Every year many different kinds of festivals are hosted in Barcelona. From crazy beach parties to outdoor film festivals, you can choose from the wide offer of spectacular events. Here we would like to recommend you some of our favourites festivals for you to enjoy throughout the summer. Go to the festivals you like, enjoy the sun and have some fun!
Best Festivals Barcelona 2017:
1# Barcelona Beach Festival
Each year, Barcelona Beach Festival attracts some of the biggest artists in the genre of house and electro. The festival has over 25.000 visitors and is turning Barcelona’s beach into a big beach party! It doesn’t get better than that. So save the date! The artist line-up won’t disappoint you. Some of the highlights are DJs, including Kygo, Axwell, Ingrosso, Hardwell and Martin Garrixx. They will put on a show you will never forget.
When: Saturday 15 July 2017
Where: Playa Forum Barcelona, s/n, Barcelona
2# Primavera Sound Festival
This dance and alternative music festival takes place in the northern Barcelona in the early summer. The festival has been arranged every year since 2001 and attracts great artists and visitors from all over world. The performing artists this year includes international stars like Bon Iver, Miguel, Justice and Aphex Twin. Sing along your favourite songs with a cold beverage in your hand!
When: 31 May-4 June 2017
Where: Parc del Fòrum, Barcelona
If you are looking for an accommodation for Primavera Festival, check out our apartments!
#3 Pride Barcelona
Barcelona Pride Festival is an international event that host activities including concerts, talks, demonstrations, parties and family activities. Also a big parade to celebrate LGBTI! This year marks the 10 year anniversary of the festival. It is hosted for 10 days during mid-summer. Join Catalonia’s LGBTI PRIDE celebration and see for yourself why this event is among the greatest pride celebrations in the world!
When: June 28 – July 9 2017
Where: Various venues
If you are looking for an accommodation for Barcelona Pride Festival, check out our apartments in Barcelona Center!
#4 Sala Montjuïc Outdoor Film Festival
Three times a week from the end of June and into August, there’s a film watching activity that turns the grass moat into an outdoor cinema. We recommend you to bring your blanket and your best picnic treats and show up early. There is a free bus running from Plaza Espanya metro station between 8.30-9.30 and even after the cinema film is done. The film starts at 10pm. Take your friends with you and have a wonderful evening together!
When: 30 June- 4 August 2017
Where: Castell de Montjuïc
If you are looking for an accommodation for Sala Montjuic, check out our apartments near Montjuïc!
#5 Sonar Festival
The Sonar Festival is an international festival hosted in mid-June, and it is a must-visit festival for anyone into electronic music. The atmosphere is infused with a mixture of creativity and technology The line-up of artists in 2017 include but not limited to Andersson Paak, Nicolas Jaar, De La Soul and Seth Toxler!
For conferences, great sound labs, exhibitions and record fairs, go to Sónar by Day. For concerts and awesome DJs, go to Sónar by night. Our recommendation: enjoy both!
When: June 15 – June 17 2017
Where: Various venues
If you are looking for an accommodation for Sonar Festival, check out our apartments in Barcelona centre!