Here are some programme highlights 2011:
Sunday, 20th Feb: Presentation of adult and child candidates for Queen of the Carnival 2011. Venue: Plaza de los Reyes Católicos.
Saturday, 26th Feb: Exhibition of anticue and classic “Mercedes” cars Venue: Avenida de Colón.
Thursday, 3rd March: Gala Show to Elect the Carnival Queen 2011. Venue & ticket sales: Plaza de Europa.
Saturday, 5th March: Movumento Sensen del Bloko (Brazilian Samba horn section, strings and voices). Venue: Plaza de Europa. Free entrance. Carnival Parade and Grand Ball in Plaza del Charco.
Sunday, 6th March: Shows by Adult Dance Groups from Puerto de la Cruz and Adult Fancy Dress Competition. Venue: Plaza de Europa. Free entrance. Grand Ball in Plaza del Charco, Calle La Marina and Calle Perdomo.
Tuesday, 8th March: XXXIX Veteran Car Rally. Paddock in Avenida Colon.
Wednesday 9th March: “Entierro de la Sardina” (Funeral for the Sardine). Fireworks display and Grand Ball in Plaza del Charco.
Friday, 11th March: from 10 p.m. XVII Men’s Marathon in high heels “Mascarita Ponte Tacon”.
Saturday, 12th March: Grand Puerto de la Cruz International Carnival Parade