Category: Events

Aug
20
Sat
2022
‘The World of Van Gogh’ – INFECAR Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Aug 20 @ 9:00 am – Oct 8 @ 9:00 pm


INFECAR in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria will host from 20 August to 8 October 2022 ‘The World of Van Gogh’, a sensory journey into the universe and legacy of the Dutch painter.

Starting on August 20, at Infecar: ‘The World of Van Gogh’, a journey through the artist’s work with technological advances that provide three-dimensionality that takes the viewer into a completely immersive 360º sensory universe. The visitor will be able to enter the mind of the artist, see the world under his gaze, understand, feel and breathe his unique works of art in a multimedia area in which the surfaces are completely impregnated with colours, from floor to ceiling. The senses are the true protagonists of this exhibition, where not only the most advanced animation has been used, but also the aromas and an original soundtrack created by the Spanish composer Adrián Berenguer will invite you to discover the Dutch genius in a captivating and unique way.

Until October 8, Pavilion 6 of Infecar will become a door to the interior of Vincent Van Gogh, one of the most enigmatic and renowned painters in the history of art, in an exhibition that will transport children and adults Mid-nineteenth century.

Opening hours: Monday to Sunday 09:00 to 21:00 (last access at 19:30)

Tickets: from €11 to VIP ticket €25 and can be purchased @ vanGogh.es

Sep
2
Fri
2022
Fiestas del Socorro 2022 – the Patron Saint of Tejeda
Sep 2 – Oct 1 all-day

 

The Fiestas of the Virgen del Socorro, the patron of Tejeda is held in September.  Her image is venerated in the church, which has been named after Her. This is a gorgeous time to visit officially one of the most beautiful villages in Spain.

Highlights:

Saturday 10 September:
Cattle Fair from 10:00 (down from the petrol station)
Humour show for the whole family at 17:00 at Plaza del Socorro.
Tribute concert to Juan Luis Guerra at 21:00 Plaza del Aparcamiento
Street party at 23:00 with Armonía Show and Star Music at Plaza del Socorro.

Sunday 11 September:
Diana Floreada at 07:30
Church service at 11:30, followed by a religious procession accompanied by the Light Infantry Regiment “Canarias 50′.
Reciclean – environmental education spectacle at 17:30 on Plaza del Socorro.
Concert by La Pili ‘Hilo Rojo’ at 21:00 Plaza del Socorro.

Saturday 17 September:
Romeria pilgrimage offering at 17:30
Later, after church service, music and dancing until wee hours.

Sunday 25 September
Farmers’ and Artisan Craft Fair from 10:00

Fiestas Patronales de San Mateo 2022
Sep 2 – Oct 15 all-day

 

The lovely mountain market town of Vega de San Mateo celebrate their patronal festivities in honour of the Apostle Saint Matthew between 2 September – 15 October 2022. The main celebrations are a Romeria pilgrimage procession, a cattle fair and a religious procession.

Wednesday, 21 September is a local bank holiday in the municipality 

“There is a lovely old church in the town with a 17th century statue of San Mateo – Saint Matthew – the town’s patron saint.”

HIGHLIGHTS:

Saturday 27 August: Decorating the balconies, 39th Rally Slot Tinamar

Friday 2 September: Pregón, opening proclamation at 21:00 at the church
Saturday 3 September: Family day with games and bouncy castles on Plaza de la Solidaridad at 11:00. Latin dance masterclass at 11:30 at Plaza del Mercado. Concert by ASERES at 12:30 at Plaza del Mercado. There is also a Fashion show at 21:00 at Plaza de la Solidaridad.
(and of course, the weekly weekend market is happening at the same time)

Saturday 10 September: Family day with traditional games at 11:30 at Plaza de la Solidaridad. Magician at 12:30 at the same plaza. Fun cart race at 16:00 and a concert by José Vélez at 21:00 at Plaza de la Solidaridad. (and of course, the weekly weekend market is happening at the same time)

Sunday 11 September: Sunday dance at 11:00 at Plaza del Mercado. Election of the Romeros couple at 19:00 at Plaza de la Solidaridad and music performance by Yeray Rodríguez at 20:00

Friday 16 September: Tribute to Celia Cruz “Yo Viviré” at 21:00 on Plaza de la Solidaridad and more music at 23:00 with SON DEL CANEY.

