The Market in San Fernando

Mixed (very touristy) Weekly 450 Booths

  • Wednesdays & Saturdays 8:00 h - 14:00 h

This is the largest of all markets and there is the corresponding rush. Most of the visitors are holidaymakers. The offer is also mainly directed to this group of visitors. Souvenirs, clothes, toys, jewellery and much more can be found here.

Märkte, markets

Indoor & outdoor

Of course, food is also offered. Inside the market hall are stands with flowers and plants and some Canarian specialities are offered.

The Market in Arguineguín

Tourist Market   Weekly   350 Booths

  • Tuesdays 8:00 h - 14:00 h

On market day, the small fishing village is very well visited. Due to the high popularity, it is extremely difficult to get a parking space in the village. Therefore we advise travelling to Arguineguín by public bus.

arguineguin
mercados

Indoor & outdoor

You will mainly find clothing, accessories and things you need while on holiday. A few fruit and vegetable booth are also available. If you like to eat fish we recommend staying for lunch in one of the many fish restaurants by the beach or in the port.

The Market in Cruce de Arinaga

Farmer´s Markets    Weekly    Small Market

  • Fridays 09:00 h - 14:00 h

Cruce de Arinaga is a very young town, which developed mainly through the establishment of the adjacent industrial area. On this market, you will find food, especially fresh fruits and vegetables, various household goods, shoes and clothing.

Märkte, markets

Indoor & outdoor

The prices are cheap. The market visit can be combined with a walk on the beach promenade in Playa de Arinaga and a lunch in one of the great fish restaurants.

The Market in Agüimes

Farmer´s Market    Weekly    40 Booths

Opposite the community swimming pool

  • Thursdays 8:00 h - 13:00 h

Agüimes was already inhabited before the conquest through the Spanish. People lived in agriculture then. This is mostly a local market and rarely visited by tourists.

Indoor & outdoor

There are mainly regional products from the surrounding farms, as well as house-wares and clothing. The prices are cheap. After visiting the market, you should take a walk through the picturesque town centre where you can still find the old Canarian architectural style.

The Farmer´s Market in San Fernando

Farmer´s Market    Fortnightly    60 Booths

Pista de Patinaje (Roller skating rink)

  • 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month 8:00 h - 13:30 h

San Fernando is one of the residential neighbourhoods in the tourist community of San Bartolomé de Tirajana. Here you can also get a glimpse of the authentic Canarian everyday life.

farmers markets
märkte

Indoor & outdoor

A small market where you can mainly buy fruits and vegetables. Furthermore, there are other foods, plants, clothing, accessories and household goods. The market is also frequented by tourists. San Fernando is close to Maspalomas where you can find the famous sand dunes.

The Market in Jinamar

Mixed Market   Weekly   300 Booths

Ramblas de Jinámar; At The Town Entrance

  • Sundays 08.00 h - 14.00 h

There is probably nothing that can’t be found on this market. It is geared towards the Canarian clientele and is highly frequented by locals. The prices are correspondingly cheap.

markets jinamar

Indoor & outdoor

On this market you will experience the Canarian way of life up close, you are practically right in the middle of it. Authentic Canarian dishes are also available at the various booths.

The Market in Las Palmas

Car Boot Sale   Weekly   250 Booth

Bus Station Parque San Telmo

  • Sundays 8:00 h - 14:00 h

he flea market takes place on the roof of the bus station. San Telmo is the terminus for most of the buses from the south.

las palmas san telmo
triana shopping street

Indoor & outdoor

A visit to the flea market can be combined with a visit to the island’s capital. As a rule, shops in the pedestrian zone are closed on Sundays, except the first Sunday of each month, when it is open for Sunday Shopping.

The Market in Las Palmas - Vegueta

Flower and Crafts Market   Weekly    Small Market

Plaza del Pilar Nuevo

  • Sundays 10:00 h - 14:00 h
    (except July, August and September)

Flowers and plants are certainly on offer, as well as handicrafts such as pottery, leather goods and jewellery.

vegueta
markets in vegueta

Indoor & outdoor

The small market in the picturesque old town of Las Palmas also offers a varied cultural program with folk music and traditional dance. When visiting the market is a great opportunity to make a tour of the old town.

