Puerto de la Cruz Carnival 2022 Dates & Schedule
These are the dates for the 2022 carnival celebrated in Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife. The highlight of the carnival is the Men's Marathon in High Heels, also known as Mascarita Ponte Tacon - it is a funny event, unique to the celebration in Puerto de la Cruz.
This event is the second-largest carnival happening in Tenerife after the carnival in Santa Cruz and it's also considered an event of international importance since it attracts a lot of visitors to the resort.
Puerto de la Cruz Carnival Dates: 17 February - 7 March 2022
The theme for the 2022 carnival in Puerto de la Cruz is "The '90s".
Events for the 2022 carnival in Puerto de la Cruz:
- to be announced - Inauguration of the carnival in Puerto de la Cruz
- to be announced - Gala Infantil
- 11 February - Gala de la Reina Adulta - Election of the Carnival Queen
- 13 February - Cabalgada Anunciadora - Parade to announce the carnival
- 14 February - Carnaval de Dia - Daytime Carnival - Costume contest
- 15 February - Lunes de Carnaval
- 16 February - Martes de Carnaval
- 17 February - Duelo and Burial of the Sardine
- 18 February - German Reception
- 19 February - Mascarita Ponte Tacon - men's marathon in high heels, a representative event for the town's celebrations
- 20 February - Coso Apoteosis - Big Parade of the Carnival in Puerto de la Cruz
- 21 February - Pinata
Everyone involved in the carnival in Puerto de la Cruz, from the designers to the groups and the contestants for the queen title, are already preparing their costumes and allegories so that the next carnival events have the perfect setting for a celebration that hopes to return to a certain sense of normality. The 2022 carnival will take place in Puerto de la Cruz from February 17th until March 7th, when everyone hopes that travel will be easier than it is at the moment.
- The town of Puerto de la Cruz also celebrates a summer carnival, which usually takes place in September.
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