Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is a vibrant city with a lot to offer, including a variety of free weekly events, meetups, and community events. These events are a great way to socialize, meet new people, and explore different parts of the city. If you’re looking to get involved in the local community, here are some of the best free weekly events in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.
Every Tuesday – community event Bar San Remo
Every Tuesday, Live it up, Las Palmas! organizes a 100% social meetup at Bar San Remo from 8PM till 2AM. This event is perfect for those who want to socialize and get to know people in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. More info here.
Slack channel: #social_meetups-dinners-drinks
Every Wednesday – community event MAZU
Similarly, every Wednesday, Live it up, Las Palmas! organizes another social meetup at MAZU, a Mexican restaurant, with a focus on high quality food and cocktails. The restaurant has a special unique menu every Wednesday, making it a great opportunity to try out new dishes and socialize with people from the community. More info here.
Slack channel: #social_meetups-dinners-drinks
Apart from these two events, there are several other free meetups organized by community members. However, it’s essential to note that Live it up, Las Palmas! is not involved in the organization of these events and cannot be held responsible for any changes or cancellations. Therefore, it’s crucial to check the corresponding channels on Slack for up-to-date information.
If you’re looking for something more active, there are several sports events to choose from. Every Tuesday and Friday, there is an acroyoga jam, but the location and time can vary. Updates are usually shared in their WhatsApp group. Ask in Slack for the updated link to join the group.
Similarly, there’s spikeball at Playa de Las Canteras on Tuesdays, and Ultimate Frisbee on Wednesdays at Playa de Las Canteras. On Sundays at 5PM (new time!), there’s a weekly volleyball meetup at Playa de Las Canteras. These events are a great way to stay active, meet new people, and enjoy the beautiful beaches of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.
Slack channels: #sports #sports_volleyball #yoga_meditation_mindfulness
For those who enjoy quizzes, there is a weekly quiz night every Wednesday at Sunset Bar. Quiznight is on Summer break and will be back in September.
Remember that it’s essential to check #social_free-meetups-dinners-drinks for up-to-date information. The entrance fee is €2,00, but you can win it back if you beat the other teams! Every Thursday at 9PM, it’s time for karaoke at Imaginario Drinks & Music! Free entrance, but first drink is €5 (alcoholic and alcohol-free cocktails).
If you’re looking for something more relaxed, there are several events focused on drinks and socializing. Every Thursday, there is an aperitivo at Somos Costeros, where you’ll have to pay €8,00 for the aperitivo, which includes two drinks and a tapa. Additionally, there is a weekly family meetup at Playa de Las Canteras on Sundays at 2 PM.
Slack channels: #social_meetups-dinners-drinks #kids-families
Lastly, if you enjoy hiking, there is at least one community-organized hike every weekend, and you can check #hiking for more information.
Slack channel: #hiking
Dancing is a big part of the social scene in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, with a variety of dance events happening throughout the week. From Latin and salsa to bachata and kizomba, there’s something for everyone who loves to move to the rhythm. However, unlike the free events mentioned in this article, most dance events require an entrance fee to participate. That’s why they are not included in this overview. Still, you can find information about these dance events in the Slack community where they are shared regularly.
Slack channels: #salsa-bachata-kizomba-swing-zouk-lindyhop-dancing
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It’s worth noting that there are many more free events happening in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria that aren’t listed here. Some events may be monthly or spontaneous, and others may require a fee to participate. To access information about these events, you’ll need to join the Slack community where they are posted. Live it up, Las Palmas! is only organizing the first two events mentioned in this article (Bar San Remo and Mazu Street), and is not responsible for any changes or problems that may occur at the other events. It’s always important to double-check the details before attending any community events. Regardless, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria has a thriving social scene with plenty of opportunities to meet new people and explore the city.
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