Category: Roundup

Jul
5
Fri
2019
TOTEM. Cirque du Soleil
Jul 5 – Sep 22 all-day
TOTEM. Cirque du Soleil

The most famous circus in Meloneras, just next to ExpoMeloners from 5 July – 4 August 2019.

TOTEM :  Journey into the Evolution of Mankind

TOTEM follows the human species from original amphibian state to ultimate desire to fly. The characters evolve on a stage, evoking a giant turtle, the symbol of origin for many ancient civilizations. TOTEM explores the ties that bind Man to other species, his dreams and his infinite potential.

Tickets : Cirque du soleil website 

Aug
30
Fri
2019
Fiestas del Pino – Teror
Aug 30 – Sep 22 all-day
Fiestas del Pino - Teror

The Patron Saint of Gran Canaria, the Virgen del Pino festivities in the municipality of Teror. You can see the full program of the events HERE  ( in Spanish )

Highlights :

1.9. Cattle Fair in Finca Osorio 10:00-15:00
7.9. Romeria, pilgrimage offering, starting at 15:30, fireworks just after midnight.
8.9. The main fiesta day of Our Lady of the Pine. Solemn Eucharist in Basilica del Pino at 12:00 and is followed by a procession with the image of Our Lady of the Pine at 13:00.
13-15.9.  III Insular Potato Fair of Gran Canaria. Exhibition and tasting of potatoes. Palacio Episcopal de Teror
14.9. The Grand Childrens party at the parking lot of Los Perales. 11:00 – 14:00
15.9. Día de las Marías, Patron Saint of Teror. Religious ceremonies, eucharists, procession and firework show during the procession.

Aug
31
Sat
2019
Fiestas Patronales San Mateo 2019
Aug 31 – Sep 27 all-day

Vega de San Mateo celebrate their patronal festivities between 31/8 to 27/9 , in honour of the Apostol. The main weekend with the main celebrations  20-22 September, with romeria, cattle fair and religious procession and Drag Queen Gala.

You can see the full program for the festivities here ( in Spanish )

On Friday eucharist at 19:00 at the church and is followed by traditional romería, a pilgrimage offering at Plaza del Pino at 20:00. The evening continues with a big party until 03:30 at Plaza del Mercado.

On Saturday, the cattle fair at 08:00 at the parking lot of the sport center. At 09:00 Mass of the romeros and is followed by a religious procession at 12:00.
There is a Cattle parade at Plaza del Pino at 13:30 going front of the image of the saint.
Carrera de caballos”, a horse race at 17:00 on Avenida Tinamar.
Grand Drag Queen gala at 21:00 at Plaza del Mercado ( entry : 1kg of non perishable item )
At 22:30 a fiesta of Three Decades will feature the performances from popular music groups “Los 600”, “Ni un Pelo de Tonto” and “Los “Salvapantallas” in addition to the later music selections of DJ Promaster and Ballet Sensación. The party is set to last until 4:30 am. ( entry : 1kg of non perishable item ).

Sunday dance at 11:00-15:30 at Plaza del Mercado with Los Gofiones with the group ‘Luz de Luna’

Sep
19
Thu
2019
Arucas y el Mar 2019
Sep 19 – Oct 4 all-day

The Department of the Environment of Arucas town hall has created an initiative ‘Arucas and the sea 2019’, held  between 19.9.-4.10

During these days, different environmental activities will be carried out, including talks, workshops, cleaning of the coast and seabed, rescue drill, informational stands, recreational and sports activities, school activities, as well as a fair … and all with the aim of promoting and raising awareness about Respect and care for the marine environment.

Sep
20
Fri
2019
Festival International de la Paz – Las Palmas
Sep 20 @ 7:00 pm – Sep 22 @ 7:00 pm
Festival International de la Paz - Las Palmas

The 2st International Solidarity Festival on Gran Canaria in Las Palmas and Las Canteras area, celebrating World Day for Peace and Non-Violence declared by the UN, where non-profit associations will participate, institutions and personalities from the cultural, political, religious, educational, artistic, social and health sectors with the presence of Ricard Rotllan, one of the disciples of His Holiness Dalai Lama. With various activities such as parades, workshops, concerts, talks, solidarity march, release of turtles etc.

Highlights :
On Friday, inauguration at 20:00 and a concert at 22:00
On Saturday “The solidary march” from 11:00 ‘for World Peace’ on Paseo de Las Canteras ( leaving from Hotel Reina Isabel) with the participation of people from different cultures, associations and social federations. Music and folk dancing at 13:00 and Turtle release at 14:00. Actuaciones Musicales Solidarias + Herramientas para el Desarrollo Personal +Danzas del Mundo + Meditaciones + Yoga + Recitales+ Discursos starting at 15:30 and in the evening at 22:00 Latin concert show
On Sunday, a solidarity football game at Estadio de fútbol Juan Guedes (in Tamaraceite, Las Palmas). Event starts at 14:00

Full program in Spanish :

Viernes 20 de Septiembre 2019

19:00 h. Banda MAD 214 del IES Poeta Tomás Morales: Proyecto de Educación en Valores

20:00 h. Inauguración del Festival con cantos emblemáticos y lectura del Manifiesto de la Paz con Invitados Institucionales.

