Thursday, June 24, 2010


The fiestas of Sant Pere in Puerto Pollensa are not on the scale of those in Puerto Alcúdia, but they offer a low-key, local-to-the-resort alternative. This year they embrace the Fira de la Mar (sea fair), which has been moved from September.

Saturday, 26 June:
18:00: Opening of the Fira de la Mar and exhibition of photos "La Mar" in the lounge at the yacht club. Street procession with the band of drums and bugles.

18:30: Children's workshop.

19:00: Show cooking by Pepe Pintos.

19:00: Demonstration of fishermen's trade.

20:00: Children's entertainment, courtesy of Gelats (ice-creams) Valls.

22:30: Performance by the traditional group Música Nostra.

Sunday, 27 June:
11:00: Arrival of dignitaries, visit to the lifeboat Salvamar Saiph and samples of local cuisine and produce.

11:00: Demonstration of fishermen's trade.

18:30: Show cooking by Norberto Vinci.

19:00: Street procession with the pipers group Xeremiers Orats.

21:00: Ball de bot with Revetlers des Puig d'Inca.

Monday, 28 June:
19:30: Performance by the pipers group Xeremiers Orats.

20:00: Sardine supper.

22:00: Performance by the music group Piscis.

Tuesday, 29 June:
11:00: Solemn mass.

14:00: Lunch at Tango Ca Vostra.

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Monday, June 21, 2010


Friday, 25 June:

On the sports beach in Puerto Alcúdia (top of the Bellevue Mile) and in bars along Bells Street - the Calle Astoria (Bells Disco, Sabor Latino, Vamps), an event in support of breast cancer charity. Organised via Linda from Iberostar hotels and Emma and Angel (Zumba). Loads of fitness, special menu at El Toro and Zumba party. Support it!!

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Tuesday, June 15, 2010


Friday, 2 July: Coast to Coast Mallorca. DJ Cello with his Coast to Coast comes to Alcúdia and its Reggae Fest at Menta Disco, Avda. Tucan from 18:00. Plus Turbo AC. Tickets 12 euros in advance or 15 on the day.

Saturday, 3 July: At the bullring in Alcúdia. The Wailers and Bad Manners plus others. From 18:00. Tickets 20 euros in advance, 24 on the day. In advance online at

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Monday, June 14, 2010


These celebrations are held around the hermitage of La Victoria. This is in the mountains above the old town of Alcúdia. To get to La Victoria, head for Bonaire from the old town and then continue on the road that twists around the mountain for some 2 kilometres to the hermitage. This road is a bit hairy, especially at night. Taxis are advisable as there is also a fair amount of drinking to be done!!

The La Victoria celebration is one of the most traditional of the local fiestas.

Thursday, 1 July:
18:00: The famous local race.

20:00: Eucharist.

22:00: Fritters and brandy for all.

22:30: Mallorcan party with performances by the groups - Tacàritx and Sarau Alcudienc.

00:30: The burnt rum tradition.

Friday, 2 July:

10:00: Rockets fired from the town hall (Alcúdia) and procession with the Alcúdia Municipal Music Band.

11:30: Arrival of dignitaries at La Victoria accompanied by the music band.

12:00: Traditional Eucharist with the offer of camomile.

12:30: Races and games for young and old.

14:00: Paella.

16:30: Ball de Bot - traditional Mallorcan dance and music.

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Wednesday, 23 June:
18:00: Sant Pere market. Paseo Marítimo (every evening till 29 June).

19:30: Procession as celebration of the 19th anniversary of Alcúdia Radio. Leaves Es Clot beach, Barcarès and goes to the old town and then onto the port and a "trempo" (Mallorcan salad) supper.

20:30: Welcome to the fiestas by the giants of Alcúdia. Paseo Marítimo.

22:00: Fire run with demons. Paseo Marítimo.

Thursday, 24 June:
22:00: Outdoor cinema. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (IN CATALAN!!). Paseo Marítimo.

Friday, 25 June:
20:00: Modern ballroom. Paseo Marítimo - Plaça del Varador.