The Market in Gáldar

Farmer´s Market   Weekly   70 Booths

Plaza de Santiago

  • Thursdays 8:00 h - 14:00 h

Gáldar is a region of agriculture and flowers. Same as Telde, it used to be one of the capital towns of the aboriginal inhabitants. This is a market where you can get fruits and vegetables from local cultivation – fresh and at good prices.

galdar market
galdar market

Indoor & outdoor

After the market, we recommend visiting the museum of the archaeological site around the Cueva Pintada, the painted cave and a walk through the pretty town centre. You can also get excellent and good priced meals here.

The Market in San Mateo

Crafts & Mixed Market   Weekly    105 Booths

Mercadillo Municipal (C/ Antonio Perera)

  • Saturdays 8:00 h - 20:00 h
    Sundays 8:00 h - 15:00 h

Canarian bread, pastries, cakes, sweets, dried fruit, plants, flowers, cheese, olives, honey, wine and eggs are just a few of the local specialities offered at this great market.

san mateo
san mateo market

Indoor & outdoor

The market hall is covered, so that one is independent of the prevailing weather conditions. Live music completes the ambience. However, the search for a parking space is problematic because of its great popularity.

The Market in Telde

Farmer´s Market   Weekly   135 Booths

  • Saturdays 8:00 h - 14:00 h

Once the capital of the natives – today the second largest city of Gran Canaria. The market is rarely visited by tourists and therefore the offer is limited to the resident market.

Telde
telde

Indoor & outdoor

This is a market that opens a window into the real Canarian everyday life to the island visitor. 

The Market in Santa Brigida

Farmer´s & Crafts Market    Weekly   31 Booths 

  • Saturdays 8:00 h - 20:00 h
    Sundays 8:00 h - 14:00 h

Volcanic soil and frequent rainfall turn Santa Brigida into a green oasis. It is a place that lives from agriculture and is part of the Gran Canaria wine route. But also in handicrafts and the production of musical instruments, such as the Canarian Temple, this place is a household name.

santa brigida
market in santa brigida

Indoor & outdoor

Its wines, jam specialities and pottery may not be missing on the market. The fruits and vegetables, as well as bread and pastries, are produced locally. You will find many bodegas when taking a walk in the area where you can taste local wines.

The Market in Teror

Mixed (Very Touristy)   Weekly   115 Booths

Plaza Pio XII - Church Square

  • Sundays 8:00 h - 14:00 h

This market is no longer an insider tip. This is mainly due to its great panorama. The small Canarian mountain village is nestled in a beautiful mountain scenery.

teror
teror market

Indoor & outdoor

The visitors are mixed. Locals and tourists alike visit the market and the demand is correspondingly large. The local speciality is the spread sausage Chorizo de Teror, which is served with home-baked bread. 

The Market in Santa Lucia

Farmer´s & Crafts Market   Weekly    Small Market

  • Sundays 9.00 h - 13.00 h

A market that is becoming more and more popular. The offer includes typical island weaving, liqueurs and honey. The small palm-fringed village is the centre.

santa lucia agricultural market
santa lucia

Indoor & outdoor

In the narrow streets of the centre, you will find beautifully restored Canarian country houses and a beautiful church. Not far from Santa Lucia is the historic site La Fortaleza de Ansite. One of the last abode of the natives.

The Market in Tejeda

Farmer´s & Crafts Market   Monthly    16 Booths 

  • Only between October and May
    1st Sunday of the month 09:00 h - 14:00 h

This mountain village is listed among the most beautiful in Spain. The surrounding area is characterised by orchards, vegetable farms and corn fields. Mainly goods from the area are offered.

Indoor & outdoor

Fruit, vegetables and honey from Tejeda as well as Canary cheese, Gofio and wines. In addition, handmade clothing is available. Of course, almond biscuits and marzipan should not be missed in this region. A visit to the Ethnographic Museum and the Center for Medicinal Plants is certainly worthwhile.

The Market in Valleseco

Organic Farmer´s Market   Weekly   Small  Market

  • Fridays 16:00 h - 20:00 h
    Saturdays 10:00 h - 20:00 h
    Sundays 09:00 h - 15:00 h

This market offers organic products such as fruits and vegetables as well as bread and pastries made from organic ingredients. Fresh juices can’t certainly be missing. There is also a restaurant-cafeteria in the market area, where you can have breakfast on Fridays and Saturdays from 9:00 h to 11:00 h before the market visit.

valleseco
valleseco

Indoor & outdoor

The baked goods are made on site from the organic ingredients. And on Sundays, until 17:00 h, you can enjoy Canarian specialities such as goat meat and Canary jacket potatoes in almond mojo.

