Among the local celebrations, the most notable is the Festivity of the Cross, in May. One of the most cherished cultural manifestations among the dwellers, where fireworks are a great tradition. The Procession of the Virgin of Carmen, on the last Sunday in July, where the sailors of Puerto de La Cruz enjoy the privilege, since 1750, of carrying the Virgin of Carmen of Los Realejos on their shoulders.
On the last Sunday in May, thousands of citizens meet at the pilgrimage of San Isidro and Santa María de la Cabeza, declared of national tourist interest.
| Calendar of Popular Festivities in Los Realejos
| January 22nd
|| Festivity of San Vicente
| Sunday following January 17th
|| Pilgrimage of San Antonio Abad. Tigaiga
| February - March
| May 3rd
|| Festivities of the Cross
| Last Sunday in May
|| Pilgrimage of San Isidro Labrador and Santa María de la Cabeza
| July 16th
|| Our Lady of Carmen
| July 25th
|| Festivities of Santiago Apostle
| First week in August
|| Our Lady of Los Dolores. Palo Blanco
| August 21st
|| Our Lady of Los Afligidos
| Last week in August
|| Our Lady of the Good Trip
| End of September
|| Our Lady of Las Mercedes. La Cruz Santa
| December 24th
|| Living Bethlehem of Tigaiga
The lace work and basket work are most notable among the arts and crafts of the municipality.
Cultural Interest Centres
Phone: 922 346 234
Municipal Culture House
Avenida Tres de Mayo, 5.
Phone: 922 344 254
Social and Cultural Centre of Icod El Alto.
Cultural Information Office: Culture Council of the Guildhall
Phone: 922 341 145
Municipal Tourism Office.
Phone: 922 346 181
For Complete cultural information concerning Tenerife and the Canaries visit www.tenerifeculture.com