Nomad City Festival 2023: Celebrating Remote Work and Community in Agaete

Welcome to “Live it up, Las Palmas!” – the ultimate community hub for remote workers, digital nomads, expats, and local entrepreneurs in Gran Canaria. We are thrilled to bring you the exciting details of this year’s highly anticipated Nomad City Festival, organized by our partner RePeople, taking place in the charming town of Agaete from July 15 to July 29. This blog post will provide an overview of the festival, highlight the main events, shed light on Agaete’s allure, and reveal a special ticket discount for our readers!

Main Events

Nomad City Festival promises an array of engaging activities and informative sessions throughout its two-week duration. The key events are scheduled for Saturdays, offering a prime opportunity to gather, connect, and learn from fellow digital nomads and industry experts:

  1. UnConference (July 15):
    Kicking off the festival, the UnConference offers a unique and interactive experience. Unlike traditional conferences, an UnConference promotes participant-driven discussions and collaborative learning. Attendees actively contribute to the agenda, shaping the topics and direction of the event. It fosters an open and inclusive atmosphere, where ideas flow freely and networking opportunities abound.
  2. Conference (July 22):
    The Conference day is a highlight of Nomad City Festival, featuring a line-up of influential speakers, workshops, and panel discussions. We are proud to announce that the founder of Live it up, Las Palmas! and esteemed member of the community, Nelleke, will be one of the speakers. Her talk, titled The secret behind Gran Canaria’s digital nomad community, will delve into the history and remarkable success of the local digital nomad scene. Don’t miss this insightful session that unveils the magic behind Gran Canaria’s thriving remote work community!
  3. Closing Event (July 29):
    The festival will culminate in a spectacular Closing Event, bringing together festival participants for an evening of celebration, networking, and entertainment. It’s a perfect opportunity to reflect on the experiences, friendships, and knowledge gained throughout the festival while bidding farewell to Agaete in style.

Weekday Workshops and Activities

Nomad City Festival also offers an exciting line-up of weekday workshops and activities to enhance your experience:


  • Zero Waste
  • Connecting with the Local Community
  • Tapping into the Local Talent Pool
  • Remote Job Opportunities for Local Talent
  • Matching Local Entrepreneurs with Talent

And much more!


  • Farm to table Show cooking
  • Finca La Laja
  • Yoga
  • Snorkeling Trip
  • Hiking in Tamadaba
  • Traditional Fishing

And much more!

About Agaete

Nestled on the northwest coast of Gran Canaria, Agaete is a picturesque town renowned for its natural beauty and serene atmosphere. Its captivating landscapes feature stunning coastline views, lush green valleys, and the majestic Tamadaba Natural Park. The town itself exudes traditional Canarian charm, with its whitewashed houses, cobbled streets, and a quaint harbor.

Agaete offers a serene backdrop for Nomad City Festival, allowing attendees to escape the hustle and bustle of urban life and immerse themselves in a tranquil and inspiring environment. From relaxing beach strolls to exploring the region’s volcanic landscapes and enjoying fresh local produce, Agaete provides the perfect setting for fostering connections, learning, and personal growth.

20% discount on tickets to Nomad City Festival

We are thrilled to offer a special discount exclusively for Live it up, Las Palmas! members! By using the code LIVEITUPLASPALMAS, you can enjoy a 20% discount on your Nomad City Festival tickets. Early bird tickets are available until June 25, and discounted prices will be in effect until July 9. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to be part of the premier opportunity to be part of the premier gathering of remote workers, digital nomads, expats, and local entrepreneurs in Gran Canaria. Take advantage of the early bird ticket prices available until June 25, and continue to enjoy discounted prices until July 9. Don’t miss this chance to immerse yourself in a thriving community, gain valuable insights, and forge connections that can shape your remote work journey.

To secure your spot at Nomad City Festival 2023 in Agaete, visit the official festival website and use the code LIVEITUPLASPALMAS during ticket purchase to avail an exclusive 20% discount. Join us for an unforgettable celebration of remote work, community, and the enchanting landscapes of Gran Canaria.

We look forward to welcoming you to Nomad City Festival 2023 in Agaete, where inspiration, knowledge, and connections await!

Are you a remote worker, local professional, immigrant, digital nomad or expat in Gran Canaria?

Or do you simply want to connect with an awesome international community? Join here! Besides a welcoming community, you’ll also get 10% discount on surf lessons, 10% discount on diving and access to more exclusive deals!

The Live it up, Las Palmas! community is using Slack as a communication tool. The Slack group is split up into different channels and is moderated actively, to keep communication simple and organized. It’s used to share events, find sports buddies, discover new restaurants, rent a car together, find exclusive community discounts and much more! Live it up, Las Palmas! is your starting point for an amazing time in Gran Canaria. See you there!

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