the westernmost municipality of the island of Gran Canaria, La Aldea de San Nicolas is celebrating their Carnival 2019 in March and this years theme is #LaMagia, magic.
The main days of festivities are:
2.3 Carnaval de Día
5.3 Carnaval Tradicional
9.3 Carnaval de Mayores
16.3 Cabalgata de Carnaval
23.3 Entierro del Besugo
Carnaval Internacional de Maspalomas. in 2019 theme is “Maspamoon”
The Carnival of Agaete 2019 will begin on March 16 and will culminate on March 31, under the allegory ‘Fantasy Literature’
Friday 22 March : Costume Gala at 21:00, Plaza de la Constitución
Saturday 23 March: Day Carnival at 13:30, Plaza de la Constitución
Saturday 30 March: Parade and Burning of the Sardine at 18:30 Plaza de la Constitución
Neighborhood of Carrizal in the municipality of Ingenio is celebrating their carnival between 20-31 March.
55 stands dedicated to the world of collecting, in Plaza de Santiago, both companies related to collecting, as with private collectors. It is also a place for non-collectors who can visit a curious fair of objects, which can take them to the memories of childhood, as to the future.
The fair will be open from 10:00 to 18:00 and you can see different types of collections such as: philatelic, numismatic, toys, key rings, coca cola, star wars, film props, autographs, kinder, consoles old portable nintendo, stamps, coins, bills, tin toys, figures, marine and antique items, military, among many other topics.
On Saturday, the 23rd of March, Villa de Firgas celebrates the traditional FIESTA DE LA PAPA DE FIRGAS, an event that aims to promote local products and gastronomy, with special attention to the PAPA ( potato) as a product of enormous agricultural value and linked to the food and gastronomy.
The event will be held in Plaza San Roque and Avenida de La Constitución and will offer to visitors different gastronomic, agrarian and artisanal products. From 11:00-18:00 there will be a sample and gastronomic tasting of local products, show cooking, musical performance of the group “ARAGUANEY” and much more…
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
23/3 Esther Ovejero ( all about Almodóvar )
13/4 Althay Páez y Julio Pereira
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
SAN FERNANDO SECOND HAND MARKET, directly in front of the main Maspalomas Town Hall offices for San Bartolomé de Tirajana in Timanfaya Square, s / n, 35100 San Fernando de Maspalomas
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.
16 November 2018
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
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)
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
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.
42nd International Trade Fair of Atlantic at INFECAR from 28th of March till 31st of March 2019.
The aim of the International Fair of the Atlantic, promoted by the island council of Gran Canaria, is to become the main focal point for the tourism business and professional community in the Canary islands , providing new opportunities for business, investment and collaboration.
You can make an Online visitor registration for professionals here
The Municipality of Telde celebrates Carnival festivities 29 March-7 April, and the theme for 2019 is “Paris”.
Telde Carnival is all about the city of love, a bohemian city of cafés that vibrated with gatherings and meetings of painters, writers and philosophers, the Moulin Rouge, the cabaret, the famous brothels, the vaudeville, the effrontery and the transgression, key characteristics also of the Carnival.
1.4 Pre Drag Queen Gala at 21:00 at Auditorio “Jose Vélez” in Parque de San Juan de Telde.
*Starts at 17:30. Route : C./ Ocho de Marzo, C./ Poeta Pablo Neruda, Av. del Cabildo Insular
(Ramblas de Arnao, carril de Bajada), Rotonda el Roque, C./ El Roque, C./ Alcalde Manuel
Amador Rodríguez r, C./ Antonio Rumeu de Armas, C./ Inspectora farmacéutica Mª. del Pino
Suárez López, Av. del Cabildo Insular (Ramblas de Arnao, carril de subida), Rotonda de Daora
(Aguacatero), C./ Alcalde Manuel Álvarez Peña, C./ Francisco Villen Lucena, FINAL.
7.4 High heel race