Public & Local Holidays in Ibiza 2017

Here in Ibiza, the home of the fiesta – we love a holiday! So if you’d like to get your ducks in a row for the coming 2017 – here is a listing of both the public and local holidays that we are expecting to celebrate here on the island.

Public Holiday // Local Holiday // Observance 

January

Sunday 1st January: New Year’s Day – National Public Holiday
Friday 6th January: Epiphany – National Public Holiday
Tuesday 17th January: Patron Saint of San Antonio Day – San Antonio Only
Saturday 21st January: Patron Saint of Santa Ines Day – Santa Ines Only

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February

Sunday 12th February: Patron Saint of Santa Eulalia Day – Santa Eulalia Only
Tuesday 14th February: Valentines Day – Observance 

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March

Wednesday 1st March: Day of the Balearic Islands – Local Public Holiday (across all of Ibiza)
Sunday 19th March: Patron Saint’s day of San José – Selected Regions

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April

Wednesday 5th April: Patron Saint of San Vicente – San Vicente Only
Friday 14th April: Good Friday (Friday before Easter) – National Public Holiday
Monday 17th April: Easter Monday – Balearic Islands and Other Regions
Sunday 23rd April: Patron Saint of San Jorge – San Jordi – Salinas Only

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May

Monday 1st May: Labour Day – National Public Holiday
Sunday 14th May: Patron Saint’s day of Puig den Valls – Puig den Valls Only

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June

Saturday 24th June: Patron Saint of San Juan Day – Ibiza Town & San Juan
(fireworks, bonfires and fire dancing)

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July

Monday 10th July: Festival of San Cristobal – Es Cana Only
Sunday 16th July: Patron Saint of of Lady Carmen (Patron Saint of fishermen)
Public Holiday in Ibiza Town, San Antonio, Formentera & Es Cubells
Tuesday 25th July: Patron Saint of San Santiago (Patron Saint of Spain) Observance Only, in Ibiza

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August

Saturday 5th August: Patron Saint of our lady of the Snow in Ibiza Town
(Festival continues for 3 days culminating in a dinner in honour of San Ciriaco the Patron Saint of Ibiza).
Thursday 10th August: Patron Saint of San Lorenzo Day – San Lorenzo Only
Tuesday 15th August: Assumption Day – National Public Holiday + Patron Saint of Cala Llonga Day
Wednesday 16th August: Carmen holiday with procession of ships in Ibiza Town
Thursday 24th August: Festival of San Bartholomew in San Antonio
Monday 28th August: Patron Saint of San Augustine Day – San Augustin Only

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September

Friday 8th September: Patron Saint of  Jesus Day – Jesus Only
Thursday 21st September: Patron Saint of San Mateo Day – San Mateo Only
Friday 29th September: Patron Saint of San Miguel Day – San Miguel Only

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October

Thursday 12th October: Hispanic Day – National Public Holiday
Tuesday 24th October: Patron Saint of San Rafeal Day – San Rafael Only
Tuesday 31st October: Halloween – Observance 

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November

Wednesday 1st November: All Saints Day – National Public Holiday
Saturday 4th November: Patron Saint of San Carlos Day – San Carlos Only
Thursday 16th November: Patron Saint of Santa Gertrudis Day – Santa Gertrudis Only

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December

Wednesday 6th December: Constitution Day – National Public Holiday
Friday 8th December: Immaculate Conception Day – National Public Holiday
Monday 25th December: Christmas Day – National Public Holiday

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