Gáldar is celebrating their main fiesta for the town, in honour of its patron saint, the Fiesta de Santiago de los Caballeros between 28 June – 27 July 2019.
Pilgrimage Offering to Santiago is held on July 20. The procession with an offering to the Patron Saint in which the different districts of the municipality take part along with floats from other municipalities of the island, with the offering of typical produce of Gran Canaria to Santiago Apóstol (Saint James the Apostle). Traditional Pilgrimage offering, Romeria usually starts in Gáldar at 18:00 and travels the historic center of Gáldar to plaza de Santiago
The other big day of the festivities is the eve, July 24 which will have a night of fireworks and a big party.
The main day of festivities 25 July is also a local bank holiday in Gáldar.