Top festivals in Barcelona

There's no better time than the summer festivals in Barcelona. Eternal days and nights of music, dance and fun outdoors enjoying the best local and international artists.

If you're looking for plans with friends this summer, we recommend you attend one of these festivals in Barcelona: the best of electronic, pop, rock and alternative sounds. Read on to find out all the details!


The music festivals in Barcelona you cannot miss

If you love live music, you must check out these music festivals in Barcelona. Find out about their 2023 line-up, when and where they take place and how to buy tickets.

Primavera Sound Festival

Primavera Sound Barcelona returns this year with a weekend full of concerts with headliners such as Kendrick Lamar, Depeche Mode, Pet Shop Boys, Blur, Skrillex, FKA Twigs, Calvin Harris, Halsey and Rosalía.

The official dates of Primavera Sound Barcelona 2023 are from 29 May to 4 June, although the days before the festival there will be a series of parallel concerts in various venues in the city. As usual, the festival will be held in the Parc del Fòrum, in the Barcelona beach area.

You can buy Primavera Sound tickets on the official website. There are festival passes available from 275€ and day tickets for 125€.

Share Festival

With Quevedo and Bizarrap as headliners, this year's Share Festival promises to be a great show for urban music festival lovers. Dellafuente, Morad, Ptazeta, Saiko and Maikel Delacalle complete the line-up for this festival, which has grown and will be moving to a bigger venue in Barcelona's Parc del Fòrum.

You can buy tickets on the Share Festival website from €64 and up to €99 for a VIP pass which includes an exclusive access area. The festival will be held on the weekend of 9 and 10 June 2023.


One of Barcelona's most iconic music festivals is undoubtedly Sónar, which has been thrilling the city's audiences for 30 years. As always, the festival has a different day and night programme. You can buy tickets online in various categories including the SonarPass (€210) for the whole festival, the Sónar by Day (between €45 and €60) and the Sónar by Night (€80 for one night, €140 for two nights).

The dates for Sónar 2023 will be from 15 to 17 July. Sónar by Day will be held at Fira Montjuïc, while Sónar by Night will be at Fira Gran Via. Bad Gyal, Peggy Gou, Honey Dijon, The Blessed Madonna, Amelie Lens and BICEP live make up the line-up of one of the biggest electronic music festivals in Barcelona.

In addition to the concerts, this year's Sónar programme includes more than 50 parallel activities such as forums, conferences, master classes and technology shows related to music and sound.


The Cruïlla 2023 Festival will return to the Parc del Fòrum from 5 to 8 July with headliners such as Placebo, Franz Ferdinand, Leiva, The Offspring, Sigur Ros and Alt-J.

As every year, the festival has a parallel programme of comedy and art shows. There will also be a food and drink area between concerts. You can attend one night by buying a day ticket (between €25 and €80) or get a weekend ticket, 3-day or 4-day pass (between €125 and €160). Buy tickets on the official website.


Find accommodation in Barcelona

If you are planning to attend one or more of the music festivals in Barcelona this June, July or August, we recommend you stay at Fisa Rentals, the best apartments for rent in Barcelona.

With a location in the most central areas of the city, from our modern apartments you can easily get to to the concert venues in Parc del Fòrum and Fira Gran Via. We have apartments in Gran Via, Rambla Catalunya, Eixample and Les Corts, the best areas to stay in Barcelona!

In your free time, take the opportunity to visit Barcelona's tourist attractions such as Sagrada Familia, Camp Nou, Park Güell or Barceloneta Beach. And after a day at the festival, you can relax with all the comforts of home in your Fisa apartment. Book your stay!


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