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.

Events: Spring Handicrafts Fair at Faro de Maspalomas

The seventh Faro de Maspalomas Spring Time Handcraft Fair

The Canary Weekend Tips 17-19 March’17

Another busy weekend ahead with many Carnival events going on around the island

Carnival Costa Mogán 14-19 March 2017

Carnival Costa Mogán 2017 starts this Tuesday, March 14th. The theme for this year

The Canary Weekend Tips 10-12 March ’17

A hot ‘scorchio’ weekend ahead and also a very busy one with so many events, 

2017 Maspalomas International Carnival

Maspalomas Carnival starts tonight, Friday 3rd March and runs until the 12th March 2017

The Canary Weekend Tips 3-5 March 2017

Another Carnival filled weekend ahead as Las Palmas Carnival comes to an end 

Events: ‘Fiesta de la Papa’ in Firgas

A festival for the humble potato is to be celebrated in Firgas on the north of the island

The Canary Weekend Tips 17-19 February

It’s a perfect Carnival weekend ahead, though there is a small chance of rain on Sunday

New Maspalomas sun loungers & parasols

The south coast tourist municipality of San Bartolomé de Tirajana has set up 2753 new sun 

Grand Lady of Las Palmas Carnival 2017

At every Carnival a Grand Lady is elected and honoured as the elegant face

The Canary weekend tips 10-12 February

….Carnival time has arrived and, with rain predicted, it could be a wet start for the festivities

3rd Maspalomas Costa Canaria Soul Festival

San Agustín in Gran Canaria´s deep south will host its third Soul Festival,  28-30

Canaryfly’s Carnival prices between Islands

The airline Canaryfly is offering “Carnival prices” for flights between the Islands.

Guide: Las Palmas Carnival 2017

The Carnaval de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, one of the most famous events in Spain

The Canary Weekend Tips 3-5 February 2017

February has arrived in a pink blaze of blooming blossoms; the first weekend

Events: Almond Blossom Festival Tejeda 2017

The almond blossom festival in Tejeda began in 1970

Events: Las Canteras beach timetravels

A re-creation of the capital’s past is to be staged on Las Canteras Beach, in Las Palmas

The Canary Weekend Tips 27-29 January

The last weekend in January ahead with Saturday marking the start of the “Year of the Rooster”

‘Europita Wurst’ 2017 Maspalomas Carnival

The Maspalomas International Carnival 2017, held 3-12 March will be celebrated

Events: Main events in Maspalomas 2017

The town hall representing Maspalomas Costa Canaria had a small stand at Fitur

The Canary Weekend Tips 20-22.01.2017

The almond trees are blossoming up in the mountains and the start of year sales

Events: Valsequillo Almond blossom route

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: The ‘Ruta del Almendrero en Flor’, almond blossom route, event

Events: Carnival season on Gran Canaria 2017

The springtime Carnival season on Gran Canaria starts in February.

The Canary Weekend Tips 13-15 January

With only a few weeks to go before Carnival season on Gran Canaria, Springtime approaches

The Three Kings on Gran Canaria 2017

The seasonal festivities reach their crescendo on January 5th with the arrival of Three Kings

Aerosmith will play in ….

Aerosmith is giving their last concert of the ‘Aero-Vederci Baby!‘ European Tour

New Year’s Weekend tips on Gran Canaria

It’s time for those 12 grapes again, a mix of tradition and superstition in Spain.

33rd International Music Festival

The International Music Festival, from 7 January until 5 February, will include more than 600 musicians

The Canary Christmas Weekend Tips 23-25 December

Here are our choice of highlights for the Christmas weekend