Les événements 2019 – Minorque



Feast of the Epiphany Menorca 06 Jan 2018

This celebration commemorates the Three Kings’ arrival in Bethlehem. For children, this is one of the most important days of the year as the ‘kings’ bring them gifts. It is very much a family day.

Fiesta of Sant Antoni Abat Menorca 06 Jan 2018

The town fiesta for Fornells features events that take place on both Saturday and Sunday with a range of processions and celebrations.


Sant Joan Festival in Ciutadella Menorca 18-24 Jun 2018

This impressive festival is held in Ciutadella with a huge party full of bonfires, fireworks, music, and dancing. The festival honors Sant John the Baptist, the longest day of the year, and the beginning of the summer season.

Sant Marti Festival in Es Mercadal Menorca 15-16 Jul 2018

This festival is held annually on the third weekend of July, with a range of events on Saturday evening and the Sunday. Horses are the high point of this festival, where horse and rider parades through the streets before gathering in the main square.


Sant Jaume Festival in Es Castell Menorca 24-26 Jul 2018

This is one of the biggest festivals on the island with a range of activities and entertainment, parades, and even dancing horses! Most of the entertainment is taking place on the main square and includes fair rides, bouncy castles, and side stalls. There is also live music for locals and visitors to jazz, classical and youth concerts. On the last evening at midnight, there is a spectacular fireworks display in Cala Fonts.

Festivals of Sant Cristofol in Es Migjorn Gran Menorca 28-30 Jul 2018

To start this festival, the evening is on the evening of the Saturday, and the Band of Migjorn Gran parades through the town with gigantes and cabezudos. Many Spanish festivals include these costumed giants with huge papier-mache heads. The figures are usually several meters tall, with a frame made of wood or aluminum, which the individual controlling the giant will wear like a harness. There are some parades in the evening, and then Sunday hosts even more parades and live music.


Festivals of Sant Gaieta in Llucmaçanes Menorca 10-13 Aug 2018

The fiesta of Sant Gaieta is the annual festival for Llucmaçanes, with celebrations taking place from August to August. Expect parades, horses, giants, and lots of laughter.On Saturday night, the cavalcade starts and tours the village, then the Caixers (horse riders) begin their journey to the parish church, forming two lines and entering the church in honor of the Patron Saint, Sant Gaieta.The majority of the entertainment takes place on the Sunday, where the Llucmaçanes Giants parade the streets, along with a band and local theater groups. The grand finale of spectacular fireworks display begins around 23:30.

Festivals of Sant Llorenç de Alaior Menorca 26-01 Feb 2018

The start of this annual festival begins on the Friday night, where the mayor of Alaior hands over the fiesta to the Caixer Fadri. On Sunday is a parade of floats travels through the town, with a different theme each year.


Sant Joan Festival in Ciutadella Menorca 18-24 Jul 2018

This impressive festival is held in Ciutadella with a huge party full of bonfires, fireworks, music, and dancing. The festival honors Sant John the Baptist, the longest day of the year, and the beginning of the summer season.

Sant Marti Festival in Es Mercadal Menorca 15-16 Jul 2018

This festival is held annually on the third weekend of July, with a range of events on Saturday evening and the Sunday. Horses are the high point of this festival, where horse and rider parades through the streets before gathering in the main square.


Festivals of Sant Climent in Sant Climent Menorca 17-20 Aug 2018

This fiesta is held annually on the third weekend of August. Much like the other celebrations on the island, the festivities really begin on the evening with religious processions, live music, and lots more. Although this festival follows the same general schedule of other festivals on the island, it does have a few standout points. On Friday night the town hosts a paella party for more than 1,000 people, and on Saturday night there is a huge, public, open-air dance in the square with live music.Sunday features the traditional religious ceremonies and processions followed by a great firework display at the football grounds. The fun does not stop on Sunday, however, as on Monday there is a water fiesta and a range of children’s entertainment and coca bamba for the residents of the town.

Sant Bartoumeu Festival in Menorca Ferreries 23-24 Aug 2018

In this festival, horse riders dress in 19th-century costumes and hand-outs candles to the crowd.


Festivals of the Mare de Deu Gracia Menorca 06-09 Sep 2018

The capital city of Mahon celebrates its patron, Our Lady of Grace, with a procession and horse races in the street.On the first day of this festival, the opening speech plays a major role as an important figure in Mahon society is asked to open the fiestas. After the ringing of the bells to the beginning of the festival, the parade of music and giants begins, where in addition to the giants of Mao, Llucmaçanes, Sant Lluis, and Es Castell also join the parade .The following day a band wakes the town for the second day of the festival. The traditional riding and religious ceremonies take place throughout the day.

Festivals of Sant Nicolau Menorca 15-16 Sep 2018

Festa Major of Sant Nicolau is celebrated in Malgrat de Mar on Saint Nicholas Day, and includes a range of activities from film screenings, a street market and a concert, to a fire run, theater shows. and a bull dance.


Festivals of Cala’n Porter Menorca 22-23 Sep 2018

This is the last of the fiestas in Menorca, and is actually the only one that is held in an urban environment. The event is full of parades, horses, fireworks, and street performances. Much of the Saturday evening and Sunday morning are dedicated to the horses and riders who make laps around the town. Sunday afternoon is filled with family activities and performances, with a huge fireworks festival and street performances taking place well into the evening.

Kings Cup for Vintage Boats in Moa Menorca 28-01 Sep 2018

Menorca is hosting this regatta as part of the prestigious Panerai International Classic Yachts Challenge.


BFiesta Nacional de Espana Menorca 12 Oct 2018

This is a national public holiday in Spain that commemorates Christopher Columbus first stepped foot in the Americans in 1492. As the festival takes place across all of Spain, the main festivities do not take place on the island of Menorca, but rather in cities like Madrid and Barcelona with events like the flag-hosting ceremony and military exercise. It is however, a public holiday, meaning that most of the shops and offices are likely to be closed.

All Saints Day Menorca 01 Nov 2018

All Saints Day is a very important national public holiday in Spain. People from all over the world go back to their home country and love their loved ones. A tradition on this day is known as Bunyols, which are similar to donuts and rolled in sugar before dipped in local Menorcan honey. Every day of the year has its own holy, but there are more saints than days, so All Saints Day offers the opportunity to remember all the great and forgotten men and women, saint or loved one