Category: Carnival

Carnival Carrizal 2023
Mar 16 – Mar 25 all-day


Carnival Carrizal 2023 is celebrated between 16-25 March. The allegory for the festivities is “Carnivals of the World”.

Thursday 16 March:
Rescue of the Sardine at 20:00

Friday 17 MArch:
Festival de Chirigotas at 20:30 Plaza de la Jurada

Saturday 18 March:
Pregón de Carnaval, the opening proclamation at 20:00

Sunday 19 March:
Caravana de motos y vehiculos antiguos 11:00-13:00 Plaza de la Jurada
Children’s Carnival from 16:00 Plaza de la Jurada

21-22 March: Murgas competition Plaza de la Jurada

Thursday 23 March:
1st Latin Festival from 20:30 Plaza de la Jurada

Friday 24 March:
Drag Queen Gala at 20:30 Plaza de la Jurada

Saturday 25 March:
Carnival Parade at 18:00, followed by Burning of the Sardine and fireworks at 23:00, from Plaza de la Jurada to Burrero beach. The party continues until early morning (5am) …

Carnival Agaete 2023
Mar 17 – Mar 26 all-day


Agaete celebrate Carnival between 17-26 March 2023. The theme for this year’s festivities is “El Mar”,  The Ocean and was voted by popular vote.

Friday 17 March: 
Carnival Gala at 21:00 in Plaza de la Constitución, with performances by the murga Los Nietos de Sary Manchez, Comparsa Baracoa, and other acts.
The night will continue with its traditional night of Carnival enlivened by Son Caché and Dúo Resplandor.

Saturday 18 March:
Daytime Carnival is held at Plaza de la Constitución. A full day with performances at 12:30 by Tacones Rojos, at 13:45 Muelle Viejo, at 15:15 Pepe Benavente, at 17:00 El Combo Dominicano, at 19:00Ray Castellano, at 20:30 Salvapantallas, at 22:00 Son del Caney and at midnight Harmony Show.

On Sunday 19 March:
The children’s Carnival ball and activities from 12:30

Friday 24 March:
The Carnival Parade of the CEIP José Sánchez y Sánchez, CEIP Ana María Betancor Estupiñán and CEIP El Risco in the Plaza de la Constitución and the performance of the different courses starting at 10.00.
The Duel of the Sardine at 21:00 in the Cultural Center of the Villa
at 22:30 in the Plaza de la Constitución ‘Night of the Duel’ with Aseres, Rosario 8 and Dj.

Saturday 25 March:
Parade and Burial of the Sardina from 18:30 and, at the end, the great festival with D’Music, Grupo Bomba (Fuerteventura) and La Sabrosa from Tenerife.

Leonardo Da Vinci exhibition – Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Mar 17 @ 10:00 am – May 28 @ 8:00 pm


For the first time in the Canary Islands, Da Vinci is here, the exhibition on the greatest inventor of the Renaissance. Discover the most advanced machines of the 16th century and the secrets of this controversial inventor, artist, painter, anthropologist, and much more in the Commercial Centre El Muelle in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

17 March – 28 May 2023

Ticket event: €10

Opening hours:
Monday to Thursday from 16:00-20:00
Friday to Sunday and bank holidays from 10:0-13:00 and 16:00-20:00


Carnival Costa Mogán 2023
Mar 23 – Mar 26 all-day

The municipality of Mogán is celebrating Carnival in Arguineguín between 23-26 March 2023.
The theme this year is “India”.

The epicentre of the Costa Mogán Carnival is, as usual, the Plaza Negra aka Plaza del Mercadillo.

Thursday 23 March: Gala del Pueblo at 20:00 
The People’s Gala will include performances by the Mogán Artistic Schools, ACEDANCE dance academy, the Ana Vega Ballet, the Mogán Occupational Centre, the Municipal Sports Schools, murga group Los Lengüetudos and few more.

Friday 24 March: Drag Queen Gala at 21:00
One of the most anticipated events, the Drag Gala, is hosted by Amor Romeira. Nine drag queens will compete for the throne and the night is enlivened by the performances from Soraya Arnelas, Sofía Cristo and Tutto Durán.
The evening will continue with Grupo Arena and DJ Sofia Cristo.

