This year marks the 543rd Anniversary of the foundation of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain’s first Atlantic City colony. From its origins on June 24th 1478, first named  El Real de las Tres Palmas (The Royal Town of the Three Palms), the city celebrates the anniversary of its foundation every summer with an intense program of cultural activities and open-air shows. This is the festivities aren’t as vibrant as usually but there are still plenty of events happening to go and enjoy, all with prior registration.

All events are free but requires a pre-reservation. Tickets will be made available to the public every Friday prior to the celebration of the week’s events at

On Friday, June 4 , Pregón, proclamation and the opening gala at 20:30 at Plaza de Santa Ana. at 21:00 spectacle ‘Estrellas de la danza’ with the Symphony Orchestra of Las Palmas.

Admission (free of charge) to the events you can do at
You can see the full program for this year festivities ( in Spanish ) HERE