This year the “Festa Major de Gracia” program includes plenty of daytime activities, to promote child and family participation, so if you’re in Barcelona between the 15th and 21st August, do not miss this new edition of the Festa Major de Gracia, will enjoy a very picturesque and fun environment. Not only during the day, also at night;)
The local residents are in charge of the decoration of the streets. They decide the subject of the deco months before the festivities and anybody knows it until the day of the proclamation. The best decorated street takes a prize. The streets more awarded are Carrer de Joan Blanques and Carrer de Verdi.
There are activities all week: from sharing books and reading, to puppet shows, human towers, fire runs, open aire cinema, concerts and theatre. Here you can view the calendar.
So go ahead and enjoy the wonderful Festas de Gracia and its local culture.
Metro: Diagonal, Fontana and Lesseps