Saturday 25 March:
• The first edition of the Costa Mogán High Heels Race in the morning at 11:00 on José Manuel Santana García street, next to El Perchel beach.

• Carnival Parade at 19:00.
The lovely little parade with comparsas, batucadas, carnival groups, eight floats and, of course, the public. The route is crom Calle Damasco and will end in Plaza Negra.

•Mogollón de Carnaval at 22:30
Carnival party with Armonía Show, Leyenda Joven and DJ Nichel B.

Sunday 26 March:
• Carnaval en familia at 10:30
On the last day of the Costa Mogán Carnival, the party will start early with the ‘Family Carnival’ at Plaza Pérez Galdós. There will be a costume catwalk, workshops, a mini-disco, animated characters, chocolate and Carnival tortillas.

• Carnaval de Dia ‘La Bajeta’ at 14:00
The ‘La Bajeta’ Day Carnival will also be held in Plaza Negra with performances by Los 600, Los Aseres, Tribute to Elvis Crespo and DJ Maxi.

•  Entierro de la Sardina at 20:00
Burial of the Sardine will be watched by the entire carnival family in the company of Charanga Archipiélago and, later, the murga Los Legañosos will participate in the funeral procession, which will leave Plaza Negra at 20:30 towards Las Marañuelas beach. There it will be burned and the carnival will end, until next year.


Neighbourhood Carnivals 2023:

Saturday 4 February: Verbena de Carnaval from 21:30 with music groups Nueva Imagen and Su Bandurria.
Sunday 5 February: Children’s Carnival from 10:30
Saturday 11 February: Verbena de Carnaval from 21:30 with Yeray Socorro (*** new date due to weather conditions on 4 Feb)
Sunday 5 February: Children’s Carnival from 17:00

Saturday 11 February: Verbena de Carnaval from 21:15 with music by Estrella Latina and Paco Guedes
Sunday 12 February: Children’s Carnival from 17:00
Saturday 18 February: Verbena de Carnaval with Paco Guedes
Sunday 19 February: Children’s Carnival from 10:00
Saturday 25 February: Verbena de Carnaval at Plaza Álamo y Mejía
Sunday 26 February: Children’s Carnival from 10:00
CASCO DE MOGÁN aka Pueblo de Mogán
Saturday 4 March: Lively little street parade starting at 19:00 from Valle de Mogán Sports complex and will end to Plaza de Sarmiento y Coto, followed by a Carnival  with Panamaribe and DJ Nichel B.
Sunday 5 March: Children’s Carnival at the municipal sport court from 17:00

Saturday 11 March: Lively little street parade starting at 19:00,  from Avenida Los Marrero, next to the Municipal Gymnasium, and will culminate in Plaza Doctor Pedro Betancor León. Party will continue at the square with Paco Guedes and a DJ.
Sunday 12 March: Children’s carnival from 17:00 at plaza Doctor Pedro Betancor León.

LPACapela Festival
Mar 23 – Mar 26 all-day


The cultural hall in the Miller building in Santa Catalina park hosts the first edition of the LPACapela Festival from March 23 to 26. 

Miller opens its doors to the LPACapela Festival. An experience that aims to promote vocal music without instrumental accompaniment, as well as to show its versatility and creativity through local, national, and international artists and groups. The first edition of the event will bring renowned beatbox masters such as Grison, guitarist from the Movistar+ program La Resistencia , to the stage of the cultural space, as well as young promises of this discipline such as Fabi Boss and Rubén Zerpa. The initiative will also feature renowned groups such as Neri Per Caso, Primital Brothers, Vocal Siete, and B Vocal.

The festival will start on Thursday, 23 March with a free activity that will be followed by a weekend of musical calls that, on the contrary, will require tickets. Tickets can be purchased at a price of 8 euros per day at or from the link provided at

“Music in the body”, at 18:00. The beatbox workshop that will be given by Fabi Boss and Rubén Zerpa from the Canary Islands, will kick off on Thursday, March 23, for four days in which vocal music will be the main protagonist. The Castillo de Mata Museum will be the space that will host this project, in which you can participate with prior registration through  

On Friday 24 March, at 20:00, Miller building -> Primital Brothers.
An a cappella vocal quartet with an artistic concept that, through surreal onomatopoeic sounds, creates a whole subculture that connects with human psychology in its purest side. Their musical arrangements are the result of a suggestive sum of surrealism, virtuosity, and comedy in which the musicians have opted for a mixture of their own original music by Santiago Ibarretxe and other well-known songs such as Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody or Bella Ciao sung by the ‘primital’ Manu Pilas in the La casa de papel series.

