You can really tell the season is about to get going by the amount of people coming back to the island and the amount of free events and opening parties popping up… We’ve got a bumper pack for you this April with lucky number 13 free events for you. Of course we can’t talk about free events this April in Ibiza, without mentioning Easter Week… Or ‘La Semana Santa’ here in Spain, is a big festival and you can see a variety festivities taking place around the parishes all over the island – there are too many to mention but keep your eyes peeled for the beautiful processions of the Nazarenes that happen throughout Easter Weekend.
Congo Drum & Bass Night
When: Thursday 13th April, from 11pm until late
Where: Bar Guarana, Santa Eulària
About: PUUUUL UUUUP! Congo is back!
Ibiza’s finest Jungle / Drum & Bass event returns to Guarana in Santa Eulalia on Thursday the 13th of April! After the success of February’s special event, Congo returns next month and is set to raise the roof once again! The night will kick off early doors with some breakdancing and funky beats, followed by DJs Filtah, Roots, Wisdom Sound & Trevor O’Neil rinsing it out proper on the wheels of steel! Don’t forget your dancing shoes! Expect fast rhythms, deep bass, and good vibes.. guaranteed! More info at IbizaJungleScene.
Jockey Club Opening
When: Friday 7th April
Where: Jockey Club Ses Salinas Beach
About: An Ibiza institution on arguably the islands most famous beach – don’t miss the beautiful views and balearic sounds at this iconic Ibiza beach bar opening.
Bambuddha Grove Restaurant & Bar Opening
When: Friday 7th April
Where: Carretera de San Juan, km8.5
About: Enjoy the opening night of classic Ibiza Haunt, Bambuddha Grove – expect delicious food great music and good vibes to get the season going.
When: Friday 14th April
Where: C/ Lugo nº 2 Cala de Bou 07830 San José
About: Head west to enjoy one of the first sunsets of opening season in Kumhara’s bohemian chilled vibes.
Lamuella Opening Party
When: Sunday 16th April
Where: Ctra. Ibiza a San Juan Km. 13 San Lorenzo, 07812
About: The perfect day out for the whole family, enjoy a local farmers market, activities for the kids, street food stalls, live performances and much more at Lamuella’s Easter Opening party.
Blue Marlin Opening Party
When: 28th, 29th & 30th April
Where: Cala Jondal, s/n, 07800 Ibiza, Islas Baleares
About: Kick off the season with some of the coolest house music on the island – in Ibiza’s world famous blue marlin beach bar.
Sluiz Art Expo
When: from 11am Sunday 9th April
Where: Rd. Eivissa – Sant Miquel km4, 07814 Santa Gertrudis,
About: Support the amazing art from your local community, during this day when Sluiz will be transformed by a large variety of styles and colours where you can enjoy and find something truly unique.
Festival of San Vicente
When: Wednesday 5th April
Where: San Vicente
About: Enjoy the annual festival held in honour of the patron Saint San Vicente, in the stunning North of the island. The festivities will take place around the tiny parish of San Vicente Sa Cala and will be largely aimed at families, with activities that all age groups in the local community can enjoy.
Ruta de la Sal
When: Saturday 15th April
Where: San Antonio Port
About: ‘Ruta de la Sal’ Literally translates in English to the ‘Route of the Salt’, and is one of the regions most popular sailing events due to it’s challenging competitive race style that sees participants race across difficult water from Barcelona to Ibiza… and the best part is it’s free to go along to San Antonio Port to support and watch the boats arriving to their final destination.
Festival of Sant Jordi
When: Sunday 23rd April
Where: Sant Jordi de Ses Salines
About: Classical Ibizan folk dancing with the local ladies wearing their traditional dresses and jewellery makes up a big part of Sant Jordi’s patron Saints festival, you can also expect music (usually an appearance from the island Flower Power party) as well as fun and games for the whole family.
Spring Water Dances
When: Sunday 8th April
Where: Sant Vicent de Sa Cala
About: Since the time Ibiza was an agricultural island, traditional water dances have been held around the wells and springs of the island to commemorate the harvest. Come and experience authentic Ibiza, at this great free family event.
Holistic Therapies Conference
When: From 5pm – 7:15pm, Thursday 27th April
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 final part of Ibiza Councils series of conferences about holistic therapies: ‘Introduction to Acupuncture in the Sanitary System’ is free and available to all who are interested.