If you want to feel local during your trip to Barcelona and you are coming during the middle of August, you cannot miss the great FIESTA in one of the most emblematic neighbourhoods in the city, GRACIA.
During the summer in Barcelona you can find all the celebrations of the famous festivals of the city, and the Festa Major de Gràcia is one of them. This main Catalan event brings not only FIESTA, but cultural possibilities to enjoy different scenes during the day and night.
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Festa Major de Gràcia 2019
Starting August 15 and for a period of between seven and ten days, the streets in this neighborhood dress up with ornamentation, concerts, folk dances, Castellers, giants and big heads, devils and fire dragons, cane sticks, trabucaires and other festive and religious events.
In the Festa Major de Gràcia, the streets of this neighbourhood are adorned with artistic creations made with recycled materials that decor businesses, balconies and different corners with an interesting amalgam of colours and shapes.
The Festa Major de Gràcia 2019 offers a good number of cultural, gastronomic and musical activities throughout the week. There are also dance and sports competitions, castellers shows, theatre, exhibitions, devils correfocs and outdoor cinema.
One of the most important events of these parties is the competition of street and balcony decorations organized by the neighbours of the Gràcia neighbourhood. This is the main attraction of these parties, not only for tourists but also for locals who want to enjoy a pleasant atmosphere.
Don’t miss this fantastic FIESTA and party enjoy it like a local. If you are planning to come to Barcelona in August, don’t hesitate to stay in one of our Youstylish Apartments in the city or beach area.