Category: Events

Nov
17
Sun
2019
Free museums visits @ Cabildo Museums
Nov 17 – Nov 18 all-day
El Mercadillo Agrícola y Artesanal – Santa Brigida
Nov 17 @ 8:00 am – Nov 18 @ 2:00 pm
El Mercadillo Agrícola y Artesanal - Santa Brigida

The Weekend Market of Santa Brigida, in the northeastern inland part of the island, celebrated its 33rd anniversary this summer. This upscale village market in the centre of the town, where the local people and visitors gets local products. 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.

Opening hours : Saturdays 8:00-20:00 and Sundays 8:00-14:00

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Nov
22
Fri
2019
Moda Calida : Gran Canaria Fashion & Friends 2019
Nov 22 – Nov 24 all-day

Gran Canaria Fashion & Friends 2019 between 22-24 November in Edificio Miller , Parque Santa Catalina.
Gran Canaria Moda & Amigos will be the weekend showcase of island talent with innovative exhibitors showcasing new trends in fashion.

Hours
Friday 12:00-01:00
Saturday 12:00-00:00
Sunday 10:00-20:00

GRAN CANARIA FASHION & FRIENDS (‘FASHION AND FRIENDS’) is a festival of ideas and new trends with their own names, born in 2012 with the aim of creating an innovative showcase of trends and making the city of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria a meeting point to show the talent and potential of the creatives of Gran Canaria and the rest of the islands. This initiative aims to raise public awareness about responsible consumption and support for small businesses. Both with the area of ​​entrepreneurs and with the extensive training program, optimism and the desire to undertake against the crisis is claimed.

Nov
23
Sat
2019
El Mercadillo Agrícola y Artesanal – Santa Brigida
Nov 23 @ 8:00 am – Nov 24 @ 2:00 pm
El Mercadillo Agrícola y Artesanal - Santa Brigida

The Weekend Market of Santa Brigida, in the northeastern inland part of the island, celebrated its 33rd anniversary this summer. This upscale village market in the centre of the town, where the local people and visitors gets local products. 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.

Opening hours : Saturdays 8:00-20:00 and Sundays 8:00-14:00

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Handicraft Market – Santa Catalina park
Nov 23 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Handicraft Market - Santa Catalina park

A new Handicraft Market aimed for cruise passenger in the Santa Catalina Park with ten stands to offer the island’s identity to tourists arriving this season.

The Cabildo de Gran Canaria and the city council of Las Palmas joint initiative will allow artisans who are part of the Foundation for the Study and Development of Canarian Crafts (Fedac) to offer their creations to visitors.

This market is located in the Plaza Islas Canarias and will be open from 9 to 17 hours. The stalls, which may be expandable to 30, will be available on November 23, as well as December 3, 14, 22 and 27, timed for the greatest transfer of cruise passengers.

Visitors can discover items from different trades, from cigars, leather goods, fashion, doll shop, stained glass, fabric decoration, recycled material, ceramics, jewelry, soap to felt.

Musicando – Las Palmas
Nov 23 @ 9:00 pm

New #Musicando series starts again with Jose Manuel Ramos who will open the new cycle on 28/9  with «Remembering Antonio Machín: Yesterday, today and forever».

The Musicando series of free outdoor concerts ( a total of seven ) are open for all to enjoy. This series starts on 28 September in Parque Doramas ( auditorium ) in Las Palmas.  All concerts start at 21:00 and are free to enter until seats full.

 

Nov
24
Sun
2019
Atlantic Rally for Cruisers ARC
Nov 24 all-day
Atlantic Rally for Cruisers ARC

Atlantic Rally for Cruisers – Set sail from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria to the Caribbean
Every November since 1986 the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers has set sail from Las Palmas, bound westward across the Atlantic to the Caribbean. Bringing together yachts from all over the world, the fleet gather in Las Palmas Marina in the heart of the city.

Sailing via the Cape Verdes:
ARC+ will depart Las Palmas de Gran Canaria on Sunday 10 November, sailing to Mindelo, Sao Vincente, Cape Verde for a 3 to 5 day stopover before the restart to Rodney Bay, Saint Lucia on 21 November. A maximum of 75 yachts sail with the ARC+ route.

ARC+ St. Vincent will depart from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria on Sunday 10 November after sharing a pre-departure programme with the ARC+ fleet. They sail to to Mindelo, Sao Vincente, Cape Verde for a 3 to 5 day stopover before crossing the Atlantic bound for Blue Lagoon Marina, St. Vincent restarting on 21 November 2019

Sailing directly to Saint Lucia: THE MAIN FLEET 
The ARC fleet of approximately 200 boats will start their Atlantic adventure on Sunday 24 November sailing directly to Saint Lucia, spending 18-21 days at sea on the classic trade wind route. The ARC offers a two week pre-departure programme, fun competition for cruising sailors, or competitive racing, and a spectacular welcome in Rodney Bay.

more information available at worldcruising.com

Free museums visits @ Cabildo Museums
Nov 24 – Nov 25 all-day
El Mercadillo Agrícola y Artesanal – Santa Brigida
Nov 24 @ 8:00 am – Nov 25 @ 2:00 pm
El Mercadillo Agrícola y Artesanal - Santa Brigida

The Weekend Market of Santa Brigida, in the northeastern inland part of the island, celebrated its 33rd anniversary this summer. This upscale village market in the centre of the town, where the local people and visitors gets local products. 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.