Just an hour later, Neri Per Caso. The best-known a cappella group on the Italian scene became known in 1995 after winning the New Proposals section of the Sanremo Festival and, since then, they have won six platinum records with almost 700,000 copies sold. Next week, the artists will arrive in the capital with a lively and exciting show that includes their greatest hits, as well as unpublished songs and world hits, many of them by The Beatles —to whom they paid tribute on their latest album.

On Saturday 25t March at 20:00 ->  Vocal Siete. The group will share their latest work: Punto y seguimos. A project that was born after the pandemic with the aim of continuing the musical activity of the group that began its journey almost 17 years ago. The album brings together the most famous songs that have accompanied them throughout their history, as well as new songs. 

Vocalocuras will begin at 21:00. The new and fun show by B Vocal that will take a tour of music, voice, theater and humor, all of which is strung together by different musical styles. The contagious madness of this group will take over the stage thanks to its recurring hilarious scenes full of unforgettable musical moments thanks to the skill and versatility of these five A cappella voices.

The finishing touch of the first edition of the festival will be put on March 26 at 19:00 by Marcos Martínez, better known as Grison. World champion of the 3rd Boss Loop Station Contest and a true beatbox master, he is currently one of the well-known faces of the Movistar + program presented by David Broncano, La Resistencia, in which he is a guitarist alongside Ricardo Castella. Also, a music teacher and producer who worked on the musical Mayumana-Rumba!, he will offer a mix of beatboxing, music and improvisation during his time at Miller, which will also feature Fabi Boss and Zerpa as guests.

Carnival Teror 2023
Mar 24 – Mar 25 all-day

Teror is celebrating Carnival 2023 between 10-25 March. The allegory for this year’s festivities is “Tambores de África”, Drums of Africa.

Friday 10 March:
Carnival Gala at 21:00 – Plaza de Sintes

Saturday 11 March:
-Family Carnival. Starting at 13:00 at Plaza de Sintes
-High heel race at 17:00 Calle Real de la Plaza

Friday 24 March:
Children’s Carnival from 17:00 at Plaza de Sintes

Saturday 25 March:
Drag Queen Gala at 20:00 at Plaza de Sintes




Neighbourhood Carnival celebrations 2023: 

ENORTE 2023 – Arucas
Mar 24 – Mar 26 all-day


The 21st Business Fair of the North of Gran Canaria, one of the biggest fairs of its type on the island, in the historic town of Arucas 24-26 March 2023.

Around 100 stalls with some of the best businesses in the north from various fields will be there including new technologies, renewable energies, auto industry, household goods, textiles and food, through to handicrafts, event and service organisation, among many others. As an add-on, different activities, music performances, complementary to the fair, will bring together the eleven municipalities that make up the Commonwealth; Agaete, Artenara, Arucas, Firgas, Gáldar, La Aldea de San Nicolás, Moya, Santa María de Guía, Tejeda, Teror and Valleseco.

Opening hours:
On Friday 17:00-20:00
On Saturday 10:00-20:00
On Sunday 10:00-15:00

It will be the seventh occasion the municipality of Arucas is to host ENORTE since the fair started in 2002.

Vega de San Mateo Weekend Market
Mar 24 @ 8:00 am – Mar 26 @ 3:30 pm


The weekend market of Vega de San Mateo in the mountains is a popular place to visit by locals and visitors with its over 90 stalls.

Mercado Agrícola y Artesanal is open from Friday to Sunday where you can find a big market building as well as outside stalls and occasional music and dancing during summer. Local farmers sell a wide selection of seasonal vegetables, and fruit but also cheese, wine and much more. The outside area offers stalls selling an interesting array of different products from handcrafts, clothes, and bags among others.

Opening Hours:
Friday 09:00 – 13:00 and 15:00 – 20:00
Saturday 08:00 – 20:00
Sunday 08:00h – 14:30h
p.s. On Sundays go early, cause the traffic gets wild around midday, and long queues forms going up to Vega de San Mateo on GC-15.

