19th April 2024
El Dos de Maig street
Sitges News

Curfew ends but Sitges nightlife very quiet, with bars still closing at 1am

The first weekend without a night curfew took place without any incidents in Sitges: there were no ‘botellones’ (street drinking parties) or bars that stayed open beyond the permitted hour of 1am, as happened last week with an establishment. The local police deployed a follow-up patrol, but no action was taken. Prior to 21 January, a 1am-6am night curfew had been in place in Sitges, requiring people to remain at home.

Since 24 December, bars and music bars have been allowed to open only until 1am, as marked by the current regulations of the Catalan government. Nightclubs remain closed, however.

After 1am in the ‘Dos de Maig’ street in Sitges last Friday night, there were some groups of youths who stayed out longer for a while, but there were no drinking parties on the street or on the beach. The low temperatures also meant that people didn’t hang around for long.

Neither the local police nor the Mossos d’Esquadra had to take any action or intervene in any incidents at the weekend, unlike during midweek when they had to close a bar with 26 young people outside the permitted hours. The bar re-opened on Saturday. Overall, and even without the night curfew, the activity seen at bars in Sitges last weekend was much lower than usual. 

Small groups of youths
Small groups of youths shortly after the bars closed on Saturday night in Sitges. (L’Eco).

Click here to follow Sitges in English on Facebook, as well as Twitter and Instagram.

Click here to return to Sitges in English home page. Click here for our full archive of Sitges News reports.

Click here to get your business or services listed on our DIRECTORY.

Don’t miss out on the English section in the weekly L’Eco de Sitges (and Ribes edition). Click here to subscribe and have it delivered to your home each week.

Booking.com

Recent Posts

Two more burglaries in the urbanisation of Els Cards

News Desk - L'Eco de Sitges

No parking in Carrer Santiago Rusiñol, and El Retiro work temporarily closes other streets

News Desk - L'Eco de Sitges

A new ‘1324’ wine to celebrate 700 years of the Hospital Sant Joan in Sitges

News Desk - L'Eco de Sitges

A survey places Sitges residents as the ‘happiest’ across Catalonia

News Desk - L'Eco de Sitges

100 classic vehicles to participate in Barcelona-Sitges Rally this Sunday

Features

A UPC study quantifies future risks along the Sitges coastline

News Desk - L'Eco de Sitges

Leave a Comment