Social Events

DrupalCon Barcelona Events
Opening Ceremony

Join the Opening Ceremony for an exciting start to DrupalCon Barcelona 2024. Right after the welcome coffee, the Organizing Secretariat, Advisory Board members, and Drupal Association staff are eager to welcome you to the vibrant city of Barcelona. 

We'll kick things off with practical information and set the stage for the first keynote of the week - the Driesnote. Don't miss this chance to begin your DrupalCon experience on a high note and prepare for an incredible days ahead.

Date: Tuesday , 24 September
Time: 11:00 - 12:30 CEST
Location: CCIB, Auditorium

Women in Drupal Award

Let's celebrate the exceptional contributions of women in the Drupal community. Sponsored by Jakala, this prestigious recognition honors those who have significantly impacted the field through leadership, innovation, and community engagement.

Our goal is to foster inclusivity and embrace individuals across the gender spectrum. Join us in recognizing women who have excelled in Drupal-related projects and be part of a community that values diversity and excellence.

We hope to see you there!

Date: Tuesday , 24 September
Time: TBC
Location: TBC

Sponsored by JAKALA

Opening Reception

Join us for an unforgettable evening at the Opening Reception as we kick off DrupalCon together. Let's start this incredible journey with great company and excitement.

Date: Tuesday , 24 September
Time: 18:15 - 19:15 CEST
Location:  CCIB, Exhibition Halls


Wrap up Ceremony
Wrap up Ceremony

Don’t miss the event’s grand finale! Join us for the wrap-up ceremony to share one last moment together and celebrate our accomplishments.

We will:

  • CONFIRM key decisions and next steps.
  • DISCUSS Hot Topics.
  • & Have FUN!

Date: Thursday, 26 September
Time: 17:30-18:00 CEST
Location: CCIB, Auditorium

Trivia Night

Get ready for a fun and competitive evening with the pub quiz! There will be 6 rounds of 10 questions each, covering everything Drupal and a few general web topics. Form a team of 5 and vie for the title of Drupal trivia champions, with small prizes to be won. 

Arrive before 19:30 to secure your seat before the Trivia Night kicks off. Have a great time and test your knowledge together!

Date: 26 September
Time: 19:00 (doors open) - 24:00 CEST
Location: L'Estació, Espai Gastronòmic

Community Events

DrupalCon offers more than just sessions, BoFs, and contribution rooms. Beyond the usual successful events like Trivia Night, we encourage you to organize your own social events. Submit your ideas and reach out to us at for any questions.

Please note that although most social events are not organized by the conference organizers, all of them are required to operate under the Code of Conduct for the conference. The organizers are not obligated to list all proposed social events.

LagoonCon 2024

Looking for an easier way to run your Drupal sites at scale? LagoonCon Barcelona 2024 is the place to be!

Join us on Monday, September 23rd, the day before DrupalCon Barcelona starts, to discover Lagoon, the open source application delivery platform designed by developers for developers. Whether you manage a few Drupal sites or thousands of diverse applications, Lagoon can streamline your workflow and make your life easier. Learn from expert users as well as the core development team, including Toby Bellwood, Director, Product Engineering - Lagoon.

Who should attend?
Anyone aiming for a smoother delivery experience! Whether you're a CTO, developer, site builder, project manager, or product owner—especially if you work with decoupled and composable architectures—this event is for you! 

Please note that we are in the process of finalizing the sessions, but you can already register for free to secure your spot.

Date: Monday, 23 September 2024
Time: 15:30 - 20:00 CEST
Location: Mediterráneo Room at the Hotel Barcelona Princess
Cost: Free with Registration

Drupal CEO Dinner
Drupal CEO Dinner

The Drupal Business Survey investigate the trends in the digital market, in particular from service provides involved with the open source DXP Drupal. Digital agencies from all over the world participate in the yearly survey. Business insights on market share and growth opportunities are shared in a comprehensive report. The results are presented at DrupalCon Europe, the international Drupal conference. Digital business owners from all over the world are invited to participate. 

After a very successful previous Drupal CEO dinner at this venue, the CEO dinner is again held at 1881 per SAGARDI, the restaurant of the Museum of the History of Catalonia. The restaurant is a very unique space in the city overlooking the port of Barcelona and dedicated entirely to Mediterranean cuisine, from the sea to the land. The experience extends to the Terrassa de les Indianes, a contemporary cocktail bar with views of the port of Barcelona. Many partnerships and friendships started at this venue!

Date: Wednesday, 25 September 2024
Time: 18:00 - 23:00 CEST
Location: 1881 per Sagardi

The CEO Dinner is a valuable evening with business peers from all over the world. The attending fee is 100 euro, which includes a 3 courses dinner including drinks and accommodating many dietary options. The CEO Dinner is a highly acclaimed evening for many years. Space is limited so be sure to order your seat!