Ho ho ho! Christmas is just around the corner and the island is getting into the festive spirit, with plenty of special events taking place over the next few weeks. Whether you are looking for a family friendly trip to see Santa, or deciding where to celebrate the arrival of the New Year, there are many options on the White Island this festive season. We picked out the best of the rest as a guide..
Pacha host their annual Childrens Christmas party on Sunday 21st December. With clowns, facepainting , a tombola and other festive themed attractions, its a great chance to see a different side to the world famous superclub. Entrance is just 5 per child, and all proceeds go to local childrens charities.
Over in the port Santa Eulalia, also on the 21st, Guarana opens its doors to the youngsters with the Festive Funky Family Sunday Fiesta, in association with childrens party planners Kids Funktions. Here the whole family can enjoy a Christmas disco, arts and crafts, cake decorating, plus a special guest appearance from Santa! Entrance is free and the event begins at 1600.
The legendary hippy market of Las Dalias in San Carlos will be transformed into a winter wonderland ever y day from 12th December until 5th January, with dozens of stall selling beautiful hand crafted jewellery, Christmas decorations, candles and hundreds of lovely gift ideas. You cannot fail to find the perfect Christmas present here! Opening times are: Monday to Friday 17.00-22.00, Saturdays 09.00-22.00 and Sundays 15.00-22.00.
In Ibiza Town, the streets of the Vara del Rey also come to life with Christmas spirit at this time of year, with a childrens carousel, stalls selling gifts and decorations, and festive food and drink. The market will run every day until 24th December from 10.00-22.00.
Of course, Ibiza is renowned as the party capital of the world, and with more regular winter flights from all over Europe, it is fast becoming a favourite destination for partygoers wishing to see in the New Year in true Ibiza style. On NYE, Rock Nights and Ibiza Rocks House will host a fun filled event at the infamous Pikes Hotel. With a soundtrack provided by DJs Bones, Marcos Torres, Lola Von Dage, Lisa Chadderton, Jordi Cardona, Canovas & Tiki Boy, it promises to be a night to remember. You can expect the usual goings on in the infamous Bathtub Karaoke room, and you can line your stomachs before the party action with a traditional hog roast by Cook Ibiza.
Die hard clubbers will be reserving their energy for New Years Day, and heading to the cult club DC10 where the Circo Loco promoters will herald the arrival of 2015 in their own inimitable style. This year, Carl Cox is headlining the sellout event, with some support from DC10 regulars Jamie Jones and Tania Vulcano. This will be a roadblock, so to avoid disappointment we recommend you book your tickets in advance. Go to https://www.ibizahire.com/ibiza-club-tickets to reserve yours today.