Category Archives: Festivals & Holidays

Chocolate Has Risen – Easter Info About Spain

The Easter Rabbit does not hippety-hop down the bunny trail for people in Spain so the godparents tote the load...
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The Scoop: Events In Spain – April, 2012

The Scoopettes remind you of the extraordinary Easter processions of Semana Santa in Granada, Madrid and Seville.
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Animac – Catalunya’s Animation Festival in Lledia 2012

The Spain Scoop on Lleida is that this March 1-4, 2012, the city will host the international animation festival
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Two Sexy Bars For Valentine’s Day In Barcelona

For Valentine's Day in Barcelona, check out these bars...
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A Hot Date – Barcelona Style

Be stylin' in Barcelona style on Valentine's Day!
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Kings Day Tomorrow – Kings Parade Tonight!

The Scoop is that tomorrow is Kings' Day in Spain. Do not miss the Cavalcada...
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Photo Scoop Of The Month (no. 4) – Christmas Traditions In Spain

In October, the work crews in cities all over Spain start hanging the swooping Christmas lights and putting up trees. The Scoopettes...
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To The Lottery Gods: My Promise To You

But wait Lotto God, do not think for a minute that I would be lazy, and give up work if I won the booty. No sir! I'm the original workaholic thanks to my...
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10 Differences – Celebrating Thanksgiving In Spain

Yes, we celebrate Thanksgiving in Spain. The reason we have not written about Thanksgiving sooner is because we are celebrating on the Saturday after Thanksgiving...
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Dance With the Devil?: Witch Festival in Sant Feliu Sasserra, Spain

We got in the car and went north on the Day of the Dead, or Tots Sants here in Catalonia. I wanted to check...
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Free, Fun, Fabulous: Barcelona’s Biggest Festival Has Arrived

This week La Mercè festival takes over Barcelona...
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The Scoop: Events in Spain for September 2011

I can't take all the parties in Barcelona anymore. Am I getting old? Maybe. But for every 10 fiestas I'll go to one, because really, going to every festival in this city might just be a full-time job .
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Barcelona’s Biggest, Baddest Fiesta: La Merce

With stages covering the city offering up free music every night from the 23rd to the 26th, this city knows how to throw a bash. What's more, there are...
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Best Fiesta in Barcelona? – Festa Major de Gracia

These very local, grassroots events are fabulous because they celebrate community, food, wine, music, and...
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EDIT FOR 2012Gay Pride in Barcelona: Pride Barcelona 2011

Pride Barcelona is back this June 18 through 28th. There will be many events all week long for Pride Barcelona, but the popular...
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