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Festa Major de Sants 2016               Tweet this All Barcelona events
Local street festival in Sants neighbourhood of Barcelona

Event dates: Saturday 20 August to Sunday 28 August 2016
Event location: Sants district of Barcelona 

Festa Major de Sants 2016
The Sants Festival in Barcelona in Sants neighbourhood of Barcelona starts on Saturday 20th August 2016.
See Sants Festa Mayor PDF programme.
Many of the main activities take place in "Parc de l'Espanya Industrial" and it's nice to walk around the 22 streets in the Sants Festival area which are decorated by residents in colourful themes.

You can see giants and big heads - gegants and capgrossos - on various occasions including the opening parade and at the giants ball.

There are also a chance to see Catalan traditions like thecorrefoc firerun which starts at Plaça Osca on Saturday 27th August at 8pm for children and 10pm for aduclts and a human castle building event atPlaça Bonet i Muixí on Saturday 27th August at 6pm

Sporting highlights of the Sants Festa Major are the bike race Cursa Ciclista 'Memorial Antoni Andrés Sancho and the 2k run (2 circuits of 1000 metres) called "2000 de Sants - Cursa atlètica de la Festa Major." Both the bike race and the run are usually on the last Sunday of the festival. 

The Sants neighbourhood festival finishes with a "Piromusica"l fireworks and music display on Sunday 28th August of the festival at 10pm - 22.00 at Parc Espanya Industrial. Check the latest news on Twitter using search tag #fmsants16 and theFesta Major de Sants twitter page and visit theFesta Major Sants website for a full festival programme and map of decorated streets,

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La Festa Major de Sants 2016
20.08.2016 - 28.08.2016
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