Calella, certified in FAMILY TOURISM, SPORTS TOURISM and CYCLING TOURISM, which hosts a large number of sporting and cultural events, and somewhere to enjoy the nice beach and shopping at the  mall in the center of town.

Calella has been designated European City of Sport 2016
Calella receives this recognition for being a good example of how the sport is a tool for health, social cohesion, education and respect, values promoted by the association ACES.

Calendar of events

What to do in Calella and surroundings

Here is an overview of recreational activities, festivals, sports and culture from which you can also enjoy in Calella during the year, and information from our beaches and surrounding areas.

Calella, moments of happiness

A video of Calella and moments of happiness ...


There will be live music, live performances on the streets, the fashion gateway fixed, static models in stores will then parades, special menus in restaurants, and more ... Do not miss it!

Renaissance 5-6/05/2018

When the Renaissance Fair is on, the town centre is transformed into a series of decorated spaces where all kinds of family activities are held. A large craft market is accompanied by shows, street performances, music, food tastings and kids’ activities.


11 to 13 May 2018

 Come and enjoy this exciting show ...! It is unique ... You can stay in Calella or Lloret, villages surrounding the circuit..

Corpus Christi carpets

Carpets of flowers and altars on the streets of the town centre.

  • Calella: 03/06

  • Tossa de Mar: 31/05



19/05/2018  10:00-12:00  Passeig Manuel Puigvert

06/10/2018  10:00-12:00  Passeig Manuel Puigvert

IRONMAN Barcelona - Calella


IRONMAN 70.3 Barcelona-Calella: 20th May 2018 Typical distances: 1.9 km swim, 90 km cycling and 21.20 km run (half marathon).

IRONMAN Barcelona-Calella: 7th October 2018 Distances: 3.8 km swim, 180 km cycling and 42.2 km run (marathon)

48th BLANES FIREWORKS contest 2018

21/-7 - 26/7

22:30 in the Blanes beach


Calella - Moments of Flowers 26-27/05/2018

As its name suggests,Moments of Flowers is a flower show in some different areas of the city and public and private gardens, that have a special value and, over the years, have witnessed the history of Calella. Spaces that are generally closed and, taking advantage of this event will be open to be admired and enjoyed by all citizens.

Sardana Festival (2-3/06/2018)

When: The first weekend in June


The Calella sardana festival dates back to 1926 and is known as Catalonia’s Ancestral Sardana Festival; the oldest of its kind. Each year, sardana dancers from around the country come to Calella for this unique event, held in the wonderful setting of the Passeig de Manuel Puigvert and the Parc Dalmau, accompanied by the best cobles (sardana bands) in Catalonia.

20th Screamin' Festival 4-10/06/2018

A 50`s Rock n' Roll Holyday Festival

Screamin' combines incredible music, unbelievable top DJs and the sea and sun of Calella. Imagine beach parties all day long and Rockin' music till the wee hours. A week-long vacation that transports you into a relaxed yet wild world of like-minded people from all over the globe.


15th to 17th June 2018

The excitement of seeing the bikes round the circuit is huge .....! You can stay in Calella or Lloret, villages surrounding the circuit.

Local Festivals

Calella has two town festivals, that of Sant Quirze and Santa Julita on the 16th June (patrons of the town) and that of Minerva, on the 23rd September, The festival of patron saints on the 16th June is also known as the “little festival”. People come out to eat in the streets and all of Calella’s various organisations play a very active part in the different events. The Festa Major de la Minerva on the 23rd September is the “big festival”. It has a bit of everything: the call to the festa major, the giants’ parade, the dance of the pubilla (the girl in traditional costume), outdoor bars for the young people, concerts and more.

12th International Festival of folk groups and bands 16-30/06/2018

Bands, music, dance, parade, majorettes from all over Europe come together again in Calella. Undoubtedly, an opportunity to learn about the folklore groups from different countries.


Since ancient times, we welcome the summer solstice with celebrations of fire. We light bonfires the shortest night of the year in honour of the sun and to ward off evil spirits, and it is common to get rid of old furniture and unwanted items as a symbol of life renovation and purification. Saint John's Eve is a magical night where the city dresses in its best to celebrate the official beginning of summer, with fireworks, sparklers and dancing until sunrise.

Calella Film Festival 24/06/18 - 01/07/18

24/06/18 - 01/07/18

When the summer has just begun and the sunlight dazzles the longest days of the year, our city becomes a stage of emerging talent and creative activity. During a whole week the magic of the seventh art is exhibited in all its glory with the Calella Film Festival, one of the essential cultural events of Calella summer that brings us the best quality cinema from all over the world.


Summer nights in Calella - NEC18 06/07-01/09

Here we have a new edition of Summer Nights in Calella, consolidated as a summer reference offer in our city. Once again music, theater, dance, cinema and adults stories fill Friday evenings with the aim of appealing to all likes and to get everyone entertained. With the nice weather it is lovely to take the chance to go out at open-air especially when the sun goes down. If we can enjoy culture and shows close to home, the success of the soiree is assured! Very popular prices or even free so that everyone can enjoy it. Happy Summer Nights to everyone


It is a night to share, where we have dinner in the streets at long tables with neighbours and guests. The usual nightlife is concentrated in the centre and you can hear music everywhere

Calella and Alt Maresme Fair 21-23/09/2018

In the shade of the centenarian plantain trees of the Passeig de Manuel Puigvert, the whole family can enjoy the Calella and Alt Maresme Fair for a few days. Traditions and craft products from all over Catalonia are here for anyone to purchase. It is an unmissable event for those who love ancient traditions and it’s a unique opportunity to fill one’s pantry with high-quality products.

Oktoberfest Calella 29/9-20/10/2018

The festival kicks off with the ceremony of the opening of the barrel in a venue decorated in the purest Bavarian style with furniture specially brought over from Munich and bands from all over Europe playing every night. Some of these bands are made up of more than sixty musicians in traditional costume. When it comes to the beer, on average more than 40,000 litres are drunk during the three weeks of the festival. The very best traditional German cuisine is also on offer, such as bratwurst, kartoffelsalat, schnitzel and much more.

European Choir Festival 24-28/10/2018

European Choir Festival "Canta al Mar"

Enjoy with your choir or as a spectator of this event, relaxing in the Catalan Mediterranean coast! Sun, beach, sea, singing ... A festival of choirs combining culture and fun.