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Calendar of fiesta days on Ibiza

Fiesta time - discover the local celebrations and traditions of Ibiza.

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January

01. January - New Year
06. January - Three Kings' day
17. January - Patron Saint's day in San Antonio
21. January - Patron Saint's day in Santa Inés

February

12. February - Patron Saint's day in Santa Eulalia.
Carnival - Carnival season for the whole of Ibiza. All the island's children dress up in costume and parade through the streets of each town.

March

01. March - Balearic Islands' day - bank holiday on the whole island
19. March - Patron Saint's day in San José - this is a national holiday throughout Spain

April

02. April - Patron Saint's day in San Francisco de Paula (the little village on the way to Salinas)
05. April - Patron Saint's day in San Vicente
23. April - Patron Saint's day in Sant Jordi (Sant Jorge). The day of Saint George is celebrated in all the San Jorges throughout Spain, traditionally books are sold on the streets for a special price.

May

01. May - Labour Day
1st Sunday - Flower festival in Santa Eulalia
2nd weekend - Medieval festival in Ibiza Town (more info on Ibiza markets)
2nd Sunday - Patron Saint's day in Puig den Valls

June

21. - 24. June - John the Baptist's day (San Juan) in Ibiza Town
23. June - Throughout Spain, the start of the summer is celebrated with fireworks and bonfires. In the evening, the village San Juan celebrates a raucous fiesta including the burning of various figures and fire walking.
24. June - Patron Saint's day in San Juan

July

10. July - Fiestas de San Cristobal in Es Caná
16. July - Nuestra Señora del Carmen. Saint Carmen is the Patron Saint of all fishermen. There is a holiday in Ibiza Town, San Antonio and Formentera, including a procession on the water in Ibiza Town. Es Cubells celebrates its Patron Saint's day.
25. July - San Santiago (St. James's day), the Patron Saint of all Spain.

August

05. August - Patron Saint's day of Nuestra Señora de las Nieves of the cathedral in Ibiza Town.
08. August - The Patron Saint of the island, San Ciriaco is, honoured with a communal meal in Puig des Molins on 8 August. At midnight there is a huge firework display in Ibiza Town.
10. August - Patron Saint's day in San Lorenzo, festivities and parades
15. August - Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Asunción de la Virgen); Patron Saint's day in Cala Llonga
16. August - Carmen-holiday with a procession of ships in Ibiza Town harbour
24. August - Fiestas de San Bartolomé in San Antonio, large fireworks at midnight
28. August - Patron Saint's day in San Agustin

September

08. September - Patron Saint's day in Jesús
14. September - Patron Saint's day in Santa Cruz
21. September - Patron Saint's day in San Mateo
29. September - Patron Saint's day in San Miguel

October

12. October - Hispanic Day - The discovery of America by Columbus in 1492 is celebrated throughout Spain
12. October - El Pilar festivities on Formentera
24. October - Patron Saint's day in San Rafael

November

01. November - All Saints Day (Día de los Santos)
04. November - Patron Saint's day in San Carlos
16. November - Patron Saint's day in Santa Gertrudis

December

06. December - Day of the Spanish Constitution
08. December - Immaculate conception (Immaculada Concepción)
25. December - Christmas Day

More information about the main local fiestas and all markets can be found in the events' calendar.

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