In Tenerife we ​​have celebrations for all audiences, dates and places.

Did you go to the Carnival in Santa Cruz? And those of Puerto de la Cruz? The north of the island stands out for these festivities, for their costumes, colors and atmosphere. But the south is no less when it comes to having a great time.

If you are one of those who chases a party, those who want more, if you missed the other carnivals or just feel like going out to have a good time, this is the time and the perfect place to come for your vacation.

The other side of Tenerife celebrates the International Carnival of Los Cristianos, Arona 2017 or better known by locals as the Southern Carnival. Very popular for being later than the conventional dates of carnival that is celebrated more to the north of the island and in the capital.

The southern enclave to collect this holiday is Playa de Los Cristianos, in the municipality of Arona. This year’s theme is Las Vegas and it comes with a very varied program with galas, murgas, dances, festivals, contests, concerts, parades, wigs, costumes, choreographies and much more.

It opens its calendar of events from March 17, when it will take place the Presentation of the Candidates to Queen Children, the Adult and Queen of Carnival 2017.

Afterwards you will be able to enjoy the Drag Queen Gala and the elections of all the queens of the International Carnival of Los Cristianos, Arona 2017.

Do you still want more party? Then you can not miss the 2017 Day Carnival scheduled for Saturday, March 25 from 11:00 a.m. If you go out on Friday night, you can tie the party and rest on Sunday!

But keep forces in your body for what remains…

On the penultimate day in the planning of these carnivals there will be an exhibition of classic and old cars where you can relax a bit, admire these works of art and then get some air, because the march continues with the Great Aposoic Coso of the Carnival.

And if your body does not give more, but it gives you regret that the holidays are over, you are invited to the Burial of the southern Sardine to bid farewell to these days of celebration. You have to wear black, but with a lot of glitter and above all a lot of humor, satire, laughter and the desire to have fun.

On Monday, March 27, starting at 9:00 pm, the end of the Southern Carnival begins and also is the beginning of your holiday planning to return next year.

You will see how much desire you will have to repeat!

In Tenerife every year enjoyment and laughter are guaranteed thanks to the celebration of the Carnival.

There is a special day in the schedule of your schedule in which there is a very particular reason to go out to the street.

This year will be held on the first Wednesday of March, at 9:00 pm at the Juan Pablo II location of the capital of Tenerife.

After a month full of costumes, parties, lights, glitter, music and good atmosphere, comes the day of the Burial of the Sardine, in spanish named as “El Entierro de La Sardina”. 

This is a typical ceremony of the dates that announces the end of the Carnival with parades of a more funeral style, but with a waste of laughter, jokes, nice jokes and a thousand other things.

Although it is a combination that may sound a bit strange, it turns out to be the perfect mix to have a great time.

The parades during the Burial of the Sardine are a parody of a funeral procession that is traditionally celebrated on Ash Wednesday, ending the journey with the sardine burning as a representative figure of the Carnival.

The carnival parties are then dismissed with this event and the beginning of Holy Week begins.

The Burial of the Sardine is also a symbolic way of burying the past along with errors, reborn clean, with more strength and experience.



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