Events in Barcelona – December 2016

International Jazz Festival

When: Late October to early December – Dates still to be confirmed
Where: Various Venues
The festival will offer swing dancing and big-band concerts but the main concept is to embrace everything related to Jazz; from gospel to bepop. There will be events in different venues in town, but you need an individual ticket for all of them.

Fira de Santa Llúcia

When: Sunday 27th November to Friday 23th December – Date still to be confirmed
Where: Pla de la Seu
This large Christmas fair has more than 300 stalls offering handcrafted gifts, decorations, Christmas trees and so on. With its exhibitions and musical parades, the market is definitely worth going. Click here for more information.

Fira de Sagrada Família

When: Still to be confirmed
Where: Plaça Sagrada Família, Eixample
Another Christmas fair is located near the Sagrada Familia. It is one of the most traditional markets in Barcelona and counts with around 100 stalls. With the stalls, lights, people and the Sagrada Familia in the background, this could create a beautiful Christmas card. Click here for more information.

Catalunya Gospel

When: Sunday 4th to Friday 30th of December
Where: Various venues
What was first a part of the International Jazz Festival became popular enough to be on its own. This three-week festival brings you some of the best international gospel. Click here for more information.


When: End of December – Date still to be confirmed
Where: CCCB market and FAD exhibition space
Drap-Art is an international recycling festival. Besides the creative workshops and the Christmas market, it also features concerts and performances. Click here for more information or tickets.