Tió-selling stall with the Cathedral in the background

The Santa Llúcia fair

In the heart of the Ciutat Vella district, the Santa Llúcia Christmas fair offers everything necessary to decorate the home at Christmas. This year the fair marks its 232st anniversary.

  • Where: in front of the Cathedral
  • When: 30 November to 23 December

A giant ‘tió’

As in previous years, the giant tió is back at the Santa Llúcia Fair, where kids will have up to 19 December to enjoy it.

  • Where: in front of the Cathedral
  • When: 1 to 19 December


Solidarity Christmas Walk

Solidarity Christmas Walk

The Solidarity Christmas Walk is back: it covers the city’s streets and is collaborating in the food collection organised by Càritas.

  • Where: sets off from Ciutadella Park (Pg Til·lers)
  • When: 9 am, 16 December


Sagrada Família Fair

This fair features stalls of every kind: Christmas decorations, elements and plants, gift items and plenty more.

  • Where: Plaça de la Sagrada Família
  • When: 24 November - 23 December
Nativity scene, titled “Tots a taula” (Everyone at the table) designed by scenographer Sebastià Brosa

Plaça Sant Jaume Nativity Scene

This year’s nativity scene, titled “Tots a taula” (Everyone at the table) has been designed by scenographer Sebastià Brosa with a theme of family meals and good Christmas wishes. 

  • Where: Plaça de Sant Jaume
  • When: 23 November to 6 January
Classic nativity scene at the Museu Marès

Classic nativity scene at the Museu Marès

Barcelona’s nativity scene makers association has created a traditional nativity scene featuring crafted wooden figures which represents woodlands in the Pedraforca area.

Street with Christmas lights

Fairy-Tale Shopping

The city’s commercial associations are offering recreational and cultural activities and proposals for everyone this Christmas.

  • Where: Barcelona Comerç Foundation’s member organisations
  • When: 21 December to 4 January
Registrations for the 2016 Procession

Result of the Parade entries

Want to know if you’re taking part in the 2019 Procession?
All you need do is enter here to confirm your place. 

Open video Let's celebrate Christmas!

Let's celebrate Christmas!

Follow the latest news on the Christmas festivities on Info Barcelona and social media networks.


Let's enjoy culture! Let's celebrate Christmas.

Let’s enjoy culture!

Here’s what the city has to offer in the way of culture over the festive season: theatre, circus, dance, exhibitions, music, film and much more.

Toys do not have a gender

This Christmas, give toys and games that do not promote sexism. Buying toys is an act of responsibility, as play is a means of transmitting sets of ideas based around respect and equal opportunities.

The city gets lit up for Christmas

This year sees nearly 400 sections of the city’s streets lit up with Christmas lights from 22 November to 6 January, thanks to collaboration from neighbourhood shopkeepers. Enjoy them!

  • Where: the city’s various streets
  • When: 22 November to 6 January
See you at the Three Kings Parade! Let's celebrate Christmas.

Three Kings Parade

Every year, on 5 January, the Three Kings of the Orient arrive in Barcelona accompanied by their traditional retinue of magical creatures and surprising carriages. Find out all about it!.

  • Where: Av. Marquès de l'Argentera
  • When: 5 January, at 6 pm


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