January: Año Nuevo New Year's Day is a public holiday in Ibiza
and throughout Spain.
5th January:Three Kings Parade.
January: Día de Reyes (Epifania del Señor) The "Three Kings"
or Epiphany, which is the biggest day of the year for all of the children throughout
Spain. This is the equivalent of Christmas day because the "Three Kings"
in traditional costumes arrive in a sensational procession at each local town
hall square to give the local children their presents which were initially supplied
to the local town hall by the parents of each child.
January: Sant Antoni de Portmany Patrons Saint's day and a local public holiday
for San Antonio.
21st January: Santa Agnès de
Corona Patrons Saint's day and a local public holiday for Santa Iñes.
12th February: Santa Eulàría des Riu
Patrons Saint's day and public holiday for Santa Eulàlia de Rio.
February: Martes de Carnaval Shrove Tuesday.
February: Miércoles de Ceniza Ash Wednesday.
March: Día de les Illes Balears Public holiday throughout the Baleares
islands to celebrate the Statue of Self-Government.
March: Sant Josep de sa Talaia Patron Saint's day and a public holiday for
Semana Santa: Domingo de Ramos
Samana Santa: Jueves Santo Maundy
Semana Santa: Viernes Santo Good Friday.
Semana Santa: Domingo de Resurrección Easter
2nd April: Sant Francesc de Paula Patron
Saint's day of San Franciso.
5th April: Sant Vicent
de sa Cala Patron Saint's day and a public holiday in San Vicente.
April: Sant Jordi Patron Saint's day and a public holiday for San Jorge.
May: Fiesta del Trabajo Fiesta for the worker on May Day.
May: Patrimonio de la Humanidad Local holiday to celebrate the island of Ibiza's
recent special award for "The Heritage of Mankind".
Sunday of May: Puig d'en Valls Fiestas and a public holiday in Puig d'en Vals
and Ibiza town.
24th May: Día de la Ascensión
30th May: Sant Ferrán de ses
Roques Patron Saint's day and public holiday for San Fernando on the island
14th June: Corpus Christi A religious
21st to 24th June: Sant Joan de Labritja A
four-day period of fiestas in San Juan and Ibiza town, which are devoted to Saint
John the Baptist.
23rd June: Vispera de San Juan
Midsummer's Eve is a public holiday in San Juan and Ibiza town to celebrate the
beginning of the summer where fireworks and bonfires are burnt throughout the
whole of Spain.
24th June: Sant Juan Bautista
Patron Saint's day of John the Baptist and public holiday in San Juan and Ibiza
10th July: Fiestas de Sant Cristobal Patron
Saint's day is celebrated in Es Caña.
La Fiestas del Carmen Patron Saint's day for all fisherman and her day is
celebrated as a public holiday in Ibiza town, San Antonio and Formentera. Ibiza
town has a colourful water procession with an Armada of boats full of flowers
which pageant around the harbour.
25th July: Sant Jaime
(Santiago Apostol) Patron Saint's day for Saint James is celebrated throughout
the whole of Spain and is a public holiday in San Juan on Ibiza and also for the
island of Formentera.
5th August: Nuestra Senora de
las Santa María de las Nieves Patron Saint's day that is celebrated
in Santa Eulàlia del Rio, Sant Josep, Es Cubells, Sant Jordi, Sant Francesc
de s'Estany, Formentera and the Cathedral of Ibiza town, where it continues with
sensational parades and fireworks for three days.
August: Sant Ciriaco Patron Saint's day and a public holiday in Ibiza town.
10th August: Sant Llorenç de Balàfia
Patron Saint's day and a public holiday in San Lorenzo.
August: Asunción de la Virgen Celebrates the Feast of the Assumption
of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
24th August: Sant Bartolomé
Patron Saint's day that is only celebrated in San Antonio, simply because, many
years ago there was a boat full of people from a town on the east coast of Spain
who were in trouble and distress out at sea in bed weather. This boat and all
the people sailing in her were eventually rescued by local sailors from San Antonio
and brought to safety here to the island on this special day in August, which
is completed at midnight by a spectacular firework display.
August: Sant Agusti des Vedra Patron Saint's day and a public holiday for
San Agustin, which features excellent live music by local bands playing in the
local church square during the evening.
Mare de Deu de Jesús (our Lady of Jesus) Patron Saint's day and a
public holiday in Jesús.
14th September: Santa
Cruz Patron Saint's day which is celebrated in Ibiza town.
September: Sant Mateu de Aubarca Patron Saint's day and a public holiday in
29th September: Sant Miguel de Balansat
Patron Saint's day and a public holiday in San Miguel.
October: Fiesta Nacional Día de la Hispanidad This day is a national
day of fiesta throughout the whole of Spain to celebrate the discovery of America
12th October: El Pilar de la Mola
This is a fiesta held on the island of Formenera.
October: Es Cubells Fiesta at Es Cubells.
October: Sant Rafel de Forca Patron Saint's day and a public holiday in San
1st November: Día de Todos los Santos
Public holiday is to celebrate All Saints' Day.
November: Sant Carles de Peralta Patron Saint's day and a public holiday in
16th November: Santa Gestrudis de Fruitera
Patron Saint's day and public holiday in Santa Gertrudis.
December: Sant Francesc Xavier Patron Saint's day and a public holiday in
San Francisco Javier on the island of Formentera.
December: Día de la Constitución National holiday throughout
Spain to celebrate Constitution Day.
Inmaculada Concepción Public holiday here on Ibiza and the island of
Formentera to celebrate the Immaculate Conception.
December: Nochebuena Christmas Eve.
Navidad del Señor Christmas Day.
Segunda Fiesta de Navidad Patron Saints's day of Sant Esteban.
December: Día de los Inocentes All Fools' Day.
December: Noche Vieja New Year's Eve.