Sitges Tourism

Sitges Carnival 2022

From 24th of February to 12nd of March

From February 24th to March 2nd

 

OFFICIAL PROGRAM

 

SATURDAY FEBRUARY, 12th

 

11am Presentation Carnival Program and Poster

Free entrance. Limited seating.

Location: Casino Prado Suburense

Organized: Comissió del Carnaval de Sitges

Collaboration: Casino Prado Suburense

 

12pm Presentation Queen’s song

Location: Jardín Casino Prado

Free entrance. Limited seating.

Organized: Casino Prado Suburense & Maracuyà

Collaboration: Cañateca Prado

 

1pm Gran Arrozada (Popular Paella)

Location: Hort de Can Falç

Tickets for the popular paella can be purchased at a price of € 12 at the secretariat of the Societat Recreativa El Retiro and Janio’s bar.

 

SUNDAY , FEBRUARY 13th –INTERNATIONAL XATÓ DAY

 

1pm Workshop: How to prepare a good xató

Masterclass delivered by master Xatonaire, Carles Montserrat Eroles. Celebrating the first written reference to Xató on February 16, 1896 when local paper L'Eco de Sitges chronicled a dinner gathering that brought together illustrious characters headed by Santiago Rusiñol and Miquel Utrillo on February 13th, in the Sociedad Recreativa El Retiro.

Sponsored: Associació de Paradistes del Mercat Municipal de Sitges

Organized: Sociedad Recreativa El Retiro

 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 19th

From 8am to 2pm Americana Carnavalera & Carnazumba

Prior registration is required for the Americana at the reception of the Piscina Municipal as places are limited. Carnazumba takes place outside the pool, no registration necessary.

Free activity

Location: Piscina Municipal de Sitges

Organized: Comissió de Carnaval de Sitges y Piscina Municipal de Sitges

 

11am Children’s Carnival activity and Vermouth Carnival

Free admission

Location: Palau del Rei Moro (calle d’en Bosc, 10-12)

Organized: Agrupació de Balls Populars de Sitges

 

6pm and 8pm Presentation of the 2022 Carnival Queen and Junior Carnival Queen

Free admission. Limited seating.

Tickets casinoprado.cat. Maximum 2 tickets per person.

Organized: Casino Prado & colla Maracuyà & Esplai de Dansa Casino Prado

Location: Casino Prado Suburense

 

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 20th

11AM Master Xatonaire of Sitges Contest and Children's Contest of aspiring Master Xatonaire

At the conclusion, there will be xató tasting for all attendees. Location: Casino Prado Suburense

Organized by: Comisión del Carnaval de Sitges 2022

Sponsored: Associació de Paradistes del Mercat Municipal de Sitges and Casino Prado Suburense

 

12pm Grand Carnival Quinto

(The Quinto is like a popular bingo with local names for the numbers.)

Vermouth and prizes awarded by the Carnival groups of El Retiro

Price: 6 € /card

Location: Saló Teatre Societat Recreativa El Retiro

Organized by: Societat Recreativa El Retiro

 

FROM WEDNESDAY 23rd FEBRUARY TO MARCH 3rd

5th Carnival competition of balconies, facades and windows

Get in the Carnival mood by decorating facades, windows and balconies and win great prizes

Organized by: Comissió del Carnaval de Sitges 2022

 

THURSDAY GRAS, FEBRUARY 24th

6:30pm Arriving of HRM Carnestoltes I
At the end of the act, His Royal Majesty Carnestoltes and his entourage will go on parade taking the following route: Baluard Vidal i Quadras, Fonollar, Port De n’Alegre, Rafael Llopart, Sant Damià, Àngel Vidal, Cap de la Vila, Major y llegada a la plaza del Ayuntamiento.

Loation: Baluard Vidal i Quadras, calle Barcelona.

