Fiestas Patronales San Mateo 2019
Aug 31 – Sep 27 all-day

Vega de San Mateo celebrate their patronal festivities between 31/8 to 27/9 , in honour of the Apostol. The main weekend with the main celebrations  20-22 September, with romeria, cattle fair and religious procession and Drag Queen Gala.

You can see the full program for the festivities here ( in Spanish )

On Friday eucharist at 19:00 at the church and is followed by traditional romería, a pilgrimage offering at Plaza del Pino at 20:00. The evening continues with a big party until 03:30 at Plaza del Mercado.

On Saturday, the cattle fair at 08:00 at the parking lot of the sport center. At 09:00 Mass of the romeros and is followed by a religious procession at 12:00.
There is a Cattle parade at Plaza del Pino at 13:30 going front of the image of the saint.
Carrera de caballos”, a horse race at 17:00 on Avenida Tinamar.
Grand Drag Queen gala at 21:00 at Plaza del Mercado ( entry : 1kg of non perishable item )
At 22:30 a fiesta of Three Decades will feature the performances from popular music groups “Los 600”, “Ni un Pelo de Tonto” and “Los “Salvapantallas” in addition to the later music selections of DJ Promaster and Ballet Sensación. The party is set to last until 4:30 am. ( entry : 1kg of non perishable item ).

Sunday dance at 11:00-15:30 at Plaza del Mercado with Los Gofiones with the group ‘Luz de Luna’

Arucas y el Mar 2019
Sep 19 – Oct 4 all-day

The Department of the Environment of Arucas town hall has created an initiative ‘Arucas and the sea 2019’, held  between 19.9.-4.10

During these days, different environmental activities will be carried out, including talks, workshops, cleaning of the coast and seabed, rescue drill, informational stands, recreational and sports activities, school activities, as well as a fair … and all with the aim of promoting and raising awareness about Respect and care for the marine environment.

Festival International de la Paz – Las Palmas
Sep 20 @ 7:00 pm – Sep 22 @ 7:00 pm
Festival International de la Paz - Las Palmas

The 2st International Solidarity Festival on Gran Canaria in Las Palmas and Las Canteras area, celebrating World Day for Peace and Non-Violence declared by the UN, where non-profit associations will participate, institutions and personalities from the cultural, political, religious, educational, artistic, social and health sectors with the presence of Ricard Rotllan, one of the disciples of His Holiness Dalai Lama. With various activities such as parades, workshops, concerts, talks, solidarity march, release of turtles etc.

Highlights :
On Friday, inauguration at 20:00 and a concert at 22:00
On Saturday “The solidary march” from 11:00 ‘for World Peace’ on Paseo de Las Canteras ( leaving from Hotel Reina Isabel) with the participation of people from different cultures, associations and social federations. Music and folk dancing at 13:00 and Turtle release at 14:00. Actuaciones Musicales Solidarias + Herramientas para el Desarrollo Personal +Danzas del Mundo + Meditaciones + Yoga + Recitales+ Discursos starting at 15:30 and in the evening at 22:00 Latin concert show
On Sunday, a solidarity football game at Estadio de fútbol Juan Guedes (in Tamaraceite, Las Palmas). Event starts at 14:00

Full program in Spanish :

Viernes 20 de Septiembre 2019

19:00 h. Banda MAD 214 del IES Poeta Tomás Morales: Proyecto de Educación en Valores

20:00 h. Inauguración del Festival con cantos emblemáticos y lectura del Manifiesto de la Paz con Invitados Institucionales.

20:30 h. Diálogo y Rezos Interreligiosos, entre ellos, Ricard Rotlan, Discípulo del Dalai Lama

22:00 h. Concierto del grupo “Estrella Latina”, festejando la nueva “Cultura de Paz”.

Sábado 21 de Septiembre 2019

11:00 h. Pasacalle “Marcha Solidaria por la Paz Mundial” con batucada desde el Hotel Reina Isabel con colectivos de diversa índole mostrando la unión de la ciudadanía con nuestro lema “Unión en la Diversidad – Desde Canarias al Mundo por la Paz”.

12:00 h. Fomentaremos la “Fuerza de la Unión” entre todas las personas y colectivos, transmitiendo sus mensajes individuales y grupales por la Paz en nuestro escenario en la Plaza de la Puntilla.

