Gay Gran Canaria Bars & Discos

Gay Gran Canaria Guide


Versión EspañolaFebruary 12th. 2016

Gay Gran CanariaGay Gran Canaria is Europe’s best spot for a gay winter break. Guaranteed to be hot, because of its southerly location. The party goes on all year round!

The Gay scene is in the Yumbo Centre in Playa del Inglés, in the south of the island of Gran Canaria. A shopping arcade by day, it turns into a gay arena by night. There is a beach made of tall sand dunes that ‘broke off’ from the Sahara desert, and is connected with other beach towns including San Agustín and Maspalomas in the touristic centre of the island.

Thanks to its location off the coast of Africa, Gran Canaria makes a perfect winter holiday spot, as well as summer, with everywhere staying open year round. In fact, they have one of the only, if not only, Winter Gay Pride celebrations in the world!


Gay Gran Canaria events in 2016

Maspalomas Carnaval 2016 Into the Tank Gran Canaria 2016 Maspalomas Bear Carnival 2016 Maspalomas Gay Pride 2016 Gran Canaria Circuit Festival 2016 Dunas Festival 2016 Gran Canaria

February 19th to 28th. 2016 Maspalomas Carnival Not strictly gay, but who can tell? Details
February 20th. 2016 Into the Tank Fetish party. Details
March 7th to 14th. 2016 Maspalomas Bear Carnival Theme this year: Wild West. Details
May 1st to 15th. 2016 Maspalomas Gay Pride Pride parade, Stage shows, etc. Details
May 11th to 16th. 2016 Gran Canaria Circuit Festival 1st time for this event in Gran Canaria. Details
August 11th to 16th. 2016 Dunas Festival Festival with a French flair. Details
October 8th to 16th. 2016 Maspalomas Fetish Week Popular fetish event. Details
November 11th. 11:11 am. 2016 Gay German Carnival Local version of the German Carnival. Details

To clear up any confusion. The main gay area is in Playa del Inglés, a town within the municipality of Maspalomas, in the south of the island of Gran Canaria, which is part of the Canary Islands (Islas Canarias) archipelago, that although off the coast of Africa, is part of Spain.