Valentine’s Day, Carnival, Santa Eulàlia celebration … Discover what to do in Barcelona in February, the most colorful and  liveliest month of the year.

Take the agenda and write down what to do in Barcelona in February, a month full of events.

Flea Market at El Raval

On Sunday 11th the Blanquerna square will be full of stops dedicated to recycling, vintage and second hand. Of course, there will also be live music, performances and a space to drink vermouth. If you like fashion but don’t want to spend a lot of money, you cannot miss it.

Flea Market en el Raval.


Carnival 2018

From February 8th to 14th children and adults will enjoy the funniest and most satirical party of the year. If you want to enjoy it properly, we suggest  you going to La Rambla and its surroundings, where all the magic happens. It all starts with Dijous Gras (Fatty Thursday), a day dedicated to gastronomy. That same day, at 17:30, the King of Carnival arrives at Plaza Sant Jaume. It will be a very colorful show held by the theater group Comediants. That weekend, El Raval and Gothic Quarter streets are the scenario of several Carnival parades. It all ends on Ash Wednesday with traditional burial of the sardine.

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Carnival in Barcelona.


Santa Eulàlia festivity

From February 9 to 12, the Santa Eulàlia is organized in honor of the co-saint of Barcelona. The highlights of this festival are giants parades, correfocs in Sant Jaume or Ferran, castellers and sardanas. Here is the complete program of the Santa Eulàlia celebration.

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La ‘gegantona’ Laia, traditional character of Santa Eulalia.


Emergència Festival! 2018

The festival of emerging music in Barcelona turns ten and it worth celebrating! For this reason, this year is dedicated to the most remarkable Catalan and Spanish bands of the last decade.Begin music festival season discovering indie bands and the new sounds of the Center for Contemporary Culture of Barcelona (CCCB).

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Festival Emergència! 2018 promo picture | Source: CCCB

Valentine’s Day

If you don’t know what to do in Barcelona this February 14th, La Rambla is the perfect street to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Surprise your better half enjoying a hot chocolate at  Rambla Café (Palau Moja’s restaurant) or  Petritxol street until you walk through the famous Kiss square. Check more romantic spots here.

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‘The kiss’, at Plaça d´Isidre Nonell.

Llum Bcn 2018

On the occasion of the Fiestas de Santa Eulàlia the Llum Bcn is celebrated, a festival of light that involves the main monuments of the entire city. The most essential appointments are the mapping show Colorama that is projected on the façade of the Town Hall, that of Calç viva (quicklime) at the Palau Moja-a projection of water and light that explains one of the thirteen martyrs of Santa Eulàlia- or the various activities that are organized both in the Born Cultural Center and Plaça del Comercial.

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