Fox reveals that each year in August the streets of Barcelona’s Gràcia district come alive with a week-long fiesta that sees the barrio transformed also called Festa Major. La Fiesta de Gràcia is an eagerly awaited event in Barcelona’s busy calendar.
If you are in Barcelona in August make sure that you head to the up-town district of Gràcia to see what this unique festival is all about. There is also details on how to get to the festival, when it takes place and links to the official website. 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.
Walk through the streets of Gràcia…
… and you will be amazed by the canopies of colourful decoration that are above you and the creativity and originality that each street demonstrates. Throughout the week of festivities there will be various concerts and shows taking place.
To make sure that you don’t miss out, check the official Fiesta de Gràcia website in the lead-up to the fiesta for further details of the programme (see below for the link). Gràcia festival is a free fiesta that takes place in the streets of the barrio. It is completely open to the public so you won’t need to buy any tickets to be able to attend the fiesta. fiesta always takes place in August.
As seen on the Heatheronhertravels.com