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Puerto del Carmen Fiesta 2022

Puerto del Carmen Fiesta 2022

The local council of Puerto del Carmen have announced the events programme for this month's upcoming fiesta, The upcoming festivities, in honour of Nuestra Senora del Carmen, begins on the 1st August and finishes on the 14th August and takes place in the Old Town and...

San Juan Fiestas

San Juan Fiestas

The San Juan Fiestas are celebrated every year on the 23rd June. The popular celebration, according to tradition, marks the start of summer and you will see small and larger bonfires on the the beaches of Lanzarote and scattered about the countryside. This year, the...

Happy Kings Day!

Happy Kings Day!

Today is one of the most anticipated days of the year for Spanish Children. On this day, children will wake up to presents left by the Three Kings and the day is spent playing and having family gatherings.  On the night of the 5th January it is the tradition to leave...

Lanzarote Can Celebrate San Juan

Lanzarote Can Celebrate San Juan

Its been announced that the Arrecife City Council will allow bonfires for the traditional fiestas of San Juan this year. There will be recommendations that everyone will have had to adhere to.  Anyone that is planning to celebrate the fiesta will have to first request...

3 Kings day in Lanzarote

3 Kings day in Lanzarote

Today is 3 kings day in Lanzarote. Its the Spanish Christmas day celebrated by the 3 kings arriving on camels to give out presents to the children. Every village has their own procession and ceremony where the kings arrive throwing sweets to the children. Its the...

Dolores 2019

Dolores 2019

Lanzarotes' largest pilgrimage is due to take place on 14/09/19 in honor the virgin Dolores in Macher Blanca. Thousands of islanders dressed in the traditional Canarian costume will make a promise and set off walking towards the village from their chosen locations to...

Salt Carpets of Corpus Christi

Salt Carpets of Corpus Christi

51 tons of salt was provided to make the salt carpets in the roads close to the church of San Gines in Arecife to celebrate. Tha salt is tinted with natural vibrant dyes to make religious pictures which are later walked upon during the processions of the festival. The...

Red Underwear for New Year

Many of you will have heard about the Spanish New Year tradition of eating 12 grapes with every strike of the clock at New Year. Another lesser known tradition and thought to bring you good luck for the coming year is to wear red underwear on New Years Eve. However,...

Procession Of The Sacred Heart Of Mary

After a night partying until dawn, the residents of Caleta de Famara woke up to accompany their Patroness, The Sacred Heart of Mary on the big day of the festivities in celebrate of her honor. After a religious Mass the procession began and was accompanied by music...

The Correct way To Dress

Lanzarote has launched a new incentive to promote the proper use of the traditional island costume. It has printed 5000 brochures and is holding talks all over the island. The idea is to create awareness and stop any new additions that are steering away from the...