October is the month that the temperature will drop and the leaves will fall off the trees. But that does not mean that there is nothing left to do or see in the beautiful city of Barcelona! Moreover, Barcelona has some really nice festivals and other events in October! We will tell you which events you cannot miss in this blog.
Festa Major de la Barceloneta (28 September – 7 October)
This party in September and October is the party of Barceloneta. The party is a party with a lot of music and dancers. It is really fun to go here if you like good evenings at the beach!
Location: Barceloneta neighbourhood of old city Barcelona
Sitges film festival (5-14 October)
If you like movies, you cannot miss this event! This international festival in Sitges is one of the most famous film festivals and it is called the cinema de Catalunya. There are a lot of movies in different genres. They have movies for people who love horror, sci-fi and fantasy. For the people who are wondering how they will get back to Barcelona city, there is a solution! After the final screening there is a late night train service returning to Barcelona.
Get your tickets for the festival here!
Location: Sant Honorat, 32-34. 08870 Sitges (Barcelona)
Tip! When you visit the film festival, go also visit the nice city Szitges itself, it is a really beautiful place!
Marcat de Mercats (19-20 October)
People who are always in the mood for good food, need to go to the marcat de Mercats! At these days, the annual Marcat de Mercats is finding place.On these days you have the perfect opportunity to see all the fresh food markets and try out some sweet and tasty fruits. You can taste everything you want, and the ambiance is very good.
Location: Square Catedral, s/n
Access to buildings in all of Barcelona’s districts (27-28 October)
For the people who are in Barcelona on the 27th and the 28th there is a possibility to get access to more than 150 different buildings in all of Barcelona’s districts. The buildings are very interesting for people who love architecture and who want to learn more about the history of the buildings and the city Barcelona.
Location: Various locations in Barcelona
Festival International de jazz de Barcelona (26 October – 21 December)
If you like Jazz music, than you are in the right place in Barcelona in October. Every year, there is a Jazz festival in Barcelona, with a lot of Jazz concerts.
Get your tickets here!
Location: The festivals are all over Barcelona; from Razzmatazz to Liceu and from BARTS to Luz de Gas.
Go to palacio-del-flamenco
When it is a cold evening in Barcelona, visiting the Palacio del Flamenco is a very good idea! When you are in Barcelona, visiting a Flamenco show is something you have to do. At the Palacio del Flamenco, you can have diner while you are watching a Flamenco show. They have tapas, paella and vegetarian options for diner. They also have an option to only visit the flamenco show.
For more information look here!
Location: Carrer de Balmes 13
See the color changes of the nature in parks
Because the winter is coming to Barcelona, the colors of the nature are going to change. All the leaves of the trees are changing of color, what is really nice to see in the parks of Barcelona. For example, visit the Parc de la Ciutadella and enjoy the beautiful colors.
Location: Parc de la Ciutadella
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