May
18
Sat
2019
Patron saint celebrations in honour of Maria Auxiliadora – Motor Grande, Puerto Rico
May 18 – May 25 all-day

Fiestas Patronales María Auxiliadora in Motor Grande ( Puerto Rico ( Mogán)

The local patron saint celebrations in honour of Maria Auxiliadora, (Mary the helper of Christians) start on Friday 18th of May in Motor Grande. Offering the nearest this little native enclave on the south coast has to a traditional romeria (pilgrimage),  which is on Saturday, the 25th May.

Jun
1
Sat
2019
FREE “Museums Weekend” Museos en finde @ Cabildo Museums
Jun 1 – Jun 2 all-day

Museos en finde 

The history of Gran Canaria is on display in an extensive network of museums where the thousand ingredients that made the island a conclave of different cultures are all mixed together.

Pre-hispanic mummies, ancient ships and contemporary art. Great writers, painters and musicians. Architecture, indigenous ceramics, sculpture and an ocean of history.

The Island Government Cabildo de Gran Canaria’s network of museums open their doors every first weekend of the month for FREE visits.

Casa de Colón in Las Palmas: Saturday 10:00-18.00 and Sunday 10:00-15:00
Casa-Museo Pérez Galdós in Las Palmas:  Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00
Casa-Museo Tomás Morales in Moya : Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00
Casa-Museo León y Castillo in Telde : Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00.
Casa-Museo Antonio Padrón. Centro de Arte Indigenista, in Gáldar : Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00
Museo y Parque Arqueológico Cueva Pintada in Gáldar : Saturday 10:00-18:00 and Sunday 11:00-18:00, last visit 16:30, limited spaces.

For a more extensive list of Gran Canaria museums click this link to check out the main tourist board pages

 

Jun
5
Wed
2019
Fisaldo, The Fair of Opportunities
Jun 5 – Jun 9 all-day
Fisaldo, The Fair of Opportunities

The 20th edition of Fisaldo, the fair of opportunities. The fair is promoted by the Cabildo de Gran Canaria and organized by INFECAR, consolidates its presence in the trade fair agenda with this twentieth edition. A must for all those who want to buy quality products at the best prices in the market.

Textile, Footwear, Accessories, Furniture, Decoration, Used Vehicles, Sports, etc.

Jun
8
Sat
2019
Motor Show of El Sebadal
Jun 8 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Motor Show of El Sebadal

Almost one hundred cars and motorcycles, and then some, will take part in the third Motor Show of El Sebadal, “Feria del Moto” the area located on the little of spit of land just north of the capital known as La Isleta, by the port of Las Palmas. Also present will be various auxiliary companies and services offering workshops and other services.

If your current vehicle needs any kind of revision, change of tire, spare, or you have a mechanical breakdown, you can consult with the automotive service companies at the fair. Without forgetting that Saturday is also a day to be with family, the fair will offer a daycare centre, for children to enjoy the day while their families can see or drive their future vehicle, and for the not so small and adults, diverse activities will be offered in various forms of entertainment, gastronomy, etc.

The Motor show is from 10:00 to 14:30.

Romería San Antonio El Chico – Pueblo de Mogán
Jun 8 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Romería San Antonio El Chico - Pueblo de Mogán

The main street in Pueblo de Mogán will be decorated in June to celebrate the local patron saint festivities. The San Antonio El Chico- festivities program integrates tradition, culture, sports, leisure with the participation of many residents in the organisation of activities.

The program of festivities includes musical shows and activities for children, traditional children’s games, traditional games for adults, comedy shows, fiestas and concerts.

On Saturday 8 June 2019, Romeria, the pilgrimage will be offered to San Antonio El Chico ( Saint Anthony, the boy) , in which numerous old fashioned carts, parrandas and groupings of locals all dressed in traditional costume will participate. Usually starting at 19:00.
It is important to remember that all people who attend this pilgrimage “respect the tradition and go properly dressed in traditional clothing.” Thus, those people who do not wear traditional clothing will be required to stay outside the margins defined for the route of the pilgrimage.

