Festa Major de la Barceloneta

Fiesta Mayor de Barceloneta by Gratis in Barcelona

The Barceloneta Quarter celebrates its Festival at the end of September in honor of San Miquel del Port, the patron saint of the neighborhood, with has also a baroque church dedicated to him located on the Plaza de la Barceloneta.

The origin of the Festivities in Barceloneta dates back to 1855 when, on the occasion of the centenary of the neighborhood, a great party was held.

During the Festa Major there are a lot of activities and concerts for all tastes, occupying a prominent place the traditions (sung by habaneras, sardana dancing, exhibitions about the history of the neighborhood).

One of the most typical and expected activities for children is the parade of the cannon, a man disguised as a Napoleonic general, in the company of the bighead who rapresenta, walks through the streets of the neighborhood, shooting candy with a cannon.

Free entrance: Everyday
Location: Barceloneta square, Barcelona (view map)
Metro: line 4 (Barceloneta)


Casa Maca Guest House in Barcelona

Good located and cozy Guest House near all the important
point that you would love to visit in Barcelona.
Book a room

Jardinets Guest House in Barcelona

On this Guest House, the time stood still and you can relax
to plan your day without pressure.
Book a room

CasaNova Guest House

Historical building with comfortable rooms for all budgets. Because is not necessary to spend a lot of money to enjoy a cozy and good located accommodation.
Book a room