Events: Fiesta del Carmen Arguineguín – Mogán 2017

Mogañeros on the southwest coast of Gran Canaria celebrate Nuestra Señora del Carmen (Our Lady of Carmen – St. Mary of Mount Carmel,) the patron saint of sailors every July.

On Gran Canaria, one of the most spectacular events is the Maritime Procession which sees a huge flotilla of fishing boats, leisure boats and even tourist ferries, accompany a statue of Maria del Carmen on a journey from Arguineguín to Playa de Mogán, with festivities on the days either side of the main event.

Two of the most popular events are the Romeria, pilgrimage offering and the boat procession the following weekend from Arguineguín on 16 July.

Confirmed are the dates for festivities held in Arguineguín 7-16 July and in Playa de Mogán 21-30 July.

Saturday 8 July : Romeria
Saturday 15 July : Bajada de la Rama ( lowering the branch )
Sunday 16 July : Día de la Virgn del Carmen y procesion Maritima Arguineguin – Puerto de Mogán – Arguineguin

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