The market and surrounding area is undergoing major renovations and improvements. The opening of underground parking on la Plaza del Mercado – Los Gofiones ( just after the small bus station ) has improved the traffic and parking on a busy day like a market day.






‘At the same time take the opportunity to stroll along the old quarter of the Vega de San Mateo, visit the Parish Church, located in the Calle Principal, and enjoy a lovely lunch in one of the restaurants nearby.’

Municipal Market of Santa Brigida
Mar 24 @ 2:00 pm – Mar 26 @ 9:00 pm



The Weekend Market of Santa Brigida, ‘El Mercado Agrícola y Artesanal’ in the northeastern inland part of the island, celebrated its 35rd anniversary in summer 2021. Varieties of cheese, country bread, jams and marmalades, natural produced honey and a variety of confectionery.

“This beautiful old town was where the British aristocrats and merchants of the 18th and 19th century first came to visit on health holidays, making it one of the first tourism destination on Gran Canaria. It is still home for many aristocracy families and their gorgeous country homes.”

At the Moment it is a very small market with about a dozens stall operating. Just next to the market, there is a Wine museum “La Casa del Vino de Gran Canaria” which is worth visiting. 

Opening hours :
On Friday 14:00-20:00, On Saturday 08:00-20:00 and on Sunday 08:00-14:00 


Carnival Disneyland Tejeda
Mar 25 all-day



Tejeda is celebrating Carnival on Saturday 25 March 2023 in a magical environment, Disneyland.

Between 11:00-13:00 Plaza del Socorro face painting and inflatables with El Gato Animaciones, participate in the Batucada Percussion Workshop Badakatun who visit us from the beautiful island, La Palma.

At 13:00 in La Vaguada, enjoy the performance of the Chirimurga del Timple, who once again visit us to present their new show, laughter is guaranteed.

Between 16:30-18:30 dancing with the group Qué Chimba! in La Vaguada.

At 20:30 Cheer up with the Parade from Cruz Blanca (the gas station) to La Vaguada with the Batucada Badakatun and the Comparsa Yoruba .

A popular festival from 22:00 to 03:00 will end the carnival day together with Grupo Arena and Discotheques Móviles Línea DJs .

Carnival Teror 2023
Mar 25 – Mar 27 all-day

Teror is celebrating Carnival 2023 between 10-25 March. The allegory for this year’s festivities is “Tambores de África”, Drums of Africa.

Friday 10 March:
Carnival Gala at 21:00 – Plaza de Sintes

Saturday 11 March:
-Family Carnival. Starting at 13:00 at Plaza de Sintes
-High heel race at 17:00 Calle Real de la Plaza

Friday 24 March:
Children’s Carnival from 17:00 at Plaza de Sintes

Saturday 25 March:
Drag Queen Gala at 20:00 at Plaza de Sintes




Neighbourhood Carnival celebrations 2023: 

XI Circular Extrema Villa de Moya
Mar 25 all-day

The 11th Circular Extrema Villa de Moya 2023, trail running competition on Saturday 25 March. It is also a scoring event for the Canary Islands Championship.

It is a special and demanding test but suitable for all levels. For the most advantaged, there is the Circular with its 32 kilometers, then there is the average of 24 kilometers and the mini of 12 kilometers. In addition, for those who seek to enjoy the test in a more relaxed way, there is a hiking route. The 32-kilometre Circular event counts as part of the Canary Islands Trail Running Championship organized by the Canary Islands Athletics Federation. This is how the test will be a decisive appointment before the preparation of the Canarian team that will travel to compete in the Absolute Championship of Spain for Autonomies.

On Friday:
A trail running event will kick off on Friday with the Circular Kids in which all the schoolchildren of the municipality will participate. A race that seeks to encourage the practice of exercise among the little ones and create a quarry within the world of trail running.



Happy Piano Day 2023 – Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Mar 25 @ 11:30 am – 8:00 pm

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is celebrating the 5th edition of “Happy Piano Day” on Saturday, 25 March 2023.

Except for public transport, access to all points is free until full capacity is reached.

