Fiesta Mayor of Sant Antoni

Local fiestas

The district of Sant Antoni belongs to the Eixample district and is bounded by the Gran Via, Ronda de Sant Antoni, Ronda de Sant Pau and Avenida Parallel. The Fiesta Mayor, starts on the day for Sant Antoni Abad, and is also the start of the calendar of the Fiestas Mayores of Barcelona. Besides the traditional elements of a Fiesta Mayor of Barcelona (parade of giants, firework, Sardana dances, trabucaires, popular foods) there are also own activities that link the fiesta with the celebration of San Antonio all over the country: the parade of “Els three Tombs” or the Pig Raffle, which was recovered a few years ago, are examples. And there are still more activities: sports-, children's- activities, concerts, charity fairs, theater, monologues, pet blessing, book presentations, conferences and events like the Sant Antoni Reggae Splash, which has unfortunately been canceled by the covid-19.

About the 2022 edition of the Festival of Sant Antoni

Due to the new restrictions, the organizers have had to redo the 2022 Fiesta Mayor programming. Several events have been canceled, although new ones have been created, adapted to health regulations. The more traditional activities such as the blessing of the animals, the Els Tres Tombs Parade and the pig raffle, and the amusement fair are maintained. Keep in mind that some activities. Although they are free, they require prior reservation.