The Sagrada Familia invites you to feel and share the spirit of Christmas with three activities aimed at all audiences: the Christmas workshop, the traditional Christmas concert and the illumination of the facade of the birth.

Children's Christmas workshop

This workshop adapted for children from 6 to 12 years and their companions that takes place in the Basilica of the Sagrada Familia is divided into two parts: the first one visits the Basilica with special attention to the details of the facade of the Nativity, that explains the coming of Jesus to the world. In the second part, children will participate in a craft workshop where they will make a piece with plush and several of the most typical elements of Christmas.

Days: Saturdays and Sundays until January 5, and on December 6, 30 and 31, and January 2 and 3.
Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Saturdays and weekdays; 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. on Sundays.
Access: by Marina street.
Recommended age: 6 - 12 years.
Price: € 6.50.
Reservations: taller@ext.sagradafamilia.org.
Each child or group of minors must be accompanied by at least one adult person.

Christmas Concert

Day: November 30
Time: 5:00 p.m.

+ Information (spanish version)

Illumination of the facade of the Nativity

The facade of the Nativity is the only one that began to be built when Antoni Gaudí still alive. This facade symbolizes the joy for the birth of Jesus but also the illusion and the joy of living. During the action the different sculptural groups of the facade are illuminated, and with a background music, the different scenes of the arrival of the son of God are narrated, explaining the symbology of each of them. The facade is illuminated four times a day. The act is free, but there is limited capacity. At the end of the event, there will be hot chocolate for the attendees.

Days: December 19, 20, 21 and 22
Time: 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Start of lighting cycles: 7:00 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. On the 21st, only one session at 7:00 p.m.
Duration of each cycle: 15 minutes
Price: free

Zip code
Eixample Dreta
Carrer de Mallorca, 401

How to get there

Metro: L2L5 Sagrada Familia


Since my husband and I can not travel to Spain this year, we would like to know if the Christmas Eve Mass at Sagrada Familia is video recorded or streamed live; and how we might view it from the United States. Any information on this is appreciated.

Com que el meu marit i jo no podem viatjar a Espanya aquest any, ens agradaria saber si la missa de Nit de Nadal a la Sagrada Família està gravada en vídeo o en directe; i com ho podríem veure des dels Estats Units. Qualsevol informació sobre això és apreciada.

Sat, 18/12/2021 - 08:34
Sarah Cargill (not verified)

Hello Sarah,

There is a mass in the morning on Christmas Day at the Sagrada Familia, but not the day before. Usually only some of the Masses considered extraordinary are broadcast and it is indicated on the Mass calendar. Here is the link to access the mass calendar. If a mass is broadcast in streaming, it has to be indicated there.

Greetings and merry christmas!

Mon, 20/12/2021 - 09:01

In reply to by Sarah Cargill (not verified)

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