Lanzarote August 2016 – What’s on?
There’s a range of sporting events and local fiestas taking place in Lanzarote throughout August 2016, keep checking back for more information and updates.
Open water swim races (VII Copa Natacion en Aguas Abiertas)
Travesía de Puerto del Carmen 7 August
Tavesía San Ginés 20 August
Fiestas del Carmen
The Feast of Our Lady of Carmen is held in the Old Town of Puerto del Carmen. A combination of Canarian tradition and party-time, offering children’s entertainment, dancing, music, shows, local food and drink stalls and traditional sea and land processions.
Fiesta de San Gines, Arrecife 15-25 August
A major fiesta celebrating Arrecife’s patron saint San Gines that takes place at El Charco in Arrecife. Celebrations include traditional island sports such as Canarian sailing and wrestling and a new Miss Lanzarote is elected each year. There’s also the annual fun fair (feria).
Fiesta de la Vendimia, Yaiza
Join workers at La Geria winery to honour the harvest in traditional style. Camels transport the pickers and you are invited to have a go at treading the grapes!