11 Jul THE BEST EVENTS IN TENERIFE THIS SUMMER
The long-awaited summer has arrived with an endless list of activities and events that will allow you to enjoy the sunshine, the lovely weather and, most importantly, your precious time off! If you’re into watersports, you’re in for a great time, as there’s no time like the summer to practise them. Besides enjoying these activities, taking care of yourself and relaxing, it’s also the perfect moment to have fun.
Luckily, summer in Tenerife always comes packed with events for everyone: music festivals, parties, concerts, and much more… We have compiled a short list of the most important events to help you choose from the wide range of options, so you can plan your summer and not miss anything. Get ready!
XXVIII CANARIES JAZZ INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL
Dates & times: 12th and 13th July, 20:30 h.
Location:Salytién Shopping Mall, Adeje
In its 27th edition, the International Jazz Festival of the Canary Islands brings you some of the most prominent jazz artists and musicians. Several concerts will take place on different islands and in different locations, most of them free of charge.
In this edition, you’ll be able to enjoy several concerts in Adeje during the 12th and 13th of July. Friday evening will feature the sounds of Sinne Eeg and Peter Sprague, and Tony DeSare, and on Saturday it will be the turn of ST Fusion and Marquis Hill Blacktet. Definitely a great way to enjoy Adeje’s delightful summer nights.
Date & times: 13th July, from 16:00 h.
Location: 11th hole, Amarilla Golf, San Miguel de Abona
Tickets: from 35€, VIP tickets available
Greenworld festival was first held in 2015 and since then it has become one of the most important electronic music festivals. The artists and DJs that attend attract not only people from Tenerife, but also from abroad. The past editions have been a huge success, and the 2019 Opening Summer event will be no exception, with DJs like Loco Dice, Green Velvet, Popof, Cellini, and many more.
Date & times: 14th July, 9:30 h.
Location: Starts from El Puertito de Güímar
Tickets: From 12,5€ – 11,25€ couples
Fancy joining a mountain race and trail ascent of 4.5 kilometres that takes place every summer? Then join the Vertical Güimar and collaborate with a good cause! Part of the inscription is donated to the non-profit organisation Solidarios Canarios.
This race starts in the lower area of the municipality of Güímar, specifically in the Plaza de las Indias, and covers a distance of over 4 kilometres. The challenge? You will have to run uphill, with a 500-metre vertical rise. The finish line is the Mirador de Pájara, the perfect place to enjoy the views. Are you ready for the challenge?
BALLET DE MOSCÚ: EL LAGO DE LOS CISNES
Date & times: 16th July, 21:00 h.
Location: Auditorio Infanta Leonor, Los Cristianos
Tickets: From 45€
We can now enjoy the Moscow Ballet in the south of Tenerife with Tchaikovsky’s classic, Swan Lake. Don’t miss the chance to enjoy genuine, classical ballet with music from the original version of Swan Lake, one of the most successful musical compositions of all times, which narrates an impossible love story inspired by the exquisite music of the genius musician Tchaikovsky. The beauty of dance and classical music in its purest form.
CANARIAS BAILA FESTIVAL
Date & times: 19th July, from 16:00 h.
Location: 11th hole, Amarilla Golf, San Miguel de Abona
Tickets: From 38€
This July, the festival for urban and latin music lovers par excellence brings us two of the most popular latin artists right now: Becky G, famous for her hit “Mayores” and her collaborations with many other latin artists, and the notorious Bad Bunny, who has become one of the kings of latin trap with his bold lyrics and tropical rhythms.
In addition to these impressive headliners, the festival will feature hours and hours of music and dance with other artists such as Maikel Delacalle, Darkiel, and Ricky y El Capo. Disclaimer: dancing all night might cause sore muscles. Remember to stretch!
COSTA ADEJE SINFÓNICO 2019
Date & times: 19th July, 21:00 h.
Location: Costa Adeje Golf Course
A new edition of this al fresco concert offered by the acclaimed Tenerife Symphony Orchestra.
The programme, played by the 90 members of the orchestra, all of which are professional musicians and professors with an extense and successful career, has been carefully selected and will feature the excellent voices of tenors Celso Albelo and Javier Camarena, conducted by the director, Iván López. Without a doubt it’s one of the most spectacular events both in quality and setting – a must for classical music lovers.
