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Events & Fiestas in Pollensa, Mallorca (Majorca)

Below are listed all the local events, fiestas and public holidays that we are aware of. Do note that even if we have not yet specified details for the current year, most fiestas take place on the same dates each year.

With regard to the dates for the Summer fiestas, please be aware that we usually do not get confirmation from the tourist office of the dates and program until a few days beforehand.

Have a look at our Events Calendar on the Pollensa Forum.

January/February

1-Jan New Year Mallorca Public Holiday
5-Jan Arrival of the Three Kings Pto Alcudia in the harbour at Porta des Moll
6-Jan Feast of Epiphany Mallorca Public Holiday
16-Jan Sant Antoni Abat  Alcudia Sant Antoni is the patron saint of animals. There are bonfires on 16th & a benediction of animals on 17th Jan.
17-Jan Pi de Sant Antoni Pollensa An enormous fir tree is taken through the town, through the church to the main square. See Sant Antoni Fiesta.
20-Jan Sant Sebastia Pollensa Procession featuring the Saint's Standard. See Sant Sebastia fiesta.
7-13-Feb Carnival Mallorca
Pollensa
Pto Pollensa
The Carnival fiestas begin 7th Feb (Dijous Llarder), and will continue until 13th Feb - Ash Wednesday (Dimecres de Cendra) with street parades (known as Rues o Ruetes) and fancy-dress parties all over the island.

March/April

1-Mar Balearics Day Mallorca Public Holiday
21-Apr Holy Week 2011

Pto
Pollensa
Pollensa
At 18.00h. In Pto. Pollença: Mass
At 19.00h. In Pollença town: Mass
At 21.00h. In Pollença town: Procession 'de la Sangre'
Route: Plaza Mayor > Mercat > Jonquet > Metge Sureda > Sant Jordi > Costa i Llobera > Monti-sion > Lleó > Jesús > Joan Guiraud > Mallorca > Abeurador de Sant Isidre > Roser Vell > Convento > Sant Domingo > Antoni Maura > Plaza Mayor
22-Apr Good Friday 2011PtoP
Pollensa
At 18.00h. In Pto. Pollença: Liturgical Action
At 18.30h. In Pollença town: Liturgical Action
21.00h On Good Friday, the spectacular "Davallament" is held at the Calvari of Pollença: the procession with the image of the dead Jesus descends the Calvari hill down the 365 stone steps, bordered by Yew trees. -
Public Holiday. See Holy Week in Mallorca .
23-Apr Saturday Pto
Pollensa
Pollensa
At 21.30h. In Pto. Pollença
At 22.00h. In Pollença town
24-Apr Easter Sunday PtoP
Pollensa
At 11.00h. In Port de Pollença: Mass
At 11.15h. In Pollença town: Procession "L'ENCONTRADA" and Mass
25-Apr Easter Monday Pollensa Day of the 'Puig de Maria'
At 12.30h Mass at the Puig de Maria
Date TBC Wine Festival 2011Pollensa In the 'cloisters'.

May/June

1-May May Day Mallorca Public Holiday
13-Jun Corpus Christi, Ball de les Aguiles Pollensa Procession with traditional dances. See Corpus Christi in Pollenca.
25-29-Jun Feste patronal de Sant Pere Puerto Alcudia Sant Pere patron saint of sailors -Sea-land procession - culminating with firworks on 29th at midnight -other activities in the preceding week - see Alcúdia: Sant Pere, patron saint of the fishermen

July

2-Jul Romeria a la Verge de la Victoria Alcudia eve before traditional dance & concert followed by mass on actual day and games - see Alcúdia Events
mid-
Jul
Feste de la Verge del Carme Pto
Pollensa
The fiesta of the Verge del Carme (Virgen de Carmen) is held in honour of the Patron Saint of seafarers and fishermen and traditionally celebrated on 16th July. In Puerto Pollensa the festivities take place over a period of eight days normally culminating on the closest Sunday to 16th July. On that day a Mass is held in the evening followed by processions and flotillas and closing with a firework display on the beach by La Gola at midnight.

For confirmation of the date and detailed programme, visit our Events & Fiestas Forum. Unfortunately we rarely receive details until shortly before the fiesta takes place.
25-Jul-2 Aug Patrona de Pollensa Pollensa Daily festivities in preparation for the Moors and Christians 'battle' on 2nd August.
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August

Aug Festival of Pollensa  Pollensa Music Festival. See Festival de Pollenca .
25-Jul-
2 Aug
Patrona de Pollensa  Pollensa

Daily festivities in preparation for Moors and Christians 'battle' on 2-Aug. See Fiesta de la Patrona de Pollenca for a description. This fiesta always takes place on 2nd August regardless of the day. The Moors and Christians normally starts at around 7pm on the evening of 2nd August.

For the detailed programme, visit our Events & Fiestas Forum. Unfortunately we rarely receive details until shortly before the fiesta takes place.

15-Aug Ascension Day Mallorca Public Holiday
Aug  Cala San Vicente Fiesta  CSV  Fiesta in Cala San Vicente.
24-Aug Festival of Chinese Lanterns Alcudia The festivity of the chinese lanterns where the youngest of the town will go through the streets and sing old Majorcan songs carrying their chinese lanterns made of melons.
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September/October

1-4 Oct  Fira Alcudia 1st week in Oct - trade fairs, arts & crafts. See Alcudia Fair.
 12-Oct

 Spanish National Holiday  Mallorca  Public Holiday

November/December

1-NovAll Saints' DayMallorcaPublic Holiday
7-10 NovFeria 2008PollensaVarious trade and artisan 'fairs' in Pollensa. See Pollenca Fair.
(Normally on 2nd weekend in Nov)
6-DecConstitution DayMallorcaPublic Holiday (on Mon if date falls on Sunday)
8-DecImmaculate ConceptionMallorcaPublic Holiday
25-DecChristmas DayMallorcaPublic Holiday
Read about Christmas in Mallorca
Listen to the Song of the Sibil
26-Dec St StephenMallorcaPublic Holiday