Sunday, June 26, 2022

Romería of San Isidro Labrador in La Orotava

Domingo de Romería

On Sunday 26 June 2022, is the Romería in honour of San Isidro Labrador, in it's 86th year, having been started in 1936, in the town of La Orotava, which customarily (except during the pandemic) takes place on the Sunday following the Thursday of the ephemeral carpets. This is probably the largest of these traditional fiestas, has been declared a Festival of National Tourist Interest, has been called The Prettiest Fiesta in the Canary Islands and brings together in the region of 75 ox carts and many thousands of participants and onlookers. 

According to the program (PDF), the procession will begin at 1:30 pm. It usually leaves from the Iglesia de la Concepción. Then at 7 pm in the Plaza Franchy Alfaro there will be dancing to Corinto Band and in the Plaza de la Constitución, the music of DJ Mingo Show.

Romería de La Orotava 2019