Family activities in Barcelona - Children and Kids

If you travel to Barcelona with children or kids you will be interested to know what events are held in Barcelona for them during your visit. Barcelona offers the visitor many activities for children to enjoy playing. And for the little ones, playing means socializing, improving their motor skills, exercising mental abilities and internalizing cultural and ethical values. On this page you will find events that are aimed exclusively for children and kids or events for adults that also organize activities for children and kids. You can also check the section of cultural or leisure spaces aimed at children.

Family programming of the Filmoteca
Children, Cinema
13/02/2021 to 26/12/2021

Among the various tasks of the Filmoteca de Catalunya, one is to bring the cinema projected on the big screen to children. And when it comes to the Filmoteca, we talk about films of recognized quality.

Gaudí Experience
Children, Experiences, Exhibitions
13/07/2021 to 30/03/2022

You will find the exhibition space that houses Gaudí Experience very close to Park Güell and can be useful as an introduction to the work of the most important architect of Catalan Modernism.

The Amusement Room in the attic of the Marès
Children, Exhibitions
14/07/2021 to 24/12/2021 - 26/12/2021 to 31/12/2021

The Frederic Marès Museum opened its attic to the public last year; undoubtedly the ideal place to set up an Amusement Room.

Visit the Santa Eulàlia pailebote
Children, Experiences
04/09/2021 to 31/03/2022

The Santa Eulàlia pailebote is a restored ship from 1918 that is part of the fleet of the Maritime Museum of Barcelona.

El Bus
Children, Concerts, Gastronomy
07/10/2021 to 31/12/2021

The Bus is a terrace located in the Forum Park in a privileged space. Easily accessible, it offers all kinds of possibilities: from a family lunch with children enjoying a 100% open space, to an afternoon with friends with the sea in the background.

The plays of the Teatreneu Theater in Barcelona
Children, Theater/Dance
13/10/2021 to 30/01/2022

The Teatreneu opened its doors in 1988 and today it is one of the most popular theaters in Barcelona thanks to the innovative management of its programming: it is a multi-room theater with multiprogramming in which the public asks for the contents and determines the durat

Barcelona from the sea - Pailebot Santa Eulàlia
Children, Experiences
30/10/2021 to 18/12/2021

The Santa Eulàlia pailebot is a restored ship from 1918 that is part of the fleet of the Barcelona Maritime Museum.

Guided night tour at the Fabra Observatory
Children, Experiences
31/10/2021 to 19/12/2021 - 07/01/2022 to 29/05/2022

Carl Sagan, in the TV series "Cosmos", told us that our star, the Sun, is second or third generation and that all the material we step on, the iron that travels through our blood, the calcium that forms the teeth and the carbon in our genes they were created a bi

Lighting the Christmas lights of Barcelona
Children, Shows, Theater/Dance
24/11/2021 to 06/01/2022
Free event

It would be nice if the Christmas lights were lit with a switch from the ones before, those with a wooden handle and two or three metal sheets, the so-called switch levers.

Christmas Market of the Sagrada Familia
Children, Local markets - Flea markets
27/11/2021 to 23/12/2021
Free event

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

The Lights of Sant Pau
Children, Experiences, Shows
01/12/2021 to 23/01/2022 - 25/12/2021 to 30/12/2021 - 01/01/2022 to 05/01/2022 - 07/01/2022 to 09/01/2022

The Sant Pau Modernist Site, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, has been transformed into a fairy tale landscape for this Christmas. A 1.5 km long circular route awaits you and millions of points of light that illuminate the darkest season of the year.

FC Barcelona: Players Experience Tour
Children, Experiences, Exhibitions
01/12/2021 to 11/12/2021 - 02/01/2022 - 07/01/2022 - 18/02/2022 to 19/02/2022 - 18/03/2022 to 30/03/2022

A guided tour that will allow you to know places in the Camp Nou that are not normally visited or are visited too quickly.

Christmas in the Poble Espanyol
Children, Concerts, Shows, Theater/Dance
04/12/2021 to 08/12/2021 - 11/12/2021 to 12/12/2021 - 18/12/2021 to 30/12/2021 - 05/01/2022

The Poble Espanyol, like every year, dresses up for Christmas and becomes a place to live it in the most traditional way.

The concerts of the Palau de la Música Catalana
Children, Concerts
03/12/2021 to 05/12/2021 - 07/12/2021 to 22/12/2021 - 24/12/2021 to 16/01/2022 - 18/01/2022 - 20/01/2022 to 31/01/2022

The Palau de la Música Catalana, owned by the Associació Orfeó Català and headquarters of the Orfeó Català, aims to promote music, with special attention to choral singing.

Inauguration of the tower of the Virgin Mary of the Sagrada Familia
Children, Concerts, Conference/Debates, Local fiestas, Special
08/12/2021 - 11/12/2021 to 15/12/2021 - 17/12/2021 to 18/12/2021 - 21/12/2021
Free event

The central towers of the Sagrada Familia will be six: four dedicated to the evangelists (Saint Matthew, Saint Luke, Saint Mark and Saint John), one dedicated to the Virgin Mary and another to Jesus.

Christmas at Port Vell
Children, Concerts, Experiences, Gastronomy, Local markets - Flea markets, Opera, Shows
09/12/2021 to 06/01/2022
Free event

Port Vell celebrates Christmas for the third consecutive year, again at the Moll de Bosch i Alsina, better known as Moll de la Fusta, which will be transformed into an avenue of light.

Christmas Screenings
Children, Cinema
22/12/2021 to 24/12/2021 - 02/01/2020 to 04/01/2020 - 30/12/2021 - 02/01/2022 - 04/01/2022 to 05/01/2022
Free event

The CCCB offers us a 26-minute animated film for the little ones and the whole family free of charge in its hall.

Ice Rink in Barcelona
Children, Special
02/01/2021 to 24/01/2021 - 26/12/2021 to 31/12/2021 - 02/01/2022 to 09/01/2022

Although Barcelona is not a city that is associated with ice and winter sports but it has its ice rinks. Do not forget, for, example, that ice hockey is one of the sports in which FC Barcelona has a team.

The Factory of the Three Magic Kings
28/12/2021 to 04/01/2022
Free event

The Factory of the Three Magic Kings is a show that recreates the making of toys that the tireless workers and goblins of the Three Magic Kings carry out between the end of December and the beginning of January.