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Apr
22
Mon
2019
Fiestas San Isidro Labrador – La Pardilla, Telde
Apr 22 – Jun 1 all-day

Festivities in honour of Isidore the Farm Labourer in the neighborhood La Pardilla in the municipality of Telde.

May
18
Sat
2019
Patron saint celebrations in honour of Maria Auxiliadora – Motor Grande, Puerto Rico
May 18 – May 25 all-day

Fiestas Patronales María Auxiliadora in Motor Grande ( Puerto Rico ( Mogán)

The local patron saint celebrations in honour of Maria Auxiliadora, (Mary the helper of Christians) start on Friday 18th of May in Motor Grande. Offering the nearest this little native enclave on the south coast has to a traditional romeria (pilgrimage),  which is on Saturday, the 25th May.

May
23
Thu
2019
Fiestas Patronales en Honor a San Fernando
May 23 – Jun 2 all-day
Fiestas Patronales en Honor a San Fernando

The Maspalomas neighbourhood of San Fernando, once a simple village of tomato growers, enjoy their patron saint celebrations from 23 May – 2 June.

 

Romeria ofrenda“, a pilgrimage offering and procession will be on 1 June.

May
25
Sat
2019
Musicando – free outdoor concert series
May 25 @ 9:00 pm
Musicando - free outdoor concert series

New season of #Musicando, free outdoor concerts for all to enjoy. 

Starting from 26 of January 2019 at Parque Doramas in Las Palmas. All concerts starts at 21:00 and are with free entry until seats full.

26/1 Gran Canaria Big Band 

9/2 Yeray Rodríguez and Omar Santiago 

16/2 Olga Cerpa y Mestisay  with Joana Amendoeira Fado

23/2 Vivi Pozzebón 

16/3 Caracoles 

23/3 Esther Ovejero ( all about Almodóvar )

13/4 Althay Páez y Julio Pereira 

27/4 Zenet 

4/5 Rocío Márquez 

11/5 Diamela del Pozo and Totó Noriega (Cuban night)

25/5 Pedro Manuel Afonso 

1/6 Yul Ballesteros and friends

May
26
Sun
2019
Mercadillo de Jinámar
May 26 @ 8:00 am – 2:30 pm
Second hand market “rastro” in Mercado Municipal de San Fernando
May 26 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Second hand market "rastro" in Mercado Municipal de San Fernando

SECOND HAND MARKET, at the municipal market of San Fernando.

The second hand “Rastro” market every Sunday (subject to holidays and special events) where everyone is welcome, and every type of thing is on sale, from objet d’art to furniture, clothing to stereos, telescopes to cellos, militaria, precious stones, previously loved items including toys and books and hats and the occasional kitchen sink.

All the best stuff is snapped up early, but there is always a bargain to be made.

Every second Sunday there is a farmers market too.
21 April 2019, 5 May 2019, 19 May 2019, 2 June 2019 …

Puerto Rico Farmers Market @ Puerto Rico de Gran Canaria
May 26 @ 8:45 am – 2:00 pm
Puerto Rico Farmers Market @ Puerto Rico de Gran Canaria
Agricultural and Craft Market of Puerto Rico: 

Every fortnight, always on a Sunday, in an environment, surrounded by trees and palm trees and to the sound of live music, spend an entertaining morning at the Agricultural and Craft Market of Puerto Rich. 

Fresh fruits and vegetables from the Gran Canario field, cheeses, sweets, guarapo, natural juices, artisan products … delighted visitors.
San Lorenzo farmers’ market – Las Palmas
May 26 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
San Lorenzo farmers' market - Las Palmas

San Lorenzo Farmers’ Market in Las Palmas, with 24 stalls, held in the neighborhood of San Lorenzo (in front of the Health Center ), every Sunday from 9:00 to 15:00

WHERE : Mercado del Agricultor de San Lorenzo

Teror Municipal Market
May 26 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Teror Municipal Market @ Teror | Canarias | Spain

The surroundings of the Basilica del Pino are transformed each Sunday by the weekly market, one of the oldest street markets on the island with two centuries of history.Typical local products such as sausage, black pudding, sweets, cheese and bread, religious items, textile, handicrafts, etc. Sunday market in Teror in Plaza de Sintes. 09:00-15:00
( subject to holidays and special events)

 

May
27
Mon
2019
Artisans Market of Playa de Mogán: Mercadillo Artesanal de Mogán @ Puerto de Mogán
May 27 @ 8:30 am – 2:30 pm
Artisans Market of Playa de Mogán: Mercadillo Artesanal de Mogán @ Puerto de Mogán

Artisan Market of Playa de Mogán:

Artisan market … leather goods, stone, ceramics, costume jewelry and glass figures.

Hours: from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm

Day: Monday

Place: Alto del Parking

Municipal Market of Playa de Mogán

In Playa de Mogán you will find ea picturesque street market every Monday with a wide variety of products.

May
29
Wed
2019
Día de Canarias celebrations in Mogán
May 29 – May 30 all-day

Mogán celebrates the Canary Islands Day during 2 days and includes the exhibition and sale of craftwork and gastronomic products, Canarian folklore and the tribute to the neighbor Antonio Medina ‘El Piquino’, a fisherman for more than six decades. The events will take place on May 29 and 30 in the neighborhoods of Arguineguín and Playa Mogán respectively.

On Wednesday, May 29 starting at 18:00 an ethnographic exhibition that includes an exhibition of craft work as well as various stalls for tasting and selling of local products such as honey, cheese, traditional pastries, and also traditional work. During the same day held in the Plaza de Las Marañuelas in Arguineguín, there will be a traditional music in which the Folklore Classroom of the Artistic Schools of Mogán and the Parrandas Arguín-Pino Seco, Los Pescadores and Guayajares will participate, which will animate the day with the most characteristic rhythms and lyrics of Canarian music.

