Cultural in Artà

Festes de Sant Antoni Abat

During this curious festival, everyone dresses in traditional costume and heads to the Santuari de Sant Salvador for dancing, music and a downright odd display of backward-facing equestrians swinging long sticks.
Religious in Cala Ratjada

Festes del Carme

Cala Ratjada's main festival celebrates the Verge del Carme, the holy patroness of fishers. It includes an elaborate maritime procession, fireworks and a host of cultural events.
Religious in Capdepera

Festa de Sant Antoni

Adapted from a pre-existing pagan festival, this archaic Balearic celebration of a 3rd-century Egyptian saint is ushered in by bonfires and masked dances.
Cultural in Capdepera

Mercat Medieval

Commemorating the foundation of the town by Jaume II in 1300, this fair sees Capdepera given over to medieval costumes, events and food stalls.
Religious in Porto Cristo

Festa de Sant Antoni

Porto Cristo goes all out with a bonfire and 'dance of the devils' for the eve of Sant Antoni, the traditional blessing of animals.
Religious in Porto Cristo

Verge del Carme

The feast day of the patroness of fisherfolk is celebrated with great cheer along the coast. In Porto Cristo, a statue of the lady is carried in procession to a specially decorated boat.
Cultural in Capdepera

Festa de Sant Bartomeu

A week of exhibits, concerts, parades and fireworks.