Carnaval 2017 Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Programme of Events for Santa Cruz's World Famous CarnavalWed Feb 15th 2017 to Sun Mar 5th 2017
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Internationally hailed as the biggest carnaval outside of Brazil, the Santa Cruz Carnaval is a sight to behold with more activities, shows and entertainment then you can shake a stick at!
The carnaval directors have just shared the 2017 programme which is full to the rafters of parades, galas and performances.
11th February: Murgas Contest (A form of musical theatre performed by groups in costumes especially for carnaval)
24th February: Opening of Carnival Parade
26th February Carnaval de Día – Day time Carnival for the Family with lots of activities and live entertainent.
28th February Grand Carnival Parade “Coso Apoteosis del Carnaval” (4 pm)
1st March Entierro de la Sardina - a 'wake' parade for a big sardine where everybody wears black.
4th March Carnaval de Día – Day time Carnival for the Family with lots of activities and live entertainent.
The big nights to go out and join the crowds on the streets for a rip-roaring street party (not for the feint of hearted) then the biggest nights are 24th, 25th and 27th of February and the 3rd and 4th March.