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Music, food and fun at Mallorca’s festivities

Mallorca is an island known for its beautiful beaches, vibrant nightlife and spectacular natural landscapes, but also for its festivals and cultural traditions. If you are looking for a place to immerse yourself in the island’s rich culture and history, enjoy its festivals and experience Mediterranean art, a holiday appartment in the heart of Palma is an excellent choice.


From Roman times to modern times, the island has witnessed a myriad of festivities and events throughout the year, each with its own unique style and tradition. In this article, we explore some of Mallorca’s most emblematic festivals, from the celebration of Sant Antoni to the Costitx Flower Fair.


One of the most popular festivals in Mallorca is the celebration of Sant Antoni, in honour of the patron saint of animals, which takes place on the 17th of January and involves gatherings and meals around bonfires or “foguerons”. In Palma, this celebration lasts a whole week and is joined by the Sant Sebastián celebration, held on 20th January, which is a night of exciting spectacles of light, colour and fire, bonfires to cook meat, sobrassada and butifarra sausage.


The Sa Rua Carnival, held in February, is another popular event in Mallorca. On this day, Palma is filled with concerts, costumes, colours and floats. There is a parade especially for children and you can enjoy concerts in the streets, fun processions and a special atmosphere.


Another popular celebration in Mallorca is the Feria de Flores de Costitx, which takes place in May. This fair is a celebration of nature and spring. The whole town is filled with flowers, combined with art and the creativity of more than 1,000 locals who set up flower stalls, articles and gardening exhibitions. The Capdepera Medieval Fair in May is another event you will enjoy attending, Capdepera goes back in time to the year 1300, the streets around Capdepera castle are decorated with music, medieval food stalls and jugglers shows.


In conclusion, the festivities in Mallorca are a unique and enriching experience that will allow you to get to know the island and its traditions in a fun and entertaining way. From the music and food to the games and celebrations, each of Palma de Mallorca’s traditional fiestas is a reflection of the island’s rich culture and history.


If you are looking for a place to enjoy the fiestas and traditions of Mallorca, discover the Mediterranean art of living and uncover the island’s best kept secrets, the Samaritana Suites apart-hotel in Palma de Mallorca is the perfect choice. Located in the heart of the city, this apart-hotel offers an ideal location to explore all aspects of Mallorca, from its vibrant pace to its rich history and traditions.