The annual Carnaval de Santa Cruz de Tenerife, the Mardi Gras celebration, held in the lead up to Lent.
Professional photographer Phil Crean captures the colour, excitment and the spirit that makes this street festival such a fantastic spectacle.

Carnaval de Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Carnaval de Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Carnaval de Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Carnaval de Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Carnaval de Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Carnaval de Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Carnaval de Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Carnaval de Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Carnaval de Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Carnaval de Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Carnaval de Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Carnaval de Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Carnaval de Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Carnaval de Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Carnaval de Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Carnaval de Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Carnaval de Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Carnaval de Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Carnaval de Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Carnaval de Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Carnaval de Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Carnaval de Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Carnaval de Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Carnaval de Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Carnaval de Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Carnaval de Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Carnaval de Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Carnaval de Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Carnaval de Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Carnaval de Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Carnaval de Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Carnaval de Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Carnaval Queen Backstage

Carnaval Queen Backstage

Carnaval Queen Backstage

Carnaval Queen Backstage

Carnaval Queen Backstage

Carnaval Queen Backstage

Carnaval Queen Backstage

Carnaval Queen Backstage

Categories & Keywords
Category:Lifestyle and Recreation
Subcategory:Festivals
Subcategory Detail:Mardi Gras
Keywords:Canaries, Canary Islands, Carnaval, Carnaval de Santa Cruz, Carnival, Celebration, Costumes, Fiesta, Fun, Mardi Gras, Masks, Masquerade, Party, Santa Cruz Carnaval, Santa Cruz Carnival, Spain, Spanish, Street party, Tenerife, character, fun, lent