5 music festivals in Barcelona that you don´t want to miss in 2016

5 music festivals in Barcelona that you don´t want to miss in 2016

It is better that you start now to save money for the future music festivals in Barcelona that will take place during the Spring / Summer time. The date of the desired festival will arrive before you realise and you want to be ready for it. That´s why we have made a list of the best festivals in Barcelona during 2016.

Primavera Sound Festival 2016

Primavera Sound Festival 2016

From 1st to 5th June will take place Primavera Sound, one the best Spanish Independent Music Festivals, at Parc del Forum

The line up this year is so strong that the full tickets and the day tickets for Friday were sold out at the beggining of February.  The most remarkable about this year is again the diversity and eclecticsm of the bands, as Radiohead, PJ Harvey or the Spanish rumba group Los Chichos will share event. So if you don´t have your ticket yet, you should go straight to ticketmaster to get as soon as possible.

Hightligts of Thursday, June 2nd: Cass McCombs, Battles, Thee Oh Sees, Nothing Places & Explosions in the Sky.

Hightligts of Thursday, June 3rd: Animal Collective, Beach House, Beirut, Shellac, Radiohead, Tortoise & Viva Belgrado.

Hightligts of Thursday, June 4th: Deerhunter, Los Chichos, Moderat, Pxxr Gvng, Sigur Ros & Pj Harvey.

How to get:

Bus: 43, 7, 36,141, 41, N6 y N7

Metro: <L4> Maresme Forum

Address: Plaça del Fòrum, 1

Price Day ticket: 80€ (solo quedan para el jueves y sábado).

Sonar 2016

Sonar 2016

From 16th to 18th June, Barcelona will host again one of the best electronic and experimental music festivals worldwide. Sonar 2016 has the peculiarity of being held in two different locations during the day and night. Fira Barcelona Montjuic will host the Sonar by day and Fira Barcelona Gran Vía will host Sonar by night.

Hightligts of Thursday, June 16th: (Day) – Kinda Midas Sound & Fennesz, Jamie Woon and Nicola Cruz.

Hightligts of Thursday, June 17th: (Day) – Roots Manuva, John Grant & Dawn of Midi. (Night) – James Blake, John Talabot, Four Tet, Richie Hawtin & Jean Michel Jarre.

Hightligts of Thursday, June 18th: (Day) – Ivy Lab, Nozinja & Howling. (Night) – Fatboy Slim, New Order, Nuva Masa, Laurent Garnier (7h set) & Santigold.

Sonar by day (Fira Montjuïc):

How to get:

Bus:  D20, H12, H16, V7, 13, 23, 27, 37, 46, 50, 65, 79, 91, 109, 150 & 165

Metro: Plaza Espanya <L1> & <L3>

Address: Avinguda Rius i Taulet, s/n

Day ticket price: 54€


Sonary by day: from 13:00 to 23:00

Sonar by night (Fira Gran Vía): 9pm – 6am

How to get:

Bus: H12, V3, 37, 46, 65, 79, 109, 125, N1, N15, N16 N17

Metro: Fira – <L1> <L3> & <L5>

Train: Europa Fira –  Línea L8, Línea S33, Línea S4, Línea S8, Línea R5, R50, Línea R6, R60

Address: Av. Joan Carles I (esquina Botánica)

Day ticket: 72€

2 nights ticket (June 17 18): 125€

Full ticket: 180€

Cruilla 2016

Cruilla 2016

Destacado del viernes 9 de julio The summer festival will take place on 8th, 9th and 10th July at Parc del Forum

Highlight Friday, July 9th: Damien Rice, Bunbury, Love of Lestivan & Zoo.

Hightlisgts June, 10th: Alabama Shake, Vetusta Morla, Fermin Muguruza, 091 & Ana Tijoux.

How to get:

Bus: 43, 7, 36,141, 41, N6 y N7

Metro: <L4> Maresme Forum

Address: Plaça del Fòrum, 1

Full day ticket: 80€ (+ booking fee).

Day ticket (Friday and Saturday): 50€ (+ booking fee)

Beach Festival 2016

barcelona beach festival 2016

Festival 2016 will be held next 16th July in Platja de la Pau

Some of the names: David Guetta, Martin Garrix, Nicky Romero, Dj Nano, Brian Cross & Hardwell.

How to get:

Bus: 43, 7, 36,141, 41, N6 & N7

Metro: <L4> Maresme Forum

Address: Plaça del Fòrum, 1

Day ticket: From 67,5€.

Circuit Festival 2016

Circuit Festival 2016 - Gay


From 2nd to 14th August, Circuit festival will be held in Barcelona the for gays and lesbians 

The festival attracts more than 70,000 gays and lesbians from all over Europe each year. Events include spectacular parties with international DJs, pool parties and a full day in one of the largest water parks in Europe with 14,000 partygoers.

Other interesting festivals: Vida Festival, Dgtl 2016, Festival Grec & Mutek.


If you are looking for a hotel in Barcelona for any of this festivals, check availability in our booking system.

Benefit from a discount during your stay for any of these festivals with the following codes:

Primavera Sound: PRIMAVERA (minimum stay 3 nights)

Sónar: SONAR (minimum stay 3 nights)

Cruilla: CRUILLA (minimum stay 2 nights)

Beach Festival: BEACH (minimum stay 2 nights)

Circuit: CIRCUIT (minimum stay 3 nights)

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