Carnival Program in English – ‘Carnaval “Xurigué” de Calafell’ (Baix Penedès)

The “Xurigué” of Calafell offers the most extensive carnival program in the comarca Baix Penedès. Find below a presentation in English of the events which we think can be of interest for foreign tourists or visitors from Barcelona and Tarragona who come here to join the party.

By the way: Check out our Carnival Programs in English for Sitges, Vilanova i la Geltrú and Vilafranca del Penedès.

7 February (Thursday)

17:30; in the square plaça de Catalunya
Children’s Event: Chocolate Festival Xocolatada Infantil

18:00; in the square plaça de Catalunya
Children’s Event: Family Show

18.30; Starting point at the fresh food market Mercat de Calafell
Local Traditions: Arrival of the Carnival King
Full Route: pl. del mercat, pg. de la Unió, rambla Mn. Jaume Tobella, C/ Jesús, C/ Bisbe Català, pl. Catalunya

19:00; in the square plaça de Catalunya
Local Traditions: The Carnival King Reading of this year’s Carnival Sermon

8 February (Friday)

21:00; starting point in the street pg. Marítim de Sant Joan de Déu
Local Traditions: Carnival Parade at Segur de Calafell
Full Route: Pg.Marítim de Sant de Joan de Déu, C/ Carme Desvalls, C/ Pablo Neruda, Av. Catalunya, Pl. Pau Casals, C/ Joan Maragall, Ronda Sant Miquel de Segur

9 February (Saturday)

17:30; at the sports centre Pavelló Jaume Vilamajó; address: Avinguda Alemanya 1, Segur de Calafell
Children’s Event: Carnival Celebration for Children

23:00; starting point in the square plaça del Països Catalans
Local Traditions: Carnival Parade at Platja de Calafell
Full Route: pl. Països Catalans, C/ Manuel Benet Ortiz, Av. Mn. Jaume Soler, Rbla. Costa Daurada, Pg. Marítim de Sant Joan de Déu, Crda. d’en Ralet, C/ Dr. Dachs, C/ Sant Pere, C/ Vilamar, C/ Pintor Mir, Av. Mn. Jaume Soler, Pl. Estació

10 February (Sunday)

17:30; at the sports centre Pavelló Joan Ortoll; address: Passeig de la Unió s/n, Calafell (poble)
Children’s Event: Carnival Celebration for Children

18:00; starting point in the street C/ Baix Penedès
Local Traditions: Carnival Parade in Calafell (old-town)
Full Route: C/ Baix Penedès, C/ Andalusia, C/ Jaume Rafel, rbla. Mn. Jaume Tobella, pg. de la Unió, ctra. del Sanatori, ctra. Estació, av. Mn. Jaume Soler, C/ Sant Pere, pg. Marítim de Sant Joan de Déu, rbla. Costa Daurada, av. Mn. Jaume Soler

Find here the complete program in Catalan for Carnaval Xurigué de Calafell