The National Day of Catalonia is held each year on September 11th, in remembrance of the 1714 defeat of Barcelona. The National day of Catalonia is now represented as a symbol of national identity and heritage, celebrated through processions, commemorations and festivities.
One of Barcelona’s biggest festivals takes place late august: the Festa Major de Sants. Discover dances, celebrations, and fireworks in this neighbourhood festival!
On the night of June 23rd, the city skies of Barcelona come alive in one of the most anticipated summer celebrations: the Festival of Sant Joan. Considered the official kick-off to summer, fireworks, bonfires and all night fiestas fill the beaches of Barcelona in honor of Saint John. Read on as we discuss this memorable night out!
The yearly Barcelona calendar boasts a spectacular number of festivals and events. Discover what to do in every month of the year when visiting the city!
La Diada de Sant Jordi is Catalonia’s very own version of Valentine’s Day! Find out what to expect and exactly why you’ll be seeing red (and white and yellow!) on this colourful April day in Barcelona.
Celebrate the arrival of the Three Kings, Barcelona-style! Follow them on their magical 5km journey across the Catalan capital and catch a year’s worth of candy in the process! Read on to find out exactly what to expect!
The best part of the holiday season is the delicious food that you can eat. From panellets to canelons, we share our tastiest catalan treats for you to tuck into this festive season.
Spending winter in Barcelona? From traditional Catalan customs to snow sports in the Pyrenees, with a dash of wintry treats and Christmas market, find out what exciting events and activities await you this season in and around Gaudí’s city!