The Three Kings

The city welcomes the Three Kings on the most magical night of the year, regaining their traditional parade around the city streets. Find out about everything young children can do to get ready for the arrival of the Three Kings: sending a letter, visiting the Three Kings’ factory, discovering traditions or taking a stroll around the Three Kings Fair.

This information will be steadily updated and expanded as the festivities approach

Three Kings Parade

Three Kings Parade

The Three-Kings Parade, which is changing its route this year, will be packing the streets in Barcelona’s centre with excitement on 5 January. The Three Kings of the Orient will be arriving at the city accompanied by their traditional retinue of magical creatures and amazing new floats.

Letter to the Three Kings

Every Christmas, the Three Kings wait impatiently for the letters from millions of children who, like you, have been good boys and girls all year. Write your letter here and we'll make sure it gets to your favourite king. 

Three Kings' traditions

Caspar, Melchior and Balthazar are the three Kings of the East and they come to Barcelona every 5 January, parading through the city and travelling from house to house by night bearing gifts for children.

Twelfth Night Fair

Once again, the traditional Three Kings' Fair will fill the Gran Via to make the work of Their Majesties easier.

  • Where: Gran Via
  • When: 16 December - 6 January
Royal Postman

Collection of letters

Want to know where you can deliver your letter to the Three Kings by hand? See the activities planned for collecting letters to the Three Kings of the Orient in the city.

Royal camp comes to the Nou Barris oasis

Come and visit the Nou Barris camp for the Three Kings’ Royal retinue and meet the characters accompanying Their Majesties of the Orient.

  • Place: Nou Barris District Council headquarters
  • Dates: from 2 to 4 January