CARNIVAL IN SANT FELIU DE GUÍXOLS
It's one of the most important Carnivals in the Costa Brava. Lots of Carnival groups, which come from the town and the zone, take part in it. Carnival is a rooted tradition with activities for children and adults.
CHECK ALL THE CARNIVAL PROGRAMME
On Saturday February 23rd
At 6pm LES 18 h PARADE TO DISTRIBUTE THE CARNIVAL POSTERS
The King and Queen of the Carnival, the Godmothers, the Carnival group “Els Torrats” and the Associació de Festes Ganxones will walk around the town centre to distribute the Carnival posters and the programmes until their arrival to “La Bomba” party.
At 7.30pm “LA BOMBA” PARTY
At thel Guíxols Arena. The Kings and Queens of the Carnival will give “la Bomba” to the Carnival 2019 in a party full of surprises. The entertainment will be in charge of PEP CALLAU AND THE COMPANY PEPSICOLEN.
At 9.30pm CARNIVAL GROUPS DINNER AND PRESENTATION OF THE CARNIVAL 2018
It’s a popular dinner (everyone brings it). The entertainment will be in charge of PEP CALLAU.
AFTERWARDS Dance & Party by FUNDACIÓN IBIZA
*Ticket price: 3€ (reservation of a seat). Ticket sale in advance while they last at the Tourist Office (Monastery square). Timetables: from Monday to Saturday from 10am to 6pm and Sundays from 10am to 2pm. Door opening at 9pm.
From Monday 25th to Thursday 28th February
The Carnival and “Els Torrats” group will visit the schools, the occupation centre, the care homes and the civic centres to wish everyone a happy Carnival.
On Thursday February 28th
At 5.30pm FANCY-DRESS PARTY FOR CHILDREN
Fancy-dress party for children at the Guíxols Areana canopy. It’s a fancy-dress party for children with the RIALLADES show by EL POT PETIT CIA. There will be an afternoon snack of bread with chocolate for all the children. *Free admission. Door opening at 5pm.
At 10pm FAT THURSDAY PARTY
It's the presentation of the Carnival at the Guíxols Arena canopy. There will be exhibitions by Mistreet Dance Studio, a speech by the godmothers of the Carnival and a inauguration speech of the Carnival 2019.
At 11pm LES 23 h Dance by RADIO HITS and ANIMAL DJ’S
Price: 6€ (no drink included). Ticket sale in advance at the Tourist Office (Monastery square). Timetables: from Monday to Saturday from 10am to 6pm and Sundays from 10am to 2pm
On Friday March 1st
At 12pm PRESENTATION OF THE CARNIVAL GROUPS
This is the official presentation of the Carnival groups that are going to take part in the parade. A speech by the Carnival 2019 will be carried out. Afterwards, the wine of honour will be offered outside the canopy. *Door opening at 11.30am.
At 6pm FRIDAY CARNIVAL PARADE
It’s the Carnival parade that will beginn at 6pm. Itinerary: Girona road (meeting point with Rambla Joan Bordàs), Sant Joan square, Rambla A. Vidal (up to the Passeig del Mar).
At 12am (after the parade) BALL DEL TONGO - CARNIVAL DANCE
Dance by La Kinky Band. At half-time, the prizes will be given. Door opening at 11.30pm. Price 7€ (no drink included). Ticket sale in advance at the Tourist Office (Monastery square) from Monday to Saturday from 10am to 6pm and Sundays from 10am to 2pm.
On Saturday March 2nd
At 11am CARNIVAL PARTY FOR CHILDREN
Street show “EL PETIT CIRC” by the FADUNITO COMPANY. Afterwards, there will be a hot chocolate tasting in the Sant Joan square. Itinerary: Passeig del Mar (in front of the Town Hall), Rambla A. Vidal and Sant Joan square.
On Sunday March 3rd
At 11am SUNDAY MORNING CARNIVAL PARADE
This is a festive Carnival parade that will begin at 11am. Itinerary: Colom street(starting at the harbour), passeig dels Guíxols and passeig del Mar.
On Wednesday March 6th
At 8pm BURIAL OF THE SARDINE - CLOSING EVENT OF THE CARNIVAL
Funeral procession by the Carnival groups. Itinerary: nave of the parade floats, Palamós road, passeig dels Guíxols, passeig del Mar and Market square.
At 9pm SARDINE TASTING
Sardine tasting in the Market square. Closing event of the Carnival 2019. Special prizes for the local Carnival groups will be given. Dance and party by Nouso. In cooperation with the Fishermen Association of the town.