Tenerife Carnival 2019

The dates for the 2019 Carnival in Santa Cruz de Tenerife have been announced, so you can already plan your holiday accordingly if you want to participate in the event.

The theme for the carnival will be chosen at a later date, usually after a popular vote on the internet from a series of proposed themes.

Tenerife Carnival 2019 - Santa Cruz de Tenerife Carnival 2019 Dates: 24 February - 10 March

Theme for the 2019 carnival: Las profundidades marinas - The Deep Sea

The theme was chosen as usually by popular vote online and over 11 000 people have participated in the vote. The other proposed options were: The fun & modern Japan, El Infierno, The flirty 50s, New York - the city that never sleeps, Africa savanna, Old West and Exotic Thailand. 

Main events will take place on these dates:

  • Election of the Carnival Queen - to be announced
  • Daytime carnival - to be announced
  • 5 March 2019 - The big parade in Santa Cruz de Tenerife
  • 6 March 2019 - Burial of the Sardine - Entierro de la Sardina

We will add more info about the 2019 carnival in Santa Cruz de Tenerife as soon as we know more details. Follow this page in order to be up to date with news about this event.

Other towns in Tenerife will also celebrate their own carnivals, usually after the big celebration in the capital is over. Depending on where you are staying on the island you may want to go celebrate at the carnival in Los Cristianos, Los Gigantes or Garachico.

The carnival in Puerto de la Cruz is the second largest on the island and will take place almost in the same period as the one in Santa Cruz.

Find the best place to stay in Tenerife when planning your holiday during the carnival. There are lots of nice Airbnb in Santa Cruz if you want to be there for just a few days while the big events are taking place. Use our Airbnb code when you create you new account and you will get up to 30 Euro discount from your first booking.


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