What to Expect
June and summer hits the island. The weather is sunny and warm wherever you are although in the Orotava Valley you may experience the odd panza del burro (belly of the donkey) a sea of clouds, but these usually disappear by lunchtime. Average shade temperatures for the south last June were 28-19°C while in the north 23-14°C and although slightly less still not too shabby.
Flower Carpets and Corpus Christi – The celebration involves making carpets out of flowers, salt and shrubs and laying them all around the streets near the town hall square. The main carpet usually takes up the entire surface of the square and is made using different coloured volcanic sand, which is brought straight from the Teide National Park. (When 22nd June, Where La Orotava) Also in Arona and Adeje
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.
Marino Saiz (When 2nd June, Where: Buho Club)
The ethnographic project ‘Entre Molinos’ in La Orotava, where the town relives its history from the 40’s and 50’s. 3-4 June
VII Meeting Internacional Arona Pruebas Combinadas 2017
“Vamos de Pateo” offers eight routes. The next walk on June 3rd, – The summit of Bolico. Places are limited and registration fee is €10, which includes guide, insurance and transportation, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org for details
Fenautica “V Guanche Cup” Regatta. The previous four occasions have been great successes, with a huge marine fair and additional events for children, food stalls, music, competing yachts, charter craft, and much more. A great weekend for any sea-lovers! Further information on website, (When 3 & 4 June Where: Marina del Sur in Las Galletas)
First International LGTBIQ Culture Week will be hosted by Arona (When 5th to 10th June Where: Las Americas)
Enjoy activities at some 40 stands, and talks from a range of prestigious sportsmen and women, as well as sports health professionals (When June 8 and 9 Where Recinto Ferial in Santa Cruz)
Children of the 80’s – Byron Stingily (When 10th June, Where Hard Rock Hotel Playa Paraiso)
The Tenerife Bluetrail Mountain Race, billed as the highest race in Spain and the second highest in Europe, and certainly one of the most gruelling events around. Some 2,700 runners from 33 countries will run up, over, and around Mt Teide. The official website is HERE with details for those who would like to sign up, and for perhaps the majority, who will be interested to watch from the side-lines. (When: 10 June)
Pedro Guerra Tenerife singer-songwriter returns to his native island (When: June 11. Where the Guimerá Theatre)
TopMotor 2017 largest exhibition of sports vehicles in addition to classic, antique and motorcycles (When: June 8-11 Where: Magma Art and Congress, Las Americas)
Vanesa Martín returns to Tenerife to present her new album ‘Munay’ (When: June 22 Where: the pavilion Santiago Martin de La Laguna. Tickets, from €25)
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 performance a memorable evening can be enjoyed by aficionados and amateurs alike. (When every Friday until Jun 23rd 2017, Where Auditorio Adán Martín, Santa Cruz)
Chubby Brown, is back for one night only with his sarcastic, blue and controversial act. (When: 23rd June Where: Showtime, Las Americas)
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.