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Talents Jazz a La Pedrera, a unique experience, enjoying La Pedrera at night with live jazz on the roof terrace while contemplating one of the most spectacular views in Barcelona. Talents Jazz includes a free visit to the roof, the attic and the terrace, an emblematic, evocative place that invites you to experience the architecture, the night, the city and the music. These year La Pedrera presents a series of proposals with the most representative talent in jazz made in Barcelona to achieve an unforgettable live soundtrack for enjoying summer nights.
Gastronomy and stars once again take a leading role at the Fabra Observatory in Barcelona's summer nights. An original suggestion that combines scientific dissemination and astronomic observation with gastronomy, at one of the most privileged viewpoints of the city of Barcelona.
After enjoying a menu designed specially for the occasion, a 30 minutes scientific dissemination conference will reveal you the mysteries of the universe and will invite you to discover the museum, through the Noucentist room and the telescope, to the large dome, which preserves original elements. From the dome you will be able to observe distant constellations, stars and a large part of the solar system, with a telescope from 1904. This is one of the largest and oldest telescopes still in use in Europe.
Throughout the summer, most evenings see special cultural and gastronomic activities held at venues around the city. Many modernista spaces, such as La Pedrera and Casa Batlló, host concerts, suppers, drinks and audiovisual shows. In turn, several cultural venues, including Poble Espanyol, CaixaForum and El Born Centre de Cultura i Memoria, open late at least one night a week, allowing you to enjoy their exhibitions and special activities away from the daytime crowds and heat.
Film fans can head to open-air screenings like Sala Montjuïc, which shows movies at the castle on top of Montjuïc, Gandules, an event at the CCCB where the audience sits in deckchairs (gandules in Catalan), and Cosmonits, a whole programme of sci-fi films at CosmoCaixa.
So, if you are looking to enjoy summer nights, Barcelona has a wide range of options for you.
Visit the Casa Amatller from June and September , in a very different way.
Modernist evenings give you the opportunity to enjoy a dramatized visit, to learn about this gem of Puig i Cadafalch, by those who actually lived in the house. You will be able to see the rooms and hear about their everyday life, the chocolate factory, their travels all around the world, their friends, etc.
A visit to learn about the curiosities and the best kept secrets, which will end with a cold beer in the exterior patio of the house.
Under the structure of an emblematic market with iron casting architecture of the 19th century, the archaeological site of 1700 Barcelona is found, which is unique in Europe, along with the old market, the memory of the events of 1714 and exhibitions, all located at El Born Centre Cultural, a new and exceptional historic venue that links three centuries of history.
Epic, exciting, thought-provoking, memorable, unique, open, inclusive, dynamic, integrated, popular and creative – these are just some of the adjectives that define the experience of entering El Born Centre de Cultura i Memòria, whether it be simply passing through on your way somewhere else or staying for a longer visit.
The festival of the Gràcia district is one of the most celebrated festivals during August in Barcelona. It is a popular festival that lasts for several days, with a wide range of activities, such as concerts, workshops and shows. The highlight of the festival is the traditional competition when streets are decorated and compete to achieve first place.
Besides the decorated streets, at the squares you have the option to hear live music, dance and taste typical gastronomy of the city.
If you discover Barcelona on board the Bus Turístic it's already a great experience. Imagine doing it by night! From 2nd June, every day you can board the night bus in Plaza Catalunya to enjoy the way in which the most iconic buildings of the city are illuminated. Departing at 9:30pm, the tour lasts for one hour and a half, allowing you to appreciate Barcelona at its most magical.
The Circuit Festival is the biggest international LGBTIQ+ festival. Created in 2008 by the Matinée Group, each year brings with it over a week of clubbing, leisure activities and holidays that turn Barcelona into the summer's international gay capital. There are a variety of different activities to enjoy, such as pool parties, the Water Park Day, DJ sets and performances by famous artists on the gay scene and club nights. An event which just cannot be missed and which emphasizes the city's commitment to the LGBTIQ+ community.
Sónar is a festival of advanced music and multimedia art. But it's also much more than that: Sónar has become an international benchmark by developing what is essentially music to become an explosion of multimedia language, art and electronica, attracting fans eager for innovation from all over the world in the process.
Over three dates, Sónar by Day (Fira Montjuïc de Barcelona), Sónar by Night (Gran Via de L'Hospitalet) and different venues all over the city, will offer hundreds of activities, including concerts, DJ sessions, screenings, debates, conferences and an abundance of multimedia projects.
This year, to celebrate its 30th anniversary, the Sónar festival will throw a great party with artists such as Bicep, Fever Ray and Laurent Garnier.
During these summer nights, houses, palaces and other unique spaces in the city of Barcelona are opening their doors for you, so that you can enjoy a magical evening and discover all the secrets they hide.