This is the programme of Christmas, New Year and Kings events in the municipality of Yaiza 2021 / 2022 which includes the holiday resort of Playa Blanca:
-20:30h. Performance by the Folkloric Association Guaguime and Parranda El Golpito (part of the Navidad Isleña programme) at Plaza del Carmen. Bookings on https://ecoentradas.com
-9h. Volunteer clean-up of the sea bed and beach at Playa Flamingo. More information by contacting +34 620 281 900. Registration required.
-18h. Music Race Nice at the Town Centre. Charity race in aid of the victims of La Palma. Distances 1 mile, 5km and 10km.
-19:30h. Christmas Parade by the Paseo Marítimo and Calle Limones to finish up at the Plaza del Carmen. Accompanied by local Comparsas Los Yaiseros and Los Timanfeiros.
-21h. Tribute to Juan Luis Guerra, live, at Plaza del Carmen.
-20h. Performance of the Parranda Pal Porrón at Plaza del Carmen. (part of the Navidad Isleña programme).
-From 10h to 14h. Shopping Campaign “¡Vive unas compras de película!” with characters from the movies, live music, surprise event and much more. Your purchases will be entered in a draw for prizes.
-17h. Santa Claus Visit. From Faro Pechiguera via Playa Flamingo and the Bus Station towards Plaza del Carmen.
-18h. Children’s Musical Villan@s at Plaza del Carmen.
-11h. Children’s Workshop making Christmas Baubles at Centro Cultural La Aurora.
-17:30h. Christmas Market at Plaza de Los Remedios
-19h. Inauguration of the Nativity Scene at Plaza de Los Remedios.
With the performance of the Rancho de Pascuas, School of Folkore,Parranda Janubio and Los Salineros de La Hoya (part of the Navidad Isleña programme).
-18h. Cinema: “El Agente Topo”. Free registration on https://muestradecinedelanzarote.com
19h. Inauguration of the exhibition “Imagen y forma” by Brigitte Riesco and Javier Ibáñez at the Casa de la Cultura.
-17h. Performance of the Rachel Thompson’s Dance School at the Casa de la Cultura.
-12:45h. Christmas Gathering at the Church with the Yaiza Choir and Choir El Cribo. (part of the Navidad Isleña programme).
Bookings on https://.ecoentradas.com
-14h. Concert “Uniendo Caminos”, Joining Paths, at the Plaza de Los Remedios. With soloists Domingo Rodríguez Orames, also knowns as El Colorao, Yeay Rodríguez, Elieser Betancourt, Alejandro Betancourt and Miguel Cadavieco from Cantabria, among others.
-17h. Parade at Paseo Marítimo, Calle Limones and Plaza del Carmen. With the performance of Rancho de Pascuas de Yaiza.
-11h. Children’s Workshop making Christmas Decorations at the Casa de Cultura.
Other than these two main towns, there are also events in the following villages:
-19h. Christmas Gathering at the Iglesia de San Marcial de Rubicón with the performances of Rancho de Pascuas de Yaiza and Tinajo (part of the Navidad Isleña programme). Bookings on https://ecoentradas.com
-11h. Children’s Workshop making Felt Soaps at the Centro Cultura.
-17:30h. Family Story-telling “Navidad en el Mundo”, Christmas around the World, with Isabel Cabrera.
-11h. Children’s Workshop making Christmas Candles at the Centro Cultura.
-21h. Official Tribute to Maná live. At the forecourt.
SALINAS DE JANUBIO
-10h. Workshop to make traditional kites. Free registration on https://muestradecinedelanzarote.com
-21h. “Cantando en Navidad” Concert, Singing at Christmas by the Folkloric Association Rubicón at the tent. Bookings on https://ecoentradas.com
-11h. Children’s Workshop “Jardinero de Navidad”, Christmas Gardener at the Centro Cultural.
-19:30h. Show “Ilusioland” by Los Cantadores at the Tent. Bookings on www.ecoentradas.com
Also, on the Sunday 12h of December, at 8:30h. the traditional Christmas Excursion for the municipality elders will take place. They will be visiting the Nativity Scenes around the island. More information and registration by contacting +34 679 453 803. Limited spaces. Note: Buses will collect the people registered in the different villages in the municipality.
And last, but not least, in January 2022 on Wednesday 5ht, the 3 Wise Men will get the key of the town on their visit around the villages of the municipality
La Geria, Puerto Calero, Playa Quemada, Uga, Las Casitas, Femés, Maciot, Las Breas, La Hoya, La Degollada, Yaiza, El Golfo and Playa Blanca.
Reminder: these events are subject to changes and / or cancelations depending on how the pandemic situation progreses.
See our Christmas Guide for Lanzarote.