Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Tenerife Municipal Holidays in 2016

Fiestas patronales del caserío de Las Carboneras, Anaga (Tenerife)

As well as national, regional and island-specific public holidays, each municipality in Tenerife also has its own local public holidays, when town halls and businesses will be closed. Below is a list of those holidays throughout 2016 for each of the 31 municipalities. These dates will also give you a clue to the dates of fiestas held in each district:

ADEJE.
- 20 January. Festivity of San Sebastián.
- 10 October: Festivity of Santa Úrsula, Patrona de la Villa.
ARAFO.
- 9 February: Carnival Tuesday.
- 29 August: Festivity of San Bernardo.
ARONA.
- 9 February: Carnival Tuesday.
- 3 October: Festivity of Santísimo Cristo de la Salud.
ARICO.
- 9 February: Carnival Tuesday.
- 8 September: Festivity of Nuestra Señora de Abona.
BUENAVISTA DEL NORTE.
- 24 August: Festivity of San Bartolomé.
- 25 October: Festivity of Nuestra Señora de Los Remedios.
CANDELARIA.
- 9 February: Carnival Tuesday.
- 26 July: Festivity of Santa Ana.
EL ROSARIO.
- 9 February: Carnival Tuesday.
- 8 August: Festivity of Nuestra Señora de la Esperanza.
EL SAUZAL.
- 9 February: Carnival Tuesday.
- 29 June: Festivity of San Pedro Apóstol.
EL TANQUE.
- 31 August: Festivity of Nuestra Señora de Buen Viaje.
- 17 October: Festivity of Santísimo Cristo del Calvario.
FASNIA.
- 9 February: Carnival Tuesday.
- 22 August: Fiesta Patronal de San Joaquín.
GARACHICO.
- 26 July: Festivity of Santa Ana.
- 16 August: Festivity of San Roque.
GRANADILLA DE ABONA.
- 9 February: Carnival Tuesday.
- 13 June: Festivity of San Antonio de Padua, patron of the municipality.
GUÍA DE ISORA.
- 24 June: Celebration of San Juan Bautista (St John the Baptist).
- 19 September: Celebration of the Santísimo Cristo de la Dulce Muerte.
GÜÍMAR.
- 29 June: Festivity of San Pedro Apóstol.
- 7 September: Festivity of Nuestra Señora del Socorro.
ICOD DE LOS VINOS.
- 9 February: Carnival Tuesday.
- 25 April: Festivity of San Marcos Evangelista, patron of the city.
LA GUANCHA.
- 18 January: Día de Nuestra Señora de La Esperanza.
- 22 August: Monday of the Fiestas Patronales.
LA MATANZA DE ACENTEJO.
- 9 February: Carnival Tuesday.
- 6 August: Día de El Salvador.
LA OROTAVA.
- 9 February: Carnival Tuesday.
- 2 June: Infraoctava del Corpus Christi.
LA VICTORIA DE ACENTEJO.
- 9 February: Carnival Tuesday.
- 5 September: Fiesta of the municipality's patron.
LOS REALEJOS.
- 22 January: Festivity of San Vicente.
- 3 May: Exaltación of the Santa Cruz (Holy Cross).
LOS SILOS.
- 24 June: Festivity of San Juan.
- 8 September: Festivity of Nuestra Señora de la Luz.
PUERTO DE LA CRUZ.
- 3 May: Fiesta de la Exaltación de la Santa Cruz y Conmemoración de la Fundación de la Ciudad (Exhaltation of the Holy Cross and Commemoration of the Founding of the City).
- 12 July: Festivity of the Virgen del Carmen.
SAN CRISTÓBAL DE LA LAGUNA.
- 9 February: Carnival Tuesday.
- 14 September: Fiesta of the Santísimo Cristo de La Laguna.
SAN JUAN DE LA RAMBLA.
- 24 June: Fiesta of San Juan Bautista.
- 12 September: Fiesta of San José.
SAN MIGUEL DE ABONA.
- 9 February: Carnival Tuesday.
- 29 September: Festivity of San Miguel Arcángel.
SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE.
- 9 February: Carnival Tuesday.
- 3 May: Día de la Cruz (Fiesta fundacional).
SANTA ÚRSULA.
- 9 February: Carnival Tuesday.
- 21 October: Día de Santa Úrsula, Patrona del Municipio.
SANTIAGO DEL TEIDE.
- 25July: Festivity of Santiago Apóstol.
- 26 July: Festivity of Santa Ana.
TACORONTE.
- 9 February: Carnival Tuesday.
- 25 November: Festivity of Santa Catalina.
TEGUESTE.
- 25 April: Festivity of San Marcos Evangelista.
- 8 September: Festivity of Nuestra Señora de los Remedios.
VILAFLOR.
- 25 April: Festivity of Hermano Pedro.
- 29 August: Festivity of San Roque y San Agustín.

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