It´s that time of year again, the winter has vanished in the blink of an eye, and the island is once more alive with the buzz and excitement of another fun filled summer ahead! As the temperature begins to rise, the superclubs are preparing to open their doors, and this season promises to be bigger and better than ever before, with a wealth of international and local DJ´s clamouring for a place behind the decks. Here´s our guide to the very best opening parties for your clubbing agenda.
Space Opening – Sunday 29th May 2016
This is the party EVERYONE wants to be at this year, as the much loved venue begins its final season, and the expectations are high that owner Pepe Rosello and his team will be pulling out all the stops to make sure that Space goes out with a bang! The Opening Party will see the usual stellar cast of the world´s best DJ´s, including Eric Morillo, Roger Sanchez, Wally Lopez and Sasha, all having confirmed.
As usual, the car park will be transformed into an outdoor dancefloor, complete with sound system and stage, to accommodate the partygoers who flock to this clubbing mecca each year. Tickets are in high demand so visit the website to secure yours in advance!
Cocoon at Amnesia – Monday 30th May
Techno and electro aficionados will be making a beeline for the now legendary Cocoon Opening party at the iconic club Amnesia. Here, the party celebrates the start of another sizzling season, having seen their popularity go from strength to strength in recent years. Confirmed for this year´s opening fiesta are Sven Vath, who is the driving force and pioneer of the party itself, plus Ilario Alicante, Dixon, Slam and a live performance from Gaiser.
Flower Power at Pacha – Monday 30th May
If you like your parties a little more colourful and enjoy the soundsof the sixties and seventies more than hard house, then dig out your afro wigs, flares and platforms and dance the night away at the fabulous Flower Power Fiesta at Pacha, which will now be held every week on Mondays until October. This party has a real ´anything goes´ vibe, no big egos or attitudes exist in this vibrant and light hearted party, which is guaranteed to keep you on the dancefloor until 6am!
The Zoo Project – Saturday 4th June
Over in the hills of Benimussa, just outside the bustling resort of San Antonio, you can enter a whole other dimension, with the wild and wonderful Zoo Project party, which kicks off another summer of animal themed fiestas on Saturday 4th June. Embrace your inner tiger and go all out with costumes, face and bodypainting to really join in the atmosphere. This is a young, energetic and flamboyant party, which has attracted a loyal following over the years, who return time after time to enjoy the extravagant shows, eclectic musical mix and weird and wonderful performers, all stage din the sprawling grounds of an abandoned zoo.
So whatever your musical taste, age or preference, you are sure to find a party to suit you to perfection here on the magical island of Ibiza, what are you waiting for?