Thursday, January 25, 2018

Traditional Fiestas in San Miguel de Abona

The Church of San Miguel Arcángel, San Miguel de Abona

The fiestas in honour of the town's patron, San Miguel Arcángel (St. Michael the Archangel), including the San Miguel de Abona Romería (Harvest Fair) are those of most importance in the district, where the calendar of celebrations include:

Semana Santa: Procesión Magna y Procesión del Silencio in March / April
Fiesta in El Frontón: First half of May
Corpus Christi: June
San Juan Bautista: 24 June
Ntra. Sra. Virgen del Carmen: 1st half of July in Guargacho
Sagrado Corazón de María: 1st half of August in Aldea Blanca
San Roque: 2nd half of August in San Roque 
San Miguel Arcángel: around 29 September
San Esteban: 2nd half of October in Las Zocas
Santa Cecilia: November

Fluent in Spanish and having spent 16 years on the island, Pamela Stocks has now been translating, researching and publishing information on customs and events in Tenerife for 25+ years. This takes a considerable amount of time and effort, for which she receives no payment whatsoever. If you find this work useful or interesting, please buy her a coffee. Buy Pamela Stocks a Coffee

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