There so much to do in Barcelona during the summer. Sure you’ve always got fun in the sun along Barcelona’s coastline, but you can also revel in huge music festivals such as Sónar and Cruïlla, outdoor film festivals, big local festivals including St John’s feast day and the Gràcia neighbourhood’s big party. There’s also Gay Pride, the CaixaForum Summer Nights series of concerts, the city’s huge performance arts Grec festival, and more.
1. Sónar – The International Festival of Advanced Music and New Media Art, also known as Sónar, is requisite for anyone interested in electronic music, contemporary art and media technologies.
2.Sant Joan Festival- The main celebrations for Sant Joan in Barcelona take place on the evening of June 23 the night before the public holiday on June 24.
3. Festival Cruïlla Barcelona
A three-day music festival, Cruïlla is an annual event in mid-July. The festival started in nearby Mataró and moved to Barcelona in 2008 and it has now become one of the city’s best summer festivals.
4. Primavera Sound – Primavera Sound (pictured above) is an annual three-day music festival that takes place just north of the city center by the Mediterranean Sea at Parc del Fòrum in late-May/early-June.