has not announced yet any details about the theme for the 2021 Carnival in Telde, Gran Canaria.
With its beautiful climate all year round, Tenerife is the ideal location for any sporting event, minus those that need lots of snow (which is why most people love the island)
Wondering what to do in Los Cristianos during your holiday here? If you're in Tenerife this November, then you can't miss the Wine Festival in Los Cristianos!
In 2019 the town of La Laguna will celebrate the 16th edition of the event November - Wine Month or Noviembre, Mes del Vino. This event is dedicated to the Tacoronte - Acentejo wine produced in the region and there are 36 wineries that produce this type of wine of Denominated Origin.
The Adeje Tapas Route is back, and apart from tasting the excellent tapas offeredby the participating establishments, you can vote and you can win numerous prizes.
The Canary Islands Wine, Cheese and Honey Fair will be organized on November 2nd and 3rd in the municipality of Valsequillo in Gran Canaria.
In 2019, Santa Cruz de Tenerife will celebrate the 7th edition of the Beer Festival, an event in Tenerife that is already kind of a tradition for people in the capital.
WOMAD Festival 2019 will bring to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria the essence of traditional melodies from Africa, America, Asia and Europe, in a combination of rhythms that have transformed the popular music of the twentieth century.
Come to Corralejo to enjoy the authentic atmosphere of the Oktoberfest, in a sunny location, on one of the most incredible islands in the Canaries. There will be be three days of animation that will make you live the most famous beer festival in Germany. Selection of beer, music and gastronomy specific to the region of Bavaria.
The Plaza del Cristo in La Laguna will host on September 26th the performances of Chalart58 & Matah, Ras Kuko Guest Emeterians Backed By One Xe Band, The Conqueror Project, Ayo Lion and Simmer Dub, Miguel Caamaño, Lava Sound and Tenerife Dancehall Crew.
The Agaete City Council presents the 2019 Agaete Chill Out program that will take place in Puerto de Las Nieves on September 27th, 28th and 29th.
This Friday, on September 27th, the San Miguel Arcángel - Tajao 2019 festivities will begin in the municipality of Arico. The musical performances will lead to an intense weekend of fun, but there will also be activities available for the kids and the entire family.
EVENT IN SEPTEMBER - OCTOBER 2019 IN GRAN CANARIA Fiesta de San Miguel in Valsequillo de Gran Canaria: September 13th - October 6th, 2019
EVENT IN GRAN CANARIA - SEPTEMBER 2019 Fiesta de Nuestra Senora de los Dolores in the capital of Gran Canaria
Handicrafts Fair that travels from place to place on the island of Tenerife. You can come here to enjoy Canarian crafts, music and gastronomy.
El Médano celebrates its festivities in honor of its Patron Saint: Nuestra Señora de las Mercedes de Roja, with an extensive program of events that began last Friday, September 6th, and that will extend until September 24th, which is the patron's day.
Event in Lanzarote September 2019 See the full program below.
Tinajo City Council and the Festival Committee have organized a series of recreational, cultural, sports, musical and religious activities to commemorate the Fiesta of the Patron Saint of the island Lanzarote, La Virgen De Los Dolores.
The municipality of Mogán will hold the IVth edition of the Mango and Summer Avocado Fair next Sunday, September 1st, in Las Gañanías Square in Puerto de Mogán. This edition will include a wide variety of mango and avocados, which are expected to be of really good quality, due to the climatic conditions which have allowed the farmers to obtain a good harvest this year.
Fañabé returns one more year with a big fiesta in honor of the town's patron, Nuestra Señora la Virgen del Campo.
Each August, El Puertito de Adeje celebrates its annual fiestas dedicated to the Virgen del Carmen.
Easter Sunday in 2017: 16 April Easter Week or Semana Santa: 9 April - 15 April Easter is an important holiday in Tenerife and in all of Spain, so there are many religious celebrations organized for this event.
The anual Craft Fair in Fuerteventura, also known as Feria Insular de Artesania has reached its 32nd edition in 2019.
