Time Out has a good website in English and Catalan for both Girona and Barcelona. Their editors know what’s going on in the city.

Girona is a cultural city with a lot of music, in particular. These are the festivals that come around every year:

5 JANUARY, Parade of the Three Kings

The Three Kings travel from the Orient to the city and set up their tents in Les Pedreres, where they graciously receive all the children that come to meet them. Afterwards, Their Majesties ride through the streets of the city.

FEBRUARY, Mardi Gras

At carnival time, masked balls are held from Saturday to Tuesday as groups of fancy-dress revellers frolic in the streets. Taste the traditional carnival fare of sausage omelette, lard cakes and egg sausages!

FEBRUARY-MARCH, Gastronomy Week

Restaurants from all over the region serve special menus, offering seasonal dishes at special prices.

MARCH, Black Music Festival 

MARCH-APRIL, Semana Santa (Holy Week)

Good Friday: procession of the Burial of Christ, featuring legions of Ancient Roman soldiers (manaies).

23 APRIL, St George’s Day, MOT Literature Festival

On St George’s Day, Book stalls and flower sellers fill the streets of Girona all day long, celebrating this festival of Catalan culture and the tradition of giving a rose or a book to sweethearts and loved ones.

MAY, Flower Festival, A capella festival

JUNE, Inund’art

JULY, Classical Nights concerts

SEPTEMBER, Girona Film Festival, Jazz Festival

OCTOBER-DECEMBER, Girona Festival of Theatre & Music

OCTOBER, St Narcissus’ Fair and Festival

The annual festival includes a trade fair, a carnival, musical performances, street fairs and markets, a parade of “giants”, a street fireworks festival (correfoc) and much more.

DECEMBER, Christmas

The Christmas lights go on all over the town. Children’s workshops, the traditional Nativity play (“Pastorets”), and many other activities for all the family.