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Thursday, January 16, 2020

Guide to Romerías in Tenerife 2020

Bajada al Socorro 2013 Photo: Jose Mesa, Some rights reserved.

Romerías in Tenerife are one of the most colourful and fun ways to enjoy the island's traditional fiestas and immerse yourself in some Canarian culture. And as in previous years, the folk from La Casa de Los Balcones have published a 2020 Guide to Romerías in Tenerife, which we reproduce here. Some dates are already confirmed and others remain to be confirmed. We will try to make every effort to keep this list updated.

The romerías arise from religious pilgrimages, made first to Rome (hence the term “romería”), then brought to each municipality making the pilgrimage towards the church. In Tenerife, the oldest celebration not only of the island but of the entire archipelago is the “Romería del Socorro”, celebrated in the municipality of Güímar in September. In 2020, 7 September for the Bajada de la Virgen del Socorro, is a public holiday in Tenerife.

These festivals are accompanied by music, dancing and a lot of food and free-flowing wine. They are public and FREE: all that's required is to turn up and enjoy.

JANUARY

  • 12/01/2020 – Romería in honour of San Antonio Abad – Tigaiga, Los Realejos
  • 19/01/2020 – Romería in honour of San Antonio Abad – Arona
  • 19/01/2020 – Romería in honour of San Antonio Abad – Chío
  • 20/01/2020 – Romería de San Sebastián – Adeje
  • 25/01/2020 – El gran puchero and tradicional Baile de Magos – La Florida, La Orotava
  • 26/01/2020 – Romería in honour of San Antonio Abad and Ntra. Sra. la Virgen de la Esperanza – La Florida, La Orotava [Fiesta de Interés Turístico de Canarias]
  • 26/01/2020 – Romería in honour of San Antonio Abad – Buenavista del Norte
  • 26/01/2020 – Romería in honour of San Antonio Abad – Güímar
  • 26/01/2020 – Pilgrimage with animals in honor of San Antonio Abad – (Barrio de San Antonio) La Matanza

MARCH

  • 21/03/2020 – Romería de San José in Barranco Hondo (Candelaria) 

APRIL


  • 26/04/2020 – Romería de San Marcos (Tegueste) CANCELLED

MAY

  • (still to confirm) – Paseo Romero – Tíncer, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
  • (still to confirm) – Paseo romero por la Fiesta de La Cruz – Barrio del Calvario, El Sauzal
  • 01/05/2020 – Romería in honour of San Alejo – San Alejo, El Tanque
  • 09/05/2020 – Romería de la Sabina Alta – Fasnia
  • 10/05/2020 – Romería in honour of San Isidro – El Pico – Tejina, La Laguna
  • (still to confirm) – Romería de Ntra. Sra. de Fátima – Valle San Lorenzo, Arona
  • (still to confirm) – Romería in honour of San Isidro – San Isidro, Granadilla de Abona
  • (still to confirm) – Paseo Romero de Aguagarcía, Tacoronte
  • [still to confirm] – Romería de San Matías – Taco, La Laguna
  • 12/05/2020 – Romería San Isidro – Arguayo, Santiago del Teide
  • 13/05/2020 – Romería de la Virgen del Buen Viaje – Santa Cruz de Tenerife
  • 15/05/2020 – Romería Chica – Los Realejos
  • 17/05/2020 – Fiesta Romera en Honor a San Isidro – Guía de Isora
  • 17/05/2020 – Romería in honour of San Isidro Labrador – Valle de Guerra, La Laguna
  • 17/05/2020 – Romería in honour of San Isidro – Guía de Isora
  • 17/05/2020 – Romería in honour of San Isidro Labrador – El Chorrillo, El Rosario
  • 17/05/2020 – Romería in honour of San Isidro Labrador – Ruigómez, El Tanque
  • 17/05/2020 – Romería in honour of Ntra. Señora de Fátima – La Sabinita, Arona
  • 31/05/2020 – Romería de Las Mercedes (La Laguna)
  • 31/05/2020 – Romería in honour of San Isidro Labrador – La Corujera, Santa Úrsula
  • 31/05/2020 – Romería de San Isidro Labrador – Los Realejos

