June in Barcelona – Events Calendar
Barcelona is a place to be in June. The weather is getting hotter and hotter, but it’s not only the weather. From the risque and erotic Burlesque Festival, to the top music festival such as Primavera and Sonar, from the celebrations of the public holiday Sant Joan on the beaches to dining at the Observatory, if you visit Barcelona in June, you’re about to get your dose of summer fun, superb music performances, delicious food and fiestas. We present you our favorite June events in Barcelona.
Primavera Sound Festival
Primavera Sound, Barcelona’s biggest festival is growing and becoming known as one of the festivals with finest and hottest headline in Europe. Radiohead, PJ Harvey, Sigur Ros, Tame Impala, Moderat, Pusha T, Air, and The Last Shadow Puppets are some of the names performing from 1st to 5th of June at Parc del Forum.
Barcelona’s Burlesque Festival
From the 1st to 12th of June, Barca hosts one of the top burlesque festivals. Started six years ago, this year’s event will present Miss Scarlett Martini, on of the best performers and a true artist of seduction. This glamorous and extravagant festival takes place at El Molino.
Palo Alto Market: Beach Market
Palo Alto Market, a hip and stylish market located in Poblenou neighborhood, showcases the finest food, design, and fashion. The Beach edition, on the 4th and 5th of June, also brings workshops and live music performances.
Barcelona Second Hand Market, all for 1 €
On the 5th of June, head to the Barcelona Second Hand Market and spend a euro well. Buy clothes, books, magazines, and toys which all have the same price – only 1 euro! The address is Ovella Negra Poblenou C/ Zamora 78
Tast a la Rambla
From 9th to 12th June, La Rambla (just around the corner if you stay at The Hipstel)street will present the best tapas and appetizers made by 50 restaurants in Barcelona. The gastronomy week will satisfy your taste buds and fill your stomachs with delicious food, but there’s more: this year you will have the opportunity to see live cooking sessions and participate in workshops.
Sopars amb estrelles Beginning on the 10th of June, the event takes place whole summer, from Tuesday to Sunday at the Fabra Observatory, where you can have a dinner and gaze at the stars. Just don’t forget to make a reservation!
Every year in June, Barcelona becomes the biggest club in the world during the three-day electronic music festival Sonar. This year’s Sonar, happening from 16th to 18th of June will give you the opportunity to party with Boys Noize, Richie Hawtin, Ben Klock, John Talabot and many many more. The festival is divided into two parts: Sonar by Day and Sonar by Night.
Imagin Extreme Barcelona
Good news for all extreme sports fans! The Imagin Extreme Barcelona action sports and urban lifestyle festival takes place on 18th and 19th of June at Parc del Forum, and features skateboard, BMX, wakeboard, scooter, inline and longboard experts.
You got to love public holidays in Barcelona. The celebrations of Sant Joan start on the night of 23rd of June and continue the next day. The shortest night of the year is celebrated with fireworks, and includes sangria, beer, and beach parties.
Piknic Electronik Barcelona
Every Sunday from the 28th of June to the 20th of September, Barcelona’s weekly electronic music festival is held. Piknic Electronik, a combination of the finest electronic music and afternoon picnic, takes place on the hillside of Montjuïc.