Fabulously Festive Ibiza
It´s that time of year again, the bells are jingling and anticipation is mounting for the festive season. In Ibiza, Christmas is not quite as commercial as other countries, however, one thing we do know how to do in Ibiza is PARTY! And there are several Christmas themed events coming up for both adults and children alike to ensure that your season is very jolly indeed! Here is a selection of our favourites!
Love from Ibiza does Winter Wonderland II at La Muella- Sunday 3rd December – 2pm – 6pm
Kicking off the festivities will be the very worthwhile charity party organised by Love from Ibiza, who are celebrating their 3rd annual fundraising event. This remarkable charity based in Ibiza, have been collecting clothes and raising money for various refugee charities based in the UK, Ireland and the Middle East. On Sunday, 3rd December, the beautiful venue in San Lorenzo, Lamuella will be transformed into a Winter Wonderland, with live music, DJ’s, street food stalls, a Christmas gift market, kids area with princess makeovers, craft activities, Santa’s grotto, relaxation area and a fabulous raffle with great prizes. All funds raised will be divided between various refugee charities. There will be a collection on the door, and the team will be gathering food items to donate to Food for Ibiza and warm jackets for Syria.
Christmas Market at Es Caliu – Friday 8th December from 1pm until late
This iconic Ibiza restaurant will once again host their annual Christmas market, again all in aid of charity. Hosted by the restaurant and Once upon a time Ibiza, it promises to be a super day full of activities for family and friends. An arts and crafts market will offer lots of lovely artisan gift ideas, and there is a dedicated kids ar for the little ones to play. You can enjoy live music from various local bands and artists, plus an extra special Christmas fairy tale story telling session. Tarot Reading and Astrology will also be available for those wishing to know what 2018 has in store! The event supports local charities, including Caritas Ibiza, Can Horse Ibiza and Food for Ibiza. You will be welcome to donate clothes, toys, blankets and food, and can enter the charity lottery for a chance to win a festive prize!
Carols & Canapes at Atzaro – Saturday 9th December – 6pm – 10pm
This beautiful event is guaranteed to get you into the Christmas spirit. Hosted in the idyllic settings of the agroturismo Atzaro, local choirs and budding vocalists join forces to sing carols, feast on homemade mince pies and mulled wine in the candelight. There is s a suggested donation fee of 5€ per person, with all proceeds going to the Mojis Animal Sanctuary.
Change – Ibiza´s Boutique Dress Agency – Atzaro Christmas Market 10th December 1pm until late
Not strictly a Christmas event, but certainly a chance to stock up on some fabulous finery to ensure you sparkle this Christmas! Hosted by island resident Helen Cockle, this event sees IBIZA’S finest dress agency opening its doors specialising in selling new & pre-owned luxury clothes and accessories. Do you have beautiful pieces that you would like to sell? Bring them along and exchange them for something you really desire this Christmas. Helen promises a pre-arranged collection of authentic, immaculate designer clothes, accessories and original one-off pieces. Definately a must do for the fashionistas amongst you!
Santa´s Grotto and Family Party at Project Social, Saturday 16th December from 3pm until late
The eternally popular Project Social bar and restaurant will be home to Santa´s Grotto for the day, with the big man himself taking Christmas present requests from children and giving gifts to enchant and amaze them. Face painting, arts and crafts and special children’s entertainers will be on hand to entertain the smaller one, whilst the parents can enjoy the specially themed menu and of course the fantastic cocktails!
Atzaro Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Dinner Sunday 24th and Saturday 25th December
Should you not wish to be spend your Christmas in the kitchen the treat yourself to a fine dining experience with absolutely no washing up! Atzaro hosts its third year of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day dinner and lunch, all set in their beautifully decorated Christmas restaurant area. Expect excellent cuisine, fabulous service and an unrivalled ambience. See their website for more details, prices and booking information.
At Ibiza Summer Villas we wish you all a very Merry Christmas wherever in the world you may be celebrating, and if you are lucky enough to be spending it on Ibiza, we hope you enjoy these fabulously festive events!