The Carnival in Mallorca does not forget the Margalians, who participate massively every year in the different parades in Santa Margalida vila, as well as in the ones in Son Serra de Marina and Can Picafort...Read more »
Santa Margalida is a village located in the northern part of the Pla de Mallorca region that also extends along the Bay of Alcúdia.
This municipality has three large urban centres: Santa Margalida, inland, and Can Picafort and Son Serra de Marina, on the coast. It borders with Muro, Artà, Maria de la Salut, Petra and Ariany, and its population is over 11,500. More than half of them reside in Can Picafort, the main economic motor of the municipality thanks to the touristic activity.
The village of Santa Margalida it is popularly known as "vila" among its inhabitants, also called "vilers". Agriculture and livestock have played a very important role in Santa Margalida's economy, which is currently boosted by the boom of the touristic sector in its coastal towns.
The town of Santa Margalida celebrates its spring fair at the beginning of April, a very traditional event that has recently incorporated a marked dedicated to the town's most characteristic fruit: the almond and its derivatives. For its part, Can Picafort organize a fair dedicated to nautical sports at the end of May, which is accompanied by the Squid Gastronomic Days.
Santa Margalida celebrates its weekly market on Tuesdays and Saturdays, while Can Picafort does so on Fridays and Saturdays. Between May and October, some evening markets can be found on Can Picafort and Son Serra de Marina.
EVENTS HIGHLIGHTS Santa Margalida
The Bay of Alcudia is an incomparable setting for nautical activities and since a few years ago Can Picafort celebrates the Nautical Sports Fair in the summer...Read more »
Can Picafort, in the term of Santa Margalida, celebrates its summer festivities every year on the occasion of the Virgin of August (Mare de Déu d'Agost)...Read more »
The Mercadet i Festes de Nadal in Santa Margalida take place every year in this municipality, as well as in the different localities that are a part of it. The Christmas market...Read more »