This is an annual event in the resort of Puerto del Carmen, organized by the Hindu community. HOLI is celebrated to welcome the spring with lots of colors. It means the victory of the good over the evil.
This year will mark the 6th Edition for the Feria del Queso y la Cabra - Festival of Cheese & Goat in Playa Blanca, Lanzarote. This event has started back in 2013 and it has gained huge popularity among tourists and locals alike.
This year, the tourism office for Guia de Isora will organize the 5th edition for the Tapas & Wine Night in Playa San Juan.
The festival Fuerteventura en Musica (FEM) has already been confirmed as they announced the dates for the 2019 edition. The organizational work has already started and soon we will know the first names of the artists that will perform during the event.
This event is open to beginners also and it is a great way to start triathlons! The online registration process is open for:
Coming to Tenerife for Easter break? Farra World starts the festive season with an entire weekend of music and party in Costa Adeje!
The Dunas Festival has a long standing tradition in Gran Canaria, celebrated for the first time in 2007. This year the festival will celebrate its 10th anniversary and you can expect a party like no other!
Every year, between the months of January and March, Lanzarote is in a festive mood, with all the fiestas and carnivals that are happening around the island. This year the main events will take place in Arrecife, Puerto del Carmen, Playa Blanca and Costa Teguise.
The Carnival in Santa Cruz de Tenerife is the biggest party in the Canary Islands, when all the fun moves out on the streets of the capital! The theme of the Tenerife Carnival in 2017: Carribean
It looks like 2016 brings more interesting in Christmas events in the Canary Islands, as tourism grows and the local authorities are looking to offer more entertainment.
The city of San Cristobal de La Laguna in Tenerife will host in 2016 it's first Christmas Market. The event will coincide this week with the celebration of 17 years since the city of La Laguna was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1999. Several documentaries will be shown to the public in Doctor Olivera Square, starting at 19:30 and 21:30 on Friday 9 December 2016 and Saturday 10 December 2016.
The Department for Tourism has announced a new event for June, organized in Costa Teguise - Lanzarote.
Like the rest of Spain, Tenerife celebrates the Eve of St. John the Baptist on the night of June 23rd with big bonfires all over the island. This is a festival of pagan origin and it is usually associated with the summer solstice.
Date: Saturday, April 6 and Sunday, April 7 Time: 10 am - 8 pm Place: Pinolere Ethnographic Park (La Orotava)
If you want to experience a carnival in Tenerife North, you can try the small town Santa Ursula, situated relatively close to La Orotava and Puerto de la Cruz.
If you want to experience a carnival in Tenerife North, then we recommend that you go to Tacoronte, an authentic place, which organizes a big event each year.
Los Silos is one of the many towns in Tenerife that organizes an interesting carnival each year. In 2019 the theme of the carnival was From Egypt to Los Silos.
Fiesta del Son is a Cuban celebration held in Alcala, a town in the south of Tenerife. The Spanish slogan for this fiesta is "Un Dia de Cuba en Alcala", which literally translates to a Cuban day in Alcala.
We don't know the dates yet for the carnival in El Medano in 2022, but we will update this article as soon as they are announced, as well as the theme for the edition in the municipality of Granadilla de Abona.
The 6th edition of the wine festival "Sabores de Arico", is a gastronomy event in Tenerife which aims to promote the restaurants in the municipality and the local wines as well.
The Council of Tourism from the City Council of Guía de Isora will organize the IX edition of the Tapas Route: Tapeando Isora. This new edition will take place from November 21st until December 7th 2019, both of the dates inclusive.
On November 11th 2018 a new edition of BAIFO Extreme, the most spectacular and longest obstacle course Fuerteventura will take place in Corralejo.
See the program of the festivities organized in Costa Calma in honor of Santa Marta.
1st edition of the Water Festival / Festival de Agua in Playa Honda
From September 29th to October 14th 2018 Nuestra Senora del Rosario: Patron Saint of Machado, in the municipality of El Rosario, Tenerife
A festival that counts on six major bands and two DJs.
