The Santa Llúcia Fair, the oldest and best-known Christmas fair in Catalonia, opens to the public from 24 November to 23 December. This year the fair marks its 231st anniversary with 287 stalls offering traditional Christmas products. This year there are 123 stalls selling nativity scene items and figures, 96 selling trees, moss and herbs, 64 selling craft items and 4 selling friction drums and musical toys.
Various parallel activities are being organised for this year’s fair, such as the giant Tió pooping log and the parade featuring the Christmas Carassa figure. This year also brings the 24th meeting for Catalan Christmas traditions and customs, with the Firaire d’Honor award being presented on 16 December at 7 pm.
In addition, less than 100 metres from the fair, at the Museu Frederic Marès (Pl. Sant Iu, 5) a nativity scene using a display unit format of over 35 square metres will be set up, with figures up to 40cm tall.
Check out what’s new at the fair here.