A pioneering European festival, started in 1994, Sónar is renowned for its unique format and musical program that showcases the latest trends in dance and electronica as well as those artists pushing the limits of musical expression.Plan to visit Sonar Barcelona during your Barcelona vacation using our convenient Barcelona trip builder app .
With hundreds of artists, performers and DJ's divided over two emblematic locations - Sónar by Day at the foot of Montjuic, and Sónar by Night in the stunning Fira Gran Via complex - Sónar is a creative playground, fostering and encouraging new interactions between established artists, exciting newcomers and our open minded international audience.
Added in 2013, Sónar+D is an annual congress dedicated to creativity, technology and business - with talks, conferences, installations and exhibitions, as well as practical networking opportunities, workshops and hackathons. Housed in the Sónar by Day venue, the majority of Sónar+D activities are open to Sónar ticket holders.
Sónar Around the World
Since 2002 Sónar has organized more than 50 events in many different parts of the world, adapting the Sónar philosophy to unique venues and environments, and highlighting the most interesting homegrown talent and the scene in the city where it takes place. As well as the event in Barcelona, Sónar organizes festivals every year in other cities. In previous years, it has travelled to Reykjavik, Buenos Aires, New York, London, Frankfurt, Seoul, Lisbon, Lyon, Hamburg, Toronto, Montreal, Chicago, Boston, Denver, Oakland, Los Angeles, Tokyo and Osaka, among many other destinations.
Sonar Barcelona Reviews
Siempre me lo paso bomba y me quedo con ganas de volver. Hay que mejorar un poco la sinalización y la información de los artistas en los recintos. more »I always pass it on, pumped up, and I'm looking forward to coming back. There is a bit of a way to improve the sinalization and information of the artists in the venues.
Hay que distinguir entre el de día y el de noche, el de día es recomendable a todo el mundo, hay menos tecno y más electrónica variada, es una gran fiesta more »We must distinguish between the day and the night, the day is recommended to everyone, there are less techno and more varied electronics, is a great holiday
Places to stay near Sonar Barcelona
Plan your trip to Barcelona
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
View all >
View all >
View all >
Hidden gems in Barcelona
View all >
Nearby attractions in Barcelona
Plans to Sonar Barcelona by other users
23 days in Brussels, Barcelona & Amsterdam BY A USER FROM LEBANON June, culture, outdoors, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Barcelona BY A USER FROM LEBANON June, culture, outdoors, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in Barcelona BY A USER FROM LEBANON June, culture, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 33 days in Barcelona BY A USER FROM DOMINICAN REPUBLIC December, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy