Things to do in Tenerife in March 2017

What to Expect

After a relatively cool start to the year, the weather begins to warm up in March as the month progresses. As it is our Spring, there is the chance of an odd shower but these rarely last long. The average temperature for the north last year was 18°C with the odd high reaching 23°C at night these dropped to about 13°C. Here in the south the average for March was 23°C but we did see some hot days at 29°C and evening temperatures were generally in the region of 18°C.


The Carnival that started in the capital Santa Cruz last month continues to 5th March you can, therefore still catch
Saturday, March 4th – Daytime Carnaval
Sunday, March 5th – Parade of Vintage Cars

Puerto de la Cruz the highlights are
Wednesday, March 1st – Burial of the Sardine
Friday, March 3rd – Men´s Marathon in High Heels
Saturday, March 4th  – Main Parade

Los Gigantes Carnaval runs from Friday, 10th to Monday, 13th March with the Main parade from 5pm on Sunday 12th.

Los Cristianos  The theme is Las Vegas and this event will run from 17th to 27th March.


V Edition of the 1 × 2 Bike Race from Pabellón Deportivo Paulino Rivero Baute, through the hills around El Sauzal to el barrio de Ravelo. (58km) March 5th.

4th Canarias Folk Fest Arona 2016/2017 –With crafts and food market, from 16:00 and performances by folk groups this traditional event is held regularly in Plaza La Pescadora, Los Cristianos, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, every two weeks, ending on Thursday, March 23, 2017. Calendar – March : 8, 9, 22, 23.

III Trail Fuentealta Vilaflor – The best specialists of Spain in mountain marathons will be present fighting for a place for the World Championship. (When: March 9th at 8:00 a.m. Where:  Vilaflor Information and registration:

Vamos de Pateo” is promoted by San Miguel council and will offer eight routes. The next walk will be Cruz del Carmen via Tahodio, on March 11th Places are limited and the registration fee is 10 euros, which includes guide, insurance and transportation, should be made by emailing

Miguel Conejo Torres, popularly known as Leiva, presents his third solo album Monstruos (When:  March 11 at 9:00 p.m. Where:  Insular Pavilion Santiago Martín (San Cristóbal de La Laguna) Tickets: Búho Club and Pabellon Santiago Martin  and

III Meeting JAPAN STANCE – (When 12th March,  Where MAGMA Arte & Congresos) More information in: Https://

Tenerife Opera presents Norma,  one of the great dramas with music by Vincenzo Bellini and libretto by Felice Romani On this occasion, we have the opportunity to listen to Yolanda Auyanet soprano in the title role, who will perform the aria “Casta Diva”, one of the most popular and beautiful passages of this romantic tale.  (When 14, 16 and 18 March 19:30.  Where The Tenerife Auditorium “Adán Martín”  Santa Cruz)

The Cadena Dial Awards return to Tenerife to celebrate its twenty-first edition. The meeting with music in Spanish (When: March 16 Where: Recinto Ferial, Santa Cruz)

Sleeping Beauty -A great musical for the whole family (When:  March 18 at 17: 00h. And 7:00 p.m. And March 19 at 12: 00h. Where: Guimerá Theater (Santa Cruz de Tenerife) Tickets from box office and

Noche de Tapas y Vinos is now an established and popular annual event, with stalls selling tapas and wines from just €1. (When 25 March, from 7pm to midnight, with live music Where Playa San Juan)

The summer starts here with Utopia Boat Parties – from the people who brought you THE INSOMNIA BOAT PARTY Utopia offer the biggest and best party in the islands. More info and Tickets from Website


PINK FLOYD Tribute ProJect LT – One of the best tributes of Pink Floyd in the world, appear in Tenerife (When 18 March  – 21:30 Where The Magma Art & Congress Las Americas)

Children of the 80’s is back On this occasion, with the First Lady of House Music Kym Mazelle.Tickets available (When :18th March Where: Hard Rock Hotel Playa Paraiso)

Maria Callas an exhibition commemorating the 40th anniversary of the death of American Greek diva Maria Callas, one of the most exciting voices of the twentieth century. The exhibition includes unpublished documents, photographs, newspaper clippings, personal letters … – donated by Giovanna Lomazzi, who was a great friend of the legendary soprano, together with recreations of the costumes for some of the productions in which Callas participated. (When: until 20 March Where : the Auditorium de Santa Cruz)

Alex Boardman is back to headline a night, of wit, wry, and down-to-earth observational humour. Joined by Barry Dodds, an award winning MC from Newcastle, and Will Duggan.Don’t miss out on this full night of comedy with 3 of the best for only 20 euros!! (When: 25th March Where: Tenerife Comedy Club, Las Americas).


Bustamante, The Spanish singer will give a concert in the Symphony Hall from 21:00 where he will present the songs from his latest album, Tickets are already on sale and can be purchased through the usual channels including ON LINE : (When 25th March, Where The Tenerife Auditorium “Adán Martín”  Santa Cruz)


International Fashion Fair of Tenerife – with more than one hundred companies in the sector from as far afield as Senegal , Colombia and Portugal (When March 30 to April 2 Where: Recinto Ferial Santa Cruz)

Craft Fairs – Artesanía de Tenerife has announced the date of craft fairs for 2017 in Tenerife. The fairs, both small and large, sell unusual products from really creative and talented individuals, all of whom are officially recognized with a carné de artesano. The full list of dates is HERE.

Tenerife Symphony Orchestra – Enjoy the OST often accompanied by guest sopranos and other talented soloists. They perform the works of well known composers to make each peformance a memorable evening can be enjoyed by aficionados and amateurs alike. (When every Friday until Jun 23rd 2017, Where Auditorio Adán Martín, Santa Cruz)

Whilst these are some of the most interesting events, there is an overwhelming amount of activities on Tenerife each month. Click on the links below to see what is happening elsewhere.

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

For more on Tenerife including daily weather read Queenie’s Daily Snippets everyone’s favourite Tenerife Blog  
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