Ibiza may not be as lively as in the summer, but November has its unique charm. Whether you’re a local or a curious traveler, there’s something for everyone in this peaceful yet vibrant season. Join us as we discover what’s happening in Ibiza in November 2023.
Local Festivities: A taste of tradition
The San Carlos festivities in Ibiza usually last for a month. It starts in the second week of October and reaches its peak on November 4th. This is the main day dedicated to the patron saint, San Carlos de Peralta. The celebrations typically continue until the second week of November.
We highly recommend visiting Ibiza in November to experience the patron saint’s day celebration because most of the festival’s attractions are available during this month. One of the highlights of the festivities is the squid fair. There are stalls and kitchens seasonally lit up, serving delicious seafood prepared in various ways. It’s a fantastic opportunity to enjoy local cuisine.
Additionally, there’s a full schedule of activities to celebrate the patron saint’s festivities. Think of traditional games and photo contests that you can join. If you’re attending these celebrations with children, you’ll also find various entertainment options for them, such as children’s obstacle courses and magic shows.
Markets in Ibiza this november
150th Anniversary of Mercat Vell in Ibiza Town
In 2023, Ibiza’s Mercat Vell, is celebrating its 150th anniversary. Mercat Vell is a historic market located in the port area of Ibiza. TownThe festivities began in October and will continue until November 19th. This event offers a variety of activities suitable for all ages. Visitors can enjoy music, cultural displays, traditional contests, workshops, and more. It’s an opportunity to celebrate the rich history of this iconic Ibiza institution and participate in the community’s celebration.
Las Dalias Weekend Market – Open Every Saturday and Sunday in November
Las Dalias’ beloved hippie market is open year-round, and this November is no exception. The market is welcoming visitors every Saturday and Sunday until November 25th, from 10 am until late in the afternoon. Whether you’re on the hunt for unique gifts or just want to catch up with friends, it’s the perfect weekend destination.
San Jordi Flea Market – Every Saturday Through December
The San Jordi flea market is a vibrant and eclectic car boot sale. It is open every Saturday from now until the end of December. Whether you’re a bargain hunter or just looking to socialize, this market has something for everyone. You might even catch some live drumming on the bar’s popular terrace or enjoy impromptu DJ performances. It’s the perfect weekend hangout!
San Juan Artisan Market – Sundays, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Don’t miss the San Juan artisan market, it’s open every Sunday from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. It’s known for its top-notch locally made food, drinks, and a variety of interesting goods and artwork. Parking is convenient, and after noon, you can enjoy live music to make your visit even more enjoyable.
Enjoy Ibiza’s nature in November
In November, Ibiza’s natural beauty shines with fewer tourists. This makes it a peaceful time to explore the island. With mild weather, it’s perfect for outdoor adventures. You can hike along rugged coastlines, discover hidden coves, and walk through beautiful pine forests. The tranquil beaches are ideal for relaxation without the summer crowds. Whether you’re into hiking or sunbathing, November offers a quieter and more serene experience to enjoy Ibiza’s stunning natural landscapes.
Ibiza Light Festival: Ibiza Town
10 & 11 november
In November, Ibiza Town hosts the mesmerizing Ibiza Light Festival, a celebration of art and light. This enchanting event transforms the town’s streets and historic landmarks into a stunning canvas. The city is filled with captivating light installations, projections and artistic performances. From the iconic Dalt Vila to the charming alleyways, Ibiza Town becomes a radiant and colorful spectacle. It offers a unique way to experience the island’s magic. Don’t miss the Ibiza Light Festival in November if you want to be captivated by the fusion of art and light.
Join the VIII Sant Carles Trail
Looking for some action? Join the 8th edition of the Sant Carles Trail, happening on November 12th. This exciting event includes two races: the classic 12km timed race starting at Cala Boix, and a new 7km race that begins in the Es Pou d’es Lleó area. Both routes lead to the picturesque town of San Carlos. Registrations will be open until November 10th, and with a maximum of 100 participants. Don’t wait too long to secure your spot! It’s a great opportunity to challenge yourself and explore the beautiful Ibiza landscape.
Ibiza Fiestas: Santa Gertrudis
November 20 – 27
In the heart of Ibiza, the charming village of Santa Gertrudis is gearing up for a week of celebrations. From November 20th to 27th it’s time to honor its patron saint. These festivities have something for all ages, including concerts, games, sports, and cultural activities.