Saturday 17 September: Family Day with foam party as well as the weekly weekend market-
at 20:00 Drag Queen Gala and a the fiesta of Three Decades with SALVAPANTALLAS, LOS LOLA and NI UN PELO DE TONTO.

Sunday 18 September: Sunday dance with LUZ DE LUNA at Plaza del Mercado at 11:00

On Tuesday 20 September, the faithful celebrate a eucharist mass at 18:30 in the church which is followed by traditional Romería, pilgrimage offering, at Plaza del Pino from 20:00. The evening continues with a big street party from 23:00 with music.

On Wednesday 21 September: the main cattle fair is from 07:00 at the parking area of the sports centre. At 09:00 Mass of the Romeros (Pilgrims) is followed by a religious procession from 12:00. There is a Cattle parade at Plaza del Pino at 13:30 before the image of the revered saint.
Equestrian enthusiasts can enjoy the thrill of the “Carrera de caballos”, a horse race at 17:00 on Avenida Tinamar.
and at 21:00 concert by Cristina Ramos, famous for her entry in many “Got Talent” TV programs.

7-9 October, IX Regional Patchwork Fair. On Friday 16:00-20:00, Saturday 09:00-20:00 ad on Sunday 09:00-15:00

Fiestas Santa Lucía 2022 – El Puertillo, Arucas
Sep 2 – Sep 25 all-day

 

The neighbourhood of El Puertillo on the north coast of Gran Canaria and in the municipality of Arucas is celebrating their festivities in honour of Santa Lucía in September.

The Feast of Saint Lucia in El Puertillo

Highlights:

Friday 9 September: Lively street parade at 19:30 from Rodadero

Saturday 17 September: pilgrimage offering at 20:00. After party at 23:00 and fireworks at 01:00
Sunday 18 September: Classic cars exhibition at 10:00. Religious service, followed by land and maritime procession at 20:00. Music performance from music group ‘Los Salaitos’ at 21:00

 

Sep
9
Fri
2022
Fiestas y Feria de San Miguel 2022 – Valsequillo
Sep 9 – Oct 15 all-day

Valsequillo de Gran Canaria is celebrating their Patron Saint ‘Festivities and Fair of San Miguel Arcángel between 9 September – 15 October 2022.

 

Highlights:

Saturday 24 September: Romería, pilgrimage offering at 18:00

Thursday 29 September: The Feast of Saint Michael the Archangel

 

 

 

 

 

Sep
16
Fri
2022
Arucas y el mar 2022
Sep 16 – Sep 30 all-day

 

“Arucas y el Mar”, 16-30 September 2022 on the coast of Arucas, is an Environmental Education program coordinated and directed by the Environment Department of the Arucas City Council.

The main objective of this program is to enhance the value of the natural and marine resources offered by the #Arucas coastline, the conservation and protection of the marine environment, as well as support for the educational community in learning about the coastal and marine values ​​of the municipality.

There will be various educational, recreational, sports and leisure activities. The program includes a photograph exhibition, water and sports activities, workshops, trails, documentaries, storytelling, music, coastal cleaning, fair, among others.

Fiestas de Temisas 2022
Sep 16 – Sep 29 all-day

On Friday, 16 September begin the scheduled events in Temisas for the festivities in honour of San Miguel Arcángel, patron saint of the highest population centre in the municipality of Agüimes. It will be the last of the summer celebrations organized this year in the different neighbourhoods and will mark, once again, the end of the summer period in the midlands of Agüimes, coinciding with the remission of the heat and the drop in temperatures typical of this season of the year.

Highlights:

Saturday 17 September: Romería, pilgrimage offering at 19:00 from the cemetery to the main plaza.
Sunday 18 September: Ecological market from 11:00 at the Plaza and music in the park at 12:00

Thursday 29 September: Diana Floreada at 09:30 ( a lively street procession ). Livestock Fair at 11:00 next to local social. Religious service and procession from the church at 12:00 and popular barbeque at 15:00 at the park.

