Festa de La Mercè 2017 – Barcelona

The Party Favor 2017 – Barcelona

September 19, 2017 0 By Christian Gutierrez and Priscilla Gutierrez

Is coming more traditional and fantastic Barcelona party, Celebration of La Merced, will happen to 22 a 25 September with shows, events, gastronomy, fireworks and more, the party spreads to all the city.

Mercedes is the patron saint of Barcelona, It is celebrated on 24 of September.

During the celebrations of La Mercè there are many events and popular celebrations in the streets of Barcelona.

The most important are: the procession of giants, a parade followed by children and adults.

the Correfoc: fire show, where demons and dragons spit fire from his mouth. Children get anxious in front, awaiting the arrival of the fire animals, playing for them lollipops, but for adults too lol.

Os Castellers (human castles) very traditional in street festivals, Castellers are the human towers of a 15 meters, this year we have seen the attraction in the Fiesta de Gràcia, they make up competitions between the Castellers groups to see what goes higher and the best group.

The party has numerous free concerts on the main streets and town squares, as in Catalonia Square, Sant Jaume Square and in front of the Magic Fountain.

Another popular event La Merce Festival is the Wine Fair, held in La Barceloneta neighborhood, next to the Old Port of Barcelona. It is a gastronomic fair dedicated to Catalan wines, where you can try different varieties, accompanied with typical Tapas.

Piromusical La Merced, Finally, You can emphasize the Piromusical Festival, one of the most famous celebrations of La Mercè Celebrations, terminating the festival week.

It is an impressive festival of fireworks and lights, Last year we lost this part of the event but this year did not lose and we'll show here for you.

And you also do not miss anything, see the full program.

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