carnival special

Traditional festivals, cultural activities... If you want to live Carnival out of Barcelona's regions, check out our events calendar!

Trip ideas

Deliciosa Quaresma

4 cites gastronòmiques que no et pots perdre entre Carnaval i Setmana Santa.

5 essential carnivals

Proposals for making the most of the annual visit of the Carnival King.

During carnival, anything goes!

5 clues to keep track of the most peculiar traditions of the party of parties.

6 communal feasts for Carnival

Best occasions to fill your belly between Fat Thursday and Ash Wednesday.

Do not miss

  • Festes de Serralavella

    Serralavella Festival

    07/03/2018 - 11/03/2018 Ullastrell

    Eggs, almonds and sweet products are what the children of Ullastret obtain during the Serralavella Festival.

     

  • Festa de l'Arròs a Sant Fruitòs

    Sant Fruitós Rice Festival

    11/02/2018 Sant Fruitós del Bages

    A good meal given by the rich to the poor so they could face the Lent abstinence: This is the origin of the Sant Fruitós Rice Festival.

     

  • Festa de la Caldera a Montmaneu

    The Caldera Festival

    11/02/2018 Montmaneu

    If you want to eat well at carnival time, Montmaneu can offer a great escudella (a typical thick Catalan soup) at the Caldera Festival.

     

  • Ball dels Romeus i la Pitota

    11/02/2018 Prats de Lluçanès

    On the Sunday of Carnival, the dance performed in Prats de Lluçanès is the Ball dels Romeus i la Pitota.

     

  • Sant Celoni Gypsy Dance

    11/02/2018 Sant Celoni

    At carnival time, the people of Sant Celoni dance one of the oldest dances: the Gypsy Dance. An event not to be missed!

     

  • The Flour Fight in Berga

    11/02/2018

    Carnival in Berga has something that makes it different and that is the Flour Fight.  Are you ready to attack?

     

  • Ball del Barraló

    04/02/2018 Mollet del Vallès

    The Ball del Barraló in Mollet del Vallès welcomes King Carnestoltes. Do you want to know how they do it?

     

  • Ball del Camell

    11/02/2018 Molins de Rei

    Diumenge, el Camell de Molins de Rei torna a sortir al carrer! Una bèstia de foc que et delectarà amb el seu ball tradicional on ni grans ni petits es salvaran de participar-hi.

     

  • Terra Endins Carnival

    08/02/2018 - 14/03/2018 Torelló

    This is the most famous Carnival in Osona. Terra Endins Carnival in Torelló lasts an entire week!

     

  • Carnaval de Sitges

    Sitges Carnival

    08/02/2018 - 14/03/2018 Sitges

    This is one of the most renowned festivals in the Barcelona region. Sitges Carnival has a history of more than 100 years behind it!

     

  • The Escudella Festival

    13/02/2018 Castellterçol

    On the Tuesday in Carnival week, a single dish is served in Castellterçol: escudella (a traditional Catalan soup) prepared in the square. Welcome to the Escudella Festival.

     

  • Fat Thursday

    08/02/2018 Vic

    Like every good land that is known for its cured meats, Osona celebrates Fat Thursday with a great festival. Do you fancy coming along?

     

  • Carnaval de Vilanova i la Geltrú

    Carnival in Vilanova i la Geltrú

    08/02/2018 - 14/03/2018 Vilanova i la Geltrú

    Every year, Carnival is unique in Vilanova i la Geltrú, yet it maintains the traditional features that have made it last for 300 years.