October is a special month. Autumn arrives and with it many plans worth enjoying. As Barcelona is a Mediterranean city, the weather is very mild, there is little rain and it is not necessary to dress warmly. It is a time when tourism drops considerably, so it is worth visiting museums and cultural centers. From aTemporal we leave you some of the most entertaining activities of this season, take a look at them!
1.- Enjoy the Fiesta Mayor de La Rambla: this festival will be held on October 7th in La Rambla de Cataluña. Music, musical shows, workshops, guided tours, free activities and mushroom tasting in different local dishes, as this festival coincides with the beginning of the season of this exquisite gastronomic product. This is a perfect place to enjoy with the whole family. For more information and details go to the following link: https://www.barcelona.cat/culturapopular/es/fiestas-y-tradiciones/fiesta-mayor-de-la-rambla
2.- Halloween in the Spanish Village: from October 21 to November 12 there will be various activities every weekend as part of the Halloween celebration that will focus mainly on the origins of this holiday. Among the main attractions will be the decoration of various alleys with scary motifs and an entertaining costume contest. Also in this edition, there will be a tour of the "haunted houses'' during the sunset and in an authentic cemetery you will find the tunnel of terror. For more information go to the following link: https://bit.ly/3ZyqFYf
3.- History and sport at the top of Montjuic: On Saturday October 14 there will be an open day at Montjuic Castle to delve into its history, magic and culture. On this day all visitors will have access to the old dungeons and the cistern, the visit will be adapted for children and they will be able to access the Santa Eulalia moat and practice archery! For more information and to reserve your ticket, go to the following link: https://bit.ly/46wRCgX
4.- World Soup Festival 2023: if you are a soup lover you can not miss this spectacular event that crosses borders. It is about tasting during a full day of different types of soups based on intercultural gastronomy. The activity will take place on October 22nd and all attendees are asked to wear a chef's hat and apron to protect themselves from any carelessness when tasting the different and exquisite soup dishes.
5.- Oktoberfest 2023: another edition of this spectacular event for German-style beer lovers is back. The event starts next Wednesday October 4th and will last for 12 days at the Plaça Univers of the Fira de Barcelona, in Montjuïc. In addition to good beer, there will be live polka music bands and DJs. There will also be international Bavarian gastronomy. For more information go to the following link: https://www.oktoberfest-barcelona.es/ca