Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Carnival 2018

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.

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Carnival Dates: 26 January - 18 February 2018

Carnival theme for the event in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria: Magic and fantastic creatures

The theme for the 2018 event was chose by public vote on the online platform of the carnival and the options were: Fabulous Las Vegas (2nd place, 1635 votes), Once upon a time (1094 votes), Around the world in 80 Days (931 votes), The Distant Orient (788 votes) and the winner theme - Magic and fantastic creatures with 2146 votes, out of the 6594 total.

gran-canaria-carnival-2018

Schedule and main events:

26 January: Opening night at 21:00

February 1st: Adult Costume Competition at 21:00 h

3 February: Vegueta Carnival at 12:00 h

4 February: Canine Carnival at 12:00 h

9 February: Queen Gala at 21:00 h - tonight the carnival will choose its Queen for the year

10 February: Carnival in the sun - daytime fiesta 17:00  h, followed by Drag Queen preselection at 21:00 h

11 February: Daytime Carnival in Santa Catalina 12:00 h

12 February: Traditional Carnival 17:00 h and Drag Queen Gala at 21:00 h

17 February: Main Carnival Parade in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 17:00 h

18 February: The Burial of the Sardine 19:00

The winner for the competition for the poster of the carnival has ended and the winning poster has a giant dragon as a main focus point, as a symbol for the fantastic creatures in the theme.

This article will be updated with more information as soon as it is available.

You can also see more info about the other similar carnivals in Gran Canaria in 2018:

Aguimes Carnival

Maspalomas Carnival

Telde Carnival

 

 

SHARE
Read more news about the Canary Islands
Poema del mar gran canaria

Poema del Mar, the incredible aquarium ready to be ...

THEME PARKS - December 11, 2017

Update December 11th 2017 We now know the date of the grand opening for Poema del Mar - 17 December 2017, hoping to attract around 500 000 visitors ...

Windmill fuerteventura

5 secret places and unusual attractions in ...

NATURE & OUTDOORS - March 17, 2017

Fuerteventura is well known for its amazing beaches, with hundreds of km of coastline and turquoise waters, but there's so much to do and see around ...

El medano islas canarias tenerife

Tenerife will be one of the filming locations for the ...

EVENTS - April 20, 2018

Photo source: dccomics.com The island of Tenerife will be one of the filming locations for the next Wonder Woman movie, starring the Israeli actress ...

Playa chica fuerteventura puerto rosario

MarEnArt event in Puerto del Rosario, Fuerteventura

EVENTS - April 11, 2018

The Tourism office of Puerto del Rosario - Fuerteventura, has announced a new event in the capital of the island called MarEnArt. This event will ...

Festival cheese goat lanzarote playa blanca 2017

Cheese & Goat Festival in Playa Blanca, Lanzarote 2018

EVENTS - March 20, 2018

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 ...

Canary islands airbnb lanzarote

Property sales in Tias (Lanzarote) have increased by ...

ACCOMMODATION - March 16, 2018

In Tias, the municipality that concentrates the main tourist area of ​​Lanzarote, there is an important boom in property transmissions with new ...

© GuideToCanaryIslands 2018 by