1. Café Mambo opening party
No Ibiza trip is complete without watching the famous sunset at Café Mambo. As well as their opening party on May 15th, look out for various superstar DJs playing through the summer on an almost nightly basis.
2. IMS Ibiza
IMS Ibiza, held on May 20-22 is an array of talks and events held at Hard Rock Café in Playa den Bossa, before continuing into the nights at the beautiful Dalt Vila. With the likes of Rudimental, MK, Pete Tong, Solomun and Sven Väth playing this year, it will be a party and conference not to be missed!
3. The club opening parties
As a series of events, Ibiza’s club opening parties are simply legendry. Ushuaia opens on May 30th, and is 21st century outside clubbing at its absolute finest. Set in beautiful surroundings, a hands in the air unbeatable atmosphere, lasers, fire, lights, airplanes flying in overhead, cold air cannons and a massive cinematic screen pumping out visuals. As well as Ushuaia, ones not to miss are Space (31st May) and Amnesia (30th May).
4. Ibiza Rocks 10th Birthday with The Libertines
The Libertines, one of Britain’s most iconic bands are set to rock Ibiza Rocks 10th Birthday on 22nd July. Ibiza Rocks gigs have so much energy in the lush open air setting with a festival like atmosphere and a great crowd always ready for a good old sing along, this is a gig that will be talked about on the island for years to come.
5. Clockwork Orange 21st Birthday
Clockwork Orange have a weekend of events planned for their 21st anniversary with parties at Es Paradis on July 24th and Sands on July 26th. If these are anywhere near as good as last year’s 20th birthday shenanigans, then these are not to be missed!
6. Cream 21st Birthday
The longest running UK club night celebrates their 21st birthday in Ibiza on July 30th. Cream is easily one of the best parties on the island and complete with one of the best up for it crowds, this party at the height of the summer season will be large!

7. BBC Radio 1 Ibiza weekend
Radio 1 Ibiza weekend, usually on the first weekend in August, is one of the biggest weekends of the year with parties including massive line ups full of the world’s best DJs, all broadcast live on BBC Radio 1. This year Radio 1 celebrates 20 years in Ibiza, so expect them to pull out all the stops for a brilliant weekend of events.

8. Es Paradis 40th Birthday
Es Paradis, San Antonio’s beautiful Roman like super club celebrates its 40th birthday on 7th August. Famed for their Fiesta Del Agua water parties, Es Paradis’ 40th anniversary celebrations look set to be big.

9. Carl Cox at Space closing party
Mr Ibiza himself, Carl Cox will be running his parties at Space and this year’s theme is ‘Music Is Revolution – The Next Phase’. Get yourself to the closing party on September 22nd to witness a DJ master class that will send the crowd into raptures!

10. The club closing parties
Similar to the opening parties, Ibiza’s closing parties are the stuff of legend. Amongst others, ones not to miss are Space on October 4th and Circo Loco at DC10 on October 5th as they close their doors after another season of breath taking parties.

Words: Andrew Darwin, editor at uneekibiza.com
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