| Start|| End||Event Type|
|19 Feb 2020||1 Mar 2020||Traditional Festival|
The Carnival of Santa Cruz de Tenerife is considered as the second most popular and internationally known carnivals, after the one held in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.
The Carnival of Santa Cruz de Tenerife
The Carnival de Tenerife 2020 starts on Wednesday, 19 Feb 2020 and lasts till 01 Mar 2020.
The carnival has a different theme each year. The theme for the carnival is usually chosen by an online poll on their official website.
The event to elect the Carnival Queen is one of the carnival’s main and the most popular events. It is held on the Wednesday of the first week of festivities.
Once the carnival queen is elected, the parade announcing the start of the Carnival takes place on a Friday, where thousands of people fill the streets for hours!
There are a few most popular events during the carnival:
The Opening (Announcement) Parade
Burial of the Sardine (Entierro de la Sardina)
Video: The Carnival de Tenerife