Tag Archives: fiestas

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 and built specifically to be cooler inside?  If you are looking for some real cultural history, rustic elegance or simply a change from the pool side…

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,…

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

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

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

The Canary Weekend Tips 5-7 May’17

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

The Canary Weekend Tips 28-30 April’17

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

The Canary Weekend Tips 21-23 April 2017

A busy April weekend ahead with many big events going on. In Las Palmas

Easter Weekend Tips 14-16 April ’17

It’s Easter weekend and with two public holidays that also means a long four day weekend

The Canary Weekend Tips 7-9 April 2017

Here come the main spring festivities and a series of public holidays commencing

The Canary Weekend Tips 31 March-2 April

A beautiful first weekend of April ahead with many events, markets and fiestas happening

The Canary Weekend Tips 24-26 March’17

The first weekend of Spring ahead and Summer will be an hour closer this Sunday

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

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