Candyland float at Palma's Carnival parade last year. | Pilar Pellicer


Thursday, 23 February
Algaida. 17.15: Children's parade plus batucada from Ses Escoles to the town hall.

Arta. 15.00: Children's parade from C. Antoni Blanes to the town hall square plus children's entertainers Mallorca Festa in the Plaça Conqueridor. 21.00: Main parade plus band of music from C. Rosa to Plaça Conqueridor.

Binissalem. 09.30: Children's parade, Plaça Església.

Campanet. 16.30: Children's parade, Plaça Son Pocos to Plaça Major.

Inca. 16.00: Children's parade from Plaça Llibertat.

Lloseta. 16.00: Gathering for the children's parade in Plaça Espanya.

Manacor. 17.00: Children's parade from Plaça Rector Rubi. Children's entertainment from 17.15 in Plaça General Weyler, Plaça Rectoria, C. d'en Bosch and Plaça sa Bassa. 18.30: Performances by young music groups, Plaça Rector Rubi.

Puerto Pollensa. 16.30: Children's parade.

Son Servera. 12.00: Children's parade to Plaça Mercat.

Friday, 24 February
Cala Millor. 11.30: Children's parade.

Cala Ratjada. 21.00: Parade from C. Isaac Peral to Plaça Pins, followed by Carnival Ball.

Esporles. 19.00-21.00: Masked disco party. Casal de Joves. Two euros.

Mancor de la Vall. 16.00: Children's parade, Plaça Ajuntament. 23.00: Carnival Ball, Can Bernat.

Puerto Pollensa. 23.00: Carnival Ball in the marquee in Plaça Miquel Capllonch (church square).

Sant Llorenç. 20.00: Barbecue and ximbomba playing. Plaça Església.

Soller. 15.30: Children's parade from C. Batach to the town hall.

Saturday, 25 February
Alaro. 16.00: Children's batucadas and entertainment along with parade, Plaça Vila. 23.00: Carnival party at the theatre.

Alcudia. 23.00: Carnival Ball in the marquee in front of the Can Ramis building in the market area.

Algaida. 16.30: Parade from C. Pare Pou to the square.

Andratx. 17.00: Parade from Son Mas to the Plaça Espanya.

Arenal. 15.00: Parade from C. Miquel Costa i Llobera.

Binissalem. 16.30: Parade from Plaça Constitució to Plaça Església.

Buger. 16.30: Parade.

Bunyola. 18.00: Parade from Sa Plaça plus band of music and batucada. 19.30: Folk dance with Música Nostra. 21.00: Barbecue then Carnival Ball from 21.30 with DJ and La Canción del Verano.

Cala d'Or. 16.00: Parade and music and hot chocolate in Avda. Calonge.

Calvia. 16.30: Gathering for the parade at Ses Quarterades. 18.30: Party with DJ. Town hall car park.

Campanet. 20.00: Parade from C. Jaume I to Sant Victoria. 23.00: Carnival Ball with the group Trebol. Plaça Major.

Campos. 15.30: Parade from Plaça dels 3 Molins.

Capdepera. 21.00: Parade from C. Baltasar Coves to the sports centre, followed by Carnival Ball.

Costitx. 15.45: Gathering for the parade by the Casal de Cultura.

Esporles. 17.00: Carnival parade. 18.00: Children's entertainment. 23.00: Carnival Ball.

Felanitx. 15.30: Parade from Plaça Espanya to the municipal park.

Inca. 18.00: Parade from C. Fra Juniper Serra.

Lloseta. 16.30: Children's masked party plus entertainment from L'Esplai. Plaça Espanya. 23.30: Carnival Ball plus music from Galatzó at the theatre.

Llubi. 16.00: Parade from C. Jaume I to Plaça Església.

Llucmajor. 22.30: Carnival Marquee, masked ball, C. Bartomeu Sastre.

Manacor. 12.00-14.00: Vermouth and Swing with Long Time No Swing, Plaça Rector Rubi. 18.30: Parade with batucada from Plaça Rector Rubi to Plaça Ramon Llull. 20.00: Party with Western theme, Plaça Ramon Llull. 20.30: Folk and line dance, Plaça Rector Rubi.

Montuiri. 11.30: Parade with the band of music to La Plaça. 16.30: Carnival Ball with groups The Cassettes and Islanders plus DJs.

Pollensa. 17.00: Parade from the Via Pollentia gardens to the Plaça Major. 19.00: Mini disco (young children). 21.00: Mini disco (older children). 23.00: Carnival Ball. All in the marquee at the Sant Domingo Convent.

Porreres. 17.45: From Plaça Amengual to Plaça Vila. Followed by children's entertainment by Uapidubi.

Sa Coma. 17.15: Parade with batucada and xaranga from the town hall office. 17.45: Masked ball and children's entertainment.

