Caleta de Fuste

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Fuerteventura Events

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There are many regular events on Fuerteventura, such as town and village Fiestas and Carnivals; plus other events that are arranged by the local municipalities and other organisations.  This Calendar of events lists out the ones that I know about, and it will be updated throughout the year as more details are announced.

Please try to get to some of these events as you'll be made welcome, and 99% are free!

Weekly Markets

Corralejo: Tuesday and Friday 9am - 1pm

Caleta de Fuste: Tuesday and Saturday 9am - 2pm

Morro Jable: Monday and Thursday 9am - 2pm

Costa Calma: Sunday 10am - 3pm

La Oliva: Local & Handicraft at the Colonel's House (Casa de Coroneles) from 10am - 2pm on Friday

Puerto del Rosario: Farm & Fish Direct on Saturday from 9am - 2pm on the first floor of the bus station

Lajares: Craft on Saturday 10am - 2pm at the Plaza

Corralejo: Arts, Crafts & Food at the El Campanario Center every Thursday and Sunday morning

La Lajita: Craft and local food produce at Oasis Park, every Sunday 9am - 2pm

El Cotillo: Craft on Fridays from 6pm - 9pm

Puerto del Rosario: second-hand markets every Sundays at the Saavedra Ferreteria car park on Calle Gran Canaria.

Puerto del Rosario: second-hand at the Plaza del Paz from 9am - 2pm every Sunday

Caleta de Fuste: Craft at the Plaza from 6pm - 10pm every Friday

Monthly Markets

Tindaya: second-hand market on the morning of the 1st Sunday in the month.

Parque Holandes: second-hand market on the 2nd Sunday of the month 9am - 2pm

Quarterly

Tetir: 12 March, 11 June, 24 September and 10 December from 9am - 2pm in the Plaza next to the church

What's Happening in September 2017

until 8 Sep - Antigua Fiesta events, including the Antigua car rally

2 Sep - Fuertebike Race from Corralejo - 45 km and 82 km

3 - 4 Sep - Fiesta of El Pulpito in Puertito de La Cruz

2 Sep - Football - CD Cotillo v UD Los Llanos de Aridane at 7pm

5 Sep - Fiesta of San Roque in Villaverde

9 Sep - Betagua Trail - 9 km between Antigua and Betancuria

6-9 Sep - the 1st Nautical Fair in Gran Tarajal

6-9 Sep - Open Sea Fishing Competition in Gran Tarajal

8 Sep - Fiesta of El Pino in Majanicho

8 Sep - Fiesta of Ntra. Sra. de Antigua in Antigua

10 Sep - Football - Union Puerto v UD Villa Santa Brigida

10 Sep - Beach Sport Activate at the Los Pozos Beach in Puerto del Rosario

12 Sep - Fiesta of Guadalupe in Agua de Bueyes

13 Sep- Football - CD Cotillo v CF Panaderia Pulido San Mateo

15 Sep -  Fiesta of Ntra. Sra. de la Peña (the patron saint of Fuerteventura) - a public holiday in Fuerteventura, and the pilgrimage to Vega de Rio Palmas

