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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.
On January 6th, Spain celebrates the Epiphany or the arrival of the Three Kings from the Orient, an event which is highly anticipated by everyone, but especially by children, who receive gifts on this day (similar to Christmas day in other cultures).
The day of the Epiphany, January 6th, is a public holiday and so many businesses will be closed on this day.
However, the celebration starts a day before, on January 5th, with a highly anticipated event: the Three Kings Parade (La Cabalgata de los Reyes Magos). The kids will write letters asking for toys or other gifts and they will and these letters down to the Three Kings when they meet them before the parade.
There are parades organized in all the major resorts like Puerto del Carmen, Playa Blanca and Costa Teguise, as well as in the other major towns like Tias or Yaiza.
The Three Kings Parade is always celebrated on the 5th of January.
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Their Majesties of the East will receive from the mayor, Óscar Noda, the keys to the municipality and will begin their journey through the main streets of Puerto Calero, Playa Quemada, Uga, Las Casitas, Femés, Maciot, Las Breñas, La Hoya, La Degollada, Yaiza, El Golfo and Playa Blanca.
Big parade and meeting of the Three Wise Men with the people of Yaiza. From 3:30 p.m. there will be children's workshops next to the Plaza de Remedios while waiting for the arrival of the Three Kings.
The colorful and cheerful parade headed by Melchor, Gaspar and Baltasar returns to Playa Blanca to spread illusion and happiness. From 5:30 p.m. there will be workshops next to Plaza del Carmen.
Their Majesties The Three Wise Men from the East visit # Tías!
Thursday, January 5th
Teguise will receive the visit of Their Majesty The Three Wise Men from the East on Wednesday, January 5.
Arrecife will celebrate the traditional Three Kings Parade in 2023.
The royal parade will begin at 6:00 p.m. from the Fairgrounds up to Boca del Muelle, followed by a big concert by Bohemia Lanzarote at the end of the parade - at El Almacen.
On January 5th, the municipality of Haría will experience one of the most magical and long-awaited moments of the year: the arrival of Their Majesties the Three Kings of the East.
The Three Kings are scheduled to arrive at the Arrieta dock at 5:00 p.m. After greeting the attendees, they will begin a drive through the main streets of the towns of Arrieta, Tabayesco, Mala, Charco del Palo, Punta Mujeres, Órzola, Ye, Guinate, Máguez and Haría so that no child is left behind. without seeing them.
While the delegation tours the municipality, at 5:00 p.m., the Plaza de Haría will host the extraordinary circus show 'Cabaret de Reyes'. At 6:30 p.m. it is expected that the Three Kings will arrive at the Haría City Hall, where the mayoress Evelia García will give them the master key with which they will be able to enter all the houses in the municipality.
Then, mounted on their magical camels and accompanied by the royal entourage, they will begin the tour through the streets of the town of Haría until they reach the "House of Herod", where the traditional dialogue between the Magi and Herod will be performed.
The tour will continue to the entrance of the Plaza de Haría where the Three Wise Men will descend from their camels to move on foot to the Church of the Incarnation, where they will make the offering of gold, incense and myrrh before the portal of Bethlehem. In the end, Their Majesties will be in charge of distributing the gifts in the square.
Municipality of San Bartolome
Info about the weather in Lanzarote in January