Huelva Carnival 2019 (Carnaval Colombino de Huelva)

Published on June 19, 2019
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Carnival season is a very fun time to visit Huelva and Andalusia in general

The carnival is one of the most important events in Huelva and it is usually celebrated between February and March.

The carnival in Huelva is also known as El Carnaval Colombino, in honour of Christopher Columbus, who sailed from the port of Huelva on his journey that led to the discovery of the American continent.

Huelva Carnival 2019 (Carnaval Colombino de Huelva) - February 15th - March 16th 2019

The carnival celebrated in Huelva is actually one of the biggest in Andalusia, the largest one being the carnival in Cadiz.

The most important events of the carnival which you shouldn't miss if you are ever in the area are:

  • The Carnival Parade
  • Entierro del Choco
  • The big dance to end the carnival

Schedule 2019 - most important dates

March 2nd 2019

  • Event: Cabalgada de Carnaval - Carnival Parade in Huelva
  • Time: 17:30 h
  • Route: the parade starts in Plaza de las Monjas

March 9th 2019

  • Event: Entierro del Choco - Burial of the sepia

March 16th 2019

  • Event: Grand Baile Fin de Carnaval
  • Time: 22:00 until 23:30
  • Location: Salón Acebuche Huelva
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