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2013 Fuerteventura Calendar
« on: December 27, 2012, 18:26:14 pm »
Here is a guide to the main holidays and events on Fuerteventura during 2013.

The public holiday and Carnival dates are correct, but please check all other dates for confirmation nearer the time (things do change on Fuerteventura and dates for events are not publicised too far in advance)

I will update the calendar during the year as I become aware of new events.


WEEKLY MARKETS:

La Oliva (Colonel's House) - Local and Handicraft products on Tues & Thurs from 10am-2pm
Corralejo: Mon & Fri 9-1 at the Baku complex
Caleta: Tues & Sat 9-2 at the Recinto Ferial, near the main bus stop
Morro Jable: Thurs 9 -2
Costa Calma: Sun 10-3
Farm & Fish Direct: 9-2 on Sat, above the bus station in Puerto del Rosario
Lajares Craft: 10 onwards, on Saturdays in the plaza.
Arts, Crafts & Food: Every Sunday in the El Campanario Centre, Corralejo

MONTHLY MARKETS:

Tindaya Car Boot: the first Sunday of the month (morning)
Okapi 2nd Hand - the 1st Sunday of the month on the Inpescasa supermarket car park, on Calle Juan de Bethancourt in Puerto del Rosario
Okapi 2nd Hand: the second Sunday of the month in Parque Holandes(from 8-2)in the Commercial Centre
2nd Hand: the second Sunday of the month in Puerto del Rosario (from 8-2) in the Plaza del Paz
2nd Hand: the third Sunday of the month in Puerto del Rosario (from 8-2) in the Plaza del Paz
Okapi 2nd Hand - the 4th Sunday of the month on the Inpescasa supermarket car park, on Calle Juan de Bethancourt in Puerto del Rosario

QUARTERLY MARKET:

Tetir Arts and Crafts: the second Sunday of March, June, September and December, in the square next to the church.
« Last Edit: October 22, 2013, 15:33:24 pm by Captain Sensible »
 

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Re: 2013 Fuerteventura Calendar
« Reply #1 on: December 27, 2012, 18:36:57 pm »
« Last Edit: January 03, 2013, 12:07:08 pm by captain sensible »
 

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Re: 2013 Fuerteventura Calendar
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Re: 2013 Fuerteventura Calendar
« Reply #2 on: December 27, 2012, 18:42:39 pm »
FEBRUARY




Feb 2 - Dia de La Candelaria - a public holiday in the La Oliva district
Feb 1,2 & 3 - Candelaria Fiesta in Gran Tarajal in the Plaza del Candelaria
Feb 6-17  - Puerto del Rosario Carnival Events.  The theme is Publicity.
Feb 12 -  is a local public holiday in Puerto del Rosario for Carnival.
Feb 20 - 3 Mar - Antigua Carnival events. The theme is The Wild West
Feb 27 - 1 Mar - Caleta de Fuste Carnival Events.  The theme is The Wild West.
« Last Edit: January 25, 2013, 11:45:11 am by Captain Sensible »
 

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Re: 2013 Fuerteventura Calendar
« Reply #3 on: December 27, 2012, 18:45:57 pm »
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Re: 2013 Fuerteventura Calendar
« Reply #4 on: December 27, 2012, 18:46:31 pm »
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Re: 2013 Fuerteventura Calendar
« Reply #5 on: December 27, 2012, 18:47:04 pm »
MAY




May 1 - Dia del Trabajo (Day of the Worker)- a public holiday
May 2-4 Fiesta del Dia de la Madre in Tesjuates
May 4 - Santa Monica Fiesta in Tefia
May 5 - Dia de la Madre (Mothers Day in Spain)
May 8 - Fiesta del Sagrado Corazon de Maria in Tarajalejo
May 9-12 2nd International Beach Volleyball Tournament in Caleta de Fuste on the main beach
May 9-12 - Antigua Craft Fair - a big event on the island
May 13 - Ntra.Sra. de Fatima Fiesta in La Asomada
May 13 - Fiesta del Sagrado Corazon de Maria in Tarajalejo
May 15 - Fiesta de San Isidro Labrador in Triquivijate
May 19 - Animal Charity Sponsored Walk in Caleta
May 20-23 - Fiesta de Santa Rita de Casta in Los Estancos
May 25-30 - Fiesta de la Virgen del Mar in El Charco, Puerto del Rosario
May 20 Fiesta de Ntra. Sra. del Cobre in Los Alares
May 23 - Santa Rita Fiesta in Los Estancos
May 25 - Canarian Baile de Taifas dances in Corralejo and Antigua
May 30 - Fiesta de Ntra. Sra. del Tanquito in El Cardon
May 29 - Canarian Baile de Taifas dance in Puerto del Rosario
May 30th - Dia de Canarias (Canaries Day) - a public holiday.
« Last Edit: May 13, 2013, 20:54:36 pm by Captain Sensible »
 

