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Tenerife Festivals

As for festivals in Tenerife; there variety of lively events and festivals in Tenerife for the holidaymakers. Participating to a Tenerife festival is one of the best things to do in Tenerife to get to know the island’s culture and have fun.

Carnival Tenerife – February (annual)

As for the Tenerife carnivals; they are one of the best known in the world and Tenerife Carnivals are also the best after those of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. The Tenerife Carnival goes for 27 days take place during February and all the islanders gather together during these annual festivities.

The main celebrations and festivities take place in Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Whoever visits Tenerife during February should not miss the vibrant and bustling celebrations on Tenerife Carnival.

Corpus Christi – June (annual)

Carpets of flowers and volcanic earth in La Orotava and La Laguna.

Canary Island Music Festival – June (annual)

One of the most prestigious European classical music festivals that is organized in Tenerife with the best performers and orchestras.

Nuestra Señora de La Candelaria – 14-15 August (annual)

It is a festival of patron saint of the island of Tenerife held in Candelaria.

Sabandeño Festival – September (annual)

Folklore Music Festival with Canary and foreign groups in la Laguna during the festivities of Christ.

Opera Season – October, November, December (annual)

Organized by the Tenerife association of Friends of the Opera.

San Andrés Wine Tasting Festival – 29-30 November (annual)

It is a wine tasting festival in Icod, la Orotava and Puerto de la Cruz.