Saturday, July 02, 2022

Great July Festivities in Puerto de la Cruz

The Grandes Fiestas de Julio (Great July Festivities) are back in Puerto de la Cruz and we bring you a preview of the most important events. These began on June 29th with an inauguration and presentation of candidates for the Queen of the Festivities, who will be elected at the Gala on Thursday, 7 July.

On Friday, 8 July there will be an Opening Parade to the Festivities.

On Saturday, 9 July is the ticket-only Dinner and  Costume Country Dance.

Sunday, 10 July sees the Mass and Procession of the Gran Poder de Dios.

With a further Procession of the Gran Poder de Dios (Great Power of God) on Monday, 11 July, and in the evening the Sardinada (Sardine Cook Out) - this will involve sardine based street food and, undoubtedly, entertainments.

The big day of these festivities is Tuesday, 12 July, Día de la Virgen del Carmen (The Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel) - for the Embarcación de Nuestra Señora del Carmen y San Telmo (Embarkation of Our Lady of Carmen and San Telmo), a procession in boats that draws crowds of tens of thousands to the area around the Old Fishing Port and involves a lot of them getting wet.

On Saturday, 16 July, there is a Procession of Nuestra Señora del Carmen.

And on Sunday, 17 July, the Embarcación chiquita (Little Embarkation).

Fiestas y Patrimonio Histórico Artístico de Puerto de la Cruz