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SEMANA SANTA 2019 BARCELONA: WHAT TO DO

If you find yourself in Barcelona this week, you might be wondering what to do with yourself since most of your friends and family have bolted town for vacation time elsewhere. Don’t worry! As is always the case in the Catalan capital, there is always something to do to keep you busy!

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We’ve got some events going on during Holy Week 2019 that might interest you. Here they are:

  1. Barcelona Flower & Garden Show: De Flor en Flor
    • Where: Poble Espanyol; Moll d’Espanya, 5
    • When: April 19-22nd
    • Times: 11:00-19:00
    • Cost: Included in price of admission to Poble Espanyol; 6,30€
  2. Downtown Market Barcelona
    • Where: Maremàgnum; Moll d’Espanya, 5
    • When: April 20-21st
    • Times: 12:00-21:00
    • Cost: FREE
  3. BCN Film Fest
    • Where: CINES VERDI (C/ Verdi 32); FILMOTECA DE CATALUNYA (Plaça de Salvador Seguí); CAIXAFORUM (Av. Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, 6-8)
    • When: April 22-30th
    • Times: Depends on the day (for the full program, click here)
    • Cost: 2,90€; 8,90€ for Inauguration film; 5,90€ for Closing film
  4. “El dibuix de temps’ at Castell de Montjuïc
    • Where: Castell de Montjuïc
    • When: April 18-22nd
    • Times: 13:00 and 16:30
    • Cost: 12€ online; limited number of tickets (in Catalan only)
  5. Furia Queer
    • Where: Sidecar Factory Club; Plaça Reial 7
    • When: April 21st
    • Times: 22:00-6:00
    • Cost: 7€ online
  6. Max Beckmann
    • Where: CaixaForum; Avinguda Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, 6-8
    • When: April 17th-May 26th
    • Times: 10:00-20:00
    • Cost: 5€
  7. Tintín y La Luna
    • Where: CosmoCaixa Barcelona; Carrer d’Isaac Newton, 26
    • When: April 17th-May 26th
    • Times: 10:00-20:00
    • Cost: 2,50€ online
  8. The Meet Vincent Van Gogh Experience
    • Where: Port Vell; Pla de Miquel Tarradell
    • When: March 14th-June 2nd
    • Times: 10:00-20:00; passes are time-designated
    • Cost: 13€
  9. Easter Egg Hunt at Granja d’Aventura Park (and other activities)
    • Where: Granja d’Aventura Park; Camí Ral de Suro, Finca Número 2
    • When: April 13-21st
    • Times: Depends on the day and activity
    • Cost: Free for children under 3; 10,90€ for children aged 5-12 and adults over 65; 12,90€ for adults

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Holy Week Processions

  • Silent Procession of Badalona
    • Where: Esglesia de St. Maria; Carrer del Temple, 4 (Badalona)
    • When: April 18, 2019
    • Schedule: 21:00
    • Route:
      Església de Santa Maria
      Plaça Barbarà
      Carrer de la Costa
      Plaça Constitució
      Carrer Barcelona
      Carrer Rector
      Carrer Santa Bàrbara
      Plaça Alcalde Xifré
      Carrer de la Creu
      Carrer Francesc Layret
      Carrer del Temple
  • Holy Friday Procession of Barcelona: Procesión de Jesús del Gran Poder y la Esperanza Macarena
    • Where: Parroquia de Sant Agustí; Plaza Sant Agustí, 2
    • When: April 19, 2019
    • Schedule: 17:00-23:00
    • Route:
      17.00 Pl. Sant Agustí
      17.15 Hospital
      17.30 Pla de la Boqueria
      17.45 La Rambla
      18.30 Santa Anna
      19.00 Av. Portal de l’Àngel
      19.30 Arcs
      20.00 Av. Catedral
      20.30 Trobada
      20.30 Boters
      21.15 Carrer del Pi
      21.30 Pl. del Pi
      21.45 Cardenal Casañas
      22.00 Pl. de la Boqueria
      22.15 Hospital
      22.30 Pl. Sant Agustí
      23.00 Entrada paso de la Virgen
  • Holy Friday Procession of Barcelona: Procesión del Sant Crist de la Bona Mort
    • Where: Parroquia de Santa Anna; Carrer de Santa Anna, 29
    • When: April 19, 2019
    • Schedule: 18:30 h – 22:00
    • Route:
      18:30 Parroquia de Santa Anna
      19:00 Carrer Santa Ana
      19:10 Portal de l’Àngel
      19:20 Carrer Portaferrisa
      19:30 Carrer Petritxol
      19:45 Pl. del Pi
      20:00 Carrer de la Palla
      20:30 Pla de la Seu (joins the Parroquia de Sant Jaume Procession at 21:00 Carrer Bisbe)
  • Holy Friday Procession of Barcelona: Procesión de la Virgen de las Angustias
    • Where: Parroquia de Sant Jaume; Carrer Ferran, 28
    • When: April 19, 2019
    • Schedule: 18:30-22:30
    • Route:
      18:30 Parroquia de Sant Jaume
      19:00 Ramblas
      19:45 Plaza del Pi
      20:30 Avinguda de la Catedral
      21:00 Carrer Bisbe (joined by Parroquia de Santa Anna procession)
      22:00 Plaza de Sant Jaume
      22:30 Parroquia de Sant Jaume
  • 15+1 of L’Hospitalet de Llobregat
    • Where:
    • When: April 19, 2019
    • Schedule: 20:30-24:00
    • Route:
      Carrer del Molí
      Avinguda de la Electricitat
      Carrer Hierbabuena
      Carrer dels Naranjos
      Avinguda de Severo Ochoa
      Lateral de la Avinguda de Isabel la Catòlica
      Plaça de Eivissa
      Carrer de Vineròs
      Lateral de la Avinguda de Severo Ochoa
      Carrer de Marcel.lí Esquius
      Carrer del Molí
For more info on the processions, click here.

 

Whatever you end up deciding to do, we hope you enjoy Holy Week in Barcelona!

 

By EMILY BENSON

Photos by ISABEL TROYA

 

Check out @carrersbcn‘s photos on Instagram!

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