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.

The Canary weekend tips 21-23 August

This weekend has a whole raft of wonderful events on offer, your only problem will be trying to see them all!

Stand Up Paddle Costa Mogán Gran Canaria

The first edition of Stand Up Paddle Costa Mogán Gran Canaria aims to increase sports tourism 

Gran Canaria Walking Festival Registration

Gran Canaria Walking Festival is the most international walking event in the Canaries, aimed at hiking lovers.

5th Bio@gaete Festival 21-23 August

The 5th Bio@gaete Cultural Solidarity Festival 2015 is to be held 20-23 August in Puerto de las Nieves 

The Canary Islands lightening show

The Canary Islands experienced more than 3000 lighting in just three hours last night, 

The Canary weekend tips 14-16 August

With the peculiar weather going on the very best recommended weekend tip is even more peculiar one

The Canary weekend tips 7-9 August

With the Rum festival in Arucas unfortunately suspended, what to do this weekend? 

8th Artisan Fair at Faro de Maspalomas

The 8th Artisan Craft Fair at the lighthouse of Maspalomas this year marks FEDAC’s 25th anniversary

Rum Festival in Arucas is suspended

The highly anticipated rum festival in Arucas has been suspended due to a breach of regulations.

Maspalomas Frees Its Soul in San Agustín!

FREE Soul Music: More than 2,000 people turned up at the San Agustín beach for the opening night

Gran Canaria Walking Festival 2015

Between 5 – 8  November; Gran Canaria Walking Festival is an event to promote hiking on the island.

The Canary Weekend tips 31 July – 2 August

We know you got Soul! If you didn’t you wouldn’t be here!! An awesome weekend to visit the sunny south 

“Maspawood” Carnival Poster competition

The poster competition opens for the “Maspawood” International Maspalomas Carnival 2016.

Maspalomas Costa Canaria Soul Festival

Soul Festival goers are being asked to use public transport to get in and out of San Agustin this weekend.

Unlicenced ‘RedIndian Festival’ Warning:

The “RedIndian Festival” planned for 8 August at the ageing Sioux City does not have the necessary permits

The Canary Weekend Tips 24-26 July

With a scorching weekend ahead here is our little selection of some of the best things to go and see…

Tropical beer for donated animal food

As part of a popular initiative last Thursday,local brewers Tropical offered beer in exchange for food donations

San Agustín Soul Festival starts 31 July

San Agustin will host the first Maspalomas Costa Canaria Soul ‘Poretta’ Soul Festival

Wind & Waves Festival Windsurf World Cup

2015 Windsurf World cup & Festival in Pozo Izquierdo 11-19 July This coming Saturday,

Canarias Internacional Jazz Festival

The 24th International Canarian Jazz festival will include 32 concerts over 8 days on three islands and in five municipalities. 

Las Palmas Vs Real Zaragoza

 Vs   21/6/15 After losing the first round final away in Zaragoza 3-1, Las Palmas needed at least a 2-0

The Canary Solstice tips for San Juan

Today, June 21st 2015, is the summer solstice, midsummer’s night and the shortest night of the year.

Canary Islands’ local elections results

In case you missed it, Saturday was an important day across the islands as all the newly elected mayors

Best view of total lunar eclipse in September

Gran Canaria and The Canary Islands will be one of the best places in Europe to see the lunar eclipse that will occur on the night of 27 to 28 September.


This is the festival’s 10th anniversary. The event, founded in Gran Canaria

The Canary weekend tips 24-26 April

Saturday 25 April , Esplanade Faro de Maspalomas VI Encuentro de Bandas de Música de San Bartolomé de Tirajana

XVIII Feria de la Zafra is looking for a new poster

San Bartolomé de Tirajana has opened their annual poster contest for the annual Feria de la Zafra (Harvest Fair), the 18th of its kind,

The Canary Weekend tips

27-28.3. Shopping Center El Tablero                                                                 2 year anniversary. 14.00-22.00 Saturday 28.3.  LIVE MUSIC CONCERT : Santos & Ledesma, The Lax, Aridian, Rich Gubaly, Dani…

Friday will be an extraordinary day

Friday 20th of March will be a rare day on planet earth with 3 spectacular celestial events occurring one after the other: a Solar Eclipse, a New “Supermoon” and the Spring equinox. 

Gran Canaria’s Moda Calida Bridal Collection 2015

Las Palmas is buzzing this week with the launch of Gran Canaria’s 2015 Moda Calida Bridal Collection.