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Tenerife 2014 events

Romeria De San Marcos

Date (To be confirmed):
April 2014

This festival held in charming Tegueste marks the start of Tenerife's relig ......

This festival held in charming Tegueste marks the start of Tenerife's religious festival period. Thousands of people dress in traditional costumes to honour St. Mark the Evangelist. Colourful floats parade down the streets of the village accompanied with lots of song and dance. Locals hand out potatoes, eggs, meat and last but by no means the least: wine from the area to celebrate friendship.

Event cost:
Free.

Category:
Food & Drink

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Feast of Corpus Christi

Date (To be confirmed):
June 2014

A festival rooted deeply in religion centered around intricate colourful ca ......

A festival rooted deeply in religion centered around intricate colourful carpets made out of flower petals and volcanic sands. The highlight of the festival is an 800 square meter tapestry (made out of petals and sand from the protected Teide National park) covering the central square in front of La Otava's town hall. A beautiful piece of art which lasts only a few hours until the Procession takes place across the suare.

Venue:
La Orotava

Event cost:
Free.

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Perseid Meteor Shower

Date (To be confirmed):
August 2014

The Perseid Meteor Shower is a beautiful natural spectacle in the sky. More ......

The Perseid Meteor Shower is a beautiful natural spectacle in the sky. More than 60 shooting stars sip across the sky every hour. Mount Teide, Spain's tallest mountain, where there is minimal light pollution and clear dark skies makes for a great viewing point.

Venue:
Teide National Park

Event cost:
Free.

Category:
Nature & Wildlife

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Fiesta de Los Corazones de Tejina (Hearts of Tejina)

Date (To be confirmed):
August 2014

This fiesta is one of Tenerife's quirkest, bringing together three of the l ......

This fiesta is one of Tenerife's quirkest, bringing together three of the largest districts of La Laguna to compete in a friendly competition to create the biggest and most spectacular hearts. The materials that are used are just as off beat: beech, flowers, fruits amongst others. The hearts weight almost 800 kilos and are paraded through the streets and eventually to the church where they are offered to the Patron Saint: San Bartolome. The fiesta also includes song, dance, poetry and bonfires.

Venue:
La Laguna

Event cost:
Free.

Category:
Entertainment

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Festival Of San Andres

Date (To be confirmed):
November 2014

This a great one for wine enthusiasts. This festival takes place every year ......

This a great one for wine enthusiasts. This festival takes place every year on the eve of San Andres day in Icod De Los Vinos (Place of Wine) when wine makers open their cellars to visitors. The festival also involves brave young youth of the region sliding down the steep streets on greased pinewood boards at breakneck speed. On the menu is roasted chestnuts, gofio (toasted cereal paste) and a variety of local produce.

Venue:
Icod do Los Vinos

Event cost:
Free.

Category:
Culture

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Tenerife 2015 events

Tenerife Carnival

Date (To be confirmed):
February 2015

While there is no dearth of events in Tenerife, this yearly carnival is def ......

While there is no dearth of events in Tenerife, this yearly carnival is definitely the highlight! Touted to be the world's second largest festival of its kind, it's over ten days of street parades, live music and a variety of other performing arts. This year's theme is '60's Flower Power'.

Venue:
Santa Cruz

Event cost:
Free.

Category:
Entertainment

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Edited by Jane Duru
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