Things to do in Tenerife in April 2017

What to Expect

After a mainly warm March, temperatures continue to rise in April, although there is a chance of cloud and showers particularly in the north of the island. In the south, noted for being generally sunnier, the daily average temperatures last year fluctuate between 22°C and 25°C in the shade with the odd day reaching 28°C. In the north, these were 19°C to 23°C.


The big one this month is the Pasión in Adeje.  The event is famed worldwide, and thousands attend, many of them tourists. 300 actors take part each Good Friday and the action starts at 12.00 in Adeje town and lasts for 2 hours.  You will, however, need to get there early to get a good spot.

Holy Week in La Laguna is a solemn affair ending on Good Friday, with the Procession of the Holy Burial. In Guía de Isora scenes of the Passion are constructed using floral elements. The result, beautiful ephemeral works of art that blend with the tradition and characteristic elements of a religious celebration.

Advance notice is being given of the closure for two days of the Teide cable car to enable staff to carry out technical work to enhance the facilities. The dates are April 25th and 26th

The Tinerfeña Federation of Bands begins its Spring Musical concert program. Like previous years, every Sunday to June 18 at 11.30 in the Chamber Hall, Auditorio de Santa Cruz  free entrance until full capacity.

Joe Longthorne is back in Tenerife for one night only. (When 1st  April Where: Showtime Las Americas)

Boat Show enjoy a nautical exhibition where not only you can see amazing boats, also participate in workshops to learn how to make nautical knots and more surprises. (When April 1st to the 9th Where Siam Mall)

Tribute to the 80’s with tributes to Queen / U2 / Héroes del Silencio (When: 1st April Where: Waterfall, SC. Ticket online at Presale €10 with 1 Heineken included or on the night €12 with 1 Heineken included)


Noa – at the Open Sea Festival where the Israeli artist will present songs from her latest work (When April 1  Where Guimerá Theatre)

Estrellas has got Talent – singing, dancing, acting from some of the islands most talented youngsters.  Tickets HERE €6 under 5s Free (When 2 April, 2-5pm, Where: Karting Las Americas)

Classical Music Concerts by Trio Bohemio, Openar Ensemble and Duo Natale, (When: 2, 9 and 16 April Where: Casa Ábaco, Puerto de la Cruz)

XXI Half Marathon Las Galletas – the cash prizes will be awarded by strict order of arrival, regardless of the category of the runners. (When: 2nd April Where: Las Galletas) Registration through the website

Julieta Venegas – For the first time, the Mexican singer will embark on a European tour accompanied on stage by Matías Saavedra and Sergio Silva, two of her great musicians. (When April 5 at the Guimerá Theater in Santa Cruz)

Tegueste Tours a series of routes throughout the municipality to promote the culture, landscape and products of the area. (When: April 7, 22 and 29 Where:  Tegueste Information and registration:

Saborea La Orotava – a tapas route and competition where a selection of tapa is priced between €2.50 – €4 and customers can vote on their favourite to win meals for two. (When to 7th April Where: La Orotava)

VII Canarian cheese fair will this year feature cheese from La Gomera. Also the 5th Insular Cheese Contest, which coincides with the fair will take place. (When: April 8th and 9th, Where: Pinolere Museum and Ethnographic Park)

Plenilunio – one of the most interesting cultural, gastronomic and commercial days of the year. (When: April 8 Where: Santa Cruz de Tenerife Information: HERE)

Feria del Saldo – 30+ local businesses will offer stock they wish to liquidate at bargain prices. (When 10am and 7pm on 8 and 9 April Where: Plaza Príncipes de España, El Medano)

“Vamos de Pateo” offer eight routes. The next walk on April 8th, will show the beauty of the tajinastes in bloom. Places are limited and registration is €10 which includes guide, insurance and transportation, email

Nicky Jam the multi-award-winning international performer arrives in Tenerife to present his new work Phoenix. This will be the only concert he gives in the Canary Islands. (When 8th April  Where El recinto portuario de Santa Cruz)

BADHABITS-MALASCOSTUMBRES intended for an elderly audience who seek, within a single space, to dine and party until dawn. (When 13, 14 and 15 April from 8 at night to 8 in the morning each day Where MAGMA Art & Congresses)

Northern Soul is back from 18th April until 1st May at the Soul Lodge, Pueblo Canario.


The I Love Music Festival – more than 25 artists will perform on four stages (Techno Stage, Main Stage, Electric Stage and DnB Stage), over nine hours. The tickets, with prices ranging from 55 euros, can already be purchased through In addition; those interested in camping will enjoy its inauguration from, Thursday 13 April. (Where: Golf Costa Adeje When: April 14th)

XV Feria del Libro de Adeje (Book fair and Comic Book Fair) – Last year, English language authors were invited to participate. This year we would like to extend that and invite non-Spanish authors to take part, so British, French, German, Swiss, American, Australian, Moroccan, Senegalese, Chinese, etc. as well as illustrators and artists of comic books.  (When 21-22 April Where: Adeje)

VI CANARY ISLANDS CAR SHOW – For four days, the Tenerife Fairgrounds will become the capital of the automotive sector. (When Thursday 20th to Sunday 23th April Where: Recinto Ferial de Tenerife)


Tales of Hoffmann – an opera adapted for children (Where:Symphonic Hall, Santa Cruz When April 29 at 6:00pm and April 30 at 12:00pm)


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)

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 recognised with a carné de artesano. The full list of dates is HERE

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

This entry was posted in Current month - Things to Do and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s