22:00: Popular dance and music. With the groups Tramudança, Sarau Alcudienc and Música Nostra. Paseo Marítimo - Plaça del Varador.

Saturday, 26 June:
10:00: Beach volleyball. Sports zone on the beach in Ciudad Blanca (top of the Bellevue mile).

10:30: Human towers competition. On the beach by the Xara building (right by the marina).

16:00: Quail shooting. At Cap Gros.

21:00: Sardine supper and music. Tickets - one euro. Performance of fisherman songs by the group Sotavent. The old pier off the Paseo Marítimo.

23:30: Sant Pere Pirate Fiesta. Till 06:00. Plaça Gabriel Roca, next to the Commercial Port. DJs Miquel Vera, Miquel Rocamar, Alvaro, Nico Diaz. Best of 80s, 90s and current-day music. Supported by local bars, such as Enjoy and Shamrock.

Sunday, 27 June:
10:00: Martial arts display. At the municipal gymnasium.

16:30: Beach volleyball finals. Sports zone on the beach in Ciudad Blanca (top of the Bellevue mile).

19:30: Children's party. On the beach by the Xara building.

22:00: Music band festival. Bands from Alcúdia, Binissalem and Pollensa. Paseo Marítimo.

Monday, 28 June:
20:00: Street dance exhibition. Paseo Marítimo - Plaça del Varador.

22:30: Dance to the orchestras Tramuntana and Ascott. Paseo Marítimo.

Tuesday, 29 June (SAN PERE):
11:00: Street procession with the Alcúdia music band.

11:15: Gathering of Alcúdia fishermen. At the Plaça Constitució in Alcúdia town, accompanied by the Alcúdia music band and dignitaries.

12:00: Solemn mass. Puerto Alcúdia church, C. Hostaleria.

14:00: Traditional lunch for retired fishermen. At the Cases de Son Sant Martí.

19:00: Mass at the Puerto Alcúdia church (C. Hostaleria), followed by the procession with the image of Sant Pere, accompanied by fishermen and the Alcúdia music band and then flotilla on the bay.

22:00: Michael Jackson Story. Spectacular on the Paseo Marítimo.

00:30: Grand fireworks display. Beach in front of the Xara building.

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Tuesday, June 08, 2010



Saturday, 3 July:
22:00: Ara Malikan Ensemble (works from the likes of Khatchaturian and Dvorak). 38 / 28 euros.

Saturday, 10 July:
22:00: Carlos Nuñez. Brazilian folk. Carlos Nuñez (bagpipes and flutes); Niamh Ni Charra (violin and concertina); Pancho Alvarez (bouzouki); Xurxo Nuñez (percussion). 42 / 32 euros.

Sunday, 18 July:
22:00: Chucho Valdés and the Afrocuban Messengers. 38 / 28 euros.

Wednesday, 4 August:
22:00: Capella da Camera (Mozart, Bach, Mendelssohn). 35 / 25 euros.

Saturday, 7 August:
22:00: Mischa Maisky (cello), Lily Maisky (piano). 38 / 28 euros.

Wednesday, 11 August:
22:00: Berlin Chamber Orchestra (Haydn and Mozart). 42 / 32 euros.

Saturday, 14 August:
22:00: María José Montiel (mezzosoprano) with Miquel Estelrich (piano). Tribute to composer Miquel Capllonch. 30 / 20 euros.

Wednesday, 18 August:
22:00: Trio Parnassus (Hummel, Beethoven and Schumann). 30 / 20 euros.

Saturday, 21 August:
22:00: Joaquín Achúcarro (piano). Celebration of Chopin. 32 / 22 euros.

Wednesday, 25 August:
22:00: Leipzig Quartet (Beethoven, Janacek and Schumann). 30 / 20 euros.

Saturday, 28 August:
22:00: The Swingle Singers (music as diverse as Nick Drake, Gershwin and Bach). 40 / 30 euros.

