Category: Weekend Tips

Aug
12
Wed
2020
Fiesta del Pino 2020 – Teror
Aug 12 – Oct 12 all-day
Fiesta del Pino 2020 - Teror

Fiesta del Pino, the major fiesta held in Teror, is in Honour of Nuestra Señora del Pino (Our Lady of the Pine), patron of the island of Gran Canaria. It dates back to the seventeenth century when the venerated statue of the Virgen del Pino was taken down to the island capital in order to add emphasis to their prayers for rain. By the eighteenth century a pilgrimages had started to become one of the most popular events, and still these days they remain as one of the main attractions of this traditional fiesta. The meeting of the faithful and the procession-goers on the road to Teror throughout the night are now a custom that draws thousands of visitors and residents from across the islands.

The Fiesta del Pino will be celebrated this year in Teror in a different way. In order to avoid crowds, the program of events will be extended until October 12, the day on which the image of the Virgin will return to the Camarín.

The festive program in honor of the Virgen del Pino, which will be disseminated mainly through the media and social networks, and with limited capacity in closed areas . The organization insisted on requesting the maximum collaboration of the citizens, so that the visits to the Patroness are carried out in a staggered manner throughout the months of August, September and October, avoiding the main days of the festival, the 7th and September 8th.

You can see the full program ( in Spanish ) HERETVE and Televisión Canaria will broadcast the most important events of the festivities.

Remember that the 8th of September is also a bank holiday on Gran Canaria 

The Basilica del Pino has established an access protocol to the Basilica del Pino to visit the statue of the Virgin, maintaining an invariable opening hours, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (except Mondays in the morning it remains closed). The visit will be subject to a tour with entry through the main door of the temple and exit through the door on the right. Masses will be celebrated on Mondays at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday through Friday at 8:30 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.; Saturdays at 8:30 AM and 7:30 PM and Sundays at 8:00 AM, 10:00 AM and 7:00 PM.

From August 15 to October 12, the image of Our Lady of the Pine will remain in the upper presbytery of the Basilica. On the main days of the festival, on September 7, 8 and 13, no face-to-face events will be held, other than the planned Masses with established maximum capacity. The Mass of the Pine Day and the Day of the Marys will be carried out electronically to avoid overcrowding, both through television and social networks.

The capacity inside the Basilica is 100 people, half an hour before each Eucharist you can only access to participate in the Mass and during that time you will not be able to visit the Virgin.

Oct
1
Thu
2020
Mercadillo Municipal de Agüimes Casco
Oct 1 @ 7:00 am – 2:00 pm
Mercadillo Municipal de Agüimes Casco

The lovely small weekly city center market of Agüimes every Thursday from 7:00 to 14:00.
Starting from January 2020 in the new location at la plaza del Centro de Mayores, next to health center and behind the town hall.

Oct
2
Fri
2020
Maspalomas Pride 2020 – CANCELLED
Oct 2 – Oct 11 all-day
Maspalomas Pride 2020 - CANCELLED

Maspalomas Pride 7-17 May 2020 was postponed to 2-11 October 2020.

The 20th anniversary of Maspalomas Pride will be celebrated from May 6 to 16, 2021.

Oct
3
Sat
2020
El Mercadillo Agrícola y Artesanal – Santa Brigida
Oct 3 @ 8:00 am – Oct 4 @ 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  summer 2019. 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

*** The Agricultural and Craft Market will move temporarily, starting on January 31, 2020 under a large tent in the paved area of the parking lot attached to the school.

Agricultural, Livestock and Fishery Market – Arucas and Vecindario
Oct 3 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

“Mercado Agrícola, Ganadero y Pesquero Arucas y 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. From 09:00-13:00

Market days in Arucas:
January 11,2020; January 25, 2020; February 8, 2020; February 22, 2020; March 7, 2020; March 21, 2020; April 4, 2020; April 18, 2020; May 2, 2020; May 16, 2020; May 30, 2020; June 13, 2020; June 27, 2020; July 11, 2020; July 25, 2020; August 8, 2020; August 22, 2020; September 5, 2020; September 19, 2020; October 3, 2020; October 17, 2020; October 31, 2020; November 14, 2020; November 28, 2020; December 12, 2020; December 26, 2020


The Agricultural Market in Vecindario takes place every fortnight in  La Karpa and 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

 

 

( subject to holidays and special events)

Oct
4
Sun
2020
El Mercadillo Agrícola y Artesanal – Santa Brigida
Oct 4 @ 8:00 am – Oct 5 @ 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  summer 2019. 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

*** The Agricultural and Craft Market will move temporarily, starting on January 31, 2020 under a large tent in the paved area of the parking lot attached to the school.

Teror Municipal Market
Oct 4 @ 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)

 

Oct
8
Thu
2020
Mercadillo Municipal de Agüimes Casco
Oct 8 @ 7:00 am – 2:00 pm
Mercadillo Municipal de Agüimes Casco

The lovely small weekly city center market of Agüimes every Thursday from 7:00 to 14:00.
Starting from January 2020 in the new location at la plaza del Centro de Mayores, next to health center and behind the town hall.