On Thursday, Dia de Canarias at 20:30 at the Plaza Pedro Pedro Betancor León in Playa de Mogán there is traditional music and games from the local students of the Folklore Classroom, the performance of the Parranda de Veneguera and craft stalls of the Aborart association.

In this edition of the program of events for the Day of the Canary Islands will be honored Don Antonio Medina Santana, popularly known as ‘El Piquino’, fisherman and resident in the municipality for 65 years. Born in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria in 1936, at age 18 he settled in Arguineguín where he worked in the harvest of tuna and fishing with pots and trañas. Over time he specialized in the weaving and repair of nets and pots, work for which he showed great skill and which led sailors from all over the island to come to him and know him as ‘the artisan of the sea’.

May
30
Thu
2019
Día de Canarias – Telde
May 30 all-day

Canarian Day celebrations in Telde, Parque Urbano de San Juan , starting at 09:00. Classic car exhibition, artisans, gastronomy, music etc.

Mercadillo de Gáldar @ Galdar
May 30 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Jun
1
Sat
2019
Expo Mogán
Jun 1 – Jun 2 all-day

The streets of the historic centre of the town of Pueblo de Mogán will host the sixth edition of ‘Expo Mogán’ between 1-2 June. Concerts, exhibitions, a market, various performances, an appetising gastronomy route, artisans.

The event is aimed at all ages and audiences, with an exclusive space for the little ones in the family, the ‘ChiquiExpo’, with various activities, such as the children’s playroom, games and traditional toys, and workshops.

Calle San José and Calle Juan Martín will be pedestrianized and closed to traffic. As in previous years, parking in the upper area of the town of Mogán.

FREE “Museums Weekend” Museos en finde @ Cabildo Museums
Jun 1 – Jun 2 all-day

Museos en finde 

The history of Gran Canaria is on display in an extensive network of museums where the thousand ingredients that made the island a conclave of different cultures are all mixed together.

Pre-hispanic mummies, ancient ships and contemporary art. Great writers, painters and musicians. Architecture, indigenous ceramics, sculpture and an ocean of history.

The Island Government Cabildo de Gran Canaria’s network of museums open their doors every first weekend of the month for FREE visits.

Casa de Colón in Las Palmas: Saturday 10:00-18.00 and Sunday 10:00-15:00
Casa-Museo Pérez Galdós in Las Palmas:  Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00
Casa-Museo Tomás Morales in Moya : Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00
Casa-Museo León y Castillo in Telde : Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00.
Casa-Museo Antonio Padrón. Centro de Arte Indigenista, in Gáldar : Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00
Museo y Parque Arqueológico Cueva Pintada in Gáldar : Saturday 10:00-18:00 and Sunday 11:00-18:00, last visit 16:30, limited spaces.

For a more extensive list of Gran Canaria museums click this link to check out the main tourist board pages

 

Musicando – free outdoor concert series
Jun 1 @ 9:00 pm
Musicando - free outdoor concert series

New season of #Musicando, free outdoor concerts for all to enjoy. 

Starting from 26 of January 2019 at Parque Doramas in Las Palmas. All concerts starts at 21:00 and are with free entry until seats full.

26/1 Gran Canaria Big Band 

9/2 Yeray Rodríguez and Omar Santiago 

16/2 Olga Cerpa y Mestisay  with Joana Amendoeira Fado

23/2 Vivi Pozzebón 

16/3 Caracoles 

23/3 Esther Ovejero ( all about Almodóvar )

13/4 Althay Páez y Julio Pereira 

27/4 Zenet 

4/5 Rocío Márquez 

11/5 Diamela del Pozo and Totó Noriega (Cuban night)

25/5 Pedro Manuel Afonso 

1/6 Yul Ballesteros and friends

Jun
2
Sun
2019
Mercadillo de Jinámar
Jun 2 @ 8:00 am – 2:30 pm
Second hand market “rastro” in Mercado Municipal de San Fernando
Jun 2 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Second hand market "rastro" in Mercado Municipal de San Fernando

SECOND HAND MARKET, at the municipal market of San Fernando.

The second hand “Rastro” market every Sunday (subject to holidays and special events) where everyone is welcome, and every type of thing is on sale, from objet d’art to furniture, clothing to stereos, telescopes to cellos, militaria, precious stones, previously loved items including toys and books and hats and the occasional kitchen sink.

All the best stuff is snapped up early, but there is always a bargain to be made.

Every second Sunday there is a farmers market too.
21 April 2019, 5 May 2019, 19 May 2019, 2 June 2019 …

San Lorenzo farmers’ market – Las Palmas
Jun 2 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
San Lorenzo farmers' market - Las Palmas

San Lorenzo Farmers’ Market in Las Palmas, with 24 stalls, held in the neighborhood of San Lorenzo (in front of the Health Center ), every Sunday from 9:00 to 15:00

WHERE : Mercado del Agricultor de San Lorenzo

Teror Municipal Market
Jun 2 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Teror Municipal Market @ Teror | Canarias | Spain

The surroundings of the Basilica del Pino are transformed each Sunday by the weekly market, one of the oldest street markets on the island with two centuries of history.Typical local products such as sausage, black pudding, sweets, cheese and bread, religious items, textile, handicrafts, etc. Sunday market in Teror in Plaza de Sintes. 09:00-15:00
( subject to holidays and special events)

 

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