NEC 2020 26/06/2020 - 28/08/2020
The NEC is a consolidated festival of Calella summer nights. Taking advantage of a unique and privileged place in the whole region, it offers a very magical experience combining landscape, concerts and gastronomy.Download file
Canta al Mar - European Choir Festival 22/10/2020 - 26/10/2020
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.
Local Festivals Calella 16/06/2020
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 03/10/2020 - 17/10/2020
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.
50th BLANES FIREWORKS contest 23/07/2020 - 26/07/2020
50th International Fireworks Competition of the Costa Brava in Villa de Blanes (Els Focs de Blanes). They take place within the festival in honor of Santa Ana and San Joaquin (July 26), celebrating the largest international fireworks competition in Europe. More than 500,000 people visit this great show to enjoy a few nights of fire.
The fireworks are launched from the rock of Sa Palomera (inside the sea, in the Bay of Blanes). The fires are triggered every day at 22:30 hours, but if you want to get a good place it is advisable to go a little earlier.
This spectacular contest began to be held in 1970. Today it is considered one of the most prestigious fireworks contests in the world. National and international pyrotechnic companies compete to win the Vila de Blanes Trophy and a cash prize.