Corpus Christi Orotava doesn't take place any given time after Trinity Sunday. The town follows its own agenda as close as possible.
Also, celebrations start already way before that Sunday and last about one month.
They begin on May, 015, 2017 at Noon and end on June 25th. of 2017 at 11.p.m.at night.
However, the main day of the church procession over floral and sand art will be on Thursday June, 22, 2017.
Then, even some small bars that are normally closed will be open just for this one day.
Numerous activities play a part. We shall try to give you a good idea about those that are most interesting and popular with tourists.
The excellent Orotava Municipal Art school exhibition from June 01 to June,30, 2017 is open to the public from 9.00 a.m.-9.00p.m.
Find this art Center at the Casa de Cultura on Plaza de la Constitución.
Domingo Gónzalez Expósito the school's director is an artist and sculptor himself. He's also the man who's responsible for the Corpus Christi sand carpet.
New classes for any age will start in September.
Its event location has been moved from Liceo Taoro to Plaza Quinto Centenario and the date is June 21, 2017.
The entrance ticket for €1, Wine tastings at €1 and €2, as well
as Tapas and wine bottle sales will contribute to charities, now. A
wrist stamp lets you walk in and out during 7p.m. and Midnight. Live
music will play.
How get entrance tickets?
From 6p.m.onward at the venue and at a shop by the bridge in C/Carrera Escultor Estévez on June, 19 and 20 from 9a.m.- 1p.m. and from 4p.m.to 6p.m. Only 5000 entrance tickets are for sale.
The wines to be valuated with denomination of origin (D O) La Orotava (Valley) are by the following twelve Bodegas i.e.wine producers.
The Orotava Sand art carpet may be the biggest in the Guinnes Book of Records. Larger ones have been made since in the world. However, expect the ephemeral one from La Orotava to lead for the category Fine Art for a very long time.