Oct
10
Sat
2020
El Mercadillo Agrícola y Artesanal – Santa Brigida
Oct 10 @ 8:00 am – Oct 11 @ 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  summer 2019. 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

*** The Agricultural and Craft Market will move temporarily, starting on January 31, 2020 under a large tent in the paved area of the parking lot attached to the school.

Agricultural, Livestock and Fishery Market – Arucas and Vecindario
Oct 10 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

“Mercado Agrícola, Ganadero y Pesquero Arucas y 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. From 09:00-13:00

Market days in Arucas:
January 11,2020; January 25, 2020; February 8, 2020; February 22, 2020; March 7, 2020; March 21, 2020; April 4, 2020; April 18, 2020; May 2, 2020; May 16, 2020; May 30, 2020; June 13, 2020; June 27, 2020; July 11, 2020; July 25, 2020; August 8, 2020; August 22, 2020; September 5, 2020; September 19, 2020; October 3, 2020; October 17, 2020; October 31, 2020; November 14, 2020; November 28, 2020; December 12, 2020; December 26, 2020


The Agricultural Market in Vecindario takes place every fortnight in  La Karpa and 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

 

 

( subject to holidays and special events)

Oct
11
Sun
2020
El Mercadillo Agrícola y Artesanal – Santa Brigida
Oct 11 @ 8:00 am – Oct 12 @ 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  summer 2019. 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

*** The Agricultural and Craft Market will move temporarily, starting on January 31, 2020 under a large tent in the paved area of the parking lot attached to the school.

Teror Municipal Market
Oct 11 @ 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)

 

Oct
15
Thu
2020
Mercadillo Municipal de Agüimes Casco
Oct 15 @ 7:00 am – 2:00 pm
Mercadillo Municipal de Agüimes Casco

The lovely small weekly city center market of Agüimes every Thursday from 7:00 to 14:00.
Starting from January 2020 in the new location at la plaza del Centro de Mayores, next to health center and behind the town hall.

Oct
17
Sat
2020
El Mercadillo Agrícola y Artesanal – Santa Brigida
Oct 17 @ 8:00 am – Oct 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  summer 2019. 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

*** The Agricultural and Craft Market will move temporarily, starting on January 31, 2020 under a large tent in the paved area of the parking lot attached to the school.

Agricultural, Livestock and Fishery Market – Arucas and Vecindario
Oct 17 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

“Mercado Agrícola, Ganadero y Pesquero Arucas y 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. From 09:00-13:00

Market days in Arucas:
January 11,2020; January 25, 2020; February 8, 2020; February 22, 2020; March 7, 2020; March 21, 2020; April 4, 2020; April 18, 2020; May 2, 2020; May 16, 2020; May 30, 2020; June 13, 2020; June 27, 2020; July 11, 2020; July 25, 2020; August 8, 2020; August 22, 2020; September 5, 2020; September 19, 2020; October 3, 2020; October 17, 2020; October 31, 2020; November 14, 2020; November 28, 2020; December 12, 2020; December 26, 2020


The Agricultural Market in Vecindario takes place every fortnight in  La Karpa and 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

 

 

( subject to holidays and special events)

Oct
18
Sun
2020
El Mercadillo Agrícola y Artesanal – Santa Brigida
Oct 18 @ 8:00 am – Oct 19 @ 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  summer 2019. 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

*** The Agricultural and Craft Market will move temporarily, starting on January 31, 2020 under a large tent in the paved area of the parking lot attached to the school.

Teror Municipal Market
Oct 18 @ 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)

 

Oct
22
Thu
2020
Mercadillo Municipal de Agüimes Casco
Oct 22 @ 7:00 am – 2:00 pm
Mercadillo Municipal de Agüimes Casco

The lovely small weekly city center market of Agüimes every Thursday from 7:00 to 14:00.
Starting from January 2020 in the new location at la plaza del Centro de Mayores, next to health center and behind the town hall.

Oct
24
Sat
2020
El Mercadillo Agrícola y Artesanal – Santa Brigida
Oct 24 @ 8:00 am – Oct 25 @ 1:00 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  summer 2019. 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

*** The Agricultural and Craft Market will move temporarily, starting on January 31, 2020 under a large tent in the paved area of the parking lot attached to the school.

Agricultural, Livestock and Fishery Market – Arucas and Vecindario
Oct 24 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

“Mercado Agrícola, Ganadero y Pesquero Arucas y 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. From 09:00-13:00

Market days in Arucas:
January 11,2020; January 25, 2020; February 8, 2020; February 22, 2020; March 7, 2020; March 21, 2020; April 4, 2020; April 18, 2020; May 2, 2020; May 16, 2020; May 30, 2020; June 13, 2020; June 27, 2020; July 11, 2020; July 25, 2020; August 8, 2020; August 22, 2020; September 5, 2020; September 19, 2020; October 3, 2020; October 17, 2020; October 31, 2020; November 14, 2020; November 28, 2020; December 12, 2020; December 26, 2020


The Agricultural Market in Vecindario takes place every fortnight in  La Karpa and 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

 

 

( subject to holidays and special events)

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