Sitges Carnival – Carnaval 2021

Sitges Carnival is one of the world’s top 10 carnivals and attracts more than 250,000 people to Sitges over 7 days with amazing parades, shows and parties. This is one Winter festival you don’t want to miss!

  • Carnival Dates 2021

    From: Tuesday 9th of February 2021
    To: Wednesday 17th of February 2021

  • Main Parades

    The two main parades should not be missed.

    • Sun 14th February – 8.00pm
    • Tue 16th February – 9.00pm
  • Plan Ahead!

    Sitges hotels fill fast in this small town
    To get the best deals and save up to 70%
    Book your hotel early

Discover Sitges Wildest Party.

Carnival has to be Sitges’ wildest party. Even though it is on in February it is still the hottest party in town! On the most popular days you will find thousands of partygoers dancing on the major streets across the town. The busy months of July and August look positively dead! Gay boys and girls from the 4 corners of the world descend on our little town and party the week away!

Here are the hotels we recommend that have good reviews and keep you close to all the action

Dolce Sitges,    Hotel MiM,    Hotel Medium,    ME Sitges Terramar

  • The Arrival of the King and Queen – 7 pm at La Fragata for a new spectacular opening show, parade leaves from Fragata to Psg Ribera, Sant Pau, Parellades, Cap de la Vila, (Where he will meet the queen) Calle Mayor and Plz Ajuntament. Route Passeig de la Ribera, c / Bonaire, c / Parellades, Cap de la Vila, c / Major and Plaça de l’Ajuntament
  • 12.00h – The annual Crazy Bed Race, which takes the following route:
    Francesc Gumà, Jesús, Cap de la Vila, Parellades, Sant Pau, Passeig de la Ribera, Sant Pere, Parellades, Bonaire, Passeig de la Ribera until la Fragata.
  • 7.30pm – “Disbauxa” Parade Défilé de la Disbauxa (Rua de la Disbauxa) Route: Starts at the bottom of Avinguda Sofia, Passeig de la Ribera (sea side), La Fragata, Passeig de la Ribera (mountain side), Bassa Rodona, Plaça del Pou Vedre, Espalter, Sant Francesc and Cap de la Vila.
  • 9.00pm – “Extermination” Parade Défilé de l’Extermini (Rua de l’Extermini) – “Disbauxa” Parade Défilé de la Disbauxa (Rua de la Disbauxa) Route: Starts at the bottom of Avinguda Sofia, Passeig de la Ribera (sea side), La Fragata, Passeig de la Ribera (mountain side), Bassa Rodona, Plaça del Pou Vedre, Espalter, Sant Francesc and Cap de la Vila.
  • 18.30pm – The Burial of the King Taking the following route -Town Hall Square, C / Major, Cap de la Vila, c / de les Parellades, c / Bonaire, Passeig de la RiberaAt 8 pm the last will and testament of the King will be read and the carnival will be officially closed in a spectacular Farewell Ceremony via the following route- Passeig de la Ribera, c / Bonaire, c / Parellades and Cap de la Vila – where the Manifest de la Verdura will be read.

Video of Sitges Carnival

Highlights of Sitges Carnival

Carnival Galleries

Check out more photos of Sitges Carnival

Friday Carnival 2016 – Parrots Pub

Fun on Friday in Parrots Pub During Carnival

Carnival 2016 – Thursday

Carnival and the king arrives and the party continues in Parrots!

Carnival 2016 – Wednesday

The traditional opening of Parrots Pub at Carnival

Mantillas Tuesday 2016

Mantillas night at Comodin, 2016 - Marking the start of the Sitges Carnival.
Av Sofia Hotel Sitges

Recommended Hotels in Sitges

Most of the hotels in Sitges are in the centre of the Village. The best options are on the seafront offering beautiful views of the Mediterranean.

Dolce Sitges
5 Star Luxury

Hotel Dolce Sitges

Located a 10 minute taxi drive from the centre of town, this is the only 5 star hotel in Sitges and one of the best!

Hotel MiM, 4 Star
Stylish & Sophisticated

Hotel Mim Sitges

New, 4 star hotel in the heart of Sitges with beautiful rooms, a skybar with pool and stunning day spa for relaxing!

Hotel Medium, 3 Star
Great Pool & Location

Hotel Medium Sitges

The Hotel Medium is located in the heart of Sitges just seconds from the centre of town with a great pool.

Hotel ME, 4 Star
Deluxe & Luxury Option

Hotel ME Terramar Sitges

The Hotel ME Terramar Sitges is one of the finest hotels in Sitges with its own beach club and large rooms.

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