The Carnival of Maspalomas runs from 15th - 24th February this year and the theme is Maspalomas Planet! I'm expecting to see hundreds of astronauts, crazy aliens, Star Trek and probably plenty of tinfoil, but the thing I love about carnival here in Gran Canaria is the creativity that people put into their costumes. In my opinion the best carnival costumes are the DIY, blood, sweat and tears kind even if you have to purchase a couple of accessories from local costume shops. There is always so much happening at Carnival that it's handy to have a guide of what's on and where, here is a pocket size downloadable guide to events. Look out for Tourist Carnival Day on Friday 22nd and of course the big parade where everybody is welcome to dress up, let their hair down and enjoy themselves which is happening on Saturday 23rd at 17:00 from Avenida de Italia at C.C Tropical in Playa del Ingles and ends in C.C Yumbo. If you are watching the parade, then this is a great spot to get in one of the local bars and watch the floats as they pass by. Wishing you all a safe and wonderful carnival season for 2013! Will you be here during these dates? What will you dress as, in fitting with the PLANET theme? Are you looking for carnival information for Las Palmas? Click here! Are you looking for carnival information for Arguineguin (Costa Mogan)? Click here! Do you enjoy my blog posts? Love finding out about Gran Canaria and all of it's secrets? Then follow Gran Canaria Blog on the internet! <3 FACEBOOK | TWITTER | INSTAGRAM | GALLERY | FORUM Continue Reading in grancanariablog.com ..