Our guide to enjoying Christmas, New Year and Reyes (Kings) in Lanzarote, Canary Islands. Just scroll to the dates you want to read about below.

In case you’re wondering, here’s What Christmas is like in Lanzarote.

You can see restaurants offering Christmas Dinners on our Facebook page here: Christmas Dinners.

You can also see cultural events by area here: Navidad Isleña.

Official Programmes for each area

Each Municipality on the island publishes their own programme:

Yaiza Including Playa Blanca, Christmas Programme.

Tias, including Puerto del Carmen, Christmas Programme.

Arrecife Christmas Programme.

Teguise, including Costas Teguise Christmas Programme.

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Friday 16th November

Christmas Lights Biosfera

Christmas lights switch on at the Biosfera shopping centre in Puerto del Carmen

Sjømannskirken’s Christmas Fair at the Norwegian church on Calle Rociega 2 in Puerto del Carmen on Friday 16th from 11:00-16:00

Saturday 17th November

Christmas Lights Deiland

Christmas light switch on at Deiland shopping centre in Playa Honda at 18:30.

Meet Santa Biosfera

Visit Papa Noel / Santa / Father Christmas at the Deiland shopping centre in Puerto del Carmen at 18:15

Sjømannskirken’s Christmas Fair at the Norwegian church on Calle Rociega 2 in Puerto del Carmen on Saturday 17th from 11:00-14:30

Sunday 18th November

PALS Christmas Fayre, Sunday 18th November 9:00 to 14:00 at Lanzarote a Caballo

Friday 23rd November

Christmas Playa Blanca

Christmas light switch on in Playa Blanca at 19:00 on Friday 23rd November on Calle Limones in the town centre, followed by a concert.

Saturday 24th November

Visit Papa Noel / Santa / Father Christmas at the Deiland shopping centre in Puerto del Carmen at 18:15

Sunday 25th November

Christmas Fayre

Charity Christmas Fayre at the sociedad in Macher (near Puerto del Carmen) from 11:00-15:00

Christmas party at The Wall Street Bar in Puerto del Carmen from 7PM to 4AM.

Saturday 1st December

Visit Papa Noel / Santa / Father Christmas at the Deiland shopping centre in Puerto del Carmen at 18:15

Thursday 6th December

Lighting of the Christmas tree at the Princesa Yaiza Hotel from 1800.

Saturday 8th December

Visit Papa Noel / Santa / Father Christmas at the Deiland shopping centre in Puerto del Carmen at 18:15

Santa is also at Biosfera plaza from 1815.

Thursday 13th December

Gala de Navidad

The MT dance school will be performing a Christmas Gala at the theatre in San Bartolome on the 13th at 19:00

Friday 14th December

Gala Navidad

Christmas Gala event from the Beatrice Senent dance school at the Pabellón in Tías on the 14th at 19:30

Skatoons Christmas Special

The Skatoons will be performing their Christmas Special at the Wall Street Bar in Puerto del Carmen at 22:00 on the 14th December.

Gran Opening of the nativity display at Casa de la Cultura in Yaiza at 7PM.

Santa Claus will visit the beach at Playa Matagorda in Puerto del Carmen at 1200

Saturday 15th December

Christmas Fayre Costa Teguise

Charity Christmas Fayre at Tekker in Costa Teguise on the 15th December at 19:00

Visit Papa Noel / Santa / Father Christmas at the Deiland shopping centre in Puerto del Carmen at 18:15

Santa is also at Biosfera Plaza in Puerto del Carmen from 1815

Christmas concert in the Plaza at Playa Honda from 1830.

Sunday 16th December

Magic of Christmas event at El Pueblo shopping centre in Playa Blanca, with bouncy castles, and infants games. from 1030.

Christmas market in Yaiza from 1000 to 2000.

Monday 17th December

Santa Claus will visit the beach at Playa Los Pocillos, Puerto del Carmen at 1200.

Tuesday 18th December

Christmas Carols 4.00pm Church of Nuestra Señora del Carmen, Avenida de Papagayo,
Playa Blanca. Free Entry.

Santa Claus will visit the beach at Playa Chica, Puerto del Carmen at 1200.

Wednesday 19th December

Christmas Carols 6.30pm Church of Nuestra Señora, The Old Harbour, Puerto del Carmen. Free entry.

Santa Claus in Calle Limones, Playa Blanca from 1830, followed by folk concert.

Thursday 20th December

Christmas Carols 7.00pm Centro Civico, Costa Teguise. Free entry.

Santa Parade

The Santa Parade will take place in Puerto del Carmen, leaving the junction of the avenida with Calle Italia at 1800 and walking down The Strip to the sports centre.

Christmas market at Cantina de Mala for three evenings from the 20th.

Friday 21st December

Feria Artesanal de Navidad Teguise

The 3rd edition of the Feria Artesanal de Navidad (Christmas craft market) will be held from the 21st to 23rd December in the Plaza de Los Leones in La Villa de Teguise from 12:00 – 21:00.

LADS Xmas

Lanzarote’s Amateur Dramatic Society (LADS) are having a Christmas Party at Bar Eliro in Puerto del Carmen on the 21st December at 19:30.

Santa Claus will be at Marina Rubicon in Playa Blanca from 1030 until 1200.

Saturday 22nd December

Christmas Market at Centro Comercial Rubicon, close to Marina Rubicon in Playa Blanca, featuring classic car show, music, sweets and more. From 1000 until 1500.

Sunday 23rd December

The hit music and dance show Angaro at Jameos del Agua: Angaro.

Santa Parade in Playa Blanca, starting at Calle Limones at 1700 and going to Plaza del Carmen.

Monday 24th December

Meet Santa Biosfera

Visit Papa Noel / Santa / Father Christmas at the Deiland shopping centre in Puerto del Carmen at 11:30

 

Friday 28th December

Santo Domingo Concert

The fantastical Christmas journey will be performed at the Santo Domingo in La Villa de Teguise on Friday 28th at 20:00. Free entry.

Sunday 30th December

Be brave and run

Be Brave and Run – annual Christmas Charity Fun Run in Playa Blanca – Fun Run.

The hit music and dance show Angaro at Jameos del Agua: Angaro.

Monday 31st December

San Silvestre Puerto del Carmen

Join in the New Year’s Eve traditional run XIX San Silvestre Conejera in Puerto del Carmen from 16:00 with races for children and adults.

Jesters NYE James Bond Party

Dress to impress at Jester’s New Year’s Eve party in Costa Teguise from 20:00.

Saturday 5th January

King’s parade in Yaiza at 1900.

King’s Parade in Playa Blanca, starting at 1900 and passing by Calle Jaime Quesada, Avenida Papagayo and Plaza del Carm with children’s entertainment and music groups.

King’s Parade at Marina Rubicon, Playa Blanca at 1200.