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Among the local celebrations the most notable are the Festivity of the Christ of Los Dolores, on the Sunday following September 15 th, together with the huge gathering of the Grape Harvesting Festivity, an occasion in which the Tacoronte exquisite wine is the protagonist, it is a festivity of the exaltation of the earth featuring folklore dances and music recitals.

Other festivities are the Corpus Christi, with elaborate carpets made out of flowers, as well as the Carnival’s Small Piñata (Piñata Chica del Carnaval), in which one person with blindfolded eyes and a pole must break the “piñata” hanging over his or her head, from which presents will fall.

Calendar of Popular Festivities in Tacoronte
Last two weeks in January San Antonio. Barrio de San Juan
February – March Carnivals
May 3rd Floral Decorations of the Cross. In all the municipality.
End of May- beginning of June Our Lady of La Caridad
June 2nd Corpus Christi
Last two weeks in June San Juan. San Juan
June Our Lady of El Rosario de Fátima. Agua García
June Pilgrimage of San Isidro Labrador
Last two weeks in August Our Lady of Carmen. Mesa del Mar
Last Sunday in August Our Lady of Carmen. El Pris
September 7 – 14th Festivity of the Holy Christ of Los Dolores
First week in October Our Lady of El Rosario. Barranco Las Lajas
November 25th Santa Catalina

Cultural Interest Centres

Municipal Archive

Phone: 922 561 350

Cultural House. Ex Convent of San Agustín

Phone: 922 571 321

Convent of the Augustin Priests, the church and sanctuary of the Christ of Los Dolores, from the XVII century

Heritage Information Centre of the Agua García Forest

Phone: 922 584 560

La Alhóndiga

Phone: 922 561 350

Tourism Information Office

Phone: 922 570 015

Capitol Cinema Theatre

Phone: 922 560 653

For Complete cultural information concerning Tenerife and the Canaries visit www.tenerifeculture.com


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