Organized by: Comissió organitzadora del personatge de Sa Majestat Carnestoltes and (El Retiro 150 aniversario)

 

8:30pm  ‘Predicot’ by HRM Carnestoltes (Speech by HRM Carnestoltes)

Location: Plaza del Ayuntamiento.
Organized by: Comissió organitzadora del personatge de Sa Majestat Carnestoltes and (El Retiro 150 aniversario)

 

9pm Xatonada with Carrussel - Casino Prado
With the presence of HM Carnestoltes, the 2022 Carnival Queen and the Children’s Carnival Queen. Thursday Gras 'Predicot' and xatonada with the new SHOW by CARRUSEL DEL PRADO " Carrusel 2022: ¡volvemos a la calle! ¡Celebramos y brindamos!".

Price: Members 35€, non-members 40€.

Reservations at the Secretariat. Limited seating.
Price Carrusel (22:30 h): 15 euros (12 euros for members).
Reservations: casinoprado.cat.
Location: Teatro Casino Prado
Organized by: Casino Prado & Carrusel del Casino Prado

 

9:30pm h Xatonada de la Agrupa- ABPS
Location: Palau del Rei Moro
Organized by: Agrupació de Balls Populars de Sitges

 

9:30pm Xatonada at Sociedad Recreativa El Retiro
With the participation of Her Majesty Carnestoltes, the Queen of the Sitges Carnival and her entourage.
Location: Sociedad Recreativa El Retiro
Organized by: Sociedad Recreativa El Retiro
Price: 35 euros (30 euros members)
 

FRIDAY 25th FEBRUARY

9am Visits to Sitges School
Throughout the day, H.M. Carnestoltes and H.M. the Carnival Queen 2022 and their respective entourages will visit the schools to bring the Carnival to all.

H.M. Carnestoltes and the Queen invite all boys and girls to prepare costumes and decorate their classrooms and schools.


In the morning: IES Joan Ramon Benaprès, escuela Miquel Utrillo, Cercolet, British School BCN, Agnès De Sitges, Maria Ossó, IES Vinyet, Iab
In the afternoon: Escola Esteve Barrachina I Pia Sitges

 

7pm Rua D'Antes
Starting at Cap de la Vila we will take a historical and nostalgic tour of our Carnival, headed by His Majesty Carnestoltes and closed by the Carnival Queen, where all Sitges people may participate in whatever disguise they please. The participants will be accompanied by a charanga that will liven up the party until they reach the Plaza de la Fragata where the closing ceremony will take place.


The route Will be: Cap de la Vila, Parellades, Bonaire, passeig de la Ribera, to the main stage located in La Fragata.

Location: Cap de la Vila and Sitges streets.
Organized by: Comissió del Carnaval de Sitges 2022
Collaboration: Ràdio Sitges

 

To follow, final Rua d’Antes Concert

We will go back in time remembering the greatest hits by Década Prodigiosa and Las Daikiris.
Location: Hort de Can Falç
Organized by: Comissión del Carnaval de Sitges 2022

 

10:30pm new SHOW by CARRUSEL DEL PRADO " Carrusel 2022: ¡volvemos a la calle! ¡Celebramos y brindamos!".

Price Carrusel (22:30 h): 15 euros (12 euros for members).
Reservations: casinoprado.cat.
Location: Teatro Casino Prado
Organized by: Casino Prado & Carrusel del Casino Prado

 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 26th

10am Visit to the Municipal Market
H.M. Carnestoltes and H.M. the Carnival Queen 2022 and their respective entourages, visit the Municipal Market.

 

11am Sitges Costumed Bed Race
Presentation and exhibition of the costumed beds participating in the race. organised by colles No K-Lia, Llanto’s, Panxampla’s and Huertos.