13:00 h. Grupo Folklórico Canario, fomentando la solidaridad entre pueblos y celebrando las sinergias creadas por la Paz.

14:00 h. Suelta de tortugas y concienciación medioambiental, entre otros: “Fridays 4 Future” , el nuevo “Movimiento Canario por la Emergencia Climática” y la “Coordinadora de las ONGD de Canarias“, transmitiendo los “Objetivos del Desarrollo Sostenible de la Agenda 2030.”

15:30 h. Actuaciones Musicales Solidarias + Herramientas para el Desarrollo Personal +Danzas del Mundo + Meditaciones + Yoga + Recitales+ Discursos

22:00 h. Concierto latino de cierre, uniendo a todos los participantes y colectivos, festejando la nueva “Cultura de Paz”.

Domingo 22 de Septiembre 2019: Estadio de fútbol Juan Guedes (Tamaraceite, Las Palmas)

14:00. Inauguración y Celebración del “I Partido Solidario de Fútbol por la Paz”.

15:00 h. 2 Partidos Solidarios de “Fútbol por la Paz” con equipos de Latino América y África dentro de la Semifinal del “Mundial de Integración”.

18:00-19:00 Clausura del Acto con entrega de trofeos por la Paz.

Boda Expo
Sep 21 – Sep 22 all-day
Boda Expo

Boda Expo, the biggest wedding fair on Gran Canaria returns to INFECAR.

Usually from 10:00-20:00 on both days, with the most important pret-a-porter bridal walkway in the Canaries.

If you are getting married, planning to or just love all the wedding stuff,  you can not miss this. Many of the exhibitors will also have exclusive offers for BodaExpo.

VIII Festival Costa Norte – Villa de Moya
Sep 28 – Sep 29 all-day

The 8th edition of the “North Coast” Festival in the municipality of Moya on Saturday and Sunday. The coastal areas of El Altillo and El Pagador will be the stage of this festival.  Activities, fair and music, a lot of music.

A festive cultural event aimed for the whole family.  This unique Festival offers various activities aimed at the general public, from the little ones with the inflatables, workshops, foam party, etc., to the adults with the craft and commercial fair, concerts and performances of different tastes and styles from popular music groups .


World Tourism Day celebrations – Teror
Sep 29 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
World Tourism Day celebrations - Teror


Teror hosts the World Tourism day celebrations for the North of Gran Canaria. Full day of celebrations and activities.
There is a Fair from 10:00-14:00 with stands of Town halls. Institutional act for the day on Calle Real at 12:30 . Traditional games at 11:00 at Plaza Nuestra Señora del Pino. Folk music and dance at 13:00 on Plaza Nuestra Señora del Pino. Tasting of local products at 13:30 on Calle Real.

IV Pet Fair , Parque Sur Maspalomas
Oct 19 @ 11:00 am – Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm
IV Pet Fair , Parque Sur Maspalomas

IV Feria de Mascotas, Parque Sur Maspalomas

The 4rd edition of the much anticipated Maspalomas Pet Fair is happening on Saturday and Sunday 19-20 October in the beautiful surroundings of Parque Sur de Maspalomas. The fair include among other things exhibitions, workshops, competitions, training, gastronomy area,  a “Belcando Pool party”, a pool for our 4-legged friends to have a great time and be cool.

WOMAD – Las Palmas
Nov 7 – Nov 10 all-day
WOMAD - Las Palmas

El WOMAD (World Of Music And Dance) returns to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. From 7 to 10 November 2019 in Parque Santa Catalina

WOMAD – World of Music, Arts & Dance in Santa Catalina park, Las Palmas.
A project originally conceived by Peter Gabriel, the first WOMAD was held in the fields of Shepton Mallet in England, 1982. Since then, WOMAD has celebrated festivals in over 30 countries, allowing a collective audience that counts millions who have enjoyed the  eclectic experience.

Market, music, workshops and more …

XXV Artisan Fair – Parque de San Telmo, Las Palmas
Jan 2 @ 10:00 am – Jan 5 @ 9:00 pm
XXV Artisan Fair -  Parque de San Telmo, Las Palmas

Handicraft Fair held every year in Parque San Telmo during Christmas time and just before “Reyes de Magos” celebrations.

The fair, 2-5 January 2020, is open every day between 10:00-21:00 and on eve, the 5 Jan until midnight. With around 105 artisans participating and is enlivened by musical performances, this is one to go and experience during the holiday season.

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