Festivity calendar of Lanzarote is various and full: apart from religious festivity, are celebrated local and national festivities day, there’s the patron day of every village. Among the most important: “fiesta de Nuestra Señora de los Volcanes de Mancha Blanca" and the "Virgen del Carmen de Fermés" one.
Other events of the island are the pyres on the day of San Juan, the Lanzarote Carnival, Semana Santa, el Día de la Cruz and the Corpus Christi, Most are celebrated with typical Canaries dressing up, dances and street representations, abundant food and drink, typical activities of every village, commemorative masses and parades.
La Fiesta de San Ginés,celebrated on the second week of August, in honor of the Island protector. It's one of the best attractions, with its degustation, parades, music acts, theatrical events concluding with the breath taking fireworks. This event is one of the main events of the island.
La Romería de los Dolores, is characterized for being one of the most ancient celebration of the island. If you want to participate it takes place during the first half of September.
Campeonato Mensual J80, a sailing contest that takes place monthly in the Lanzarote coasts.
la Festividad de San Roque, takes place in Tinajo, on the first half of August. Its aim is to celebrate and give thanks to the town patron.
la Festividad de San Juan Bautista,is located in the Harìa district, exactly in Plaza de la Constituciòn. It celebrates the town patron as well. For those who want to come, it takes places during July Week-ends.
Areas for walkingIn Puerto del Carmen we find plenty of cocktails bars. In the Atlantico Commercial Centre, live music, disco music, discos and hundred bars with cuban dancers and latin music.
There are different breweries in Avenida Marìtima where you can listen to different kind of music: disco music, salsa etc…
Varadero zone is also great to hip a cocktail in the breweries terraces.
Arrecifeis a must to relate with islanders. In Calle Jose Antonio you'll find tons of bars on the way, with people of all ages and any kind of music.
* We recommend to take a look Lagomar since Thursday night: nice Club with easy people and nice ambient, located in the north of Nazaret (between Teguise and Tahiche).
Commercial centersIn the center of Arrecife, in Calle Real, there is a small commercial centre called Spinola.
In Playa Honda the Mega center and Centro Comercial Deiland.
In Puerto del Carmen La Biosfera commercial centre.
Costa Teguise, Here you'll find many small centers with the typical souvenir shops, cameras, bijoux…Typical indian Shops.
*Deiland and el Biosfera distinguish themselves for their great choice of relaxing goods.