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Carnival season is a popular time for the Canary Islands in general - all the islands have big parties during this time and it's a great atmosphere for tourists.
One of the first questions people ask when thinking of spending New Year's Eve in Lanzarote is: what weather can we expect? Do we need a cardigan or coat for the evenings?
Christmas in Puerto del Carmen is very different from the usual holiday at home for most of us. You can still expect temperatures to be in their mid-20s °C and, so it will probably be a sunny holiday.
Playa Blanca is the southernmost resort in Lanzarote and probably the most laid back of all. The sunny climate, the beaches and the views make it a great place to spend the winter holidays, especially when back home it's cold and grey.
Christmas in Lanzarote is a wonderful experience, with the island all decorated for the holidays and New Year's. So if you want to escape the cold and have a merry and sunny Christmas, Lanzarote might just be the perfect holiday destination for you.
Just imagine Halloween day under the beautiful sky of Lanzarote, which stays sunny even at the end of October...
Arrecife is the capital of Lanzarote and it's quite a busy town, where not many tourists venture during their holidays. But the carnival in Arrecife is a large and animated event, popular among locals and a great way to experience a night of fiesta among the island's residents.
The council of Tias usually organizes a celebration for St. Patrick's Day in Puerto del Carmen every year and it's a great event that draws a lot of crowds. The resort has celebrated this day every year and everything is organized with the help of the Irish community in Lanzarote.
For the third time in a row, the town of Teguise will organize a Traditional Carnival, which is meant to preserve and promote the customs of the traditional carnivals which took place in the Canary Islands.
There are carnivals in Lanzarote in all the resorts and also in Arrecife, the island's capital, so the festival in Haria is not as huge and impressive in numbers compared to these larger ones.
Are you visiting Puerto del Carmen in Lanzarote during the carnival season? If so, then be sure not to miss the carnival which is a beautiful way to experience the local culture and have a bit of fun while you're on holiday in Lanzarote.
Each year, on the 5th of January, every municipality and town on the island of Lanzarote welcomes the arrival of the Three Kings from the East.
Event in Lanzarote September 2019 See the full program below.
Tinajo City Council and the Festival Committee have organized a series of recreational, cultural, sports, musical and religious activities to commemorate the Fiesta of the Patron Saint of the island Lanzarote, La Virgen De Los Dolores.
This is an annual event in the resort of Puerto del Carmen, organized by the Hindu community. HOLI is celebrated to welcome the spring with lots of colors. It means the victory of the good over the evil.
This year will mark the 6th Edition for the Feria del Queso y la Cabra - Festival of Cheese & Goat in Playa Blanca, Lanzarote. This event has started back in 2013 and it has gained huge popularity among tourists and locals alike.
Every year, between the months of January and March, Lanzarote is in a festive mood, with all the fiestas and carnivals that are happening around the island. This year the main events will take place in Arrecife, Puerto del Carmen, Playa Blanca and Costa Teguise.
The Department for Tourism has announced a new event for June, organized in Costa Teguise - Lanzarote.
1st edition of the Water Festival / Festival de Agua in Playa Honda
La Geria, in Lanzarote, celebrates this week on the 14th and 15th of August 2018 its festivities in honor of the Virgen de La Caridad, which pay tribute to the wine industry and field workers. On the afternoon of Tuesday, August 14, the festivities will start on the esplanade next to Bodegas Rubicón, along with the bands Janubio and El Geito.
On May 30th 2018 the town of Puerto del Carmen will be celebrating the Day of the Canary Islands - Dia de Canarias. Here's the complete list of events in Puerto del Carmen for the month of May 2018:
Get ready for the fiesta, 'cause Lanzarote is starting preparations for the next set of Carnivals!
Each year, the Canary Islands celebrate carnival season between February - March and Lanzarote makes no exception from this rule.
Tias Council has announced a photo competition in order to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Puerto del Carmen. Conditions to participate in the competition:
This weekend there's a culinary event happening in Puerto del Carmen called Tapa’s Fair - The taste of tradition or Feria de la Tapa.
It's fiesta time in Costa Teguise! Lots of activities planned for the next days: dancing, music, sports and even theater acts!
Tias Town Council has announced a cultural trip to the island of Los Lobos and anyone who wants to participate has to sign up with the Culture Department (Departamento de Cultura).
August will be a busy month in the municipality of Yaiza, a month mainly dedicated to youth and sporting activities for kids and people of all ages as well.