Jun
14
Fri
2019
XXII Feria de la Zafra – Harvest Fair in El Tablero
Jun 14 – Jun 15 all-day
XXII Feria de la Zafra - Harvest Fair in El Tablero

The neighbourhood of El Tablero will celebrate their XXII Feria de La Zafra on Friday 14 and Saturday 15 June.

Organised by the San Bartolomé de Tirajana town hall’s department of Culture and Action, the Harvest Fair is held every year as a cultural and festive event with the double objective of honouring the memory of the pioneer residents and, also, remembering the importance of the agricultural work that they carried out to earn their livelihood.

sample of local handicrafts, children’s craft workshops, traditional Canarian games, exhibition and sale of gastronomic produce, a reading corner, exhibitions of the native stick play and martial arts and the famous shepherd’s leap used for centuries by goat herders to cross this island’s mountainous terrain, separate workshops of chácaras and drums and of creation of rag dolls will also play a novel role alongside typical and traditional snacks of the harvest.

Jun
23
Sun
2019
Artisan Fair Arucas
Jun 23 – Jun 24 all-day
Artisan Fair Arucas

Artisan Fair at the Parque Municipal (“Parque de las Flores”) Sunday and Monday 23-24 June 2019. Monday is also a local bank holiday in the municipality of Arucas.

Arucas is celebrating their Patron Saint festivities in honour of San Juan Bautista.

Jul
5
Fri
2019
Fiestas del Carmen Arguineguin 2019
Jul 5 – Jul 16 all-day
Fiestas del Carmen Arguineguin 2019

The Fiestas del Carmen program will include a wide variety of religious, traditional, cultural and festive events for everyone. Aquatics, sports, youth and children’s activities, traditional games, concerts, even the now traditional “lowering of the branch” a ritual offering dating back to pre-christian conquest, and of course the main “Romería” pilgrimage processions; all topped off by the annual highlight of maritime processions between Arguineguín and Puerto de Mogán.

La Virgen del Carmen” is the patron saint of sailors, and her feast day is observed in the main Mogán fishing towns of Arguineguín and Puerto de Mogán. The maritime procession and religious service close the annual celebrations which include a variety of events, with one of the highlights being the “Bajada de la Rama” (the lowering of the branch) a tradition unique to the islands, embodied most fervently in the north west of Gran Canaria’s eponymous annual fiestas in Agaete each August, but nowadays prevalent in so many other island fiestas in coastal communities, whereby a tree branch is carried through the streets, to the sound of music and revelry, before being lowered into the sea as a prayer for autumn rains and for fertility.

There will be religious ceremonies and a terrestrial “Romería” procession, where sailors dressed in white carry the revered statue of the virgin up to Marañuelas Beach, to pray a rosary.

The major event of the celebrations, and the most famous, is the annual maritime procession, when the statue of Our Lady The Virgin is taken form the port of Arguineguín to the port of Mogán followed by a huge array of fishing boats and leisure craft, with a return journey being completed the following Sunday.

On that day, sailors and fishermen decorate their boats, in order to celebrate their big day to the rhythm of the music bands, the noise of the motors of the boats and the sound of people enjoying themselves. The most picturesque part of this procession is when the two statues meet on arrival to the fishing port of Mogán. Afterwards there is a procession up to the town square, where there is dancing to the live brass band, and later the procession returns to their starting point. The following week the fiestas continue in Playa de Mogán, also in honour of Nuestra Señora del Carmen, following the same maritime route but in the other direction, from Puerto de Mogán to Arguineguín.

The main Romería, the pilgrimage to the Virgen del Carmen de Arguineguín is one of the events that attracts a lot of residents and visitors.

In 2019, Tuesday, the 16th is the Day of Our Lady of Carmen is celebrated, which is also a bank holiday in the municipality of Mogán.

TOTEM. Cirque du Soleil
Jul 5 – Aug 4 all-day
TOTEM. Cirque du Soleil

The most famous circus in Meloneras, just next to ExpoMeloners from 5 July – 4 August 2019.

TOTEM :  Journey into the Evolution of Mankind

TOTEM follows the human species from original amphibian state to ultimate desire to fly. The characters evolve on a stage, evoking a giant turtle, the symbol of origin for many ancient civilizations. TOTEM explores the ties that bind Man to other species, his dreams and his infinite potential.

