Christmas

Nativity scene, titled ‘Sleeping objects’ work of stage designer Paula Bosch

Plaça Sant Jaume Nativity Scene

This year’s Nativity scene, titled ‘Sleeping objects’, is the work of stage designer Paula Bosch and brings together tradition and creativity.

  • Where: Plaça de Sant Jaume
  • When: 29 November to 6 January
Campaign banner: Santa Llúcia Fair. From 29.11.19 to 23.12.19

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.

  • Where: in front of the Cathedral
  • When: 29 November to 23 December
Campaign banner: Welcome Magic

Welcome Magic

Barcelona will be packed with magic this Christmas. Go with the flow and enjoy the Christmas tradition and values with some very special characters. Welcome, magic!

Campaign banner: Family activities in Plaça Catalunya. Fifty Activities! From 20.12.19 to 31.12.19

Christmas in Plaça de Catalunya

Plaça de Catalunya will become a place to take part in the Christmas festivities from 20 to 31 December. You will find a magical city with free activities for all ages, as well as opportunities for enjoying the festivities without adding to the more consumerist aspects.

  • Where: Plaça de Catalunya
  • When: from 20 to 31 December
Two women buying Christmas decorations at a stall at a fair on the street.

Port Vell Fair

Port Vell Fair’s new Christmas market, which has been put up opposite the Columbus monument, will amaze you with its floating Nativity scene and light, music and colour shows around a 31-metre-high, lit-up tree.

  • Where: Plaça del Portal de la Pau
  • When: 5 December to 5 January

The city gets lit up for Christmas

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

  • Where: the city’s various streets
  • When: 28 November to 6 January

Christmas News

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

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Elderly People's Christmas Choir Concert at L'Auditori

Elderly People's Christmas Concert

This year’s (19th) edition of the Elderly People's Christmas Choir Concert, organised by Barcelona City Council and the Auditori, is offering a musical journey through the Mediterranean.

  • Where: The Barcelona Auditori
  • When: 9 December, at 6.30 pm
Campaign banner: Social and Solidarity Economy Responsible Consumption Fair

Responsible Consumption Fair

About sixty associations and projects connected with responsible consumption and the social and solidarity economy will present their services and products and a wide range of activities.

  • Where: Plaça de Catalunya
  • When: 20 to 31 December

 

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.
 

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, 15 December

 

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

 

Books on Barcelona published or jointly published by Barcelona City Council

Give books as Christmas presents

Christmas is a good time to give books on Barcelona published or jointly published by Barcelona City Council as gifts.

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