 

12pm And they are off! Departure of the awaited, crazy COSTUMED BED RACE from the Casino Prado Suburense. The Carnival Queen and the children's Carnival Queen will kick off the Bed Race and will close the event together with H.M. Carnestoltes with the animation of the ‘charanga’

Bed race route: Victor Balaguer, Salvador i Forment, Pepe De Garraf, Joan Martínez i Sardà, Víctor Balaguer. At the end of the race, the winning groups will be rewarded with new and funnier prizes.
Organized by: Casino Prado Suburense
Sponsored by: Restaurante la Farina, Sixlyon, Hípica El Rancho, Jamm, Autoescuela Sitges Garraf and Neumáticos Bladé, Vichy and Fondor.

 

Following, Vermouth
Organized by: Barracas de Sitges, El Retiro and Casino Prado

 

3pm Fardo dancing with Miquel del Roig, Angangas, La Previa and dj Ceba
Free admission. Limited seating.
Location: Carpa Jove
Organized by: Barracas de Sitges, El Retiro and Casino Prado

 

From 5pm to 10pm Tequereque Festa
Carnival percussion party that will begin with an exhibition in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento. First the invited groups will perform and then the children's section of Markatú Batuquets together with Markatú Batucada will be part of a parade through the most emblematic streets of Sitges ... more rhythm!


Route: plaza del Ayuntamiento, Major, Cap de la Vila, Parellades, Bonaire, paseo de la Ribera, 1r de maig, Plaça de la Indústria, Marquès de Montroig, Parellades and Cap de la Vila (final exhibition).

Organized by: Markatú Batucada

 

9pm Xatonada with Carrusel - Casino Prado
At the Teatro Casino Prado Suburense, traditional XATONADA with the assistance of H.M. Carnestoltes, the Queen of Carnival 2022 and her entourage. At the end of dinner, repetition of the Carousel show " Carrusel 2022: ¡volvemos a la calle! ¡Celebramos y brindamos!".
Reservations at the Secretariat and on the web: www.casinoprado.cat.

Price: Members: 35€ Non-members: 40€

Location: Teatro Casino Prado

Organized by: Casino Prado Suburense and Carrusel del Casino Prado

 

From 11pm to 5am Saturday is Fardo
Tickets: casinoprado.cat and elretirositges.com.
Location: Carpa Jove
Organized by: Barracas de Sitges, El Retiro and Casino Prado

 

SUNDAY,  FEBRUARY 27th

12pm Rua infantil Carnaval Sitges 2022 (Junior Parade)
Route: avenida Sofia, paseo de la Ribera (lado mar) hasta la altura de la estatua del Greco y vuelta por el paseo de la Ribera (lado montaña), Bassa Rodona and plaza del Pou Vedre.

 

7pm Rua de la Disbauxa
Route: salida desde el final de la avenida Sofia, paseo de la Ribera (lado mar), La Fragata, paseo de la Ribera (lado montaña), Bassa Rodona, plaza del Pou Vedre and Espalter.

 

From 11pm to 5am Disbauxa Party
Tickets: casinoprado.cat and elretirositges.com.
Location: Carpa Jove
Organized by: El Retiro and Casino Prado

 

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28th

11am Visits to Senior Citizen homes and day care centers

H.M. Carnestoltes and the Queen of Sitges Carnival 2022 and their entourage, visit the senior citizen homes and day care centres to bring Carnival to all.


Route: Hospital de San Juan Bautista, Les Magnòlies, Fundació Ave Maria and Sitges Park.

 

From 11am to 2pm Quitxalla Fest
Children's party with activities, performances, workshops and chocolate for all children and their families, with the presence of HM Carnestoltes, the Carnival Queen and the Children's Queen of the Sitges Carnival.

The music will begin at the Cap de la Vila with the OLD Folk band, which will guide us to the stage of La Fragata, where they will delight us with dances and music for the whole family.

In the Plaza de la Fragata there will be an inflatable jumping frame, giant games, face painting, photo call and animation.

At noon, drinking chocolate with cake shall be offered to all attendees.


