Events in Barcelona

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Events in Barcelona

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  • phat_dawg_21
    Alpharetta, GA13,464 contributions
    We have attended several Grand Prix races, and this was one of the best organized.

    Besides the on track action, there were many interactive exhibits and entertaining venues to fill the time between practice sessions and qualifying. You could watch pre recorded interviews with drivers, take quizzes to test your knowledge of the sport, and see replicas of the Driver’s and Constructor’s Championship trophies.

    You could also test your skill as part of a pit crew and change a tire.

    There were a lot of food vendors. Some were better than others, but we were happy with our selections, mostly sandwiches and fruit cups. Food at the track is expensive, but that has been the case at every race we have attended.

    No alcoholic beverages, but we were told that is the law in Spain.

    We had a great view from our seats, with a Big Screen TV right in front to keep us up to date on what was happening on other parts of the track.

    The announcements were clear, and partially in English.
    Written 17 July 2023
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  • Sandra
    Barcelona, Spain2 contributions
    The great experience!!! Is amazing. You are immersed in a fantastic world. I wouldn't mind repeating it.
    I recommend it!!!!
    Written 5 January 2024
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  • Tomas F
    World1 contribution
    Poor festival. Feels more like a club - You have better options in the rest of Spain and Europe.

    For the rather pricey cost of the ticket and drink there could be more decoration or effects.
    The sound system is OK though.

    Vibe and crowd are ok-ish, but I used to go to this festival years ago and lately has lost some of the charm.
    Some years lineups are not as much leaning to techno as I would like.

    Sonar de dia is too much leaning into indie so not my kind of thing, but I respect it must have its public.

    A bothersome thing was that access are separated for guys and girls and quite sepparated, which I have never seen and made us lose time
    Written 20 August 2022
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  • Steve V
    Barcelona, Spain15 contributions
    The Barcelona Comedy Festival over the years has brought the very best in stand-up comedy to Barcelona, and myself and many friends have been so grateful for the chance to see the World's best in Barcelona, and to end up with Eddie Izzard in a small but cosy venue was just the icing on the cake!! Brilliant work GG!!
    Steve
    Written 23 November 2016
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  • Navutu
    Europe141 contributions
    Loved the dj’s which I came for.
    I have visited a lot of festivals (outside of Spain) and this was on my list because of the line up and location on the beach.

    However, I was shocked by the poor logistics around the festival:
    Entering the festival was a real challenge. You don’t want to mind waiting. Hundreds of people (maybe thousandso) need to show their ticket to just 1 or 2 hosts that will manually check your ticket. Then security, same limited number of staff and then the bonus: 1 man scanning your ticket and 1 man providing you a bracelet and then try to scan it a couple of times. Imagine 100.000 visitors in this inefficient process.

    Waiting for drinks is ok. Not sure if this is because of the high prices.
    Waiting for food however is a nightmare. Apart of the medium quality there is only 3 caravans with hotdogs and tortilla chips open. Again for 100.000 people.
    Didn’t the organizers travel to festivals like in the Netherlands or Belgium to see how you do catering...? Might be a good advice.

    You pay an extra 2€ per glass deposit. After 3am there is only one booth open for refund. When you see more than 100 people standing in this line, you skip this and lose your refund. What a cash cow for them.

    Again, great line up but poor organization.
    Written 30 July 2019
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  • Mike D
    Gatineau, Canada8 contributions
    I was visiting from overseas, so using their several apps (Dice and AccessTicket) with ID confirmation, phone authentication (which didn't work for my off-continent phone), and strict rules was a real put-off. It was easy to buy their (expensive) tickets, but it was quite difficult to endure their rules for being able to use them - cost me lots of time and frustration of client services (many of whom were impatient and arrogant) both before travelling and after arriving at the site.

    The site in Barcelona was enormous. There was no shortage of things to do and see. The prices were not overly-extortionate. Water dispenser on-site and lots of washrooms. Access was awkward - lots of rules, bag-checking, getting frisked by an unpleasant grumpy dude, and departure (finding the exit) was pretty ridiculous. One point of entry makes for cheaper security but rough for the client - but I guess when you have a popular event, the client is expected to endure whatever you impose.

    I wouldn't go again. I'll find these artists at other venues. I'm too old to be treated like a compliant farm animal. But at least I got to see Depeche Mode live for the first time !
    Written 9 June 2023
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  • missperry100
    Manchester UK18 contributions
    Absolutely no comparison to the Harry Potter studios in London. I had expected the interactive part to be interesting with a touch of the magical but it was very very basic. The exhibits were also basic and some felt like poor replicas. We came to Barcelona specifically for this and it was a huge disappointment.
    Written 16 February 2024
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