The end of this summer in Puerto de la Cruz will be marked by a new initiative that hopes to attract tourists and people from all the islands. This is the first edition of the Summer Carnival of Puerto de la Cruz, an event that continues the task of energizing and renewing the image of the city and will definitely fill the streets with joy and good atmosphere on 16, 17 and 18 September.
Summer Carnival of Puerto de la Cruz will give some examples of what you can see in the traditional carnival, becoming not a substitute but a showcase of the big carnival that you can live on the streets in February.
Here all the activities planned for this first edition of the Summer Carnival of Puerto de la Cruz.
Agenda for the Summer Carnival of Puerto de la Cruz
Activities of Friday, September 16th
At 12 noon will take place in the Loro Parque, which has become one of the main sponsors of this unique event, the opening ceremony of the Summer Carnival of Puerto de la Cruz.
Throughout the day, from 9 am to 7 pm, will take place in the vicinity of the area Martiánez the election of the Cartel Carnaval 2017.
At 4 pm will be held at Columbus Avenue the opening of an exhibition of carnival costumes.
At 7 pm the streets will begin to fill with color with a parade of fanfares, stilts and masks, that will cross from the Playa de Martiánez, through Columbus Avenue, to Plaza de los Reyes Católicos and Paseo de San Telmo.
At 8 pm, and as usual in Puerto de la Cruz, the Plaza de Europa will be the nerve center of the festival with good music and people wanting to have fun.
Activities on Saturday September 17th
Saturday 17 will begin the Summer Carnival with salsa classes at the San Telmo and Avenida de Colón.
From noon to 5 pm, it will be possible to enjoy orchestral performances and good DJ music, to liven up the day and keep the party spirit throughout the day.
Summer Carnival will continue at 6 pm in the area Martiánez with performances of choreographic groups.
At 8 pm there will be a new edition of “Mascarita Ponte Tacon” a traditional event in the Carnival of Puerto de la Cruz. It consists of a race in which only participate men with the peculiarity that obviously must be dressed in wild fantasies and heels that must be at least eight centimeters. Throughout the course participants will have to overcome many obstacles in a race in which the laughter of the spectators are more than insured.
At 10 pm will begin the last activity scheduled for Saturday in the Summer Carnival of Puerto de la Cruz with the “Float Festival “
Activities on Sunday on September 18th
On Sunday are scheduled children’s activities from 12 noon on Columbus Avenue.
Meanwhile, in the Plaza de Europa, some DJs keep the party alive with great music until the end of the Summer Carnival of Puerto de la Cruz.
The climax of the Summer Carnival of Puerto de la Cruz will be marked by the parade which begins at 4 pm on Columbus Avenue to finish in the Plaza de Europa, where the final will be at 8 pm with the performance of La Chalana.
Do not miss the Carnival of Puerto de la Cruz
Whether you decide to come to Puerto de la Cruz in winter as in summer, you now have the opportunity to discover Carnivals in this beautiful city.
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