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Local festivals in Barcelona in May 2019

The month of May brings tens of local festivals to the city. This list of festivals is organised by date and will help you keep track of them.

Gràcia has its local festival poster for 2019!

The Alella-based illustrator Marina Sáez is the winner of this year’s poster competition, which makes reference to the work done by people for the festival.

The Aplec de Santa Madrona, one of the few that survives in the city

The Aplec de Santa Madrona is a popular procession of pilgrims from the Santa Madrona parish church in the Poble-sec neighbourhood to the hermitage named after the saint in Montjuïc. This year’s celebration is on Sunday, 7 May.

22 things you didn’t know about the Sant Ponç Fair

It's quite strange that a dynamic and modern city such as Barcelona should maintain an ancestral tradition like the Sant Ponç Fair, which is being held on 10 May in Carrer de l’Hospital.