February/March/April

Lent: Carnaval Sitges has Catalunya’s best celebrations.

Easter: Semana Santa (Holy Week) Celebrations at Besalú, Girona and La Pobla de Segur.

April 23: Semana Medieval de Sant Jordi St George is celebrated throughout Catalunya, with a week of exhibitions, dances and medieval music in Montblanc, among other places (wsetmanamedieval.org).

May/June

Throughout May and June: Festival de Jazz In Vic.

First fortnight: Festa de la Lana Annual wool fair in Ripoll.

Third week of May: Fires i Festes de la Santa Creu Processions and music in Figueres.

Corpus Christi (variable): Festa de Corpus Christi Big processions in Sitges, plus the massive Patum festival in Berga.

June 21–23: Festa de Sant Patllari In Camprodon.

June 24: Dia de Sant Joan Celebrated everywhere; watch out for things shutting down for a day on either side.

July/August

Early July to late August: Ripoll International Music Festival Classical music in Ripoll.

Third week: Festa de Santa Cristina At Lloret de Mar.

19: Festa de Sant Magi In Tarragona.

July/early Aug: Festival Internacional de Música In Torroella de Montgrí.

Mid-July to late Aug: Festival Jardins de Cap Roig In Calella de Palafrugell.

Late July to late Aug: Festival de Música de Begur In Begur.

September

8: The Virgin’s Birth celebrated in Cadaqués, Núria and L’Escala, among other towns.

22: Sant Maurici At his ermita in the national park above Espot.

Nearest weekend to 24: Festa de Sant Primuns and Felician At Besalú.

Third week: Mercat de Música Viva festival in Vic.

Third week: Festa de Santa Tecla Human castles (castells) and processions of gegants (giant puppets) in Tarragona.

October

8: Feria de Vielha Annual fair.

Last week: Fires i Festes de Sant Narcis In Girona.

November

1: Sant Ermengol Celebrations in La Seu d’Urgell.

December

Early Dec: Mercat Medieval de Vic Re-creation of a medieval market in Vic.

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