What's in Majorca: 24-30 October
Inca's second fair this coming weekend, Porreres has its fair with a focus on local produce, Port Adriano has another street food festival, and in Paguera there's a weekend of artisan craft. In Can Picafort, demons will be on the prowl on Friday night as part of the Saladina Art Fest.It has been confirmed that the Oktoberfest in Palma can continue; the health and safety issues have been resolved. This Thursday, there will be a special artist appearing, and the event will now continue until 31 October, when there will be a Halloween special.
What's on in Majorca: 17-23 October
A big week for fairs. The first of the four Inca fairs is this weekend. As usual it has an enormous array of different elements - ecology/sustainability; a wine night; gastronomy; music and more. Elsewhere, there are fairs in Campos, Consell (demons on Saturday night), Felanitx and Santanyi. On a musical note, the Balearic Symphony Orchestra starts its new season on Thursday. Palma's Oktoberfest begins, also on Thursday, and Tapalma 2016 gets under way on Wednesday.
What's on in Majorca: 10-16 October
Fairs in Algaida and Llucmajor this weekend. In the case of Llucmajor on Sunday it is the fourth and final fair (notwithstanding the mini-fair on Monday next week). The Llucmajor Show is also on; it starts on Friday. Algaida's fair is on Saturday: artisan and "alternative" products plus more. The last days of Santa Ponsa's Oktoberfest: it finishes on Wednesday. On Sunday, a day of music and attractions at Puerto Alcudia's Hidropark. The headlining act is Love of Lesbian, one of Spain's leading indie-rock bands.
Cloud and rain in Majorca until the middle of October
Aemet is suggesting that there will be rain at times until at least 16 October with temperatures below normal for the time of year.
Majorca's October tourism set to be the best for years
Over the weekend there was 100% occupancy in some hotels in the likes of Playa de Palma, Playa de Muro and Cala Ratjada.
Majorca had most overnight stays in October
Balearic hotel occupancy in October was the third highest with 61.2%.