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/ December, 2020
What to do in January 2022 in Barcelona

Although we are very ‘here and now’ and ‘don’t delay what you can do now’. We know that January represents new beginnings, resolutions, and wishes. So, to start the new year in style, here are the best plans for January 2022 in Barcelona.

New Year

Enjoy the start of the new year in Barcelona. On January 1st there are no special events, but we suggest you take a stroll through the city’s streets, which are still decorated. Many restaurants will open their doors so that you can enjoy the first meal of the year. However, shops will remain closed, except for some, such as the Maremagnum Shopping Centre.

Christmas Concert Orfeó Català

On 4th January at 7.30 p.m. you can enjoy the traditional Christmas Concert of the Orfeó Català in the Plaça del Rei in Barcelona. The concert, organised by Barcelona City Council, is one of the most magical Christmas events in Barcelona. It is also completely free and open to all, a unique opportunity!

Three Kings Cavalcade

This year, the Three Kings Cavalcade returns to Barcelona. On the 5th of January, from 6pm, several streets in the center of Barcelona will welcome the Three Kings. You can enjoy music, shows, magical floats and, above all, an atmosphere full of illusion. Without a doubt, one of the best things to do this January 2022 in Barcelona.

Nadal al Port

Until 6th of January 2022, you can enjoy Nadal al Port (in English, Christmas in the Port). Activities and workshops, light and music shows, crafts and gastronomy, all-in-one of the most emblematic places in the city, the Port Vell.

If you haven’t yet had the chance to stroll around this Fira de Nadal, we suggest you do, you’re sure to love it!

Winter sales

We say goodbye to the Christmas holidays and welcome the winter sales. From the 7th of January until the 6th of March, you can enjoy a wide range of discounts in Barcelona’s shops. So, take the opportunity to take a stroll around your favorite shops, you’re sure to find irresistible bargains.

Voll-Damm Barcelona Jazz Festival

From the 9th of January, you can enjoy the concerts of the Voll-damm Barcelona Jazz Festival, which will take place in various concert halls in Barcelona. The first concert will be by HALLIGALLI a string quartet that embraces swing and the rhythms of the Afro-American tradition.

If you are a music lover, this is your perfect plan for January.

Tres Tombs de Barcelona

On the occasion of the feast of San Antoni Abad (“Saint Anthony Abbot”), on 17th January is celebrated the festival of Tres Tombs de Barcelona (“Three Turns”). At this festival you can enjoy a parade of beasts (donkeys, donkeys, and horses), the main activity of the event, and spectacular carriages, which make a tour of the city centre.

Take a stroll through the Sant Antoni neighbourhood and discover its popular festival!

Hamlet Aribau

The theatre play Hamlet Aribau will be at the Cinema Aribau until 30th of January 2022. Don’t miss the opportunity to see Shakespeare’s famous play directed by Oriol Broggi.

Make the most of it and spend a winter afternoon surrounded by theater.

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