The chestnut fest is here!

The smell of roasted chestnuts and sweet potatoes is in the air across the city, with over thirty stalls selling them around the ten districts. The chestnut fest also offers various activities in Barcelona, with something for all tastes and ages. Find the best option for you!

30/10/2019 13:57 h

Ajuntament de Barcelona

Do you like chestnuts, panellets, sweet potatoes and tradition? Here are some ideas to enjoy this festive occasion in Barcelona:

If Halloween is more your thing, you can also find various activities to give you a scare, such as:

  • Centre Cívic Casa Groga: hall of horror by the name of ‘Festa de graduació’ and stories for children up to the age of 6 on Thursday 31, at 5.30 pm.
  • Centre Cívic Torre Llobeta: escape room ‘La caiguda de la casa d’Usher’ (The Fall of the House of Usher), by Edgar Allan Poe, on Thursday 31, at 6 pm.
  • Centre Cívic Parc Sandaru: music, magic, dance and games with the show El castell embruixat on Thursday 31, at 5.30 pm.

There are all sorts of activities over the next few days for All Saints’ Day, the chestnut fest and Halloween. Check them out here!

Check out the chestnut fest website too.

Where to buy chestnuts and sweet potatoes?

Full information on chestnut stalls can be found here.


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