Local commerce

Barcelona's local shops offer you everything you’ll need this Christmas. Find out about all the Christmas fairs, the Responsible Consumption Fair initiatives, the activities in the markets, etc., and enjoy the Christmas lights and atmosphere while you do your neighbourhood shopping.

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

Responsible Consumption Fair

Some sixty associations and projects linked to responsible consumption and the social and solidarity economy are presenting their services and products and offering a wide range of activities.

  • Where: Plaça de Catalunya
  • When: 21 December to 4 January


Christmas fairs and markets

The city streets are packed with festive fairs and markets at Christmas time. Check them out - there's one for everybody!

Christmas lights brighten up commerce

The second edition of this project by the City Council and the BCD Barcelona Centre de Disseny reaches the neighbourhoods of Sarrià, Gràcia and Sant Andreu, with a chance to see 31 shop window displays created by students.

Open video Christmas at the markets

Christmas at the markets

Over the Christmas period, the markets are some of the busiest places in the city. Check out all the activities planned for the festive season, such as workshops and tastings.

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