18 Sep - Fiesta of La Peña in Vega de Rio Palmas

18 Sep - Fiesta of La Peña in 90 Viviendas in Puerto del Rosario

19 Sep - Fiesta of San Miguel Archangel and Los Dolores in La Caldereta 

22 - 24 Sep -  Tran Tran Clown Festival in Gran Tarajal

23 Sep - 1st Open Golf Tournament at the Las Salinas course

24 Sep - Tetir Craft Market

24 Sep - Fiesta of Las Mercedes in El Time

24 Sep - Football - Union Puerto v Las Palmas C

24 Sep - Fiesta of Los Peregrinos de la Matilla in honour of San Roque in Casillas de Morales

27 Sep - World Tourism Day

29 Sep - Fiesta of San Miguel in Tuineje

29 - Fiesta of San Miguel in Morro Jable

22 Sep - 8 Oct - fiesta of Ntra. Sra. del Rosario in Puerto del Rosario


What's Happening in October 2017

Until 8th Oct - Fiesta of Ntra. Sra. del Rosario in Puerto del Rosario
1 Oct - Football - CD Cotillo v CF Estrella
5 Oct - Citizen's Participation Meeting at the Cultural Centre in Caleta de Fuste at 6pm, conducted in English by the Ayuntamiento de Antigua's Councillor, Debbie Edgington
6-8 Oct - Octoberfest in the Plaza in Caleta de Fuste
7 Oct - Ntra. Sra. del Rosario - a public holiday in Puerto del Rosario
8 Oct - Football - Union Puerto v UD Ibarra
12 Oct - Fiesta of Virgen del Pino in Puerto Lajas
12 Oct - Dia de la Hispanidad (Spanish National Day) - a public holiday
12 Oct - Football - CD Cotillo v CD Marino
12 Oct - San Miguel Romeria in Tuineje from 5.30pm
8 - 13 Oct - the 276th Anniversary celebrations of the Battle of Tamasite in Tuineje and surrounding villages
13-15 Oct - Fiesta of De la Peña del Mar in Caleta de Fuste
15 Oct - Football - Union Puerto v CD Vera
mid Oct - Los Lobos to Corralejo swim - 200 competitors swim the 3,400m
16 - 19 Oct - Fiesta of Ntra. Sra. del Rosario in La Oliva

22 Oct - Football - CD Cotillo v CD Santa Ursula
19 - 23 Oct - Fiesta of San Pedro Alcantara in Ampuyenta
21 - 23 Oct - Fiesta of San Marta in Costa Calma
28/29 Oct - the Fundenas - an off-road cycling event from Corralejo to Morro Jable
last Sat - Corralejo Dunes Half Marathon
29 Oct - the clocks go back one hour at 2am - we are always the same time as the UK.
29 Oct - Football - Union Puerto v UD Los Llanos de Aridane
31 Oct - Halloween events in some bars

What's Happening in November 2017

End of Oct - early Nov - Cultural week in Tequital

1 Nov - Todos los Santos (All Saints Day) - a public holiday

1 Nov - Football - CD Cotillo v CD Union Sur Yaiza

First weekend - Autumn Fiesta in Parque Holandes

5 Nov - Football - Union Puerto v CF Panaderia Pulido San Mateo

9 - 12 Nov - International Kite Festival - Thursday at La Concha Beach in El Cotillo, and Fri/Sat/Sun on the dunes outside Corralejo

12 Nov - Football - CD Cotillo v UD Lanzarote

10 - 13 Nov - Fiesta of San Diego de Alcala in Gran Tarajal

13 Nov - Fiesta of San Diego de Alcala in Betancuria

18 - 27 Nov - Fiesta of La Milagrosa in Lajares

19 Nov - Football - Union Puerto v CD Cotillo

25 - 30 Nov - Fiesta in Piedra Hincada near Tuineje

26 Nov - Football - CD Cotillo v Las Palmas C

28 Nov - 1 Dec - Fiesta of San Andres in Tetir

28 Nov - The Moscow Ballet perform Don Quijote at the Congress Center, Puerto del Rosario at 8pm.  Tickets 35€.

What's Happening in December 2017

2 - 4 Dec - Fiesta of San Andres in Las Parcelas, Puerto del Rosario

3 Dec - Football - Union Puerto v Atletico Union de Guimar

4 Dec - San Andres Romeria in Tetir at 2.30pm

First week - Rainbow Festival in Corralejo (TBC)

1 - 8 Dec - Fiesta of Inmaculada Conception in La Lajita

6 Dec - Dia de Constitucion (Spanish Constitution Day) - a public holiday

8 Dec - Dia de Inmacula Conception (Day of the Immaculate Conception) - a public holiday

10 Dec - Craft market in Tetir - morning

13 Dec - Fiesta of Santa Lucia in Vega de Rio Palmas

17 Dec - Football - CD Cotillo v UD Ibarra

23 Dec - Football - Union Puerto v UD Las Zocas

25 Dec - Navidad del Señor (Christmas Day) - a public holiday

30 Dec - Football - Union Puerto v CD Santa Ursula

31 Dec - New Year's Eve Party at the Plaza in Caleta de Fuste 10.30pm - 3.30am(TBC)

What's Happening in January 2018

1 Jan - New Year's Day - a public holiday

5 Jan - The Three Kings bring their gifts tonight.  Three King's parades take place in the main towns on the island from around 5.30pm

6 Jan - Epiphany (King's Day) - a public holiday

7 Jan - Football - CD Cotillo v CD Mensajero

14 Jan - Football - Union Puerto v CD Union Sur Yaiza

12 - 16 Jan - Fray Andresito Fiesta in Ampuyenta

21 Jan - Football - CD Cotillo v UD San Fernando

16- 21 Jan - St. Agnes Fiesta in Valle de Santa Iñes

28 Jan - Football - Union Puerto v UD Lanzarote

What's Happening in February 2018

2nd Feb - Dia de la Candelaria - events and a public holiday in La Oliva and Gran Tarajal

Carnival Events start in Antigua ; Caleta de Fuste (Cuentos Infantiles - Children's Stories) and Puerto del Rosario (Music & Shows).

