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Mar
2
Sat
2019
Carnival La Aldea
Mar 2 – Mar 23 all-day

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

Mar
14
Thu
2019
Carnival Maspalomas
Mar 14 – Mar 24 all-day

Carnaval Internacional de Maspalomas. in 2019 theme is “Maspamoon”

Mar
16
Sat
2019
Carnival Agaete
Mar 16 – Mar 31 all-day

The Carnival of Agaete 2019 will begin on March 16 and will culminate on March 31, under the allegory ‘Fantasy Literature’

Highlights :

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

Mar
20
Wed
2019
Carnival Carrizal
Mar 20 – Mar 31 all-day

Neighborhood of Carrizal in the municipality of Ingenio is celebrating their carnival between 20-31 March.

Mar
22
Fri
2019
Monopol Music Festival – Las Palmas
Mar 22 – Mar 30 all-day
The 19th Las Palmas de Gran Canaria International Film Festival
Mar 22 – Mar 31 all-day
Mar
23
Sat
2019
5th Collectables fair of Gran Canaria – Gáldar
Mar 23 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
5th Collectables fair of Gran Canaria - Gáldar

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.

Potato Fair in Firgas
Mar 23 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Potato Fair in Firgas

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…

 

Musicando – free outdoor concert series
Mar 23 @ 9:00 pm
Musicando - free outdoor concert series

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 

16/3 Caracoles 

23/3 Esther Ovejero ( all about Almodóvar )

13/4 Althay Páez y Julio Pereira 

27/4 Zenet 

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

Mar
24
Sun
2019
Mercadillo de Jinámar
Mar 24 @ 8:00 am – 2:30 pm
San Fernando Second hand market “rastro”
Mar 24 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
San Fernando Second hand market "rastro"

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 – Las Palmas
Mar 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
Mar 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)

 

Mar
25
Mon
2019
Artisans Market of Playa de Mogán: Mercadillo Artesanal de Mogán @ Puerto de Mogán
Mar 25 @ 8:30 am – 2:30 pm
Artisans Market of Playa de Mogán: Mercadillo Artesanal de Mogán @ Puerto de Mogán

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

Day: Monday

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.

Mar
26
Tue
2019
Carnival Costa Mogán
Mar 26 – Mar 31 all-day
Carnival Costa Mogán

Mogan celebrates its Carnival between 26-31 March.

Theme for the Carnival festivities in 2019 is Africa.

Mar
27
Wed
2019
Mercado Tradicional – Vecindario
Mar 27 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Mercado Tradicional - Vecindario

On Wednesdays the TRADITIONAL MARKET in the Recinto Ferial in Vecindario from 8.00 to 14.00 where you can buy fruit, vegetables, sweets, clothes and all kinds of items of different nature.

 

Mar
28
Thu
2019
42nd International Trade Fair of Atlantic
Mar 28 – Mar 31 all-day
42nd International Trade Fair of Atlantic

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

Mercadillo de Gáldar @ Galdar
Mar 28 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Mar
29
Fri
2019
Carnival in Telde
Mar 29 – Apr 7 all-day
Carnival in Telde

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.

6.4 Parade
*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

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