The Carnaval in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is a time of fun and excitement for the whole family. With a range of activities and events tailored specifically for children and families, there is no shortage of fun and excitement to be had. Here’s a look at some of the most exciting activities that families and children can enjoy during the carnaval.
Read more about the parades, the shows and the contests.
You can find the full Carnaval program here.
Children’s Comparsa Contest
Saturday February 11 – 5PM – Santa Catalina Park Stage
The Children’s Comparsa Contest is one of the most important events of the Carnaval. This event is specifically designed to bring children and their families together to celebrate the spirit of the Carnaval. Taking place on Saturday, February 11, 2023 at 17:00h, at the Santa Catalina Park Stage, children are given the opportunity to show off their rhythm, choreography, and costumes in front of an audience that is eager to see the future of the Carnaval. With everyone working hard throughout the year, the Children’s Comparsa Contest is a celebration of everyone’s hard work and is a chance for children to be recognized for their efforts.
sunday February 12 – 12PM – Santa Catalina Park
The Children’s Carnaval is a series of events, including the Children’s Comparsas and Murgas, that take place on Sunday, February 12, 2023 at 12:00h, in Santa Catalina Park. The family celebrations are a crucial part of the Carnaval and help to keep the spirit of the festival alive. With Las Palmas de Gran Canaria being a family-friendly city, the Children’s Carnaval is a strategic event that showcases the city’s commitment to families.
Sunday February 19 – 6.30PM – Santa Catalina Park Stage
The Children’s Gala is one of the most important events of the Children’s Carnaval. Taking place on Sunday, February 19, 2023 at 18:30h, the Santa Catalina Park Stage, the Children’s Gala is a chance for children to show off their costumes and take part in the competition to be crowned the next prince or princess of the Carnaval. With top-level designers competing to create the best costumes, the Children’s Gala is a fantastic opportunity for children to be creative and showcase their talents.
Sunday February 26 – 5PM – Castillo de la Luz > Santa Catalina Park
The Children’s Parade is the final event of the Children’s Carnaval. Taking place on Sunday, February 26, 2023, at 17:00h, the parade starts at Castillo de la Luz and makes its way to Santa Catalina Park. The Children’s Parade is a celebration of the young participants of the Carnaval and is an opportunity for children to take to the streets and show off their costumes. With children participating in various other events throughout the Carnaval, the Children’s Parade is a testament to the importance of children in the Carnaval.
In conclusion, the Carnaval in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is a time for families and children to come together and celebrate the spirit of the festival. With a range of events and activities tailored specifically for children, there is no shortage of fun and excitement to be had. So come on down to Santa Catalina Park and join in the fun of the 2023 Carnaval in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria!
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