20:30 h. Diálogo y Rezos Interreligiosos, entre ellos, Ricard Rotlan, Discípulo del Dalai Lama

22:00 h. Concierto del grupo “Estrella Latina”, festejando la nueva “Cultura de Paz”.

Sábado 21 de Septiembre 2019

11:00 h. Pasacalle “Marcha Solidaria por la Paz Mundial” con batucada desde el Hotel Reina Isabel con colectivos de diversa índole mostrando la unión de la ciudadanía con nuestro lema “Unión en la Diversidad – Desde Canarias al Mundo por la Paz”.

12:00 h. Fomentaremos la “Fuerza de la Unión” entre todas las personas y colectivos, transmitiendo sus mensajes individuales y grupales por la Paz en nuestro escenario en la Plaza de la Puntilla.

13:00 h. Grupo Folklórico Canario, fomentando la solidaridad entre pueblos y celebrando las sinergias creadas por la Paz.

14:00 h. Suelta de tortugas y concienciación medioambiental, entre otros: “Fridays 4 Future” , el nuevo “Movimiento Canario por la Emergencia Climática” y la “Coordinadora de las ONGD de Canarias“, transmitiendo los “Objetivos del Desarrollo Sostenible de la Agenda 2030.”

15:30 h. Actuaciones Musicales Solidarias + Herramientas para el Desarrollo Personal +Danzas del Mundo + Meditaciones + Yoga + Recitales+ Discursos

22:00 h. Concierto latino de cierre, uniendo a todos los participantes y colectivos, festejando la nueva “Cultura de Paz”.

Domingo 22 de Septiembre 2019: Estadio de fútbol Juan Guedes (Tamaraceite, Las Palmas)

14:00. Inauguración y Celebración del “I Partido Solidario de Fútbol por la Paz”.

15:00 h. 2 Partidos Solidarios de “Fútbol por la Paz” con equipos de Latino América y África dentro de la Semifinal del “Mundial de Integración”.

18:00-19:00 Clausura del Acto con entrega de trofeos por la Paz.

Sep
21
Sat
2019
Boda Expo
Sep 21 – Sep 22 all-day
Boda Expo

Boda Expo, the biggest wedding fair on Gran Canaria returns to INFECAR.

Usually from 10:00-20:00 on both days, with the most important pret-a-porter bridal walkway in the Canaries.

If you are getting married, planning to or just love all the wedding stuff,  you can not miss this. Many of the exhibitors will also have exclusive offers for BodaExpo.

Mercado Agrícola, Ganadero y Pesquero · Arucas & Vecindario
Sep 21 @ 8:30 am – 1:30 pm

EL MERCADO AGRÍCOLA Y GANADERO IN ARUCAS & VECINDARIO

The Agricultural and Livestock Market of Arucas began to develop in June 2008, at the initiative of the Coag (Coordinator of Organizations of Farmers and Cattle Ranchers) and the Federation of Cattlemen of Gran Canaria (Fedegran), later moving to the Cabildo de Gran Canaria, an institution in charge of  of the current market.

This market takes place every fortnight in the facilities of the Cabildo Agricultural Farm, located next to the detour to Arucas from GC-2, on the north coast of Gran Canaria. Click here to the map location.  The market comprises some 65 exhibitors (farmers and ranchers) who market their products directly to the consumer, with the aim of lowering the costs.

13.7. / 27.7. / 10.8. / 24.8. / 7.9. / 21.9.


The Agricultural Market in La Karpa, Vecindario offers an opportunity to purchase fresh produce directly from the primary sector (farmers) at an adjusted price. Vegetables, fruits, honey, cheeses, oil, bread and sweets are just some of the produce that can be found, constituted to support the primary sector of the region. The freshest products at your fingertips.

The Market is open from 08:30-13:30

20.7. / 3.8 / 17.8. / 31.8. / 14.9.

Festival cervezas del mundo – Arucas
Sep 21 @ 12:00 pm

Arucas is celebrating world tourism day little early with the World beer Festival on Saturday 21st of September. Concerts on Calle León y Castillo, the performance of the symphonic band and a gastronomy area on Plaza de Santiago, manifest for the tourism day and much more. Fun starts at 12:00

OKTOBERFEST MARITIM PLAYA 2019
Sep 21 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
OKTOBERFEST MARITIM PLAYA 2019

For the 9th time, great fun to be had on three Saturdays in Maritim Playa hotel in Playa del Inglés. First one this Saturday with some original Spatenbräu and Bavarian delicacies.

The Oktoberfest Olympiad is one of the beer guzzling highlights of this event. Expect Germans!

