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 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

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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

XlX Festival Classical Music Santa Florentina in Castell Jalpí (Arenys de Munt) 07/08 - 24/08/2018

Careful music program is one of the reasons for the rapid consolidation of the Festival. This is selected with the utmost rigor, choosing the best artists, both nationally and internationally.

The philosophy of the Festival is to support young artists, who have demonstrated their projection winning international competitions, along with singers, soloists and orchestras of international renown.


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

Catalunya Open Dards International

08/09/18  Fàbrica LLobet

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.

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.

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.


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

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

IRONMAN Barcelona - Calella


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


IRONMAN 70.3 Barcelona-Calella: 19th May 2019 Typical distances: 1.9 km swim, 90 km cycling and 21.20 km run (half marathon).

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.