What's on Barcelona July


Barcelona in July 2016 - What's on?

Updated July 2016

Barcelona event listings July 2016 Barcelona

The biggest festival in July is the Grec FestivalEl 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 Arcade Fire and super star Rihanna

For more music festivals in Barcelona in July 2016 year you can choose from the Festival Cruilla or the RockFest, the Barcelona Beach Festival or the 1 day Matinee Summer Festival among others.

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 don't miss 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 in front of Barcelona's cathedral at the weekly free outdoor Barcelona Festa Catalana which is at 7.30pm 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 enjoy
free jazz and classical concerts in many Barcelona parks in the summer music parks programme called "Música als Parcs."

The MasiMas Festival is an annual series of over 200 live concerts that starts in late July until the start of September at various Barcelona venues. 

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. 

MUHBA - The Barcelona History Museum, which consists of several museums in Barcelona, usually has a programme in July and August called "Nits Urbanes," which means "Urban Nights." This includes summer classical evening concerts at the Pedralbes Monastery  in the upper area of Barcelona until mid-July. The MUHBA programme also include other summer activities in July and August ranging from visits to a civil war air-raid shelter to a night of poetic astronomy. 

All event listings July 2016 Barcelona

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 European Balloon Festival takes place every year in the town of Igualada near Barcelona at the beginning of July.

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 trip to Montserrat mountains near Barcelona, or a visit to the seaside resort of Sitges, which is just half an hour to the south of Barcelona. For wine lovers try a  half-day trip to the world famous Torres vineyard just south of Barcelona. Find more ideas for day tours outside Barcelona

Swimming pools

When the Barcelona July weather gets hot and humid cool off at Barcelona public swimming pools. The open air pool with the best views of the city is the Olympic diving pool on Montjuic hill and there are other oudoor 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

All Barcelona Festivals in July
Concerts La Pedrera roof-terrace
Grec Festival Barcelona
Cruilla Barcelona Festival
Mas i Mas 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 2016 concerts and July 2016 summer events in ourBarcelona Events Calendar 

Enjoy Barcelona this July 2016. Contact us atBarcelonaYellow.com if you have questions.

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Created on Wednesday, 27 June 2007 20:51
Last Updated on Sunday, 03 July 2016 14:21