the Sand Nativity
A place to share shine cherish
Celebrate your Christmas with the family
Event that has been held uninterruptedly since 2006 at Christmas in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria with 8 of the best sand sculptors in the world. Both the quality of the work and the special nature of its location, Las Canteras beach, with an average temperature of 23ºC throughout the year, makes it one of the most relevant and original events in the world at Christmas, which has year after year became the third most visited museum space in Spain in December, only behind the Prado and Reina Sofía museums.
What makes this event unique?
23ºC temperature all year round.
An event to share with the family
In contact with nature
Get to know the art and the artists behind it
Thousands of people visit us every year
At the Sand Nativity on Las Canteras we are very proud of the large number of visitors who enjoy this endearing event each year.
Visit our Sand Nativity 2021 with our Virtual Tour.
At the Sand Nativity on Las Canteras we are very proud of the large number of visitors who enjoy this endearing event each year. And we are especially happy with the significant amount of money that, thanks to the generosity of all of you, we managed to raise for social work … Thank you!
Artists from all over the world
And our sunny Christmas make this unique event possible every year.
Where you will find us
Las Canteras beach, in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, is the best to enjoy with the family , thanks to the quality of the waters, the easy access and the offer of leisure activities.
Opening hours: every day from 10:00 to 22:00 without interruption.
Except 12/24, 12/31 and 1/5/22, which will be from 10:00 to 20:00.
Thanks to their collaboration, our city enjoys the largest Sand Nativity
We want to surprise children and the elderly and also all those people who live in solitude. We invite you to come and share, from the apparent fragility of the sand, the strength of unique, beautiful images of remarkable presence and elegance.
Miguel Rodríguez Pérez
Founder of the Sand Nativity on Las Canteras and Artistic Director.
Aday Rodríguez Medina
Director of management and communication.