Traditional markets, historical fairs and independent design markets, these are the Christmas markets in Barcelona that you can’t miss.
If you are looking for original gifts you want to add or renew some character of your manger to get a Christmas tree to buy the characteristic Nadal’s uncle or simply enjoy the Christmas atmosphere don’t miss out on these must-see quotes from Christmas in Barcelona . During the month of December, Barcelona is full of markets, some are recurring fairs others are independent markets that have become over the years in reference appointments.
The best Christmas Markets in Barcelona, December 2022
Since 2009 Festivalet brings together in one place a selection of the best national and international designers and artisans. An annual edition in December that has become a Christmas tradition for thousands of people in Barcelona. A Crafts and Independent Design Festival to buy directly from the creators proximity products that this year will take place in the old textile factory of Fabra i Coats in the neighborhood of Sant Andreu. A historic space of the city, built in the early twentieth century.
Dates: December 17 and 18
Lugar: Fabra i Coats C/San Adrià 20, Barcelona
Opening hours: from 10:00 to 20:00
More info: festivalet.com
Design Market at DHUB
With more than 100 selected exhibitors, the Design Market Barcelona is a reference appointment for every design enthusiast who wants to meet new artists and get original gifts.
At the market, which will take place at the Barcelona Design Museum, you can find objects for the home and the person, fashion and accessories, contemporary jewelry, publications, graphic elements, furniture, illustration, lighting, games, art and crafts.
Dates: December 16 to 18
Hours: Friday 16/12: from 3 to 9 p.m. – Saturday 17/12: from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. – Sunday 18/12: from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Lugar: Disseny Hub Barcelona (Pl. de les Glòries, 37-38. Barcelona)
More info: www.fad.cat/design-market-barcelona
Traditional Christmas Fairs and Markets in Barcelona:
Fira de Santa Llúcia
It is the Christmas fair of reference in Barcelona a historical date that begins in the year 1786.
At the Fira de Santa Llúcia we will find Nativity Scenes and figures for our crib, a large selection of natural or artificial trees, moss and “tiós”, as well as handicraft accessories, decorative objects and zambombas. Just a stroll through the stalls of the Fira de Santa Llúcia and you begin to breathe the Christmas spirit.
Dates: until December 23, 2022
Opening hours: from 10:00 – 21:00
Location: Avenida de la Catedral, Barcelona
More info: firadesantallucia.cat
FIRA REIS GRAN VÍA
As a tradition, every Christmas the stretch of Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes between Muntaner and Càlabria is full of stalls: sweets, chocolate, sweets, churros, handicrafts and various proposals perfect for buying a gift.
A fair with 60 years of history and 140 stalls with options for everyone. There will also be several activities for the whole family to enjoy the Christmas spirit.
Dates: until January 6, 2023
Location: Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes between Muntaner and Càlabria.
More info: firareisgranviabcn.com
HOLY FAMILY CHRISTMAS FAIR
During these dates the Plaza de la Sagrada Familia becomes the stage for the Eixample’s most traditional Christmas market .
This fair was born in the 60’s and it is an institution, here we can find stands of Christmas fir trees and garnishes, nativity scenes and figurines, gifts and artisan food products such as nougat, cheese and sausages.
This year, the fair has a total of 72 stands and several complementary Christmas activities, such as a children’s workshop of Christmas decorations, a workshop of bracelets and badges, the exhibition ‘Christmas: time travel’, games and various shows, a meeting to make Tió shit and even a manger 2.0. Discover the whole program.
Dates: Until December 23
Hours: from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm, Saturdays and holiday eves until 10:00 pm.
Place: Plaza de la Sagrada Familia, Barcelona
More info: barcelona.cat/feria-de-navidad-sagrada-familia
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