Mercadal celebrations

The festival of Sant Martí, after the pattern of Es Mercadal, are held the third weekend in July.

Mercadal celebrations, like most festivals of the island, dating back many years. San Martin is one of the oldest festivals after San Juan. Turns out the town of Mercadal included other populations as Ferrerías, Migjorn Fornells. Therefore, Mercadal was the head of departure.Today we can say that the holiday Mercadal, after the Citadel, have great tradition and importance. An example of this is that the municipality takes part in every act, because it is moments like this in the delivery of the flag or when the “Caixa” (sobreposat) requested permission to start the party.

The festival ends with horses religious ceremony of the “Completes”.