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La Castanyada and Halloween in Barcelona 2014

Castanyada Barcelona

Barcelona may be known to host some of the biggest and most colorful festivals in Europe, but Halloween is a little different. Don’t expect ‘trick-or-treating’ or even streets lined with pumpkins, because instead, the Catalan capital celebrates a religious holiday, … Continue reading

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Sónar 2014 in Barcelona

Sónar Festival Barcelona (Photo via. Official Sónar 2013)

Get ready for the ultimate electronic music experience right here in Barcelona! This year marks the 21st anniversary of the Sónar Festival, also known as the International Festival of Advanced Music and New Media Art. Taking the city by storm for … Continue reading

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Sitges Carnival 2014: The Biggest Party of the Year

Sitges Carnival Parades

Carnival is one of the brightest, most vibrant celebrations to hit the picturesque town of Sitges near Barcelona every year, and 2014 will be no exception! The festival will take place from 25th February – 5th March, and if you’re … Continue reading

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Sa Pobla Festival 2014: A Piece of Mallorca in Barcelona

Traditional Fire Run, Barcelona

The Catalan capital, a city revered for its seemingly endless festivals that are always colorful, vibrant and unique, is preparing for yet another unforgettable celebration – the Sa Pobla Festival 2014! Taking place during the last weekend of January in … Continue reading

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La Fira de Santa Llúcia – Barcelona Christmas Market 2013

Caga Tío, Catalan Christmas Tradition

If you are spending part of the holiday season in Barcelona, you are in for a real treat, as each year the city comes to life with colorful light displays and unusual Catalan customs. One of the most notable Christmas … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve in Barcelona 2013: The Best Places to Celebrate

Sant-Joan-Fireworks-Barcelona

The ever bustling Barcelona is atop many a list of destinations known to host the best festivals and celebrations in Europe, and New Year’s Eve is no exception! From theme parties at some of Barcelona’s chicest clubs to a memorable … Continue reading

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Barcelona Shopping Night 2013 – Some Serious Retail Therapy!

Shopping NIght, Barcelona

Barcelona Shopping Night, one of the most anticipated retail events of the year, will be hitting the Catalan capital next Thursday, the 28th of November, and taking over Passeig de Gràcia with an awe-inspiring shopping experience! The avenue’s typical grandeur … Continue reading

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The Magic Fountain of Montjuïc in Barcelona

Font Màgica, Barcelona

There really is nothing quite like the spectacle of the Magic Fountain at the foot of Montjuïc in Barcelona. As vibrant geysers light up the sky with a splash of color, perfectly-timed music and some seriously artistic engineering, it’s difficult not … Continue reading

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Barcelona’s Biggest Fiesta: Les Festes de la Mercè 2013

Correfoc Barcelona [Photo via Jorge_DM]

Known for hosting some of the most extravagant and colorful festivals in Europe, the city of Barcelona is once again gearing up for the annual Festes de la Mercè! Referred to as the biggest street party of the year, this … Continue reading

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La Festa Major de Gràcia 2013 – Barcelona’s Biggest Street Party

La Festa Major de Gràcia

From August 15th through August 21st, Barcelona’s usually quaint and quiet Gràcia district will host the annual Festa Major de Gràcia. Known as one of the largest street parties in Barcelona, this festival sees the Gràcia neighborhood come to life … Continue reading

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