The Fiestas del Carmen 2017 in Puerto del Carmen, also called La Tiñosa, will start on the 31st of July by decorating the streets of the village with the traditional flags.
From this moment on La Tiñosa will be full of events for the next two weeks.
Enjoy the opening speech on Thursday, 3rd of August at 21:00, this year by the Coral Marina Puerto del Carmen.
The Fiestas del Carmen in Puerto del Carmen are one of the most awaited and participating celebrations of the whole island.
Most popular events
Famous Maritime Procession on the 12th of August at 18:00.
The Procession in Honor of our Lady of Carmen, which will take place on Sunday the 13th at 19:00.
Live the experience of a Tasting of Traditional Canarian food on Friday the 11th of August at 20:00.
Furthermore during these two weeks you can enjoy various, very typical Canarian Orchestra Concerts, called Verbena, at night time.
Also sport events will be held, for example the traditional run of Barranco del Quíquere on Saturday the 5th, the fishing competition, competitions of the traditional Bola Canaria on different days and the swimming competition at Playa Grande on Sunday the 6th.
Like already last year, there are going to be two Children’s Days where all the kid’s attractions will be offered at a special price of only € 1 for the children and €2 for adults.
These days will be on Tuesday 1st and Tuesday 8th.
You can see the complete programme of Fiestas del Carmen 2017 on the following poster provided to us.
Unfortunately we noted that the complete Saturday, 5th of August is missing on this poster. That is why we are leaving it here for you:
Saturday, 5th of August
9:00 Excursion to the Chapel of Las Nieves. Information and registration at the C.S.C. of Puerto del Carmen and at the Centro de la Tercera Edad in Tías. Price is € 15, this includes breakfast and lunch!
10:00 Triangular indoor football. Memorial Mike Wheeler, in the football ground of the I.E.S. Organized by the A.D.C.R. Club Tiñosa-Tiguafaya.
10:00 Traditional Run La Tiñosa – Barranco del Quíquere. Organized by Asoc. Los Cabosos.
11:30 Kid’s fishing competition
18:00 Theatre by the company “Losotroh”, performing “The legend of the burned island” in Spanish. Square of the harbour in the old town.
21:30 Folkloric Event performed by the folkloric groups “Güerma” and “La Olvia” in the square of the harbour in the old town.
23:00 Canarian Orchestra Concerts with “Kimera Band” and “Otra Clave”.