Sa Pobla. 16.30: Parade from Can Tró to the Plaça Major.

S'Alqueria Blanca. 16.30: Children's parade from Plaça Cup. 17.00: Children's entertainment.

Sant Joan. 16.00: Parade from Casa Cultura to Plaça Constitució.

Sant Llorenç. 18.00: Parade with xaranga group Brasilenya. 18.30: Carnival party with DJs, Plaça Església.

Santa Margalida. 15.30: Parade gathers in C. Miquel Ordinas and finishes in the Plaça Vila.

Santa Maria del Camí. 17.30: Parade plus the band of music from Avda. Jaume III to Plaça Vila.

Santanyi. 16.00: Parade to the Plaça Major.

Selva. 16.00: Carnival parade, Plaça Major.

Soller. 16.00: Parade from the Can Miró car park.

Son Carrió. 17.00: Parade from Plaça Mossèn Alcover to the sports centre.

Son Servera. 20.00: Parade from Avda. Constitució to Plaça Sant Joan. Followed by Carnival Ball.

Vilafranca. 16.30: Parade from C. Palma.

Sunday, 26 February
Alcudia. 16.30: Parade in the old town.

Ariany. 16.00: Parade plus band of drums and trumpets. 17.00: Children's entertainers - Cucorba. Plaça Major.

Can Picafort. 16.00: Parade from the medical centre into Son Baulo and finishing in the Plaça Residencia in Can Picafort.

Colonia Sant Jordi. 16.00: Parade from Es Turó to Avda. Primavera.

Deya. 16.30: Gathering for the parade at the Bassa de Can Carindo car park.

Lloseta. 16.00: Parade from Avda. Coco to Plaça Espanya.

Mancor de la Vall. 11.30: Children's parade plus entertainment from Marta & Marina. From Plaça Espanya to the town hall square

Muro. 16.00: Parade from the Plaça Comte d'Empúries (i.e. in front of the town hall).

Palma. 10.30: Children's parade along La Rambla to Avda, Jaume III. 17.00: Main parade, same route.

Pina. 16.00: Children's parade plus batucada in the square.

S'Arraco. 12.00: Parade from Henriettas to the Plaça General Weyler.

Ses Salines. 10.30: Parade from Plaça Espanya to Plaça Major.

Monday, 20 February
Palma. 20.00: Margaret Lucia (piano), featuring works by Spanish and American female composers. Conservatory, C. Alfons el Magnanim 64.

Tuesday, 21 February
Palma. 20.00: Son and The Holy Ghosts - Majorcan indie band. Teatre Principal, C. Riera 2. Fifteen euros.

Wednesday, 22 February
Palma. 20.00: Lluis Vives Quintet (soloists from the Balearic Symphony Orchestra - flute, oboe, clarinet, fagot and horn) and Bernaldo de Quiros (piano). Works by Beethoven and Mozart. Sa Nostra Cultural Centre, C. Concepció 12. Ten euros.

Palma. 20.00: Olga Morral (accordion) - concert in a series for young musicians. Works by Mozart, Bach and others. Monestir de la Puríssima Concepció, C. Caputxines 14. Ten euros.

Palma. 20.30: Haochen Zhang (piano). Schumann, Liszt, Janacek, Stravinsky. Auditorium, Paseo Marítimo 18. 28 euros.

Thursday, 23 February
Palma. 20.00: Balearic Symphony Orchestra with violin soloist Christopher Park - Schumann, Debussy, Ravel. Auditorium, Paseo Marítimo 18. 22-32 euros.

Palma. 22.00: Marlango - Spanish jazz blues group led by Leonor Watling and Alejandro Pelayo. Trui Theatre, Cami Son Rapinya 29. 35 euros.

Friday, 24 February
Lloseta. 19.00: Fuel Fandango - electronica and flamenco fusion; Midnight Walkers + DJ. Lloseta Theatre, C. Pou Nou 1. 20 euros.

Manacor. 20.00: Balearic Symphony Orchestra with violin soloist Christopher Park - Schumann, Debussy, Ravel. Auditorium, C. Tarragona 2. 17 euros.

Saturday, 25 February
Palma. 20.30: BACHrroc Ensemble - Bach Cycle Series: BWV82, "Ich Habe Genug" cantata; BWV1053R Oboe concert. Santa Tereseta, Son Armadans.

Palma. 21.00: Funambulista - leading Spanish pop group. Auditorium, Paseo Marítimo 18. 25 euros.

Palma. 18.00: Real Mallorca v. Tenerife. Spanish second division. Iberostar Stadium Son Moix.

Sunday, 26 February
Palma. 12.00: Lili's House - folk-pop. Teatre Principal, C. Reira 2.

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