Update 18 October: The Miss Sur contest, which was postponed because of the weather, has been rescheduled for Saturday 24 October in the Plaza de España, Adeje. Today in Adeje the romeria is going ahead as planned.
Update 15 October: Adeje Ayuntamiento has said that due to the weather conditions and official alerts, tomorrow (Friday) evening’s open-air events forming part of the Fiestas Patronales have been suspended. These include the Miss Sur contest in the Plaza de España and the street party afterwards; tonight the Miss Sur dress rehearsal was cancelled as a result of the rain. A decision on Saturday and Sunday’s events will be taken tomorrow – and any news will be posted in Spanish on the Ayuntamiento page and in English on Adeje English Time’s blog HERE.
Update 7 October: Adeje’s Fiestas Patronales in honour of the Virgin of the Incarnation are the finishing touch to the month-long Lustrales celebrations, and will open with a Gala show and concert this Saturday, and end with the town’s spectacular romeria on Sunday, 18 October. The full programme of events was presented yesterday by Adeje mayor José Miguel Rodríguez Fraga, along with creative development councillor Adolfo Alonso and Adeje parish priest, Honorio Campos, and can be downloaded HERE. “These are festivities for everyone”, said the mayor, adding that there were 14 local fiestas in the region but this one was universal as “it is the last in the festival calendar and is in celebration of our Patron”.
Original post 19 August: Adeje will be celebrating its Fiestas Lustrales de Nuestra Señora de la Encarnación throughout September this year. The fiesta is a five-yearly one, and there is a wide programme of events from 28 August to 4 October which will see the virgin’s statue visit all the towns and villages of the municipality, ending up in Adeje town itself to coincide with the beginning of the fiestas patronales in October. The full programme is HERE, and includes:
Sept 6-12: La Hoya, Tijoco Bajo, La Concepción and Tijoco Alto. Sept 13 – 19 Armeñime, El Puertito, Playa Paraíso, Callao Salvaje, Marazul, Las Rosas and Los Menores.
Sept 20-26 Los Olivos, Las Nieves, el Galeón, Las Moraditas, Taucho, La Quinta, Las Torres, La Postura and La Viña.
Sept27 – Oct 2 La Caleta, Fañabé, Miraverde, Puerto Colón and Costa Adeje.
On Sunday 4 October, the statue will be escorted from the church in La Caleta back to Adeje town. As always, the council stresses that all residents of the municipality of Adeje, as well as of other municipalities, are welcome to the festivities.
photo: Adeje Ayuntamiento