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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.
The carnivals usually take place between the months of February and March each year.
It's a great time to be on the island, so don't miss the occasion to participate in any of these events. People get dressed up, wear makeup, drink and party all night long, tourists and locals alike.
Due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, there are no large events currently scheduled to happen in Fuerteventura, but everyone is hoping that the situation will improve until 2022 so that the next edition of the carnival will be celebrated as usual in Lanzarote once again.
Will there be any carnivals in Lanzarote in 2022?
Each municipality organizes its own carnival, so you have plenty of opportunities to experience a carnival fiesta in Lanzarote during your holiday. Each carnival lasts for several days and they usually don't overlap. There is even a carnival organized on the small island of La Graciosa.
Scroll down to the end of the article to see also the dates for the main parade in each town or resort.
The carnival is a really fun time to be in Lanzarote, as there are lots of parades and street parties and it's a festive atmosphere all over the place. If you really want to immerse yourself in the spirit of the carnival in Lanzarote, then we would recommend getting a costume, even a simple one and blend in with the locals.
The parades are mentioned in chronological order.
If you're on the island during the events, here's a list of things to do in Lanzarote to give you some ideas of what you can see and explore during the daytime.