“Temisas is a small rural hamlet, surrounded by fields and terraces full of Canarian palm trees and lined with ancient olive groves. Famous for the oldest olive press in the Canary Islands and astronomical observatory.” 

 

 

 

 

Fiestas del Rosario 2022 – Agüimes
Sep 16 – Oct 9 all-day

 

Agüimes is celebrating Fiestas del Rosario, the co-patron saint festivities between 16 September to 9 October 2022. This is also a Festival declared of National Tourist Interest.

Agüimes will begin on Friday, 16 September 2022 its festivities in honour of the Virgen del Rosario, the most traditional of all its celebrations. Linked to its historical origin and its agricultural past, the Rosario festivities pay homage to the co-patron and perpetual mayor of the municipality. Popular acts, music, dances and cultural activities will take place at different points and stages in the town.

**The first big date of the programming will be on Saturday, starting at 17:00, with the traditional Subida del Millo. Young and old will meet in the Plaza del Rosario to recall the old work of the field. They will strip and shell the corn to later take the grain to the mills, imitating the task carried out by the families of yesteryear, when they wanted to transform the millet they harvested into gofio. Traditional games, corn barbeque. After completing the work, they will be able to enjoy, from 20:30, the Taifa dance enlivened by the folkloric groups La Villa, Argones, Texey and the Aulaga parranda

HIGHLIGHTS:

 

Saturday 17 September:**

23.9.-2-10 the Black Pig Days. Residents and visitors will be able to taste gastronomic recipes in seven different establishments in the historic centre, all of them based on the meat of this native pig breed of the Canary Islands.

Saturday 24 September: 45ª Traída del Gofio y Agua. “The Bringing of Gofio and Water” will take place, starting the tour at 19:00 at the gates of the Guayadeque Ravine, where the old Lolita and Ananias mills are located, and ending in the historic centre. This year will mark the 45th edition of this popular event with which the people of Agüimes manage to revive the collective memory, recovering the customs and values ​​that have built their identity over the centuries. Lively street party at the Plaza from 22:30 enlivened by Línea DJ, Start Music and Mekánica by Tamarindos music groups.

Saturday 1 October: Romería, pilgrimage offering at 18:00 from the parking lot of the swimming pool

Sunday 2 October: The Feast day of Our Lady of Rosario
Livestock fair at 10:00 at the back of the Teatro Auditorio Agüimes. Church service at 11:00, followed by a procession of the awarded livestock in front of the church and then the religious procession.  It is going to be a full day of festive activities and music.

 

Sep
22
Thu
2022
LPA EN VIVO – Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Sep 22 – Sep 26 all-day

 

On Thursday, 1 September 2022, starts the new  ‘LPA en Vivo‘, (‘LPA Live’) concerts and shows scheduled for the month 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

This new program for September will bring together twenty-six musical and other proposals in six venues in the city until the end of the month, from Thursday to Monday; Motown, Imaginario Drinks & Music, Echarle Huevos, Talleres Palermo, La Fábrica and Malecón de La Habana.

FRIDAY AT 22:00 MANÁ SANTOS @ MOTOWN BAR CERVERECIA IN LAS PALMAS DE GRAN CANARIA

Motown, the friendly bar. Nice atmosphere and music from de 60, 70 y 80 (back to our roots).
Food and nice cold internacional beers, cocktails and drinks.

 

SATURDAY AT 21:00 THE KOVIN GAMBLERS @ IMAGINARIO Drinks and Music

Imaginario is a Live Music Bar where you can enjoy live concerts,craft beers and cocktails.

 

 

 

Sep
23
Fri
2022
LPA EN VIVO – Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Sep 23 – Sep 27 all-day

 

On Thursday, 1 September 2022, starts the new  ‘LPA en Vivo‘, (‘LPA Live’) concerts and shows scheduled for the month 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

This new program for September will bring together twenty-six musical and other proposals in six venues in the city until the end of the month, from Thursday to Monday; Motown, Imaginario Drinks & Music, Echarle Huevos, Talleres Palermo, La Fábrica and Malecón de La Habana.

