Events in Madrid

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

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

December Highlights

The Portuguese culture comes to Madrid with a varied cultural programme full of activities (Various locations. Until 30 January).

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.

A reference space for design lovers with Designation of Origin in Spain (Matadero Madrid. Next edition: 16-17 December).

The Farmers' Market offers fresh produce from local farmers in Madrid (Next date: Christmas special edition at the Railway Museum. 16-17 December).

Annual events

Madrid is good enough to eat! Get ready for a fortnight of gastronomic delights (20 January-4 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.

August is a fantastic month to experience Madrid at its most authentic, with the San Cayetano, San Lorenzo and Virgen de la Paloma festivities (2 to 15 August).

An event to discover the world of architecture and urban development through tours, exhibitions and talks (October 2018).

  • 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
  • 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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  • A short but fascinating introduction to the city’s main museums which boast an important cultural heritage encompassing most European styles

    Art in Madrid Guide (PDF)
  • Art in Madrid Guide