Location: Plaza de la Fragata
Organized by: Comissió del Carnaval de Sitges 2022
Sponsored by: Associació de Paradistas del Mercat Municipal de Sitges

 

4pm Visits to seniro citizen homes and day care centres

H.M. Carnestoltes and the Queen of Sitges Carnival 2022 and their entourage, will visit senior citizen homes and day care centres to bring Carnival to all.


Route: Casal d’avis Pau Casals and Casal d’avis Joan Maragall

 

From 6pm to 8pm Carnaval Balloon Batlle
Location: plaza de la Fragata
Organized by: Comissió del Carnaval de Sitges 2022

 

9pm Bingo for ladies
With Alba Mourin and Juan Reina show. Free admission.
Location: Saló Teatre del Casino Prado Suburense
Organized by: Comisión del Carnaval de Sitges
Collaboration: Casino Prado Suburense

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 1st

 

12pm Rua infantil Carnaval Sitges 2022 (Junior Parade)
Route: avenida Sofia, paseo de la Ribera (lado mar) hasta la altura de la estatua del Greco y vuelta por el paseo de la Ribera (lado montaña), Bassa Rodona and plaza del Pou Vedre.

 

7pm Rua de l’Extermini
Route: salida desde el final de la avenida Sofia, paseo de la Ribera (lado mar), La Fragata, paseo de la Ribera (lado montaña), Bassa Rodona, plaza del Pou Vedre and Espalter.

 

From 11pm to 5am Rua de l’Extermini
Tickets: casinoprado.cat and elretirositges.com.
Location: Carpa Jove
Organized by: El Retiro and Casino Prado


ASH WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26th

12.30pm Vermouth of the living
Popular vermouth for those who are still ALIVE or think they are.

Location: Hort de Can Falç
Organized by: Comissió del Carnaval de Sitges 2022
Collaboration: Marendins

 

16:30pm Capilla ardiente de Su Majestad Carnestoltes I
Location: Jardines de la Sociedad Recreativa El Retiro

 

7pm HM Carnestoltes’ Burial

HM Carnestoltes will be taken from the town hall to the beach of La Fragata, accompanied by his entourage, the Queen, the mourner’s cortège and all those who wish to pay their respects to the King.
Route:  c/ Major, Cap de la Vila, c/ Parellades, c/ Bonaire and Passeig de la Ribera at the height of the monument to El Greco.

Location: Playa de la Fragata
Organized by: Comissió organitzadora del personatge de Sa Majestat Carnestoltes


ARRIVAL OF SRA. CUARESMA (MRS. LENT)

Having said farewell to His Majesty Carnestoltes, on Paseo de la Ribera, arrival of Sra. Cuaresma (Mrs. Lent) ending a magnificent week of excess, sin and bringing a note of common sense.

The entourage will take the following route: Paseo de la Ribera, Bonaire, Parellades and Cap de la Vila, where Sra. Cuaresma will read her very peculiar Vegetable Manifest and hand out sugared "Buñuelos" (wind fritters).

Organized by: La Saca

 

9 pm Closing dinner - El Retiro
Menu in charge of Els Jardins del Retiro que ara ho porten els del Cable.

Location: Salón Teatro Societat Recreativa El Retiro.

Organized by: Societat Recreativa El Retiro.

Price: Members and Retiro groups: 12 euros. Non-members: 17 euros.

Reservations: elretirositges@gmail.com
Location: Sociedad Recreativa El Retiro.
Organized by: Sociedad Recreativa El Retiro.
Price: 20 euros (15 euros members)

 

9pm Closing dinner – Casino Prado
In the Teatro Casino Prado Suburense. Closing ceremony of the Casino Prado carnival.

Location: Cañateca Prado
Organized by: Casino Prado Suburense
Registration, reservations and information to the Prado Secretariat or by phone 938 943 110, during office hours from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 5th

Carnival Closing Vermouth

Carnival Closing Vermouth, with the presentation of the Awards for the 2022 Sitges Carnival Costume Contest.

Free admission

Location: Hort de Can Falç

Organized by: Comissió de Carnaval de Sitges 2022

 

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