4 Feb - Football - CD Cotillo v Haria CF- Rincon de Aganada

5 Feb - Carnival Holiday in Antigua

13 Feb - Martes de Carnaval - a public holiday in the Puerto del Rosario Municipality

18 Feb - Football - Union Puerto v CD Tenerife B

25 Feb - Football - CD Cotillo v Atletico Union de Guimar


Corralejo Carnival - 23 February - 4 March 2018.

The theme is Retro Vintage.

The Grand Carnival Parade will be on Saturday 3rd March.

What's Happening in March 2018

Carnival events continue this month

4 Mar - Football - Union Puerto v CD Buzanada

11 Mar - Football - CD Cotillo v UD Las Zocas

14 - 19 Mar - San Jose Fiesta events in Tesejerague 

17 Mar- St. Patrick's Day celebration in Costa de Antigua

18 Mar - Football - Union Puerto v CD Mensajero

19 March - Spanish Father's Day (Dia de San Jose/St. Joseph's Day)
25 Mar - the clocks go forward 1 hour at 2am
25 Mar - Football - CD Cotillo v SD Tenisca
29 Mar - Jueves Santos - a public holiday
29 Mar - Football - Union Puerto v UD San Fernando
30 Mar - Viernes Santos (Good Friday) - a public holiday

What's Happening in April 2018

1 Apr - Easter Sunday

1 Apr - Football - CD Cotillo v UD Villa Santa Brigida

3 - 9 Apr - Fiesta Ntra. Sra. de la Imaculada in La Lajita 

8 Apr - Football - Union Puerto v Haria CF - Rincon de Aganada

15 Apr - Football - Cd Cotillo v Union Puerto

17-23 Apr -  Fiesta de San Vicente in Villaverde

12 - 15 Apr - FEAGA 2018 - the island's agricultural and trade fair at the Pozo Negro showground

22 Apr - Football - Union Puerto v Estrella CF

25 Apr - Fiesta de San Marcos in Tiscamanita

26 Apr - 7 May - Fiesta events in Tesjuates

29 Apr - Football - CD Cotillo v CD Tenerife B


What's Happening in May 2018

1 May - Dia del Trabajo (Day of the Worker) - a public holiday

-until 7 May - Fiestas del Dia de la Madre in Tesjuates

1 - 4 May - Santa Monica Fiesta in Tefia

6 May - Football - Union Puerto v CD Marino

7 May - Dia de la Madre (Mother's Day in Spain)

2 - 18 May - Fiesta de Sagrado Corazon in Tarajalejo

2nd weekend in May - The annual Antigua Craft Fair - 15 km inland from Caleta de Fuste, attracts around 200 exhibitors from all over the Canary Islands.  Saturday and Sunday are the busiest days. Free Admission and parking. It's held at the Antigua Windmill/Cheese Museum site.

8 - 15 May - Fiesta de San Isidro Labrador and Santa Maria de la Cabeza in Triquivijate

