09 Feb 2011

Dancing Shoes At The Ready, It's Las Palmas Carnival

Published in Living in Gran Canaria, News
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="570"]Carnival Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Carnival Las Palmas de Gran Canaria[/caption] They don't need much excuse for a party in Gran Canaria and Carnival time is the biggest party of all. Regional celebrations will take place all around the island but the biggest event is in the capital Las Palmas. Here is the full line up. FEBRUARY 19 th - Murgas Final, Santa Catalina Park 20 th - Comparsas Contest, Santa Catalina Park 25 th - The Queens Gala, Santa Catalina Park 26 th - Adult Fancy Dress, Santa Catalina Park 27 th - Junior Queen, Santa Catalina Park MARCH 1 st - Grand Dame Gala , Santa Catalina Park 4 th - Drag Queen Gala ,Santa Catalina Park 5 th - Grand Parade ,La Isleta 7 th - Childrens Parade, La Isleta 8 th - The Sun Carnaval, Playa de Las Canteras 10 th - Carnaval of Integration, Santa Catalina Park 11 th - Sardine Wake, Santa Catalina Park 12 th - Sardine Funeral, playa de Las Canteras All the events are accompanied by dancing, crazy costumes, music and fireworks, everyone is invited, it's a great way to make new friends.