Whats on Lanzarote: December 2016

For festive events throughout December, please read our Guide to Christmas & New Year in Lanzarote.

1-11 December: VII Encuentro de Senderismo

VII Encuentro de Senderismo Lanzarote

A series of 21 free guided walks are available during this event from the 1st to 11th December. More info: http://www.lanzaroteinformation.com/content/vii-encuentro-de-senderismo-lanzarote

1-31 December: Exhibition GEN80


A collection of artists have an exhibition GEN80 on display in El Almacen in Arrecife until the 11th February 2017. Opening hours 10:00-21:00 Monday to Friday & 10:00-14:00 on Saturday.

1-6 December: Fiestas de Santa Barbara


The village of Máguez are celebrating their Fiestas de Santa Barbara from 30th November to 6th December.

1-4 December: Exhibition Pilar Vicent


The Cuadros de Arenas y Piedras exhibition by Pilar Vicent can be seen until the 4th December at the sociedad La Tegala in Haria from 11:00-21:00.

1-18 December: Exhibition Bel den Mar

Natural Exhibition

The Bel den Mar natural exhibition is on display in El Aljibe, Haría from the 25th November to 18th December. Opening times Monday to Saturday 10:00-14:00.

1-18 December: IV Campaña navideña de recogida de juguetes

Toy campaign

New or used toys are being collected at various points across Lanzarote from the 1st to 20th December. These toys will be distributed to families in need living in Lanzarote in time for Christmas. 

3 December: Rallye Orvecame

Rally Orvecame

The annual Rally Orvecame motor sport event takes place in Lanzarote on Saturday 3rd December.

3 December: Conciertos de La Cueva

Cave Concerts

A classical concert in the fabulous underground cave location of the Cueva de Los Verdes on the 3rd December at 20:00. Trio of piano, violoncello and clarinet. Tickets from the CACT visitor centres.

4-10 December: XX Abierto Internacional de Alta Delta

Ala delta

The Alta Delta annual hang gliding competition will be held in Lanzarote from the 4th to 10th December.

4 December: Carrera de Ilusiones


Charity race in Costa Teguise on Sunday 4th December, with a toy donation or €5 entry. Distances from 400m to 5km.

5 December: Christian Honerkamp 


Christian Honerkamp will be presenting his Calendar 2017 at the Casa de la Culture Benito Pérez Armas in Yaiza on the 5th December at 20:00. 

10 December: Lanzarote Marathon

Lanzarote Marathon 2016

The Lanzarote Marathon will be held in Costa Teguise on the 10th December, with distances from 5km up to a full 42km marathon available.

10 December: San Bartolomé Shopping

Final 01

The commercial shopping area of San Bartolomé has a special day planned to entice shoppers to enjoy live music, street procession, children’s play and €1 tapas from 11:00-22:00 on the 10th December 2016.

10 December: Geoloruta

Geolruta 10 dec

A new Geoloruta 7km walk lasting approximately 4 hours will be held on Saturday 10th December in Haría. It’s classed as a medium, the route covers Montaña de Faja, Los Helechos, Volcán de la Corona and Valle de Haría. Leaving at 9:00 from the church in the plaza. Register by email to geoparque@cabildolanzarote.com before the 7th December. 

11 December: Tempo Lanzarote

Tempo Lanzarote Cartel

The fabulous Tempo Lanzarote musical show at the Jameos del Agua will be performed at 12:30 on Sunday 11th December 2016. More info and tickets here: http://www.lanzaroteinformation.com/content/new-season-tempo-lanzarote

11 December: Craft Fair

Craft fayre

Support PALS at the craft fair on Sunday 11th December, at the Lanzarote a Caballo centre near Uga. Open from 09:00-14:00

17-18 December: Free Pass For Donation

Caritas Rancho Texas

Each year Rancho Texas work with a charity to collect non perishable food in return for a free pass for the attraction. This year toys are also welcome. Donate 7kg of food from 09:30 - 13:30 at Rancho Texas and receive a free pass which is valid until the 31st May 2017. The donations will be distributed to families in need by Cáritas Lanzarote.

17 December: Deja Huella

Deja Huella

A 4km charity run with your pet at La Bufona in Arrecife on the 17th December at 16:00. Entry €10.

17 December: Percusión de India

Percusion de India

Eduardo Lastra will be playing Indian percussion at Pure Vida in Tina on Saturday 17th December at 20:00. Tickets €8

18 December: Be Brave & Run

Be Brave  Run Princesa Yaiza Solidaria 18 Dec 2016

The Princesa Yaiza annual charity run will be on the18th December in Playa Blanca, Lanzarote. 

18 December: Madama Butterfly

Opera Madama Butterfly Arrecife diciembre 2016

The Madame Butterfly opera will be performed at the Teatro Cine Atlantida in Arrecife on Sunday 18th December at 20:30. Tickets €15.

18 December: CACT Solidarios Concert

Cact solidarios

A charity concert will be performed in the auditorium at the Jameos del Agua on Friday 23rd December at 20:30. The CACT Solidarios concert includes folklore groups Acatife, El Pavón and Raíces. Tickets €15 from the CACT attractions and website.

29 December: ACUARTI Concierto

Acuarti concert

The musical band Acuarti will be performing their end of year concert at the municipal theatre in Tías on Thursday 29th December at 20:30, Free entry.

31 December: San Silvestre Arrecife

San Silvestre Arrecife

The San Silvestre Ciudad de Arrecife 5km run on New Year’s Eve is priced at €5 for adults and under 12’s free this year, supporting the SARA animal shelter in Lanzarote. The start and finish line is at the Marina Lanzarote, the course includes a lap of the Charco de San Ginés and historic centre of Arrecife. Register online www.cronolinecanarias.com Kids race at 16:30 and adults at 18:00.

31 December: San Silvestre Puerto del Carmen

CARTEL San Silvestre Conejera

The XVII San Silvestre Conejera Puerto del Carmen 5km run on New Year’s Eve is €10 to enter which includes a t-shirt. Kids up to 15 years race free. Registration is online http://sansilvestreconejera.cavelanz.com The run is at the Plaza de las Naciones near Playa Los Pocillos and starts at 16:00.

Concerts at the Pool & Bar Arrecife Gran Hotel in December 2016

AGH concerts Dec 2016

Cultural Agenda Arrecife in December 2016


Agenda diciembre 2016

Deiland events in December 2016

Deiland December

UD Lanzarote Football Fixtures December 2016

04/12 Tenerife B – U.D.Lanzarote

11/12 U.D.Lanzarote – Unión Sur Yaiza

18/12 Panadería Pulido San Mateo – U.D.Lanzarote


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