Fiestas San Juan, St. John’s Eve – 23 June 2024

It’s San Juan, one of the biggest celebration weekends on Gran Canaria, and throughout Spain, with various festivities for midsummers’ night combining a mixture of traditional fiestas, midnight dips in the sea, lots of music and various rituals, bonfires and fireworks. 

Every municipality and neighbourhood is likely to have a public bonfire on Sunday and some will also allow citizens to have their own, and some will add firework spectacles into the mix. Monday, 24 June is a local bank holiday in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria: Commemoration of the Foundation of the City and a local bank holiday in Artenara, Arucas, Telde, Valsequillo for festivities of San Juan. This weekend offers so much besides San Juan, including Patron Saint festivities and a Romantic night in Tejeda

“Remember that San Juan festivities also mean fireworks on Sunday, so make sure your pets are safe inside and secure as they can be easily scared and try to escape any perceived danger. Keep an eye out for any animals panicking outdoors”


More San Juan events on Gran Canaria coming soon as they are published by the town halls…



Traditionally the municipality has celebrated San Juan in Playa de Mogán. The festive night usually includes a popular barbeque, a show, a bonfire and fireworks spectacle, and a party enlivened by music to end the night.



Playa de Sardina in Gáldar will mark San Juan, with music, water and air fireworks, and the raising of the Blue Flag for the eight consecutive summer, which already has become a classic for this very special night in the coastal neighbourhood. Mariners midsummer festivities in Sardina de Gáldar, the coastal part of the north-western “Royal City”.

Another edition of the ‘Night of San Juan Marinero’ with different activities for the enjoyment of all those who come to Sardina. The night will begin with a parade at 20:00 and starting at 23:00 Línea DJ

At 23:45 the Blue Flag will be raised, a recognition for Gáldar thanks to the environmental quality of the area and the services it offers
Finally, at midnight the traditional water and air fireworks.



is celebrating the Patron Saint festivities John the Baptist, Fiestas San Juan Bautista in the municipality of Arucas.

Sunday 23 June:
09:00-14:00 Km.0 Fair Gran Canaria in Parque de las Flores
at 12:00 ‘Con Alma Mejicana’ a homage to ranchers music (Mexican) by Fabiola Trujillo at Plaza de la Cosntitución
at 21:30 ‘Funambulista’ Concert at Plaza de San Juan
at 00:00 San Juan Firework spectacle from the Montaña de Arucas
00:15 Los 40 POP concert at Plaza de San Juan
00:15 Latin Night at Plaza de la Constitución

Monday 24 June: Feast Day
at 09:00 Eucharist
at 11:00  Eucharistía Solemn, followed by a religious procession with the images of Our Lady of Rosario and John The Baptist
at 20:00 ‘Los 600’ concert at Plaza de San Juan




Barranquillo in #PozoIzquierdo is celebrating a new edition of the Noche de Fuego- event, where for more than 5 hours we will enjoy a lot of music with the Cocouaua children’s show (at 18:00), a tribute to Fito & Fitipaldis (at20:00), the Los Lola concert (at 22:00) and with DJ Promaster 🎧
To finish celebrating the magical Night of San Juan, the sky will be filled with colour with fireworks show spectacle at midnight.

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