Gastronomy is a fundamental part of the Mallorcan culture, where you will taste a great diversity of produce linked to to the island’s rich land and agricultural practices. Food festivals in Mallorca are a fantastic way to embark on a gastronomical journey in an awakening of the senses, where you will learn more about the island’s fascinating history and traditions.
Food Festivals in Mallorca
Fira Dolça d’Esporles
Celebrating local produce
Set in the Serra de Tramuntana mountains, lies the village of Esporles, which each year hosts a wonderful festival full of local goodies. The fair’s popularity has grown since its establishment in 2015, where visitors can taste a wide range of traditional sweet foods, including cakes, pastries, jams and sweets.
Feria de la Sobrasada
A festival dedicated to the Balearic sausage
The first fair in Mallorca which is dedicated to sobrasada and everything that surrounds the world of pig slaughter. Here, businesses from across the island participate, offering all kinds of tastings. Organised by the Regulatory Council of Sobrasada, there will be tastings of special Mallorcan black pork where the programme will be accompanied by a host of interesting cultural activities around Campos.
Port Adriano Street Food Festival
Tasty street food
The highly successful Street Food Festival headlines the calendar again this year, taking place in the stunning setting of Port Adriano. At this fun-filled event, vintage caravans will offer visitors the chance to sample delicious local and international food, in addition to eco, vegetarian and creative delights.
11th – 13th October
Feria del Pimentón
Spice up your life
Each year, Felanitx celebrates its traditional Paprika Fair, where an array of activities will take place in the charming town. As well as tastings of the authentic Mallorcan spice, demonstrations and performances will take place in an event that is perfect for the entire family to enjoy.
Feria de Otoño y del Vino
A special autumn fair
Since 1996, the town of Consell hosts the as special autumn fair, which is always held on the first Sunday after Sant Lluc. Enjoy a festival full of activities which is complemented by a wine fair, tasting courses and gastronomic exhibitions from local bars and restaurants.
Fira de sa Carabassa
Fun-filled pumpkin fair
Muro’s Autumn Fair celebrates all things pumpkin where local restaurants produce dishes featuring the humble ingredient. Feast your eyes on a ‘biggest pumkin’ competition and enjoy its market and funfair rides to complete the fantastic festivities.
Traditional cuisine at a popular market
Dijous Bo is a huge gastronomic celebration, where hundreds of the island’s products are exhibited at a vibrant market in Inca Enjoy the best traditional cuisine in the old wine cellars converted into restaurants or discover the rural character of the festivities at Plaça des Bestiar where delicious sobrasada will be prepared.
Fira de s’Oliva
All things olive oil
Discover the beauty of olive groves in Caimari, a unique place full of charm where the liquid gold is produced. Set in the Tramuntana mountains, the Fira de l’Oliva brings together the best olive oils, where the entire village is adorned with decorations and its small streets are filled with stands of all kinds of local products.
16th – 17th November
Fira de la Mel
Beekeepers and honey makers from all over Mallorca gather at this lovely festival, where their products are entered into a selection of fantastic competitions. As well as sampling some scrumptious honey liqueur, you can take home with you honeycomb and beeswax as well as enjoy informative stands and tasting sessions.
La Fira de l’Esclatasang
A wonderful festival that celebrates the coveted delicacy of mushrooms in the little village of Mancor de la Vall, nestled in the foothills of the Serra de Tramuntana. There will be tons of traditional dancing and music, kickstarted on Friday whee there will be fireworks, bonfires and a parade dominated by imposing paper-mache puppets of traditional Mallorcan giants.
Feria del Vino
Taste delicious wine
Established as an annual wine event for both professionals and wine lovers, the Pollença Wine Fair will celebrate its 16th edition. An important date in the calendar, where visitors and locals can visit different vineyards in Mallorca and be fascinated by their wine production.
23rd – 24th November
Delicious cocktails and trendy tapas
New routes, more restaurants and tapas, tasty cocktails and lots of fun. The annual tapas and cocktail festival TaPalma will once again lure locals and visitors to the tapas bars of the island’s capital. Now in its 14th edition, visitors from across Mallorca descend to the city to taste traditional and contemporary tapas and cocktail creations. An unmissable event in the calendar!
25th November – 1st December
Fira de la Llet d’Ametla
Discover the tradition of almond milk
The Ametlla Milk Fair is celebrated in the town of Marratxí before the start of the Christmas holidays, celebrating a traditional ingredient that has become a staple in the creation of Mallorcan sweets. During the day, there will be tastings, exhibitions of crafts, animals, as well as an array of other great activities!