Spring is here! Before the island gets to busy, check out some free events taking place in Ibiza this March…
Festival of Sant Josep
When: Sunday 19th March
Where: Sant Joesp Main Street
About: San Josep hosts arguable one of the liveliest Patron Saint celebrations on the whole of the island of Ibiza, featuring a little bit of Flower Power, the San Pepe rock concert and traditional fire dancing – it’s one of the best free events and highlights of Spring on the island.
Fair of the Gerret Fish (Fira des Gerret)
When: Saturday 4th March from 11am onwards
Where: Carrer de San Jaume (Main High Street) Santa Eulalia
About: Fishermans and charitable associations of Ibiza team up with the council to promote the local Gerret fish found in the surrounding waters of Ibiza. Not only a great day out for all the family, but also a perfect opportunity to try before you buy, with tasting of the tony delicious fish, competitions, live music and expositions taking place in the main street on Santa Eulalia.
The Gathering Tuesdays at Casa Ibango
When: Every Tuesday night in March onwards, from around 7pm
Where: Carretera Ibiza a San Antonio, Km 5, San Rafael, Ibiza, 07816 Ibiza, Spain
About: Enjoy this friendly international jam session – where there’s often 50 or more musicians from a variety of countries as well a musical backgrounds. Set in the special Casa Ibango, near San Rafael – as the nights warm up and start to get the lighter, the event will be taken out into their unique amphitheatre so you can enjoy the sounds under the stars.
Learn how to Mediate for Free – Meditation Walking with Thich Nhat Hanh
When: 10am Sunday 5th March
Where: Forada, Ibiza
About: Ever tried meditation in the traditional sense of the word (i.e. sitting cross legged as still as possible) and found it difficult to stop moving and clear your mind? And on the other hand, ever noticed that sometimes you do your best thinking when you’re walking somewhere? Well Meditation Walking with Thich Nhat Hanh, is all about that sentiment. Their technique promotes gentle, peaceful walking to help sort through your thoughts and clear you mind, whilst breathing and enjoying being within nature – the part is, it’s free for anyone who’d like to come along to Forada on Sunday 5th March.
Holistic Therapies Conference
When: From 5pm – 7:15pm, Thursday 23rd March
Where: Sala d’actes del consell Insular d’Eivissa (av d’Espana, 49)
About: For any Spanish speakers who are interested in holistic and alternative therapies, the second part of Ibiza Councils series of conferences about holistic therapies: ‘Prevention and Treatment of Chronic Illnesses through Nutrition and Medicinal Plants’ is free and available to all who are interested, in Ibiza Town 23rd March.