What to Expect
The weather in April is pleasant with average temperatures in the south usually around 26°C during the day, and nighttime temperatures dropping to 18-20°C. In the North of the island, you can expect highs of 21-22°C and lows of 13°C. Most days are filled with sunshine so ideal for enjoying the beach and the sea is warm enough for those who fancy a dip.
Easter in Tenerife is one of the most important holidays and religious events. Every year a programme of cultural and religious activities takes place in all the major towns across the island. Each has its own uniqueness and idiosyncrasies that bring together neighbours and tourists alike. Enjoy the spectacle and excitement of processions and celebrations in an atmosphere of great devotion.
Other Events in April
And just when you think Carnival is over another comes along.
The Sea Carnival Parade 8 performances are scheduled (see poster for dates) and will start at 18:00 from Plaza Nuestra Señora del Carmen in Los Cristianos and end at the Plaza de La Pescadora.
Songkran Festival 2558 Experience Thailand while in Tenerife and celebrate Thai New Year (2nd 3rd and 4th April at Siam Park, Loro Parque and Hotel Botanico)
Yes Sir – southern Tenerife vibrates with a unique spectacle of R & B (2nd April, Location: Magma Centre Las Americas)
Romeo Santos Concert American rapper, songwriter and actor (3rd April, 8.00pm at Adeje Football Ground)
I Love Music Festival – Think BIG and something BIG will happen. What better way to party in a stunning venue and to the best DJs. (3rd April, Location: Siam Park)
Special Easter Myths and Legends Come to an illuminated Pueblo Chico and listen to live music …A different night! (4th April, 19.00 – 23.00 Pueblo Chico, Family discount tickets available at park includes tapas and drink)
La Maretas Arico Trail II for more information on this exciting sporting event visit the Website (4th April, Location: Risco la Puente La Maretas)
Moscow Ballet Presents Swan Lake (9th April, Location: Auditorio Infanta Leonora, Los Cristianos – Price: €35)
Breads of the World This original and appetizing fair held since 2007 displays the south of Tenerife as one of the great bakeries of the region. (April 11th April, Arico el Nuevo)
Canicross this is the first official Canary canicross. It consists of running tied to your dog. It is a test that mixes the love of sports, nature and animals. (12th April, Icod de los Vinos)
19th Half Marathon competitors have been training hard to beat last years race when three minutes were shaved off the scheduled time (12th April, Las Galletas)
Hänsel and Gretel Opera, The timeless tale by the Brothers Grimm is a trip of fantasy and imagination for all ages. (12th April, Location: Auditorio de Tenerife Santa Cruz)
Jazz at La Casa del Vino until June next. Kike Perdomo and Albert Bover Quartet will perform 17th April, the Zaida Almeida Quartet on 15th May. Finally, Esther Shepherd Quintet will close the cycle on June 19th. Tickets can be purchased for €10 at the Casa del Vino and include a glass of wine and a discount in the restaurant.
THE HOLE SHOW Arrives in Santa Cruz. A fresh and shameless mix of cabaret, theatre, burlesque, circus, music and humour. A unique experience that raises the temperature and turns each city upside down (between April 20th and May 10th Beside Recinto Ferial – Tickets range from €2 to €45 some with discounts. More info )
The XI Food Fair Arona Canarios features a vast array of kiosks overflowing with cheese, wine, bread, honey and more. (25 and 26 April, Plaza del Pescador, Los Cristianos)
IV Demolition Bike 50K (April 26th Garachico ).
Espectáculo de Flamenco CoLLage Music, dance, video, texts … are cut, glued, overlapped, to compose a multidisciplinary show a collage, where emotions, memories, pieces of life, blur and blend in a vision of flamenco. (April 30th Location: Auditorio Infanta Leonora Los Cristianos, Price: € 8)
Guided tours which commemorates the 164 year history of the theatre, (The Guimerá Theatre April 7th and May 7th. Tickets €3 from box office open Tuesday to Friday 11:00 to 13:00 and 18:00 to 20:00).
Tour Puerto de la Cruz A new tour will uncover the history of this tourist destination, with its charming corners loved by many a famous celebrity. The initiative begins this March, with the depature point from Plaza Viera y Clavijo at 10am with groups of 15 maximum and costs €15 per person. The if popular, the initiative will continue until May.
Quantum Ensemble – A modern way of interpreting classical music, more flexible and directed to a wider audience. Concerts take place in a friendly atmosphere in which a direct dialogue with the public is set to place the works in context through the experiences of musicians. (April 30, and May 28, Auditorio de Tenerife Santa Cruz)
Visit the Dorada Brewery The local brewing company opens its doors to unveil the manufacturing process of Dorada beer, from the collection of raw materials to bottling, at the end of the visit you will be invited to a Dorada in the Tasting Room. (Booking is necessary. http://doradatour.es/ Every Tuesday and Wednesdays Avda. de Ángel Romero Santa Cruz to 31/12/2015)
EarthSky’s meteor shower guide for 2015
Photo by Justin Ng
Sit in a moon shadow with an otherwise open view of the predawn sky, and if you’re really lucky, you might see as many as 40 meteors in one hour. Good luck! Click the links below to learn more about meteor showers in 2015.
April 21-22, 2015 Lyrids
May 5-6, 2015 Eta Aquarids
July 27-28, 2015 Delta Aquarids
August 11-12, 2015 Perseids
October 8, 2015 Draconids October 21-22, 2015 Orionids
November 4-5, 2015 South Taurids November 12-13, 2015 North Taurids November 17-18, 2015 Leonids
December 13-14, 2015 Geminids
Tenerife – Attractions
Tenerife offers a wealth of attractions follow the LINK to get just a few ideas.
Tenerife – Tours
Guided tours both free and private as well as numerous excursions are available throughout the year. For a few ideas follow the link to Tenerife Tours and Days Out
Tenerife – Sporting Activities
Year round temperatures averaging 22 degrees combined with a low level of rainfall provide an ideal climate for outdoor ventures. Whether on land, at sea or in the skies, Tenerife provides outdoor adventure for all types of travellers. Check them out HERE
Tenerife – Markets
Everyone loves a market and the island is home to a wealth of covered, outdoor and street markets. Many specialise in a particular type of goods while others selling the same product move from site to site. Most open early in the morning and close early afternoon. Follow this link for a list of Tenerife Markets
Tenerife – Museums
The museums of Tenerife are accessible to all sections of the community regardless of limited mobility or communication. Follow the link to find a comprehensive list of Tenerife – Museums
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