June in Barcelona - Between parties and the beach

June in Barcelona - Between parties and the beach
June in Barcelona - Between parties and the beach

In Barcelona in June, first baths It will have already started, but for many travelers it is the beginning of a hot summer.

Days of relaxation, ice cold beer, and blazing sun are in full swing for us locals, but what about travelers jittery before departure and their sketchy itineraries?

The good news is that it is a great month to visit the city; The best news is that I have created the ultimate guide for you to have a great time in one of the classic vacation destinations. In Europe.

Welcome to Barcelona in June.

Why Barcelona in June?

It goes without saying that there is fun in Barcelona all year round.

Aside from the tourists, I'm not sure there's anything better than having an ice cold beer while the sun caresses your tan with views of the Mediterranean on one of the best beaches in Barcelona.

This is the energy of the city: the squares full of locals who laugh at the olives and the Vermouth, picnics overlooking the Bunkers, club nights They rise to another level.

Then organize the biggest party in Spain and some biggest music festivals year.

You couldn't have picked a better month.

Advice before your departure

Before telling you where to go remember that we are talking about high season.

In June, the lines for some of Barcelona's biggest attractions are huge, be sure to buy your tickets in advance online so you don't cut the tailsbut also get up 15% off at the entrances.

For a successful June break, be sure to also find the best place to stay in Barcelona according to your needs, whether you are looking for a hostel or a holiday apartment.

Also, be sure to get a discounted all-inclusive transportation card to save time and money. To maximize your time in the sun, see much more of the city, and burn off all the calories from tapas, you should also consider renting a bike.

The most popular discount card

For any pretty decent route, people go for Barcelona city pass.

First of all, it allows you to book everything online. It's also a blessing that allows you to skip the long and painful lines in June at Sagrada Familia and Park Güell, for the best airport transfer (with WiFi!). 'Aerobus, and have 20% off in almost all.

More information by clicking on the banner below:

Get ready for the Barcelona weather in June

The weather in Barcelona during June is reduced to heat and sun.

The beginning of June begins with average temperatures between 20-22 ° C with a constant increase towards 23-25 ​​° C; the average maximum for the month is 25 ° C.

I suggest you pack a light suitcase: flip-flops, t-shirts, shorts, a light jacket and a nice outfit if you are looking to go to one of the best nightclubs in Barcelona or have dinner in one of the best restaurants in the city. .

June parties in Barcelona

Primavera Sound

The most famous indie rock festival of Spain is naturally in Barcelona.

The first edition was played in front of 8000 people in 2001 in the famous Poble Espanyol, but it quickly replaced its old house and is now located by the sea in Forum Park. More than 190 people attended last year.

Discover an excellent mix ofemerging artists and groups already established en various scenes. Les invités précédents incluyen: Pixies, Arcade Fire, Queens of the Stone Age, The National, The White Stripes, Nine Inch Nails, Neil Young, Sonic Youth, Portishead y Public Enemy.

Primavera Sound 2020 comprendió: Massive Attack, Pavement, Tyler The Creator, Little Simz, Young Thug, Mavis Staples, Bad Bunny, Bad Gyal, The Strokes, Kacey Musgraves, Beck y más encore.

Prices: full tickets € 215,00, day tickets not yet available.

Dates: June 3-7.

More information about Primavera Sound 2020.


Happy fans electronic music It is convenient to be aware of this monumental festival.

It began in 1994 as a three-day festival of electronic and advanced music, and has grown exponentially since its humble beginnings: with Participants of 115 out of 101 countries in 2016.

From the SonarClub with capacity for 15 people to its multiple outdoor sites and its comfortable electric tents, you have many options to choose from.

Sonar 2020 marks the 27th anniversary of the festival and counts among its artists: Aj Tracey, The Black Madonna, Eric Prydz, Arca, Carlo Cox, The Chemical Brothers, Dave, Laurent Garnier, Richie Hawtin, Mura Masa and many more.

Dates: June 18-20.

Price: € 125,00 (2 nights) - € 290,00 (VIP Pass).

More information Sonar 2020.

off Sonar

A refuge for those who don't try to spend tons, but I want dance all the same.

Off Sonar events take place throughout Sonar, and even a day later (June 18-21) - many top DJs during the festival end up playing small clubs and after the party often advertised In the last minute.

Among the Off Sonar events for 2020, keep an eye out for one of the events held at the Monastery / Poble Espanyol, called Detroit Love (June 18 from 16:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.).

There are seven nights in total (and more to come) that can be found here.

The biggest club in Barcelona, ​​the famous Razzmatazz, is one of the best. See also the events in Terrrazza for more club options.

Brunch in the park / city

What to do in Barcelona in June? The locals swear by this Sunday afternoon electronic party picnic.

Spend a lazy weekend in the sun on Barcelona's historic Montjuic hill, turn up some speakers and beer tents and start. East outdoor party Give the welcome International DJs, excellent gastronomy and a great picnic area.

The concept? Dance from 13 to 22 hours without stopping!

The festival takes place from March 1 to June 14 in the famous Poble Espanyol, in the Parc del Forum or even in the Nou Barris and will end up taking place in Montjuic (dates to be defined).

For Brunch in the City, a first event has been announced for June 7 with a Brunch on the beach.

