What’s on in Tenerife?

I keep the following list to within a couple of months or so to save server space. If you’re looking for an older event please use the search box to the right. At the top of the diary’s events are general posts about groups of events, like bank holidays, arts and crafts fairs, or meteor showers, etc., but the rest of the entries are chronologically ordered links direct to posts about the events themselves.


2019 public holidays and local fiestas

2018 public holidays and local fiestas

Meteor showers in the Canaries

Arts and crafts fairs in Tenerife

Tenerife motor racing rallies

Ópera de Tenerife 2018-2019 programme

OST 2018-2019 programme

11 November: Santa Cruz marathon 2018

27 Oct-4 Nov: Fería Tricontinental

14-18 November: Exposaldo Invierno – Winter Bargain Fair 2018

5-7 October: Feboda 2018

28 September: OST to perform live soundtrack to accompany screening of Close Encounters of the Third Kind

2 September: Guía de Isora triathlon

29 Aug-10 Sep: Los Abrigos’ fiestas patronales de San Blas

25 Aug-3 Sep: Los Cristianos Virgen del Carmen fiesta

11 August: Annual Los Abrigos Beer Festival

11 August: Bay swim – travesía a nado – in Alcalá

28 July: Craft beer festival in Alcalá

28 July: Arona Summer Festival 2018

27-28 July: Summer Gastromerkado in La Orotava

27 July: Jazz concert on Playa San Juan’s promenade

23-27 July: Adeje Summer University

22 July: RFB Ballet de Moscú’s Don Quijote in Los Cristianos

21-22 July: Indian Ratha Yatra festival in Playa de las Américas

21 July: Boxing night in Adeje

21 July: La Caleta Bay Swim

20-29 July: Canarias Surf Film Festival

20-21 July: Craft beer festival in La Laguna

13 July: Outdoor summer concert in Golf Costa Adeje

11 July: International School of English in La Laguna puts on Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

10 July: Embarcación de la Virgen – Puerto de la Cruz Virgen del Carmen fiesta

7 July: Travesía a nado – bay swim – between Playa La Arena and Puerto Santiago

6 Jul-25 Aug: Sansofé 2018 in El Médano and Los Abrigos

6-8 July: Chirche Day of traditions

July & August: Summer open-air film screenings

30 June: Puerto Street Market takes over Puerto de la Cruz

30 June: Carrera Montaña Aripe

29 Jun-1 Jul: Santa Blues de Tenerife

29 June: Sensaciones ‘Más que Mar’ in Los Abrigos

28-30 June: Feeling Groovy in Adeje

24 June: Stars in the making produce Beauty and the Beast in Adeje

23-24 June: San Juan Bautista – Bonfire night and morning goat bathing

23 June: FACT fundraiser in Playa de las Américas

21 June: Free Yoga Class to mark International Yoga Day in La Orotava for the price of some food for the local food bank

17 June: Third Extreme Mountain Bike Descent in Los Gigantes

16 June: Arona en Colores

15-21 June: Taucho fiestas and Ethnographic Days – rural Tenerife as you’d dream it

13 June: Posture and pelvic floor workshop for cancer patients

11 June: Adeje holds 11th edition of diversity theatre

9-10 June: Despacio Museo Market – Tenerife museum arts and crafts shopping “in the slow lane”

9 June: CajaMar Tenerife Bluetrail 2018

8-10 June: Subida a Guía de Isora rally

7 June: La Orotava Corpus Christi sand carpet display

2-3 June: Fenautica 2018 in Las Galletas

2-3 June: Corpus Christi sand carpets in south Tenerife

1-2 June: Orvecame rally throughout north Tenerife   

31 May-9 June: VI International Jazz Week in La Laguna

30 May: Día de Canarias (and a couple of days either side for the traditional dances, Baile de Magos)

29 May-3 June: ARN Culture Pride festival in Playa de las Américas

29-30 May: Santiago del Teide municipality celebrates Día de Canarias with public concert and full day of events

26 May: Free music concert on Playa San Juan promenade

26 May: First ever craft beer festival in Los Gigantes

25 May-3 June: FICMEC 2018 in Garachico

22-26 May: Tenerife Walking Festival 2018

22-24 May: Santa Cruz food fair – Salon Gastronómico de Canarias 2018

20 May: Annual Costa Adeje Bay Swim cancelled

20 May: XXIII Annual El Médano triathlon

12 May: Street theatre group Burka Teatro brings new drama “Cosas del XVI” to Guía de Isora

10-13 May: Festival Mueca in Puerto de la Cruz

5 May: VII Trail Run Almendros y Volcanes de Santiago del Teide

3 May: The famous Los Realejos fireworks

1 May: Travesía Puerto Colón-Marina del Sur

1 May: RFB Ballet de Moscú’s Swan Lake in Los Cristianos