Santa Cruz de Tenerife: the most fun weekend of the year ahead

Santa Cruz de Tenerife is gearing up for an exciting weekend filled with a variety of cultural, leisure, and sporting events, demonstrating its potential as a vibrant promoter of artistic and recreational activities for both residents and visitors.

Santa Cruz de Tenerife is showcasing its cultural, leisure, and sporting potential this weekend with a range of accessible events for all ages. The city will transform its streets into stages for live shows, feature creative expressions of local art, and host interactive workshops, walks, and routes through its natural and urban heritage, alongside open-air concerts.

May Festivities Highlights in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Santa Cruz de Tenerife: the most fun weekend of the year ahead

Art Exhibitions:

  • “Faces” by Felipe Hogdson: Visit the Museum of Fine Arts to view this sculptural work. Open Friday, 24 May, from 10:00 to 20:00, and Saturdays, Sundays, and public holidays, from 10:00 to 15:00.
  • “Macaronesia” by Luis García-Ramos: Explore 37 works in the Tarquis-Robayna room of the Municipal Museum of Fine Arts. Guided tours every Saturday at 12:00 noon.

Theatre and Music:

  • Opera Tribute to Montserrat Caballé: Guimerá Theatre hosts this concert on Friday at 20:00.
  • Mayo Joven Concerts: Featuring Tayson Kryss, Cristián Rodríguez (Xriz), and DJs Renzzo El Selector and Fabrizio Salgado in Plaza de La Candelaria.
  • Son 21 Festival: On Saturday, 25 May, at 20:30 in Plaza de La Candelaria, celebrating the 20th anniversary of the group Kanarii from Gran Canaria.

Workshops and Cultural Activities:

  • K-POP Academy: Learn choreographies on Saturday from 11:00 to 13:30 at Asociación de Vecinos Luz y Vida.
  • “Getting to Know Google” Workshop: Friday from 17:00 to 20:00 at Casa de la Juventud Mascareño.
  • Fashion and Aesthetics Workshop: At Nuevo Obrero Civic Centre on Friday from 18:00 to 20:30.

Exhibitions and Performing Arts:

Santa Cruz de Tenerife: the most fun weekend of the year ahead

  • “The Eternal Light of Freemasonry” Exhibition: Last chance to visit at the Central Municipal Library until 24 May.
  • “Deer’s Head. The Art that Connects” by Diego de Velázquez: Guided tours at the Fine Arts Museum.
  • Óscar Domínguez “Los dos que se cruzan”: At Tenerife Espacio de las Artes (TEA), open until 24 November.
  • Adrián Alemán’s “Doble ciego”: At TEA, Friday to Sunday from 10:00 to 20:00.
  • “Naturally” Mini-Exhibition: For children and families at TEA, exploring the human relationship with nature.
  • “Brave Hearts” Film: Screening at TEA from Friday to Sunday at 19:00.

Music Concerts:

  • “La flauta en concierto”: Concert T16 of the Tenerife Symphony Orchestra at Tenerife Auditorium on Friday at 19:30.
  • Alexis Alonso Quartet and Maureen Choi Concert: Presenting the album “Hypenosis” on Friday at 19:30.
  • Elfidio Alonso Tribute: Performances by Los Sabandeños at the Tenerife Auditorium on Saturday and Sunday at 19:30.

Sports and Heritage:

Santa Cruz de Tenerife: the most fun weekend of the year ahead

  • “Anaga on Foot” Guided Walks: Explore the Antequera route on Saturday, departing at 8:15 a.m. from the Santa Cruz de Tenerife Interchange.
  • 3×3 Basketball Tournament: On the Puerto-Ciudad esplanade, Saturday from 9:00 to 20:00.
  • Guided Tours: Discover the history of Santa Cruz and its green enclaves with tours starting from Palacio de Carta on Friday at 10:00 a.m.

Carnival Exhibitions:

  • “The Magic Behind the Costume” Exhibition: Showcasing the evolution of carnival costumes.
  • “Lyrical and Tradition” Exhibition: Dedicated to rondallas and lyrical groups.
  • “Carnival 2024 Winners” Exhibition: Displaying award-winning costumes and fantasies from Carnival 2024.

Founding Day of Taganana:

  • Celebration in Plaza de Las Nieves: In the village of Anaga on Sunday at 12:30 pm.

Santa Cruz de Tenerife promises a weekend full of diverse activities that highlight its rich cultural heritage and vibrant community spirit.

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