Gijon hosts astounding music concerts during the summer in Asturias. This beautiful coastal city in the north of Spain contributes to the national and international music scheme with several popular festivals during summertime.
The city provides an extensive offering for tourism including superb beaches and the Gijon Marina with many water activities on offer, the lavish countryside and stunning hiking routes in the mountains, an intense cultural program, the delightful Asturian gastronomy, the tasty regional cider, but also a varied selection of summer festivals.
During the summer vacation, why choose when you can have it all? #visitgijon
Top Gijon Summer Festivals
The 6th edition of Metropoli Gijon combines
- Daily concerts
- Themed exhibits
- Tattoo Expo
- Metropoli Market
- Food trucks and more
Concerts: Juanes, Andres Calamaro, Mala Rodriguez, Bert, Ilegales, La Pegatina, Felix Da Housecat, Fuel Fandango, Camela
When: Friday 28th June to Sunday 7th July 2019
Where: FeriAsturias (Paseo Dr. Fleming, 481, 33203 Gijon, Asturias, Spain)
Web: Metropoli Gijon
The 32nd edition for this traditional literature festival includes
- Book fair and presentations
- Multicultural markets
- Food courts
- Amusement park
- Daily music concerts
Concerts: Winchester, Mad Rovers, Muñeco Vudu, Hector Tuya, Dakidarria, Bette Smith, O’Funk’illo, Rodrigo Mercado, Biggott, Lecter Bukoski
When: Friday 5th to Sunday 14th July 2019
Where: Semana Negra Recinto Ferial (behind Gijon Aquarium)
Web: Semana Negra
The second edition for Gijon Life brings together national and international artists during 11 days full of great music.
Concerts: Pablo Lopez, Raphael, Manuel Carrasco, Monsters of Rock, Operacion Triunfo, Quique Gonzalez, Morgan, Aitana, Izal
When: Wednesday 17th to Sunday 28th July 2019
Where: Esplanade by the School of Civil Navy (University Campus)
Web: Gijon Life
Euroyeye is the most authentic Mod & 60’s festival celebrating its 25th anniversary including
- Music concerts
- Vintage market
- Film screenings
- Art exhibits
- The popular Scooter Rally.
Concerts: Gizelle Smith, Daddy Long Legs, Los Estanques, The Allnighters, Los Volcanes, Los Malinches, Los Platillos Volantes
When: Thursday 1st August to Sunday 4th August 2019
Where: Several venues such as Plaza Mayor, Teatro Albeniz, Savannah
The Metropoli Xixon festival runs for the 3rd edition with The Offspring as the headline. The organization offers camping facilities and bus routes from other cities in Spain. No excuse!
Concerts: The Offspring, Good Charlotte, Danko Jones, Pulley, The Baboon Show, Carolina Durante, NOFX, Kaiser Chiefs, Berri Txarrak, La M.O.D.A., No Fun At All, and more.
When: Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd August 2019
Where: Laboral Ciudad de la Cultura (Luis Moya Blanco, 261 Gijon, Asturias 33203 Spain)
Web: Tsunami Xixon
In addition, if you are also interested in fascinating acrobatics and the circus tradition, the world-famous Cirque du Soleil performs its newest show Kooza from 31st July to 18th August in Gijon.
Visit our calendar page for updated information on what to see and do during your visit to Gijon. Get the best out of Gijon!
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