The following list is kept to within a couple of months or so for ease of reference. If you’re looking for information about an older event please use the search box to the right. At the top of the diary’s events are general links to posts about groups of events like public holidays, arts and crafts fairs, meteor showers, etc., but the rest of the entries are reverse chronologically ordered links direct to posts about the events themselves.


2019 public holidays and local fiestas

Meteor showers in the Canaries

Tenerife motor racing rallies

Arts and Crafts Fairs

10 November: Santa Cruz marathon 2019

25-27 October: Feboda 2019

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

4-6 July: West Side Story in Santa Cruz auditorium

27 June: La Orotava Corpus Christi carpets

18-23 June: Keeping up with … Arona Summer Festival!

15 June: Il Divo concert in Adeje Golf

8-9 June: Fenautica 2019 in Las Galletas

8 June: Tenerife Bluetrail extreme mountain race

7 June: First summer ball for Amigos de Gillian Banks charity which helps underprivileged children

1 June: KittyCatz fundraiser for young and sick cats at Yates Bar

25 May-2 Jun: FICMEC 2019 in Garachico

21-25 May: Tenerife Walking Festival 2019

21-23 May: Santa Cruz food fair – Salon Gastronómico de Canarias 2019

18 May: Expomotor 2019 in San Isidro

9-12 May: Festival Mueca in Puerto de la Cruz

5 May: Rogativa de la Virgen de la Encarnación pilgrimage in Adeje

4 May: Craft beer festival in Puertito de Güímar

4 May: XVII Feria del Libro de Adeje 2019

4 May: Trail Run Almendros y Volcanes de Santiago del Teide

3 May: The famous Los Realejos fireworks

29 April: Lion King in Los Cristianos’ auditorium

19 April: The Pasión 2019 – Adeje’s Passion Play on Good Friday

18-21 April: Guía de Isora’s Pascua Florida

13 April-10 May: The Memory of the Forest – photographic exhibition of ephemeral art of the pinocha in Guía de Isora

11-13 April: Arona’s annual Feria del Libro in Los Cristianos

7 April: Las Galletas Half Marathon

7 April: Las Burras de Güímar

6-7 April: IX Feria del Queso de Canarias in Pinolere ethnographic museum village

6 April: El Arca de Noé homeless charity fundraiser in Los Cristianos

31 March: Annual El Médano Triathlon

31 March: National bantamweight title fight in Santa Cruz

30-31 March: Trail Fuente Alta Vilaflor

30 March: Noche de tapas y vino in Playa San Juan

29 March: Chio hosts new Boleros al Vino wine event

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

28-30 March: Santiago del Teide announces first Magic of Science and Technology fair in Playa la Arena

24 March: Holi Mela Hindu festival of colours in La Caleta

24 March: Spring Run in the Golden Mile, Playa de las Américas

23 March: Legendary Swedish rock group “Europe” in Tenerife

17 March: Celebrate St Patrick’s Day in the Golf del Sur

15-16 March: Arona unveils Silver Age Fair for the over 55s

15 March: Official book launch for Richard Attree’s Too Close to the Wind

5-9 March: FIMA 2019: Festival Internacional de Música Arona

17-24 February: International Festival and Academy of Music in Tenerife 15th anniversary concerts

16 Feb-1 Apr: Carnaval 2019 (Santa Cruz, Puerto de la Cruz, Los Cristianos)

12 February: El Arca de Noé, association for those who have been “left behind”, holds charity fun event in Los Cristianos

4-10 February: Tenerife Surf Pro Cabreiroá competition will see 1500 professional surfers in Playa de las Américas

2 February: Craft beer festival in La Caleta 2 February 

29-30 January: Marina del Sur presents the first ever Sailing Living Fest

27 Jan-17 Feb: Santiago del Teide Almond Blossom Route – 2019 programme of walks

24 January: FOCUS group guided tour behind the scenes at TFS

19-20 January: San Sebastian blessing of goats, sheep and horses in the sea in La Caleta

18 January: Jersey Beats bring musical spectacle to Los Cristianos’ auditorium

16-20 January: Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Jesus Christ Superstar in English

10 Jan-10 Feb: 35th International Music Festival of the Canaries

10-17 January: First Romeria of the year as Arona celebrates Fiestas Patronales in honour of San Antonio Abad

2 Jan-11 Apr: Canarias Folk Fest in Los Cristianos every Thursday with even more over the Christmas period

2-5 January: Feria Artesanía en Reyes in Plaza del Príncipe, Santa Cruz, and Plaza del Adelantado, La Laguna

2 January: New Year concert by International concert pianist Valerij Petasch in Guía de Isora auditorium

27 Dec 2018-4 Jan 2019: Dirty Dancing this Christmas in the Santa Cruz auditorium

21 Dec 2018-5 Jan 2019: PIT – annual children’s fair – in Santa Cruz’ Recinto Ferial

Christmas programmes 2018-2019