One of the most important events at the city is the Epiphany parade in Barcelona, a tradition that Catalonia shares with the rest of Spain. It is a good idea yo visit Barcelona during 3 King festivity, to enjoy the very famous parade and other activities related. If you plan to come to Barcelona for 3 Kings festivity, you may be interested in accommodation in apartments in Barcelona.

The main event for ending Christmas in Barcelona is the traditional Epiphany parade, that takes place on January 5th afternoon, starting at Portal de la Pau at 5 pm and ending at Montjuic at 9 pm. It is a very colorful, festive and joyful event, where thousands of people, either adults and children gather all along the route, willing to catch some of the candies that the 3 kings and their procession, full of dancers and carriages, throw to the crowd. After the parade, families go back home and kids find all the gifts that 3 Kings brought them.

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3 Kings parade in Barcelona. Photo by LaguneXXX, from Flickr

Among all the traditional christmas street market in Barcelona, we highlight the 3 Kings Fair at Gran Vía, from december 17th to January5th, that takes place at Gran Vía avenue, between streets Entença and Muntaner. At 3 Kings Fair in Barcelona you’ll find more than 310 stands selling toys, CDs and a traditional candy, the sugar coal, that the usual gifts that children receive from 3 Kings on January 6th.

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Traditional candy “Sugar Coal”

Another activity to do in Barcelona during 3 Kings festivity is to go shopping during winter sales in Barcelona, that usually begin a day after 3 Kings holiday, on January 7th. If you’d like to go shopping, check this shopping route in Barcelona.

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