Ladies and gentlemen, December has begun! This means that a lot of cozy markets are organized again. Whether these are Christmas markets, second-hand markets, flea markets or something else, it’s all here in Barcelona. To save you the work of finding out what market to go to, we made a list with the best markets in Barcelona for the winter.
Fira de Santa Llúcia
La Fira de Santa Llúcia is the main Christmas market that Barcelona has to offer. The market is host to almost three hundred stalls offering varying products related to Christmas. You can find Christmas trees, mistletoes and many other decorations here. This makes la Fira de Santa Llúcia the best place to do some Christmas shopping.
The market is opened from November 30th until December 23rd> from 10:30am until 8:30pm during weekdays and until 9:30 in the weekends. Click here to read more about the Fira de Santa Llúcia.
November 30 – December 23
10:30am-8:30pm (until 9:30pm in the weekends)
Avinguda de la Catedral
The Lost&Found Market is a place where people can buy, sell and exchange articles. Furthermore you can listen to music, find items for a good price and enjoy the gastronomy. The goal of the Lost&Found Market is to create a point where citizens can meet and connect in a different way and give a second life to products that have lost their use.
The market is hosted from the 12th until the 13th of December at Estació de França. It’s opened from 11:00am until 8:00pm. Watch the video below to get an idea of what the Lost&Found Market will be like.
Estació de França
Av. del Marquès de l’Argentera, s/n
Festivalet will host its 8th edition coming December. Festivalet is a craft fair that is divided in four different sections; Products, Gastronomy, Materials and Publications. This fair gives you the opportunity to buy your products or services straight from the distributor. This is because Festivalet wants to help creators get publicity and offer it to the public. Therefore only the most origininal and creative products are offered. Also good to know, all products at Festivalet are hand-made.
Festivalet will take place at the 12th and 13th of December 2015 in the building of Museu Maritim Barcelona. The fair is opened from 11:00am until 8:00pm.
Av. de les Drassanes, s/n
This year, the Fantàstic Market will organize its fourth edition. The market has expanded as it now has more than 60 shops. These sixty shops of the Fantàstic Market offer a wide variety of things, ranging from fashion to juwelry, accessoiries and photography among other things. New this year is a gourmet zone where you can enjoy authentic food made by various companies.
Universitat de Barcelona
Gran Via de Les Corts Catalanes, 585
The Fleadonia is a flea market which offers a wide variety of vintage products, as well as recycled product and products of designers in the heart of el Raval. This market is held every first of the month, but in December there is an extra edition of the Fleadonia at Sunday the twentieth. The motto of the market is “One man’s garbage is another man’s gold“. This explains the idea of the market very well, as they try to be more sustainable and extend the life of products.
Plaça Salvador Seguí
Palo Alto Market
Palo Alto is a new open-air market in Barcelona. It is based on the concept popular street markets, but developed to a format which fits the size of a city which is known world-wide for its creativity like Barcelona. Palo Alto Market describes itself as an urban island with a spectacular landscape where talent and sensitivity come together in order to enjoy with all the five senses.
Palo Alto Market
Carrer dels Pellaires, 30