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Re: 2013 Fuerteventura Calendar
« Reply #6 on: December 27, 2012, 18:47:34 pm »
JUNE




2/3 Jun - Nuestra Sra. de Fatima Fiesta in La Lajita
4 Jun - Snra. del El Tanquito Fiesta in El Cardon
4 Jun - San Pedro Fiesta in La Charca, Puerto del Rosario
5 Jun - Virgen del Mar Fiesta in El Charco, Puerto del Rosario
13 Jun - San Antonio de Padua Fiesta in Toto, near Pajara
13-19 Jun - La Salud Fiesta in Tuineje
9 - 19 Jun - San Antonio de Padua Fiesta in Lajares
22 Jun  -  Sol Y Luna - sports and music festival on the Playa Blaca, Puerto del Rosario, beach from 10am - 8pm
21-24 Jun - San Juan Fiesta at Pozo Negro
24 Jun - Dia de Juan Bautista - bonfires and celebrations on the night before
24 Jun - San Juan Bautista Fiesta in El Matorral
24 Jun - San Juan Bautista Fiesta in Tiscamanita
24 Jun - San Juan Bautista Fiesta in Cofete/Morro Jable
24 Jun - San Juan Bautista Fiesta in Los Pozos, Puerto del Rosario
29 Jun - San Pedro Fiesta in Guisgey
29 Jun - San Pedro Pescador Fiesta in Las Playitas
22-29 Jun - San Juan Bautista/Virgen de la Gracia Fiesta in Vallebron
« Last Edit: June 22, 2013, 17:05:06 pm by Captain Sensible »
 

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Re: 2013 Fuerteventura Calendar
« Reply #7 on: December 27, 2012, 18:48:09 pm »
JULY




2 Jul - Fiesta de Ntra. Sra. de Regla in Pajara
 5/6 Jul Fuerteventura En Musica at El Cotillo
1-7 Jul - Sagrado Corazon Fiesta in Fabelo, Puerto del Rosario
8-11 Jul - Fiesta de San Marcial in Majadia Marcial, Puerto del Rosario
17 Jul - San Benito Abad Fiesta in La Pared
14 Jul - San Buenaventura Fiesta in Betancuria
17 Jul - El Carmen Fiesta in Puerto del Rosario
22 -27 Jul - Santa Ana Fiesta in Casillas del Angel
16 Jul - N.Sra del Carmen Fiesta - the day of the patron saint in Corralejo - events lead up to this public holiday in Corralejo
18 Jul - Nuestra Sra. del Carmen Fiesta in Puerto del Rosario
16 Jul - Fiestas de Ntra. Sra. del Carmen in Los Molinos, Giniginamar, Las Salinas (near Caleta de Fuste), and Morro Jable
25-28 Jul - Fiesta de Santiago in Costa de Antigua
End of Jul/beginning of Aug -
Fuerteventura Windsurfing and Kiteboarding World Championship at Playa de la Barca, Sotavento, Jandia
20 - 26 Jul - PWA Windsurfing Freestyle World Cup
27 - 30 Jul - PKRA Kiteboarding Slalom Grand Slam
« Last Edit: July 19, 2013, 22:51:16 pm by Captain Sensible »
 

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Re: 2013 Fuerteventura Calendar
« Reply #8 on: December 27, 2012, 18:48:48 pm »
AUGUST




End of July/beginning of Aug - Fuerteventura Windsurfing and Kiteboarding World Championships at the Playa de la Barca, Sotavento, Jandia.

31 Jul - 3 Aug PKRA Kiteboarding Freestyle Grand Slam)

1 Aug - San Jose Fiesta in Tesejarague
3 Aug - Beach party from 9pm on Caleta beach with groups and DJ's.
4 Aug - Santo Domingo Fiesta in Tetir
5 Aug - La Pena Chica Fiesta in Vega de Rio Palmas
7 Aug - Socorro Fiesta in La Matilla
8 Aug - San Martin de Porres Fiesta in El Roque
8 Aug - Sa Isidro Labrador Fiesta in Triquivijate
2nd weekend in Aug - La Caridad Fiesta in El Jablito
15 Aug - The Asuncion de la Virgen - A PUBLIC HOLIDAY
15 Aug - La Conception Fiesta in Llanos de la Conception
15 Aug - La Caridad Fiesta in Tindaya
15 Aug - Ntra. Sra. de Regla Fiesta in Pajara
16 Aug - San Roque Fiesta in Valles de Ortega
22 Aug - Ntra. Sra. del Buen Viaje Fiesta in El Cotillo
24 Aug - San Bartolome Fiesta in Valle de Santa Ines
27 Aug - S. Francisco Javier Fiesta in Las Pocetas
29 Aug - San Marcos Fiesta in Tiscamanita
28 Aug - San Agustin Fiesta in Tefia
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Re: 2013 Fuerteventura Calendar
« Reply #9 on: December 27, 2012, 18:49:48 pm »
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Re: 2013 Fuerteventura Calendar
« Reply #10 on: December 27, 2012, 18:50:24 pm »
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Re: 2013 Fuerteventura Calendar
« Reply #11 on: December 27, 2012, 18:50:59 pm »
NOVEMBER




