Maspalomas Carnival 2024 - Dates & Events

Published on August 31, 2023
Gran CanariaMaspalomasEvents in Maspalomas
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What will your costume be at the next edition of the carnival in Maspalomas?

The carnival in Maspalomas is usually celebrated three weekends before Easter that year, which would mean that the main carnival weekend in 2024 would be between 15 - 17 March.

Maspalomas Carnival 2024 Dates: 7 - 17 March

The international carnival of Maspalomas starts on March 7th and does so with a program full of events. 

The Yumbo shopping center will once again be the center of the carnival in Maspalomas. 

Ten days of music and color are set to begin in the south of the island of Gran Canaria at the amazing carnival in Maspalomas!

Events at the Maspalomas Carnival 

  • Opening night of the carnival
  • Drag Queen Preselection
  • Election of the Senior Queen
  • Street Party
  • Carnival for children
  • Election of the Children's Queen
  • Street Party
  • Election of the Carnival Queen
  • Canine Carnival Contest
  • Borderless Show
  • Tropical Party
  • Body Paint Contest
  • Drag Queen Election
  • MOGOLLON Party - Street Party
  • At Maspalomas Beach- Rescue of the sardine (travel to Playa del Ingles)
  • Sunny Day Party at Yumbo Public Square
  • Tourist Show
  • Salsa Night
  • Street Party
  • 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
  • MOGOLLON Party - Street Party
  • Burial of the Sardine

In case you don't bring any special costumes 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.

Schedule of events for the Carnival in Maspalomas

This page will be updated with the full schedule for Maspalomas Carnival 2024 as soon as it is announced by the organizers. 

The main events are the Gala for the election of the Carnival Queen and of course one of the events that you shouldn't miss is the Drag Queen Gala. The next events on the agenda will be the big Carnival Parade that will go through the main streets of the municipality.

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