Monday, October 01, 2018

Tenerife Fiestas in October 2018

12 de Octubre, Fiesta Nacional

On 12 October each year the Fiesta Nacional de España (Spanish National Day), also known as Dia de la Hispanidad (Hispanic Day) is celebrated across Spain and the Canary Islands. The day is also celebrated to commemorate the arrival of Columbus in the Americas. Since 2000, October 12 has also been Spain's Day of the Armed Forces, celebrated each year with a military parade in Madrid. It is a public holiday.

There are the following Municipal Public Holidays in Tenerife in October:

8 Oct 18 - Festival of Santísimo Cristo de la Salud in Arona
15 Oct 18 - Festival of Santa Úrsula in Adeje
22 Oct 18 - Festival of Santísimo Cristo del Calvario in El Tanque
22 Oct 18 - Festival of Santa Úrsula - Santa Úrsula
25 Oct 18 - Festival of Nuestra Señora de Los Remedios in Buenavista del Norte

Image: Cristina Cifuentes Some rights reserved

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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