Festivals in Gran Canaria


  • Canaries International Music Festival - January - February (annual)

    Canaries International Music Festival is a popular music festival in Gran Canaria and held in Perez Galdos Theatre in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. The music festival is one of Europe’s most important classical music festivals that is featuring leading performing artists and orchestras.
  • Atlantica Music Festival - January (annual)

    Atlantica Music Festival is a popular music festival in Gran Canaria and held on the Maspalomas Beach. Island Cultural Centre organizes lots of cultural activities throughout the year such as cinema, theatre, video, courses, workshops, discussion groups, etc.
  • Carnival Gran Canaria - February (annual)

    Carnival of Gran Canaria is the biggest and best attended event of Gran Canaria. The main festivities during Carnival are held in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and in the Santa Catalina Park area.
  • Opera Festival - February - March (annual)

    Organized by the Canary Friends of the Opera.


  • International Nacionalidades Theatre & Dance Festival - March - April (annual)

    Organized by SOCAEM.
  • La Rama Festival - August (annual)

    La Rama Festival is a curious celebration harking back to pre-Hispanic times, in Agaete. Devotees descend from the hills to the sea, bearing branches as an offering to bring rain.
  • El Pino Festival - September (annual)

    El Pino Festival is the feast day in honour of the island’s Patron Saint, in Teror. Pilgrimage on foot from all parts of the island and a romería (pilgrimage fiesta) in the streets of Teror.

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