Local Events and Fiestas

Fiesta del Carmen

For the last 2 weeks Corralejo has been celebrating the Fiesta del Carmen.
Last weekend there was the main parade where the statue was carried through the streets of Corralejo and, as part of the tradition, then loaded onto a boat to be paraded round the harbour.

Canary Day.

Monday 30th May the island celebrated Canary day. In the north of the island Campanario and La Palmeras held events including typical Canarian food and drinks.

Concert by ARSENIC

There will be a concert by Action ARSENIC GROUP Live and more inviting The band of MGP/Arsenic rock has been awarded first Maxoarte prize 2007 rock/MGP for the best band, best band of local blues in Corralejo blues festival 2008 and third prize to the best band of rock/MGP in Corralejo Suena 2009 organized by the City council of Oliva.

The concert, next Saturday 7th May in Corralejo at 21:00 Hr., will present new songs that will integrate the scale model of the new disc which they are recording. They will begin a minitour of the islands and in May/June they will begin a tour of: Belgium, France and Barcelona.
More information on its work in Facebook like arsenic rock blues. They perform without profit (the money will go to a beneficial work chosen by the group), with fusion of South American rates mixed with rates and Canarian timples , as well as a clear and pleasant sound to us, altogether with musicians invited like saxofonista and simplistic Canaries among others… It is possible to emphasize that to this spectacle great artistic photographer Makistyle is united, with a photographic exhibition in the waiting room of the audience.

Place: Audience of Corralejo.
Price: 4 Euros


Charity Walk, Saturday 9th April

Anna’s Charity Walk

To help Animal Charities on Fuerteventura, Twinkle Trust for Cats and OKAPI for Dogs a Charity Walk will take place on Saturday 9th April, in Caleta de Fuste starting at 10am

The walk starts at the Harbour, near the wooden gates.

Using the route along the sea-walk to the white tower at Nuevo Horizonte, and back if you wish. Just walk as far as you want

Bring your friends and dogs (Dogs must be on leads).

Minimum donation 5 Euros

For sponsorship forms or more information contact

Sonia on 679 924 709 or Jilly on 699 339 086


Ukulele Workshop

Ukulele Workshop, at The Dog & Duck, Caleta de Fuste
Sunday February 20th  @ 3.00-4.00pm
FREE - come and have a go!
Easy and fun to play - for all ages (5 and over)!

See the website for more details.


Concert in aid of "Contra el Cancer"

There is to be a concert in aid of the charity “control of cancer” to be held in the auditorium Insular, Puerto del Rosario on Sunday 6th February at 18.00 hrs.
Entrance is 10€.
All proceeds will go towards the charity that supports cancer victims and their families.

Tel 928 858 395


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