Events in Madrid

  • In 2017, Madrid is the international capital of diversity with the celebration of the great world LGTB Pride festival (23 June-2 July).

    World Pride Madrid 2017
  • World Pride Madrid 2017

Summer Highlights

Outdoor designer market in the centre of Madrid offering fashion, second-hand items and workshops (Plaza Dos de Mayo. Next date: 24 June).

Second edition of this gastronomic route through urban hotels with innovative culinary proposals in the form of tapas (Various establishments. 15-25 June).

The festival of urban trends is holding a new edition with activities and concerts by major names on the electronic music scene (Feria de Madrid. 30 Jun- 2 Jul).

Ibero-American Film is holding its international awards ceremony to celebrate the best Spanish-speaking films (Madrid Caja Mágica. 22 July).

Don’t miss the weekly changing of the guard (on Weds and Sat) and the special Solemn Change, which takes place on the first Wednesday of each month.

Elegance and exclusivity at the most chic pop up market in Madrid (Next edition: The Westin Palace: 14-17 September).

Annual events

August is a fantastic month to experience Madrid at its most authentic, with the San Cayetano, San Lorenzo and Virgen de la Paloma festivities.

An event to discover the world of architecture and urban development through tours, exhibitions and talks (September-October).

The longest shopping evening of the year brings glamour, promotions and gifts to the Salamanca district (September).

Join Madrileños in Puerta del Sol at midnight for your 12 lucky grapes, watch the Three Kings parade through the city, take part in the San Silvestre Run on the last day of the year, and fill up on delicious Yuletide treats!

Madrid is good enough to eat! Get ready for a fortnight of gastronomic delights (January-February 2018).

Enjoy the opening ceremony, the parade, the burial of the sardine and an endless range of activities for children and adults.

Enjoy the emotion, the passion and the gastronomy of a fully Spanish tradition.

Festivals, sweets, chotis dance and bullfights in the feast honouring Madrid’s patron saint.

  • Don't miss

    Enjoy the full programme of activities that has been prepared to celebrate the 4th centenary of the famous square (Plaza Mayor. Throughout 2017).

    400th Anniversary of Madrid's Plaza Mayor
  • Logo Cuarto Centenario Plaza Mayor
  • The Farmers' Market offers fresh produce from local farmers in Madrid (Matadero Madrid. Next date: September).

    Madrid Productores
  • Visit one of the most popular vintage markets in the Spanish capital (Railway Museum. Second weekend of every month. Next edition: 8-9 July).

    Motor Market
  • Madrid Productores
  • Take a peek at our selection of the most important events taking place this year and start planning your next visit!

    2017 Events Calendar
  • Totem. Cirque du Soleil


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