Festivals in Barcelona, 2015!
What’s up boys and girls! It’s time for a new blog, this one is a little different from my other ones. Except for the topic of course. I know how much you guys love partying, so I’m sticking to that! That’s why this blog is all about where to party in Barcelona in 2015!! However, usually I make a blog that is either more appealing to the gay community, or to the straight community…
But what kind of a person am I to make that distinction? I SHOULDN’T! And that’s why I am writing this blog for both of you. For both of us. “Insert equality monologue here”. This is going to be an amazing blog about where the totes amazeballin’ parties / festivals are at. I like to party. You like to party. Therefore we like to party! (I’ve always been a star in Mathematics). No matter if you’re gay or straight. You’ll love ALL of them. So I’ll tell you what’s definitely worth your black-outs. I’ll try to keep it as close to this date as possible, but it might happen every now and then that I HAVE to tell you guys about that sick-ass festival in the future. But don’t worry, everything will be this year (sorry Three Kings, I was too late.).
So, Barcelona, where do we party in 2015? What are we supposed to do? Well first of all, let me share you all the dates of all the holidays this year. Might be useful, I guess;
(Bee Tee Dubs, everytime I see this list I am jealous of how many holidays there are here in Spain. There’s just so much room for partying in Barcelona! Dayuuuummm..)
- New Year’s Day (Any Nou): 1 Jan
- Three Kings (Reis Mags): 6 Jan
- Good Friday (Divendres Sant)
- Easter Monday (Dilluns de Pasqua)
- May (Labour) Day (Festa del Treball): 1 May
- Mon after Whitsun (Segona Pascua): 1 June
- Sant Joan: 24 June
- Verge de l’Assumpció: 15 Aug
- Catalan National Day (Diada de Catalunya): 11 Sept
- La Mercè: 24 Sept
- All Saints’ Day (Tots Sants): 1 Nov
- Constitution Day (Día de la Constitución): 6 Dec
- La Immaculada: 8 Dec
- Christmas Day (Nadal): 25 Dec
- Boxing Day (Sant Esteve): 26 Dec
Sooooo, I could actually find a party / festival for you in 2015 that is on any of these holidays, but that’s no fun. The best parties are the ones where you have to go hangover as fuck to your job the next morning. (Especially when they serve you some sort of celebratory food because one of your 60 year old colleagues became a grandmother for the 7th time.) And God, how the hell do you say to her that that kid actually looks like you want to throw up? Because obviously it is not because of the booze. It never is. Hint; Tell her the baby is going to have an awesome personality! Yes I am here to help you out on any fronts. I’ll be thinking of you when you’ve had too much to drink. I’ll just tell you where the next party is at! ‘Cause we all know the best hangover cure; more booze.
Enough chit-chat. Let’s get down to business. I’ll tell you where the amazing parties / festivals of 2015 in Barcelona are at!
So the first place you’re gonna HAVE to visit is not actually in Barcelona, sorry. I sincerely apologize. But it is just so awesome that you have to go and check it out. Go there. It’s only like 30 minutes by car. But you can also get there by train, or bus. Or you can walk, but I wouldn’t recommend that. Ever. Sitges Carnaval lasts for about 7 days straight (12th of February ’till the 18th), and is mostly gay-minded / open-minded. But there are just SO many people and the atmosphere is SO awesome that you can not miss out on this. Everyone can be found there. Straight, gay, transgender, anything. Please do me a favor and go there, you will not regret it, ever. You’ll thank me for mentioning it; You’re welcome. Parties will be everywhere in Sitges. If you can’t go every single day, then go for the weekend, the weekend is gonna be amaaazeballs! And don’t forget your Powerranger Morphsuit – costume, because obviously on Carnaval you’ve got to in costume. Double the fun!
The next one our festival / party in Barcelona hitlist is going to be Primavera Sound (28-30th of May). The venue itself is already amazing; check out their website! If you haven’t heard of it; SHAME ON YOU! No, I’m kidding. I’ve heard about it just recently, but I’ve watched some videos of it on youtube, and my god. Yes. (Or YAAAAAASSSSSSS, as we do nowadays) Go ahead. Tickets are 175 euros if you buy them now, but hey, for 3 days full of partying, concerts, amazing people playing, c’mon, that is definitely worth the money. Don’t even think about it. JUST GO! It’s going to be awesome. Insane. Sick. Get your tickets here, and get your group of friends ready to go, or go by yourself, you’ll have a great time either way, I gaurantee it!
Sonar Festival is one of the few rock / electronic / mixed festivals that I actualy really, really like. The tickets are pretty much the same as for Primavera, which I think is a quite decent price for a 3 day festival ( Sonar is from 18-20th June, about 180 euros). It has an amazing venue, everything is so close to each other. It’s just another festival in summer.. Just like Primavera, you should just go! I hate to say it, but let’s just pretty much go YOLO this year! Even though the names aren’t from any high-class hardcore stars, they really are amazing!
Okay I’ll try to stay subjective on this one. Just kidding, I can’t. Anywhere where there’s a gay pride, you’ll be entertained, for sure. Gay prides have the BEST parties. The BEST atmosphere. The BEST men. The BEST women. It’s gorgeous people all over. Amazing music everywhere. The Barcelona pride is here the 26-28th of June, and it’s when you have to take your days off. To rest from the partying of course. There are SO many parties going on during gay pride, it’s going to be hard to mention them all, but if there is at least one event you should go to, it is the main party event. Like. Main party of a gay pride? It’s really hard for anyone to top that off. Check out all the gay venues, anywhere, Success gauranteed!
I’ll have to admit that I am not a rock-fan, so I won’t be able to tell you a lot about how amazing Rock Fest is. However, as the festival has been a success for several years in a row, I expect that it is something you want to be at if you are a rock fanatic! This year Rock Fest is from 23-25th of July, and you can see the line-up here, so decide for yourself if it is something worth going to. It’s 100 euros for just three days, so why not I guess! Looking at how crowded it is, it must be good!
The last festival that I am gonna be covering in this blog is the Circuit Festival (5-16th of August). This is Gay Pride 2.0. But bigger, better, SEXier. Circuit festival in Barcelona is probably the biggest one around the world. I can’t help but get so excited when I know the Circuit Festival is coming again. I mean please check out their aftermovie, then come back here and you tell me how it could be possible to anyone not to get excited. The music, the men. If you’re gay, this is A MUST-go-to festival. Fun, music, beach, swimming, partying, go all out during the Circuit Festival, everybody does it, so why shouldn’t you? Circuit Festival is just awesome. Be safe though. Always. Be. Safe. Festivals like these are bound to end up with sex, lot’s of sex. So I can’t say it often enough that you HAVE to be safe. Always be sure to bring your own condoms, AND ALWAYS GET YOUR CHECK-UP!!
It’s time for me to take off, so this is gonna be it for today guys. I promised to keep the festivals as close to this date as possible, but I miserably failed, I’m sorry. Either way, I hope you guys are going to have an amazing summer (who won’t with these festivals coming up..)! I just want you gorgeous people to have the best time ever here in Barcelona. So please check out this city’s amazing opportunities on getting wasted!
I’m going to end with two very, very important life-lessons;
1) ‘All you have to do in life is go out with your friends, party hard, and look better than the bitch next to you.’
2) ‘When life hands you lemons, bust out the Tequila and salt!’
Oh, and don’t do drugs. Unless it’s medical, of course. Then do. But in general; don’t do drugs.
Untill next time!