El Poble Espanyol is a unique place to celebrate events in Barcelona
The venues we offer can host small format events to large ones of up to 7,700 people: meetings, exhibitions, presentations, banquets, parties, conferences, etc. Poble Espanyol offers facilities for adapting each event to its issue and does not work exclusively with any suppliers.
Poble Espanyol stands out for the variety of its venues in terms of both capacity and style, the singularity of the facilities, its unforgettable location, etc. All of it and much more makes our precinct a place to consider in MICE sector (Meeting, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions) and in private party’s sector, a compatible feature with the touristic and cultural use it usually has. Here we present you the venues that we offer as an exclusivity, isolating the space for your guests be the only ones to attend the event.
At El Poble Espanyol we do not have exclusive rights with any providers
The largest and most emblematic space in the precinct adapts to any type of event and activity, whether by day or by night. A replica of the Castilian square of Riaza in Segovia, it’s ideal for large festivals, street parties, concerts, banquets, film shoots, etc. It’s one of Barcelona's most exceptional open-air venues, but it can also be covered if necessary.Main Square
Undoubtedly one of the most surprising locations in Poble Espanyol and the most majestic and solemn. It’s made up of the Noble Hall, a reproduction of the Palace of the Autonomous Government of Valencia and by two Renaissance porches, replicated from Valderrobres Town Hall (Aragon).Valderrobres Town Hall
Surprising and versatile. That’s the Guinovart Space, a circular building presided over by a giant sculpture of the renowned artist Josep Guinovart. Made up of different floors and with natural light that enters from a large skylight, it’s a fantastic location for aperitifs, cocktails and exhibitions.Guinovart Space
Spacious, airy and versatile, the Marquee reliably performs several functions: banquet and conference hall, film or television set, catwalk, etc.The marquee and picnic area
An example of Romanesque monastic architecture, it is made up of a conjunction of elements from different Catalan monasteries and surrounded by gardens with impressive views over Barcelona. It has a chapel, a cloister, a hall for banquets or meetings, a sculpture garden and an independent entrance that permits maximum exclusivity and privacy.Monastery of Sant Miquel
Poble Espanyol includes a great diversity of venues. So why not plan an event that uses them all? Exclusively hiring the entire precinct enables you to hold very large corporate events and offer a different activity which is sure to surprise those attending. This possibility, which includes the use of the precinct’s restaurants if you so wish, offers maximum privacy.The entire precinct
Very near the Monastery of Sant Miquel there are two venues where nature and art blend harmoniously thanks to the presence of various sculptures by 20th-centry Spanish artists. Both Bulwark Square and the Sculpture Garden provide spectacular views of Barcelona.Baluard and Sculpture Garden
In Poble Espanyol there is a theatre where shows can be put on, of course, but which can also be used as an auditorium for presentations of products or castings, etc. The venue has a large stage, a large-format screen and an audio system.Theatre Venue
One of the buildings looking onto the precinct's Main Square houses this large room ideal for meetings, conferences and other professional events. One of its features is that it is located in the Cookiteca venue, meaning that the planned event can easily be combined with an original and amusing culinary activity.Cookiteca Room
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Available venues in Poble Espanyol
Unlike other complexes dedicated to rent venues in Barcelona, in Poble Espanyol, each space is distinct and adapts to specific needs. One of the most polyvalent is the Noble Hall of the town hall, located on the Main Square. It is a reproduction of the inside of the Palau de la Generalitat Valenciana, that is why it has a historical setting: large size paintings, high wooden ceiling, continuous wooden gallery on the first floor, etc. Banquets and commercial presentations are between its star features, but it also can be transformed for many other potential uses: auditorium, fashion catwalk, etc. Almost 220 m2 more other 265m2 of the entrance porches, that can be used as a place for reception of guests’, for example.
Another of the venues for rent we offer is the called Annex Hall, that makes part of the Monastery of Sant Miquel. It is so called because it is located next to the Romanesque cloister, a charming and calm place inspired by the cloister of the Monastery of Sant Benet in Bages, one of the most famous Catalan monastic building. The Annex Hall covers 130 m2 which can be used in many and varied ways: wedding banquets, cocktail hall, conferences, business meetings, Christmas dinners and lots more.
But we still have more! If you are looking for renting a venue for about 800 standing people or a dinner or a meal for about 350 sitting people, our venue for you is the marquee. With 671 m2, it is a modern and diaphanous place that can easily fits perfectly your needs. As well as the marquee, there is also the picnic are, forested, that is located right next and can host some of the needed services for your event. Another of the major benefits of this pavilion is that it has a private access from the outside of the precinct, which offers you a major exclusivity and privacy.
During autumn and winter months, you can also choose the Hivernacle, the transparent, diaphanous, air-conditioned and covered structure which is set up in the Main Square. With 1,350 m2 and a fantastic aesthetics thanks to the plants which decorate the ceiling, the Hivernacle can adapts to any type of event.
On the other hand, if you are looking for renting venues in Barcelona to realise training activities or conferences for a public of about 200 people, our theatre can interest you. There, we can put a large-format screen in which you can project the explanations of the speech, the attendees will comfortably follow from the cushioned seats. Of course, there you can organise a streaming transmission, that is why this theatre is also available for webinars.
Our venues renting service in Barcelona also fits to the “E” of MICE (exhibitions): we have spaces that can be reserved for art exhibitions and shows. That way, our reference place is the Guinovart Space, a large and circular hall with natural light in which a giant sculpture of the artist Josep Guinovart is installed. Here you can show your own exhibition, in a singular dialogue with this other creation. It has three floors totalling more than 400 m2, available for both exhibitions and cocktails in an environment that will surprise the guests.
Another one of the covered spaces that can be reserved is the Cookiteca room: a large and modern kitchen with a dining room that can be used for any culinary event: cooking shows, food products presentations, training courses, team buildings, etc.
Added value of our venues renting service in Barcelona
Our venues renting service in Barcelona has a high added value: the environment. Poble Espanyol, inaugurated in 1929, is an emblematic precinct with a special charm, hard to find elsewhere. And all of it without renouncing to the comfort accommodations of modern halls, with the technical resources you need for the event to be a success: audiovisual system, lighting, furniture, etc. In addition, note that Poble Espanyol does not work exclusively with any suppliers.
On the other hand, the location of our venues is excellent, as for both private celebrations and MICE sector events. Not only for being located in a very symbolic place in Barcelona, the Montjuïc mountain, but also for being located few meters from the Fira, one of the major meeting place for businessmen, entrepreneurs and investors.
The ways of access to Poble Espanyol are very varied: metro and FGC (train) to Pl. Espanya station, urban buses (lines 13, 23 and 150), tourist buses and, of course, taxi, motorcycle, car or private bus, that can park in the parking nearby.