Religious in San Sebastián de la Gomera

Bajada de la Virgen de Guadalupe

Every five years (2023, 2028 etc) the island celebrates its patron saint with a flotilla of fishing boats escorting a statue of the Virgin Mary southwards from the chapel at Puntallana to San Sebastián's Iglesia de …
Religious in San Sebastián de la Gomera

Día de San Juan

St John’s Day fills Playa de la Cueva with bonfires, music performances and DJ sets to celebrate the summer solstice.
Fiesta in San Sebastián de la Gomera

Fiestas Colombinas

A week of street parties, music and cultural events in San Sebastián celebrating Christopher Columbus’ first voyage to the Americas.
Religious in Alajeró & Around

Fiesta del Paso

During the Fiesta del Paso, gomeros from far and wide converge on Alajeró for a chirpy procession dancing its way down from the mountains in celebration of the Virgen del Paso.
Religious in San Sebastián de la Gomera

Fiesta de San Sebastián

San Sebastián’s festival in honour of its patron saint sees live music and a traditional romería (festive pilgrimage) descend on the town.