6 - 14 May - Fiesta of Ntra. Sra. Fatima in La Asomada

13 may - Football - CD Cotillo v CD Buzanada

3rd Friday - 8th Barcelo Urban Mile in Caleta de Fuste

20 - 23 May - Fiesta of Santa Rita de Casta in Los Estancos

19 - 21 May - Fiesta of Ntra. Sra. de Fatima in Tarajal de Sancho near Pajara

18 - 21 May - Fiesta of Ntra. Sra. del la Caridad del Cobre in Los Alares

25 - 30 May - Fiesta of the Virgen del Mar in El Charco, Puerto del Rosario

29 May - Baile de Taifas - traditional Canarian Dance in Puerto del Rosario from 10pm - 5.30am

30 May - Dia de Canarias (Canary Island's Day) - a public holiday

26 May- 3 Jun - Fiesta of Ntra. Sra. del Tanquito in El Cardon

What's Happening in June 2018

2 - 3 Jun - Fiesta of Ntra. Sra. de Fatima in La Lajita

3 Jun - Fiesta of Sra. del El Tanquito in El Cardon

4 Jun - Fiesta of San Pedro in La Charca, Puerto del Rosario

5 Jun - Fiesta of Virgen del Mar in El Charco, Puerto del Rosario

2nd Sunday - Quarterly Tetir Craft market 10am - 2pm

6 - 13 Jun - Fiesta of San Antonio de Padua in Toto, near Pajara

9 - 17 Jun -Fiesta of San Antonio de Padua in Lajares

12 - 18 Jun - Fiesta of Ntra. Sra. de la Salud in Tuineje

18 Jun - Corpus Christi - coloured salt carpets on display in the big towns

19 - 25 Jun - Fiesta of San Juan in Ajuy

16 - 25 Jun - Fiesta of San Juan in El Matorral

21 - 24 Jun - Fiesta of San Juan in Pozo Negro

16 - 18 Jun - San Juan Fiesta in Cofete

23 Jun - Night of San Juan in Costa de Antigua

23 Jun - Night of San Juan in Puerto del Rosario

24 Jun - Dia de San Juan Bautista - bonfires and celebrations on the night before all over the island, with bigger celebrations in El Matorral, Tiscamanita, Cofete, Morro Jable and Los Pozos, Puerto del Rosario

28-30 Jun - Fiesta of San Pedro in Guisguey

29 Jun - Fiesta of San Pedro Pescador in Las Playitas

22 - 29 Jun - Fiestas of San Juan and Virgen de la Gracia in Vallebron

Last weekend - Fuerteventura En Musica - a free music concert with bands and DJ's on La Concha beach, El Cotillo . 8pm - 3am

What's Happening in July 2018

26 Jun - 2 Jul - Fiesta de Ntra. Sra. de Regla in Pajara

First weekend - Fuerteventura En Musica - a free music concert with bands and DJ's on La Concha beach, El Cotillo. 8pm - 4am (to be confirmed)

30 Jun - 2 Jul Jul - Fiesta of Sagrado Corazon in Fabelo, Puerto del Rosario

7 - 10 Jul - Fiesta of San Benito Abad  in La Pared

8 - 11 Jul - Fiesta of San Marcial in Majada Marcial, Puerto del Rosario

14 Jul - Fiesta of San Buenaventura in Betancuria

17 Jul - Fiesta of Ntra. Sra. del  Carmen in Puerto del Rosario

16 Jul - Fiesta of Ntra. Sra. del Carmen in Corralejo - the day of the patron saint in Corralejo - events lead up to this public holiday in Corralejo

16 Jul - Fiestas of Ntra. Sra. del Carmen in Los Molinos, Giniginamar, Las Salinas (near Caleta de Fuste) and Morro Jable

22 - 23 Jul - Fiesta of Santiago Apostle in El Charco, Puerto del Rosario

24 - 30 Jul - Parque Holandes and La Caleta Fiesta

27 Jul - Fiesta of Santa Ana in Casillas de Angel

21 Jul - 5 Aug - Fuerteventura Windsurfing and Kitesurfing World Championships at the Playa de la Barca, Sotovento Beach

Events in the Carpa (big marquee) every night at the Championships

Last weekend - Caleta de Fuste Beach Party on the main beach (to be confirmed)

What's Happening in August 2018

1st week in  Aug - The Fuerteventura Kitesurfing Strapless Freestyle World Championships at the Playa de la Barca, Sotavento, Jandia

3 - 7 Aug - Fiesta of San Jose in Tesejarague

4 Aug - Fiesta of Santo Domingo de Guzman in Tetir

5 Aug - Fiesta of La Peña Chica in Vega de Rio Palmas

7 Aug - Fiesta of Socorro in La Matilla

3-12 Aug - Fiesta of San Martin de Porres in El Roque

14 Aug - Fiesta of San Isidro Labrador in Triquivijate

2nd weekend - Fiesta of La Caridad in El Jablito

15 Aug - The Asuncion de la Virgen - a Public Holiday

15 Aug - Fiesta of La Conception in Llanos de la Conception

15 Aug Fiesta of La Caridad in Tindaya

5 -15 Aug - Fiesta of Ntra. Sra. de Regla in Pajara

14 - 27 Aug - Semana de la Juventud in Gran Tarajal

16 Aug - Fiesta of San Marcos in Tiscamanita

16 Aug - Fiesta of San Roque in Valles de Ortega

18 - 20 Aug - Fiesta of Santiago Apostol in Costa de Antigua

21-27 Aug - Semana Cultural - Playa de la Cebada, Pajara

22 Aug - Fiesta of Ntra. Sra. del Buen Viaje in El Cotillo

24 Aug - Fiesta of San Bartolome in Valle de Santa Iñes

26 Aug - 2 Sep - Around Fuerteventura by Kayak event

27 Aug - Fiesta of San Francisco Javier in Las Pocetas

28 Aug - Fiesta of San Agustin in Tefia

Last week - Fiesta events start in Antigua