L’Arboç Fair of Santa Llúcia. Bobbin lace fair of Catalonia


It is held on the Sunday closest to December 13, and is registered as the only thematic fair in the field of bobbin lace in Catalonia. Not in vain the bobbin lace of l’Arboç or Arbocenca point is declared a Singular Profession of Catalonia. L’Arboç has been a pioneer in valuing this craft and promoting it as a cultural and tourist attraction.

The fair also has a multisectoral aspect that brings together more than one hundred stalls. It lasts throughout the weekend offering visitors animation, exhibitions and activities. The fair reaches its peak on Sunday with the large meeting of lacemakers that welcomes up to 1000 artisans, and the awards ceremony of the National Lace Competition of Catalonia.