Wig Party Santa Cruz de La Palma

wig party santa cruz de la palma 2024
9 de February de 2024

February 9th 2024. Get ready to experience the excitement of the Fiesta de La Peluca in Santa Cruz de La Palma! This unique event marks the beginning of the most vibrant days of the Palmero carnival, which will culminate the following Monday, with the day of Los Indianos. Started in 2001 on Calle Trasera del Cabildo, this festival has grown from a small group of enthusiasts to become a prominent event of the Carnival.

The Fiesta de La Peluca is the central event of Friday in the program of the Carnival of Santa Cruz de La Palma. As the evening progresses, the streets fill with dozens of people, each wearing wigs of all kinds, from the most traditional to the most extravagant and creative, many of them the result of meticulous artisanal work. The heart of the party beats in the streets of Álvarez de Abreu and Blas Simón, where groups of traditional Palmero music fill the atmosphere with live melodies, inviting everyone to dance until late into the night.

Wig Festival Santa Cruz de La Palma

What began as a spontaneous gathering of a group of workers at the end of their workday has transformed into an essential element of the Carnival. In the well-known tasca on Álvarez de Abreu street, this tradition was born, which now calls crowds and marks the beginning of the festivities. Over the years, more people have joined this celebration, including meals and snacks in the area, with a simple but fun rule: 'at least wear a wig'. The local bars have not only embraced the idea but have also promoted it, contributing to the growth of this colorful and joyful event.

So, if you're looking for a carnival full of color, creativity, and fun, don't miss the Wig Party in Santa Cruz de La Palma. It's an experience you won't forget!


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