Nov
17
Sun
2019
Free museums visits @ Cabildo Museums
Nov 17 – Nov 18 all-day
Nov
24
Sun
2019
Atlantic Rally for Cruisers ARC
Nov 24 all-day
Atlantic Rally for Cruisers ARC

Atlantic Rally for Cruisers – Set sail from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria to the Caribbean
Every November since 1986 the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers has set sail from Las Palmas, bound westward across the Atlantic to the Caribbean. Bringing together yachts from all over the world, the fleet gather in Las Palmas Marina in the heart of the city.

Sailing via the Cape Verdes:
ARC+ will depart Las Palmas de Gran Canaria on Sunday 10 November, sailing to Mindelo, Sao Vincente, Cape Verde for a 3 to 5 day stopover before the restart to Rodney Bay, Saint Lucia on 21 November. A maximum of 75 yachts sail with the ARC+ route.

ARC+ St. Vincent will depart from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria on Sunday 10 November after sharing a pre-departure programme with the ARC+ fleet. They sail to to Mindelo, Sao Vincente, Cape Verde for a 3 to 5 day stopover before crossing the Atlantic bound for Blue Lagoon Marina, St. Vincent restarting on 21 November 2019

Sailing directly to Saint Lucia: THE MAIN FLEET 
The ARC fleet of approximately 200 boats will start their Atlantic adventure on Sunday 24 November sailing directly to Saint Lucia, spending 18-21 days at sea on the classic trade wind route. The ARC offers a two week pre-departure programme, fun competition for cruising sailors, or competitive racing, and a spectacular welcome in Rodney Bay.

more information available at worldcruising.com

Free museums visits @ Cabildo Museums
Nov 24 – Nov 25 all-day
Beach Clean Up – Playa Las Carpinteras, Maspalomas
Nov 24 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Beach Clean Up - Playa Las Carpinteras, Maspalomas

The non profit association Oceans4Life Gran Canaria invites you to the next beach clean: Beach Playa las Carpinteras on Sunday from 11:00.

The Plan is to clean the parking near the beach and the beach & underwater area. Meeting point is at the Parking to share cleaning material and start the activity. Please sign up, its free.
If you wish bring some snorkel and Beach material, so that we can see what we find below the surface.

Nov
29
Fri
2019
Sand Art Nativity / Belén de Arena – Las Canteras, Las Palmas
Nov 29 2019 @ 9:00 am – Jan 7 2020 @ 10:00 pm
Sand Art Nativity / Belén de Arena - Las Canteras, Las Palmas

The Belen de Arena 2019 in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, on Las Canteras Beach, one of the main Christmas references of the city and the island, has once more begun to come to life. A total of 8 international sculptors will start modelling the different traditional Christmas scenes on the 20th of November so that this artistic project of ephemeral sculpture can begin to receive members of the public from the 29th of November 2019.

Where: Plaza Saulo Torón ( La Puntilla end of Las Canteras )

Inauguration: 29 November
Last day / Closes : 7 January
opening hours : Every day 09:00 – 22:00
Exceptions :  24 & 31 of December and 5th of January  09:00- 20:00

Christmas Lighting Triana – Las Palmas
Nov 29 @ 7:00 pm
Christmas Lighting Triana - Las Palmas

The open commercial zone, Triana in the capital, Las Palmas starts the holiday season with the traditional Christmas lighting event at 19:30.

Triana is one of the oldest districts of the city and, in spite of being the first commercial area, is succeeded in adapting to the new times, fashions, and styles throughout the years.
Triana Main Street is a pedestrian area where endless fashion shops, bookstores, electronic devices, and toy stores are at hand. On adjacent streets there are some of the city’s most exclusive boutiques and jewelleries.
Cano Street, San Bernardo Street and Plaza Hurtado de Mendoza, alongside with the streets that link them, complete this shopping area which is also a pleasure to stroll and enjoy the different architectonic styles they comprise.