If you're thinking of coming to Santa Cruz de Tenerife for the carnival you have several choices. If you're on holiday in the south of Tenerife, then you can either:
The dates for the 2019 Carnival in Santa Cruz de Tenerife have been announced, so you can already plan your holiday accordingly if you want to participate in the event.
La Geria, in Lanzarote, celebrates this week on the 14th and 15th of August 2018 its festivities in honor of the Virgen de La Caridad, which pay tribute to the wine industry and field workers. On the afternoon of Tuesday, August 14, the festivities will start on the esplanade next to Bodegas Rubicón, along with the bands Janubio and El Geito.
As summer kicks off, Siam Park is getting ready to start its long-awaited 'Siam Nights' - evenings of real fun under the full moon during the months of July and August.
If you'll be in Fuerteventura on holiday during the month of June, these are the events that you can attend in various towns and municipalities: from events in Corralejo, to Puerto del Rosario and even Cofete.
Lots of parties and events in Tenerife in June 2018 - starting with Corpus Christi celebrations and continuing with the Midsummer Night Bonfires, plus other concerts and fiestas.
Corralejo and the entire municipality of La Oliva will celebrate the Canary Islands Day with a program that will have, as a main act, the Popular Canary Dance - Baile Canario - which is scheduled to happen in Plaza Patricio Calero in Corralejo, on Saturday, May 26th 2018.
On May 30th 2018 the town of Puerto del Carmen will be celebrating the Day of the Canary Islands - Dia de Canarias. Here's the complete list of events in Puerto del Carmen for the month of May 2018:
The Tourism office of Puerto del Rosario - Fuerteventura, has announced a new event in the capital of the island called MarEnArt.
Fuerteventura is celebrating carnival season along all the other Canary Islands, with celebrations in all the major cities and resorts: Corralejo, Caleta de Fuste, Puerto del Rosario, Morro Jable.
A new music festival will be celebrated for the first time this year in Fuerteventura and it will be happening right in the capital of Puerto del Rosario!
Get ready for the fiesta, 'cause Lanzarote is starting preparations for the next set of Carnivals!
Each year, the Canary Islands celebrate carnival season between February - March and Lanzarote makes no exception from this rule.
The 2018 Carnival in Santa Cruz de Tenerife has already been announced and here you can find the dates, program and all you need to know about it!
Some of the best European surfers have gathered last week at Siam Park in Tenerife in order to demonstrate their skills by riding the world's largest artificial wave in The Wave Palace. The event was organized by the World Surf League in order to celebrate the end of the 2018 edition of Las Americas Pro Tenerife championship.
Tias Council has announced a photo competition in order to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Puerto del Carmen. Conditions to participate in the competition:
One of the main events in November in Puerto de la Cruz (Tenerife) is dedicated to the great Queen of mystery and murder, in a week long event that is comprised of several activities.
Gran Canaria is recognized as a great place for partying, so during the Carnival days the island is full of life, music and color. Everyone is invited to take part in the festivities and enjoy the free spirit of Gran Canaria!
Gran Canaria has announced the dates and more details regarding the carnival in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, including the theme and the competition for the poster.
UPDATE: See the most recent info about the latest edition of the carnival in Aguimes Aguimes has been one of the first towns in Gran Canaria to announce the dates and the theme for the carnival in 2018. The theme was chosen as usually by the Carnival Commission.
UPDATE: See the info about the latest edition of the carnival in Telde The City Council of Telde in Gran Canaria have recently organized a public vote on Facebook and Google Form in order to choose the theme for the carnival next year.
The Wave Market event represents a way to bring together various activities such as gastronomy, music, fashion, accessories, decoration, kids workshops and many more.
Cultural October in the municipality of La Oliva, Fuerteventura Blues is coming to the streets of Corralejo between 19 and 21 October in an epic event that will celebrate this year its 10th Edition.
This event will take place between October 7h - October 14th in Corralejo, Fuertevetura.
