Events in Palma de Mallorca

By | February 22, 2020

Feast day of Saint Anthony

Every year on January 17th, on the feast day of Saint Anthony, the patron saint of animals, a parade with animals takes place through Palma. Everywhere in the Balearic Islands, a folk festival in honor of Saint Anthony is celebrated on January 17th, starting on the eve of January 17th with masked people dancing around a campfire.

Date: January 17, 2020 – January 17, 2020
Place: Palma De Mallorca

Feast day of Saint Sebastian

Palma’s patron saint St. Sebastian is celebrated with live music and traditional dances in the most important places in the city. The celebrations start on the evening before, January 20 is the actual holiday.

Date: January 20, 2020 – January 20, 2020
Place: Palma de Mallorca

MusicaMallorca Festival

A music festival that presents music lovers from all over the world with internationally known as well as young, highly talented musicians.

Date: March 01, 2020 – May 31, 2020
(not yet determined)
Location: Teatre Principal, Palma, and other venues
Admission: With admission fee.

Holy Week (Semana Santa)

Holy Week (Semana Santa) is celebrated all over the island with Easter masses and processions. In Palma, the Palm Sunday and Maundy Thursday procession, in which the figure of Cristo de la Sangre is carried through the streets, is particularly recommended.

Date: April 5th, 2020 – April 11th, 2020
Place: Palma de Mallorca

Dia de Virgen del Carmen

A parade in honor of the Virgin Mary del Carmen takes place on the Dia de Virgen del Carmen in July, and fishing boats are blessed. The Virgin Mary del Carmen is the patron saint of sailors and fishermen. The harbors and statues are adorned everywhere.

Date: July 16, 2020 – July 16, 2020
Location: Bay of Palma de Mallorca and throughout the city

Copa del Rey sailing regatta

One of the most important sailing regattas in the Mediterranean is held in the Bay of Palma in early August. It is under the patronage of the Spanish king.

Date: August 01, 2020 – August 08, 2020
Place: Palma de Mallorca
Entry: With participant fee.

Colcada de la Beata (Fiesta of Santa Catalina Tomas)

The Santa Catalina Tomas fiesta, which takes place every year on the third Saturday in October, features singing, parades and street entertainment throughout Palma.

Date: October 17, 2020 – October 17, 2020
(not yet determined)
Place: Palma de Mallorca

Christmas Eve (Nochebuena)

On Christmas Eve (Nochebuena) there are nativity scenes and midnight masses in various churches in Palma.

Date: December 24, 2020 – December 24, 2020
(not yet determined)
Place: some churches in Palma de Mallorca

Festa de l’Estendard

On December 31, at the Festa de l’Estendard, a parade commemorates the Catalan conquest of the island in 1229. Flowers and wreaths are laid on the statue of King Jaume I, the royal standard leads the parade. Then there are shows and a folk festival with lots of music.

Date: December 31, 2020 – December 31, 2020
Place: Palma de Mallorca