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Maspalomas carnival 2017

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Later this week, Maspalomas carnival 2017 starts in the town of its namesake in Gran Canaria. Kicking off on March 3 2017 and continuing until March 12, there is a host of activities for you to get involved in.

Maspalomas carnival 2017

Events include the following:

Friday March 3 2017

Time: 9pm
Place: Shopping Centre Yumbo
Details: Official opening party

Time: 10:30pm
Place: Shopping Centre Yumbo
Details: “Mogollon” Party

Saturday March 4 2017

Time: 9pm
Place: Shopping Centre Yumbo
Details: Election of the Carnival Queen

Time: 11pm
Place: Shopping Centre Yumbo
Details: “Mogollon” Party

Sunday March 5 2017

Time: 5pm
Place: Shopping Centre Yumbo
Details: Children’s Carniva.

Time: 7pm
Place: Shopping Centre Yumbo
Details: Election of the Carnival Princess

Monday March 6 2017

Time: 7pm
Place: Shopping Centre Yumbo
Details: “Borderless” Show

Tuesday March 7 2017

Time: 7pm
Place: Shopping Centre Yumbo
Details: Free dance workshops

Time: 9pm
Place: Shopping Centre Yumbo
Details: “In Full Swing” show

Time: 10:30pm
Place: Shopping Centre Yumbo
Details: Drag Queen Preselection

Wednesday March 8 2017

Time: 8pm
Place: Performances by local bands
Details: Election of the “Senior” Queen

Thursday March 9 2017

Time: 9pm
Place: Shopping Centre Yumbo
Details: Drag Queen Election

Time: 11pm
Place: Shopping Centre Yumbo
Details: “Mogollon” Party

Friday March 10 2017 (Tourist day)

Time: 12am
Place: Maspalomas Beach
Details: “Rescue of the Sardine”

Time: 9pm
Place: Shopping Centre Yumbo
Details: Tourists Show

Time: 11pm
Place: Shopping Centre Yumbo
Details: “Mogollon” Party

Saturday March 11 2017

Time: 5pm
Place: Various
Details: Carnival parade

Time: 10pm
Place: Shopping Centre Yumbo
Details: “Mogollon” Party

Sunday March 12 2017

Time: 2pm
Place: Shopping Centre Anexo II
Details: Carnival on the Beach

Time: 8pm
Place: Shopping Centre Anexo II
Details: Reading of the Sardine’s last will

Time: 8:30pm
Place: Shopping Centre Anexo II
Details: Burial of the Sardine – followed by fireworks

You can download a pocket sized brochure ready to print off and take with you. It is available in 3 languages. Click HERE to open it in your installed PdF viewer.

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