Events and Festivals in Lanzarote

  • Lanzarote Carnival: Taking place in the capital city, the carnival is generally held in the month of February. It includes the tradition of burying a sardine on Ash Wednesday. Parades of people dressed in brightly coloured costumes form the crux of the carnival along with bands, music and dancing and fireworks. 
  • Dia de la Cruz (Day of the Cross): Taking place in the month of May, this festival is known for its decorated crosses. Events are held throughout Lanzarote, particularly around public plazas. Events involve people dancing in authentic Canary Island costumes.
  • San Juan (St. John's Day): Held in June, this festival celebrates the rich history and heritage of Lanzarote. Festival highlights include outdoor concerts, traditional rituals, sporting competitions and fireworks displays.

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