Monday, April 04, 2011

Santa Cruz Carnaval Dates for 2012

Carnival 2012 in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

With Carnaval 2011 in Tenerife now over, no doubt, it’s already time for the participants in next year’s festivities to start practicing their dance steps and sew the sequins on their costumes. If you missed this year’s events and want to make sure you don’t next year, or want to come again, here are the relevant dates for your diary so you can plan.

Carnaval 2012 in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

  • Wednesday, February 15th, 2012: Gala for the Election of the Carnaval Queen. This spectacular event is best seen on TV, from 9 p.m.
  • Friday, February 17th, 2012: Opening Parade, usually from 8 p.m.
  • Tuesday, February 21st, 2012: Main Parade, from 4 p.m.
  • Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012: Burial of the Sardine 9 p.m.
  • Saturday, February 25th, 2012: Daytime Carnaval 1 p.m. onwards.
  • Sunday, February 26th, 2012: Parade of Vintage Cars 10 a.m. onwards.

(Always providing that things go according to the usual schedule, they usually do, but we cannot be held responsible for changes that are beyond our control.)
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