Dec
1
Sun
2019
Free museums visits @ Cabildo Museums
Dec 1 – Dec 2 all-day
Dec
8
Sun
2019
Free museums visits @ Cabildo Museums
Dec 8 – Dec 9 all-day
Dec
10
Tue
2019
Gran Canaria Pro-Am SUP Surf World Cup – Las Palmas
Dec 10 – Dec 19 all-day

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria will host a prestigious World Championship Tour Stand Up Surfing event from the 10th – 19th December, with a nine day holding period allowing athletes to capitalize on the best surf through the holding period. With Open Trials competition to decide the final 4 spots in the Main Event, followed by the spectacular Surf competition from the World’s Best.

The Gran Canaria Pro-Am SUP Race is also the last stop of the Canary Championship.

Las Canteras Beach extends from La Puntilla to the Alfredo Kraus Concert Hall, a three-kilometre walk where different areas, each with its own characteristics, can be enjoyed: La Cícer (a surfers’ paradise), Peña La Vieja (with a rocky area full of sea life), Playa Chica and Muro Marrero (the most familiar area), Playa Grande (the birthplace of tourism in the Canaries), and La Puntilla (local fishermen’s las spot).


Also in Las Palmas :

Gran Canaria Pro-Am SUP Race inflatable World Games
SUP infl World Games 14/12 & 15/12 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria – Las Canteras- sport zone

Beach race on Saturday 14th of December
Long distance race on sunday 15th of December

Dec
15
Sun
2019
Free museums visits @ Cabildo Museums
Dec 15 – Dec 16 all-day
Dec
22
Sun
2019
Free museums visits @ Cabildo Museums
Dec 22 – Dec 23 all-day
Dec
29
Sun
2019
Free museums visits @ Cabildo Museums
Dec 29 – Dec 30 all-day
Jan
26
Sun
2020
The Clean Walk with The Market Puerto Rico
Jan 26 @ 10:30 am
The Clean Walk with The Market Puerto Rico

Ocean4Life Gran Canaria is organizing a 5 km Clean Walk from the Playa de Cura shopping centre to The Market Puerto Rico.

There are options to join the walk along the route at 1km checkpoints so everyone of any level of fitness can join.

There will be a plogging group who will jog the 5 km route collecting trash along the way.

The meeting point will be Playa de Cura CC where you can park all of your cars.

T-shirts and gloves and litter picking bags will be provided.

Upon arrival to The Market Puerto Rico there will be water provided for free. If you wish to have a sit down lunch. the Market Puerto Rico  will provide a full lunch buffet for only 5 euros per volunteer.

The Market Puerto Rico will provide a free bus back to Playa de Cura CC after the lunch.

There will be litter collecting points at each 1km so we can dispose of litter along the way. This will be collected by the town hall.

Feb
7
Fri
2020
Carnival Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 2020
Feb 7 – Mar 1 all-day

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria celebrates Carnival between 7 February to 1 March 2020.

The allegory is “Érase una vez”, Once upon a time.

The world of stories, whether childrens or adults’, is based on universal literature or television series that deconstruct mythical characters, such as the popular “Once Upon a Time”, or invent new universes, will bring color, fun and endless possibilities to the devotees of folk tales, the work of Hans Christian Andersen, The Brothers Grimm or Perrault as well as the followers of television sagas based on their stories.

 

Mar
15
Sun
2020
Carnival Carrizal 2020 – Ingenio
Mar 15 – Mar 29 all-day
Carnival Carrizal 2020 - Ingenio

The neighbourhood of Carrizal in the municipality of Ingenio offers a very unique carnival experience. The Carnival is held on Playa Burrero between 15-29 March 2020

‘El Carnaval de Carrizal, Un Carnaval Tan Genial’.  Theme is Aladdin 

Jul
10
Fri
2020
Big Bang Vintage Festival – Las Palmas
Jul 10 – Jul 12 all-day
Big Bang Vintage Festival - Las Palmas

Reserve your holidays for #BigBangVintageFestival
2020 July 10, 11 and 12
San Telmo Park
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

3 days of rock and roll, art and culture from the 40s, 50s and 60s.
Live concerts, djs, burlesque shows, dance workshops, vintage market, tattoo, kustom, barbershop, theme parties, contests, food trucks, tiki bar, classic motor, thematic talks, book presentations, children’s shows and much more …

Organiza La Brújula ocio y cultura