Parades and patron saints!

Week one of the Adeje Patronal Festival is well under way with a weekend full of colour, religion, music and dance ahead

This weekend sees the Adeje Plaza de España and Calle Grande host various different festival events, with the Gala on Friday night, from 10am, where the different representatives from the neighbourhoods take to the stage in a themed show. This will be followed by the first of the fiesta’s big street parties, with live music from the Toque Latino group.

On Saturday in the Cruz de Llano, (the small roundabout at the bottom of the Calle Grande) there will be a number of live bands performing, including the Adeje municipal band, the Guía de Isora band, and guests from San Sebastián de Tejina and the Arafo. At 6pm mass in the parish church is sung by the Riveira polyphonic choir.

At 8.30pm the main festival parade takes place along the Calle Grande, a family night out and this will be followed by another street party in the Plaza de España from 11pm.

On Sunday October 8th a choral concert is scheduled for the Calle Grande at12.30pm, and the evening is replete with religious events, with 7pm mass and a procession with the participation of the Brylcan Nº2 army band. At 10pm the Parranda Chasnera plays in the Plaza de España and from midnight the Orchestra Deliciosa take over the stage.

Monday October 9th is a local fiesta day in Adeje, with banks, local primary and secondary schools as well as all municipal offices and centres closed. There will be a morning of events for kids in the Avenida Palo Mayor, music in the Calle Grande from midday with the Cardón group, mass at 6.30pm and a festival of humour in the Plaza España from 10pm.

All events and concerts are free to the public and on most evenings the small fun fair in the parking at the back of the Adeje Cultural Centre will also be open.

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Adeje 2017 Patronal Festival, Programme of events


8pm: Final Roque del Conde tournament: Adeje municipal football grounds


10pm:Gala Show “Adeje en el mundo”, a presentation of the representatives from different parts of the borough of Adeje: Plaza de España

12 midnight: Street party with the Group Toque Latino.


9.30am Clay pigeon shooting “Adeje Patronal Fiestas” : Taucho municipal shooting grounds

5pm: Bands concert, with A.C. San Sebastiám (Tejina) A.M. Nivaria (Arafo) and the Guía and Adeje town bands.  Cruz del Llano

6pm: Mass in the Santa Úrsula parish church sung by the Ribeira Polyphonic choir.

8.30pm: Traditional float parade with the representatives from each neighbourhood. : Calle Grande

11pm: Street party with the Maquinaria and Pasión Gomera bands.


12 noon: Traditional ringing of the bells and fireworks in honour of The Virgin.

12.30: Performance of the Ribeira Polyphonic choir: Calle Grande

6.30pm. Bringing of the Municipal Banner from the Town Hall to the Parish church.

7pm:  In the Santa Úrsula parish church, solemn Mass sung by the Ribeira Polyphonic choir and Offertory with the different parishes in the borough to Our Lady of the Incarnation.  Followed by the procession of the Blessed Image carried by the bearers of Our Blessed Lady of the Incarnation and accompanied by religious and civil authorities, members of the Hermandad del Santísimo, the Mujeres Adejeras con la Virgin collective and the Adeje Patron Band and the Military Brass Band Nº2 Brylcan XVI.  The evening culminates with the arrival of Our Lady.

10pm: ‘Maria mi Vida’ performed by the Parranda Chasnera

12 midnight: Street party with music from Deliciosa.


11am – 2pm: Children’s play zone, bouncy castles, workshops: Avenida Palo Mayor

12 noon: Performance by Cardón group:  Calle Grande

6.30pm In the Santa Úrsula parish church, solemn celebration of the Eucharist in honour of Saint Ursula, sung by the Adeje Santa Úrsula Parish Choir. Followed by the procession of the Blessed Image carried by the Porteadores,  accompanied by the clergy and the authorities, the Hermandad del Santísimo, the Adeje Municipal Band.  Fireworks.

10pm: Night of humour with comics from the Instinto Cómico group: Plaza de España.


6.3pm: Children’s Festival.  ‘Canbaijú’, songs, dances and games with Güicho: Plaza de España


10pm: Factory of Arts: Plaza de España


9am – 1pm.  Adeje Cross Sports eventPlace: Adeje Municipal Football Stadium12 midday: Performace by ‘Mesturao’ soloists: Calle Grande

5pm – 7.30pm: Children’s activities: Calle Grande

8.30pm: Adeje Modern Music Orchestra Concert, : Plaza de España


8.30pm: Concert with Efecto Pasillo.  : Plaza de España

12 midnight: Street party with music from Sabor Azul and Sabrosa


10am – 7pm. Seed exchange fair: Plaza de España

6pm: Mass, Santa Úrsula church

9pm: XXXIII Adeje Folklore Festival with invited guests, the Salamanca folklore group Alba de Tormes, the Tagomate group from Tajarafe-La Palma and the Adeje School of Folklore group. Plaza de España

11pm: Street party with the Corinto Band


10am – 12 noon Livestock Fair: El Cerco (parking zone behind Hacienda offices).

11am: Pilgrims mass and Offertory of local farmed produce to the town’s patron saints1pm: Romería (parade) and offerings to the town’s patron saints. Followed by a Street Party with music from the Sensación Gomera and Maquinaria orchestra: Plaza de España.