La Festa Major es la fiesta popular en honor al patrón del pueblo. En Sitges el patrón es Sant Bartomeu y Santa Tecla y sus fechas de celebración son el 24 de agosto y el 23 de septiembre respectivamente, teniendo más relevancia la de agosto.
Sitges Cultural Traditions
The Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia, with its more than 40 editions, is considered the first Festival of Fantastic Cinema in the world.
The wine harvest festival is organized by the Foment de Turisme and sponsored by the Torres winery.
The Revetlla de Sant Joan is celebrated all over Catalonia and welcomes the beginning of the summer. In Sitges it also happens to be the fiesta of the Poble Sec neighbourhood and features fireworks, habaneras (Cuban music brought back by sailors in the nineteenth century), fairground attractions, etc.
This aplec or gathering is normally held on the first sunday in June. Mass is held at the Ermita de la Trinitat (Sanctuary of the Holy Trinity in the Garraf natural park) followed by breakfast open to all.
This is a very old celebration that used to bring together all the people who lived in masías (stone farmhouses) and worked the land in this area and it has been reinstated and the gathering takes place in the Masía de Campdàsens in the Parc del Garraf.
The neighbourhood of Cases Noves began its life as a fisherman's quarter. It celebrates its fiesta to coincide with St. Peter, patron saint of fishermen.The fiestas begin on Friday night with a correfoc