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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.
Actually, Gran Canaria is one of the hottest Canary Islands during the wintertime, with temperatures often surpassing 25 Celsius during the day time.
Temperatures in Maspalomas:
As you can see from the numbers above, temperatures during the daytime 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.
Read more info about weather conditions at this time of the year
Usually, there are 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 usually have a public celebration outdoors, with fireworks at midnight, and we will add more info when we learn about new celebrations happening.
Come celebrate the New Year at the party organized in Plaza de San Fernando in Maspalomas, which will start right after midnight.
On December 31, starting at 11:15 p.m. and until 4:00 a.m., Las Palmas de Gran Canaria will welcome 2023 with concerts and fireworks in Plaza de Saulo Toron and at Jardines del Atlantico (close to Alfredo Kraus Auditorium).
PLAZA SAULO TORÓN STAGE:
JARDINES DEL ATLANTICO STAGE (ALFREDO KRAUS AUDITORIUM)
The municipality of Mogan will host 3 separate New Year's parties, in Playa de Mogan, Mogan casco and Arguineguin.
Mogan - village
These are some of the special menus on offer for New Year's in restaurants in Las Palmas.