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.
Carnival dates are usually announced a few months ahead of the event, which customarily takes place between the months of February and March.
Each municipality in Fuerteventura chooses a different theme for each year's event, so the groups in the parades will have different types of costumes, according to each of the themes. All the participants in the carnival are encouraged to dress in costumes and get into character, as this makes will give the party much more character and personality.
The parties are very lively and you should expect lots of music and dancing during this time. In this article you can see when your favourite resort will be celebrating its carnival so you can plan your holiday accordingly. If it's your first time on the island and you haven't decided yet on a place to book, you can read more info about where to stay in Fuerteventura to help you decide.
Fuerteventura Carnival Dates 2019
- Dates for Puerto del Rosario Carnival: 22 February - 10 March 2019
- Martes de Carnaval - Carnival Tuesday: March 5th 2019
March 5th 2019 was announced as the official day for the Carnival Tuesday in the capital Puerto del Rosario.
The theme for the Puerto del Rosario Carnival in 2019 will be Video Games (Videojuegos) .
As per usual, the event will consist of several days of party, with music and activities during the day and nights as well.
The actual schedule for the events will be announced at a later date by the Puerto del Rosario.
- Dates for Corralejo Carnival: 14 - 24 March
- Carnival theme in Corralejo: Cities of the world
MAIN EVENTS FOR THE CARNIVAL IN CORRALEJO 2019
The most expected events during the carnival are the Queen Gala, the main parade and the daytime carnival. For a complete schedule of events please cgo to the dedicated page by clicking the link above.
Morro Jable Carnival 2019
- Dates for Morro Jable Carnival 2019: 22 - 30 March 2019
- Carnival theme in Pajara 2019: Time Machine
- Costa Calma Carnival 2019: 14 March
- La Lajita Carnival: 15 March
- Pajara Carnival: 16 March
The entire municipality of Pajara will celebrate the carnivals in 2019 with events dedicated to the main theme: Time Machine (La Machina del tiempo). You can be as creative as you'd like, with costumes from the future and also from the past.
- Dates for Caleta de Fuste Carnival: 22 - 24 February
- Dates for the 2019 Antigua Carnaval: 5 - 17 February
Gran Tarajal Carnival 2019
- Dates for Gran Tarajal (Tuineje) Carnival: 7 - 17 March
- Theme: Myths and legends
Day Time Carnival in Tetir 2019
- Date: 6 April
Day Time Carnival in Betancuria 2019
- Date: 17 March
- Location: Plaza de Betancuria
- Theme: The Caribbean
This will be the 6th year in a row when this carnival is celebrated. Similar to the carnival in La Palma (Los Indianos), everyone is dressed in white, plus there's talcum powder involved here also.
This page will be updated with more details as soon as we receive more information about celebrations and events in Fuerteventura in 2019.