Culture in Ibiza
Events in Ibiza


March 22, 2023

Every year, on the first weekend of May, Ibiza celebrates its Medieval Fair, an entertaining cultural event that attracts more than 80000 visitors every year over those 3 days of festivities.

Ibiza, in order to celebrate “Dalt Vila” old town, to being declared World Heritage Site, the town council of Ibiza organizes a medieval fair inside the walled city and the adjacent areas.

This event includes medieval theatre, music performance, dances, medieval folklore, falconry exhibitions and many other shows.

During a few days the historical and cultural values of the old city are be promoted.

It soon became a success event and from the first day, it has been the most crowded festivity of the year. The medieval fair takes place during the first weekend of May, in the cobbled and narrow streets of Dalt Vila, which are decorated with pennants, banners, garlands and other decorations reminiscent of medieval times.

The little streets of the enclosure of the old city, are taken with all kind of actors, comedians and artist representing the roles of characters typical of the Middle Ages: blinds with their guides, fine swordsmen, knights, dragons, courtesans, princesses,  beggars, priests and representative musicians of medieval Ages.

All this happens in an authentic medieval scenery, where there are many decorated stalls offering home-made foods products, crafts, clothes, typical instruments from Ibiza and Formentera, jewelry, shoes, carpets handmade, readers of the future – seers and catering food stands referring to the medieval Age and all of them decorated on the same medieval style.