For the 2019 edition of Brunch in the Park, so far only one event has been announced: Marco Carola and Paco Osuna on June 30 at the Jardins de Joan Brossa.

Price: € 15,00 (in advance).

Dates: March 1 to June 14, 2020.

For more information on the event, click here.

Barcelona gay pride

There are also those who might be interested in another world-class festival like Barcelona Gay Pride. This event, dedicated this year to the world of sport and fight discrimination of LGBT in this sector, combines sexual transgression and fashionable music.

Last year, more than People 200Gay and straight, he attended Barcelona's many Gay Pride festivities: fairgrounds, outdoor foam party, concerts with international DJs, drag queen galas and more.

This year the Parade will take place on 26 and 27 of June of 2019 in different parts of the city, to get an overview of the program, visit the official website at the link above.

More information about Gay Pride in Barcelona.

You can also read our article on gay clubs in Barcelona

The party of San Juan

Still don't know what to do in Barcelona in June? It's probably beyond hope if you don't like this:

The largest outdoor party in Spain takes place on the night of 23 2020 June .

The San Juan's bonfires (The Bonfires of Saint John) have their roots in the traditions of the summer solstice of antiquity: the fires were turned on for fend off evil spirits who roamed freely when the sun went down.

Today these bonfires have found their way to the beach and turned into all kinds of firecrackers and malice. Hundreds of thousands of people are on the beaches of Barcelona and it is not uncommon to do so party all night.

Young and old hold a version of the bottle: a kind of street party where everyone brings bottles of liquor, ice cream, blenders, plastic cups and lemon to drink in summer.

From the beach you will see Fireworks Until dawn, the chiringuitos (beach bars) stay open, and you're sure to meet a ton of people and maybe even bring a night bath.

Attention! Don't leave your bags unattended on the beach because pickpockets will be more present during San Juan.

There is also usually an electronic music party in the Forum Park with a free entry until 3 am.

You will be glad to know that the subway runs all night.

The Motorcycle Grand Prix of Catalonia

Motorsports fans! June in Barcelona hosts an event MotoGP à Montmelo.

This year's version takes place on 4 7 in June and tickets start at € 45,00 each. The track itself is about 25 km northeast of the city, but can be easily reached by car, train or bus.

Sagalés has a shuttle from Estació del Nord.

The best viewpoints for the race can be found at the seating area: For more information about MotoGP Catalunya MotoGP 2019 tickets, check the official MotoGP website.

Magic Nights at Casa Batlló

For those looking for something romantic during their holidays in Barcelona, ​​I suggest you discover the concert series Magical nights on the dragon-shaped roof of the epic Casa Batlló.

With admission, you'll have art, live music from various eclectic bands, and two drinks.

The ticket costs € 39,00 and the dates of the 2020 version are not yet known.

Concerts in Barcelona in June

Pedralbes Gardens Festival

We really can't go wrong with the classic Pedralbes Gardens Festival. This festival of several nights of concerts from June 5 to July 15 in the magnificent Royal Palace It has been around for 7 years.

The artists confirmed for the moment in June are: James Blunt (June 11), Patti Smith and band (June 18), Madness (June 28) and more.

Price: from € 18,00.

For tickets for the Festival Jardins Pedralbes 2020, click here.

Other concerts in June

Also on the agenda for the month of June 2020 in Barcelona: Camila Cabello (June 30), Paul McCartney (June 17) and more.

For more information on Barcelona concerts, click here.

Night club events

If last year in June to keep us company on sleepless nights there were DJs like Steve Aoki, Luciano, Carl Cox and Paul Kalkbrenner, this 2020 will not be left out, and as always there will be dancing until early in the morning in some of the best Barcelona clubs.

We don't have the full list of nightclub events for June 2020 yet. We will update this part as the month approaches.

More events in Barcelona in June

Popular parties

Summer in Barcelona means the inevitable arrival of festes populars (“neighborhood parties”).

In June the festivities begin in the picturesque Born district, where you can see numerous Catalan cultural events such as the correfoc (a kind of parade of fire-breathing dragons), the dance giants and a whole series of concerts in the beautiful places region of.

La Old Town Festival It is the place to visit, dates to be confirmed for 2020.

More information click here.

Soccer Legends Charity Match

What could be more summery than a good soccer game?

Sports fans who want to attend a match at the legendary Camp Nou football stadium have found their event: usually in June, Barcelona hosts an epic solidarity match with former players from another European team.

Information for the 2020 version is not yet known.

Price: € 10,00 - € 21,00

You can buy your tickets by clicking here.

Castle Nights Festival

The Castle of Montjuic celebrates the Nits del Castell festival. On this occasion the entrance is free as well as activities from 20 pm to midnight.

There will be an area with food trucks and a shuttle start-up at the end of the events for Plaça d'Espanya.

The 2020 program has yet to be announced.

Come discuss in the comments below.

I plan to add to this list of events in June in Barcelona as we go along; if i missed anything be sure to keep me posted in the comments below.

And as always, if you have any planning problems, don't hesitate to tell me about your vacation in Barcelona! There are no dumb questions!

Also, don't be afraid to join the discussion of events in Barcelona on my new Facebook group called “For City Lovers”. Here you can ask questions, voice your complaints, chat with other travelers and more - anything goes!

add a comment of June in Barcelona - Between parties and the beach
Comment sent successfully! We will review it in the next few hours.