Many people claim La Merce shows the ‘soul of the city’. This is when Barcelona truly comes alive with a mix of festivals, parades, free concerts and 4 days of great parties with an overall amazing vibe! There’s so much to do, it’s hard to take it all in, so check out the top 5 best spots to hit up during the fiesta.
1: Opening Ceremonies-Thursday September 23rd (evening) in Plaza St. Jaume
2: Human Tower Day-Friday September 24th, Plaza St. Jaume (Definitely a must see)
3: International Fireworks Festival-Every evening (23-Canada, 24-France, 25-Valencia)
4: BAM (Barcelona Musical Action)- There’s stages all around the city especially in the old city in: Plaza St. Jaume, Plaza Real & Plaza Del Pi. This year features some amazing artists including: Goldfrapp, Belle and Sebastian, Surfing Sirles and many more. They’re free and totally worth hitting up!
5: The Park Of Light-Parc Ciutadella hosts Night shows!