Gran Canaria Carnivals 2024 - Dates & Events - Full Guide 2024

Published on October 05, 2023
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Join in the fun of the carnivals in Gran Canaria!

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!

Carnivals in Gran Canaria 

If you're into partying all night long, then you should definitely consider visiting the island during carnival season.

The main events usually take place in the capital - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Maspalomas, Mogan and Galdar. Several other towns in different municipalities also organize their own festivities: Ingenio, Aguimes, Telde, Teror, La Aldea. 

If you're on the island during the carnival, no matter where in Gran Canaria you are staying, we definitely recommend you to participate in at least one of these events, as they are so much fun and you're on holiday after all...

Carnivals in 2024

Carnivals are coming back to Gran Canaria this year and they will be celebrated once again without restrictions!

2024 Carnival Dates in Gran Canaria

  • LAS PALMAS: 26 January - 18 February, 2024 
  • MASPALOMAS: 7 - 17 March, 2024
  • COSTA MOGAN (ARGUINEGUIN): Not announced yet
  • GALDAR: 2 - 17 February, 2024
  • AGUIMES: 15 February 2024  - Carnival Thursday
  • AGAETE: Not announced yet
  • TELDE: Not announced yet
  • LA ALDEA: Not announced yet
  • TEROR: 13 February, 2024 - Carnival Tuesday
  • ARUCAS: Not announced yet

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Carnival 2024

  • The 2024 Carnival in Las Palmas will be celebrated between 26 January - 18 February.
  • The theme for the 2024 edition was already announced and it's "Los Carnavales del Mundo", Carnivals of the world.
  • You can read more on the page dedicated to the Las Palmas Carnival.

The carnival in Gran Canaria's capital is usually a great time to visit the city, as it becomes vibrant and full of color, with a great atmosphere, especially during the Daytime Carnivals (Carnavales de Dia). Check out the dedicated page linked above to find out more about the largest carnival in Gran Canaria.

Costa Mogan Carnival 2024

  • Dates for the Mogan Carnival: Not announced
  • Celebrated in: Arguineguin
  • This year the theme for the Carnaval in Costa Mogan has not been announced yet.
  • More details in the dedicated page for the event.

Maspalomas Carnival 2024

  • Dates for Maspalomas Carnival: 7 - 17 March, 2024
  • The theme: To be announced
  • You can see more info on the dedicated page for the Carnival in Maspalomas.

Galdar Carnival 2024

  • The 2024 Carnival in Galdar will be celebrated between 2 -17 February, 2024.
  • All the festivities usually take place in Plaza de Santiago (Santiago Square)
  • See more info on the page dedicated to this event

Aguimes Carnival 2024

  • In 2024, Carnival Thursday in Aguimes will be celebrated on February 15th, which will be a local holiday.
  • More info is available on the dedicated page of the event.

Agaete Carnival 2024

  • The 2024 Carnival in Agaete has not been announced yet.
  • More info available on the dedicated page for Agaete carnival.

Telde Carnival 2024

  •  The 2023 Carnival in Telde has not been announced yet.
  • Read more info on the dedicated page for Carnaval de Telde.

La Aldea de San Nicolas Carnival 2024

  • Dates for the La Aldea de San Nicolas Carnival: not announced yet.
  • The theme of the carnival - not announced yet.
  • See more info about this carnival on the dedicated page

Teror Carnival 2024

  • Dates for Las Carnestolendas in Teror: Carnival Tuesday will be celebrated on February 13th, 2024.
  • The carnival theme - 

Arucas Carnival 2024

  • Dates: Not announced yet
  • The theme is - Not announced yet
  • See the dedicated page for Arucas Carnival

All of the Canary Islands have their own celebration of the carnival, with the Carnival in Tenerife being the largest of them all and also the second-largest in the world (only after Rio de Janeiro). Usually there are carnivals on all the islands, as the locals and tourists alike celebrate the carnival season in all the archipelago.

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