The Canary Guide Weekend Tips 20-22 July 2018
Another amazing super hot July summer weekend ahead. Plenty of events happening around the island. Weather prediction looks promising for the south. as per… There are multiple celebrations going in honour of the Virgen del Carmen, the patron saint of Sailors and fishermen, including in Mogán, Telde & Las Palmas.
The Del Carmen Festivities, for the patron of sailors, continue in Playa de Mogán until 29 July. You can check our full article here.
On Friday, at 21:30 a fashion catwalk at Plaza de Las Gañanias with performances from local ballet schools and various groups
On Saturday, starting at 10:30 The XI Travesia a nado Taurito – Playa Mogán, swimming competition that finishes at Avenida Los Marreros
15:00 Water party in the barranco
21:30 Comedy night (in Spanish) at Plaza de Las Gañanias, followed by an after party at 23:30 with the “star music” group
On Sunday, at 10:00 sporting events and at 11:00 artisans at Plaza Dr. Pedro Betancor and in the evening at 21:00 Children’s fashion catwalk at Plaza de Las Gañanias.
Vintage Market in the Historical Centre of Vegueta, on Friday and Saturday from 12:00 to 22:00. The BigBang Vintage Festival on various streets (Calles) Mendizabal, La Pelota, Herrería, Mesa de León y Obispo Codina.
Visit the restaurants, taste their exquisite dishes, and while you can buy at the stands located inside each one of them.
Also On Friday, at 18:00 you can dance to the rhythm of Baton Rouge Dixieland in the parade that will begin from Calle Mendizabal, Pelota, Mesa de Leon, and Obispo Codina
As part of the 22nd edition of Temudas, the International theatre, music and dance festival, there free outdoor events are happening throughout this weekend.
On Friday, at 20:30 at Plaza del Pilar New : CÍA. TRESPERTÉ: OOPART
Spain (Granada). It’s a Circus / Family Theater. 60 minutes. Free entry.
The crowd waits expectantly to see the surprise that the mechanical-temporal contraption placed before their eyes will bring. A peculiar crew recently arrived from a trip through time, lands and presents the great opportunity to travel like them, yes, for a small fee. For this they will show off their best claims and their amazing circus numbers.
Power of Diversity – The Crossing Lines Project is a European large-scale cooperation project co-funded by the Creative Culture Programme of the European Union in which 40 young people, selected and trained by the German company Pan.Optikum for three years, take part. The Gran-Canarian capital was the first to initiate the project.
The competition itself takes place every day this wek at 10:00 until July to 21.
On Saturday “Euro-Melonoma 2018 ” skin cancer prevention campaign. at 16;00 children activities and at 20:00 Prizes and 30th Anniversary, followed by a concert by “Ni un pelo de tonto”
On Sunday, at 12:00 Beach clean-up
On Friday : Eva Cortés, Julian Lage Trio. Michael Olivera Group presents Oasis – at 21:00 – Plaza de Santa Ana
On Saturday : Gilad Hekselman Trio, CMS Project and Ida Nielsen & Band – at 21:00 – Plaza de Santa Ana
Food Trucks on Tour arrives to Gran Canaria !!!
From July 20 to 22 we will be in the Santa Catalina Park, in front of the Elder Museum, within the LPA Temudas program, with the highest concentration of food trucks ever held in the Canary Islands.
Enjoy the only festival dedicated exclusively to food trucks with their musical artists, best environment and unique style.
The XXIV Latin Festival of Villa de Teror kicked off last Monday. Teror will return in the middle of the Fiesta del Agua to become the mecca of salsa lovers in July. The Festival Latino Villa de Teror will offer a program of parallel activities.
On Friday, XXIV LATINO FESTIVAL VILLA DE TEROR. Animation of Latin Dances by Ancor and Ayose Domínguez from the Paso a Paso Academy in Las Palmas. Performances from ‘Canarias Salsa All Star’, ‘Son de Aquí y Allá’, ‘La Golosina’, in addition to the collaboration of the different Dance Academies.
Starting at 21:30 at Plaza de Sintes and its free.
On Saturday, Its Fiesta Cubana
Fiesta Cubana , Cuban Party with the performance of Son del Caney and Cuarto Son. On Plaza Teresa de Bolívar starting at 22:00.
On Saturday and Sunday.
XIX Feria de Artesanía Villa de Teror, Artisan fair of Teror, with the participation of artisans from the Canary islands.
Plaza del Pino and surroundings. On Saturday 10:00-20:00 and on Sunday 09:00-15:00
Once again, this summer, the town council of San Bartlomé de Tirajana has organised free activities throughout the coming summer months.
Every Saturday, starting this weekend, there is a free Tai Chi class in Chuan (Yang Style) and Chi Kung (Various Styles), in Playa del Inglés.
In collaboration with The Canary Association of Tai Chi Chuan and Chi Kung, directed by the Sifu Jordi Moya Pizarro.
Where : Playa del Inglés, Plaza publica CC Anexo II, by the taxi stand (meeting point)
When : Every Saturday ( in July 7, 14, 21, 28 and August 4, 11, 18, 25 )
Time : 09:00-10:00
Monitors: Jose Ramírez and Carmen Romano
The patron festivities in honour of Saint James the Apostle are happening in the beautiful mountain village of San Bartolome de Tirajana, Tunte. You can see the full program of the festivities ( in Spanish ) here
On Saturday, “Gran Romeria de Tunte” in the evening. Eucharist at 20:00 at the church and the Romeria starts at 20:30 and travels through the streets of this extraordinary little down. After, there is a gran fiesta with music and entertainment.
On Sunday, ‘Fiesta Blanca’ ( the white party ) De Santiago de Cuba a Santiago de Tunte” at plaza de Santiago from 14:00-19:00. Requirements: Going dressed in white, with the best hats and headgear …
There will be many surprises!
The seaside community Taliarte are also celebrating the patron of sailors between 19-22 July. During this weekend there are plenty of activities happening, here are some highlights.
On Saturday, its all about tradition and devotion with the main Romeria, a pilgrimage offering through the streets of Taliarte. At 21:00 offerings to Virgen del carmen at the port of Taliarte. Night time romero walk to Taliarte dam and at 22:00 a fireworks show from the dam.
On Sunday, the big Day. At 11:00 there is a eucharist and at 12:00 starts the terrestrial procession to be followed by maritime procession at 13:00 Afterwards celebrations with music and foam party etc.