Los Gigantes Carnival 2022 - Tenerife

Published on February 19, 2021
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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 start of the carnival in Los Gigantes is usually on the second Friday after the big parade in Santa Cruz (which is always on Shrove Tuesday). In 2021 Shrove Tuesday will be on March 1st, which means that the fiesta in Los Gigantes should start on March 11th.

Dates for the Carnival in Los Gigantes: 11 - 13 March 2022 (not confirmed yet)

We will update this page as soon as the program of events is announced for the 2022 edition.

The main events during Los Gigantes Carnival:

  • Election of the Carnival Queen -
  • Grand Carnival Parade
  • Elders Carnival -
  • Drag Queen Gala
  • Burial of the sardine
  • Daytime Carnival in Los Gigantes

What you can expect in terms of weather

Los Gigantes Carnival Previous Editions


  • 2021 edition: 26 - 28 February


  • 2020 edition: 6 - 14 March
  • 2020 theme: 1001 Nights


  • 2019 Edition: 15 March - 23 March
  • 2019 theme was Gods of Olympus


  • 2018 Edition: 23 February - 4 March 2018
  • 2018 theme was Fantasy
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In 2018 there was a controversy regarding the poster, since it was revealed that the author may have stolen various images and illustrations of other designers and used their work without approval in order to create the poster and win the prize. Later on the City Council of Santiago del Teide has announced that the winner had retracted his submission and the poster is now annulled.

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