Leading up to the main event, there’s the 13th edition of the Sobrassada road race. It’s also known as the “sausage race.” This amusing event features two races. A 1km “mini” race starting at 17:00, followed by a 21km night race. The exact date for the night race is still pending, be sure to stay tuned for updates. It’s a vibrant and enjoyable way to immerse yourself in local culture and embrace the lively spirit of Santa Gertrudis.
In November, Ibiza’s vineyards come alive with the annual grape harvest. This makes it a special time for wine lovers. Local wineries open their doors, inviting visitors to enjoy enchanting wine tastings surrounded by the lush Mediterranean landscape. As the summer crowds fade, you can join vineyard and cellar tours, witnessing the winemaking process firsthand. You’ll have the opportunity to savor the rich aromas and flavors of local wines. These are often paired with gourmet dishes. The warm autumn sun and fragrant vines create an unforgettable setting for wine enthusiasts. So come visit ibiza in November and relish the fruits of the harvest.
November’s delightful food scene in Ibiza
In summer, Ibiza is bustling with tourists and vibrant activities. In contrast, winter offers a serene charm. Many beloved restaurants stay open year-round to welcome locals and those seeking tranquility during the off-season.
In San Antonio, Hostal La Torre provides a tranquil spot to savor delicious dishes while taking in the breathtaking sunset views. On the shores of Es Cavallet, La Escollera serves Mediterranean and Ibicenco cuisine, making it an idyllic choice for lovers of both. For an unforgettable dining experience in Ibiza Town, head to Trattoria del Mar. In Santa Gertrudis, Sluiz Restaurant offers a creative and eclectic dining experience with a unique style.
Just a little further in the picturesque village of Santa Gertrudis, Coto Ibiza boasts a menu full of Oriental flavor and character. In Marina Botafoch, Wow Ibiza combines gastronomy with art and music for a truly unique experience. Yemanja on the shores of Cala Jondal is an excellent choice for those wanting to indulge in seafood and Mediterranean cuisine. Finally, in Santa Eulalia, Higo offers a creative twist on both local and international dishes, making it a delightful culinary destination. These restaurants are open all year and offer a cozy atmosphere for you to enjoy delicious food in the peaceful winter beauty of Ibiza.
Experience Ibiza’s Beauty
Elevate your Ibiza experience with a beach cruise along the island’s beautiful coastline. Enjoy the Mediterranean sun, sip sangria, and groove to music, creating lasting memories. Is there a better way to spend your winter days on this enchanting island? We don’t think so! Float Your Boat offers various cruise options. Explore our offerings and book your adventure on Ibiza’s crystal blue waters.
Wellness and Retreats
Ibiza’s wellness scene thrives year-round. November provides a peaceful and less crowded environment. Whether you’re seeking yoga retreats, meditation workshops, or simply a serene escape from the daily grind, the island’s wellness centers have you covered. It’s a perfect time to reconnect with your inner self and find serenity.
Music and Nightlife: in November
In November, things start to quiet down considerably compared to the lively atmosphere of summer. However, if you’re seeking smaller and vibrant dancefloors, Ibiza still offers party options on the weekends.
The island takes on a more relaxed vibe in November. Many of the big clubs are closing for the season. But don’t worry, there are still cozy venues and clubs that remain open. Especially during the weekends! These smaller gatherings provide a chance to enjoy the music and the crowd in a more intimate and personal way.
Join the grand finale of TRIP at Club Chinois in Ibiza Marina on November 4th. Early-entry tickets are €35. Meanwhile, in the north of Ibiza, the fairly new club Akasha at Las Dalias will be celebrating its second anniversary on the same night. The party features an exciting lineup with Yulia Niko and Unders, alongside Igor Marijuan. Don’t miss out on this unforgettable evening!
Namasté transitions to its winter schedule, moving to Fridays. Starting on November 17th. It will continue every week until the end of the year as a club-only event (no garden). The first date will feature Los Suruba and Karuna. The line-ups for the following dates will be announced closer to each event.
November in Ibiza brings a unique charm. Enjoy traditional festivities, the Ibiza Light Festival, and serene beaches. Explore cozy markets, savor local cuisine, and embrace wellness retreats. Experience quirky events and intimate weekend clubbing. It’s a serene yet vibrant season on the island. An it’s waiting to be explored.