San Juan´s Night 2018 in Lanzarote.
The most magical night of the year approaches: San Juan´s Night 2018 in Lanzarote, Canary Islands.
The summer solstice celebration will be held on Saturday 23rd of June and will be celebrated in different parts of the island. If you are looking for something to do on San Juan’s Night 2018 in Lanzarote, here are some ideas for you to enjoy the bonfires:
San Juan´s Night tradition.
The celebration around San Juan´s Night (the night of June 23rd to 24th) is celebrated with bonfires all over the island. Festivity is full of mythology, magic, mystery and ancestral traditions, and is celebrated all over Europe.
On San Juan’s nigh, the summer solstice (June 21) is celebrated in the northern hemisphere. In the past, the solstice night was accompanied by a ritual: lighting fires and bonfires with the aim of “giving more strength to the sun”; because from this date, the days are waning until the arrival of the winter solstice (December 21).
San Juan’s night 2019, bank holiday in Arrecife.
A fantastic news that accompanies the celebration of the bonfires of San Juan’s night 2018 in Lanzarote is that as this year San Ginés, August 25, will fall on a Sunday. The City Council of Arrecife has decided to recover the holiday and make San Juan 2019 a holiday in Arrecife (Lanzarote).
Map of Lanzarote.
Consult the map for the locations where the Saint John’s Eve 2018 is celebrated.