JUNE

  • (still to confirm) – Paseo Romero – Puerto de la Cruz.
  • 07/06/2020 – Romería de San Isidro – Guamasa, La Laguna.
  • (still to confirm) – Romería de San Isidro Labrador – Barrio de La Mancha, Icod de Los Vinos.
  • (still to confirm) – Romería de San Antonio de Padua – Granadilla de Abona.
  • (still to confirm) – Romería de San Isidro – Tacoronte.
  • 21/06/2020 (17:30hrs) – Romería de San Juanito – Igueste, Candelaria.
  • 21/06/2019 [still to confirm] – Paseo Romero de San Juanito – Punta del Hidalgo, La Laguna.
  • 28/06/2020 – Romería de San Isidro – Las Carboneras, La Laguna.
  • 18/06/2020 – Infraoctava del Corpus Christi de La Orotava (día de las alfombras).
  • 20/06/2020 – Subida del Santo – La Orotava.
  • 21/06/2020 – Romería de San Isidro – La Orotava [Fiesta de Interés Turístico Nacional].

JULY

  • 04/07/2020 – Romería in honour of Santa Isabel de Portugal en El Fraile (Arona)
  • 05/07/2020 – Romería in honour of Santo Hermano Pedro de San José de Betancur – Llano del Moro, El Rosario.
  • 12/07/2020 – Romería in honour of San Benito de Abad – La Laguna [Fiesta de Interés Turístico]
  • 12/07/2020 – Paseo Romero con carros (tractores agrícolas) engalanados – Barrio de Ravelo – El Sauzal
  • 15/07/2020 – Romería chica in honour of Santa Ana y San Roque de la Villa y Puerto y Baile de Magos de San Roque – Garachico
  • 14/07/2020 – Embarcación de la Virgen del Carmen – Puerto de La Cruz
  • (still to confirm) – Romería de Santa Ana y San Joaquín – El Ortigal, La Laguna
  • (still to confirm) – Romería in honour of la Virgen del Carmen – Los Campitos, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
  • 26/07/2020 – Romería de Las Nieves – Finca España, La Laguna
  • 26/07/2020 – Romería in honour of S. Antonio Abad y Sagrado Corazón de Jesús – El Portezuelo (Tegueste)
  • 26/07/2020 – Romería in honour of San antonio abad – Aguamansa (La Orotava).

AUGUST

  • 02/08/2020 – Romería in honour of la Virgen de Nuestra Señora de La Esperanza – El Rosario
  • 08/08/2020 – Bajada de las Hayas – La Guancha
  • 14/08/2020 – Romería de la Candelaria – Candelaria
  • 16/08/2020 – Romería in honour of San Roque – Garachico
  • 16/08/2020 – Romería de San Roque – Chiguergue, Guía de Isora
  • 16/08/2020 [still to confirm] – Romería in honour of San Luis Rey – El Charco del Pino, Granadilla de Abona
  • 16/08/2020 (still to confirm) – Romería Barquera in honour of San Casiano – Las Galletas, Arona
  • Finales de agosto [still to confirm] – Corazones de Tejina – Tejina, La Laguna
  • 23/08/2020 – Romería in honour of San Roque y San Agustín – Vilaflor
  • 29/08/2020 – Romería in honour of San Agustín – Arafo
  • 29/08/2020 – Romería in honour of San Isidro – La Victoria de Acentejo

SEPTEMBER

  • (still to confirm) – Romería Barquera en Honor a San Blas – Los Abrigos, Granadilla de Abona
  • 07/09/2020 – Bajada de la Virgen del Socorro – Güímar
  • 08/09/2020 – Subida de la Virgen del Socorro – Güímar
  • (still to confirm) – Romería in honour of Santa María de la Cabeza y San Isidro Labrador – Benijos, La Orotava
  • 12/09/2020 – Romería in honour of San José – San José, San Juan de La Rambla
  • 12/09/2020 – Romería de los Roques – Desde el casco de Fasnia a Los Roques
  • (still to confirm) – Romería Barquera in honour of Nuestra Señora de Las Mercedes – El Médano, Granadilla de Abona
  • (still to confirm) – Romería in honour of San Miguel de Abona – San Miguel de Abona

OCTOBER

  • 04/10/2020 – Romería de La Perdoma (La Orotava)
  • 18/10/2020 – Romería en Honor a Santa Úrsula – Adeje

NOVEMBER

  • (still to confirm) – Romería del Volcán en Santiago del Teide

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