What's on Barcelona July 2020

What's on in July in Barcelona

Barcelona in July 2020 - What's on?


Barcelona is hot, sunny and fun city in July and usually welcomes visitors with many music festivals and outdoor activities. This year will be different with fewer, more local and strictly controlled events.


The content below has not been updated for 2020

There usual music festivals in Barcelona in July which include the Sonar Festival, the Festival CruillaRockFestBarcelona Beach Festival and the 1 day Matinee Summer Festival have either been cancelled or will be in a smaller more regulated version for 2020.

There might be some small and  intimate concerts. Usually visitors can the summer night al fresco jazz concerts on the roof terraces of three of the most famous Gaudí buildings in Barcelona.

La Pedrera building usually has live jazz concerts on its roof-terrace in July -  and you can experience rooftop concerts called  Magic Nights on the roof of Casa Batllo building. 

Palau Güell usually offers offers a series of outdoor live concerts on Thursday nights in different styles on the lovely roof terrace of Palau Güell building in July. 

Both these buildings were designed by Antoni Gaudí and both are on elegant boulevard Passeig de Gracia.

For theatre, dance and cultural performances there might be a reduced version of the annual Grec Festival, called El Grec, which is summer festival of dance, theatre and music performances in Barcelona in July

To see a typical local neigbourhood festival with Catalan traditions in July in Barcelona visit the La Fiesta Mayor del Poble-sec which is in the Poble-sec neighbourhood of Barcelona. THere might be a reduced version in 2020.

A Festa Major is usually a week long festival with many local traditional Catalan activities including castellers human towers, colourful processions with giants, street parties, concerts and more.

Summer concerts near Barcelona


North of Barcelona in the Costa Brava region, there are summer concerts at the Jardins de Cap Roig Festival where you can see big names in music in July and August. For this you need to rent a car and maybe stay a night.

You can usually enjoy free jazz and classical concerts in many Barcelona parks in the Barcelona summer music parks programme called 'Música als Parcs'

Sala Montjuic is a summer open air cinema event with show open air big screen classic movies at Montjuic Castle on Montjuic hill.in Barcelona during July and the beginning of August. We don't have news of 2020 edition yet.

Usually Sala Montjuic fans bring a picnic to enjoy during the movie and the live jazz concerts which precede the movie.  

Note that the Sala Montjuic movies are V.O. Version Original, which means they are shown in the original language with Spanish subtitles. 

All events July Barcelona

Summer at the Museums  


Local families and children can usually enjoy over many activities at city museums during summer in Barcelona. including games, workshops, tours and more.

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 usually 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 have a look at Daytripsbarcelona.com who are a trusted partners of Barcelonayellow.com 

They offer day trips and half-day tours from Barcelona to beaches, restaurants and attractions outside Barcelona.

We can recommend their Express tour to Montserrat mountain near Barcelona. Find more ideas for day tours outside Barcelona

Swimming pools


Public swimming pools might not be open in 2020 during summer. 

When the Barcelona July weather gets hot and humid there are usually 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 but there are other outdoor Barcelona swimming pools too. 

Best beaches

Find Barcelona beaches - and see how to get to even nicer beaches outside Barcelona

Shopping and sales

Don't miss Barcelona summer sales and for shoppting tips visit our Barcelona shopping guide


Related pages July Barcelona:

Barcelona events July
What to wear Barcelona in July
Barcelona Festivals in July
Jazz evenings La Pedrera
Grec Festival Barcelona
Cruilla Barcelona Festival
Music in the Parks
Sala Montjuic 
Barcelona events calender

The above event are highlights. Find more top events in BCN and full details of July 2019 concerts and July 2019 summer events in our Barcelona Events Calendar 

Enjoy Barcelona this July 2019 and thank you for visiting!

Contact us at BarcelonaYellow.com if you have questions.

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