Have you ever walked with giants?
Have you ever danced beneath a dragon’s fire?
Come to Vilanova and experience our vibrant festivals firsthand!
From traditional festivities to innovative new events, Vilanova has one of the region’s richest programs of annual celebrations. Each and every festival brings out the town’s truly exuberant spirits, and provides vibrant experiences that you won’t soon forget.
The festival of "Els Tres Tombs" (The Three Tombs) is celebrated on 17th January each year, in honour of Saint Antoni Abat, the Vilanova's patron saint.
In Vilanova i la Geltrú we celebrate the Festa Major, on the 5th of August, in honor of the Virgin of the Snows, the days of celebration go from the end of July to the beginning of August
The oldest and most famous satirical Caranaval celebration in the world; a musical and visual feast for the senses!
The fair is a fusion of wine, art and culture, becoming a meeting point of the best wine produce, from wine markers and cellars. It is unique by its wine tastings on the sea.
Sant Pere Festivities
Immerse yourself in the nautical and fishing tradition of Vilanova i la Geltrú.
Celebrate our most famous dish – Xató. An exquisite salad crafted to perfection with the fruits of Vilanova’s local waters and fields.
Highly-regarder one of the leading multi-sector trade shows in Catalonia, with an exhibition area of 25,000 square meters in streets and squares of the city.
Experience the thrill of Catalunya’s world-famous human castles – recognised by UNESCO as part of the Heritage of Humanity – with Vilanova’s local castle group, els Bordegassos.