Fiesta del Carmen in Corralejo (17/July/2013)

There are two noteworthy events held in summer, and the most important one is the fiesta of La Virgen del Carmen, patron saint of sailors, on the 16th of July. On the festivity of Our Lady of Carmen, the fishermen’s guilds festoon their boats to commemorate their patron saint in a beautiful procession on the sea. Every year, hundreds of people gather together to see the stattue embark on a local fishing boat and sircle around in the bay of Corralejo. After the stattue is back, local people march together and making a real Spanish fiesta with dancing and singing.