What to do at Christmas in Barcelona

December is here and January is looming on the horizon. It is time to celebrate Christmas, the New Year's Eve and the day of the Three Kings. They are the great Christmas events that permeate or inspire other events. Those you will find here, as well as others who do not wear Christmas but which invite, by their nature, to participate or assist them at this time of the year.

Flamenco Show at Tablao de Carmen
13/10/2018 to 24/12/2019

This flamenco show, a tribute to the legendary dancer Carmen Amaya, has amazed Tablao de Carmen's audience since 1988.

The Magic Fountains
01/03/2019 to 05/01/2020
Free event

The Magic Fountain of Montjuïc is the main element of a series of cascades and fountains which extends from the museum MNAC (National Art Museum of Catalunya) to the Plaza Espanya. It is called magical because of its water, light and music show.

Concerts in the Basilica of Santa Maria del Pi
19/08/2019 to 30/12/2019

A Gothic church is an excellent place to listen to concerts of classical music and opera, and even flamenco guitar, such as those organized in this central church in Barcelona.

World chocolates workshop
27/09/2019 to 29/12/2019

Çukor will transport you to the sweet universe of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory", the film by Tim Burton. Wherever you look you will see sweets, chocolates and chocolate of different varieties presented in different forms. Everything at Çukor is carefully crafted and packaged.

Opera, zarzuela, dance, concerts and theater at the Gran Teatre del Liceu
Children, Concerts, Opera, Shows, Theater/Dance
01/10/2019 to 02/08/2020

The Gran Teatre del Liceu, the Opera of Barcelona, needs no introduction, especially if you are fond of opera or zarzuela, or opera and zarzuela.

Explore Barcelona with a Local at Christmas
21/11/2019 to 06/01/2020

The essence of Christmas in Barcelona is in the old town.

Private Christmas experience in Barcelona in front of the sea
26/11/2019 to 05/01/2020

A private tour in the old town of Barcelona, ​​to discover the city during Christmas. An exclusive local guide for your group will guide you through the Gothic Quarter while explaining the customs of Barcelona and Catalonia at this time of year, and other information of interest.

Christmas Market of the Sagrada Familia
Local markets - Flea markets
29/11/2019 to 23/12/2019
Free event

The Christmas Market at the Sagrada Familia is held opposite to the Sagrada Familia church since the 60s.

Fira de Santa Llúcia - Christmas Market
Local markets - Flea markets
29/11/2019 to 23/12/2019
Free event

The Fira de Santa Llúcia is the oldest and classic Christmas market in Barcelona (1786-2019, this year is its 233rd anniversary).

Port Vell Christmas Market
Children, Experiences, Local markets - Flea markets
05/12/2019 to 05/01/2020
Free event

The first Christmas Market in Port Vell arrives, and it does so strongly.

El Petit Príncep
Children, Musicals, Shows
05/12/2019 to 08/12/2019 - 20/12/2019 to 24/12/2019 - 26/12/2019 to 29/12/2019

The story of The Little Prince, the boy who saw an elephant devoured by a boa instead of a hat, like all adults, comes again this Christmas to the Barts venue. And they are already 5 consecutive seasons.