|Fiesta of San Antonio Abad|
Fiesta of San Antonio Abad 19th January The Fiesta of San Antonio Abad is held in January each year and the fiesta can be found in the small Tenerife Town of Arona. The Fiesta of San Antonio Abad is held in January each year on the closest Saturday to the 20th|
As with any Spanish Fiesta having fun is the key to this party and there is a good selection of activities to help keep you occupied. Even though the actual Saints Day is only on one day of the week the fiesta is celebrated over the entire week.
The celebrations last throughout the week and the main emphasis are of course on food and music.
The busiest and most important day of the week is the Saturday when the town crowns its beauty Queen and holds a large open air party with live music and all kinds of dancing. Sunday Morning is the main religious focus of the festival and a large number of people dress in traditional Canary Island costumes and a large procession takes place.
San Antonio Abad is the patron Saint of a diverse selection of subjects which range from animals all the way through to various skin diseases.