The capital city celebrates the festival of the piano with about 40 musical sessions and a final triple concert. The talented pianists, including professionals, students, and spontaneous musicians, together with other musicians will celebrate “Happy Piano Day” in nine spaces in the city, aboard a bus and on an interactive keyboard

The event starts at 11:30 on Saturday, on the stairs of the Alfredo Kraus Auditorium, with an opening session that will mark the start of the program simultaneously in the rest of the locations.

The main stage is on Plaza diputado Eduardo Suárez Morales in La Puntilla.
Music from 12:00-14:00 and then from 16:00-19:00.

At 19:15, The Happy Piano day will close with a triple closing concert by JapoSpain, by Satomi Morimoto and María Dolores Gaitán, the OFGC Youth Choir and Nauzet Mederos and, by Lastly, the Cuban pianist Roberto Carcassés and the voice of Virginia Guantanamera.

Different locations:

Paseo de las Canteras, on Plaza Arquitecto Miguel Martín Fernandes, the corner with Alfredo L- Jones and Tomás Miller. From 12:00-14:00 and then from 16:00-19:00

Plaza de España Avenida José Mesa y Lopez from 16:00-20:00

Plaza de Canarias (at the park of Parque Santa Catalina). From 11:00-13:0 and then from 17:00-19:00.

Parque San Telmo. From 12:00-14:00 and then from 16:00-19:00

Plaza de los Juegos Olímicos de México, Altavista From 12:00-14:00 and then from 16:00-19:00

Plaza Hurtado de Mendoza, Plaza de las ranas. From 12:00-14:00 and then 16:00-19:00

Play piano yourself:

on Calle Triana, at the hight of numbers 70 – 72, an interactive keyboard will also be installed to bring the instrument closer to the youngest members of the family in a didactic way to the rhythm marked by their own footsteps. 12:00-14:00 and then 16:00-19:00

Bus (line 17) route: Auditorio and Theatre between 12:00-13:00. A piano is placed on the bus for the travellers to use.

Municipal Market of Santa Brigida
Mar 25 @ 2:00 pm – Mar 27 @ 9:00 pm



The Weekend Market of Santa Brigida, ‘El Mercado Agrícola y Artesanal’ in the northeastern inland part of the island, celebrated its 35rd anniversary in summer 2021. Varieties of cheese, country bread, jams and marmalades, natural produced honey and a variety of confectionery.

“This beautiful old town was where the British aristocrats and merchants of the 18th and 19th century first came to visit on health holidays, making it one of the first tourism destination on Gran Canaria. It is still home for many aristocracy families and their gorgeous country homes.”

At the Moment it is a very small market with about a dozens stall operating. Just next to the market, there is a Wine museum “La Casa del Vino de Gran Canaria” which is worth visiting. 

Opening hours :
On Friday 14:00-20:00, On Saturday 08:00-20:00 and on Sunday 08:00-14:00 


LPA en Vivo March – Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Mar 25 @ 8:30 pm


These are the ‘LPA en Vivo‘, (‘LPA Live’) concerts and shows scheduled for the month of March in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. These gigs are part of another program of “LPA En Vivo”, a project to boost the cultural offer in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria venues and support artists.

Music venues: Fabrica La Isleta, Talleres Palermo, Motown Bar Cerveceria, El AparteMalecón de la Habana, Moma Club, and Imaginario Drinks&Music

All gigs are with free entry until capacity is reached.

“Musicando” concert series – Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Mar 25 @ 9:00 pm


New #Musicando series starts again on 4 February 2023. 

The cycle of concerts opens its season in the José Antonio Ramos auditorium in Parque Doramas on Saturday, February 4.
The capital venue will host scheduled appointments that, in addition to the group from Aruquán, will make us enjoy the performances of Caracolas, Ana Carla Maza, Una noche entre boleros (A night between boleros), Mujeres con alma, Pieles, Mayte Martín, Taburiente, Los Sabandeños, Germán López and La Trova

The “Musicando” series of free outdoor concerts (a total of ten) are open for all to enjoy in Parque Doramas ( auditorium ) in Las Palmas. Music starts at 21:00. Free entry until seats are full.

4 February: Los Granjeros 

More than half a century ago the journey of those from Montaña Cardones began. The roots, but also the social commitment, have marked the rhythm of the repertoire of the group from Aruquán that has counted among its ranks famous composers such as Pedro García, Manolo Padrón or Sindo Saavedra. ‘Opresión’, ‘Pena Vieja or ‘Querer renacer’ are some of his songs that have become hymns from the island’s songbook.

