Category Archives: Events & Leisure

A hand picked selection of events, activities and days out, fun for all the family. The Canary guide to what´s on around the island of Gran Canaria.

A cool stroll through Gran Canaria´s beautiful and historic Finca Condal

Looking to cool off in the midsummer heat?  Did you know that the traditional old houses of the past on Gran Canaria were designed specifically to be cool inside?  If you are looking for some real cultural history, rustic elegance or simply a change from the pool side buffets and…

The Canary San Juan Weekend tips 23-25 June’17

A scorching hot weekend ahead with bonfires across the island from Friday celebrating the midsummer, the longest day of the year, exactly six months before Christmas. San Juan, the summer solstice , and midsummer days are celebrated here with fires on the hillsides and huge gatherings across the islands. Pretty…

The Canary Weekend Tips 16-18 June’17

Just one week to go before midsummer night (known locally as San Juan) and there are plenty of goings on to explore and see over this coming weekend. The harvest fair in El Tablero will bring a traditional touch to the south, with foundational celebrations going on in the capital,…

Why is Maspalomas delaying water park?

It´s been a busy week with regard to El Veril and Siam Park Maspalomas with questions being asked about

The Canary Weekend Tips 9-11 June’17

The second weekend of June and Summer is here already. There are plenty of events happening

Events: Foundation of Las Palmas festivities

June 24, 1478 an army, commanded by Captain Juan Rejón sent by the Crown of Castile

San Fernando night of Wine & Tapas

The Fiestas de San Fernando de Maspalomas will celebrate a Night of Wines

The Canary Weekend Tips 2-4 June’17

First weekend of June and its looking marvellous on Gran Canaria. The summer

FREE Summer Yoga in South of Gran Canaria

There will be free summer yoga once again on San Bartolomé de Tirajana’s

The XIX Circuito Maspalomas Golf Cup

Sunday May 28 marks the start of the XIX Circuito Maspalomas Golf

Events: San Fernando fiestas 25 May-4 June

The festivities in honour of San Fernando de Maspalomas will start on Thursday 25th of May

The Canary Weekend Tips 19-21 May’17

The hot weather this week looks set to continue in to the weekend, and there are lots

Int’l SPAR Congress Gran Canaria

Nearly 400 SPAR delegates from around the world have come to the island

“Miss Summer International” pageant

San Bartolomé de Tirajana will play host to the parading of more than 15 young women 

Events: ‘Maspalomas Music Festival’ August

Three days filled with music are being planned for the first ‘Maspalomas Music Festival’

Mogán Council close and fine four bars

In Mogán town hall on Tuesday an “extraordinary and urgent” plenary council session

The Saint: Las Palmas V Barcalona

    14/5/17 Las Palmas entertain the mighty Barça for their last home game of the season.

The Canary Weekend Tips 12-14 May

Another lovely May weekend ahead with some amazing events going on including the FIMAR

Events: Motor Grande & Puerto Rico Fiestas

Motor Grande & Puerto Rico de Gran Canaria, in the municipality of Mogán, are having

Events: Sea Fair FIMAR in Las Palmas

The International Sea Fair begins this Friday in Las Palmas. The fair includes 91 companies

Two shopping mall plans for Puerto Rico

The Municipality of Mogán apparently closed the 2016 fiscal year with a budget

The Canary Weekend Tips 5-7 May’17

First weekend in May ahead with plenty of events, fiestas and groovy happenings

The Canary Awards – May 6th, Puerto Rico

60 Businesses, Community Organisations and Individuals were shortlisted by English speakers

The Canary Weekend Tips 28-30 April’17

Long weekend ahead … again, with Monday May 1st being a day off.  Labour Day