Traditional festivals, cultural activities, concerts and sightseeing tours in nature. If you want to live Christmas out of Barcelona's regions, check out our events calendar!

Trip ideas

Traditional Christmas Flavours

Discover the local specialties usually eaten at this special time of year.
 

6 Christmas food markets

Find the best products for your Christmas meals at these fairs and markets.

7 fairs for putting together your nativity scene

The best markets to enjoy the magic of Christmas in the regions of Barcelona.

5 original Christmas markets

Find the most original gifts at fairs selling hand-crafted products, antiques and books. 

Tips for a fun Christmas

A selection of cultural, sporting and leisure activities to enjoy with children this Christmas.

5 festivities for a pagan Christmas

A very different Christmas enjoying ancient traditions in the regions of Barcelona.

Six towns full of Christmas charm

Discover some of the most picturesque places in the regions of Barcelona. It's time to get away!

5 places to go ice skating this Christmas

There are excellent ice rinks in the regions of Barcelona for enthusiasts of winter skating.

A traditional Christmas

The classic activities of the Christmas festivities.

Events

Festa dels Reis a Igualada
05/01/2019

Three Kings Festival in Igualada

If ever there was a pioneering cavalcade in Catalonia, it was, without a doubt, that of Igualada.

Igualada
Els Pastorets de l'Ametlla de Merola
13/12/2018 - 20/01/2019

The Ametlla de Merola Pastorets

Come and see a performance which dates back to 1878. Come and enjoy the Ametlla de Merola Pastorets.

L'Ametlla de Merola
Pastorets d'Arenys de Munt
22/12/2018 - 13/01/2019

The Musical Pastorets

Would you like to see a musical version of the Pastorets? Come and see it for yourself in Arenys de Mar!

Arenys de Munt
Primer Pessebre Vivent de Catalunya. Corbera de Llobregat
01/12/2018 - 13/01/2019

The First Living Crib Scene in Catalonia

The natural countryside of the Penya del Corb in Corbera de Llobregat becomes the stage for the first living crib scene in Catalonia.

Corbera de Llobregat
Nit Viva de Fonollosa
26/12/2018 - 01/01/2019

Nit Viva

Discover what a farmer's everyday life was like more than a century ago thanks to the travelling Christmas show, Nit Viva.

Fonollosa
Pessebre Vivent dels Prats de Rei
26/12/2018 - 13/01/2019

Prats de Rei Living Crib Scene

When it gets cold and the nights are long and foggy, the Prats de Rei Living Crib Scene returns. Are you familiar with it?

Prats de Rei
Els pastorets de Súria
25/12/2018 - 06/01/2019

The Súria Pastorets

With its origins in the 19th century, the Súria Pastorets (a typical Christmas play) are known for being true to the text written by Josep Maria Folch i Torres.

Súria
Pessebre Vivent del Bages
22/12/2018 - 06/01/2019

Bages Living Crib Scene

More than 5,000 people visit the Bages Living Crib Scene every year. What about you? Have you seen it?

Fonollosa
Els Pastorets de Mataró
23/12/2018 - 03/02/2019

The Mataró Pastorets

More than 300 people make the Mataró Pastorets possible. Come and see an important performance in the Barcelona region.

Mataró
Pedra i sang a Sant Cugat
25/12/2018 - 28/12/2018

Pedra i Sang

Vine a pair l'escudella i els canelons amb l'espectacle Pedra i Sang. Reviu la tragicomèdia sobre l'assassinat de l'abat Biure al Monestir. No et perdis tan esperat musical!

Sant Cugat del Vallès
Fira Castrum Fidelis de Castelldefels
06/12/2018 - 08/12/2018

Castrum Fidelis

Travel back in time and visit Castrum Fidelis. Castelldefels takes you back to the Middle Ages to coincide with the Town Festival.

Castelldefels
Fira Avet Espinelves
01/12/2018 - 09/12/2018

The Espinelves Fir Tree Fair

This is a unique Christmas fair. Don't miss the Espinelves Fir Tree Fair if you want a good Christmas tree.

Espinelves
Fira Avícola del Prat
14/12/2018 - 16/12/2018

The Prat Poultry Fair

The Prat de Llobregat Poultry Fair, considered the Winter Town Festival, pays homage to the Pota Blava Chicken.

El Prat de Llobregat
Fira del Gall de Vilafranca
15/12/2018 - 16/12/2018

Fira del gall

In keeping with the tradition, just before Christmas, Vilafranca del Penedès holds the centenary Fira del Gall (Cockerel Fair).

Vilafranca del Penedès
Festa del pi de Centelles
30/12/2018

Pi de Centelles Festival

Go out to look for the most beautiful pine tree in the region, decorate it and offer it to Santa Coloma. Welcome to the Centelles Pine Tree Festival!

Centelles
Els pastorets de Calaf
25/12/2018 - 27/01/2019

Pastorets in Calaf

Since 1925, the town of Calaf has performed Els Pastorets (a kind of Christmas play), a performance that is enjoyed by adults and children alike.

Calaf
Festa de la Fia-faia a Bagà
24/12/2018

The Fia-Faia Festival

"Fia-Faia nostro senyor ha nascut a la paia" (Fia-Faia our Lord was born in the manger). The residents of Bagà and of Sant Julià de Cerdanyola chant this every Christmas Eve.

Baga and Sant Julià de Cerdanyola
Badanadal a Manlleu
08/12/2018 - 07/01/2019

Badanadal

Take the kids to one of the most complete Christmas Parks in Catalonia. Come and enjoy Christmas on ice at Badanadal!

 

Manlleu