Yearly calendar of events and activities in Ibiza in 2017: Year-round proposals for all audiences, tastes and ages.1-Family-oriented beaches: Talamanca and Figueretes
Activities are available every weekend during the months of October, November, December, March, April and May, including children’s activities, kayaking, yoga…
2-Dramatised visits to Dalt Vila
Every Saturday in the La Curia Tourist Information Office (Dalt Vila).
An audio-guide for Dalt Vila is also available for hire.
3-Family museum visits
-Workshops in the Puig des Molins Museum (More info: www.maef.es)
-Family visits to the Ibiza Museum of Contemporary Art (MACE) and the Puget Museum on Saturday and Sunday mornings.
Theatre, music, recitals … consult the Can Ventosa Cultural Centre programme.
5-Museums and heritage sites:
Visits are also available to the following museums and heritage sites:
-Madina Yabisa Interpretation Centre and Sant Pere Bastion in Dalt Vila
-Sant Jaume Bastion (from the 1st of March to the 8th of December in 8 Dalt Vila)
-Cathedral and Diocesan Museum.
-Sa Capelleta archaeological site.
-Casa Broner, in the Sa Penya district
6-Sporting events to be held before the end of 2016:
-If running is your thing – a one-hour runner’s meeting.
When: Monday and Wednesday. Meeting point, in front of the Casino de Ibiza (Paseo Juan Carlos I) at 8.30 pm.
– Track de Ibiza: If you would like to tour Ibiza on mountain bike (MTB), visit: www.tracksdeibiza.com
-When: 6th of November, 2016.
-Inaugural activities for the 17th anniversary of the declaration of Ibiza’s cultural heritage sites: 4th of December 2016.
-6th Eivissa Cultural Heritage 10 K Fun Runin Dalt Vila – www.elitechip.net
The whole town will immerse itself in festive cheer from the 22nd of December to the 6th of January. Don’t miss:
-Christmas and Crafts Markets:from the 22nd of December to the 6th of January.
– International Christmas Market:every weekend during December on Carrer de la Virgen (15th of December to the 3rd of January).
-Cavalcade of the Magi: a street parade that will delight all children, on the 5th of January.
-Culinary Heritage Menu:
Available from January to March in participating restaurants. More info: www.patrimonigastronomic.com
Next year’s carnival week will take place from the 23rd of February to the 1st of March.
9-Ibiza Women’s Race 2017:
This annual event will take place on the 5thof March, 2017.
10-Ibiza Mountain Bike Race, 2017:
The event will take place on the 13th, 14th and 15th of April, 2017 www.ibizabtt.com
11-Easter Week Festivities
The Easter Week processions in the World Heritage old town (Dalt Vila) and the streets around the marina are truly spectacular. Easter Week takes place next year from the 13th to the 16th of April.
12-Experimental archaeology workshops
These area available in the Puig des Molins necropolis. More info: www.maef.es
13-Ibiza Half Marathon
Another permanent fixture on the Ibiza sporting calendar, next year’s race will take place on the 30th of April. More info: www.mediomaratonibiza.com
Ibiza’s declaration as a World Heritage Site is celebrated every year by thousands of people. Next year’s festivities will take place in Dalt Vila from the 11th to the 14th of May.
15-Ibiza World Heritage Swimming Crossing
The open water swimming race will be held on the 7th of May, 2017.
16-International Music Summit
The annual event that brings together representatives of electronic music from around the world will take place in May, 2017 (24th to 26 th of May).
IMS Summit Concert in Dalt Vila: 26th May.
More info: www.internationalmusicsummit.com
17-An evening on the bastion
Concerts, folk dancing and cinema in Dalt Vila, from June to September.
18-Gay Pride Ibiza
Event-packed Gay Pride Week takes place from 14 th to 17 th of June. More info: www.ibizagaypride.es
19-Festival in honour of Our Lady of Carmen
The festival in honour of Our Lady of Carmen, the patron saint of sailors, takes place on the 16th of July and includes processions, music and festive activities for all ages.
20-Fiestas de la Terra
The island’s principal local festival will take place from the 28th of July to the 8th of August, 2017, and will feature institutional events, an extensive concert programme, children’s activities and fireworks.
21-Visits to the extensions of Posidonia Oceanica
Free excursions designed to raise awareness about one of Ibiza’s cultural heritage sites, the extensions of posidonia oceanica, one of the oldest living organisms and home to a widely diverse plant and animal ecosystem.
Visits are offered from July to September every Saturday morning at 10 am on Figueretes Beach, beginning with a workshop in which participants receive information relating the value of posidonia, its importance regarding the preservation of the environment and how it has been used on the island throughout the ages. Following this there is an excursion in kayak, which is topped off with snorkelling and opportunities for underwater photography.
The local council offers 20 places for each excursion. The activity is free and prior inscription is required, either via telephone (971 399 232) or via email (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The 29th edition of the Eivissa Jazz festival will take place during the first fortnight in September. More info: www.eivissajazz.com
A programme of activities and events designed to pay tribute to the tourists who visit the island:21st of September, 2017.
24-22nd Crafts Fair
Thirty or so artisans display their work as part of a traditional crafts fair that takes place at the end of September in order to coincide with the arrival of autumn. Around two dozen stalls offer handcrafted leather, ceramics, glassware, jewellery, wood carvings, etc. Traditional Ibizan pieces are also available through the folklore group La Colla de Sa Bodega.
25-25th Cycle Tour of Ibiza
The cycle race will take place on the7th and 8th of October, 2017. More info: www.ibizabtt.com
26-27th Ibiza Folk Festival
The festival featuring traditional music and dances from Ibiza and the rest of Spain will take place on the7th and 8th of October, 2017.
The Ibiza Open International Chess Tournamentwill be held in October. The tournament attracts a large number of fans and is held in the Marina district.
28-Festival Ibiza Lights
This year will see the return of a festival that.garnered great success in its first edition by transforming the most emblematic elements of Ibiza port via a combination of light-shows, video and performing arts. The festival is held in October.
29-25th Toni Costa Balançat Fun Run
The fun run will take place on the 15th of October, 2017.
The Spanish Full-distance Championship Race and the final of the Spanish Middle-distance Cup will be held on Ses Figueretes beach on the 22nd of October, 2017.