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All you need to know about the arts, culture, local fare and activities in Catalonia’s capital city. This is your guide to Barcelona.

Happenings at The Gates Hotel Diagonal Barcelona

There’s never a dull moment at The Gates Hotel Diagonal Barcelona. Swing by our beer garden to socialize and enjoy a hand-crafted cocktail, or opt for sunshine and views of the city by visiting our rooftop pool. See what’s happening during your stay at The Gates Hotel Diagonal Barcelona.

6 Essentials to Pack for your Summer Barcelona Trip

June 13, 2018 | Happenings at The Gates Hotel Diagonal Barcelona

Pack smart for your trip during the warm weather months.

Host Your Special Event at Gates Hotel Diagonal Barcelona

June 04, 2018 | Happenings at The Gates Hotel Diagonal Barcelona

The Gates Hotel Diagonal Barcelona, located right near the iconic Torre Glòries, can suit any event.

Wind Down After Work at Our Friday Beergarden Get-Togethers

June 01, 2018 | Happenings at The Gates Hotel Diagonal Barcelona

Our ongoing Friday deal includes Italy’s popular mixer and burger sliders for just 5 euros.

Don’t Miss These Incredible Summer Music Festivals in Barcelona

April 23, 2018 | Happenings at The Gates Hotel Diagonal Barcelona

Summer is the busiest season in Barcelona, and music festivals make June through August all the more sweet. Buy your tickets ahead of time to enjoy the best music fests in Europe.

Bottoms Up: The 6th Annual Barcelona Beer Festival

February 14, 2018 | Happenings at The Gates Hotel Diagonal Barcelona

Barcelona starts to heat up in March. Quench your thirst with one of the more than 300 craft beers being served at the 6th annual Barcelona Beer Festival.

Ringing In New Year’s Eve 2018 In Barcelona

December 22, 2017 | Happenings at The Gates Hotel Diagonal Barcelona

 

With unique Catalan traditions, fireworks, and all-night dancing, New Year’s Eve in Barcelona makes for an unforgettable experience. We’re here to help you narrow down your choices for 2018 with a handful of festive activities.

Font Màgica de Montjuïc: Barcelona’s Magic Fountain

November 08, 2017 | Happenings at The Gates Hotel Diagonal Barcelona

Font Màgica de Montjuïc (The Magic Fountain) is Barcelona's biggest ornamental fountain, integrated as the main feature in a complex of fountains, cascades, and pools on Avinguda de la Reina Maria Cristina.

Shakira El Dorado Tour: November 25th and 26th At Palau Sant Jordi

October 17, 2017 | Happenings at The Gates Hotel Diagonal Barcelona

Shakira’s El Dorado tour is one of the most-anticipated music events of the year, celebrating the launch of the Colombian-born singer’s 11th album of the same name. After selling out her November 11th date in Barcelona’s Palau Sant Jordi, tour managers have scheduled a second and third date at the same venue on November 25th and November 26th.

The Voll-Damm Barcelona International Jazz Festival

September 22, 2017 | Happenings at The Gates Hotel Diagonal Barcelona

Attention jazz fans, the Voll-Damm Barcelona International Jazz Festival will once again be taking over Barcelona from October 17th - December 19th, 2017 with another stellar program.

4 Acts You Can’t Miss at Primavera Sound

May 19, 2017 | Happenings at The Gates Hotel Diagonal Barcelona

Summer means one thing in Europe - Music Festival Season. While there are many festivals to choose from, Barcelona’s Primavera Sound, now in its sixteenth year, has grown to become one of the more diverse music festivals on the circuit. This year’s exciting lineup proves no different.