Events in Madrid

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    A wide cultural offering to be enjoyed in the 21 neighbourhoods in Madrid’s summer cultural agenda (30 June - 3 September. All over the city).

    Veranos de la Villa 2017
  • Veranos de la Villa 2017

Summer Highlights

A series of films shown in their original version to suit all tastes, in a unique setting (Glass Gallery - Cibeles Palace. 7 Jul-7 Sept).

Last chance

The International Festival of Photography and Visual Arts is holding its 20th edition (31 May-27 August).

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).

The great contemporary art party in which galleries and museums open their exhibitions at the same time (14-16 September).

Annual events

The longest shopping evening of the year brings glamour, promotions and gifts to the Salamanca district (7 September).

An event to discover the world of architecture and urban development through tours, exhibitions and talks (29 Sept-8 Oct).

Architecture continues to be the queen of October in Madrid with the city’s cultural heritage festival (20-22 October).

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.

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    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: 9-10 September).

    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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