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Midsummer Lunch in aid of The Kennel Klub

Jilly Simmons will be holding a Midsummer Lunch at her home in Tías on the 12th June 2013 to help raise much needed funds for the The Kennel Klub, who do a wonderful job by re-homing & finding foster homes for rescued dogs on our island of Lanzarote. It’s a very commendable task but it doesn’t come cheap.

The Kennel Klub

The price of the lunch is only €10 and it sounds scrumptious:

- Marie and Steve, from Lanzarote Pies kindly will be donating their delicious home-made pies and pasties

- The Carvery will be donating a mixed meat platter (turkey, beef and pork) and  read more »

Lanzarote Nightlife 30th May - 2nd June 2013

There’s still lots of traditional events relating to Día de Canarias this weekend, it’s also Corpus Christi where you can watch the salt carpets being created.

Here’s what else is happening around the island of Lanzarote.

Playa Blanca:

Classical Music Concert Princesa Yaiza 1 Jun

Venue: Princesa Yaiza Hotel, Salón Timanfaya, Playa Blanca, Yaiza, Lanzarote

Date: Saturday 1st June 2013

Time: 20:30

Details: Classical Music Concert with Josu Okiñena & R?zvan Suma. The programme includes pieces from Johannes Brahms, Bahuslav Martinu, Manuel de Falla and Astor Piazzolla. Tickets cost €20 and are available online through www.musicaclasicalanzarote.com as well as the usual outlets around the island.


La Geria:

Alexis Lemes Bodega Stratvs 1 Jun

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Salt Carpets 2013

The religious festival of Corpus Christi takes place in Lanzarote this weekend, which includes the wonderful tradition of Alfombras de Sal.

Lanzarote Salt Carpet


The council of Arrecife are expecting around thirty salt carpets to create a colourful tapestry through the island’s capital. Twenty tonnes of salt from the salinas in Guatiza and 100 kilos of organic pigments have been provided by the Cabildo of Lanzarote and Arrecife Ayuntamiento. Teams of up to 20 people per carpet will be busy creating their masterpieces from Saturday afternoon through to early Sunday morning.

The Corpus Christi procession will be held at  read more »

Lanzarote Nightlife 23rd - 26th May 2013

We’ve already mentioned the Grand Opening of Slattery’s Traditional Irish Bar and there’s also lots of traditional Canarian events in the lead up to Día de Canarias which we’ve previously published.

Here’s our guide as to what else is happening this weekend in Lanzarote.

Puerto del Carmen:

Rock & Ska

Venue: Clancys Bar, Old Town, Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote

Date: Saturday 25th May 2013

Time: 16:00 – 00:00

Details: Famara Water Awareness Gig in memory of Steve Potter. Confirmed bands include Mick James, Zombie Love, King Roj & The Skatoons. Entry €3 for adults, kids free.

Bahia 25 y 25 May

Venue:  read more »

Canarian Day 2013

The Día de Canarias is celebrated annually on the 30th of May in commemoration of the first autonomous parliament session in the Canary Islands, this year marks the 30th anniversary.

Arrecife Vive CanariasCanary_islands

The celebrations begin tomorrow, Friday 24th May through to Thursday 30th May, which is also a public holiday.

Arrecife VIVE CanariasDia_de_Canarias

Arrecife, the capital of Lanzarote has a special programme called Arrecife VIVE Canarias on Saturday 25th May which will be centred around the Parque Ramírez Cerdá and Avenida Marítima. Residents are invited to wear their traditional Canarian dress for the Encuentro de Romeros. Arrecife council have organised a day of events from 10:00 to 23:00 with something for everyone, including gastronomy, sports, art and culture.

Two pavilions with  read more »

Events in Puerto del Carmen 2013

The tourism department in Tías have produced a calendar of events happening in the resort of Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote from May to December 2013.

folio puerto del carmen 2013

The May and June events are typically Canarian where you can experience the traditions and culture of Lanzarote. July sees the return of the popular Summer Music Festival and the Pride Festival. Puerto del Carmen celebrates for almost two weeks in August with the focus on the old harbour in commemoration of the patron saint of mariners and namesake. September brings an end of summer party and a tapas food fair. It wouldn’t be October without a beer festival! Ocean Lava moves to November this year, where elite lycra clad athletes swim, bike and run in a similar event to Ironman, although half the distance. The Christmas Market will be held in early December over the long holiday weekend, finishing the year with a New Year’s Eve celebration.


30th 17:00 Dia de Canarias  read more »

Lanzarote Nightlife 16th - 19th May 2013

We’ve already posted details of the National Day of Norway celebrations in Puerto del Carmen on Friday, Ironman Lanzarote on Saturday and the Go Karting Gran Prix on Sunday.

Here’s a suggestion of what else is happening around the island of Lanzarote this weekend.

La Villa de Teguise:

Alexis Lemes Castillo de Guanapay 18 May

Venue: Castillo de Guanapay, Teguise, Lanzarote

Date: Saturday 18th May 2013

Time: 20:30

Details: Alexis Lemes, Juantzo Pérez & Alex Janssen in concert at the castle in the old capital. Tickets priced at €7 from the Dept. Cultura in Teguise.

El bosque mágico 17 Mayo

Venue:  read more »

Nautical Days in Marina Rubicón 2013

The 7th edition of Nautical Days, or VII Jornadas Náuticas, takes place during the month of May in Lanzarote and has been organised by the "Club Náutico Castillo del Águila" with the collaboration of Yaiza's Townhall, the "Real Club Náutico de Arrecife", Naviera Armas and the Canarian government.

VII Jornadas Nauticas

This year's edition includes 3 sailing events:

From the 10th to the 12th  read more »


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