On the 5th of January 2018, the entire island of Gran Canaria will celebrate the visit of the three wise men: Balthasar of Arabia, Melchior of Persia and Gaspar of India.
The Three Kings Parade in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 2018
Location: Santa Catalina Harbour
The festivities will begin with the arrival of the three kings in the capital of Gran Canaria in the harbour of Santa Catalina, at the cruise ship station. They will arrive at 12 PM and they will be greeted by the mayor of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria - Augusto Hidalgo. The access for the public will start one hour before the event, at 11 AM. Families are invited to participate in this event, which will bring joy especially to children who are looking forward to see the three kings.
Start point: Castillo de La Luz
Start time: 5 PM (17:00)
In the evening the festivities will continue with the Three Kings Parade or Cabalgada de los Reyes Magos de Oriente. The three kings will be accompanied by 17 floats and 600 extras, which will offer a great show and spectacle for the participants.
The parade will start at 5 PM from Castillo de la Luz and will move towards San Telmo Park.
Balthasar, Melchior and Gaspar will tour the entire city along with their respective courts, starting from La Isleta and greeting the people and children who came to see them. In addition to the beautifully decorated floats, this year will also participate in the parade a fire truck, large vehicles from the Correos office that will transport the messages children have written to the kings and other decorated vechicles.
The parade will also pass through the street Juan Rejon y Albareda, the Santa Catalina park and will arrive at the final point in San Telmo Park.
Cabalgada de los Reyes Magos in Telde 2018
The big parade of The Three Kings in Telde will start at 17:30 on January th 2018 from the Youth Center towards Franchy Roca Park.