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November in Barcelona – Events Calendar

november in barcelona

Although Barcelona might be colder than in high-season months, and not so beach-friendly in November, there are plenty of reasons why spending November in Barcelona is a great idea. Hot chocolate and churros. Delicious panellets and sweet potatoes. Fewer tourists, shorter queues, cheaper prices of accommodation. The temperature which is still milder and more pleasant than in Central and Northern Europe. And of course, the fact that Barcelona never lacks exciting and interesting things to do and see even in colder months.

Tots Sants (All Saints’ Day) and La Castanyada

Celebrated on November 1st, All Saints’s Day is a public holiday when people commemorate the loved ones who are no longer living by visiting cemeteries and leaving floral tributes. Related to this holiday and also celebrated on November 1st is the folkloric festivity called the Castanyada. The Castanyada gathers families to eat together roasted chestnuts (castanyes), sweet potatoes, and mini-treats called paneletts. Avoid the cemeteries, treat yourself with traditional sweets!

The Kills

Listen to the latest album of this great rock band on November 1st at Sala Razzmatazz.

World Press Photo

From November 10th to December 11th, at Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, you have the opportunity to see the best photography work at the annual press photography competition.

Flamenco Barcelona

See passion and tradition on the stage of the City Hall. Throughout November, witness the beauty of traditional Flamenco music, singing, and dancing, all combined into a unique experience. Find more info here

Ping Pong Fridays

Don’t feel like going to a nightclub/bar before 2 am? You could play ping pong from 12 – 2 am at Luz de Gas and win a bottle of champagne. Every Friday!

Barcelona Music Jam

Find jam sessions and comedy every Tuesday and Thursday at Craft Barcelona. Also, feel free to join and take the stage! 

The Voll Damm International Jazz Festival of Barcelona

Throughout the month of November, this well-known festival welcomes both international and local jazz musicians on locations and venues in the city.