1st Nov - Todos los Santos (All Saints Day) - a public holiday
1 - 3 Nov - Autumn Fiesta in Parque Holandes
7 - 14 Nov - Fiesta of San Diego in Gran Tarajal
7 - 10 Nov - International Kite Festival on Corralejo dunes
19 - 27 Nov La Milagrossa Fiesta in Lajares
13 Nov - Fiesta de San Diego de Alcala in Betancuria
22-24 Nov - Fuerteventura Clown Festival (Tran Tran) in Gran Tarajal
28-30 Nov - San Andres Fiesta in Tetir
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Re: 2013 Fuerteventura Calendar
« Reply #12 on: December 27, 2012, 18:51:32 pm »
DECEMBER




2 - 4 Dec - San Andres Fiesta in Las Parcelas, Puerto del Rosario
2-8 Dec  -  LGTB Rainbow Festival in Corralejo
2-8 Dec - Inmaculada Conception Fiesta in La Lajita
6 Dec - Dia de Constitucion(Spanish Constitution Day) - a public holiday
8 Dec - Inmaculada Conception(Day of the Immaculate Conception) - a public holiday
13 Dec - Fiesta de Santa Lucia in Vega de Rio Palmas
25 Dec - Natividad del Senor (Christmas Day)
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Re: 2013 Fuerteventura Calendar
« Reply #13 on: December 30, 2012, 19:54:17 pm »
Steve thanks a mill for this Trojan work I like the photos as well

Is that you doing Santa for December ?

Well done
 

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Re: 2013 Fuerteventura Calendar
« Reply #14 on: December 31, 2012, 17:44:24 pm »
Thanks Can :D

That is me as Santa.
 

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Re: 2013 Fuerteventura Calendar
« Reply #15 on: January 02, 2013, 14:32:25 pm »
Steve, will you still be wearing the suit in February.

I'm out on the 19th till the 26th, hope we get a chance to meet up for a chat and a drink.;
 

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Re: 2013 Fuerteventura Calendar
« Reply #16 on: January 03, 2013, 12:08:02 pm »
I'll wear it for you if you like! :P
 

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Re: 2013 Fuerteventura Calendar
« Reply #17 on: January 25, 2013, 11:41:17 am »
There's a Dire Straits Tribute Concert in the Puerto del Rosario Auditorium this Saturday (26 Jan) at 9pm.  It's being performed by a group called Overbooking.  They are from Gran Canaria, and have performed at the Beach Party in Caleta.

Admission is 8 euros.
 

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Re: 2013 Fuerteventura Calendar
« Reply #18 on: March 10, 2013, 22:08:44 pm »
Steve,the pictures are fantastic,i forgot about this subject/thread etc,i really miss your pictures from the old forum,i really do,any chance of putting sommat like this on Dross ? Its where i spend most of my time,as if you didn't know........ ;)
 

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Re: 2013 Fuerteventura Calendar
« Reply #19 on: May 20, 2013, 19:05:35 pm »
Canarian Day is coming next week.

There'll be a lot of celebrations starting this weekend, and ending on Thursday 30 May - Canarian Day.
 

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Re: 2013 Fuerteventura Calendar
« Reply #20 on: June 05, 2013, 13:05:35 pm »
Fuerteventura En Musica, the 2 day music concert at El Cotillo, has been confirmed as 5/6 July 2013.
 

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Re: 2013 Fuerteventura Calendar
« Reply #21 on: July 12, 2013, 16:36:54 pm »
Free beach games and activities in Caleta de Fuste on Thursdays at the Atlantico beach and Fridays at the main beach, from 10.30 - 13.30 during July and August:
 

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Re: 2013 Fuerteventura Calendar
« Reply #22 on: July 12, 2013, 16:39:16 pm »
A Beach Party in Caleta de Fuste on Saturday 3 August:
 

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Re: 2013 Fuerteventura Calendar
« Reply #23 on: September 06, 2013, 11:30:06 am »
It's a big Fiesta weekend in Antigua from 6- 9 September.  Lots of events ans all night parties.
 

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Re: 2013 Fuerteventura Calendar
« Reply #24 on: October 18, 2013, 13:21:11 pm »
Fiesta this weekend in Caleta de Fuste, 18-20 October.