VII CLINIC MARTÍN FIZ 2019
Dates & times: 19th-21th July
Location: Los Realejos
Tickets: From 40€
Seventh edition of this sports festival, sponsored by Santander, which will gather some of the best runners and athletes in history. On this occasion they will have the participation of the olympic José Carlos Hernández, the double world champion in 1.500 Nuria Fernández, and the paratriathlete Norberto Chávez, among others.
This sporting event constitutes a meeting space for runners, coaches, sports-trainer and running enthusiasts. You will also enjoy the beautiful landscapes of the north of Tenerife, so don’t hesitate to sign up!
Dates & times: 27th July, 12:00 h. to 00:00 h.
Location: Magma Arte y Congresos, Adeje
Tickets: From 15€
Another favourite among festival-lovers is Minimal Summer! However, this year it offers more variety and music for all tastes, as it will have two open-air stages, one dedicated to electronic music and the other to Latin/tropical music.
Invited artists on the Latin-World Music stage will include Banan Bogaloo (Ibiza), Charly Son Cubano (Cuba), and the Canarian artists Dj Kali, Renzzo el Selector and Candela. In the electronic stage, attendees will dance to Kevin Yost and Nickodemus, Llam St. & Music, Hao and Mr. Miyagi. And if those artists aren’t already enough to convince you, add swimming pools, chill-out areas, performances, food trucks and a market to this non-stop-dancing combination… Have you made up your mind yet?
GREEN RUN OCEAN BOOKING
Dates & times: 27th July
Location: Amarilla Golf, San Miguel de Abona
Tickets: 18-24 €
During the Green Run Ocean Booking participants will enjoy a 6 kilometre run along Amarilla Golf Course.If you’re up for a bigger challenge, then you can sign up for the 12 kilometre-race and give this same route two laps.
What makes this race really special is that one of its goals is to raise awareness to achieve a cleaner, greener and more sustainable island. If you enjoy the social part of these events, you’ll be happy to know that after the race, they’re organizing a very special gathering where you’ll be able to enjoy a drink and some food.
FLOWER POWER PARTY
Dates & times: 2nd August, from 19.00 h.
Location: Fuel Beach Club, Activate Sports Club
Tickets: 35€ adults – 25€ children / Club Members and Baobab Suites guests 25€ adults – 15€ children
It’s time for the most-awaited party of the Summer in Activate Sports Club! This year we’ll travel back in time to the wonderful sixties and enjoy a Flower Power party on the sand. Besides music, we’ll have shows, a special kids-area, and much more!
Get your groove on and pick your best hippie-chic outfit to enjoy a laid back evening in great company. Your ticket also includes dinner and a drink on our private beach, after which you can continue enjoying the best cocktails or a cold beer at our bar while the DJ keeps playing groovy tunes. Come and take a journey back to the sixties with us and dance the night away!
PWA WINDSURF WORLD CUP 2019
Dates & times: 5th-11th August
Location: El Médano, Granadilla de Abona
The PWA Windsurf World Cup returns to El Médano, a lovely coastal town that attracts surfers, windsurfers and kitesurfers alike. Thanks to its almost permanent wind conditions, extensive beach and mild temperatures, it’s the perfect place for these kind of competitions.
Don’t miss the chance of visiting El Médano during these days, as you’ll be in for a very exciting show, watching the best windsurfers in the world in action!
Dates & times: 23rd – 24th August
Location: Explanada del Puerto, Puerto de la Cruz
Tickets: From 25 €
The first festival of indie and pop-rock music in Tenerife is getting more and more followers each year. In its third summer, the festival continues presenting new music styles. The Phe festival, apart from music, offers other artistic concepts, such as fashion, cinema, photography, and everything related to creativity!
This summer the stage will see the performances of Depedro, We are Scientists, Carolina Durante, the canarians Locoplaya, Angel Stanich, Arizona Baby, Los Punsetes, Mueveloreina and Delaporte, among others. Two days of music, dance, gastronomy and fun in the fantastic Puerto de la Cruz, the perfect weekend getaway!
ACTIVATE RUNNING CLUB
Dates & times: Alternate Saturdays, 9:30 h.
Location: Activate Sports Club
If you like running but can’t seem to find the will-power to do it by yourself, then come and join our running team! At Activate Sports Club we have our very own Running Club in which we organize running meetups in groups. If during your holidays you want to keep exercising, meet new people, and have a fun time while you take care of yourself, this is the perfect plan for you!
These meetups are perfect for runners of all levels that are eager to enjoy nice company and explore the area thanks to the different routes we’ll be doing each time. It’s free and you’re in for a very nice treat! Just put on a good pair of trainers and come have fun!