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Puerto del Rosario Carnival 2019

Puerto del Rosario Carnival 2019

The 2019 Puerto del Rosario Carnival takes place between February 22nd and March 10th in Puerto del Rosario,Fuerteventura.

This years carnival theme is videogames (Los Videojuegos)

The public holiday in the municipality of Puerto del Rosario is on Tuesday, March 5th.

Additional information will be added as it becomes available.

The carnival is a period of time from a few days up to ten days where people dress up and party, usually until the early hours before the period of abstinence or lent where people say farewell to meat for a while. For some this is a religious time and for others a time to party. The carnival ends with the burning of the sardine, the harvest of the fish stock.

Puerto del Rosario is the administrative capital of the island, the home of a large number of services, a centre of culture and leisure, with an intensive annual programme, a paradise for shopping and a leading light in terms of business, to which should be added its position as a centre of communications and the fact that it is near to the main tourist resorts. These are some of the many aspects which define Puerto del Rosario as a holiday destination.

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Starts Friday February 22nd 2019 10:30
Ends Sunday March 10th 2019 20:00
Categories Stage, Beach, and Street Events,Puerto del Rosario,Carnivals

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Upcoming Fuerteventura Events

Monday January 21st 2019 09:00 -14:00

The Morro Jable Flea Market is held every Monday and Thursday in the Cosmo shopping centre car park between 09:00 and 14:00

Monday January 21st 2019 09:00 -13:00

The Miguel de Unamuno House Museum, in the heart of the old Puerto de Cabras, commemorates the passage of the famous writer through Fuerteventura. It is a house from the 19th century which, in other times, served as a guesthouse under the name of Hotel Fuerteventura.

Monday January 21st 2019 10:00 -18:00

Discover the origins of the famous Majorero cheese at the Majorero Cheese Museum. The Majorera goats are acknowledged to be amongst the most productive in the world, the excellent quality of their dense, aromatic and fatty milk is one of the main secrets of Majorero cheese.

The Majorero Cheese Museum is located in Antigua, Fuerteventura, as well as the Museum there's also a windmill, gardens, a shop and restaurant.

Monday January 21st 2019 10:00 -18:00

The Del Carmen Saltworks Museum is located in the Del Carmen Saltworks at Las Salinas, Fuerteventura.

The only saltworks in Fuerteventura still in operation, comprised of 10 intake ponds, nearly 1000 condensation ponds, the salt warehouse, the salt worker’s house and  the remains of the old quay.

Monday January 21st 2019 10:00 -18:00

The Los Molinos Interpretation Centre in Tiscamanita makes us aware of the importance of grain to Fuerteventura and its importance to the economy of the island for centuries. The grain was harvested from wild seeds and ground in stone mortars and hand mills in the days before windmills.

As well as exploring the different rooms of this old building,discovering the history of cereal cultivation,the milling systems and Gofio (toasted cornmeal) there's also a widmill you can go inside.

Tuesday January 22nd 2019 09:00 -14:00

Caleta de Fuste Street Market is held every Tuesday and Saturday between 09:00 and 14:00 next to the bus station in Caleta de Fuste,Fuerteventura.

CALETA DE FUSTE (CENTRAL)