Events in Madrid

  • The most important cultural-culinary event of the year celebrates its tenth edition (23 Jan-10 Feb).

    Gastrofestival 2019
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January & February highlights

Metro Madrid celebrates its 100 anniversary with different cultural activities (1 Jan-31 Dec).

The most exclusive interior design event in Europe holds its 54th edition (86, Núñez de Balboa street. 24 Jan-10 Mar).

The most important endurocross motorcycling competition is coming to the city (Madrid Caja Mágica. 26 January).

A contemporary and innovative festival that turns Madrid into the capital of design (Various venues. 1-28 February).

2019 sees the start of the Year of the Pig, and Madrid is celebrating this event with countless activities that showcase the traditions of the Chinese community (From 5 February)

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 Solemn Change: 6 February)

Monthly vintage market held in the south of the city (Railway Museum. Second weekend of the month. Next edition: 9-10 February).

The Farmers' Market offers fresh produce from local farmers in Madrid (Matadero Madrid. Next edition: 26 and 27 January).

An essential meeting place for artists, collectors, curators and industry professionals from every corner of the globe (Feria de Madrid. 27 Feb-3 Mar).

Annual events

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.

Each year, around two million people take part in one of the most famous LGBTI festivals worldwide (27 Jun-7 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 (2 to 15 August).

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!

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

    2019 Events Calendar
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Gourmet Markets
  • One of the most emblematic traditional markets of Madrid converted into a gourmet paradise, close to the Plaza Mayor.

    San Miguel Market
  • The most sophisticated face of gastronomy is found in this modern market in Chueca.

    San Antón Market
  • A new dining space in the Salamanca District.

    Platea Madrid
  • Tradition and innovation in a street market designed to showcase the most select gastronomy.

    San Ildefonso Market
  • Enjoy a new gastronomic experience in the heart of Madrid.

    Gourmet Experience (Callao)
  • El Corte Inglés has opened a seven-star Gourmet Experience right in the heart of Madrid's Golden Mile, at its Serrano 52 store.

    Gourmet Experience (Serrano)
  • Mercado de San Antón
  • Vista de la Plaza de Callao y calle Gran Vía desde Gourmet Experience (Callao)
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