This weekend there's a culinary event happening in Puerto del Carmen called Tapa’s Fair - The taste of tradition or Feria de la Tapa.
It's fiesta time in Costa Teguise! Lots of activities planned for the next days: dancing, music, sports and even theater acts!
The Carnival in Puerto de la Cruz is one of the largest events happening on the island, just after the carnival in Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
Dia de las Tradiciones or Traditions Day is an important event in September in Tenerife, that will take place in the historical center of Arona.
Celebrated in Vega de la Rio Palmas Like every September, a complex program of activities has been prepared in Fuerteventura in order to celebrate Nuestra Senora la Virgen de La Peña.
Tias Town Council has announced a cultural trip to the island of Los Lobos and anyone who wants to participate has to sign up with the Culture Department (Departamento de Cultura).
August will be a busy month in the municipality of Yaiza, a month mainly dedicated to youth and sporting activities for kids and people of all ages as well.
August will be a month full of events in Tenerife, so if you're coming on holiday to the island why not participate in some of them?
Another carnival in the Canary Islands has been announced: The International Carnival of Maspalomas. If you're also interested in the festival happening in the capital, see the dedicated page for the Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Carnival 2018.
A new edition of the Beach Party was announced this year in Caleta de Fuste by the Ayuntamiento de Antigua.
This month Valle Gran Rey in La Gomera will join the celebrations for Fiestas del Carmen with a maritime procession, as well as musical acts with different bands and groups.
Gran Canaria Wind and Waves Festival - 8 July to 16 July 2017 Windsurf World Cup - Festival Pozo Izquierdo The registration for the championship will start on Sunday, July 9th and during the day time you will be able to see the participants competing and at night there will be music and other activities organized.
Midsummer Night Bonfires - 23 June On the 23rd of June we celebrate the summer solstice and there are many legends are myths surrounding this date. On the night of June 23rd it is traditional in Tenerife to light bonfires on the beach, celebrating a new beginning and hoping for better things in the future, while leaving the bad things in the past. Best towns to see the bonfires in Tenerife are Guia de Isora, El Medano, Puerto de la Cruz and Punta del Hidalgo.
The Council of La Oliva has announced that the event Baile Canario in Corralejo for 2017 will be celebrated on 26 May, in anticipation of Dia de Canarias (30 May).
During the month of May, the capital of Tenerife will be celebrating its tradition and culture, especially since the city will also celebrate 523 years of existence and history.
Villaverde will start celebrations in honor of San Vicente Ferrer, the patron of the local church. These festivities will last for a week and will include sports, activities for children and also live music.
Easter is a big holiday in Spain, so the Canary Islands are a popular destination for tourists during this time. There are lots of religious events in the weeks before Easter, but the most important ones happen during the Holy Week, which this year is between 10 - 16 April 2017.
Caleta de Fuste will celebrate this year the typical Sevillan fiesta with flamenco dance, music and beautiful floats. In the entire municipality of Antigua there are residents from many cultures, so it is important to celebrate diversity, especially when there's music and dancing involved.
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The Council for the municipality of Granadilla de Abona has announced a series of cultural events, which will take place between 7 and 15 of April this year. All the events are free to participate in and they will be spread out between 3 towns in the municipality: El Medano, Los Abrigos and Granadilla.
Semana Santa or The Holy Week in La Laguna represents a time when the entire town gets dressed up for the festivities and the churches get prepared for the large amount of people that arrive for the processions.
Every island or the Canaries has its own carnival season and La Gomera is no exception to this rule. Although the parties are not as big as in Tenerife or Gran Canaria, they still attracted a good number of participants, both tourists and locals.
Corralejo will start celebrating today the Invictorock 2017 Festival, where different groups and bands will perform a variety of music styles: Reggae, Ska, Punk, Rock, Heavy Metal, Folk and Rockabilly.
The famous artist Elton John will come to the island of Gran Canaria for a long awaited concert this year!
Every year, between the months of January and March, Fuerteventura and the rest of the islands are dressing up for party and start celebrating their first big event of the year.