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Guide to Ibiza opening parties - June 2019

It goes on.

Opening parties continue to dominate the island landscape. Now that practically all the super-clubs have opened their doors, the individual parties are one by one doing the same. Choosing where to go is no easy feat, so here's a collection to get you started.

ANTS opening

Saturday, 1 June from 15:00 until 23:00

One of the island's favourite daytime parties, ANTS returns in its new metamorphosis: ANTS Metropolis. Be ready to enter a futuristic upside-down city in an underground world.

Whilst the production heads into a new dimension, the music continues along the tech house side of the spectrum. For the opening, ANTS favourite Andrea Oliva, plus Davide Squillace, DJ Sneak, Dublin, Groove Armada (DJ set) and Nic Fanciulli guide the way.

Pure Pacha opening

Saturday, 1 June from 23:59 until late

This classic Pacha party, Pure Pacha is back for another year of extravagant production, infectious house music and a beautiful crowd - all in the iconic super-club.

Something is different, though. Having previously appeared as one of the guests besides having had his own Pacha residency, Martin Solveig is no stranger to the cherry world. Now he takes over as Saturday night resident.

WildChild opening party

Saturday, 1 June from 23:30 until late

From the famed clubbing company Game Over - the promoters behind One Night Stand, Pure Carl Cox, LiFT and more - comes this brand new party at HEART Ibiza. Transporting you back to the block parties of the 1990s, WILDCHILD taps into the "wild child" in all of us.

Expect some proper crate-digging at this party with a remarkable collection of DJs. Phil Weeks, Alex Wolfenden and Dave Lubin b2b Andy Baxter will kick things off for the opening.

Toolroom opening at Eden

Sunday, 2 June from 23:00 until late

A new entry in Eden's incredibly enticing programme this year, Toolroom takes over Sunday nights. Fresh and original, the label and now the party bring topnotch house, tech house and techno to the table.

At the helm, head honcho Mark Knight and a collection of heavyweights. Opening night sees him joined by Hannah Wants, Illyus & Barrientos and Leftwing : Kody, amongst others. The cherry on the cake is that the party keeps those prices low, in line with its all-embracing ethos - another reason to love it.

IDOL opening

Monday, 3 June from 23:59 until late

Relocating to Eden, the avant-garde IDOL kicks off its second season with a brand new home and strong line-ups. True to its name it brings in some electronic music legends and does so from the get-go.

For its opening party, the legendary Orbital will be putting on a DJ set, accompanied by Diego Donati, King Joshua and MURJD. Expect something special here.

Pyramid Opening

Monday, 3 June from 23:59 until late

After touring Europe this past winter, Amnesia's homegrown party Pyramid returns to the mothership for season two. Yes, please.

The opening sees Ricardo Villalobos, tINI, Cuartero and Nina Kraviz, amongst others, on the decks, so you know the music will be mighty fine, especially on Amnesia's brand new sound system.

Together opening

Tuesday, 4 June from 23:59

Taking a turn for all things bass, Together continues its long-standing relationship with Amnesia. Expect high energy, plenty of bass drops and a festival-like experience here.

For its opening party, Chase & Status, Pendulum (DJ set), Sub Focus b2b Wilkinson and many more will ensure you have a blast. Bring it on.

Maktub opening party

Thursday, 6 June from 23:30

Here's to a true musician and remarkable artist, as the multi-talented Satori takes on his own residency - Maktub - at the glitzy HEART Ibiza.

Prepare to stand amazed as the Dutch wonder plays a variety of organic instruments blending them with synthetic sound creating a cinematographic experience. While who will be joining him remains shrouded in mystery, we already know that it's going to be magical. Oh yeah.

F*** Me I'm Famous! opening

Friday, 7 June from 23:30 until late

One of Ibiza's and indeed the planet's favourite EDM parties, F*** ME I'M FAMOUS! moves to the state-of-the-art Hï Ibiza. Of course, none other than David Guetta will be at the helm

The Frenchman will be joined by many of the world's most revered dance music icons from the start. The opening party sees Alesso, Tom Staar and JP Candela to get the party started.

Brutal Ibiza opening

Saturday, 8 June from 23:59

Doubling up as Privilege's official opening party, the brand new Brutal Ibiza transforms the massive super-club into a Latin paradise.

Making sure you shake it, Million Stylez and Eddie Queen will be dropping those tunes.

BIG opening

Monday, 10 June from 17:00 to 23:00

For someone as massive as David Guetta, two residencies on the same island are no surprise. The name of the residency says it all - BIG. With massive production shows, EDM blasting and the open-air Ushuaïa, it's pure entertainment.

Joining David Guetta for the opening, Robin Schulz, GLOWINTHEDARK and Lovra will be on that stage. A crowd favourite, this one is always packed.

Armin van buuren opening

Wednesday 12 June from 23:30

The king of trance, Armin van Buuren is back for another year of his residency at state-of-the-art super-club Hï Ibiza.

Aside from the legendary electronic music figure, Marcus Schulz will be in for the occasion while Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano, together with Roger Sanchez b2b Kristen Knight, keep things bouncy in the Club room.

La Troya opening

Wednesday, 12 June from 23:59

Leave all inhibitions at home for this one, as La Troya prepares to floor you with its outrageously wild parties. Ultra LGBTQ-friendly, the legendary party takes HEART to a whole other dimension.

