Events and Festivals in Gran Canaria
- Carnaval Las Palmas: The carnival is celebrated during the month of February. The city decks itself up in colour and rhythm. Highlights include the Election of the Carnival Queen and the Drag Queen along with the murga and comparsa competitions. Then ofcourse, there is the Gran Cabalgata parade along with grand floats.
- Corpus Christi: This is a beautiful week-long religious festival held in Las Palmas. The procession route (around the main cathedral) is lined with coloured sawdust, pebbles and sand. This festival usually takes place in the month of June.
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