Santa Cruz de Tenerife Carnival 2020

19 February 2020
01 March 2020

Carnival is Tenerife’s most popular festival, especially in the capital, Santa Cruz de Tenerife. This year, the Carnival theme will be American lifestyles in the 1950s.

For about two weeks, starting on 19 February, the streets get filled with joyous bunches of people in colourful fancy dresses. Carnival activities include the Carnival Queen Gala (19 February), the Opening Parade (21 February), the Rhythm and Harmony Krewes Contest (22 February), the Day Celebrations (23 and 29 February), the Big Carnival Parade, or Coso Apoteosis del Carnaval (25 February), the Burial of the Sardine (26 February) and the Afilarmónica NiFú-NiFá Concert and Big Fireworks Show (1 March).

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  • When: From 19 February to 1 March
  • Where: Santa Cruz de Tenerife