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: Market of Traditions 22 Dec

Gastronomy, handicrafts, Christmas products and musical performances 

‘Tours for toys’ with City Sightseeing

Still time to tour our beautiful capital in a double decker for solidarity.

125 years of Real Club de Golf de Las Palmas

On December 17, 1891, a group of amateur British golfers created Spain’s first ever golf course

Events: Gloria Gaynor on Gran Canaria 2017

Disco music legend Gloria Gaynor will be performing on Gran Canaria next May.

The Canary Weekend Tips 16-18 December

The last weekend before the 25th and it’s a busy one. Everyone is getting in to the spirit

Events: Christmas Market – Maspalomas

Maspalomas Costa Canaria are having their first ever official Christmas market

Events: Christmas season in Mogán

The municipality of Mogán launch their seasonal program on December 16

Santa Lucia & Los Labradores Fiestas

Combining a longstanding religious festival with popular sentiment and traditional island culture

The Gran Canaria Accesible Awards 2016

The winner of The Third Gran Canaria Accessible Awards have been announced

Over 23,000 visit Belén de Arena

The eleventh Belén de Arena, the sand-art Bethlehem Nativity on Las Canteras

The Canary Weekend Tips 9-11 December

A lovely warm December weekend coming up and just two weeks to go

Events: The First Maspalomas Pet Fair

The first Maspalomas pet fair this weekend shows great progress from the town hall.

Events: Christmas season In Las Palmas

800,000 thousand Christmas lights and lots of decorations, Las Palmas is ready

The Canary Weekend Tips 2-4 December

December has arrived and the holiday season officially started on Gran Canaria.

Las Canteras festive sand art

The Belén de Arena, the sand-art Bethlehem Nativity on the beach of Las Canteras in Las Palmas

Events: Gran Canaria Arena Boxing

On 2 December, starting at 18:00, the Gran Canaria Arena will host a historic evening

Black Friday Weekend Tips 25-27 November

It’s Black Friday weekend and frenzied discount shopping has taken a hold on Gran Canaria

‘Wonderful Crazy Night’ on Gran Canaria

A spokeswoman for Sir Elton John has said he will not be performing at Donald Trump’s inauguration

December 4: II Avocado Fair in Mogán

Mogán is celebrating the II Feria del Aguacate on Sunday, 4 December, where 16 avocado producers

The Canary Weekend Tips 18-20 November

A beautiful warm November weekend ahead and a few highlights and things to see on Gran Canaria..

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria: Nomad City

We’ve reported several times in recent years on the rise of the Digital Nomad in the island

Remembrance at The British Church

Throughout November The British Church of Las Palmas have an exhibition

The 43rd edition of Rallye de Maspalomas

The 43rd Maspalomas Rally is starts today, Friday, and continues Saturday11 and 12 November.

Events: County Fair ‘La Feria del Sureste’ 11-13 November

This year’s ‘La Feria del Sureste’ 3-county fair is 11-13 November

The Canary Weekend Tips 11-13 November

A beautiful sunny November weekend ahead and here’s our hand picked highlights

Events: …soon… 1st Maspalomas Pet Fair

Exhibitions, training, workshops, exhibitors, children’s area, gastronomy

Events: ‘Tapas in Maspalomas’ is back on 2 December

Preparations have already begun for the second edition 

Circus and Tapas in Moya 4-6 Nov

This weekend a fusion of Circus and Gastronomy come to Moya, from 4 to 6 November,

Hospitals San Roque Nightrun 5 November

This Saturday 5 November Las Palmas hosts the Hospital San Roque Nightrun LPGC

The Canary Weekend Tips 4-6 November

Considering the wet weather warnings, here are few options for the weekend ahead