TOP 10 things to do in Sitges
During the upcoming weeks we recommend you don’t miss out on...
1. Malvasia Week (May 5th – 14th)
The Sitges Malvasia Week is back again. From May 5th to the 14th, different bars and restaurants around Sitges will be offering their gastronomic creations, all paired with the famous Sitges Malvasia. A unique opportunity to discover an amazing gastronomic experience through this peculiar wine from Sitges.
2. Sitges Next. Festival of Innovation in Communication and New Media (May 5th and 6th)
On May 5th and 6th, Sitges will be welcoming Sitges Next, the festival dedicated to promoting innovation in the communication of brands, agencies, start-ups and technological creators.
Two days to establish new connections and receive inspiration by way of visions, experiences, provocative actions and even ideas that are reaffirmed in a changing world where we are all explorers. The Next Awards will bring the Festival to a close, acknowledging the works that broke new ground over the past year.
3. Sitges Electronik Park (May 7th)
The Sitges Electronik Park will be held on May 7th in Can Robert Park from 11:00 to 22:00. It’s a festival to be able to enjoy the best electronic music and participate in activities designed for youngsters and families in a laid-back, relaxed environment. Admission to the Sitges Electronik Park is absolutely free and open to all.
With this event, the intention is to accommodate and promote the musical talent of certain Sitgetans, all internationally acknowledged and who don’t always have the chance to express their art in their own town. Music, art and gastronomy will all come together in the same venue, where the main feature will be electronic music.
4. “Posa’t la gorra” (Solidarity Project) (May 13th)
For the third year in a row, on May 13th this year’s Posa’t la Gorra (Put on your Cap) will be held, a campaign organized by the Associació de Nens amb Càncer AFANOC (Association of Children with Cancer), including children’s workshops, performances and other surprises, to raise awareness about children’s cancer and to remedy the needs generated from the time of diagnosis. Hours: 18:00 to 21:00. Place: La Fragata.
New this year, there will be a public-spirited mannequin challenge, inviting entities, businesses, clubs or schools to participate, as well as individuals.
In order to participate in the campaign, it will be necessary to contribute by purchasing a cap designed by the sportswear brand Munich (7€) that can be obtained the same day of the party or previously at www.posatlagorra.org/sitges. The money raised will go to improving the quality of life of boys and girls with cancer.
5. International Museum Day (May 18th)
Sitges joins the International Museum Day, held all over the world on May 18th to raise public awareness of the important role of these cultural venues in society.
6. Lumen Sitges Festival (May 19th and 20th)
On May 19th and 20th, Sitges will be welcoming the Lumen Sitges Festival, the 1st Video Mapping Festival in Sitges.
The Lumen Sitges Festival will be turning the town into a showcase for the possibilities of video mapping. The idea of the Festival is to have the public join in the proposed activities, promoting connectivity among participants and content and merging video mapping with other disciplines, promoting synergies among them and collaboration between artists from different fields, for the creation of surprising and innovative endeavors.
It will be held at 9 different venues from 22:00 to 01:00. The children’s activities will be from 12:00to 20:00.
Venues: Hort de Can Falç, Racó de la Calma, Restaurant Costa Dorada, Miramar, Club Nàutic, Passeig Seafront Promenade, Punta, Sant Sebastià Chapel, St. Miquel.
7. International Vintage Microcar and Bubblecar Meeting (May 27th and 28th)
For the first time in Sitges, the 16th International Classic Microcar Rally will be held the weekend of May 27th and 28th. This is an international classic microcar event.
Between 80 and 100 vehicles from all over Europe will be participating, making the rally an attractive spectacle for the general public.
The epicenter or this activity will be at the corner of La Fragata Square and the Passeig de la Ribera seafront promenade where, on both Saturday and Sunday, the vehicles will drive around and then be on display for the general public, who will be able to interact with the participants and their vehicles.
Saturday 18:00 to 20:00 at La Fragata
Sunday 12:30 to 17:00 at La Fragata
8. Family Tourism in Sitges
Taking a walk around Sitges with the family is sharing experiences and enjoying the proximity of the sea, the seafront boulevard, shopping and leisure venues like the Terramar Gardens, Can Robert Park, Hort de Can Falç and Can Ferratges, seaside swings, mini-golf, the skate-park, paddle boats at the beach, climbing spaces, horseback and pony riding, and basketball courts and soccer fields. The museums offer special discounts and proposals for children in order to get to know the local traditions and culture.
9. Nightlife in Sitges
Sitges is alive 24/7 with options for all styles and tastes, offering establishments by the sea, in the center of town or at the Port d’Aiguadolç Marina. With a cosmopolitan, Mediterranean atmosphere for dining, quietly enjoying a drink at its outdoor terraces and music bars, chill outs or, having fun until the early morning hours, at its night clubs, nighttime parties or open-air concerts.
Sitges’ nightlife is internationally known and famed thanks to its Sin Street. The world’s very first Pacha was born in Sitges!
10. Go out for a day of shopping in Sitges
Shopping is an essential part of Sitges’ tourist services on offer, boasting a wide variety of top quality establishments. Most of the businesses are small shops with a family atmosphere and unique products, which steer clear of all the standard options. Establishments looking for originality and modernity. Plus the town has free opening hours and many establishments open on both Sundays and holidays.
The main shopping area, with shops especially dedicated to fashion and accessories, is found around the streets in the center of town.
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