There's always something happening in Lanzarote!
Visiting Lanzarote this year, click though to our monthly what's on pages which are updated daily as new events are announced to see what's happening during your visit to the island.
Our Annual Fiesta Guide to Lanzarote shows the dates celebrated througout the year with links to more detailed programmes.
This book is a great guide to Puerto del Carmen: The Camel Guide to Puerto del Carmen and Tias
Check out our Lanzarote Agenda, this calendar can be viewed daily, weekly and monthly to find out what's on when in Lanzarote.
There's always a market of some description on somewhere in Lanzarote, see our Quick Guide to New and Secondhand Markets to find our what's on where.
Below you will find lots of articles about events in Lanzarote, please use the search box above to look for anything specific.
The Cabildo, Ayuntamiento of Arrecife, Asociación Colombolanzaroteña and the Federación de Asociaciones de Inmigrantes have organised a special weekend to bring together the different nationalities of residents in Lanzarote.
The Festival de Los Pueblos will be held in the Parque Ramírez Cerdá in Arrecife on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th April.
The programme includes cultural events from Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Netherlands, Dominican Republic, Cuba, Middle East and Africa amongst other countries. The aim of the weekend is to strengthen cultural ties and improve the coexistence between people of different background.
You could combine this event with a visit to the capital, the park is situated on the front in the centre of Arrecife, close to the main shopping area Leon y Castillo, Saturday market, Charco de San Gines and Marina Lanzarote.
Festival de Los Pueblos Programme
Saturday 18th April
10:00 –16:00 Music, games and various activities for children
12:00 Opening of the festival with dignitaries from the Cabildo de Lanzarote, Ayuntamiento de Arrecife and representatives of the different countries included in the event. Poet Elvira Rodríguez Meso reading “Mi Bandera”
13:00 Typical international dances from Colombia, Bolivia and Chile with Animaciones Nailyth and dancers Karen Tatiana Molina & Juan Camilo Ortiz Salsa Caleña read more »
There will be two movies in English at the cinemas in Lanzarote on Monday the 20th and Thursday the 23rd:
Remaining unchanged at 19:35 at Multicines Atlántida in Arrecife: Insurgent. the second instalment of the cinematographic adaptation of the Veronica Roth Divergent trilogy. Beatrice Prior must confront her inner demons and continue her fight against a powerful alliance which threatens to tear her society apart with the help from others on her side. Starring Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Ansel Elgort, Naomi Watts and Kate Winslet.
And newly introduced at read more »
4th June: Corpus Christi
Traditional salt carpets are created in the old towns of Lanzarote for the religious procession of Corpus Christi. Teams work for several hours to create some stunning designs, best seen in Arrecife and the old capital of Teguise.
7th June: V MTB-XC Ajei
The 5th edition of the MTB-XC Ajei will be held on Saturday 7th June, this mountain bike race is part of the Canarian championships, it starts at 10:30 by the Casa Mayor Guerra in San Bartolomé. read more »
There’s a special event in Playa Honda this Saturday called Vibra!!
As you can see from the map above, there are different zones set out along the Avenida de Playa Honda promenade with activities and entertainment from 11:00. It’s a nice stroll or bike ride from Puerto del Carmen, along past the airport runway to Playa Honda and there’s plenty of nice bars and restaurants to enjoy along the front too.
There’s lots of beach fun with paddle surfing, soccer, inflatables, climbing wall and zip line. Market stalls will be set up along the promenade and there’s live music.
Sara Lanzarote, the animal shelter will also be there, they’ve organised an adopted dog competition to crown the Miss & Mister Can.
Playa Honda Vibra Programme
10:30 Sara information stand with vet and dog grooming (Zone Marilyn)
10:30 Market & Brunch (Zone Marilyn)
11:00 Start of children’s activities and workshops read more »
There will be two movies in English at the cinemas in Lanzarote on Monday the 13th and Thursday the 16th:
Newly introduced at 19:35 at Multicines Atlántida in Arrecife: Insurgent. the second instalment of the cinematographic adaptation of the Veronica Roth Divergent trilogy. Beatrice Prior must confront her inner demons and continue her fight against a powerful alliance which threatens to tear her society apart with the help from others on her side. Starring Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Ansel Elgort, Naomi Watts and Kate Winslet.
And unchanged at read more »
This Saturday, we’re suggesting a visit to San Bartolomé as the town is celebrating their 5th edition of the Shopping Primavera with offers, gifts, discounts, music and prizes.
This special shopping event on Saturday 11th April has been jointly organised between the Cabildo de Lanzarote and the Ayuntamiento de San Bartolomé and has the participation of over 40 shops in the area.
The shops included in the promotion are listed and numbered on the map above, they are predominantly situated in the Avenida Alcalde Antonio Cabrera Barrera.
San Bartolomé has lots of history but it’s not a place tourists think of visiting. There is an interesting read more »
The documentary entitled Las Manos will be shown free of charge to residents for the next 4 Sundays at the Jameos del Agua auditorium in Lanzarote.
The film which translates to “Hands” has been produced by Tenerife filmmaker Miguel Morales, it’s a tribute to all of the men and women who were part of the team to develop our Centres of Art, Culture and Tourism, under the artistic leadership of César Manrique.
The documentary will be shown at 12:30 on Sundays the 12th, 19th & read more »