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Limits on opening hours during the Primavera Sound

The next edition of the Primavera Sound is on from 29 May to 3 June. During that time, limits will be placed on opening hours for establishments selling food 24 hours and bars and restaurants in the area around the Parc del Fòrum. Specifically, 24-hour establishments will have to close from 10 pm to 8 am and bars and restaurants will not be able to open until 8 am, two hours later than usual.

Diverses persones caminen per un dels accessos del Primavera Sound
06/05/2024 - 19:09 h - Security and prevention Ajuntament de Barcelona

These temporary restrictions were already applied in 2023 and are designed to avoid build-ups of people eating or drinking in public space, which can cause inconvenience and disrupt the balance with local residents in this area.

Besides closing establishments at night, the measure aims to reduce bar and restaurant activity and attendance staff in the area around the Parc del Fòrum. Attendants will be on hand at the festival from 29 May to 3 June, from 8 am to 11 pm, with bar and restaurant activity being put back to start from 8 am, from 31 May to 2 June inclusive.

Coordinated services to guarantee coexistence

Various municipal services will coordinating their work during the Primavera Sound, to ensure the safety and hours of rest of local residents. This includes the surveillance and security tasks of the City Police, the extra cleaning services laid on for the event and the setting up of various routes to avoid the flow of festivalgoers using the streets in Sant Martí with the most residential housing.

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