Jul
6
Sat
2019
FREE “Museums Weekend” Museos en finde @ Cabildo Museums
Jul 6 – Jul 7 all-day

Museos en finde 

The history of Gran Canaria is on display in an extensive network of museums where the thousand ingredients that made the island a conclave of different cultures are all mixed together.

Pre-hispanic mummies, ancient ships and contemporary art. Great writers, painters and musicians. Architecture, indigenous ceramics, sculpture and an ocean of history.

The Island Government Cabildo de Gran Canaria’s network of museums open their doors every first weekend of the month for FREE visits.

Casa de Colón in Las Palmas: Saturday 10:00-18.00 and Sunday 10:00-15:00
Casa-Museo Pérez Galdós in Las Palmas:  Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00
Casa-Museo Tomás Morales in Moya : Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00
Casa-Museo León y Castillo in Telde : Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00.
Casa-Museo Antonio Padrón. Centro de Arte Indigenista, in Gáldar : Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00
Museo y Parque Arqueológico Cueva Pintada in Gáldar : Saturday 10:00-18:00 and Sunday 11:00-18:00, last visit 16:30, limited spaces.

For a more extensive list of Gran Canaria museums click this link to check out the main tourist board pages

 

Jul
26
Fri
2019
Maspalomas Costa Canaria Soul Festival
Jul 26 – Jul 28 all-day
Maspalomas Costa Canaria Soul Festival

The 5th edition of the Soul Festival in Maspalomas on the beautiful beach of San Agustin. 2019 edition is dedicated none other than the ”Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin.

Aug
3
Sat
2019
FREE “Museums Weekend” Museos en finde @ Cabildo Museums
Aug 3 – Aug 4 all-day

Museos en finde 

The history of Gran Canaria is on display in an extensive network of museums where the thousand ingredients that made the island a conclave of different cultures are all mixed together.

Pre-hispanic mummies, ancient ships and contemporary art. Great writers, painters and musicians. Architecture, indigenous ceramics, sculpture and an ocean of history.

The Island Government Cabildo de Gran Canaria’s network of museums open their doors every first weekend of the month for FREE visits.

Casa de Colón in Las Palmas: Saturday 10:00-18.00 and Sunday 10:00-15:00
Casa-Museo Pérez Galdós in Las Palmas:  Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00
Casa-Museo Tomás Morales in Moya : Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00
Casa-Museo León y Castillo in Telde : Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00.
Casa-Museo Antonio Padrón. Centro de Arte Indigenista, in Gáldar : Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00
Museo y Parque Arqueológico Cueva Pintada in Gáldar : Saturday 10:00-18:00 and Sunday 11:00-18:00, last visit 16:30, limited spaces.

For a more extensive list of Gran Canaria museums click this link to check out the main tourist board pages

 

Sep
7
Sat
2019
FREE “Museums Weekend” Museos en finde @ Cabildo Museums
Sep 7 – Sep 8 all-day

Museos en finde 

The history of Gran Canaria is on display in an extensive network of museums where the thousand ingredients that made the island a conclave of different cultures are all mixed together.

Pre-hispanic mummies, ancient ships and contemporary art. Great writers, painters and musicians. Architecture, indigenous ceramics, sculpture and an ocean of history.

The Island Government Cabildo de Gran Canaria’s network of museums open their doors every first weekend of the month for FREE visits.

Casa de Colón in Las Palmas: Saturday 10:00-18.00 and Sunday 10:00-15:00
Casa-Museo Pérez Galdós in Las Palmas:  Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00
Casa-Museo Tomás Morales in Moya : Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00
Casa-Museo León y Castillo in Telde : Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00.
Casa-Museo Antonio Padrón. Centro de Arte Indigenista, in Gáldar : Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00
Museo y Parque Arqueológico Cueva Pintada in Gáldar : Saturday 10:00-18:00 and Sunday 11:00-18:00, last visit 16:30, limited spaces.

For a more extensive list of Gran Canaria museums click this link to check out the main tourist board pages

 

Oct
5
Sat
2019
FREE “Museums Weekend” Museos en finde @ Cabildo Museums
Oct 5 – Oct 6 all-day

Museos en finde 

The history of Gran Canaria is on display in an extensive network of museums where the thousand ingredients that made the island a conclave of different cultures are all mixed together.

