On December the 3rd, the shops in Passeig de Gràcia and in the surrounding streets will remain open until late in the night. This annual event has a different theme each year, and the 2015 edition will pay a tribute to the genius writer William Shakespeare.
The Shopping Night Barcelona 2015
To shop or not to shop
Among the shops taking part in the event and staying open till 2am, we can mention Brandy Melville, Furest, Bershka, Urbea, Zara, Oysho, Mango, and so many others… They will play the game and propose activities in relationship with Shakespeare world.
Activities will be organized in the streets too which will be divided into different areas called after the name of different Shakespeare’s plays: A Midwinter Shopping Dream, The Tempest, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, Antony and Cleopatra, Othello, Measure for Measure, the Globe Theatre, and The Merry Wives of Windsor.
A Midwinter Shopping Dream
In this area will take place the Shopping Night Golden Awards in Robert Theatre to reward the best window display, and the presentation of the New Porsche 911.
The Tempest area will be dedicated to art schools who will perform shows or exhibitions about Shakespeare and his masterpieces.
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
There, the sponsors of the event have the place of honor. Lindt, Filete Ruso, and Quesos de Suiza will enable you to taste their products: chocolate, burgers or cheese, there is something to suit all tastes. Also, Pet Sonic fashion and canine products have a surprise for you if you come with your pet.
Antony and Cleopatra
This area will host more sponsors of the event. Vichy, Porsche, Gas Natural, Knorr and Nocilla will hand out goodies and food.
In this zone, Yango Urban Food Carles Abellan, Suyty, Seat Mii by Mango, la Vanguardia, Shen Yun, Gran Teatre del Liceu, Knorr, and Yubari restaurant will propose you different activities such as food tasting, make up sessions, fashion shows…
Measure for Measure
This area will be dedicated to the Cercle Artístic which will display an exhibition of paintings, and live music.
The Globe Theatre
Named after the theatre where many Shakespeare plays where played, this area will be the main stage of the event with music, dancing, and Vallformosa cava.
The Merry Wives of Windsor
This area will host a big food truck market where you will be able to taste various kinds of street food.
To summarize, there will be plenty of food, music and activities to keep you awake during your shopping night.