Events in Madrid

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  • The most important gastronomic-cultural event of the year will be holding its thirteenth edition (16-29 May).

    Gastrofestival 2022
  • Gastrofestival 2022


TThe festival, which year after year brings together the best of national and international dance, celebrates its 37th edition (Various locations. 29 Apr-14 Jun).

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 the month (Next Solemn Changing: 1 June).

The most traditional and emblematic fair with the best antiques, vintage items, old coins, collectors’ items, gastronomy and entertainment (Plaza del General Vara del Rey. Saturdays. Every two weeks Upcoming editions: 4 June).

Urban Festival of Digital Art that includes exhibitions on giant screens dotted around the city as windows open to creation (Various locations. 4-31 May).

The Madrid International Documentary Festival is holding its nineteenth edition (Main Venue: Cineteca Matadero. 24 May-5 Jun).

Booksellers, authors and readers gather at one of the most traditional cultural events in the capital (El Retiro Park. Next edition: 27 May-12 Jun).

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

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

    Madrid Events Calendar: 2022
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