Some of the local markets on Gran Canaria has been suspended for the time being. The Canary Islands Ministry of Health decided on Saturday, the 16th January, after analysing the evolution of epidemiological indicators to raise the alert level on the island of Gran Canaria to level 3 with effect from 00:00 on Monday, January 18.

The municipality of Teror has temporarily suspended their weekend market.

This idyllic market transforms the surroundings of the Basilica del Pino, the home of the patron saint of Gran Canaria ‘Our Lady of the Pine’, to a picture perfect place to visit. ‘El Mercadillo de Teror’ is one of the oldest street markets in the Canary Islands with two centuries of history.

The municipality of San Bartolomé de Tirajana has temporarily suspended the popular farmers’ market and the second hand market, Rastro.

The Town hall of Mogán suspended municipal markets in Arguineguín, Puerto Rico and Playa de Mogán already back in March 2020.

Santa Lucía has temporarily suspended their Wednesday market.

However, the Monday fruit market and the biweekly farmers’ market at La Karpa are maintained and will remain open.

Next Saturday market at La Karpa is on 30 January 2020.