Today starts Barcelona’s biggest neighborhood festival
Each year in August the streets of Barcelona's Gràcia district come alive with a week-long fiesta that sees the barrio transformed
- August 14, 2018 10:00
- Olya Georgieva
Barcelona’s biggest neighborhood festival takes place every summer in the streets of Gràcia. Throughout the week of festivities there are various concerts and shows taking place. The famous with its bohemian atmosphere, bustling squares and vibrant bar and café life neighborhood welcomes a mix crowd of families, students, artists and intellectuals for some lively summer nights.
The concept of Gràcia festival is that streets in the neighborhood compete to win the prize of being the best decorated street. Each street tends to take the competition seriously and the standards are high. A theme is chosen by each street and this can cover anything from Roman wrestling to underwater sea life.