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One of the most significant events: Carnival in Gran Canaria

Feb 08, 2024

Discover the magic and passion of Gran Canaria's spectacular carnivals.

One of the most anticipated events in Gran Canaria is approaching: CARNIVAL. A celebration that fills the island with joy, music, and fun for over a month and a half. There are two major gatherings: one in the capital and city of Gran Canaria, the Carnival of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria; and another in the south of the island, the International Carnival of Maspalomas

Carnival of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 

Dates for the Carnival of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 2024: January 25th to February 18th  

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The most acclaimed event is held in the capital, the Carnival of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, declared an 'International Tourist Interest' festival. This year, it takes place from January 25th to February 18th 'Carnivals of the World,' the 'Queen's Gala,' the 'Drag Queen Gala,' and a few more events shape the 2024 programme. A total of four weeks of action, featuring artists such as Manuel Turizo, Beéle, or Elvis Crespo. 

Main events of the Carnival of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria: 

  • Saturday, February 3rd: Murgas (musical carnival groups) Final.

  • Tuesday, February 6th: Queen's Gala. 

  • Saturday, February 10th: Day Carnival.

  • Friday, February 16th: Drag Gala. 

  • Saturday, February 17th: Grand Parade.

  • Sunday, February 18th: Sardine's Burial.

It's a festival that no one wants to miss. Seize this opportunity and book your room at Seaside Sandy Beach now. A 4-star hotel in Playa del Inglés where you will be able to enjoy all the goodness that the island of Gran Canaria has to offer during this time: the carnival in the northern area; and the tranquillity and relaxing ambiance in the south. Experience one of the largest international festivals on one of the best islands in the world! 

International Carnival of Maspalomas 

Dates for the Carnival of Maspalomas 2024: March 7th to March 17th. 

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The south of the island can also boast a massive event: the International Carnival of Maspalomas, celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year. From March 7th to March 17th  the theme for 2024 is 'Recollection of Television.' The programme includes the opening gala, the preselection of the Drag Queen, the tropical party, the sardine rescue, and a multitude of other events, closing - as it couldn't be otherwise - with its lively parade. This year, on Saturday, March 16th. 

The route of this "parade" starts in Playa del Inglés, right where Seaside Sandy Beach is located. Everything will be filled with music and joy in the area, moving through different avenues until reaching the Yumbo shopping center. 

If you don't want to miss a single event of the Maspalomas carnival, Seaside Sandy Beach is the hotel you are looking for. Its location, just a few meters away from the key carnival celebration points, allows you to move around the island with total comfort. Without a car, taxi, or bus; you can walk anywhere without any problem. And, of course, without worrying about anything else but enjoying: no shopping, cooking, or cleaning. Just live the carnival. 

Book your room at Sandy Beach today and enjoy a unique party. Gran Canaria awaits you. Let yourself be surprised by the carnivals of this island! 

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