Festes de Gracia 2016
Once more the streets of the Barri de Gràcia are filled with creativity, colour, joy and tradition presented to the public by the Gracia’s neighbours with their popular festival called Las Festes de Gracia. From our luxury hotel in Barcelona we invited you to prepare and be amaze by the great creativity of these local neighbours who are the ones in charge of decorate the streets of this emblematic district in Barcelona as they compete at the same time to win the price for best decorate Street.
From august 15th until the 21th, the feste’s calendar offer us from a very early hour, all type of activities to enjoy with our family and friends. After the sun sets at 20:30 the lights go on in the Street to illuminate the magnificent decorations, this is clearly the best hour to appreciate the hard work applied to deck the streets of Gracia. Every year the festival has a theme represented by a poster which is select by a jury in the Concurs del Cartell de Festa Major, this time the lucky winner was the designer Roger Andreu Valls.
A party for all the people
Workshops, concerts, theatre, music, dance, games, sports and the typical firework show known as Correfocs are some of the multiple activities you can enjoy during this whole week, where also take a place restaurants and bars from the zone to offer the visitors a taste of the traditional catalan cuisine. The beginning of the festival starts on august the 14th at the Plaza de la Vila with the classic street cry read this year by the writer and TV host Imma Sust.
Don’t miss this iconic popular party, which is consider to be one the most important and significative events of the barcelonese summer because of its seniority and interest it awakes in visitors of Barcelona, who are very welcome by the Barri de Gracia neighbours.