Gran Canaria is a great party destination in Europe, especially during the winter months when the rest of continental Europe is fighting snow, low temperatures and gloomy days with no sunshine.
So...how is Gran Canaria in winter?
Actually, Gran Canaria is one of the hottest Canary Islands during the winter time, with temperatures often surpassing 25 Celsius during the day time.
Weather history for Gran Canaria around New Year's Eve:
January 1st 2016 - max 26° / min 16°
December 31st 2016 - max 21° / min 16°
January 1st 2017 - max 21° / min 16°
As you can see from the numbers above, temperatures during the day time are still ideal for lounging on the beach and getting a tan, while in the evenings you will definitely need a light coat or jacket, as it can feel chilly.
New Year Eve Parties in Gran Canaria 2017
There will be plenty of celebrations on the entire island, so you can attend the street party in the capital or one of the celebrations in clubs or restaurants in the south. Depending on where you'll want to spend the last night of the year, you may need to book in advance, especially for restaurants that offer a set menu with a limited number of seats.
Most towns will have a public celebration outdoor, with fireworks at midnight, but more info about these events will be available later in December, closer to the 31st.
This article will be updated as soon as we get more info.
New Year's Eve in Playa del Ingles and Maspalomas 2017
NYE @ PACHA Gran Canaria
Each year, club PACHA hosts a big NYE party, in Plaza de Maspalomas, which is easy to reach by public transport or taxi.
Lots of DJs and artists will entertain you all night long, until the early hours of the following day.
New Year's Eve in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 2018
Outdoor party in the capital of Gran Canaria on New Year's Eve.
Location: Plaza de Saulo Toron. Paseo de las Canteras
Time: 23:00 h
NYE at Sotavento Club
NYE at Tropical Palace
Address: Abraham Cardenes, 2A, 35400 San Francisco Javier Arucas, Las Palmas
This page will be updated as soon as we have more info about other New Year's Eve celebrations in Gran Canaria.