Sitges Tourism

Festa Major de Sant Bartomeu, Sitges' main annual festival

A veeeery big party!

The ‘festa major’ is Sitges’ big celebration. And when we say big, we mean big. Held in celebration of the town’s patron saint, Sant Bartomeu (Saint Bartholomew), on the 24 August, with giants, demons and folk dances on display on the 23rd and 24th. The festival lasts 36 intense hours which start with the arrival of the grallero flute players at midday on the 23rd. At eleven o’clock in the evening the breathtaking traditional fireworks are launched from La Fragata beach.


From 23th to 24th August

  • Festival
  • Culture
  • Festa Major 4
  • Festa Major 5
  • Festa Major 1
  • Festa Major 3
  • Festa Major 2