While the line-up remains under wraps, you can be sure it's going to be infectious, flamboyant and fierce.

Paradise opening

Wednesday, 12 June from 18:00 until late

One for the hardcore raver, Jamie Jones's Paradise returns to the underground haunt DC10. Be ready to go all the way here.

On the decks, Jamie Jones b2b The Martinez Brothers, Adam Beyer, Ilario Alicante, Richy Ahmed Detlef, Latmun, Infinity (live), Russ Yallop and many more will have you going all night long.

Boom Boom live opening

Thursday, 13 June from 21:00 to 4:00

Taking a trip down memory lane, Boom Boom Live digs deep into the decades to bring back all your favourite tunes. The party starts early with special discounts on drinks. Before you know it, you will be singing along to all your guilty pleasures.

Opening party honours will go to Alexander O'Neal and Adamski who will be dropping those feel-good tunes.

MUCHO opening

Sunday, 16 June from 17:00 to 23:00

Prepare to shake it for this one. One of the world's favourite genres, Latin music takes over Ushuaïa with brand new party MUCHO IBIZA.

The opening fiesta sees Daddy Yankee, Ale Zuber, Kay, Fogon Soundsystem and more taking care of tunes while you dance in the sunshine.

WooMooN opening

Sunday, 16 June from 17:00 until late

One of the most creative and original parties on the island, WooMooN turns Cova Santa into a magical place. Besides the dreamy music, the open-air venue comes alive with theatrical performances, interactive experiences and live art.

For the first party of the season, the line-up sees a collection of excellent artists, including Anstascia (ex-Blond:ish), Monolink as well as rampue playing live, Valentin Huedo and many many more. After midnight, the action continues inside.

Tomorrowland opening

Tuesday, 18 June from 17:00 to 23:00

Prepare for EDM madness at this one. Transforming Ushuaïa into an open-air wonderland festival, Tomorrowland doubles the already extraordinary production standards of the venue.

Leading the way, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike will be taking care of tunes, together with Lost Frequencies, MATTN and Afro Bros.

Dance or Die

Wednesday, 19 June from 15:00 to 23:00

New party concept DANCE OR DIE by Nic Fanciulli turns Ushuaïa into a post-apocalyptic, neon playground. Shining the spotlight on the music, it brings in some of the biggest names in techno and house - right from the start.

For the opening party, none other than the techno king himself will descend on the open-air super-club: Carl Cox will be in, accompanied Acid Mondays, Paco Osuna and more. Enough said.

VGBDoS opening

Friday, 21 June from 23:59

Long-term island-favourite Luciano starts his new residency at Amnesia returning to his vagabundos concept but with a twist: VGBDOS.

The Chilean-Swiss star joined by some of the finest artists out there right from the start. Joining him on opening night Kittin, Kevin Yostline, Josh Wink, Kenny Larkin and Anna Tur.

O Beach 7th Birthday party

Friday, 21 June from 12:00 to 22:00

While this is not an opening, it is a very special date as O Beach turns seven years old. Expect an even more massive pool party than usual for the occasion.

Island-favourites Grant Collin and Tom Crane will be dropping those summer dance classics while you frolic around and in the pool. Sounds like a perfect scenario to us.

The White Island Orchestra opening

Saturday, 22 June from 23:59

An exciting new addition, the White Island Orchestra kicks off its season at Es Paradis, one of the prettiest clubs on the island. Blending contemporary and classical music, this residency is unique on the island.

As the 14-piece band will bring to life the best dance hits of the past few decades, prepare to stand amazed. The feel-good soundtrack is a guaranteed blast with plenty of singalongs, hands in the air and spine-tingling moments, no doubt.

Solid Grooves opening

Sunday, 23 June from 23:59

Groovers rejoice. The no-frills techno and house party, Solid Grooves is back at the Vista Club in Privilege for another season and it all starts with this opening party. Make sure to stay till the end for this one, as the glass walls make for a most stunning sunrise.

While the line-up has yet to be announced, the party is renowned for its talented artist pool. Past years have seen Guti, wAFF, Richy Ahmed and many more join the residents Dennis Cruz, Michael Bibi and PAWSA.


Tuesday, 25 June from 23:30

Brand new this year, BODYWORKS sees CamelPhat, Solardo and FISHER take on a very promising residency at Hï Ibiza. Between the three, banging house beats, anthemic and euphoria laced musical style and futuristic funky tech are guaranteed.

On opening night, Heidi, Eli & Fur, Tini Gessler, Francisco Allendes and more join the residents to ring in the new season.

Afterlife opening

Thursday, 27 June from 23:30

Returning for another season, the forward-thinking Afterlife brings its darker shade of techno back to the ultra-slick Hï Ibiza. This all-out party brings together state-of-the-art production and - no exaggeration here - the best techno DJs in the world.

The party has made a name for itself for its meticulously curated line-ups and that shows already from the opening party. Besides Tale Of Us, Maceo Plex, Stephan Bodzin (live), Ben Klock, Rødhåd, Vaal and more are all going to make sure the season is off to a brilliant start.

As hard as we tried, we could not possibly include every party. For a list of all Ibiza 2019 parties, head here.

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