Much of big entertainment Tenerife is already listed under attractions, such as steady fun at Loro Park, street spectacles by Carnival, La Mueca, Halloween, Romerias or other festivals, Fiestas and events that often last a few days.
Restaurante Casona live jazz in Puerto Cruz is just one example.
Free and paid for entertainment on the biggest of all Canary Islands Spain may be enjoyed in all kinds of ways and locations.
Get it in clubs, cafés and above all by Tenerife places for eating out which are bars, restaurants, Guachinches, porches or just space on the streets. The cost of the fun is on the house. That means that it is included in the food and drink prices.
Some bars of Tenerife mean proper entertainment by jazz concerts, karaoke or art exhibitions. Sports bars seem to enjoy highest popularity. People have real parties there when their favorite soccer club has won an important match.
Easter spectacle Adeje called Via Crucis in Adeje town entertain more than 20000 onlookers and are on the way to become real attractions.
Find this merry, popular bar near Plaza del Charco of the Puerto de la Cruz town center in Calle Vieja. Casa Verde is always full to the brim in winter because of its Spanish Mediterranean style live music which rocks. So is the Molly Malone by Puerto's harbor. This Irish pub with live music also seems to take a break at the end of March.
Many Tenerife hotels used to provide some animation entertainment for tourists
Occasional live concerts in Puerto de la Cruz have almost become a tradition.
Entertainment Tenerife is depicted above in C/Quintana. It also takes place on Plaza del Charco and on Plaza de Europa, by the little harbor and at Playa Jardin.
Monasterio gardens and restaurants for occasional Tenderete entertainment at Bodega Hacienda San Pedro.
It all started by with the Fiesta de la Cruz of Los Realejos First, it was only a church event. It happened in the first decade of the 16th century. Then, the archbishop Diego de los Moros of San Cristobal de la Laguna made it mandatory for Realejos to worship la Cruz the crucifix. It had to be on every second of May by street processions. Much entertainment including fireworks in honor of the cross followed fast.
The Puerto Cruz casino slogan in the olden days was 'Let's dance the night away'.
It happened precisely at the Taoro Congress Center which was right beside the Casino of Taoro Park.
The last classical Christmas concert at this former Taoro Congress place was announced by loudspeakers of a town hall car in 2008.
Tenerife Cinema movie fun about the birth and evolution of the island is offered by free entertaining film shows of the Portillo visitors center.
See photos of Arona which include a musical fountain and Mare Nostrum where highly popular shows and live theater are on the agenda.
Many villages have their own little concerts and presentations, such as nativity plays which are much loved by children. There used to be a lovely puppet show in Los Realejos every Christmas which was directed by an Argentinian lady called Pope from La Orotava whom I knew.
Exhibitions for art such as paintings, drawings and photography provide entertainment on the biggest of all Canary Islands.
A great way for Tenerife performance and event updates is by listening at home or in cars to English radio stations. Some are more geared towards music or sports.
Wave length 100.8-101 FM for soccer;
Power FM Radio on 91.1 FM - 91.9 FM
may be the best entertainment and general info channel.
A new broad caster by English radio is Fresh FM which you get at FM 102.
More new ones keep on coming up.
Tenerife trips may be for entertainment Tenerife, such as by the wine museum.
Did you know that the Tenerife Azotea is often used for entertainment like Tenderete concerts or even dance by locals (native Tinerfeños) where much meat and wine is offered? Find interesting information on Azotea in page on penthouses North Tenerife and penthouses Tenerife in general.
There are many public places for folk entertainment in the Tenerife mountains or by gorges. I joined at a barbecue of a hiking club at Parque Ramon Caminero. That's near the Caldera picnic park.
It is also only about 3 minutes from the oldest best Tenerife trout restaurant. More than once, I went to la Caldera Agua Mansa 30 minutes from la Oroatava where a friend had her birthday parties three years in a row. Both parks have toilets and are about 10 minutes by car apart.
Another popular barbecue spot for outdoor entertainment is the Parque Barranco Ruiz which translates into Ravine of Ruiz Park .
Basically, each and everybody can arrange for entertainment such as a big birthday party in any of those aereas de recreaciónes de Tenerife or Tenderete, as the locals say. The Tenerife Cabilde plans to put an entrance price on them. These rare spots in nature which make us happy are worth it.
All sorts of Tenerife organized outings provide professional entertainment which starts inside the tour coaches. There, animators talk to tourists in a most entertaining fashion to make them enjoy the excursions even more.
Tenderete musicians also provide much fun with their street concerts. Tenderete is Canary Island folk music with the band Los Sabandeños being the best.
Tennis club Los Realejos La Romantica, for example, used to organize a Saturday grill with live jazz for members and visitors.
Times have changed and entertainment is sometimes feeling the brunt.
Be safe and always consult your local English Tenerife newspaper, billboards and fliers as well as English Radio stations mentioned above before doing a trip 'out of the blue' to some place remembered from a past visit...
Find out from your local golf and other sports clubs what entertainment they have planned...
Entertain your friends with posters of trendy movie characters which are always good conversation topics for fun...
What is Reggae you say? With that question you'll get a lot of answers. Most people will say, it's Jamaican music and it has a lot of famous performers playing reggae music and performing at Jamaica's annual reggae festivals, but it is also an exciting blend of styles and genres.
Happy are all those who have their own holiday home in Tenerife to be able to enjoy the island's entertainment by extended holidays more often.