The Market in Vecindario

Farmer´s Market   Weekly   215 Booths

  • Wednesdays 8:00 h - 14:00 h

This is a typical Canarian city market. The market is aimed at locals, as Vecindario is not a tourist destination. The prices are correspondingly cheap.

vecindario

Indoor & outdoor

Things of everyday use are offered: food, clothing, toys and plants. Vecindario is very good for shopping in general.

The Market in Moya

Farmer´s & Crafts Market   Weekly   Small Market

  • Sundays 08.00 h - 14.00 h

Fruit, vegetables, flowers, the popular Moya biscuits, bread and cheese are available here. Canarian craftsmen offer a variety of handcrafted goods. Moya is a very contemplative mountain village.

moya
moya christmas

Indoor & outdoor

Worth seeing is the museum in the birthplace of the poet Tomás Morales and the chapel of San Bartolomé de Fontanales. Specially beautiful around Christmas time.

The Market in Valsequillo

Farmer´s & Crafts Market    Weekly   25 Booths

  • Sundays 08:00 h - 14:00 h

The town lays in the drop of an extinct volcanic crater. A fertile valley with enough water and correspondingly lush nature. The place is beautiful and most busy time is around the blossoming  of the almond trees.

valsequillo
valsequillo market

Indoor & outdoor

Culture and island-typical arts and crafts are still very well maintained here. The region is known best for its cheese specialities.

The Market in San Bartolomé / Tunte

Farmer´s & Crafts Market   Weekly    50 Booths

  • Sundays 9:00 – 14:00 h

Tunte, as its Guanche name used to be, is another mountain village with a typical Canarian flair that was already settled by the indigenous people. At this market, you will mostly get local food.

tunte
tunte

Indoor & outdoor

In addition to fruits and vegetables from the surrounding fields, there also are plants and flowers. And you should certainly not miss out on the Canarian pastries and honey, as well as cheese, olive oil and olives.

The Market in Puerto Rico

Farmer´s & Crafts Market    Fortnightly  Small Market

  • 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month 9:00 h - 14:00 h

Although this market takes place in the island’s second largest holiday resort, it is not a tourist market. Here you will mostly find fruit and vegetables from Canarian agriculture, also available from organic cultivation.

Märkte, markets

Indoor & outdoor

You can also get Canarian cheese, pastries, freshly prepared juices, handmade jewellery and knitwear. Sometimes folk music and dancing groups are present too. Puerto Rico also has two pretty sports harbours where you can go for a stroll afterwards.

The Market in Santa María de Guía

Farmer´s & Crafts market   Weekly   40 Booths

  • Tuesdays 8:00 h - 13:00 h

The speciality of the region is the Flor de Guía cheese. Another important industry of the village is the arts and crafts. The community is known in particular for the production of the Canarian knife. But you can also admire traditional woodwork such as Canarian balconies and wickerwork.

santa maria de guia
santa maria de guía

Indoor & outdoor

The whole city centre is under monument protection. Also worth seeing is the nearby Cernobbio de Valerón a cave system, which was used by the aborigines as a granary.

The Market in Puerto de Mogan

Mixed   Weekly   400 Booths

  • Fridays 9:00 h - 14:00 h

The special attraction of this market is certainly its scenery. It stretches across the small fishing village up to the picturesque marina known as “Little Venice”.

puerto de mogan
market in puerto de mogan

Indoor & outdoor

The market visit can be combined with an afternoon on the cosy little beach of the village. The place is packed on market day, there are hardly any parking spaces and the public buses are hopelessly overcrowded, especially in winter.

The Market in Ingenio

Farmer´s Market    Weekly    10 Booths

  • Mondays 08:00 h - 14:00 h

You mostly get fruits and vegetables at this very small market. It is a market visited almost exclusively by locals. Tourists are rarely to be found here. A visit to the historic town of Ingenio is interesting as you get to see traditional Canarian houses.

mercadillo de ingenio

Indoor & outdoor

There are also a few smaller museums, such as El Granero and the Arts and Crafts Museum where you can buy the island-typical handicrafts as original holiday souvenirs.

The Market in Arucas

Farmer´s & Crafts Market   Weekly   100 Booths

  • Saturdays 8:00 h - 14:00 h

You can find everything from flowers, crafts, food to books and souvenirs here. Arucas is home to the rum “Arehucas” and the delicious Canarian bananas.

arucas gran canaria
market in arucas

Indoor & outdoor

We recommend a visit to the old town with many architectural sights and the emblematic church.