It’s safe to say that Summer is on our doorstep! The hot weather is here and the city is moving outside! There is no shortage of community events, festivals and activities going on in the city this month. So check out our selection of Everything you Need to Know About June in Barcelona!
World Environment Day (Jun 1st – Jun 5th)
With a goal to raise awareness about important environmental issues, the people of Barcelona will gather at the Columbus statue to sign pledge walls and make donations! Activities include a group beach cleaning, sea bed clean-ups, and informative hiking tours through Montjuïc! Check out everything you need to participate here.
Festival Jardins de Pedralbes (Jun 5th – Jul 15th)
This huge summer concert series is back for another year of entertainment! The festival takes place in the Royal Pedralbes Palace Gardens for 10 tens of jam packed talent! Classic performers like Rufus Wainwright, Michael Bolton, Sting and Art Garfunkel will be gracing the stage! Click here for more info and to buy your tickets!
Summer Nights at La Pedrera (Jun 9th – Sep 9th)
Gaudi’s famous building, La Pedrera is a famous for hosting all kinds of entertainment during the warmer months! The rooftop is the perfect venue for live evening performances! Tickets to the jazz nights include a visit and tour of the famous building as well as a drink during the show! Book your tickets and get more info here!
MotoGP 2017 Barcelona (Jun 9th – Jun 11th)
The exciting Motorcycling World Championship is coming to the Montmeló racetrack in Barcelona! Presenting categories in MotoGP, MotoGP2 and MotoGP3 will be racing for the Catalan World titles! Over 100,000 racing fans are expected to arrive at the track during these 3 days of loud, thrilling competition! Get your tickets and more info now!
Gallery of Ideas Provoke (Jun 15th)
Gallery of Ideas is an amazing group that brings creative and unique minds together to discuss and present new and different ways of thinking, living, and seeing he world. This time, the theme is Provoke. 7 speakers with present a in talks aimed at provoking change and thought in this modern world. Get more info about how to attend the event here!
Corpus Christi 2017 Barcelona (Jun 15th unconfirmed)
The Corpus Christi festival is really important in Spain, and Barcelona always organises events in the days surround the actual religious festival day. The dates seem unconfirmed almost everywhere we look, but around June 15 the city should start waking up! Expect parades and community events to take over the streets of the city centre! To keep up on any updates, check here.
Gin Route BCN (Jun 16th)
Barcelona’s first Gin Route is will happen this summer! For 40€, attendees will take a tour to 4 lesser-known “speak-easy” style gin bars where they will get the chance to sample several different gin types and tapas! To sign up and to get more info, click here!
Extreme Barcelona Sports Festival (Jun 17th- 18th)
The Best in BMX, inline, Motocross, Wakeboard, Water skiing, Skateboarding and more are heading to Barcelona this June! This festival is amazing for extreme sports nuts who love to watch and participate in fun extreme activities and events! Get more info here!
Festa Major de la Ribera 2017 (Jun 29th)
Officially called the Festa Major Casc Antic dels Barris de Sant Pere, Santa Caterina i La Ribera, this is a local festival of Barcelona’s El Born district (La Ribera). Celebrating the culture and community with street fests, concerts and activities for the people to enjoy! View the full programme here!
RockFest Barcelona (Jun 30th – Jul 2nd)
The 4th edition of Barcelona’s heavy metal rock festival is returning to Barcelona! Expect the likes of Aerosmith, Alice Cooper, Avantasia, Running wild, Angelus Apatrida, Black Star Riders and many more to be performing on stage! Check out the event information and get your tickets here!