Events in Madrid

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  • Booksellers, authors and readers gather at one of the most traditional cultural events in the capital (El Retiro Park. 26 May-11 June).

    Madrid Book Fair
  • Feria del Libro


The International Festival of Photography and Visual Arts is holding a new edition with 96 exhibitions by 303 photographers and visual artists (Various locations. 31 May-3 Sept).

Don’t miss the weekly Changing of the Guard held every Wednesday and Saturday, and the Solemn Changing of the Guard on the first Wednesday of every month (Next Solemn Changing: 7 June).

A unique experience that allows you to explore different exhibitions rooms in each edition (Prado Museum. First Saturday of each month. Next edition: 3 June).

Two routes invite us to delve into food culture and art (Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum / San Miguel Market. Until December 2023).

Don't miss

Temporary interactive inflatable art space that has already proved to be a huge success in Milan, Paris and Rome (Escenario Puerta del Ángel. 18 Mar-23 Jul).

Madrid's most chic pop-up market oozes elegance and exclusivity (The Westin Palace. Next edition: 2-11 June).

Open-air group exhibition with more than 30 years of tradition (Plaza Conde de Barajas. Every Sunday. Check official webpage).

The city’s most cosmopolitan and unique street market celebrates two special editions, bringing together fashion, art, jewellery and accessories, as well as gastronomy (Calle de Campoamor and Calle Santa Teresa. Next edition: 3 June).

Monthly vintage market held in the south of the city (Railway Museum. Second weekend of the month. Next edition: 10 and 11 June).

A market that brings a selection of the region’s produce (Alcobendas. Second Sunday of each month. Next Edition: Check official webpage).

Madrid is one of the best LGBTQ+ destinations in the world, and its annual Pride celebrations are always attended by thousands of people (23 June - 2 July 2023).

The film festival is back this summer, screening great classics, cult movies, the latest box office hits, and family films (Glass Gallery - Cibeles Palace. 29 Jun-14 Sept). 


The city’s new official sightseeing and tourist travel pass.

An observation deck offering wonderful vistas of the city.

Visit our online store (in Spanish) of souvenirs made by local artisans!

  • Madrid's excellent transport system allows you to get around the city quickly and safely by bus, metro, train or taxi.

    Getting around Madrid
  • Hop on board one the region's tourist trains and discover some magical places.

    Tourist Trains
  • Tren de la Fresa - Compartimento y pasillo
  • Take a peek at our selection of the most important events taking place in Madrid and start planning your next visit!

    Madrid Events Calendar: 2023
  • Reforma Estadio Santiago Bernabéu
  • Planes al aire libre en primavera
  • Escape the summer heat with a refreshing splash in one of Madrid’s public or private pools. Open from 13 May till 10 September 2023.

    Madrid’s Outdoor Pools