Fiesta de San José y la Santa Cruz 2024 – Teror

Teror is celebrating the Feast of Saint Joseph and the Holy Cross, Fiesta de San José y la Santa Crubetween 30 April – 5 May 20234. The traditional Burning of the Boat and the Castle, a fire, light, and sound spectacle, is definitely the highlight of the festivities and will take place on May 4.


Tuesday, 30 April
Starting at 09:00: Decorating Plaza del Pino and Cruz Verde with garlands made of flowers and aspen tree leaves. Teror begins the Festival of San José and the Holy Cross at 10:00, with the traditional arbor of the Green Cross and the raising of the festoons to the Basilica

Wednesday, 1 May:
at 16:00 as a tradition of the González family, from El Álamo, the bower of the Cruz de la Hoya Alta with aspen leaves, heather and palm trees is carried out, both the original one that is preserved in the patio of the Episcopal Palace as the one located on the Hoya Alta mountain.
From Casco de Teror to Hoya Alta at 16:00

Friday, 3 May
at 21:00 Proclamation by José Antonio Rodríguez Batista, an artisan carpenter who will give his peculiar vision of the festival of the Fueguists and the Teror carpenters’ guild, presented by David Naranjo Ortega. Plaza Teresa de Bolívar 

followed by a concert by Iván Quintana Trio.

Saturday, 4 May
at 21:00 Concert of the Cross with LA TROVA . Plaza Sintes 

at 22:30 Traditional show of the BURNING OF THE SHIP AND THE CASTLE, by the El Pilar pyrotechnics of Benjamín Dávila Sosa, with the participation of Prax 91, Universo GC and the choir of the Candidito de Teror Municipal Music School. Plaza Sintes

The ‘Burning of the Ship and the Castle’ is an artisanal pyrotechnic exhibition of fire, colour and noise unique to the Canary Islands, which has been maintained for several generations through the Dávila family, recalling the pirate attacks on the island and the Defence of the Cross. The pyrotechnic show takes about three months of preparation and includes a display of moving figures to which fire and colour effects are applied, which vary each year. The protagonists are the Cross, the Ship and the Castle.

followed by Verbena de La Cruz, led by the FURIA JOVEN orchestra and DJ PROMASTER . Plaza Sintes

Sunday, May 8, 2024. FEAST OF THE CROSS
at 12:00 Celebration of the Eucharist of the Feast of Saint Joseph and the Holy Cross. Basílica del Pino.
at 13:00 Procession of San José and the Cross, accompanied by the Teror Music Band, directed by Oscar Sánchez Benítez. Streets of Real de la Plaza

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Apr 30 2024 - May 05 2024


All Day


Teror, Las Palmas, Spain

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