A legacy to which Granjeros will add on February 4 a new work that will premiere at the José Antonio Ramos Auditorium. «Sementera» is the name of the album that combines traditional titles with unpublished compositions and by different authors that maintain the essence of the group that currently has 38 members.

11 February: Caracolas 
Just a week later it will be the turn of Caracolas , which will arrive at Doramas with the lullaby of “El sonido de las caracolas”, an acoustic show that covers the past, present and future of the Islands through the collective memory of women. The group was created in 2020 as an act of dedication and sisterhood by six musicians united by stories of grandmothers’ childhoods that intertwine with contemporary songs. With a proposal between folk and pop, the formation is presented as an alternative to cultural conventions; a return to the roots that emphasizes the human urge to feel collective.

11 March: Ana Carla Maza Quartet
The cellist, vocalist and composer Ana Carla Maza will inaugurate the month of March with «Bahía». The new work in quartet format by the Cuban artist will sound on Saturday the 11th at the heart of “Musicando”, which will delve into the Havana neighbourhood where the artist spent her childhood and built her memories within a musical family led by her father, the acclaimed Chilean pianist Carlos Maza, and her mother, the Cuban guitarist Mirza Sierra. The album is a beautiful blend of classical cello and voice, inspired by Cuban son, samba, bossa nova, tango, jazz, and chanson.

25 March: Una noche entre boleros 
On March 25, the José Antonio Ramos Auditorium will host «A night between boleros. Women with soul». A show sung and told through the bolero, with a literary text by the producer and musical director of the project Misael Pérez. Ángeles Pérez, Dunia Pérez and María Pérez are in charge of putting their voices into this love story narrated by the actress Argelia Quesada that addresses the memories of a past love collected in a diary. Four musicians from the Canary Islands will accompany them live on this trip which will allow the public to sing, laugh, cry and enjoy.

1 April: Pieles
Pieles will call on April 1in the Doramas with «Tarasca». This is the company’s fifth show in which music, words and movement subtly and consciously transit through the collective memory of the people of the countryside and the sea. An artistic proposal that draws on oral tradition as a source of inspiration. The land, the salt, the migration, the work songs, the legends, the romances, the sayings, and the proverbs that connect with the different geographical, cultural, and emotional spaces impregnated with heterogeneous languages ​​where diverse artistic manifestations converge.

22 April: Mayte Martín
“Tatuajes” the latest project by Mayte Martín. In a quartet format (voice, piano, double bass, and drums), the concert will allow you to enjoy a repertoire that includes songs such as ‘Lucía’, ‘I remember you Amanda’ or ‘El breve espacio en que no estás’. The emotional journey that this reunion with eternal songs houses gives this experience, founded on the homage to those who gave life to these great works, an exquisite aroma full of nuances and color.

6 May: Taburiente
Taburiente will return on May 6 to celebrate half a century of fruitful contributions to the progress of music with island roots. The music group from La Palma is one of the ones that has investigated the most both the ancestral sounds of the Canary Islands and the recreation and fusion of other universal and contemporary genres and styles, always starting from their own roots. During their time at Doramas, the group will review their extensive musical career with an update on their most recognized compositions, including songs that will trace a journey from their creation to the present.

13 May: Los Sabandeños
Considered one of the groups with the greatest international projection in the Canary Islands and ambassador of Hispanic music, they have participated in thousands of massive concerts and have released around 95 records, with more than two million copies sold worldwide. Awards, recognitions, tours and collaborations with the most important names in the industry mark the journey of Los Sabandeños which, in more than 50 years of existence, has persisted in rearming itself at the forefront of the cultural scene.

27 May: German López
On this occasion, the timplist will share his latest work: «Alma». A dialogue between the timple and musicians from different latitudes, recorded between the Canary Islands, Madrid, London, Los Angeles, Miami and Lisbon. Produced by the multi-award-winning North American musician Gregg Field, the album is a meeting of cultures in which the trade winds blend with flamenco, African, Portuguese or Cuban music.