Pre-hispanic mummies, ancient ships and contemporary art. Great writers, painters and musicians. Architecture, indigenous ceramics, sculpture and an ocean of history.

The Island Government Cabildo de Gran Canaria’s network of museums open their doors every first weekend of the month for FREE visits.

Casa de Colón in Las Palmas: Saturday 10:00-18.00 and Sunday 10:00-15:00
Casa-Museo Pérez Galdós in Las Palmas:  Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00
Casa-Museo Tomás Morales in Moya : Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00
Casa-Museo León y Castillo in Telde : Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00.
Casa-Museo Antonio Padrón. Centro de Arte Indigenista, in Gáldar : Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00
Museo y Parque Arqueológico Cueva Pintada in Gáldar : Saturday 10:00-18:00 and Sunday 11:00-18:00, last visit 16:30, limited spaces.

For a more extensive list of Gran Canaria museums click this link to check out the main tourist board pages

 

Nov
2
Sat
2019
FREE “Museums Weekend” Museos en finde @ Cabildo Museums
Nov 2 – Nov 3 all-day

Museos en finde 

The history of Gran Canaria is on display in an extensive network of museums where the thousand ingredients that made the island a conclave of different cultures are all mixed together.

Pre-hispanic mummies, ancient ships and contemporary art. Great writers, painters and musicians. Architecture, indigenous ceramics, sculpture and an ocean of history.

The Island Government Cabildo de Gran Canaria’s network of museums open their doors every first weekend of the month for FREE visits.

Casa de Colón in Las Palmas: Saturday 10:00-18.00 and Sunday 10:00-15:00
Casa-Museo Pérez Galdós in Las Palmas:  Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00
Casa-Museo Tomás Morales in Moya : Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00
Casa-Museo León y Castillo in Telde : Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00.
Casa-Museo Antonio Padrón. Centro de Arte Indigenista, in Gáldar : Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00
Museo y Parque Arqueológico Cueva Pintada in Gáldar : Saturday 10:00-18:00 and Sunday 11:00-18:00, last visit 16:30, limited spaces.

For a more extensive list of Gran Canaria museums click this link to check out the main tourist board pages

 

Dec
7
Sat
2019
FREE “Museums Weekend” Museos en finde @ Cabildo Museums
Dec 7 – Dec 8 all-day

Museos en finde 

The history of Gran Canaria is on display in an extensive network of museums where the thousand ingredients that made the island a conclave of different cultures are all mixed together.

Pre-hispanic mummies, ancient ships and contemporary art. Great writers, painters and musicians. Architecture, indigenous ceramics, sculpture and an ocean of history.

The Island Government Cabildo de Gran Canaria’s network of museums open their doors every first weekend of the month for FREE visits.

Casa de Colón in Las Palmas: Saturday 10:00-18.00 and Sunday 10:00-15:00
Casa-Museo Pérez Galdós in Las Palmas:  Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00
Casa-Museo Tomás Morales in Moya : Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00
Casa-Museo León y Castillo in Telde : Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00.
Casa-Museo Antonio Padrón. Centro de Arte Indigenista, in Gáldar : Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00
Museo y Parque Arqueológico Cueva Pintada in Gáldar : Saturday 10:00-18:00 and Sunday 11:00-18:00, last visit 16:30, limited spaces.

For a more extensive list of Gran Canaria museums click this link to check out the main tourist board pages

 

Jan
4
Sat
2020
FREE “Museums Weekend” Museos en finde @ Cabildo Museums
Jan 4 – Jan 5 all-day

Museos en finde 

The history of Gran Canaria is on display in an extensive network of museums where the thousand ingredients that made the island a conclave of different cultures are all mixed together.

Pre-hispanic mummies, ancient ships and contemporary art. Great writers, painters and musicians. Architecture, indigenous ceramics, sculpture and an ocean of history.

The Island Government Cabildo de Gran Canaria’s network of museums open their doors every first weekend of the month for FREE visits.

