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Mercè 2018 - Grand parade

Cavalcada Mercè 2018 - La Mercè procession

Event date: Monday 24th September 2018
Event time: 6pm to 8pm - 18:00 to 20:00
Parade route: Map parade route
Start: Pelai street near Plaza Catalunya
Finish: Plaça de Sant Jaume in Gothic area
Hashtag: #Mercè18

Mercè Festival's biggest parade is the Cavalcada Mercè and also often called la Gran Cavalcada de la Mercè. This procession features many of the city gegants - giants  and is led by the Barcelona giants called 'Jaume I' and 'Violant d´Hongria.'

There are also groups of street artists, dancers and many other traditional Catalan figures and traditions. This procession starts at 18.00 from the Pelai street near Plaza Catalunya, then goes down La Rambla, turns at Ferran street to finish at Plaça de Sant Jaume.

Open FULLSCREEN MAP Cavalcada Mercè parade route

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