Gran Canaria Markets

Gran Canaria is an ideal place for shopping during your holiday, as the island has over 20 weekly markets and a few annual ones.

No matter where you are staying, you will be able to find a local flea market or craft market close by. In spanish these are called Mercado Artisanal or Mercadillos, depending on their size and the products that are being sold.

A great number of weekly markets are scheduled during the weekend, but you will also find on our list some options for midweek shopping.

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is the capital of the island and the largest city, so it makes sense that the city is a great place for clothes, perfumes, jewellery and also souvenir shopping.

Gran Canaria Markets

Markets in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

The streetmarkets in Las Palmas all take place on Sunday morning, so make sure to visit at least one if you find yourself in the city.

Vegueta Craft Market / Mercado de Vegueta

Plaza del Pilar Nuevo

Every Sunday, 11:00 - 15:00 (except July, August, September)

San Lorenzo Farmers Market

General de San Lorenzo avenue

Every Sunday, 8:00 - 13:30

If you want local produce and you want to taste fruits, vegetables and other products native to Gran Canaria, then this is the place to come.

Municipal Flea Market Las Palmas / Mercado Central Las Palmas

San Telmo Park

Every Sunday, 9:00 - 14:00


The rest of the island has plenty of shopping opportunity to offer also, from the smaller towns inland to the big resorts like Maspalomas and Mogan, they all host their own market or mercado.

Mogan Market

Puerto de Mogan

Fridays, 8:00 - 14:00

The Friday market in Mogan is one of the larges in Gran Canaria and it has a huge offering of products, from fresh fruits and vegetables to clothes and souvenirs. The crowds are big here on Fridays, so come prepared and watch out for pickpockets.

Mogan Craft Market / Mercadillo Playa de Mogan

Playa de Mogan

Mondays, 9:00 - 14:00

Following the succes of the friday market, there is another market now held on Mondays, focused on artisanal products, handmade on the island. If you are looking for something more special to buy as a gift or souvenir, then this might be a better choice for you.

San Fernando de Maspalomas Market

Wednesday and Saturdays, 8:00 - 14:00

One of the largest markets in the south of the island. You can come here by public bus, since there is a special bus route that brings people to the market.

Arguineguin Market

Plaza de Arguineguin

Every Tuesday, 8:00 - 14:00

Vecindario Market

Plaza de San Rafael

Every Wednesday, 8:00 - 14:00

Teror Market

Basilica of la Virgen del Pino

Every Sunday, 8:00 - 14:00

Aguimes Market

Close to the municipal swimming pool

Every Thursday, 8:00 - 13:00

San Mateo Market

Town center

Saturdays and Sundays, 8:00 - 14:00

Similar to Santa Brigida and San Lorenzo, this market has fresh products from Gran Canaria: mostly fruits and vegetables. It's a traditional market, so ideal if you want to taste the charm of the island.

Galdar Market

Plaza de Santiago

Every Thursaday, 8:00 - 14:00

Santa Brigida Market

Friday, 18:00 - 20:00, Saturday 7:00 - 20:00, Sunday 7:00 - 14:00

A very popular food market for vegetables and fruits. The products sold here and usually more expensive that the ones you can find at the San Mateo Market or San Lorenzo Market in Las Palmas.

Annual Craft Fair in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

San Telmo Park

Every year, 2 - 5 January

Organized by FEDAC



Learn more about Gran Canaria
Poema del mar gran canaria

Poema del Mar, the incredible aquarium ready to be ...

THEME PARKS - December 11, 2017

Update December 11th 2017 We now know the date of the grand opening for Poema del Mar - 17 December 2017, hoping to attract around 500 000 visitors ...

New year eve gran canaria 2018

New Year's Eve in Gran Canaria 2018

EVENTS - December 28, 2017

Gran Canaria is a great party destination in Europe, especially during the winter months when the rest of continental Europe is fighting snow, low ...

Secret places gran canaria

5 Secret places in Gran Canaria

THINGS TO DO - November 30, 2017

For most visitors, Gran Canaria is just a beach destination where they can enjoy a great weather all year round. But just like the other Canary ...

Christmas gran canaria

Christmas in Gran Canaria 2017

EVENTS - October 31, 2017

A holiday in Gran Canaria is probably your best bet for a sunny and warm Christmas, along with the rest of the Canary Islands, which have the best ...

Gran canaria points of interest

Things to do in Telde, Gran Canaria

THINGS TO DO - October 30, 2017

Telde is the second most populated city in Gran Canaria and it used to be the capital of the island before Las Palmas. The town is located in the ...

Las palmas gran canaria carnival 2017

Gran Canaria Carnival 2018

EVENTS - October 26, 2017

Gran Canaria is recognized as a great place for partying, so during the Carnival days the island is full of life, music and color. Everyone is invited ...

© GuideToCanaryIslands 2018 by