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Barcelona in July 2017 - What's on?


Updated June 2017

Barcelona event listings July 2017 Barcelona

The biggest festival in July is the Grec Festival El Grec which is a summer festival in Barcelona every year from June until the end of August. The Grec is Barcelona's largest dance, theatre and music festival with a series of top quality concerts and events in many venues in Barcelona throughout the month of July. Top concerts in July include Jamiroquai at the Cruilla Festival, legendary Irish band U2 who bring their Joshua tree tour to Barcelona and at this year's RockFest festival you can experience Aerosmith in concert.

For more music festivals in Barcelona in July this year choose from the Love the 90's festival, the Festival Cruilla, the RockFest, the Barcelona Beach Festival or the 1 day Matinee Summer Festival. Also in July is the gay Pride Barcelona festival which is always a festive event.

For smaller more intimate concerts try the summer night al fresco jazz concerts on the roof terraces of Gaudi houses, La Pedrera and Casa Batllo both designed by Antoni Gaudi and both on the street Passeig de Gracia.

To see a local neigbourhood festival with Catalan traditions in July in Barcelona visit the La Fiesta Mayor del Poble-sec in the Poble-sec neighbourhood of Barcelona. This is a week long festival with many local traditional Catalan activities including human tower building, processions, street parties, concerts and more.

Tourists can also see Catalan festival traditions every Saturday morning in front of Barcelona's cathedral at the weekly free outdoor Barcelona Festa Catalana which is at 11.30am on Saturdays from July to September.

More summer concerts in Barcelona. North of Barcelona in the Costa Brava there are summer concerts at the Jardins de Cap Roig Festival where you can see megastars in July and August. You can enjoyfree jazz and classical concerts in many Barcelona parks in the summer music parks programme called 'Música als Parcs'

Sala Montjuic is a summer open air cinema event in Barcelona during July and the beginning of August. Three times a week you can see open air big screen classic movies at Montjuic Castle on Montjuic hill. It's a really nice experience. Many Sala Montjuic fans bring a picnic, while enjoying the movie and live jazz concerts before each film.  The Sala Montjuic movies are V.O. Version Original, which means they are shown in the original language with Spanish subtitles. 

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Summer at the Museums  

Families and children can enjoy over 120 activities at the more than 40 of the city's museums during summer in Barcelona. Activities include games, workshops, tours and visits. For adults many museums, exhibition centres and heritage sites open late and offer special events such as concerts and film sessions.  

The Macba musuem in the Raval part of Barcelona's old city - Ciutat Vella -  is open during the summer evenings in a programme called Nits de Macba until mid-September.

Day Tours from Barcelona

If you are in Barcelona for a few days and would like to spend a day or half a day outside the city of Barcelona to see attractions like Montserrat mountain then we have a look at Daytripsbarcelona.com who offer day trips and half-day tours from Barcelona to beaches, restaurants and attractions outside Barcelona. We can recommend their half day tour to Montserrat mountain near Barcelona. Find more ideas for small group day tours outside Barcelona

Swimming pools

When the Barcelona July weather gets hot and humid there are several places where you can cool off at Barcelona public swimming pools. The open air pool with the best city views  is the Olympic diving pool on Montjuic hill and there are other outdoor Barcelona swimming pools to choose from. 


Best beaches

Check out the many Barcelona beaches - or see who to get to even nicer beaches outside Barcelona

What to wear Barcelona in July?
All Barcelona Festivals in July
Concerts La Pedrera roof-terrace
Grec Festival Barcelona
Cruilla Barcelona Festival
Music in the Parks
Sala Montjuic Barcelona outdoor movies
Barcelona events calender

The above event are just highlights. Find more top events in BCN and full details of July 2017 concerts and July 2017 summer events in our Barcelona Events Calendar 

Enjoy Barcelona this July 2017. Contact us at BarcelonaYellow.com if you have questions.

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Last Updated on Monday, 03 July 2017 14:43