What’s On in Madrid

  • Find out what activities are taking place over the holiday season.

    It's Christmas time!
  • Dentro del árbol de navidad


The latest aesthetics and themes from the world of dance will be taking to the stages of Madrid (Various locations. 18 Nov-8 Dec).


An illustration of how the art and architecture of classical and modern Rome have inspired Bvlgari’s designers over decades. (Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum. Till 26 February).


Complete retrospective of the work of the great Latvian photographer (CaixaForum Madrid. 1 Dec-26 Mar).

A classical music performance that recovers the spirit of funambulism (Teatros Luchana. Fridays to Sundays. 18 Nov-8 Jan).


Journey through the drawings of the great Spanish painter (Prado Museum. Till 19 February).

Zidane’s squad and the German team will be opponents on matchday 6 in the Champions League (Santiago Bernabéu Stadium. 7 December).

Combining the purest flamenco roots with touches of contemporary dance (La Estación. Gran Teatro Príncipe Pío. 9 December).

Join the electronic indie family of one of the most festival-loving and promising bands of the decade (Barclaycard Center. 11 December).

Madrid will be listening to the loveliest choir vocals and heartfelt spirituals (Fernán Gómez Centro Cultural de la Villa. 9-18 December).

The director, José Carlos Martínez premieres this version of Petipa’s ballet (Teatro de la Zarzuela. 6-18 December).

Don't miss

World-class figure skaters led by Javier Fernández performing to live music (Palacio Vistalegre Arena. 29 December).

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Registration is now open for the last sporting event of the year. A Christmas classic (31 December).

Especially for kids
  • Large scale Lego sculptures recreate the popular DC Comics characters (Fernán Gómez Centro Cultural de la Villa. Till 5 February).

    The Art of the Brick: DC Super Heroes
  • In the Espacio Fundación Telefónica you can find this unique collection that traces the history of telecommunications.

    The History of Telecommunications
  • The largest musical production ever seen in Spain. Over 80 million people around the world (Teatro Lope de Vega. Tuesdays to Sundays).

    The Lion King (El Rey León)
  • Classic Disney songs past and present in the most complete symphony show (Teatros del Canal - Sala Roja. 20-21 December).

    Disney in concert
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    The circus world will be welcoming in 2017 with a selection of their best acts (Teatro Circo Price. 2 Dec-8 Jan. Check dates).

    Circo Price at Christmas
  • A traditional music show with animated figures to celebrate Christmas (El Corte Inglés Preciados – Callao. Till 5 January).

    Cortylandia 2016
  • The art of the brick: DC Super Heroes
  • Historia de las telecomunicaciones
  • Disney in concert Magical Music from the Movies
  • Navidades en el Price
  • Cortylandia
  • Take a peek at our selection of the most important events taking place this year and start planning your next visit!

    2016 Events Calendar
  • Don Quijote. CND


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