What's On

What's On in Lanzarote

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.

What's on November 2015 What's on December 2015
What's on Christmas & New Year 2015-2016 What's on January 2016
Lanzarote Carnival Dates & Information 2016 What's on February 2016
What's on March 2016 What's on April 2016
What's on May 2016 What's on June 2016
What's on July 2016 What's on August 2016

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.

Our Calendario Laboral de Lanzarote has the list of bank holidays / fiesta days in Lanzarote. We also publish the school holidays for 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.

Dia de Canarias in Lanzarote 2016

The independence of the Canary Islands is celebrated on the 30th May, with lots of traditional Canarian events.

We’ve pulled together all the event information for what’s happening in Lanzarote to celebrate the Día de Canarias.


Puerto del Carmen

There’s a folklore festival in the old harbour at Plaza Varadero on Sunday 29th May with different groups performing live from 12:00-21:00. Sport is the theme of the events on Monday 30th with lucha wrestling, jolatero & chalanas boat races, children’s games and a BBQ with traditional Canarian food.  read more »

Salt Carpets in Lanzarote 2016

The brightly coloured Alfombras de Sal are a popular attraction for visitors to Lanzarote during Corpus Christi.

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Teams of volunteers, from schools, charities, sports clubs and associations work together to create their masterpiece from grains of sea salt. The salt is mixed with dye before being pressed into a pattern to form a salt carpet.

The carpets will be created from Friday 27th May until the Corpus Christi procession on Sunday 29th May, after which they are swept away.  The local councils provide the salt, dye, tools and snacks for this event. Here's where you can find the carpets being created in Lanzarote:  read more »

Nautical Day at Puerto Calero

Puerto Calero Marina in Lanzarote are holding a Jornada de la Náutica y el Medio Ambiente, to celebrate World Environment Day and World Oceans Day on Saturday 4th June 2016.


This open day includes free nautical activities with something for all the family. The aim of the event is to highlight local biodiversity and our role in protecting the oceans, whilst experiencing the pleasure to be found on and in the sea. Puerto Calero Marina holds a blue flag status for their good environmental practices.

From 10:00 to 14:00 there are sailing trips,  read more »

English Cinema in Lanzarote, 23rd and 26th May 2016

There is only movie in English in Lanzarote next week that will be shown twice  on Monday and Thursday.

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At 19:40 in Multicines Atlántida in Arrecife, the newly introduced: "Eye in the Sky":

Colonel Katherine Powell (played by Helen Mirren) is the military officer in command of an operation to capture terrorists who are living in a safe house in Kenya. But she finds out that the terrorists are planning a  read more »

Free Museum Visits 18th May 2016

The Centros de Art, Culture & Tourism (CACT) are celebrating the Día de los Museos on the 18th May and opening two of their centres in Lanzarote,  free of charge.


Residents and visitors are invited to explore the interesting exhibitions currently available at the MIAC Castillo de San José and La Casa Amarilla in Arrecife.  read more »

English Cinema in Lanzarote, 16th and 19th May 2016

And we are back to only one movie in English in Lanzarote next week unchanged, also back to being shown twice , on Monday and Thursday:

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At Multicines Atlántida in Arrecife unchanged at 19:30h: "Captain America: Civil War".

The world's politicians try to regulate all superhuman activity which will bring the Avengers to a war between  themselves, taking sides with either Iron Man (played by Robert Downey Jr.) or Captain America (played by Chris Evans).  read more »

Family Fun with Scenic Arts

A special weekend of family fun has been confirmed for the 13th, 14th and 15th May in Costa Teguise, Lanzarote.


The Scenic Arts programme includes music, theatre, clown and magic events at three different locations within the holiday resort of Costa Teguise, and they’re all free entry.  read more »


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