Events in Madrid

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The best magicians in the world will be performing together for the ten year running in Madrid (Teatro Circo Price. 6 Feb-8 Mar).

The most important cultural-culinary event of the year celebrates its eleventh edition (7-23 February).

The annual event fill Madrid's streets with music, colour and joy! Pick a costume, put on your dancing shoes and fill up on carnival sardines! (21-26 February).

An essential meeting place for artists, collectors, curators and industry professionals from every corner of the globe (IFEMA - Feria de Madrid. 26 Feb-1 Mar).

Annual events

The most important cultural-culinary event of the year celebrates its eleventh edition (7-23 February).

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

Thousands flock to the city to attend the processions and to enjoy the atmosphere created by the trumpets, drums and the hundreds of religious worshippers' bright and colourful attire (5-12 Apr).

Kiki Bertens (HOL) and Novak Djokovic (SER) will defend their titles in the 2020 edition (Madrid Caja Mágica. 1-10 May). Tickets now on sale!

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

Each year, around two million people take part in one of the most famous LGBTI festivals worldwide (27 Jun-5 July).

August is a fantastic month to experience Madrid at its most authentic, with the San Cayetano, San Lorenzo and Virgen de la Paloma festivities (6 to 16 August 2020).

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 Christmas treats!


Make your way up to the observation deck of the former transmissions tower and enjoy a stunning view of the city.

Take in the city's top sights on board our hop on hop off bus, equipped with audio guides in 14 languages.

And get your first 200 welcome Puntos Madrid so you can enjoy winter with these and many more plans.

  • Take a peek at our selection of the most important events taking place in Madrid and start planning your next visit!

    Madrid Events Calendar
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  • Don’t miss the weekly Changing of the Guard (held every Weds and Sat) and the Solemn Change, which takes place on the first Wednesday of each month (Next edition - to be confirmed: 4 March).

    Changing the Guard at the Royal Palace
  • Relevo solemne de la Guardia Real
  • Madrid's excellent transport system allows you to get around the city quickly and safely by bus, metro, train or taxi.

    Getting around Madrid
  • We will show you 10 tips so as not to miss the most authentic corners of the big open-air market in Madrid, where you can find everything.

    A morning at the Rastro
  • Una mañana en El Rastro