On April 23 the Catalans celebrate a very special day. It's the day of their patron, Saint Jordi. It's not only a cultural festivity but also a romantic one. Books and flowers all everywhere to be seen and the main thing is that couples should exchange these. Books for men, flowers for women. You will see many people looking around for something special to make their beloved ones happy! So if you are interested in the Catalan version of Valentines Day, this might be a lovely alternative!
On the upcoming week there will be an event that definitely shouldn't be missed: the Barcelona Beer Festival! It will be taking place from Friday to Sunday, where the beer culture will be showcased and qualities of artisan craft beer are going to be introduced to the public. It will be at La Farga de Hospitalet and with the purchased Festival glass you will be able to choose from a large variety of beers! There will be a long bar with over 100 beer taps where you can taste about 450 different beers from all over the world. But not only will there be beer - a careful selection of street food will also be provided, so you won't get hungry. Regular tickets cost 7 euro and they include the glass, a booklet and two tokens. With these you can buy try out your first beer. Do not miss it - this is the perfect event if you want to try something new!
This February the World’s largest mobile event is taking place in front of our very eyes: The Mobile World Congress (MWC). It is a combination between an exhibition, where big name brands unveil their newest smartphones and and a conference, in which companies show off innovation in multiple areas. The event will take place at the Fira Gran Via and is for everyone who wants to know how technology can benefit their industry. So if your mobile phone need an upgrade – pay attention to this outstanding event!
Feel the Christmas spirit at Fira de Santa Llúcia Christmas market, which is the biggest one in Barcelona.
In front of the Cathedral you can buy Christmas gift and decorations while enjoying the beautiful decorated streets.
Visit every day from 10:30 am to 10:30 pm and enjoy!
You would like to experience the german Oktoberfest with singing, dancing and the original Oktoberfest-beer?
Then you have to visit Plaza Universo de Fira Barcelona Montjuïc. Until sunday you will find a huge tent with a lot of bars and taps serving ice cold german beer.
So put on your lederhosen or dirndl and have the most amazing time of your life!
Don't miss one of the biggest fiestas in Barcelona: La Mercè!
Concerts, shows, open days at museums, food trucks, dancing and "castells" everywhere.
Barcelona turns for 4 days into a city full of joy, music and fun. In over 20 venues you have a big variety of events and the opportunity to explore the city off the beaten track.
Just secure yourself a program and enjoy the city!
The Festa Major de Gràcia is an open air festival. The streets of Gràcia are decorated with different themes and you will be amazed by the creativity and variety of those decorations.
The best decorated street wins the competition which is taken very serious.
So take a walk through the streets of Gràcia and decide which decoration is your favorite!
Just 2 more days to go! See the queen of pop live at her Formation World Tour at Palau Sant Jordi.