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10 Things to Do in Barcelona in Springtime

By | 15 May, 2017 | 0 comments

With the arrival of spring, Barcelona takes on a special new light. The days are longer and it’s the perfect time to enjoy the charms of Barcelona and one of the cities with the most leisure activities for every taste that you’ll find. And at this time of the year, the temperature is ideal to take advantage of everything Barcelona has to offer. The list of suggestions is very broad, so we’ve selected 10 things going on in Barcelona this spring so that you can enjoy the very best events:las-ramblas

Get to know the latest fashion trends at Barcelona Bridal Week 2017

Fira de Barcelona will host one of the most romantic catwalks there is – Barcelona Bridal Week 2017 from 26th to 29th April. More than 200 brands will present their bridal collections for the 2018 season. A unique opportunity to learn about trends in fashion for brides, grooms, ceremonies and the reception.

Relive marine history from the Zona Franca at the Fira Marinera

Parades, music, dancing and great food will take over Paseo de la Zona Franca on April 30th to celebrate the festival that commemorates the last sailor of the neighbourhood. The fair will begin at 9.00am with the parades and builds up with the rhythm of zumba to 11.00am with a salted fish workshop and demonstrations on traditional fishing techniques. There’s nothing better than a stroll through 65 stalls to get to know the traditional trade of the city and enjoy dishes and typical products from the time that can be enjoyed alongside dance displays. The most exotic touch will arrive at 5.15pm from the Montjüic folk group with their Havana songs and rum tasting. Velvet Candles Doo Wop will bring the party to a close.

Visit the International Comic Con

At the International Comic Con, taking place from 30th March to 2nd April at the Fira de Barcelona, comic fans will find the perfect event to get to see the best national and international authors. In addition, it’s a unique opportunity to see the most prized comic jewels and attend lectures and workshops.

Shop at the Palo Alto Market

Palo Alto has succeeded in introducing the new concept of the urban market to local way of life, combining talent and creativity in equal parts. Lovers of street markets have an appointment in May 2017 at the Palo Market Fest. A festival where live music and design share the stage with gastronomy, workshops and great products on offer.

Take things up a gear with Formula 1

The greatest show of speed will arrive in Barcelona on May 14th with theEspaña Pirelli Grand Prix. A unique opportunity to see a Grand Prix live and in person that promises excitement and pure adrenaline.

Enjoy a picnic in the city parks

With the arrival of spring, trees and flowers begin to bloom. It’s the ideal time to enjoy a perfect day by picnicking in one of Barcelona’s city parks and enjoying a relaxing day surrounded by green spaces and revelling in the rebirth of nature.

Festival dates: Primavera Sound and Sonar

This great festival has marked two essential events on the calendar this year. The first will be held between May 31st and June 4th with Primavera Sound 2017, which this year boasts the presence of PJ Harvey, Tame Impala, Julia Holter and Savages as stars of the show. The second will arrive with Sonar from 14th to 17th June – one of the biggest festivals in electronic music will feature Four Tet, Laurent Garnier, Jean-Michel Jame, James Blake and Roots, among others.

Electronic days with Brunch Electronik at Poble Espanyol

Leisure, culture, food and drink, cinema, outdoor markets and activities for the whole family are the ingredients that make up one of the most appetising offers: the Brunch Electronik Barcelona. A little something different for a Sunday of music and culture.

Celebrate San Juan

Say a well-deserved farewellto springtime and welcome the summer solstice in style – that is what the day of San Juan is all about. Leave behind the bad omens on the night of magic and be carried away by the power of fire, fun and festivals.

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