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.

Fiesta del Carmen Mogán, 7-31 July

Fiesta del Carmen is one of the most hotly anticipated celebrations of the year, 

The Canary Weekend Tips 1-3 July

As we reach the new month of July, all the main museums will have open doors for free visits this weekend

Maspalomas Costa Canaria Soul Festival

The Soul Festival Maspalomas Costa Canaria returns to the beach in San Agustín

Finca Condal Museum exhibition opens

The southern Gran Canaria municipality of San Bartolomé de Tirajana have extended

The Canary Summer highlights for July

After the San Juan celebrations, with the most amazing hot midsummer weather

The British Club Summer Fayre July 6

Hankering for a good cup of tea and a semblance of civility? Britishness shines on

The Canary weekend tips 24-26 June

In many Scandinavian countries its the time of year that everyone leaves the cities

The Canary San Juan tips 23 June

Midsummer night is also celebrated as the feast of San Juan, on 23rd of June

Ricky Martin coming to Gran Canaria

Ricky Martin is planning two concerts in the Canary Islands this September

International Canarias Jazz & más Festival

The Heineken International Canarias Jazz & más Festival is celebrating its silver anniversary

The Canary Weekend Tips 10-12 June

With various traditional patron saints fiestas going on around Gran Canaria, clear blue skies

Gran Canaria Walking Festival 2016

Gran Canaria Walking Festival is the most international hiking event in the Canaries

The Canary Weekend Tips 3-5 June

This coming weekend is the first of the month, so all the main museums will have open

The Canary Weekend Tips 27-29 May

It’s all about Canarianism [!] this long weekend ahead, with Monday being a bank holiday here

‘Energy Training’ in Las Palmas on 28 May

It’s all about energy. In traditional Chinese medicine and martial arts, ‘Chi’

San Fernando fiesta starts this week

The celebrations in honour of San Fernando, which coincide with Canary Islands’ Day

Canarian Day celebrations 30 May

‘Día de Canarias‘  The autonomous region celebrates the Day of The Canary Islands

Free summer activities in Playa del Inglés

Free summer activities, organised by the San Bartolomé de Tirajana town hall

The Canary Weekend Tips 20-22 May

Another busy weekend ahead with events happening around the island. 

Motor Grande fiestas start 20 May

Motor Grande and Puerto Rico starts celebrating this Friday in honour of Mary, The Helper

International Museum Day on Gran Canaria

The Cabildo de Gran Canaria network of museums have been celebrating International 

Filming starts next Thursday for “Allied”

The streets and squares of some areas in Las Palmas have been transformed in recent days

The Canary Weekend Tips 13-15 May

Every day we are closer to summer, which on Gran Canaria means Romeria & Fiesta season!

Las Palmas Carnival 2017 theme announced

The Carnival of Las Palmas 2017 theme will be ‘Eternal Spring’, which received 2,886 votes 

The Canary Weekend tips 6-8 May

Our top picks this weekend include the Strawberry Fair in Valsequillo and the massive FIMAR

Vote on Las Palmas Carnival 2017 theme

Just over a month since Carnival season on Gran Canaria ended and we already have the dates

The Canary May Day Weekend Tips

May is here! Did you know that the month of May was named for the Greek goddess

Strawberry Fair in Valsequillo May 8

Some of the very best Canarian strawberries come from Valsequillo 

The Canary Weekend Tips 22-24 April

A lovely April weekend ahead with festivals for beer and cheese in the north,  rally