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(English) Things to do in Barcelona in November

By | 29 October, 2019 | 0 comments

November is the prelude to one of the most magical times of the year, Christmas. The streets will shortly be dressed in all their finery, breathing life into the majesty of Christmas and New Year. As the long-awaited holiday season approaches, the list of great things to see and do in Barcelona couldn’t be longer! Concerts, races, fairs, food and drink, markets and, of course, the traditional Christmas lights switch-ons are just some of the great things you can enjoy in Barcelona in November.


Barcelona in November: Concerts in Barcelona

The city’s musical calendar always takes pride of place on any list of things to do in Barcelona towards the end of the year, with concerts and festivals taking place throughout the city for all tastes and styles. The concert calendar for November in Barcelona includes:

– Mil·lenni Festival: all throughout this month, the following great concerts make up the festival:

– Mika: el 12, 21.30, Razzmatazz.

– Quique Gonzalez: el 27, 21h, Palau de la Música.

– Amaia: el 20, 21.30h, Gran Teatro Lice

Races in Barcelona

Running has become more fashionable than ever in recent years, and charity races and fun runs occupy a prominent place on Barcelona’s calendar of events. Here are just a few of Barcelona’s most popular running events you can enjoy this November:

– Carrera de la mujer [Women’s Race]: on 17 November, the race against breast cancer will take place as the city turns pink for the day.

– Barcelona Trail Races: on 23 November, this mountain race will pass through 8 of the 9 municipalities that make up the city’s beautiful Sierra del Collserola region.

– Jean Bouin: on 24 November, this event is made up of 13 different races for school children, veterans and city workers.

Barcelona exhibitions

Some of the biggest exhibitions and conferences of the year take place in Barcelona in November, including miBoda, which takes place at Fira de Montjuic on 8 and 9 November, Smart City Expo World Congress and Circular Economy European Summit on 19 to 21 November at Fira de Gran Vía and IBTM World on 19 to 21 November at Fira de Gran Vía.


On 2 and 3 November, Palo Alto is the place to be. Great food and drink, art, local products and amazing music are the order of the day, combining sustainability and creativity. And great food is also firmly on the menu at Slow Food Barcelona at Mercat de la Terra. Every Saturday at Tres Xemeneies Park in Poble-sec, local farmers and producers showcase the best of the best, helping spread the word about local and regional produce throughout the city.

Christmas lights switch-on

The city’s streets, stalls and department stores will soon be lit up in all their splendour as we approach one of the most special times of the year. On 29 November, the big Christmas light switch-on will take place in Barcelona. Don’t miss out!

At reception in all our hotels, we can provide all the information you need to experience the very best of Barcelona in November.

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