The southern Lanzarote resort of Playa Blanca invites residents and tourists to enjoy four intense days of Carnival animated by music, dances, parades and a variety of shows.
Playa Blanca Carnival Dates: 16 - 19 March 2023
This year participants will be able to have fun without pandemic restrictions together, so the public will be able to participate in the craziest event of the year celebrated in Playa Blanca. The hospitable and welcoming atmosphere of Playa Blanca awaits everyone at the party, as the carnival events will take place from Thursday 16 to Sunday 19 March.
Playa Blanca Carnival program 2023
THURSDAY, MARCH 16
5:00 p.m. CANINE CARNIVAL. Fun and prize for the most original costumes in the Plaza del Carmen.
7:00 p.m. OPENING PARADE - animated by the Comparsa Los Timanfeiros. Departure from Plaza del Carmen, link with Avenida Marítima to the pier, Calle Limones and return to the Plaza.
8:00 p.m. MEETING OF MURGA AND CHIRIGOTAS with performances by the Murga Los Simplones, winner of the murga contest in Lanzarote, Chirigota Chirichota from Gran Canaria and the Cádiz Carnival show 'Guasa'.
FRIDAY MARCH 17
8:00 p.m. RHYTHM AND HARMONY PASACALLE with the comparsas Los Cumbacheros and Guaracheros, from Calle Limones, next to the pier, and Av. Papagayo to finish in Plaza del Carmen, where Los Timanfeiros perform on stage.
9:00 p.m. GRAN DRAG QUEEN GALA with performances by the best drag queens in the Canary Islands, the Ballet Dance Pop with the show 'Carnavaleando' and La Reina Mayor in Plaza del Carmen.
CARNIVAL PARTY with the performance of Dj Elvis, Migüi Roger and the Mambo Latino orchestra of Lanzarote in the Plaza del Carmen.
SATURDAY MARCH 18
6:00 p.m. GREAT CARNIVAL PARADE with the participation of groups, floats and little masks. Departure from the Playa Flamingo area, Av. de Canarias, Jaime Quesada street and Av. Papagayo until reaching Plaza del Carmen.
After the parade, a CARNIVAL PARTY will follow with the performance of Grupo Bomba from Fuerteventura and El Combo Dominicano from Gran Canaria, in Plaza del Carmen.
10:00 a.m. CHILDREN'S CARNIVAL with the performance of the children's murga Chau Chau, winner of the Lanzarote children's murga contest, and the inclusive artistic group Los Desiguales of the Creciendo Yaiza Association, in Plaza del Carmen.
12:30 p.m. DAYTIME CARNIVAL with the performance of the El Combo Dominicano orchestra, Grupo Bomba, the artist Fulanito from Santo Domingo and Oscarito Serrano, "the craziest one", with his orchestra from Puerto Rico, in Plaza del Carmen.