Casa de Colón in Las Palmas: Saturday 10:00-18.00 and Sunday 10:00-15:00
Casa-Museo Pérez Galdós in Las Palmas:  Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00
Casa-Museo Tomás Morales in Moya : Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00
Casa-Museo León y Castillo in Telde : Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00.
Casa-Museo Antonio Padrón. Centro de Arte Indigenista, in Gáldar : Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00
Museo y Parque Arqueológico Cueva Pintada in Gáldar : Saturday 10:00-18:00 and Sunday 11:00-18:00, last visit 16:30, limited spaces.

For a more extensive list of Gran Canaria museums click this link to check out the main tourist board pages

 

Feb
1
Sat
2020
FREE “Museums Weekend” Museos en finde @ Cabildo Museums
Feb 1 – Feb 2 all-day

Museos en finde 

The history of Gran Canaria is on display in an extensive network of museums where the thousand ingredients that made the island a conclave of different cultures are all mixed together.

Pre-hispanic mummies, ancient ships and contemporary art. Great writers, painters and musicians. Architecture, indigenous ceramics, sculpture and an ocean of history.

The Island Government Cabildo de Gran Canaria’s network of museums open their doors every first weekend of the month for FREE visits.

Casa de Colón in Las Palmas: Saturday 10:00-18.00 and Sunday 10:00-15:00
Casa-Museo Pérez Galdós in Las Palmas:  Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00
Casa-Museo Tomás Morales in Moya : Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00
Casa-Museo León y Castillo in Telde : Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00.
Casa-Museo Antonio Padrón. Centro de Arte Indigenista, in Gáldar : Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00
Museo y Parque Arqueológico Cueva Pintada in Gáldar : Saturday 10:00-18:00 and Sunday 11:00-18:00, last visit 16:30, limited spaces.

For a more extensive list of Gran Canaria museums click this link to check out the main tourist board pages

 

Mar
7
Sat
2020
FREE “Museums Weekend” Museos en finde @ Cabildo Museums
Mar 7 – Mar 8 all-day

Museos en finde 

The history of Gran Canaria is on display in an extensive network of museums where the thousand ingredients that made the island a conclave of different cultures are all mixed together.

Pre-hispanic mummies, ancient ships and contemporary art. Great writers, painters and musicians. Architecture, indigenous ceramics, sculpture and an ocean of history.

The Island Government Cabildo de Gran Canaria’s network of museums open their doors every first weekend of the month for FREE visits.

Casa de Colón in Las Palmas: Saturday 10:00-18.00 and Sunday 10:00-15:00
Casa-Museo Pérez Galdós in Las Palmas:  Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00
Casa-Museo Tomás Morales in Moya : Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00
Casa-Museo León y Castillo in Telde : Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00.
Casa-Museo Antonio Padrón. Centro de Arte Indigenista, in Gáldar : Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00
Museo y Parque Arqueológico Cueva Pintada in Gáldar : Saturday 10:00-18:00 and Sunday 11:00-18:00, last visit 16:30, limited spaces.

For a more extensive list of Gran Canaria museums click this link to check out the main tourist board pages

 

Apr
4
Sat
2020
FREE “Museums Weekend” Museos en finde @ Cabildo Museums
Apr 4 – Apr 5 all-day

Museos en finde 

The history of Gran Canaria is on display in an extensive network of museums where the thousand ingredients that made the island a conclave of different cultures are all mixed together.

Pre-hispanic mummies, ancient ships and contemporary art. Great writers, painters and musicians. Architecture, indigenous ceramics, sculpture and an ocean of history.

The Island Government Cabildo de Gran Canaria’s network of museums open their doors every first weekend of the month for FREE visits.

Casa de Colón in Las Palmas: Saturday 10:00-18.00 and Sunday 10:00-15:00
Casa-Museo Pérez Galdós in Las Palmas:  Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00
Casa-Museo Tomás Morales in Moya : Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00
Casa-Museo León y Castillo in Telde : Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00.
Casa-Museo Antonio Padrón. Centro de Arte Indigenista, in Gáldar : Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00
Museo y Parque Arqueológico Cueva Pintada in Gáldar : Saturday 10:00-18:00 and Sunday 11:00-18:00, last visit 16:30, limited spaces.

For a more extensive list of Gran Canaria museums click this link to check out the main tourist board pages