1. Estiu Sense Barreres (Summer without Barriers)
The Estiu Sense Barreres is an event in which the parkinvites everybody, but especially people who have psychological throughout all Catalan special education schools with the aim to enjoy our park with equal opportunities.
This day the park enjoys the collaboration of more than 80 volunteers from different associations, particularly Creu Roja
Patsa takes advantage of the Estiu sense Barreres celebration to present the steps forward achieved in the park facilities in the area of accessibility and mobility. In recent years the park has presented the following improvements:
- Updating Tibidabo website with AA.
- Panoramic elevators to avoid the unevenness of the park land.
- Mobile platforms adapted for the Automata Museum and the Tibidabo Funicular.
- Changing the viewpoint access and the ride Magatzem de les Bruixes i els Bruixots in order to make them more accessible.
- Hiring adapted buses to make the transport more accessible.
- The recent installed rides such as Dididado, Edifici Cel (Cel Building), Marionetarium (show with puppets), Exhibition Room and Magic Mirrors are accessible and the Roller Coaster is also accessible.
PATSA is member of Design For All Foundation and PATSA has also been recognized on several occasions for its accessibility work.
In 2009, a total of 2.537 people, more than 80 centres, enjoyed this benefit.
2. CANÇÓ DE PAU (Peace Song Event)
The aim of this event is to promote education with values such as tolerance, solidarity and respect. For this reason, the Park opens its doors to children to offer a location where they can express their wishes for a world in peace. All the pairs, formed by an adult and a child, have free admission.
Every year Tibidabo invites children accompanied by an adult to take part in the Cançó de Pau, a charming event raising awareness of current social problems in relation to war.
Children express themselves writing messages in the giant Tibidabo PEACE notebook, where in recent years messages have been collected. The event is supported by Peace Ambassadors, people with media power who collect the peace statements and promise to spread them. Some of the peace ambassadors have been: Xavi Hernández (football player), Toni Elias (motorbike racer), Enric Massip (handball player), Dani Pedrosa (motorbike racer), Vador Lladó (radio announcer), Tomàs Molina (meteorologist), David Barrufet (handball player), Àlex Corretja (tennis player), amongst others.
In 2009, a total of 1.249 people enjoyed this event.
3. UN COP DE MÀ (Lending Children a Hand Event)
The uncopdemà event has developed out of social support activities that Tibidabo celebrates with the aim of publicizing all the tasks that Barcelona entities carry out, entities that help children in need and struggle with the aim that these children have an equal opportunity in society.
The uncopdemà event tries to raise Barcelona family awareness about these children’s social reality in an educational way and by making sure that people enjoy themselves too.
Tibidabo organizes this event together with the Real Dreams Foundation. This foundation has the aim of helping and collaborating with social support to nonprofit organizations and entities.
Real Dreams Foundation role is to organize and coordinate the Solidarity Event on behalf of the collaborative nonprofit entities.
The aim of the Uncopdemà event is to support Barcelona nonprofit entities that help children in need.
By purchasing solidarity gloves you can take part raising money for the participating nonprofit entities. These gloves allow children up 14 years old free admission and older people can get a discount when they purchase a park admission at the ticket office.
The wish is that every year different entities can take part in this event to give the opportunity to all the children’s organizations to announce themselves at this event. For this reason there is a commission to decide which entities will take part in the event every year according to their proposals.
The entities only must fulfil two requirements:
- Working to offer the same opportunities to all children.
- Be Catalan , although their action scope can be located outside of our community.
In 2010 the following ONG’s took part in the event: UNICEF, Fundació Èxit (Success Foundation), Casal dels Infants (Children Home) and Pallassos sense Fronteres (Clowns without Borders).
In 2010, a total of 768 people enjoyed this benefit.
4. AACIC (Catalan Association that helps children with heart disease)
The AAIC organizes a Great Event supporting children with heart disease at Tibidabo Amusement Park. The Park collaborates with the association.
AACIC’s objective is to explain the situation of children suffering heart disease and their families when surgery to the heart is required.
The Tibidabo Amusement Park collaborates raising money for AACIC through selling a neckerchief. This neckerchief allows children free admission and older people can get discount (neckerchief price) when they purchase park admission at the ticket office.
In 2009, a total of 1.787 people enjoyed this benefit.
5. UN DIA DE NASSOS ( Clown nose day Event)
It is a solidarity event organized by Pallapupas with the aim to raise awareness as well as money to be able to expand its work at the Catalan hospitals . Un dia de nassos is celebrated at different locations in Catalonia.
Pallapupas is a nonprofit association which works at hospitals and public health centres to improve children’s and young and elderly people’s quality of life by being with them during their painful medical treatment in order to support and encourage them.
During this event clown noses are sold and if they are shown at the ticket office children up to 12 years old have free admission and older people have a discount of 50%.
In 2010’ a total of 968 people enjoyed this benefit.
6. FANOC (Catalan Large Family Association)
FANOC is an event organized by FANOC with Tibidabo Amusement Park collaboration where all the people who have the large family certificate issued by Generalitat de Catalunya (Catalan government) can purchase the park admissions with a discount.
Tibidabo Amusement Park has been awarded by this association because the Tibiclub Familiar (annual familiar pass) has no limits on children.
In 2009, a total of 151 people enjoyed this benefit.
7. FESTA LLATINA (Latin Party)
The Festa Llatina is a meeting of Latin American groups who live in Barcelona. This party is an event of integration of thes families into the Catalan culture and additionally it provides a way for the Catalan families to get to know new cultures and traditions that are a reality in our society.
Throughout the day, the Park is filled with colour and the sounds of the Latin federations and associations that take part in the event and there are also regional dances, musical shows and typical products.
The Amusement Park offers admissions at a more advantageous price in order to make the Park more accessible as well as concessions on the buses services and the Funicular.
This party started in 2004 by Gladys Palmera Radio and Tibidabo. At Present,, the party is organized together with Fedelatina (Catalan Latin American Entities Federation).
In 2009 a total of 215 people enjoyed this benefit.