Opening hours : Saturdays 8:00-20:00 and Sundays 8:00-14:00

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Second hand market “rastro” in Mercado Municipal de San Fernando
Nov 24 @ 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.

 

Puerto Rico Farmers Market @ Puerto Rico de Gran Canaria
Nov 24 @ 8:45 am – 2:00 pm
Puerto Rico Farmers Market @ Puerto Rico de Gran Canaria | Puerto Rico de Gran Canaria | Canary Islands | Spain

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.

*** During the summer months the farmers market is closed ( July and August )

San Lorenzo farmers’ market – Las Palmas
Nov 24 @ 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
Nov 24 @ 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)

 

Beach Clean Up – Playa Las Carpinteras, Maspalomas
Nov 24 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Beach Clean Up - Playa Las Carpinteras, Maspalomas

The non profit association Oceans4Life Gran Canaria invites you to the next beach clean: Beach Playa las Carpinteras on Sunday from 11:00.

The Plan is to clean the parking near the beach and the beach & underwater area. Meeting point is at the Parking to share cleaning material and start the activity. Please sign up, its free.
If you wish bring some snorkel and Beach material, so that we can see what we find below the surface.

Nov
29
Fri
2019
Christmas market by Hotel Maritim Playa
Nov 29 – Dec 1 all-day
Christmas market by Hotel Maritim Playa

The 11th traditional and popular Weihnachtsmarkt; Christmas market at the hotel Maritim Playa, in Playa del Inglés. The Christmas Market usually opens at 16:00.

Christmas spirit and decorations, Canarian and German artisans, Glühwein, baked goods, music performances and much more.

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20.12-22.12

Sand Art Nativity / Belén de Arena – Las Canteras, Las Palmas
Nov 29 2019 @ 9:00 am – Jan 7 2020 @ 10:00 pm
Sand Art Nativity / Belén de Arena - Las Canteras, Las Palmas

The Belen de Arena 2019 in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, on Las Canteras Beach, one of the main Christmas references of the city and the island, has once more begun to come to life. A total of 8 international sculptors will start modelling the different traditional Christmas scenes on the 20th of November so that this artistic project of ephemeral sculpture can begin to receive members of the public from the 29th of November 2019.

Where: Plaza Saulo Torón ( La Puntilla end of Las Canteras )

Inauguration: 29 November
Last day / Closes : 7 January
opening hours : Every day 09:00 – 22:00
Exceptions :  24 & 31 of December and 5th of January  09:00- 20:00

Christmas Lighting Triana – Las Palmas
Nov 29 @ 7:00 pm
Christmas Lighting Triana - Las Palmas

The open commercial zone, Triana in the capital, Las Palmas starts the holiday season with the traditional Christmas lighting event at 19:30.

Triana is one of the oldest districts of the city and, in spite of being the first commercial area, is succeeded in adapting to the new times, fashions, and styles throughout the years.
Triana Main Street is a pedestrian area where endless fashion shops, bookstores, electronic devices, and toy stores are at hand. On adjacent streets there are some of the city’s most exclusive boutiques and jewelleries.
Cano Street, San Bernardo Street and Plaza Hurtado de Mendoza, alongside with the streets that link them, complete this shopping area which is also a pleasure to stroll and enjoy the different architectonic styles they comprise.

Nov
30
Sat
2019
El Mercadillo Agrícola y Artesanal – Santa Brigida
Nov 30 @ 8:00 am – Dec 1 @ 2:00 pm
El Mercadillo Agrícola y Artesanal - Santa Brigida

The Weekend Market of Santa Brigida, in the northeastern inland part of the island, celebrated its 33rd anniversary this summer. This upscale village market in the centre of the town, where the local people and visitors gets local products. 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.

Opening hours : Saturdays 8:00-20:00 and Sundays 8:00-14:00

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Dec
1
Sun
2019
Free museums visits @ Cabildo Museums
Dec 1 – Dec 2 all-day
El Mercadillo Agrícola y Artesanal – Santa Brigida
Dec 1 @ 8:00 am – Dec 2 @ 2:00 pm
El Mercadillo Agrícola y Artesanal - Santa Brigida

The Weekend Market of Santa Brigida, in the northeastern inland part of the island, celebrated its 33rd anniversary this summer. This upscale village market in the centre of the town, where the local people and visitors gets local products. 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.

Opening hours : Saturdays 8:00-20:00 and Sundays 8:00-14:00

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