10 June: La Trova
Seven years have passed since on January 30, 2016, the veteran musical group from Gran Canaria, La Trova inaugurated the first of more than a hundred unforgettable concerts under the “Musicando” label in Pueblo Canario. The next June 10, the group will take the stage again to put the finishing touch to the season of the cycle. The formation, which was born in 2003 under the desire of a group of friends to combine musical concerns, has 11 published albums and two singles that, together with its long list of performances and concerts, have led them to become benchmarks in the popular songbook.

‘Mercado de Guía’ – The new municipal market of Santa Maria de Guía
Mar 26 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm


New opening hours from 13 February 2023:

Fridays 08:00-14:30 and 16:30-19:30,
Saturday and Sunday 08:00-15:00

Gastro Market:
Friday 17:00-02:00
Saturday 11:00-02:00
Sunday 11:00-18:00






‘Mercado De Guía’, the marketplace of Santa Maria de Guía takes place from Friday to Sunday between 08:00-16:00.
The new municipal market is still enjoying its grand opening festivities ( December 22 ) and offers raffles and entertainment until the end of January 2022.

On Fridays, January 14, 21 and 28, for every 10 euros of purchase, visitors to the Mercado de Guía will be able to win a gift voucher worth 60 euros. The raffle will take place on Sundays 16, 23 and 30 of this month. 3 checks will be raffled each week, worth 60 euros each, to be exchanged at the Market stalls.

Likewise, the Market will host musical performances, children’s workshops, wine and cheese tastings, etc. on Saturdays and Sundays. Activities all aimed at a family audience that make this visit an even more complete and attractive experience, as well as making it possible to buy the best local products.


Wednesday 21 December 2021 was a historic day for #SantaMaríaDeGuía when the #MercadoDeGuía was inaugurated at 11:00. This new marketplaceis a great support for the primary sector and an additional attraction for visitors to the North of Gran Canaria.

Mercado de Guía, the new municipal market place has for its opening the first 30 stalls for the direct sale of fruits and vegetables, cheese, meat, fish, gourmet products, prepared meals, flowers and jams among others. A cafeteria and restaurant will also open on the first floor.


Starting from 9 January 2022, the marketplace will be open from Friday to Sunday 08:00-16:00 



The building, located in an old irrigation pond with ethnographic value. The new marketplace is distributed over 4 floors, a basement, used for cold rooms, and a semi-basement for 70 parking spaces and a loading and unloading area. On the first floor are the stalls for direct sales, cafeteria and restaurant. The second will be dedicated to the gastronomy market.

The Market building has a large metal roof that covers the building complex and supports the solar panels, both thermal and photovoltaic, resulting in a total constructed area of almost 8,000m².



Maspalomas rastro – The second hand market of Maspalomas @ Mercadillo de Maspalomas
Mar 26 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm


****From 20 November 2022, the second-hand market will take place in a new place! In the Ciudad deportiva de Maspalomas, the parking area for football field 2 and close to Pepe Chiringo and Parque Sur de Maspalomas.*** 08:00-14:00 

Bargains and preloved items of wide variety.

The popular “Rastro”, the second hand market was reactivated on Sunday, November the 1st. ( subject to public holidays )



San Lorenzo farmers’ market – Las Palmas
Mar 26 @ 8:00 am – 1:30 pm



The San Lorenzo Agricultural Market is held every Sunday from 08:00 to 13:30 in the open air, and has 26 stalls that offer agricultural products and are offered by the producers themselves.

San Lorenzo, in the municipality of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria renovated its agricultural market and inaugurated the new facilities on April 18 in 2021.

The weekly market is the most unique attraction of this little population centre with its own character. San Lorenzo maintains its own personality and preserves its natural charms and those that are still linked to the rural world.


Second hand market, Rastro – Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Mar 26 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm



El Rastro Municipal, the municipal flea, a second hand market of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria on Sundays 09:00-14:00 on Juan Rodríguez Doreste Boulevard, ( aka Parque Blanco) .

A bit of everything, trinkets, tools, complements. Here you will find absolutely anything you wish to buy: garments, home accessories, kitchen utentils … a little bit of rummaging, tinkering, comparing… This flea market is so varied that there are things only to be found here. Cheaper than anywhere else… always room to haggle.

This second hand market reopened again on 5th of September 2021.

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