Summer Sales 2018 and Winter Sales 2019 in Barcelona


Article updated 3 December, 2018. 0 comments

Why not time your trip to Barcelona to coincide with the sales? Ready to flex your credit cards, but without breaking the bank?

Barcelona sales

Ah, sales… every shopaholic’s dream! In this article, you’ll find all of the information you need to plan your trip to Barcelona to concide with this most budget-friendly time of the year.

Summer Sales 2018 and Winter Sales 2019 in Barcelona

  • The Summer Sales will start on 1st July 2018.
  • The Winter edition start on 7th January 2019 and the last day is the 6th March.
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  • Stores often offer promotions on their items before the official sale date!

Sunday and public holiday openings in Barcelona

Sunday trading isn’t universally authorised in Spain, but every year, the Generalitat publishes a list of 8 Sundays or public holidays on which the shops are allowed to open. Each municipal authority in Catalonia is allowed to change 2 of the 8 dates selected by the Generalitat.

Sunday and public holiday openings for 2018 

  • Sunday 7th January 2018 (start of the winter sales)
  • Sunday 1st July 2018 (summer sales)
  • Friday 12th Octobre 2018 (public holiday)
  • Thursday 1st November 2018 (public holiday)
  • Sunday 25th November 2018
  • Thursday 6th December 2018 (public holiday)
  • Saturday 8th December 2018 (public holiday)
  • Sunday 16th December 2018 (pre-Christmas period)
  • Sunday 24th December 2018 (pre-Christmas period)

Working in association with the shops, municipal authorities are allowed to select 2 extra dates in addition to the 8 authorised by the GeneralitatOctober 7 and 14, in 2018.

Can’t do those dates?

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Valérie, the creator of Barcelona Top Travel Tips, loves discovering new places, finding the words to describe them, and coming up with little illustrations for the website. Her favourite thing in Barcelona is the unusual, curvy architectural features of some of the city’s buildings. Some say she’s a dreamer… in any case, a city full of works by Gaudí is a great place for her!