Fiestas del Carmen La Isleta
The old quarter for the fishermen of La Isleta, situated on a small peninsula in the capital, celebrates Fiestas del Carmen between 6-30 July with an extensive program that will include more than thirty acts and events for all audiences.
THursday, 6 July: Announcer Parade with the batucada Rumblemanía is held, starting at 12:00 p.m., the Benartemi, Umiaga, Vacaguaré, Roque Nublo, Tecén, Reina Teguise, Padres Palotinos, 22 de May 1986 and Juan Rejón.
On Friday the 7th, starting at 19:00, the presentation of the candidates for the reign of the Fiestas will take place in the El Muelle Shopping Centre.
On Saturday 8, Calle Benartemi, next to the Parish of Nuestra Señora de El Carmen, the location of another of the scenes of the festivities, will take place, at 21:00, ‘La Noche Canaria’.
On Sunday 9 it will be the turn of the families and the smallest of the house with the children’s games that will take place, starting at 11:00 a.m., in Plaza Ferret, known as ‘El Parquillo’.
Saturday 15 July: On the eve, ‘Diana Floreada’ with the Charanga Archipiélago will take place at 08:00. That same day, La Trova will perform on the Benartemi stage at 21:30. The Great fireworks at 00:00, that announces the festivity and with the subsequent retreat with the Island Band and the papaguevos.
Sunday July 16: the Feast of Our Lady of Carmen, the long-awaited Aurora, the dawn Procession will take place. Thousands of people are expected to participate and will start at 04:30 on Calle Benartemi and will tour the main streets of the neighbourhood.
Route: Benartemi, Umiaga, Plaza del Carmen, Tamarán, Osorio, Artemi Semidán, Faycanes, Menceyes, Malfú, Palmar, Roque Nublo, Tecén, Tanausú, Romeral, and back again to Benartemi.
Queen and Miss Isleta Gala
📅 Viernes 21 julio 2023
🕛 A las 21:00 horas
🛣️ Plaza Ingeniero Manuel Becerra en la Isleta
Saturday 22 July: Romería, the famous ‘Marinera’ Pilgrimage and the Offering. It will begin at 17:00 with the traditional concentration of baskets and pilgrims on the El Sebadal esplanade so that, one hour later, the route will start and end in Benartemi. At 22:00, there will be the ‘Rama Canaria’ with the Banda Isleña. The route is from Calle Benartemi and will culminate in Plaza Manuel Becerra, where a Canarian festival with the Banda Orchestra will be held at 23:30.
Sunday 23 July: at 12:00, the Parroquia del Carmen will host a concert by the Municipal Symphonic Band of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. At 18:00 it will be time for the Maritime Procession that will end with the boarding the image at 19:30.
A partir de las 19:30 del domingo, 23 de julio, tendrá lugar la Procesión Marítima, cuyo itinerario tendrá lugar por las calles Benartemi, Juan Rejón y Muelle. Tras el embarque de la imagen, el regreso a la iglesia se hará por Muelle, La Naval y Benartemi.
Gala drag queen
📅 Viernes 28 julio 2023
🕛 A las 21:00 horas.
🛣️ Plaza Ingeniero Manuel Becerra en la Isleta.
The Great End of the Fiesta will be on Saturday 29, at 9:00 p.m., with a parade with the Agaete Band that will entertain the public with their joy through a route that will start from Benartemi and end in Manuel Becerra Square, where , starting at 10:00 p.m., there will be concerts by the Leyenda Joven Orchestra and La Mekánica by Tamarindos, in addition to the session by DJ Nichel B.