FRIDAY AT 22:00 MANÁ SANTOS @ MOTOWN BAR CERVERECIA IN LAS PALMAS DE GRAN CANARIA

Motown, the friendly bar. Nice atmosphere and music from de 60, 70 y 80 (back to our roots).
Food and nice cold internacional beers, cocktails and drinks.

 

SATURDAY AT 21:00 THE KOVIN GAMBLERS @ IMAGINARIO Drinks and Music

Imaginario is a Live Music Bar where you can enjoy live concerts,craft beers and cocktails.

 

 

 

San Mateo Weekend Market
Sep 23 @ 8:00 am – Sep 25 @ 2:30 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.

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

On Friday and Saturday 08:00 – 20:00 and on Sunday 09:00 – 14:30 

 

 

The market and surrounding area is undergoing major renovations and improvements. The opening of an 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 near by.’

Municipal Market of Santa Brigida
Sep 23 @ 2:00 pm – Sep 25 @ 8:00 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 

 

Sep
24
Sat
2022
LPA EN VIVO – Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Sep 24 – Sep 28 all-day

 

On Thursday, 1 September 2022, starts the new  ‘LPA en Vivo‘, (‘LPA Live’) concerts and shows scheduled for the month 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

This new program for September will bring together twenty-six musical and other proposals in six venues in the city until the end of the month, from Thursday to Monday; Motown, Imaginario Drinks & Music, Echarle Huevos, Talleres Palermo, La Fábrica and Malecón de La Habana.

FRIDAY AT 22:00 MANÁ SANTOS @ MOTOWN BAR CERVERECIA IN LAS PALMAS DE GRAN CANARIA

Motown, the friendly bar. Nice atmosphere and music from de 60, 70 y 80 (back to our roots).
Food and nice cold internacional beers, cocktails and drinks.

 

SATURDAY AT 21:00 THE KOVIN GAMBLERS @ IMAGINARIO Drinks and Music

Imaginario is a Live Music Bar where you can enjoy live concerts,craft beers and cocktails.

 

 

 

Municipal Market of Santa Brigida
Sep 24 @ 2:00 pm – Sep 26 @ 8:00 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 

 

Sep
25
Sun
2022
LPA EN VIVO – Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Sep 25 – Sep 29 all-day

 

On Thursday, 1 September 2022, starts the new  ‘LPA en Vivo‘, (‘LPA Live’) concerts and shows scheduled for the month 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

This new program for September will bring together twenty-six musical and other proposals in six venues in the city until the end of the month, from Thursday to Monday; Motown, Imaginario Drinks & Music, Echarle Huevos, Talleres Palermo, La Fábrica and Malecón de La Habana.

FRIDAY AT 22:00 MANÁ SANTOS @ MOTOWN BAR CERVERECIA IN LAS PALMAS DE GRAN CANARIA

Motown, the friendly bar. Nice atmosphere and music from de 60, 70 y 80 (back to our roots).
Food and nice cold internacional beers, cocktails and drinks.

 

SATURDAY AT 21:00 THE KOVIN GAMBLERS @ IMAGINARIO Drinks and Music

Imaginario is a Live Music Bar where you can enjoy live concerts,craft beers and cocktails.

 

 

 

‘Mercado de Guía’ – The new municipal market of Santa Maria de Guía
Sep 25 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

 

 

‘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.


 

December 22 was a historic day for #SantaMaríaDeGuía when the #MercadoDeGuía was inaugurated at 11:00. This new marketplace will be 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
Sep 25 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

 

The Maspalomas second hand market in the parking lot of the Municipal Market of San Fernando from 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
Sep 25 @ 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.

 

The Agricultural and Handicraft Market – Puerto Rico de Gran Canaria
Sep 25 @ 8:30 am – 2:30 pm

 

THE AGRICULTURAL AND HANDICRAFT MARKET OF PUERTO RICO DE GRAN CANARIA
Starting from 5 December 2021, this biweekly market will be held once again in the Puerto Rico urban park.
Opening hours: 08:30 – 14:30
Second hand market, Rastro – Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Sep 25 @ 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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