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Thursday, August 01, 2019

Tenerife Fiestas in August 2019

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August is the hottest month of the year, but still packed with fiestas and romeríasthe biggest event of which is the Peregrinación a Candelaria (pilgrimage) and fiestas in Candelaria, which take place on the 14 and 15 of August. The most popular part of these annual celebrations is the Ceremony of the discovery of the Virgin of Candelaria, which takes place in the Plaza outside the Basilica on 14 August from about 7:30pm.

15 August is a national public holiday for Asunción de la Virgen (Assumption).

This is quickly followed by the Romería of San Roque in Garachico, always held on 16 August and the Corazones de Tejina on 24 August.

The following dates are municipal holidays in the districts listed: 

  • 5 August: Festival of Nuestra Señora de La Esperanza in El Roasario
  • 6 August: Festival of El Salvador in La Matanza de Acentejo
  • 16 August: Festival of San Roque in Garachico
  • 19 August: Fiestas Patronales in Fasnia
  • 19 August: Fiestas Patronales in La Guancha
  • 24 August: Festival of San Bartolomé in Buenavista de Norte
  • 26 August: Festival of San Bernardo in Arafo
  • 26 August: Festival of San Agustín y San Roque in Vilaflor
  • 31 August: Festividad Nuestra Señora de Buen Viaje in El Tanque

Image by Hans Braxmeier from Pixabay

All events are liable to change beyond our control.

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