Pajara Carnivals 2023: Morro Jable, Costa Calma, La Lajita, Pajara

Gran canaria events carnival

All the municipalities in Fuerteventura are celebrating each year the carnival season and the south of the island makes no exception.

The municipality of Pajara usually organizes events in 4 towns: Morro Jable, Costa Calma, La Lajita, Pajara.

The events normally start with the carnival in Costa Calma and they will end with the carnival in Morro Jable.

Pajara Carnival dates: 2 - 19 March 2023

  • Morro Jable Carnival: 10 - 19 March 2023
  • Costa Calma Carnival: 2 March 2023
  • La Lajita Carnival: 3 March 2023
  • Pajara Carnival: 4 March 2023

The City Council of Pájara has presented the program for this year's carnival festivities in the municipality. The theme chosen for 2023 has been the 'Sea and the Earth' and, under this theme, more than 15 events will be carried out in different spaces of the municipality, with more than fifty artists and groups.

The Councilor for Festejos, Alejandro Cacharrón, invites the entire population to enjoy the carnival festivities and details that the program will take place in Costa Calma, La Lajita, Pájara and Morro Jable. 

"The neighbors will be able to enjoy during these two weeks the carnival galas in these towns, the traditional parade, batucadas, musical performances, festivals, dance, Drag Queen galas, multiple activities that involve the little ones [...] as well as a day dedicated to boys and girls with autism, with events specially designed for them”, indicates the councilor.

See what to expect in terms of weather and temperatures in Fuerteventura in March.

Schedule - Carnival events 

In the municipality of Pajara, the 2023 carnival will be held from March 2 to 19 under the theme 'Mar y Tierra'.

The carnival in Pajara will start on March 2nd with the Carnival Gala in Costa Calma (7 PM on Av. Jahn Reisen), will continue on March 3rd in La Lajita, also with a Carnival Gala at 8 PM in Plaza de la Lajita, then on SAturday it will be the turn of the town of Pajara to celebrate, starting at 12:00 PM in Plaza de Pajara.

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Carnival theme in Pajara

In 2023, the theme in the municipality of Pajara is "Mar y Tierra" (Sea and Earth).

Usually, all the residents are encouraged to take part in the carnival, by participating in the parades and float decorations and also by participating in the competition for the Carnival Queen.

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Poster for the 2023 edition of Pajara Carnival (Morro Jable, Costa Calma)
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