21/9 , 28/9 and 5/10

Sep
22
Sun
2019
Free museums visits @ Cabildo Museums
Sep 22 – Sep 23 all-day
Farmers Market San Fernando de Maspalomas
Sep 22 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

El Mercado Agrícola en San Fernando de Maspalomas. The Farmers Market of San Fernando de Maspalomas is back ( since 11 August 2019 ) in the original location.

The biweekly farmers market is held, once again, in the urban center of the area from which it receives the name, just where there is a large esplanade between three unmistakable points; the Municipal Stadium, the Center and the current Municipal Offices of Maspalomas.

Second hand market “rastro” in Mercado Municipal de San Fernando
Sep 22 @ 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.

 

Agriculture and Artisan market – Ingenio
Sep 22 @ 8:30 am – 1:30 pm
Agriculture and Artisan market - Ingenio

Agriculture and Artisan market of Ingenio on every Sunday at Parque Los Aromeros ( Avenida Carlos V, Carrizal)

From 08:30 – 13:30

Sale of agri-food products and crafts. Workshops and activities on the agricultural sector and restoration.

San Lorenzo farmers’ market – Las Palmas
Sep 22 @ 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
Sep 22 @ 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)

 

Sep
26
Thu
2019
Fiestas Castillo del Romeral 2019
Sep 26 – Oct 6 all-day
Fiestas Castillo del Romeral 2019

The coastal area Castillo de Romeral is celebrating their festivities in honour of San Miguel y la Virgen del Carmen de 2019, between 26 September to 6 October.

Highlights :
Romeria, the pilgrimage offering is on 28/09/2019

Sep
27
Fri
2019
The Long Walk Gran Canaria 2019
Sep 27 – Sep 29 all-day
The Long Walk Gran Canaria 2019

The eighth charity coast-to-coast walk over the highest point on Gran Canaria… this year walking 3 days crossing Pico de Las Nieves, from sunrise at the Costa San Felipe to sunset at Playa del Inglés on the Costa Canaria Maspalomas. 27-29 September 2019 

For more information visit TheLongWalkGranCanaria.com

On Sunday 29/9

The Long Walk Last Leg – solidarity walk 18:00-20:00 at Parque Sur
Come meet more than 100 walkers as they come in to Maspalomas after a full day walking, some of them having walked 3 days coast-to.coast over the island, and join in the last leg, this is a simple 4km walk from from the main south park Parque Sur de Maspalomas to the Riu Palace Maspalomas for The Big Picture and then along the Costa Canaria walk for The Last Mile to our finishing party at Tipsy Hammock in Playa del Inglés

The Big Picture & The Last Mile at 19:30-20:30 Riu Maspalomas viewpoint 
Help to cheer in more than 100 participants, including many tour reps from TUI who will have walked a full day, along with with the 3 day coast-to-coast Long Walkers, for a historic photograph celebrating our achievement and a sunset stroll along the Paseo Costa Canaria to our finishing event at Tipsy Hammock in Playa del Inglés.

Sep
28
Sat
2019
Agaete Chill Out 2019
Sep 28 – Sep 29 all-day
Agaete Chill Out 2019

Puerto de las Nieves celebrates its 4rd edition of Agaete Chill Out at which fashion, gastronomy, music, tasting, cocktails and shows will be the protagonists.

Gran Canaria Sum Festival
Sep 28 all-day
  • Ticket event

Texas, Fangoria, Miss Caffeina, Carlos Sadness, Sidecars, Niños Mutantes, Elefantes … make up the poster of a Sum festival that in its second edition will once again become one of the main cultural offering of the Canary Islands.

The music festival, held in INFECAR , in Las Palmas, will have 2 big stages, special areas, food area, relaxation area.

TEXAS, a Scottish pop rock band from Glasgow. The band led by the singer Sharleen Spiteri is a reference of British pop rock since its debut in 1989 with the album ‘Southside’. During these last three decades they have published ten albums, of which they have sold more than 35 million copies worldwide.

 

 

Tickets available among other places :
MoonWorld Ticket
El Corte Ingles
Entradas.com 
Ticketmaster

The festivities in honour of Our Lady of the Incarnation – Apple Festival in Valleseco
Sep 28 – Oct 6 all-day

Valleseco, municipality of Gran Canaria famous for its cider, celebrates at the end of September and beginning of October, the festivities of La Encarnación and La Manzana, a celebration to know and feel the municipality, its people and its customs.

In 2011, this festival was declared a Festival of Regional Tourist Interest by the Government of the Canary Islands, hence, a list of activities has been devised to promote this municipality of the island’s medians year after year.

The Festivities will officially begin on Saturday, September 22 and ending on October 13. Highlighting the Cattle Fair on Sunday September 29 and the big weekend, the first days of October, from 4 to 6.

One of the most popular events of the Fiestas de La Encarnación and La Manzana is the traditional Pilgrimage-Offering on Saturday, October 5, which will once again congregate a large number of neighbors and grancanarios around the twelve participating carts

In 2011 this festival has been declared a Regional Tourist Interest Festival by the Government of the Canary Islands.

The apple is the symbol of Valleseco par excellence

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