Maspalomas Carnival 2020

What will your costume be at the 2020 edition of the carnival in Maspalomas?

If you're in the area of Maspalomas around the middle of March, you must join in on the 2020 International Carnival of Maspalomas.

Also, if you're also interested in the festival happening in the capital, see the dedicated page for the Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Carnival 2019.

Maspalomas Carnival 2020 Dates: 5 - 15 March 2020

The theme for the Maspalomas carnival 2020 has been chosen through a popular vote online, for the first time in the history of the carnival. The option with the most votes was Musicals, with almost 60% of the total number of votes cast. 

So in 2020, the magic of Broadway will move to Maspalomas to bring over the music, dance and colors of the great musicals of history.

The proposed themes for 2020 were the following: The musicals world, Imperial Russia, The magic.

In case you won't bring any special costume with you on holiday, you will be able to find something suitable in one of the Chinese shops or even in some of the big supermarkets.

The schedule below is from the 2020 edition of the carnival in Maspalomas. 

MASPALOMAS CARNIVAL SCHEDULE AND PROGRAM OF EVENTS

March 5th, 2020

  • 8 PM at Yumbo Public Square
    Opening night of the carnival
  • 8:45 PM - Drag Queen Preselection

March 6th, 2020

  • 8 PM at Yumbo Public Square
    Election of the Senior Queen
  • 11 PM - Street Party

March 7th, 2020

  • 5 PM at Yumbo Public Square
    Carnival for children
  • 7 PM - Election of the Children's Queen
  • 11 PM - Street Party

March 8th, 2020

  • 9 PM at Yumbo Public Square
    Election of the Carnival Queen

March 9th, 2020

  • 6 PM at Yumbo Public Square
    Canine Carnival Contest
  • 8 PM - Body Paint Contest

March 10th, 2020

  • 7 PM at Yumbo Public Square
    Borderless Show

March 11th, 2020

Chiringuitos Zone

  • 9 PM - Tropical Party

March 12th, 2020

  • 9 PM at Yumbo Public Square
    Drag Queen Election
  • 11 PM at Yumbo Public Square
    MOGOLLON Party - Street Party

March 13th, 2020

  • 11 AM - At Maspalomas Beach- Rescue of the sardine (travel to Playa del Ingles)
  • 1:30 PM - Sunny Day Party at Yumbo Public Square

  • 9 PM -  Tourist Show
  • 10:30 PM - Salsa Night
  • 00:00 AM - Street Party

March 14th, 2020

  • 5 PM - Carnival Parade - Starts at El Veril in Playa del Ingles, crosses through Av. de Italia, Av. de Gran Canaria and ends at Av. de Touroperator TUI
  • 10 PM - Yumbo Public Square
    MOGOLLON Party - Street Party

March 15th, 2020

Shopping Centre Anexo II - Playa del Ingles

7 PM - Sardine Parade

8:00 PM - Reading of the Sardine's Last Will

8:30 PM - Burial of the Sardine

Schedule for Carnaval de Maspalomas 2020 / Source: Ayuntamiento de la Villa de San Bartolomé de Tirajana

See info about the other carnivals in Gran Canaria.

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