The Tarragona area celebrates various events and festivals throughout the year, some of the most relevant are:
- Dixieland International Festival – held in March, this is a traditional jazz festival featuring renowned musicians from around the world.
- Cambrils International Music Festival: held in July and is a music festival that offers a varied program of concerts and performances.
- Festa Major de Tarragona: it is celebrated in September and is the biggest festival of the city, with parades, concerts and fireworks.
- Tarragona International Classical Theater Festival: held in October and is a festival that brings together classical plays from different countries.
- Rally Catalunya: held in October and is one of the events of the World Rally Championship, with sections that run through the Tarragona region.