Tickets from the tourist offices in Pollensa and Puerto Pollensa and from the festival office next to the cloister of Sant Domingo in Pollensa town, the location for all concerts. Tickets can also be purchased up to an hour before concerts at the cloister ticket office.

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(Note: this is not a complete list of events but it covers those events with greater interest for visitors.)

Friday, 11 June:
21:30: Fiesta prayer and welcome. Features choirs. Place: Convent cloister.

Saturday, 12 June:
22:00: Horse show and parade through the streets to the Plaça Comte d'Empúries. Accompaniment by pipers and the music band, Unió Artística Murera.

Wednesday, 16 June:
19:00: Children´s party with Cucorba. Place: Plaça Comte d'Empúries.

21.00: Performance by groups The Other Sky, Val 9 and Jazz Ska. Place: Plaça Comte d'Empúries.

Friday,18 June:
19:00-22:00: Various restaurants and bars in the town will be offering tapas at one euro a go (Fregiduria-Marisqueria Can Bernat; Restaurant Es Racó d'en Blai; Bar Intensiu; Bar Can Moragues)

22:00: Hairdressing and beauty treatment show. Plaça Comte d'Empúries.

24:00: Night party with Polka Dot Shorts, L.A., Rec On, The Zinedines, DJ Mjee. Plaça de Santa Catalina Thomàs.

Saturday, 19 June:
18:30: Horse show with Menorcan horses. Price: 10 euros (5 euros, children). Tickets from town hall. Place: Bullring.

19:30: Festival of bands of music - from Sa Pobla, Marratxí and Muro. Place: Convent cloister.

22:30: Claustrefobia with demons! Place: Convent cloister.

24:00: Muro Saturday Night Fever with Bill&Ferry, Juan Campos. Place: Plaça Comte d'Empúries.

Sunday, 20 June:
08:00: Party and procession with Skandol Band.

10:00: Horse and trap competition. Place: Carretera Inca.

12:00: Draw for bulls for the bullfight. Place: Bullring.

18:30: Bullfight with El Cordobés (Manuel Díaz), Miguel Abellán, Cayetano Rivera Ordóñez. Place: Bullring.

22:00: Tribute to Nino Bravo. Place: Plaça Comte d'Empúries.

Monday, 21 June:
21:00: Outdoor supper and popular dance with Es Reguinyol and Revetla d'Algebelí. Place: Plaça Comte d'Empúries.

Wednesday, 23 June:
18:00: Water party Xop Parc. Place: front of the town hall.

22:00: Sant Joan party with the orchestras Mel i Sucre and Romàntics. Place: Plaça Major.

Thursday, 24 June (Sant Joan festivity):
10:00: Procession with pipers.

12:00: Mass at the Sant Joan Baptista church.

21:30: Performance by Tomeu Penya and Géminis followed by fireworks. Place: Plaça Comte d'Empúries.

Friday, 25 June:
21:00: Cuban party at the sports centre bar.

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Sunday, June 06, 2010


Friday, 11 June:
From 23:00, Miss Drag Mallorca 2010 in the Calle Astoria (the street with Bells in it). Organised by bars and restaurants (Enjoy, Bells, Vamps etc) together with the town hall. Hugely colourful event, with drag acts from across the island and the Canaries.

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The first events for the Sant Joan fiestas in Muro have been announced, those for ...
Friday,18 June:
19:00-22:00: Various restaurants and bars in the town will be offering tapas at one euro a go (Fregiduria-Marisqueria Can Bernat; Restaurant Es Racó d'en Blai; Bar Intensiu; Bar Can Moragues)
22:00: Hairdressing and beauty treatment show. Plaça Comte d'Empúries.
24:00: Night party with Polka Dot Shorts, L.A., Rec On, The Zinedines, DJ Mjee. Plaça de Santa Catalina Thomàs.

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Saturday, June 05, 2010


Sunday, 27 June:

From 10:30am. At Hidropark, Puerto Alcúdia, a whole host of DJs plus live act as part of the Ibiza Summer Festival. Tickets in advance, 12 euros plus t-shirt from Hidropark.

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