The Eve of Sant Joan

Festivals. Barcelona celebrates the Eve of Sant Joan with parties, fireworks and the essential ‘Coca de Sant Joan’.

Activitats a la ciutat de Barcelona

Local festival in Fort Pienc

Popular festivals. Highlights include popular culture events such as the giant street parade, a human tower performance, the havaneras, sardanas and the children's and adult's fire runs.

Barri del Fort Pienc
From 13/06/2024 to 23/06/2024

‘Barcelona ciutat gegant. 600 anys de festa i tradició‘

Traditional culture. The display invites us to delve into a giant route to discover anecdotes, details and curious facts, some of them little or hardly known.

Museu Etnològic i de Cultures del Món *Parc Montjuïc
From 30/05/2024 to 18/05/2025

38th Big 'Barcelona Cara al Mar’ Habaneras [Sea Shanty] Get-Together

Sea shanties. A special edition with a new stage and a new format to celebrate the America's Cup. Free activity.

Pg. Joan de Borbó del Port Vell de Barcelona

‘Ara ballen! Els gegants a la processó del Corpus’

Traditional culture. As we mark 600 years of giants in Barcelona, this exhibition highlights the link these figures have had with the festivity of Corpus Christi, particularity with the procession.

Museu Diocesà de Barcelona
From 23/05/2024 to 27/10/2024

Figures from the festive imagery of the neighbourhoods of Sant Martí

Exhibition. The exhibition features dragons, giants, the she-dragon, the Lloro del 36, the Phoenix, the Bomber (firefighter) and the bigheads.

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